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SYNDROMIC SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

  • 502845
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

SYNDROMIC SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND OPERATIONS

 

Job Location:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $55,000 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

This position will serve as a coordinator and business analyst for the syndromic surveillance program. This position will work closely with internal and external partners to ensure the business needs and user requirements for the syndromic surveillance data. The position will work to create and disseminate user documentation and best practices for using syndromic surveillance data.

This position will work to execute data sharing agreements and monitor and review public health systems and data.

Job Duties:

- Work with internal and external partners to understand business needs and user requirements related to the syndromic surveillance program.
- Respond to helpdesk queries and assist partners from state/county/tribal public health departments, health care facilities, and federal agencies.
- Prepare and maintain end user documentation, training, and best practices for using and analyzing syndromic surveillance data.
- Review data and prepare formal and informal reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Public health surveillance or health data, basic data analysis, and computerized database management.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.

Skills in:
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Create and present technical user documentation.
- Develop and deliver communications, presentations, and demos.
- Computer skills including excel, google suite tools, and simple database queries.

Ability to:
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
- Excellent problem solving ability.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Any combination of training and experience that meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs); Bachelors degree in a health-related field or other degree or four years of professional experience in public health.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Must possess a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issues pursuant to A.R.S. §36-113.

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

RETIRE
To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.