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COME WORK WITH US! 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.



Job Location:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017

Posting Details:

Salary: $63,800 

Grade: 22


Job Summary:

A Career in Public Service Awaits You, Come Join our Prevention Services Team!

Your Talent, Our Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

Why work for ADHS? A great benefit of working for the State of Arizona is a fantastic work/life balance. State employees enjoy challenging work, popular remote work options, comprehensive health and wellness benefits, and career growth opportunities.

What You'll Do:

As the Well Woman Health Check Program Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination of the federally funded CDC National Breast and Cervical Cancer Detection Program, and state funded Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program. Additionally, the position serves as the department's designated subject matter expert/specialist to inform and educate contracted Federally Qualified Health Centers, County Partners, AHCCCS, hospital systems and non traditional partners enhancing community-clinical linkage and referrals.

The Well Woman Health Check Program Manager will also inform and educate policy makers, administrators, and the public about the importance of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast and cervical cancers, and will manage the activities and projects of the Well Woman Health Check Program.

This position reflects the duties that are required to closely interact with cancer and other chronic diseases community partners, stakeholders, voluntaries and outside agencies; in addition to bureau, division and senior management within ADHS.

You will be accountable for fostering collaboration, which will produce innovative and cutting-edge approaches to cancer prevention and control efforts throughout the state. You'll provide the direction to contractors of program and resolutions to program problems related to billing, coding and patient processes.

You will be required to address the common communication elements of cancer and primary risk factor categories and health system change from a comprehensive and integrated perspective. This position will be enforcing policies and procedures within the Well Woman Health Check Program, within the bureau as well as the department.

The position functions include but are not limited to:
Developing and monitoring an accurate budget request that corresponds with the program's assigned grant(s) and monitors expenditures.
Coordination and development of agenda for contractor meetings, contractor continuing education, events and program manuals, and contractor quarterly reporting.
Develops and monitors program contracts and required contractual processes.
Prepares and submits in a timely manner all program financial and contractor reports and grant applications.
Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external partners.
Interprets state and federal laws and local rules and regulations governing aspects of all implemented program elements. Is responsible for work of considerable difficulty in planning, implementing and administering a major statewide health program. This position reports directly to the cancer office chief and is also required to maintain a direct confidential working relationship with the Program Administrator and Bureau Chief.

Job Duties:

- Develops agenda for Contractor Meetings, contractor continuing education, represents WWHP at community events. Develops contractor meeting schedule on an annual basis. Promotes programs and benefits of early detection and screening and may present at professional conferences, state and local clinics, and public events as needed. This function may include after-hours and weekends.
- Develops Program Operational Manuals that are in concert with state and federal law, regulatory requirements, and programmatic guidance. Develops policy for implementation at the contractor level. Manuals are updated annually with contractor input/review.
- Assists in writing and developing program progress reports & publications to meet federal grant requirements, program annual reports, websites, etc. Responsible for addressing ad hoc questions from the funding agency.
- Develops and Implements contact monitoring tools, and standards for contract monitoring to be used during contract site visits. Writes contract site visit reports with findings and areas for improvement specific to each contractor. Develops annual site visit schedule.
- Provides technical assistance to program contractors based on ongoing monitoring and problem-solving for program contractors. Conducts on-site technical assistance site visits which require statewide travel including overnight stays.
- Develops/writes, distributes, and evaluates Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and/or intergovernmental agreements, scopes of work and program deliverables. Works with procurement to determine the most effective procurement process and is the procurement contact when associated questions arise.
- Attends required training, conferences & seminars for professional development, and continued education on federal program requirements as determined and approved by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-The public health system and best practices, at the federal, state, and local level.
-Population health and health disparities best practices.
-Chronic disease prevention best practices.
-Concepts of cancer prevention and control; prevention, research, health disparities, evidence based guidelines for all ages, grant availability, resource availability and community based activities is vital.
-Community assessment, federal, state and local programs and resources, nonprofit and county systems, group processes.
-Theories and practices of formative evaluation, program revision and implementation, reimbursements, diagnosis and trends in the arena of Cancer Prevention and Control. Skills in leadership, management, fiscal management, strategic and operational planning, negotiation, interpersonal relationships, conflict resolution, group facilitation and problem solving.
-Strong analytical skills for interpreting data, policy development and procedures; in addition to having excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
Skill in:
-Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, as to communicate technical information effectively.
-Strong analytic skills, as applied to program evaluation, interpreting policy and, data analysis and interpretation.
-Effective time management and organizational skills, as applied to contract monitoring, reporting, and program planning and implementation.
-Develop strong partnerships with community organizations, local health departments, and health systems.

Ability to:
-Travel in and out of the State of Arizona.
-Work with diverse stakeholders.
-Work as a team member and independently on work related projects.
-Change and adapt to new tasks and environments.
-Problem solve.
-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):

Bachelor's degree in public health or related field and four years experience in cancer, chronic disease, and population health, including work experience managing or coordinating a public health program. Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of professional experience.

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).


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: Health Impact Program (HIP) where you can earn up to $200 annually by participating in our award-winning program of free preventative health screenings (mini-health, mammography, prostate), immunizations, lifestyle/mindfulness classes and physical activities) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counseling sessions - 12 free per year per issue for each employee and each covered dependent. Available 24/7 for support, resources and information on work/life solutions, dependent/elder care, college planning, wills, legal guidance, financial resources, funeral planning and more)
− 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


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.


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.