Massachusetts Public Health Association

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Job Posting for Bureau of Community Health and Prevention, MA Department of Public Health: Bureau Director

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking an experienced, strategic, and visionary public health leader to join the DPH senior management team as the Director for the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention. BCHAP is responsible for a wide range of prevention activities that promote the health, safety, and well-being of all the people in Massachusetts.

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Job Posting for Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, MA Department of Public Health: Bureau Director

The Bureau Director will provide leadership and assume accountability for the overall strategic, financial, operational, licensing and service delivery outcomes for substance addiction prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services. The Bureau is responsible for licensing substance use disorder treatment programs and counselors; assuring quality of services; funding and monitoring prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services; providing access to treatment for the uninsured; developing and implementing substance use disorder-related policies and programs; and tracking substance use disorder treatment trends in the state.

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Job Posting for AIDS Action Committee: Public Health Nurse

As part of the Access and Youth on Fire Programs, The Public Health Nurse (PHN) (RN) will work alongside program staff to provide nursing services to People Who Use Drugs (PWUD) as well as homeless and street involved youth. The PHN will use a harm reduction and trauma informed approach to provide specialized nursing support and HIV/HCV/STI screening to these populations. The PHN will also provide administrative support for other clinical activities such as patient walk-in triage, health navigation, risk reduction counseling, supply inventory, and serve as a resource for program staff. The PHN will work independently in two episodic clinics and will receive clinical supervision from an offsite clinician.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts CommunicateHealth: Communication Associate

CommunicateHealth is seeking a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills and a strong interest in health communication. They are looking for a perfectionist’s eye for detail applied to coordinating schedules, crafting an email, or capturing meeting notes. Candidates should be comfortable holding all the pieces of a project and can follow-up on action items with colleagues to see tasks through to completion. In addition, candidates should:

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Job Posting for AIDS Action Committee: Outreach Specialist, Access Program

Under the supervision of the Overdose Prevention Coordinator working alongside other staff, the Outreach Specialist will assist in implementing and evaluating outreach workplan, conduct street-level outreach for active injection drug users in high-need areas of Greater Boston, provide overdose prevention trainings with community groups and businesses, and will provide on-site health education duties as needed.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Investigator for the Board of Nursing

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Bureau of Health Professions Licensure is comprised of the ten Boards of Registration and Certification and the Drug Control Program and Prescription Monitoring Program. For this role, the Massachusetts Board of Nursing is seeking a motivated individual to investigate complaints against nurses and advanced nurse practitioners that are licensed in Massachusetts. The selected candidate will be responsible for independently overseeing an investigation caseload and will be expected to gather evidence in the form of legal and clinical documents, witness statements, and sometimes video evidence. The selected candidate will also be responsible for analyzing the evidence and writing detailed investigation reports to present to the members on the Nursing Board.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Field Epidemiologist

The Field Epidemiologist specializes in disease follow-up and short-term health navigation activities for individuals diagnosed with, or exposed to, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. The ideal candidates will be able to apply the principles of epidemiology to a disease investigation that aims to interrupt future transmission events. The Field Epidemiologist may need to deliver laboratory results to patients infected with an STI and notify individuals who have come in contact with a person infected with an STI, including HIV.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: PHIT Data Visualization Specialist

The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) Data Visualization Specialist is an essential member of the Office of Population Health. The specialist will work with data stewards, data owners, and content experts across the Department to develop and maintain publicly accessible data visualization applications. The specialist will support the Office of Population Health’s data initiatives. The primary responsibility of the specialist will be to support the PHIT initiative in its effort to serve as the primary hub for public health data available within the Department. Secondarily, the Data Visualization Specialist will support other initiatives within the Office of Population Health and across the Department. The specialist will be responsible for assisting with overseeing internal Departmental processes related to updating, creating, and controlling the quality of presentations and content development for the publicly accessible data products. This individual will also be responsible for providing guidance to programs throughout the Department on what data visualization tools are available and support for using them. This individual will be responsible for ensuring quality representation of the evidence base and data in order to maintain the highest quality of products. This will involve consulting with the PHIT Epidemiologist, dataset-specific data stewards and content experts department-wide.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Epidemiologist I

The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) Epidemiologist I is an essential member of the team and will act as a Data Steward within the PHIT system. The Epidemiologist I will work with other data stewards and data owners across the Department and with the PHIT data Visualization Specialist to ensure that data included in PHIT from DPH programs is accurately presented. The Epidemiologist is also responsible for ensuring the presentation of the data are responsive to the needs of DPH stakeholders and partners, and that technical requirements are met for data and messaging preparation and data uploading and presentation.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Grants Management Specialist III

Massachusetts Home Visiting Initiative provides evidence-based home visiting services to families across the state through local service agencies. It is part of the national Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV).

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