Massachusetts Public Health Association

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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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Job Posting for The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, Inc.: Senior Program Officer

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts(“Foundation”)seeks a highly motivated and qualified individual to fill a new Senior Program Officer position beginning in January 2019. The Senior Program Officer will play an important role in helping the Foundation continue to grow its grantmaking impact. Reporting to the Vice President for Programs, the Senior Program Officer will assume primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the Foundation’s Activation Fund grantmaking avenue. Activation Fund grants are typically one‐year grants for discrete projects aimed at helping nonprofit organizations shift to a higher level of capacity that can be sustained over time. In addition to soliciting and reviewing Activation Fund grant applications and ensuring a fair process, the Senior Program Officer will provide technical assistance to applicants and grantees, manage the award process, monitor grants, and assist in evaluating the Foundation’simpact. The Senior Program Officer may also assist with other Foundation grantmaking activities, as needed. This is a full‐time position with occasional evening meetings (scheduled in advance).

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Job Posting for The Food Project: Executive Director

The mission of The Food Project is to create a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system. You can read more about their work on their website linked here.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Laboratory Technician I

As part of Central Laboratory Services, this position performs pre-analytic specimen processing for a variety of laboratories in the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory (MSPHL), and operates various laboratory and office equipment. The Laboratory Technician I enters specimen receipt order information and testing laboratory into laboratory information management systems (LIMS), and ensures accuracy for notification, prioritization, routing and delivery of specimens to the proper testing laboratory. The incumbent maintains documentation for quality control records and inventory, and complies with all safety and security protocols.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Epidemiologist II

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) seeks to hire an Epidemiologist II to be a member of the Statics and Evaluation (S&E) unit within the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS). The incumbent will be responsible for data collection and analysis, database management, report preparation and provision of technical assistance to contracted agencies.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Director of Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Public Health is seeking a senior scientific manager with expertise in the area of chemistry. This manager will be a member of the senior team at the State Public Health Laboratory and oversee the Analytical Chemistry Division within the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences.  The position will oversee testing, operations, and policy for the Analytical Chemistry Division which includes the Pediatric Blood Lead Screening Laboratory, the Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, and the Level I Chemical Threat Response Laboratory.

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