Massachusetts Public Health Association

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Environmental Toxicologist

The Environmental Analyst I will support the day-to-day biomonitoring activities in the Bureau of Environmental Health’s (BEH) Environmental Toxicology Program. The incumbent will be responsible for working with the Environmental Toxicology Program (ETP) Director, ETP Assistant Director, and the Biomonitoring Study Staff. This individual should be familiar with the technical aspects of environmental exposure, including: assessing human exposure to environmental chemicals, interpreting biomonitoring and other analytical chemistry data; and comparing biomonitoring data with national data (e.g. e.g., NHANES data). The ideal candidate should be familiar with environmental exposure investigations, including appropriate consent form procedures, and participant enrollment.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Epidemiologist I

The Epidemiologist I will work in the Occupational Health Surveillance Program (OHSP), and conduct epidemiological investigations regarding occupational risk factors for work-related injuries and illnesses, with primary responsibilities focused on injuries among hospital workers. This is accomplished by collecting and analyzing epidemiological data from ongoing surveillance systems, administrative records, and questionnaires; and by interpreting the results of studies of the incidence and distribution of occupational disease and injury in the population. Responsibilities include those related to the operation of the Department’s Sharps Injury Surveillance System, including contact with hospital occupational health/infection control staff, collecting, coding, analyzing and interpreting data from hospitals on the incidence and distribution of work-related sharps injuries in Massachusetts, and maintaining quality standards.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Community Health Planning and Engagement Specialist

Title: Community Health Planning and Engagement Specialist

Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Brief Summary of Position:

The Community Health Planning and Engagement Specialist is an essential member of the prevention and wellness team in the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention. The specialist will work with community coalitions, local/regional health departments, health care systems and other stakeholders (such as regional planning agencies) to foster healthy communities.

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Job Posting for Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Deputy Director for Healthy Youth and Violence & Injury Prevention

Title: Deputy Director for Healthy Youth and Violence & Injury Prevention

Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Brief Summary of Position:

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a dynamic and experienced public health professional dedicated to improving the lives of Massachusetts residents. The Deputy Director of Healthy Youth and Violence & Injury Prevention is a new position for an experienced, strategic, and visionary public health leader to join the senior leadership team of the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention.

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Job Posting for Boston Public Health Commission: Senior Program Manager, Healthcare System Preparedness

BPHC serves as the Sponsoring Organization for the Boston Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (HPC), the City of Boston’s Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition (HMCC). The Senior Program Manager, Healthcare System Preparedness is responsible for overseeing program and project management of the Boston HPC on behalf of BPHC. The Senior Program Manager leads the recruitment and engagement of the Boston HPC members, and leads the development and completion of initiatives set forth by the Boston HPC Executive Committee and various project specific working groups. 

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Business Management Specialist, Contracting – Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking to hire a self-motivated professional who will work as a member of the Office of Administration & Finance in the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) to prepare, process, and monitor all types of BSAS contracts.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Business Management Specialist, Billing – Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a self-motivated professional to work as a member of the Office of Administration & Finance in the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) to coordinate, monitor, and implement BSAS billing practices as well as conduct fiscal reviews on BSAS providers.

The Business Management Specialist will assist with billing entry process and resolution of billing issues, and will also provide ongoing technical assistance. Utilizing Commonwealth systems and resources, this individual will create and monitor payment transactions and research contract and vendor information. These resources include, but are not limited to, MMARS, VendorWeb, EIM/ESM, Commbuys, and New PTS.

The incumbent will also be responsible for contract and expenditure tracking and reporting for BSAS interpreter services requests and other duties as assigned.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Pediatric SANE I, Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) I – Bureau of Community Health & Prevention with the Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC), Brocton

The Department of Public Health (DPH) in collaboration with the Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) in Brockton is seeking a caring and compassionate nursing professional for the role of Pediatric SANE. Fostered by a “do no harm” philosophy of care, our ideal applicant will provide comprehensive nursing care which may include but not be limited to completion of a forensic examination with forensic evidence collection, and screening, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI) as needed. The ideal candidate will provide care that is developmentally appropriate to children and their families, and will serve as part of the CAC’s multidisciplinary team in response to concerns of child sexual abuse. Additional responsibilities include providing psycho-social support, teaching, health promotion, anticipatory guidance and linkages to the child’s primary care provider.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Environmental Analyst II, Outbreak & Response Coordinator – Bureau of Environmental Health, JP Campus

The Outbreak and Response Coordinator will administer surveillance, investigations, environmental assessments, control measures, and post response activities for the Food Protection Program (FPP) in collaboration with other agencies and jurisdictions. The incumbent will respond to reports of food-related illness, injury, outbreaks and hazards, whether unintentional or deliberate, and generates recommendations for foodborne illness (FBI) prevention. This position will coordinate response activity with and technical support to local Boards of Health (LBoH), and develops informational meetings for local officials, industry stakeholders and professional society representatives, state and federal officials, and other interested parties. The Outbreak and Response Coordinator will assist with the development, training and coordination of emergency response procedures and the environmental investigation of foodborne disease outbreaks, food/food establishment and consumer product complaints, food tampering and other naturally-occurring or man-made disasters including bioterrorism events affecting the safety of the food supply. He/she will be responsible for reporting on technical aspects of above topics to Director of the FPP, other DPH staff and/or staff of local, state or federal agencies; makes presentations at public health hearings and/or other public meetings. The individual will also assist with grant development and management, and prepares reports, studies and analytical data on environmental assessments and/or processes related to the above topics.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Epidemiologist I – Bureau of Infectious Disease & Laboratory Sciences, JP Campus

The Epidemiologist I position helps to maintain all aspects of the HIV/AIDS reporting system including HIV data in the Bureau’s integrated disease surveillance system. The incumbent will work with state and federal epidemiologists to integrate information obtained from HIV/AIDS case reports. This position will use HIV surveillance and laboratory data to identify HIV+ individuals that may have fallen out of care or not in optimal care.

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