Friday, May 11, 2018

Program Manager Chronic Disease - Cook County Health & Hospitals System


Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process: https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=00121629

JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                         
In alignment with the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Strategic Plan and under the direction of the Deputy Director, Public Health Programs, the Program Manager is responsible for strategically leading the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Unit.  This position will work to strengthen the agency's chronic disease prevention control and health promotion initiatives to reduce the burden of chronic disease and promote healthy living and health equity in suburban Cook County. Policy, systems and environmental approaches are key to the Unit addressing the racial, ethnic and other inequities in health outcomes.  The Program Manager manages the overall day-to-day operations and personnel of the Unit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·         Master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Planning or health related field from an accredited college or university. (official transcripts due at time of interview)
·         Eight (8) years of experience in public health.
·         Five (5) five years of supervisory experience. 
·         Three (3) years of experience with grant management.
·         Position requires moderate to heavy local travel for which the employee must possess a valid driver’s license and insured vehicle or otherwise provide an acceptable and reliable means of transportation.
·         Must obtain ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 certifications within six (6) months of employment.

Typical Duties
  • Cultivates and supports linkages or partnerships with other major sectors and key stakeholders in public, nonprofit and private entities to increase awareness, drive action, and ensure accountability in efforts to reduce the burden of chronic disease, promote health and wellness, and address health inequities.
  • Uses media, social media, advanced technologies, community networks and public relations concepts to communicate information.
  • Serves as CCDPH’s liaison with local, state and national organizations on matters involving chronic disease prevention/control and represent the Department on advisory boards, work groups, taskforce and consortia for related initiatives.
  • Develops and ensures implementation of an agency and community-wide strategic plan around chronic disease prevention control, including tobacco prevention and control and health promotion initiatives.
  • Develops and implements evidence-based interventions, and conduct evaluation to ensure on-going feedback and program effectiveness.
  • Applies a health equity lens to the development, execution and evaluation of programs.
  • Translates and disseminates knowledge generated by research and evaluation for decision-making about policies, programs, grant-making, and related equities.
  • Implements strategies to change policies of organizations and communities capable of affecting the health of suburban Cook County residents, especially those who are most impacted by adverse health outcomes.

ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.  

CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.

The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.



COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Monday, February 26, 2018

ASSISTANT PROGRAM COORDINATOR - CCHS


ASSISTANT PROGRAM COORDINATOR – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH –
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE UNIT                                                                                                                 
                    

Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process: https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=00120719

JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                        
Under the general supervision of the Project Director V, the Assistant Program Coordinator - Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Coordinator is a professional employee responsible for developing agency plans and policies. This position will be responsible for the oversight of surge capacity public health preparedness and response planning from the county level to the community level including activation, mobilization, response and demobilization; writing the plan and facilitating implementation, which may include direct oversight of education and training development for volunteers, planning partners, and CCDPH employees. This position will coordinate and lead, as appropriate, activities to respond to public health threats and emergencies, as well as provide leadership and project management for major preparedness initiatives supported by the agency and/or its partners. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·         Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Health Administration, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, or other related health science, medical, or emergency response field (official transcripts must be provided at time of interview)
·         Three (3) years of experience in public health, environmental health, emergency medical services planning or infectious disease control
·         Two (2) years of experience in emergency planning, emergency response, or emergency management
·         Experience with plan writing or policy writing
·         Must obtain certifications in IS 100, 200, 700, and 800 within six months, and certifications in ICS 300 and 400 within a year of employment
·         Must participate in Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program trainings within a year of employment
·         Duties involve local travel; employee must possess a valid driver's license and an insured vehicle
·         Must be able to construct written documents in a clear, concise manner
·         Must be available for "on-call" duty


ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.  

CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.

The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


    link will redirect to the CCHHS Career Page:  http://www.cookcountyhhs.org/careers







Wednesday, November 15, 2017

DIRECTOR OF EPIDEMIOLOGY - Cook County: Department of Public Health

Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process: https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=00120757

JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                         
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Public Health Programs or designee. The Director of Epidemiology directs and oversees all aspects of health status assessment and health planning for use in agency and community based strategic planning and program development. Applies principles of epidemiology, health informatics and planning.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Master's degree or higher in Epidemiology or Biostatistics, or Master's degree or higher in Public Health, with a concentration in Epidemiology,  Biostatistics, or Infectious Diseases is required
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience working in community epidemiologic analysis of population health data is required
  • Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience is required
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in disease surveillance and control; chronic disease assessment and prevention; demography; public health informatics; or community health assessment and planning is required
  • Must obtain NIMS FEMA IS 100, 200, 700, and 800 certifications within six months is  required
  • Must be able to travel to locations throughout the Cook County area is required

ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.  

CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.

The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
 




COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Open Research Project Coordinator Position

Laboratory for Human Neuroscience
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Laboratory for Human Neuroscience, under the direction of Dr. Joel Voss, is seeking a full-time Research Project Coordinator. Current research in the laboratory involves neuroimaging, noninvasive brain stimulation, and eye-tracking methods for studying memory. The successful candidate will contribute to an ongoing, large-scale study on the effects of noninvasive brain stimulation on memory brain networks in human research participants, supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Mental Health. We are a large and vibrant team of full-time research staff, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty seeking someone who is motivated, detail-oriented, conscientious, and adept at solving novel problems to join our team. Our research protocols evolve with our findings and so we are particularly interested in individuals who can creatively find solutions to challenges associated with implementing new procedures and technologies as they are developed.

Primary responsibilities involve working in a leadership role within a large team to: oversee and manage data collection operations, contribute to the development of new and revised study procedures, oversee recruitment and retention of research participants, manage study equipment and resources, assist with the preparation of data summaries for federal reporting requirements, and assist with data collection operations.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in psychology, biology, neuroscience, or a related field
  • A master’s degree in a field related to scientific project management and/or at least five years of experience in a research leadership role 
  • Experience in cognition and/or neuroscience experiments with humans (especially EEG or MRI)
  • Strong organization abilities and experience with IRB procedures
  • Experience in planning and coordinating recruitment of research participants
  • Experience DBMS (SQL, Access, etc.)
  • Ability to problem solve in a collaborative and dynamic working environment

For more information about the laboratory, please visit: http://www.lhn.northwestern.edu
Northwestern University is committed to fostering diversity. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please 

  1. Send your application to lhn@northwestern.edu
  2. Visit: http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/careers/ and respond to job posting: 32378


Please include with your application a cover letter, your C.V., and names of three reference providers. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Position with Flint Lead Registry

A job posting with the newly forming Flint Lead Registry. - http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497946/project-administrator


Master's Degree in project management, epidemiology, psychology, education or related field is preferred.