This position reports directly to the Cancer Program Administrator within the Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida, Cancer Prevention, and Control Program. This position serves as the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (CCC) Policy, Systems and Environmental Change Expert which is a highly responsible position working with the CCC Program Director to Plan and guide cancer control efforts.
Intervention planning and implementation duties Develops or expands CCC Program’s community projects, regional cancer control and planning efforts, and other activities including contracts and assisting with reporting requirements. Works in conjunction with CCC Program staff to plan initiatives and annual objectives based on cancer burden data and priorities set by statewide cancer coalition in agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and prevention. Identifies problems and possible solutions related to programmatic assignments and discusses corrective action strategies with program leaders. Maintains current knowledge and skills in areas of responsibility through attendance at professional meetings, teleconferences, and by reading current literature pertinent to cancer. Seeks appropriate educational opportunities.
Evaluation and reporting duties Works with the program evaluators to monitor and assess CCC Program outcomes and impact. Works across Cancer Programs to plan, monitor, and evaluate initiatives and annual objectives. Assists with writing and reviewing of required reports for the program, the Department and federal requirements. Measures impact from communication and planning efforts with cancer partners statewide. Analyzes public health and cancer specific information using existing surveillance tools. Builds organizational capacity by providing technical assistance to health professionals, county health departments, and others for the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of cancer control efforts. Generates and sends ongoing communications to community partners, i.e. creation and facilitation of educational outreach opportunities, updates on state and nation events to statewide distribution list, etc. Prepares, maintains, and disseminates educational and informational materials, press releases, pamphlets, brochures, articles, abstracts, media, resources, and websites. Presents to public bodies as needed; organize and maintain files; communicate and collaborate with cancer partners statewide; gather public health and cancer information; plan and implement strategic efforts in accordance with federal grant expectations, state, and departmental policies; and analyze and utilize data. Provides leadership to statewide efforts, i.e., coalitions, councils, committees and convenes meetings as they pertain to assigned cancer control and prevention efforts. Represents the department at all assigned meetings to promote cancer control and prevention and health promotion efforts.
Program Monitoring/Contract Management Serves as a contract manager and oversee contracts for cancer control interventions. Collaborates on creation of program procurement materials. Develops or expands CCC program’s community interventions, regional cancer control collaboratives, assists with web development, and other activities including contracts, and assisting with reporting requirements. Maintains certification as a contract manager. Adheres to all rules and regulations related to Section 215.422 F.S. as well as DOH contract monitoring and management practices. Provides consultation, technical assistance and capacity building techniques to health education professionals, county health departments and others for cancer development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Ensure all ongoing contracts and agreements forms are correct and up-to-date; technical assistance via conference calls and/or correspondence is provided; site visits are performed; invoices are complete, correct, and submitted, per standard operating procedure; vendors are paid in a timely manner; and the budget for the services is correct.