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Job Title: Emergency Preparedness Surveillance Program Manager
Job Number: 42883
Organization: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Posted: 7/10/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Concord,  NH    USA
Compensation: $52,377.00-$62,244.00 USD
Position Description: Supports the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, Infectious Disease Surveillance Section (IDSS), by supervising and monitoring syndromic and emergency preparedness surveillance systems and staff; responsible for the development and implementation of individual surveillance systems, as well as maintaining coordination with other state and federal agencies involved in emergency preparedness and response.

Please see supplemental job description and how to apply for more details.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in health administration, public health, nursing, social or physical sciences or psychology. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Six years' experience in a public health or social service agency providing planning, consultation or direct services with at least two years in a supervisory capacity, one year of which shall be in a health related setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Coursework in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research or administration preferred. Experience or training in emergency preparedness and response activities preferred. Experience or training in managing information technology projects preferred. Experience or training in planning and plan writing preferred.

Organization Description: The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is a responsive, expert leadership organization that promotes optimal health and well being for all people in New Hampshire and protects them from illness and injury. DPHS is responsible to serve the public - individuals, families, communities and organizations - by delivering high quality, evidence-based services. DPHS responds promptly to public health threats, inquiries, and emerging issues. DPHS is charged with the authority and accountability to enforce laws to protect the public's health in areas as varied as the inspection of food establishments and the prevention of childhood lead poisoning. To assure the public's health, DPHS will work swiftly within the limits of the laws and the authority they grant

Closing Date: 10/10/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Katrina Hansen,  Emergency Preparedness Surveillance Program Manager
Contact Location: 29 Hazen Drive

Concord   NH  03301
United States
Contact Location: 29 Hazen Drive
  Concord   NH  03301
  United States
Contact Phone: 603-271-4496 8325
Contact Fax: 603-271-0545
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please visit the employment website: Search for the position "PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER #42883(Job Id 12210)" and fill out an online application.

Contact Katrina Hansen(see contact info above) for more details.

Additional Information: RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages a designated set of syndromic and emergency preparedness surveillance systems including the assignment of duties regarding database hygiene, queries and reports.

Writes new and ensures updates to existing public health emergency preparedness and response plans in collaboration with state, regional and local partners.

Acts as a liaison with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal partners to implement appropriate technical additions to the surveillance systems.

Supervises the development and implementation of individual surveillance systems, as needed, during high alert emergency situations, including coordination of data collection activities with other agency units and/or individuals both internally and externally.

Schedules technical assessments and evaluations of the surveillance program and reviews policies and procedures related to such program making recommendations for revising the program as necessary.

Supervises technical surveillance staff and coordinates workload with all other surveillance and program staff.

Schedules conferences and develops presentations for internal and external stakeholders regarding all syndromic and emergency preparedness surveillance systems.

Ensures that all professional, clerical, clinical and record-keeping functions are completed as required by the specified surveillance system and as required by federal and state requirements.

Develops, monitors and implements contracts and grants with agencies for the delivery of services for surveillance systems and public health preparedness capabilities.

Assures through program oversight the performance improvement of the nationally accepted public health preparedness capabilities and associated performance measures.

Ensures availability to support the Department as needed in the event of a public health emergency.

Web Site Delete Date: 10/10/2018