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Job Title: Viral Hepatitis Prevention, Policy, and Community Manager
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Organization: Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Posted: 6/7/2019
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Position Description: JOB SUMMARY

The Prevention Manager will be responsible for coordination of activities related to viral hepatitis prevention, including outreach, training, education and collaboration with appropriate programs to facilitate access to hepatitis services. This position works in close coordination with viral hepatitis surveillance activities. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Responsibilities/Duties • Strategic planning for prevention, community collaboration, patient outreach, and policy-related activities for Viral Hepatitis Program. • Coordinate outreach, education and access to healthcare services for those at highest risk for hepatitis B & C infections in Philadelphia. • Serve as governmental co-chair and logistical lead for the Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP) coalition to mobilize city stakeholders to improve the delivery of hepatitis C services including prevention, diagnosis, care, and support services. • Create and foster working relationships with relevant organizations, community members, and government agencies to support coordinated interventions and efforts. • Collaborate as the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator with state and national partners to advance viral hepatitis elimination goals and objectives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and nationally. • Provide technical assistance to improve the delivery of viral hepatitis services in Philadelphia. • Supervise and manage staff executing prevention, policy, and communications activities • Assist in grant writing and submission of local and federal cooperative agreements and funding opportunities. • Develop and provide training, education, and presentations for viral hepatitis targeted to at-risk individuals and providers who serve the general public as well as at-risk populations • Organize and convene HepCAP citywide and steering committee meetings. • Develop and maintain online marketing campaigns through HepCAP’s marketing tools (Mailchimp, website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook). • Collaborate closely with the Hep B United coalition to develop culturally- competent strategies to improve access to hepatitis B services in high risk populations, including foreign-born Asian and African communities. • Participate in program dissemination and manuscript preparation activities. • Produce grant deliverables for federal partners in timely manner. • Participate in local, state and national conferences, conference calls and workgroups addressing viral hepatitis and related public health topics. • Identify clinical and social service settings where adults at risk for viral hepatitis receive services, and promote integration of viral hepatitis prevention, vaccination and testing programs into those settings. • Support disease surveillance and data management activities through close work with the viral hepatitis surveillance team. • Participate in emergency preparedness exercises and real response activities at the discretion of the Viral Hepatitis Manager and Division Director.

Qualifications: Education • Applicant must have a BA, and preferably an MPH or related graduate degree Skills/Experience • Experience in viral hepatitis, public health, and harm reduction; multiple years professional experience preferred • Experience providing training and/or technical assistance • Preferred experience grant writing • Preferred experience with program management in the public health field • Preferred experience supervising and managing staff • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and manage time effectively • Highly organized and detail- oriented • Flexibility and willingness to learn new tasks quickly • Excellent writing, communication, presentation, and organizational skills • Cultural competency regarding populations impacted by viral hepatitis including ethnic minorities, people who use drugs, and LGBTQ people • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel

Organization Description: The City of Philadelphia is the fifth most populated city in the United States (1.58 million people, 6 million in the greater metropolitan statistical area), the biggest economic center in Pennsylvania, and second largest in the eastern United States (second to New York City, located 90 miles away). The city’s population is very diverse both ethnically and socially. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) is both the municipal and county public health agency for the City of Philadelphia. PDPH’s mission is to protect and promote the health of all Philadelphians and to provide a safety net for the most vulnerable. The Health Commissioner oversees the Department and also chairs the Board of Health. PDPH employs over 1,200 staff across the following divisions: • AIDS Activities Coordinating Office • Air Management Services • Ambulatory Health Services (operates 8 City health centers) • Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion • Disease Control • Environmental Health • Health Commissioner’s Office • Human Resources • Information Technology and Services • Maternal, Child, and Family Health • Medical Examiner’s Office • Office of Facilities Management • Public Health Laboratory

Closing Date: 9/7/2019
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Contact Name: Steven Alles,  Viral Hepatitis Prevention, Policy, and Community Manager
Contact Location: 1101 Market Street 12th Floor

Philadelphia   PA  
Contact Location: 1101 Market Street 12th Floor
  Philadelphia   PA  
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How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Danica Kuncio (

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