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Job Title: Hepatitis B Elimination Project Coordinator
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Organization: Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Posted: 7/25/2019
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
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Position Description: JOB SUMMARY

The Hepatitis B Elimination Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of activities related to hepatitis B education, surveillance, and prevention within the Division of Disease Control in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Several activities conducted by Project staff will aim to improve HBV testing, treatment, and vaccination access throughout Philadelphia including outreach, training, education and collaboration with appropriate programs to facilitate access to hepatitis services. This position will execute project goals in close coordination with several key partners within the Division of Disease Control and with external stakeholder partners. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Responsibilities/Duties • Coordinate outreach, education and access to healthcare services for those at highest risk for hepatitis B infections in Philadelphia. • Synchronize partner activities to accomplish project goals and deliverables. • Organize and maintain regular standing meetings and collaboration activities with partner organizations. • Produce grant deliverables and reports for federal partners in timely manner. • Create and foster working relationships with relevant organizations, community members, and government agencies to support coordinated interventions and efforts. • Provide technical assistance to improve the delivery of hepatitis B services in Philadelphia. • Supervise and manage staff executing prevention, policy, and communications activities • 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 • 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 project dissemination and manuscript preparation activities. • Participate in local, state and national conferences, conference calls and workgroups addressing hepatitis B and related public health topics. • Support hepatitis B surveillance and data management activities through close work with the Hepatitis B Epidemiologist. • Support project evaluation activities with external evaluators and the Hepatitis B Epidemiologist. • 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 • Preferred experience managing federal grant deliverables • 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: 10/25/2019
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Contact Name: Steven Alles,  Hepatitis B Elimination Project Coordinator
Contact Location: 1101 Market Street 12th Floor

Philadelphia   PA  
Contact Location: 1101 Market Street 12th Floor
 
  Philadelphia   PA  
 
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Contact Email: steve.alles@phila.gov
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How to Apply: Application: If interested, please send a resume/CV and a cover letter to HEP- DDC@phila.gov

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