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Job Title: HIV Surveillance Unit Supervisor
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Organization: Department of Health Services
Posted: 11/19/2019
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Madison,  WI    USA
Compensation: $32 - $38 per hour
Position Description: This position is responsible for the leadership, planning, development, direction, management and supervision of the HIV Surveillance Unit, which encompasses statewide surveillance systems for HIV and AIDS. Primary responsibilities include directing and guiding the surveillance, reporting and epidemiologic analysis of data regarding HIV and co-infections in Wisconsin.

The HIV Surveillance Unit Supervisor serves as the principal investigator and leads the design, development and implementation of HIV surveillance systems to systematically collect, analyze, interpret and disseminate data to characterize the trends in these infections, detect active clusters of transmission and inform implementation of public health interventions and evaluate public health response. This position directs surveillance efforts to detect and respond to HIV clusters or outbreaks; identify perinatal transmission of HIV; design and implement a system to use HIV data to assure linkage to care; direct epidemiologic investigations of HIV health care associated infections and other HIV cases of public health significance; and preparing articles of surveillance findings for peer-reviewed publications.

Supervisory responsibilities encompass supervising, managing, and directing HIV Surveillance Unit staff which includes research analysts, epidemiologists and office associates. Other duties are administrative, fiscal, liaison and reporting activities of these programs, including activities associated with securing and implementing funding that supports the programs. The HIV Surveillance Unit Supervisor has lead responsibility for overseeing and writing the HIV surveillance federal grant applications and progress reports, managing contractual agreements and allocating funding resources.

Qualifications: Minimally qualified candidates will have:

Experience in a leadership or supervisory role performing duties such as leading a multidisciplinary team, reviewing work of others, hiring staff, disciplining staff, training, etc.

Experience with project or program management (e.g. budgeting; strategic planning; monitoring results; leading change and quality improvement projects or initiatives; recommending alternative processes, performance management, implementation, evaluation, etc.).

Experience performing surveillance and epidemiologic investigations of communicable diseases.

Experience providing consultation or technical assistance to local health departments, prevention specialists, or healthcare providers on communicable diseases.

Ability to adapt quickly and make decisions under pressure.

Effective communication skills.

In addition, well-qualified candidates will have:

Experience summarizing results of surveillance/epidemiologic findings into reports or publications.

Experience writing and managing federal grants or contracts.

Experience with Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System or a public health surveillance system.

Experience performing surveillance and epidemiologic investigations on HIV.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 2/19/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Rachel Dietz,  HIV Surveillance Unit Supervisor
Contact Location: 1 W Wilson St

    
Contact Location: 1 W Wilson St
 
      
 
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Contact Email: rachel.dietz@dhs.wisconsin.gov
Web Address: https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=100480&jobid=99994&org=435&class=46120&index=true
How to Apply: Please apply online through wisc.jobs

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