Public Health Job Opportunities

Tobacco Data Analyst

Description

Utilize data in order to help lower the risk of tobacco-related illness and death for your fellow Nebraskans.

Location of position: Nebraska State Office Building Lincoln

Work schedule: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday

Examples of Work

Tobacco Free Nebraska is looking for a talented person to join our team. This person should be enthusiastic about all things data, surveillance, and evaluation in addition to wanting to help Nebraskans live better lives by reducing tobacco-related death and disease. A day in this position could include: Overseeing the design, implementation, and analysis of all tobacco-related surveys which may include contract management, generating sample sizes and designs, developing survey tools, and disseminating results. Conducting statistical analysis of tobacco related data including, but not limited to, hospital discharge data, vital statistics, smoking-attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs; statistical analysis of health survey data such as Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS) data, Nebraska Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data. Providing technical assistance to local grantees and communities regarding tobacco-related data and evaluation as well as preparing tobacco-related data fact sheets, reports and publications. Working collaboratively with both internal and external partners such as Student Health And Risk Prevention (SHARP) surveillance system team, BRFSS user workgroup, Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), and the Evaluators’ Network. Creating and delivering presentations to partners both internal and external. Obtaining usable data; reviewing data; using data tools and surveys to ensure quality data is available to drive programmatic decisions. Developing and maintaining professional working relationships; overcoming business relationship hurdles as needed. Developing infographics, data reports, maps, and grant reports in a variety of formats to facilitate program outcomes for internal and external audiences. Presenting data effectively for a variety of audiences, including the use of data visualizations, common terms and summary findings. Writing reports on activities, surveillance and evaluation for grant reporting requirements. Occasional day travel and very infrequent overnight travel. Working closely with and providing data and evaluation support to an amazing team. Other duties as assigned. Overseeing the design, implementation, and analysis of all tobacco-related surveys which may include contract management, generating sample sizes and designs, developing survey tools, and disseminating results. Conducting statistical analysis of tobacco related data including, but not limited to, hospital discharge data, vital statistics, smoking-attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs; statistical analysis of health survey data such as Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS) data, Nebraska Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data. Providing technical assistance to local grantees and communities regarding tobacco-related data and evaluation as well as preparing tobacco-related data fact sheets, reports and publications. Working collaboratively with both internal and external partners such as Student Health And Risk Prevention (SHARP) surveillance system team, BRFSS user workgroup, Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW), and the Evaluators’ Network. Creating and delivering presentations to partners both internal and external. Obtaining usable data; reviewing data; using data tools and surveys to ensure quality data is available to drive programmatic decisions. Developing and maintaining professional working relationships; overcoming business relationship hurdles as needed. Developing infographics, data reports, maps, and grant reports in a variety of formats to facilitate program outcomes for internal and external audiences. Presenting data effectively for a variety of audiences, including the use of data visualizations, common terms and summary findings. Writing reports on activities, surveillance and evaluation for grant reporting requirements. Occasional day travel and very infrequent overnight travel. Working closely with and providing data and evaluation support to an amazing team. Other duties as assigned.

UNMC 2020-2021 FWS Positions

All Federal Work Study (FWS) positions for the 2020-21 Academic Year are now posted.

A few things to know:

  • You must be eligible for FWS, according to your 2020-21 FAFSA. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact UNMC Financial Aid.
  • If you are a current/returning UNMC student, you may begin working in a position any time.
  • If you are an incoming/Fall 2020 UNMC student, your first day of work cannot be before the first day of classes (August 24th).
  • For more information about FWS, click here.
  • Reach out to the contact person for positions you are interested in, and they will provide any special application instructions.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact Brenda Nickol with COPH Career Services.

View available FWS positions at UNMC here.

NE DHHS Chronic Disease Positions

The Nebraska Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program, within the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, currently has two open positions. We are seeking motivated and self-driven professionals to provide innovation, leadership, and guidance to organizations and partners in Nebraska.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs Coordinator – Closes 7/6/2020 11:59 PM CST

This position will predominately serve as the Evidence-Based Programs Coordinator (75%) and will assist with pharmacy-based initiatives aimed at improving management of diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol (25%). Evidence-based programs currently include the Living Well Programs (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, Diabetes Self-Management Program, Chronic Pain Self-Management Program) and Healthy Heart Ambassador Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program. This position works as part of a collaborative team to assure effective implementation and evaluation of program activities.

To learn more about the position and to apply click here.

Diabetes and Nutrition Programs Coordinator – Closes 7/10/20 11:59 PM CST

Serve as the subject matter expert for diabetes management and education programming with a focus on improving access to and participation Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES) programs; enhancing DSMES coverage among insurers or employers; and improving quality of diabetes care among healthcare providers. This position works as part of a collaborative team to assure effective implementation and evaluation of program activities.

To learn more about the position and to apply click here.

CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) application open until Jan 28

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), a unique public health training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will open its 2020 application period January 22–28. PHAP is seeking exceptional recent college graduates interested in public health careers.

PHAP is a two year, competitive, paid training program. Associates gain broad, hands-on experience working in public health programs in state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments; nongovernmental organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations. Continue reading “CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) application open until Jan 28”