Public Health Job Opportunities

New Hampshire DHHS positions

NH DHHS is looking to hire five onboarding Specialists and five data quality specialist positions. They are also looking to hire one Data Analyst who has experience with data analysis and creating data visualizations using tools such PowerBI and Tableau etc. All these positions are for two years until June 30, 2024.

The Job IDs are:

Onboarding Specialist: 9T3126, 9T3127, 9T3128, 9T3129, 9T3130

Data Quality Specialist: 9T3121, 9T3122, 9T3123, 9T3124, 9T3125

Data Analyst: 9T3162

To apply:

1) Go to State of New Hampshire job site at https://das.nh.gov/jobsearch/employment.aspx [das.nh.gov]

2)      Click the “Search for Jobs” icon on the right toolbar.

3)      Enter the Job ID (XXXXX) for the position in the search tool.

4)      Select the position.

5)      Click “Apply” in the upper right corner.

a.       If it’s your first visit to the NH State jobs site, you will have to create a log in and profile to apply for new positions.

b.       The details in your profile will be evaluated for qualification for the position; please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for including full details of your work experience, education, etc. in your profile.

Candidates can reach out directly to COPH Alumn Alok Patra, who works there on the immunization team with any questions: alok.ku.patra@dhhs.nh.gov .

These positions are on hybrid schedule.

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Disease Surveillance Specialist

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department is seeking a Disease Surveillance Specialist.

The Disease Surveillance Specialist (DSS) provides investigation, prevention, and control of
communicable diseases to improve health status and prevent illness. The DSS is responsible for
program planning, implementation, evaluation, and assuring compliance with state guidelines
and policies for communicable disease control.

View the full job description here.

Find the employment application and instructions here.

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Disease Intervention Specialist

Under the supervision of the bureau chief, maintains a regional field office for the delivery of disease prevention and public health services in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Serves as a liaison between IDPH and local public health for communicable diseases, including HIV, STDs, viral hepatitis, TB, and other vaccine-preventable diseases. Delivers STD and HIV partner services, including counseling, interviewing, and educating persons infected with communicable diseases. Solicits partner and contact information, provides referrals for support services, and acts as an advocate by ensuring linkage to case management, medical, and other support services. Performs partner/contact investigations, including location of partners, risk reduction counseling, HIV testing, and linkage to other follow-up testing and treatment. Conducts re-interviews for HIV-positive persons identified as out of care and/or never in care and works to connect them with appropriate medical services. 

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Immunization Epidemiologist

Job Description

This position will serve as the Immunization Program Epidemiologist for the Iowa Department of Public Health. The Immunization Program resides in the Bureau of Immunization and Tuberculosis.

Responsibilities of this position include:
Under the supervision of the Chief of the Bureau, this position will provide epidemiological analysis of vaccine preventable diseases and immunization data. This position will assist with data related to the Immunization Program and the Public Health Tracking Portal. Duties include data tracking, statistical analysis, and reporting on immunization coverage levels compared to state and national benchmarks for immunization rates for all age groups and social/ economic determinants. The position works in collaboration with program staff regarding data sets and leads work to collect, compile, analyze and report statistical data. This position will require the use of SAS statistical software and Tableau data visualization programs to complete reports and ad hoc data requests. This position will be responsible for analyzing data and preparing reports prior to submission to CDC and coordinating public facing data sets. Utilize data to perform statistical analysis of Bureau data. Disseminate data and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders and use results to recommend specific action and/or new policies, procedures, and standards for program quality improvement and provide technical assistance to IDPH grantees on data related issues. Participate in Department data work groups, CDC site visits, and state and national trainings and workshops.

Data Manager, Global Health Security Initiative

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

PATH’s Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) leads several projects that serve the Global Health Security Agenda and aim to strengthen global capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. These include the five-year, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-funded Global Health Security Partnership (GHSP) project; the USAID Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) project; and the USAID Discovery and Exploration of Emerging Pathogens–Viral Zoonoses (DEEP VZN) and Fleming Fund projects aimed at combatting and preventing the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

GHSI is seeking a Data Manager to provide technical data management expertise across consortium partners to support the DEEP VZN project. The Data Manager will contribute to database development, management, and maintenance by identifying and solving database requirements and data modules for the Client Management Information System. The Data Manager will not only ensure that the MS SQL back end is operational and highly available and troubleshoot any database problems, including breakage and corruption of base tables, wrong formats, data types, and records, but will also do pre-analysis data management (data exportation, importation, frequencies as necessary, data quality assurance, and improvement). This position will be based in Seattle, WA or Washington, DC under the supervision and direction of the Project Director with technical guidance and support from technical experts from PATH Headquarters and in collaboration with consortium data management representatives. They will also work closely with the DEEP VZN Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Lead.

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