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HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST - 64049142 1 1 1 1 1

Date:  Jun 26, 2022
Location: 

BRADENTON, FL, US, 34208


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Requisition No: 570047 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST - 64049142 1 1 1 1 1

Position Number: 64049142 

Salary:  $36,614.00 

Posting Closing Date: 07/01/2022 

 

 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County.  If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!  Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision to be the Healthiest State in the Nation.  Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.

 

The incumbent works within the community to expand the education and testing program to target populations for HIV/AIDS.  He/she works closely with various community organizations/schools to help increase HIV awareness thru presentations, health fairs, or other events per supervisor approval.  The incumbent will work closely with the Operations Services Manager to staff direct outreach activities throughout the community.  This may include, but is not limited to, distributing condoms, and visiting local businesses for the purpose of making literature and condoms available to the local community.  He/she will assist with clarification, resources development, and advertising of special events which will include STD Prevention Month, National Testing Day, National Latino Awareness Day, World AIDS Day, Black Awareness Day, and National Girl and Women Awareness day.  The incumbent networks with existing indigenous organizations to provide a comprehensive and culturally sensitive outreach programs within specific cultural/ethnic minority populations where HIV has taken a disproportionate toll on the community. Attends community meetings addressing HIV/AIDS issues as assigned.

 

Will act as Team Lead to the HIV/STD Outreach Team. Duties will include: maintaining daily activities in the department and ensuring staff coverage at mobile outreach events and the jail, conducting daily huddles to inform staff of daily assignments and share any DOH updates with the team, documenting total number of tests conducted at each outreach event and reporting totals to the division director daily, reviewing the annual workplan and ensuring activities are being met, ensuring the mobile unit is in good working condition, attending community meetings, and keeping the division director apprised of any issues or concerns that inhibit the success of the HIV and STD Outreach Team. 

 

The incumbent will ensure that the patients are knowledgeable about such programs as Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA), the AIDS Insurance Demonstration Project (AICP), the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), Ryan White Title II, PAC Waiver and HIV/AIDS Case Management.  In addition, the incumbent assists patients on a limited basis to access social programs such as disability, food stamps, emergency food baskets, clothes, locating affordable housing and any other needs related to the patient's holistic care.  If the clients have a HIV case manager these services should be coordinated with their manager.  The incumbent works with patients to develop individualized plans of care to encourage compliance with their treatment/medication regimen and laboratory test. Maintains records of the number of hours with each client, number of units, and quarterly statistics to include sex, race, ethnicity, and income of clients seen.  Those HIV positive clients will also be educated on ways to reduce the incidence of HIV/STD transmission by evaluation of high risk behaviors and encouragement of safer behaviors including the mandatory informing of potential sex partners. 

 

Maintains a caseload of HIV positive patients, pregnant women, and their exposed children up to 18 months of age, and high risk HIV negative patients as assigned by supervisor.  This caseload is back-up to the Linkage to Care Coordinator. This position serves as back-up Linkage to Care Coordinator. Encourages healthy and safer behaviors to positive and high risk negatives clients, and ways to reduce HIV/STD transmission or reinfection at 100% of contacts either in person or by phone. Maintains accurate and clearly documents patient's record with contacts in person or by phone no later than 36 hours after event.  Maintain records of the amount of contact hours, number of clients and sex, race, ethnicity and income of clients seen, for monthly and quarterly reports, and submits to supervisor no later than the 3rd day of the following month.

 

This position serves as the Preventive and Training Counselor. The incumbent staffs, and helps to develop and plan activities for HIV/AIDS education & testing throughout Manatee County. He will be responsible for activities and classes.  Develops networking contacts in the community to expand the education programs to target populations for HIV/AIDS.  Develops and promotes educational and training opportunities and provides HIV 101, 104, and 500 classes.  Provides 501 trainer courses and updates. Acts as primary Health Educator for the HIV/AIDS program, and maintains own certification on a yearly basis. Maintains an up to date knowledge of HIV/AIDS and community resources through regular staff meetings, continuing education, reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. 

 

Facilitates and recruit the Voices intervention making sure all the core elements are included and guidelines are followed.  Consults with and solicits community agencies, the private sector and community service organizations to assist with program development, expansion and improvement through their involvement.

 

Maintains an up to date knowledge of HIV/AIDS and community resources through regular staff meetings, continuing education, reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. Ensures at least 4 hours of training a year, and competency in operating computers (including Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, etc.)

 

Reports accurate daily activities into the HMS on a weekly bases, and time for payroll to the People First System no later than 5:00 PM Thursday of closing period. Reports individual monthly report, to supervisor no later than the 3rd of the following month.  Maintains an accurate and timely calendar with daily activities.    

 

Performs other related duties as needed.

 

All information held in health department records is confidential with access governed by state and federal laws.  Confidential information includes the client's name, address, medical, social and financial data and services received.  Sexually transmitted disease should afford client's privacy, confidentiality and dignity.    

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Ability to work with clients

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Ability to work with various computer programs

 

Qualifications:

Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) or other certification to draw blood

Bachelor's Degree preferred

 

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

Manatee County

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. 

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.   

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton