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SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM MGR - SES - 64041657

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33315

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Requisition No: 50626 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM MGR - SES - 64041657

Position Number: 64041657 

Salary:  $55,000.00-$60,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 01/21/2019 

 

OPEN COMPETETIVE OPPORTUNITY

 

We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.

When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

This is a highly professional and specialized position under the general direction and immediate supervision of the HIV Monitoring and Evaluation Supervisor.  This position functions to centrally manage and coordinate the activities of biomedical intervention strategies for the prevention of HIV of the Florida Department of Health in Broward County to significantly reduce the number of new HIV infections among high-risk populations. The goals of the initiatives are to increase the knowledge, desirability, accessibility, and adherence of biomedical intervention strategies among high-risk populations in target areas throughout the county in a systemic way.  This position oversees the direct provision of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) and ancillary services for those clients screened and determined to be high-risk HIV negative persons through the [Navigation] Program.  In addition, this position designs, implements, and coordinates the Public Health and Academic Detailing initiatives for the Communicable Disease Division in regards to Florida’s Plan to Eliminate HIV Transmission and Reduce HIV-related deaths. 

 

The essential functions of this position are as follows:

Responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action appropriate.

Incumbent is responsible for approving direct reports' timesheets, as well as supervising and counseling staff. Motivates employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed. Plans workloads, work flows, work objectives and time utilization with employees. Evaluates direct reports performance through establishing performance indicators and conducting periodic performance reviews. This includes meeting with employees to ensure the established criteria are met. Trains employees in methods for performing an effective and efficient job. Communicates with employees both individually and in staff meetings. Dire the work of employees to ensure best use of time and resources.

Increase awareness of and how to implement PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical interventions activities in clinical provider practices and agencies:

  • Develop draft policies, protocols and procedures and memoranda of agreement and understanding to support PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical intervention activities with contracted providers.
  • Establish partnerships with key stakeholders to support PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical interventions activities.
  • Design and implement a public health and academic detailing initiative in respect to biomedical strategies to:
    • Create new or expand existing partnerships with community-based organizations, LGBT organizations, private health care providers, clinics and community health centers including STD clinics that serve at-risk persons.
    • Cross-train frontline communicable disease, family planning, community health and call center staff to increase knowledge of PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical interventions and ability to identify persons at substantial risk for HIV.
    • Compile a comprehensive PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical interventions Resource Directory, which includes general information, a list of vetted and culturally competent providers, possible payment sources, and other resources as needed.
    • Create or identify educational materials and tools for providers and consumers such as toolkits, brochures, and web-based content.
    • Increase knowledge of and expand access to PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical interventions as well as ancillary services through the direct supervision of the [Navigation] Program:

    • Develop and maintain the indicators of the Program by employing quality management and improvement strategies
    • Oversee all linkage and re-engagement services as they pertain to the provision of PrEP/nPEP and ancillary services including:
      • Screening, assessment, and timely initiation of services.
      • Ongoing data collection, entry, and coordination between the Health Management System (HMS), the STD Patient Reporting Investigation Surveillance Manager system (PRISM), HIV Prevention Care Coordination system (HPCC) and all other reporting systems as needed.
      • Proper reengagement and re-assessment of clients along the continuum of services including barriers, provision, and adherence to PrEP/nPEP.
      • nPEP medication and follow-up services for clients engaged from a Nancy J Cotterman SATC referral.
      • Screening and active referral for healthcare benefits, behavioral health, and other medical and social services.
      • Development and maintenance of community-based services available to persons at risk for acquiring HIV.

        Increase community knowledge and provide technical assistance to key partners such as clinical providers, community based organizations, AIDS service organizations and those who can most effectively engage priority populations.

    • Plan and implement Public Health Grand Rounds and community forums that focus on biomedical interventions.
    • Coordinate with other Programs to increase the awareness of PrEP/nPEP and the compendium of services provided by the Communicable Disease Program and the FDOH – Broward.
    • Work closely with Webmaster to ensure recent and relevant information and services are updated on the BrowardGreaterThan.org website.

Serve as Government Co-Chair for PrEP/nPEP and other biomedical interventions Advisory Group and provide technical assistance and capacity building on all BCHPPC advisory groups.

Coordinate with the Communicable Disease division to identify targeted areas and individuals at risk for HIV and that would benefit from biomedical intervention services. Strategically disseminate relevant information by using epi-data analysis, Disease Intervention Specialist information, community gatekeepers, outreach workers, and need assessments.  

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES  

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the Florida Department of Health in Broward County’s core values.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the Florida Department of Health in Broward County.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Personal knowledge of public health systems.
  • Excellent professional and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of HIV/STI prevention programs in a public health setting.
  • Expertise or demonstrated knowledge of biomedical interventions for the prevention of HIV.
  • Excellent problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to develop policies, protocols, procedures and ensure their delivery.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to establish, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with other agencies and community based organizations and planning bodies.
  • Understanding of grants, budgets, and program metrics.
  • Possess excellent and practiced knowledge of software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Powerpoint, and Publisher.
  • Ability to organize and lead a group of highly professional individuals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid driver's license free of major infractions and access to a reliable automobile to utilize for work purposes.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in public heath, public administration or a related field.
  • At least two years of experience working in the HIVAIDs Prevention Field.

  • At least two years of supervisory experience of paid staff.

  • Experience conducting community  outreach.

  • Experience developing relationships with community partners.

  • Experience conducting presentations.

  • Experience writing procedures and protocols.

  • Experience working with databases or Customer Relationship Management Software.

  • Experience writing abstracts or having  work published on Public Health Issues, HIV or PrEP

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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