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Job Title: Public Health Representative II
Job Number: 2017-3625
Organization: Health Research, Inc.
Posted: 5/16/2017
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: $49,483.00/Yr.
Position Description: The Public Health Representative II will join a team of public health professionals to coordinate the NYS Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (SVIPP), a cooperative agreement funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The incumbent will use existing delivery systems for dissemination, implementation, and evaluation of best practice programs and policies as they related to four focus areas: prevention of motor vehicle crash injury and death, traumatic brain injuries, prevention of child abuse and neglect, sexual violence prevention, and intimate partner violence prevention. Duties include, but are not limited to: planning, coordinating, and implementing evidence-based or evidenced-informed public health programs; providing technical assistance to injury and violence prevention practitioners and the general public; and tracking progress. The incumbent will work closely with project staff to carry out evaluation activities. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree and one year of experience providing direct patient/client services in a health, human service or community-based organization, or institutional setting, OR an Associate's degree and three years of such experience, OR HS diploma and five years of such experience. A Master's degree in a relevant field may substitute for one year of experience. Qualifying experience may include communicable disease, mental health, or alcohol/substance abuse counseling. School health offices are considered an institutional setting and health care providers, such as private physician’s offices are considered health care settings; AND/OR performing oversight activities in a health regulatory organization to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules or regulations; AND/OR conducting epidemiological research including assisting in data collection, conducting patient interviews, abstracting medical records, participating in study design, and developing questionnaires and/or data analysis; AND/OR performing responsibilities as a registered nurse. Research must have involved the study of the incidence, spread, and/or control of communicable or chronic diseases. Laboratory bench research will not be considered qualifying experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the planning and implementation of evidence-based public health programs, including working with coalitions, coordinating meetings and trainings, and working with diverse groups of colleagues and partners. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office software applications, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Organization Description: Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health- related entities. HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.

Closing Date: 5/30/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kelly Coultry,  HR Administrator I
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax: 518-431-1252
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers- or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204- 2719. Please include reference code 2017- 3625 on envelope.

Additional Information: Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

Web Site Delete Date: 5/30/2017