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  • 26 Aug 2020 11:41 AM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

    IMMUNIZEVA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

    ImmunizeVA, the statewide immunization coalition in Virginia, was established in 2020 with the mission to protect the health and advance the well-being of all Virginians by optimizing immunization rates through developing and promoting education, collaboration and advocacy that is grounded in health equity. Although work to build this coalition preceded the current pandemic, the public health crisis has brought several urgent immunization needs to the forefront, including falling childhood and adult immunization rates, preparation for one of the most challenging flu seasons in recent history, outreach regarding new school vaccine requirements, and the upcoming vaccination challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. This internship offers public health students the ability to actively engage in public health coalition building while responding to urgent statewide needs. Students will have the opportunity to engage in a diverse range of topics as they relate to immunizations, including professional and community outreach and education, advocacy, and quality management.

    Background: The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is the public health institute for DC, MS, and VA. IPHI serves as the convener and backbone for ImmunizeVA. This coalition is composed of stakeholders, to include healthcare professionals, public health professionals, pharmacists, parents, schools, and others who are all committed to increasing immunization rates and health equity.

    Specific Tasks:

     Conduct research on current immunization protocols and best practices in support of coalition activities.

     Conduct research on current immunization guidelines and recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

     Keep abreast of evidence-based information surrounding COVID-19 vaccine development.

     Contribute to developing strategies to increase flu vaccination in Virginia.

     Track anti-vax activity and trends, particularly in Virginia.

     Develop strategic public health messages for coalition website and social media campaigns.

     Assist in the development of agendas for various workgroups.

     Identify and assist with the development of materials needed to support activities outlined in each workgroup’s work plan.

     Support workgroups in their development and implementation of strategic activities.

     Support recruitment efforts for the coalition.

     Draft related presentation materials including PowerPoint slides, briefs, and other materials.

     Engage in other activities to support coalition activities as assigned.

    Qualifications

     Enrolled in an MPH program or equivalent

    Logistics:

     Total hours = 180+

     This is an unpaid internship experience

    For more information on this field placement, contact Rebecca Epstein, Program Manager, at repstein@institutephi.org


  • 21 Aug 2020 10:50 AM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

    Early Childhood Health Specialist

    Early Childhood Curriculum & Grant Management

    Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, Virginia 22042

    Description:

    Performs a variety of professional health duties required to plan and coordinate a comprehensive health service program which includes a broad range of medical, dental and nutritional services for children 0 to 5 years old and their families.

    Qualifications:

    Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in nursing or public health. Registered nurse preferred. Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to operate PC and input data; ability to plan and complete tasks; ability to work with program staff, other agencies, parents, volunteers, and community members from different ethnic, racial and socio-economic backgrounds. Familiar with community resources, child growth and development, and record keeping systems. Experience in Head Start program and/or two years experience working with infants, preschool children, and/or expectant parents. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public health administration with particular reference to Head Start/Early Head Start, or children 0 to 5 years old; and knowledge of laws and regulations governing the FECEP/Head Start/Early Head Start, or children 0 to 5 years old, program activities of FCPS, and its organization and operations.

    Interested candidates should apply online:

    http://careers.fcps.edu/gateway.htm?&tg=supp&req=13591BR 

    Equal Opportunity Employer


  • 31 Jul 2020 2:14 PM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

    Virginia Health Catalyst (www.vahealthcatalyst.org) strives to ensure all Virginians have equitable access to comprehensive health care that includes oral health. Catalyst seeks an experienced Program Director to lead collaborative, health-saving initiatives focused on equity, policy change, public health, community and clinical care, and public awareness. This is a full-time, grant-funded position. Specific responsibilities and job requirements are listed below.

    The program director leads an outstanding team charged with advancing public health in the Commonwealth, prioritizing mission-driven efforts that address social determinants of health and systemic racism. This person will drive initiatives that help our clinical partners better integrate and coordinate care to meet the needs of their communities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead program design and strategy for all of Catalyst’s grant-funded initiatives
    • Manage existing, and cultivate new, collaborative partnerships to drive change that increases access to equitable, comprehensive health care that includes oral health; efforts include engaging partners in advocacy efforts and facilitating interprofessional learning collaboratives
    • Work with funders and state partners on collaborative project design and strategy
    • Develop tools and resources to support integrated care, health equity, and provider education, including white papers, toolkits, and trainings
    • Ensure all programmatic deliverables are met
    • Manage the programs team including facilitating department meetings, conducting annual reviews, and identifying professional development opportunities
    • Work with directly with the development team to create grant budgets and track/analyze program spending 
    • Manage Catalyst’s Clinical Advisory Board
    • Deliver succinct program reports and/or presentations to funders, Catalyst board members, the CEO, and state/national partners
    • Participate in grant-related meetings, partner meetings, and internal/external educational offerings
    • Help to grow Catalyst’s service opportunities to advance care integration, quality improvement, and health equity 

    Successful candidates will demonstrate:

    • Dedication to equity and commitment to continued learning on issues related to race, equity, and inclusion
    • Commitment to Catalyst’s core values: transparency, partnership, excellence, equity, and respect
    • People-management experience
    • Experience with nonprofit management and/or managing grant-funded deliverables
    • Knowledge of quality improvement techniques
    • Ability to write clearly and succinctly and make well-organized verbal presentations
    • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and prioritize competing demands in a fast-changing environment
    • Strong analytic and communication skills
    • Experience working with clinical providers in any setting
    • Ability to seek and engage new partners while maintaining existing relationships
    • Strong strategic thinking, organizational and leadership skills
    • A commitment to producing consistently high-quality, detailed work, even under deadline
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Flexibility, a sense of humor, and a desire to work in a collaborative, drama-free environment

     

    Requirements:

    • At least ten years experience in public health or related field
    • Quality improvement expertise (preferred)
    • Successful experience managing a team or direct reports
    • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s welcome
    • Some overnight travel required

    Salary Range:  $75,000 - $85,000 depending on level of experience

    Benefits:

    • This is a full-time, grant-funded position. Catalyst offers vacation, sick, and paid parental leave, health, dental, and life insurance options, and a Simple IRA with employer match after 12 months of employment. 

    Catalyst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, employing, and promoting the best-qualified individuals. Catalyst aims to create an inclusive, safe working environment, and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Catalyst does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran’s status, political affiliation, socio-economic status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, three references, and three writing samples (3 page limit each – excerpts are accepted) to Brita Bergland bbergland@vahealthcatalyst.org with the subject line “Program Director Application.” Position is open until filled, with interview invitations beginning August 17, 2020. No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications will be treated confidentially.


  • 26 May 2020 5:00 AM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

    Gateway Healthcare Professionals is looking for qualified supervisors with a Master's in Public Health to assist the Commonwealth of Virginia! 

    If you are looking for a new position with a great company that offers:

    - Good work/life balance

    -Access to benefits like PTO, paid holidays & retirement savings

    - Job availability all over Virginia 

    Apply through our website. Click Apply to start the ball rolling on your career with Gateway Healthcare Professionals! 

    Contact us at 804-767-4050 or info@gatewayhealthpros.com 

    https://www.gatewayhealthpros.com/jobs

  • 03 May 2018 11:06 AM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

    Senior Trainer

    Alteristic seeks dynamic and charismatic public speaker with leadership skills. Alteristic is a mission-driven organization dedicated to the reduction of violence. Senior Trainer will provide consultation, training, and curriculum development on research-informed, data-driven prevention strategies for a variety of audiences including universities, communities, high schools, military audiences and others. 50% travel required. Located in Springfield, Virginia but working remotely is option. Visit www.alteristic.org/careers.

    Green Dot, etc, Inc. is now Alteristic, Inc! Please note my new email address: sexton@alteristic.org as of September 18.

     

    Marigail Sexton

    Director of Strategic Partnerships

     

    P: (571)319-0354

    sexton@alteristic.org

    www.alteristic.org


  • 23 Jan 2018 1:22 PM | Michael Royster

    The Institute for Public Health Innovation is recruiting a – (20-30 hours per week) Program Manager Consultant to assist with managing a growing portfolio of initiatives and special projects to promote health equity in Virginia. This position will develop and conduct trainings and workshops on the principles and effective approaches to promoting health equity and health in all policies for diverse stakeholders and audiences. For more information and to apply, click here.

  • 12 Jan 2018 4:25 PM | Kerry Redican (Administrator)

    Senior Trainer:

    Alteristic seeks a dynamic and charismatic public speaker with demonstrated leadership skills to join our training team. We are a high-growth, mission-driven organization dedicated to the dramatic reduction of power-based personal violence. The Senior Trainer will provide consultation, training, and curriculum development on research-informed, data driven prevention strategies for universities, military installations, state coalitions, K-12 school personnel, and community agencies. The ideal candidate will have exemplary interpersonal and public speaking skills, initiative, and will be highly collaborative. This job requires 50% travel. This position may have the option to work remotely from anywhere in the US, depending on individual job responsibilities.

    We offer a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience, and our benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, generous leave, and retirement.

    Job Duties:

          Lead in training and adaptation of content for diverse populations.

          Provide training and technical assistance in the domains of power-based personal violence prevention (sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, bullying, child abuse, and elder abuse) and effective community mobilization including but not limited to the Green Dot Violence Prevention strategy.

          Under the supervision of the Vice President, Programs, serve as a point of  contact for technical assistance related to prevention strategies.  This includes providing telephone and web-based consultation regarding effective prevention and supporting clients through the process of implementing the Green Dot strategy.

          Contribute as a team member to prevention program curriculum development for diverse populations (k-12, college, military, neighborhoods, communities of color); media development; online presence; innovative community mobilization strategies, etc.

          Master new and existing training programs and stay abreast of key developments in the field.

          Collaborate with the Director of Communications to ensure that all training materials are accurate and conducive to the needs of training participants and are reflective of new developments in the field.

          Other duties as assigned


    Employment  Requirements:

          Master’s degree required

          Must have some degree of experience with power-based personal violence prevention in the area of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, child abuse, elder abuse, and/or bullying

          Must be a dynamic and persuasive trainer

          Must be an excellent communicator

          Must be self-directed

          Must complete an application for employment;

          Must submit to background checks (including but not limited to a Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) registry check, criminal background check and Department of Motor Vehicles Check), and the results of the checks must yield no findings that would be inconsistent with the mission of Alteristic.

          Experience with program and content development preferred

          Experience working with diverse populations and proficiency in languages other than English is preferred

          Experience and/or training in adult education is highly desirable

          We are seeking to fill multiple trainer positions. For one of the positions, candidate must have 3-5 years’ experience working in a college or university setting and will ideally have some supervisory experience.

    How To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest, a writing sample (for example, academic writing, curricular writing or similar) and a 5-minute video demonstrating candidate’s public speaking style (does not need to be specific to this topic) to: applicants@alteristic.org.

    Please put "Senior Trainer" in email subject line. Apply as soon as possible as resumes/tapes are evaluated and interviews scheduled as applications are received.

    Alteristic values and respects the diverse viewpoints and experiences and individual differences of all people. Alteristic is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all interested job seekers to apply.


    ABOUT ALTERISTIC:

    Alteristic is a non-profit organization that tackles societal issues at local, national, and global levels. Alteristic provides comprehensive prevention education, consultation, and training that addresses sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, harassment, suicide and other issues. Committed to optimizing and activating inherent human good, Alteristic equips and mobilizes communities to create social norms that ensure safety, respect, and the opportunity to thrive for all people. Rigorously evaluated and shown to move the needle, Alteristic was founded on the principles of the widely disseminated Green Dot violence prevention strategy.

    Alteristic works with domestic and international communities, educational institutions, government entities, and corporations to amplify the actions of individuals toward transformational social change.


  • 12 Jan 2018 4:22 PM | Kerry Redican (Administrator)

    Senior Program Developer:

    Alteristic seeks a brilliant program writer with extensive knowledge about domestic and sexual violence prevention to join our team. We are a high-growth, mission-driven organization dedicated to the dramatic reduction of power-based personal violence. This is a senior level position working directly with the President on the international and national stages.

    We offer a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and our benefits package includes health, dental, vision, and life insurances, generous leave, and retirement. Position will be based in Springfield, Virginia and there will be at least 30% travel associated with the job.

    Job Duties:

          Lead in developing violence prevention programming and curricula with national, international, and state-wide scopes.

          Engage in high-level, strategic consultation with clients including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Military, state governments, colleges and universities, international NGOs, and community-based organizations in order to develop context-specific violence prevention programs and curriculum.

          Stay abreast of scientific literature in the field and apply findings to program development.

          Gather information from clients and specialized constituencies to inform program  development.

          Adapt existing Green Dot program materials and curriculum to meet client needs.

          Present developed programs and curricula to clients, clearly communicating the research-basis of all programmatic decisions and the vision of measurable violence reduction.

          Work in close collaboration with the President on all program development.

          Receive input from the training team and work with the Director of Communications on program materials design.

    Employment  Requirements:

          Ph.D. required

          Must have at least 5 years experience with power-based personal violence (domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, child abuse) prevention and/or intervention.


          Must possess impeccable writing skills.

          Must be an excellent communicator.

          Must be self-directed.

          Must complete an application for employment.

          Must submit to background checks (including but not limited to a Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) registry check, criminal background check and Department of Motor Vehicles Check), and the results of the checks must yield no findings that would be inconsistent with the mission of Alteristic.

          Experience and/or training in adult education is highly desirable.

    How To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest, and a writing sample to applicants@alteristic.org. Please put Senior Program Developer in the subject line. Apply as soon as possible as resumes are evaluated and interviews scheduled as applications are received.

    Alteristic values and respects the diverse viewpoints and experiences and individual differences of all people. Alteristic is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all interested job seekers to apply.

    ABOUT ALTERISTIC:

    Alteristic is a non-profit organization that tackles societal issues at local, national, and global levels. Alteristic provides comprehensive prevention education, consultation, and training that addresses sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, harassment, suicide and other issues. Committed to optimizing and activating inherent human good, Alteristic equips and mobilizes communities to create social norms that ensure safety, respect, and the opportunity to thrive for all people. Rigorously evaluated and shown to move the needle, Alteristic was founded on the principles of the widely disseminated Green Dot violence prevention strategy.

    Alteristic works with domestic and international communities, educational institutions, government entities, and corporations to amplify the actions of individuals toward transformational social change.


  • 27 Oct 2017 7:03 AM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

    The PhD programs in Healthcare Policy and Research and Social and Behavioral Sciences are accepting applications for fall 2018. Qualified students are offered up to four years of funding, including full tuition and fees waiver.


    Health Behavior and Policy has a number of funded and emerging policy-related research areas that include work on state policy evaluations, healthcare access, quality and costs, cancer prevention and control, community engaged research, obesity prevention and treatment, communication in healthcare, health disparities, cancer prevention and control, women’s health, economic and systems modeling and behavioral economics, to name a few areas. The department also has invested in both national datasets and unique state and local data that are available for student research.

     

    Our aim is to train exceptional independent researchers and our graduates have had great success, winning awards for their research (AcademyHealth and William & Mary Graduate Research Symposium) and finding employment as faculty and post-docs or in private research positions.

     

    For more information, contact Kate A Grant at kate.grant@vcuhealth.org


  • 19 Sep 2017 9:52 PM | Michael Royster

    With a focus on Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) builds partnerships across sectors and cultivates innovative solutions to improve health and well-being for all people and communities, particularly those most affected by health inequities. Our work strengthens service systems and public policy; enhances the environments and conditions in which people live, age, work, learn, and play; and builds organizational and community capacity to sustain progress.  


    The Institute for Public Health Innovation is recruiting a full-time Program Manager to manage a growing portfolio of Community Health Worker initiatives to promote population health and health equity in Virginia. For more information click here


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