The recruitment period for this job posting has been extended.
Effective July 1, 2021 the wage for this position increased by 1 %. The wage listed in this job posting reflects the increase.
What you will be doing:
This position provides technical guidance and consultation in the implementation and maintenance of the VacTrAK IIS database for health care providers, program managers, and other staff and stakeholders. Assists in analyzing, recommending, testing, implementing, and evaluating new or modified informatics solutions and data structures that support the program in the statewide delivery, administration, and management of services. Conducts site reviews to educate, consult, and provide technical assistance regarding the use of information management systems.
Our organization, mission, and culture:
The mission of the Division of Public Health is to protect and promote the health of Alaskans. The Section of Epidemiology keeps Alaskans safe from communicable diseases; injuries; as well as environmental, occupational, and other health hazards.
The Alaska Immunization Program's mission is to prevent and control vaccine preventable disease by:
* Providing vaccines to health care providers at no charge;
* Providing an immunization information system for use by health care providers and schools to maintain consolidated immunization records for Alaskans of all ages;
* Ensuring school and childcare compliance with immunization regulations;
* Providing immunization education and training for health care providers and the general public;
* Coordinating surveillance and control efforts for vaccine preventable diseases; and
* Supporting efforts to increase vaccinations for all Alaskans
The benefits of joining our team:
This position is part of the Alaska Immunization Program within the Section of Epidemiology. The Alaska Immunization Program functions as a fast paced program where change can sometimes be the only constant. While the pace is fast, interpersonal relationships are an important part of the successful and positive work environment we have created. Be prepared to work hard, but be valued, and enjoy a positive, constructive, team-oriented environment.
The working environment you can expect:
This position is located in Midtown within the Frontier Building at 3601 C Street. Our offices overlook the Chugach Range and we have abundant parking available onsite in a covered parking garage. Midtown has some of Anchorage's best restaurants and shopping centers; additionally, there is a caf and a coffee shop conveniently located in the Frontier Building.?
Who we are looking for:
To be successful in this position, a candidate will need the following core competencies:
* Analysis and Assessment: Uses information technology in accessing, collecting, analyzing, maintaining, and disseminating data and information.
* Database Administration: Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for automating, developing, implementing, or administering database systems.
* Database Management Systems: Knowledge of the uses of database management systems and software to control the organization, storage, retrieval, security, and integrity of data.
* Information Assurance: Knowledge of methods and procedures to protect information systems and data by ensuring their availability, authentication, confidentiality, and integrity.
* Public Health: Knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, methods, and tools associated with protecting and improving the health of people and their communities, including promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing, and responding to infectious diseases.?
A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
To view the general description and example of duties please go to the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs
A master's degree from an accredited college in public health, health administration, nursing, epidemiology, health sciences, health education, community health, emergency medical services, psychology, the social sciences, social work, computer sciences, biostatistics/statistics, business management, public administration, operations management, education, the biological sciences, the physical sciences, or a closely related field.
Two years of any combination of experience administering or providing specialized health care or public health services, programs, and/or health care information management systems support that provides the appropriate level of knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, and theory of the relevant health specialty and/or operational area(s) associated with the position to be filled. Service as an Analyst/Programmer, Research Analyst, or similar job class may qualify if the work performed was specifically related to the collection, analysis, and maintenance of data concerning conditions of public health importance, such as incidence/prevalence of disease or injuries, social risk factors, behavioral risk factors, environmental risk factors, and/or demographic characteristics. The required work experience may also include graduate level work conducting/assisting in specialized scientific research studies related to public health.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college in public health, health administration, nursing, epidemiology, health sciences, health education, community health, emergency medical services, psychology, the social sciences, social work, computer sciences, biostatistics/statistics, business management, public administration, operations management, education, the biological sciences, the physical sciences, or a closely related field.
Four years of any combination of experience administering or providing specialized health care or public health services, programs, and/or health care information management systems support that provides the appropriate level of knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, and theory of the relevant health specialty and/or operational area(s) associated with the position to be filled. Service as an Analyst/Programmer, Research Analyst, or similar job class may qualify if the work performed was specifically related to the collection, analysis, and maintenance of data concerning conditions of public health importance, such as incidence/prevalence of disease or injuries, social risk factors, behavioral risk factors, environmental risk factors, and/or demographic characteristics. The required work experience may also include graduate level work conducting/assisting in specialized scientific research studies related to public health.
Many positions may require expertise in a particular health specialty field. Recruitment and selection for these positions will be from among only those candidates who have the appropriate background and experience relevant to the specialty field defined in the predominant responsibilities of the position. The specialty areas include, but are not exclusively limited to: maternal, child, adolescent, and/or men's and women's health; birth defects; early childhood development and disabilities; emergency medical services and care; cardiopulmonary health; obesity and stroke prevention and mitigation; neurological development and disease; genetics and congenital diseases; audiology; human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted disease (STD) surveillance, prevention, and control; tobacco, alcohol, and narcotics prevention and mitigation; health impact assessments; domestic violence and traumatic injury surveillance, prevention, and control; chronic disease and epidemiological surveillance and control; and related biostatistics.
Some positions require a security clearance. The essential functions of some positions may involve exposure to infectious disease and/or biohazards.
The social sciences include anthropology, economics, sociology, history, political science, geography, psychology, and demography. The biological sciences include botany, biology, entomology, ecology, forestry, and zoology. The physical sciences include chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology, and soil science.
Additional Required Information
At time of interview applicant must submit:
* A copy of academic transcripts, to verify post-secondary education used to meet the minimum qualifications. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution name is listed on the transcripts);
* Three (3) professional references that we may contact by phone.
Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.
For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.
To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.
If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.
NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.
The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
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For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:
Name/Title: Morgan Frank, Health Program Manager 2
Phone: (907) 269-8005
Fax: (907) 269-0478