Maine CDC – Comprehensive Cancer Program Manager

Health Program Manager
Opening Date: March 27, 2019  

Closing Date:  April 10, 2019  

Job Class Code: 4240
Grade: 26 (Supervisory) 
Salary: $47,798.40 – $65,457.60/yr.
Position Number: 2000-3085

 

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.

The mission for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), within which this position is located, is to develop and deliver services to preserve, protect, and promote the health and well-being of the citizens of Maine.

Job duties:

 You will serve as a Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Program Manager within the Chronic Disease Prevention Program.  The core function of this program is to foster cancer prevention, increase early detection and screening, and support cancer survivors.

You will also:

  • Supervise the Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Program staff;
  • Manage the US CDC Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control grant which includes, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and contract management;
  • Collaborate with the leaders of the Maine CDC Cancer Registry and Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Programs;
  • Work closely with other teams within the Chronic Disease Prevention Program;
  • Serve as liaison for internal and external stakeholders.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Health Sciences, Health Education, one of the Behavioral Sciences, Public Administration, or Education -AND- three (3) years experience in health program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation -OR- an equivalent seven (7) year combination of education, training, and experience.

 Preferred candidates will have:  

  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with U.S. CDC grant management requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of chronic diseases prevention methods
  • Knowledge of health communication methods
  • Ability to interpret surveillance and evaluation findings
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with internal and external partners

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

For additional information about this position please contact Dr. Nona Tsotseria, Senior Health Program Manager, 207-287-3267.

To apply, please upload a recent resume, cover letter, and transcript (transcript needed only if education is used to meet the minimum qualifications).  If you are unable to complete the online application and would like to request a paper application, please contact Ashley Vigue at Ashley.Vigue@Maine.gov

Job site may be found here.

BENEFITS
Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay   
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2018.

 

The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

Maine CDC – Asthma Program Manager

Health Program Manager
Opening Date: March 20, 2019 

Closing Date:  April 3, 2019

Job Class Code: 4240  
Grade: 26 (Supervisory)
Salary: $47,798.40 – $65,457.60/yr.
Position Number: 02000-2466

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.

The mission for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), within which this position is located, is to develop and deliver services to preserve, protect, and promote the health and well-being of the citizens of Maine.

Job duties:

You will serve as an Asthma Program Manager within the Chronic Disease Prevention Program. The core function of this program is to improve asthma control among children and adults in Maine and prevent emergency room use and hospitalizations.
You will also:
• Supervise the Asthma Program staff;
• Manage the Asthma Prevention and Control grant which includes grant writing, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and contract management;
• Oversee the surveillance, evaluation, and communication activities related to asthma prevention;
• Work closely with other teams within the Chronic Disease Prevention Program;
• Serve as liaison for internal and external stakeholders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Health Sciences, Health Education, one of the Behavioral Sciences, Public Administration, or Education -AND- three (3) years of experience in health program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation -OR- an equivalent seven (7) year combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred candidates will have:
• Excellent team leadership skills
• Knowledge of and experience with U.S. CDC grant management requirements
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Understanding of chronic diseases prevention methods
• Knowledge of provider and patient training methods
• Knowledge of health communication methods
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to interpret surveillance and evaluation findings
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with internal and external partners

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

For additional information about this position please contact Dr. Nona Tsotseria, Senior Health Program Manager, 207-287-3267.

To apply, please upload a recent resume, cover letter and transcript (transcript needed only if education is used to meet minimum qualifications). To request a paper application, please contact Ashley Vigue at Ashley.Vigue@maine.gov. Job site may be found here.

BENEFITS
Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 15.37% of pay   
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $444.68 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $422.45 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $400.21 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $377.98 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2018.

 

The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

Philanthropy Officer – Corporate and Foundation Relations

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team taking Northern Light Health’s corporate and foundation engagement and fundraising to new levels in support of our efforts to advance healthcare across Maine. Working for the Northern Light Health Foundation, and reporting to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Philanthropy Officer – CFR is instrumental in building a systematic foundation and corporate solicitation and stewardship program consistent with our capital, programmatic, educational and research goals and objectives. The Philanthropy Officer – CFR engages with the Director of CFR and advancement colleagues to draft proposals, coordinate the engagement and solicitation process, and undertake research on corporations and foundations. This position also maintains and manages a small portfolio of corporations and foundations through all stages of the donor cycle to meet specific fundraising goals.  The Philanthropy Officer – CFR will have a unique opportunity to work with medical staff, program managers, leadership and other professional colleagues across Northern Light Health.

At Northern Light Health, we’re large enough to take on the biggest of challenges but we never forget that a healthier Maine begins in local communities. With nine member hospitals, 37 primary care locations, home health and hospice, and more than 12,000 employees and physicians, we are Maine’s only statewide health system.   Building a better healthcare system isn’t easy, but we’ve never been afraid of a little hard work. If you’re committed to making healthcare work for Maine, and want to grow as a development professional we invite you to join us and apply for the position of Philanthropy Officer – Corporate and Foundation Relations.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit https://northernlighthealth.org/Careers/Position/60575/Philanthropy%20Officer%20-%20Corporate%20Foundation%20Relations

Project Assistant – Radon Program

Do you have a passion for public health and the effects of environmental challenges within Maine’s population?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a nonprofit public health services organization is accepting applications for a Project Assistant for the Radon Program to join our team!  This position will be housed in Augusta with staff at the Maine CDC office.  The Project Assistant position is a non-exempt, full-time 40 hour per week position that is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.  This position is funded through June 30, 2020 with anticipated continued funding.

The Project Assistant will provide staff support for the Maine CDC, Division of Environmental and Community Health (DECH), Radon Program.  The position requires a person with both a keen attention to detail and follow through to meet deadlines.  This position will interact with key internal and external stakeholders and must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

The Project Assistant will assist with Radon coordination services including assisting with duties related to registration, trainings, assessments, and enforcement to Radon service providers such as, laboratories, testers, and mitigators, in order to protect the public health of Maine residents.  Additional services include meeting with the public and industry regarding activities related to radon education and technical support and provide the same assistance by phone or e-mail and maintain confidentiality in accordance with applicable Maine State laws and Maine Department of Health and Human Services policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field is preferred.  A combination of (4) years of education and experience in environmental sciences, health, public health, or related field may be considered.
  • Competencies among successful candidates are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and demonstrated cultural competence are essential.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage workload and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet required deadlines.
  • Detailed knowledge of MS Office programs as well as other software necessary to perform the job.

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, stakeholders, and the public.  This position requires flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little direct supervision.

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

Position:  Professional level

Location:  Augusta, Maine

Projected start date:  Immediately

Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letter and resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled.

Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization

and Affirmative Action Employer