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Portland/Multnomah County: Epidemiology Manager

Multnomah County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Epidemiology Manager.

Who You Are:

You are an experienced epidemiology management professional bringing your knowledge of advanced analytical work and experience directing multiple projects and studies based on public health and racial equity priorities. You are knowledgeable of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and have a demonstrated commitment to equity-focused, community-based participatory, and stakeholder-led research and evaluation practices. You are someone who thrives on cultivating and maintaining a team of effective relationships across multiple backgrounds, perspectives, and cultures. You are someone that is committed to advancing public health through the planning and implementation of complex epidemiologic investigations, studies, and surveillance of public health priorities including, but not limited to, leading causes of death, social determinants of health, health disparity analyses, chronic disease outcomes, maternal/child health outcomes, communicable disease outbreaks, and injury related to violence and overdose. You are looking for a career with a progressive public agency and are a driven promoter of diversity, equity, and inclusion. If this sounds like you then you may be the ideal candidate for this position!

For more information and to apply, visit Multnomah’s website here.

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San Jose/Santa Clara County: Chief Science Officer – Public Health

Position Overview – What You’ll Do

Under direction, the Chief Science Officer is responsible for providing vision for and directing epidemiology, public health informatics, performance management and quality improvement, and modeling, research, and evaluation to enhance the use of science and evidence-based decision making to provide actionable insights that improve public health performance. This is an executive leadership position that reports directly to the Public Health Officer.

For more information and to apply, visit their website here.

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New York City: Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care and Treatment

Position Overview – What You’ll Do

The Assistant Commissioner of BADUPCT will be responsible for leading a large and diverse team in the strategic development, implementation, and oversight of a comprehensive public health, racial justice, and health equity approach to reducing morbidity and mortality related to alcohol and drug use in New York City. BADUPCT develops, funds, implements, and evaluates innovative prevention and intervention programs and policies through contracting treatment, harm reduction, prevention, and support services; policy analysis and development; epidemiology, research and surveillance; creating and disseminating treatment and clinical guidelines; provision of harm reduction services; provider outreach, engagement, and education; community engagement and education; and inter/intra agency collaboration.

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Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care and Treatment – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Job Description Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care and Treatment – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City: Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene

Position Overview – What You’ll Do

The Executive Deputy Commissioner (EDC) provides the strategic vision and leadership for the Division of Mental Hygiene, with nearly 750 staff members and more than $675million dollars in contracted and direct treatment, prevention, and support services, policy development and implementation, and public health surveillance and monitoring.

The EDC will lead a new population mental health strategy at DOHMH which will respond to the “second pandemic” of mental health issues faced as a result of and in the aftermath of COVID-19, and which demands concerted integrations and elevation in the public health agenda. In close collaboration with the Commissioner of Health and other Agency Senior Leadership, EDC will be responsible for conceiving of and implementing a science-based and equity-driven approach to promote the health of New Yorkers with mental health, alcohol and drug use issues across the life course; those experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities; and people impacted by the criminal-legal system. The EDC will drive an approach that leverages the DOHMH’s considerable strengths in epidemiology, measurement and data infrastructure; training, education and awareness building; program design, implementation and evaluation; and policy and advocacy, and brings these strengths to bear on pressing population mental health and behavioral health needs of New Yorkers, including (but not limited to): children/youth mental health, trauma and early intervention; serious mental illness and rehabilitation; behavioral health crisis response; and the opioid use disorder.

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Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Job Description Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City: Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Mental Health

Position Overview – What You’ll Do

The Assistant Commissioner of BMH will be responsible for leading a large and diverse team in the strategic development, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive public health, racial justice, and health equity approach to promote the mental health and well-being of adult New Yorkers, including those with serious mental illnesses, by developing, funding, and/or implementing evidence-based/informed programs, initiatives, and policies. The Bureau is responsible for: procuring and overseeing over 500 treatment, rehabilitation, housing, case management, and mobile crisis and treatment programs; research, evaluation, and epidemiological surveillance related to mental health and the Bureau’s programming; provider outreach, engagement, and education; community engagement and education; and inter/intra agency collaboration.

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Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Mental Health – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Job Description Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Mental Health – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

San Antonio: Assistant Director for Community Health & Safety

Position Overview – What You’ll Do

San Antonio Metro Health is seeking to hire an Assistant Director for Community Health & Safety. The Assistant Director is responsible for the management of a large and complex division within the department using prevention programs for
cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, perinatal support services, teen pregnancy prevention activities, community nutrition programs including WIC, and school oral health interventions, as well as violence prevention initiatives addressing domestic violence, child abuse and gun violence. The Community Health & Safety AD will also actively engage other community health promoting agencies. The successful candidate will be expected to play a significant leadership role in assisting the Director to maximize department performance and develop effective relationships with other elements of local government and partners in the community. For more information and to apply, visit their website here.

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Assistant Director for Community Health and Safety – San Antonio Metro Health Department

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