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STI/HIV Surveillance and ICCR Coordinator (209581)
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Topeka (Full-Time)
Posted: Jul 25, 2023Closed
Job Description and Responsibilities:
Our agency is led by Secretary Janet Stanek, who was appointed by Gov. Kelly in Dec 2021. KDHE is comprised of three divisions: Public Health, Environment, and Health Care Finance (which includes the State’s Medicaid program, KanCare). We are the only agency in the nation to have these three entities under one roof which allows us to take a holistic approach to improving and protecting the health and well-being of all Kansans.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has a STI/HIV Surveillance and ICCR Coordinator opening in Topeka. This position monitors and directs the internal and external dissemination of STI/HIV surveillance data necessary to quickly intervene in the spread of disease, identify high-priority sentinel events, and to inform the interventions and strategies of partnering stakeholders. Analyzes program data and interprets laboratory test results to appropriately classify Case Morbidity Records according to surveillance criteria for stage of infection. Determines which cases to initiate to Disease Intervention Specialists for follow-up investigation and intervention. Documents all surveillance data in Epi-Trax for timeliness, accuracy, and completeness. Provides suggestions and recommendations for program improvement, based on observations and experience with data and surveillance
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Interprets program policy to determine which out-of-jurisdiction investigations need to be initiated to Disease Intervention Specialists for further investigation and intervention. Corresponds with internal and external partners’ record searches and programmatic inquiries. Coordinates with laboratories, physician offices, and field staff to ensure that results are followed up on in accordance with appropriate protocols for all out-of-jurisdiction cases.
Utilizes SAS programming to retrieve, analyze, and report data in a specialized format. Performs weekly, monthly, quarterly, and bi-annual data extractions from Epi-Trax database with accurate and timely data entry and data integrity, to ensure grant requirements are met. Creates bi-annual STI Statistical Packets that include specialized charts and graphics that are published on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s website for provider and public viewing.
The minimum level of education and experience required to perform the job.
- High School, GED
Licensing & Certification:
- Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.
- Four years of experience in collecting, evaluating, studying, or reporting on statistical, economic, fiscal/budget, legislative or administrative data. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
- Proofreading, editing, attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
- Experience using analytical/critical thinking
- Proficient computer skills
- Experience with data entry
- Experience with statistical software and health information management system
- Proficient in SAS software programming
- Ability to perform qualitative analysis
About the Position:
- Who can apply: Anyone (External)
- Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
- Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
- Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
- Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes
- Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
- Sick & Vacation leave
- Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
- Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
- Fitness Centers in select locations
- Employee discounts with the STAR Program
- Retirement and deferred compensation programs
How to Apply:
Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.
- Please include the Job ID number (209581) when emailing.
Job Application Process: Only applications submitted within our State of Kansas Careers Portal will be considered.
- First Sign in or register as a New User at: https://admin.ks.gov/offices/personnel-services/jobs
- Complete or update your contact information on the State of Kansas Careers Portal > My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
- Upload required documents listed for each specific job posting.
- Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
- Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
- Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
- Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
- Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page
$ 22.18 to 23.30