Department of Health - Community Health Administration
June 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Job ID 3724
Date Opened 05/29/2018
Date Closed 06/28/2018
Location 899 N. Capitol Street NE
Type of Appointment MSS - Reg Appt – At Will
Area of Consideration Open to Public
Minimum Range $89,260
Maximum Range $124,963
Available Openings 1 (One)
Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Promotion Potential: No Known Promotion Potential
Duration of Appointment: MSS At-Will. Positions in the Management Supervisory Service (MSS) serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
Pay Plan, Series and Grade: MS-340-13
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.
This position has been designated as Security Sensitive. Pursuant to section 410 of Chapter 4 of the D.C. Personnel Regulations; in addition to the general suitability screening, individuals applying for or occupying security sensitive positions are subject to the following checks and tests:
(a) Criminal background check;
(b) Traffic record check (as applicable);
(c) Consumer credit check (as applicable);
(d) Reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol test; and
(e) Post-accident or incident drug and alcohol test.
Bring your professional career to Washington, D.C., the most dynamic and diverse city in the country. With its proximity to major museums, world class parks, entertainment and restaurants, increasing job opportunities and the seat of the federal government, the District of Columbia continues to be ranked in the top 10 of thriving city indicators where you can live, work and play. Contribute to and work for a nationally accredited Health Department. The District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) earned national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and is an early adopter in attaining the designation. Come see where your skills are appreciated and rewarded by applying for the following public health opportunity.
This position is located in the District of Columbia's Department of Health (DC Health), Community Health Administration (CHA), Office of the Senior Deputy Director, Program Evaluation Unit. CHA promotes healthy behaviors and healthy environments to improve health outcomes and reduce disparities in the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in the District. CHA focuses on nutrition and physical fitness promotion; cancer and chronic disease prevention and control; access to quality health care services, particularly medical and dental homes; and the health of families across the lifespan. CHA’s approach targets the behavioral, clinical, and social determinants of health through evidence-based programs, policy, and systems change. The incumbent is responsible for formulating, directing and managing the program operations in alignment with the mission and goals of DC Health, CHA and the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Program. Incumbent exercises authority in developing objectives, standards, and control measures for program(s) which are moderate in scope and major in impact. The incumbent addresses public health issues in alignment with the DC Health and CHA priority measures through ongoing assessment and analysis of District maternal and child health outcomes and implementation of evidenced based strategies.
The incumbent provides strategic direction for the analysis and evaluation of policies and programs, provides oversight of and technical assistance for grant programs, and provides oversight for data analysis and reporting.
Duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provides oversight of evaluation plans for DC Health administered grants funded through the Community Health Administration, with an emphasis on maternal and child programs.
Ensures grantee work plans are in alignment with the goals of the Program; reviews monthly, annual and ad hoc reports and provides feedback; reviews and provides feedback for grantee evaluation plans to ensure proposed framework and measures align with proposed project and DC Health priorities; works with team to perform grantee site visits; and, provides technical assistance to CHA staff and grantees as needed.
Assists the Deputy Director with strategic planning to enhance collaboration and strengthen impact among CHA programming
Works with DC Health’s Center for Policy, Planning and Evaluation to access data and guide analyses from various databases, including, vital statistics, electronic health records, state population health surveys (ex. BRFSS, YRBS, PRAMS) and other relevant health sources.
Assists the Deputy Director with oversight of the development and submission of annual reports and applications. Prepares administrative reports, prepares and delivers presentations, responds to correspondences and informational requests.
Plans, develops, and prepares technical papers and reports for presentation at conferences and for publication in scientific literature, either alone or in conjunction with other professionals.
Supervises and manages the work and performance of program evaluation.
Develops and implements special projects as directed by the Deputy Director.
This Vacancy Announcement is Open for 30 days. Application screening dates are as follows:
June 9, 2018
June 19, 2018
June 29, 2018
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Relevant to this job include:
Demonstrated ability to productively participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working toward common goals, both internal and external.
Knowledge of various statistical and database management software packages.
Demonstrated experience working with stakeholders and customers to resolve complex or controversial issues.
Self-motivated, highly effect organization and analytical skills, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of grants management processes, including work plans, timetables, budgets, and periodic reports.
Working knowledge of epidemiology and biostatistics.
Experience working with qualitative and quantitative statistical methodologies; analytical and statistical theories; morbidity data, statistics and epidemiology, population estimation projection and sampling, and the use of statistical tests.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, disease process, diagnostic methods and procedures, composition of the medical record, data interpretation, and statistical/analytical skills.
Ability to plan and prepare technical papers and reports for presentation and for publications in scientific literature, alone or in conjunction with other professionals.
Working knowledge of organizational and programmatic concepts and practices applied to the public, private, or non-profit agencies engaged in public health or health related activities.
Working knowledge of public and private sector health care issues at the national, state, and local levels.
Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (MS 12) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
***Experience with statistical data processing and mapping software (SAS, SPSS, Stata, Tableau, ArcGIS) is strongly preferred for the incumbent of this position.
A Bachelors or Masters-level degree in an area related to Statistics, Health Infomatics, or Public Health; and experience with business intelligence tools such as Tableau, is preferred for the incumbent of this position.
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements:
Five years of work experience managing public health programs is preferred for the incumbent of this position.
Experience with program administration and supervision of personnel is strongly preferred.
The incumbent must be able to carry out official duties in a variety of settings and conditions. Routine work will occur primarily in an office setting.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range $89,260 - $124,963
Internal Number: 3724
About Department of Health - Community Health Administration
The District of Columbia Department of Health promotes health, wellness and equity, across the District, and protects the safety of residents, visitors and those doing business in our nation’s Capital.Our responsibilities include identifying health risks; educating the public; preventing and controlling diseases, injuries and exposure to environmental hazards; promoting effective community collaborations; and optimizing equitable access to community resources.