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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/18/21

Applications Due07/30/21

Vacancy ID87867

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Field Services Representative 1 (or Trainee 1/2) - 13194

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 75%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Suffolk

Street Address 320 Carlton Avenue, Suite 500 - 5th Floor

City Central Islip

StateNY

Zip Code11722

Minimum Qualifications Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities Select Titles eligible list #50-001 with a score of 100.0 or higher OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in health sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, or public health.

Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Field Services Representative 1 (G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Public Health Field Services Representative 1 (G18), a Public Health Field Services Representative Trainee 1 (NS), or a Public Health Field Services Representative Trainee 2 (NS). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in communicable disease epidemiology and disease surveillance activities, especially in a prison setting. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently. Experience using NYSDOH data systems, such as the Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting System (ECLRS) and the Communicable Disease Electronic Surveillance System (CDESS).

Duties Description Locate, interview, and document individuals exposed to and living with HIV and STIs (e.g., Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia); advise individuals of possible infection, prevention, care, and treatment; confirm that individuals receive effective prevention, care, and treatment services.
Conduct program promotion and outreach; provide technical assistance and education to individuals, providers, and the community.
Conduct disease screening at point of contact during field visits and at various testing venues with clients for whom testing is indicated.
Develop and submit reports documenting program activities, outcomes, emerging challenges, and other information.
Participate in limited-scope investigations of disease outbreak and/or transmission sites to ascertain the extent of outbreak and/or transmission and recommend response.
Represent the disease intervention service program at various public health forums, community meetings, conferences, and other events.
May assist in the training of other PHFSRs, particularly trainees.
Respond to public health emergencies and participate in preparedness-related activities, training, and exercises as needed.
Locate, interview, and document individuals exposed to and living with HIV and STIs (e.g., Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia); advise individuals of possible infection, prevention, care, and treatment; confirm that individuals receive effective prevention, care, and treatment services.
Conduct program promotion and outreach; provide technical assistance and education to individuals, providers, and the community.
Conduct disease screening at point of contact during field visits and at various testing venues with clients for whom testing is indicated.
Develop and submit reports documenting program activities, outcomes, emerging challenges, and other information.
Participate in limited-scope investigations of disease outbreak and/or transmission sites to ascertain the extent of outbreak and/or transmission and recommend response.
Represent the disease intervention service program at various public health forums, community meetings, conferences, and other events.
May assist in the training of other PHFSRs, particularly trainees.
Respond to public health emergencies and participate in preparedness-related activities, training, and exercises as needed.

Additional Comments A downstate adjustment of $3,026 will be added to your salary.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/13194/PHFSR1

Telephone

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albant

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference JB/13194/PHFSR1 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JB/13194/PHFSR1, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until July 30, 2021.

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