OUT OF HOSPITAL NEWBORN SCREENING OUTREACH SPEC.
JOB NO.: 90358-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90358-AS
Working Title: Out of Hospital Newborn Screening Outreach Spec.
Official Title: OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN)
Hiring Department: A522030-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/CLINICAL CHEM/NEONAT SCR
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 08, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree not required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: A minimum of 2 years experience as a practicing midwife is required.
License or certificate: WI Licensed Midwife
Member of WI Guild of Midwives
Valid WI Driver's License
Position Summary: is responsible Under the general supervision of the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) and operational supervision by the Family Health Section Chief within the Bureau of Community Health Promotion, Division of Public Health,Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and in collaboration with theChildren and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Medical Director, and the Wisconsin Sound Beginnings (WSB) Program Director, the Out of Hospital Newborn Screening Outreach and Follow-up Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of a seamless statewide newborn screening system of care and follow-up care for children who are born at home, free standing birth centers or in other non-hospital settings. The Out of Hospital Newborn Screening Outreach and Follow-up Coordinator for assuring that children and their families have access to newborn blood, hearing and pulse oximetry screening and related follow-up care. This will include coordination of follow through activities and improving educational experiences and materials at the provider and parent level.
Additional Information: Extensive knowledge of practices addressing disparities in birth outcomes and cultural attunements
Extensive knowledge and working experience in Wisconsin?s health care systems
Extensive knowledge and experience in improving access to care for patients and families
Extensive experience in outreach and education to diverse populations
Experience in the development of public policy
Considerable knowledge of adult education principles
Considerable experience in public speaking
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Contact: Kelsey Gordon
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants: To apply for this job, please upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 13 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 27 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time