Madison, WI
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90358-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

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.



FTE: 50%

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 hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 13 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 27 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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