Under the direction of the Director or other supervisory official, prepares HIV Surveillance Data for geocoding and linkages to social and economic census data. Develops maps linking social determinants of health to HIV distribution in the state, county and census tract level for data dissemination reports and presentation- Perform the primary duties associated with the role of the Molecular HIV Surveillance (MHS) Coordinator including developing Molecular and Time Space analyses and outputs for collaboration with other Divisional staff in identifying recent and rapid HIV clusters and coordinating intervention and response. Train key staff to implement methods to identify and understand risk/transmission networks. Conducts an annual laboratory assessment for all HIV tests, including genotype testing. Conduct activities to ensure complete and data quality of HIV nucleotide sequence data and other HIV test reporting from laboratories including follow up with non-compliant laboratories. Lends MHS subject matter expertise to 'Response' Pillar of federally funded Ending the HIV Epidemic and state funded Ending the Epidemic Perform in all other duties as assigned. SAS experience is recommended.
IF interested in this position, forward cover letter and resume to PSTHIVAIDS@doh.nj.gov
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in a field appropriate to the position.
NOTE: A Doctorate in a discipline appropriate to the position may be substituted for two (2) years of experience indicated above.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
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The Department’s priority is improving population health by strengthening New Jersey’s health system. The Department’s five branches, Public Health Services, Health Systems, Integrated Health, Office of Population Health and the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning work collaboratively toward that goal. Population health focuses on keeping healthy New Jerseyans well, preventing those at risk from getting sick, and keeping those with chronic conditions from getting sicker. Population health promotes prevention, wellness and equity in all environments, resulting in a healthy New Jersey.