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Infectious Disease Program Manager

Full Time Position


Date Posted: February, 2021

Department: Adult Medicine-Ryan White

Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking an experienced full time Infectious Disease Program manager to manage the operations of the infectious disease program, including ensuring compliance with the Ryan White and other grant requirements.  Ensure timely and accurate program reporting to governmental agencies.  Manage the delivery of services for patients infected with, or at risk of becoming infected with other communicable diseases, including programs addressing Hepatitis B and C and PrEP.  Oversee infectious disease quality improvement initiatives in accordance with grant requirements.

The successful candidate will:
  • Provide direct leadership to the Ryan White and infectious disease program, including recruitment, orientation, professional development, evaluation, and quality oversight

  • Support the professional development of Ryan White and infectious disease staff and maintenance of clinical competencies by identifying training needs and promoting ongoing education opportunities

  • Develop clear lines of communication with federal, state, and local regulatory bodies, including, responding to requests for information, providing and receiving updates to and from grant project officers, submitting periodic time and effort, financial, and quality reports in a timely manner, and taking a lead role in programmatic audits and site visits

  • Maintain deep knowledge of, and ensure organizational practices are consistent with. regulatory requirements as they relate to federal, state, and local grant programs, including Ryan White

  • Participate in quality and process improvement efforts in the department and the organization as requested or as directed

  • Complete training and professional development requirements in a timely manner

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of infectious disease-related educational and community outreach programs

  • Develop and monitor interdepartmental referral and care management systems to ensure the identification and treatment of individuals infected with, or at risk of becoming infected with communicable diseases across the organization

  • Develop, track, and evaluate program performance against grant program budget by monitoring program income, expenses, and expenditures

  • Collect, review, and analyze data on patient utilization, demographics, and risk factors to identify and recommend opportunities to grow and/or improve the infectious disease clinical service line

  • Bachelor’s degree in a medical field (nursing, pre-medicine), public health, social work or related human services field

  • Be willing to perform other duties as assigned

 Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English are preferred.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

  • Paid Malpractice and CME

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires all new employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to starting employment with CHS unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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