Thursday, August 23, 2012

CDPHE PSD Hiring an Early Childhood Screening Supervisor

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Prevention Services Division is hiring an Early Childhood Screening Supervisor. NOTE: This position is open only to classified permanent employees of the listed department and division within that department.  If you are interested in other, open competitive positions with the Department, check CDPHE's Employment Page for current openings.

The purpose of this position is to develop comprehensive systems of care from screening through early intervention for the newborn hearing and metabolic programs. This position manages two programs mandated by state statute. This position manages state, federal, and private grant dollars to ensure families and children receive timely and appropriate services. This position will work with the medical home initiative to ensure that every phase of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program aligns with and supports a medical home approach.

This position is the department's principle investigator for the Centers for Disease Control Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program grant, which promotes the integration of the program with vital records, Colorado Responds to Children with Special Needs, and local HCP programs. It is responsible for managing the budget and assuring the goals and objectives of the grant are met. Supervision of two FTE; managing complex contracts, and is responsible to the Board of Health for ensuring the outcomes of both of these programs. This position coordinates the follow up program for metabolic screening between the contracts at Children’s Hospital Colorado, the Laboratory Services Division, and Prevention Services Division to ensure a comprehensive system from screening through follow up, which includes reviewing quality standards, and resource needs.

Specific objectives include:

  • Newborn Screening Program Oversight
  • Supervision/Performance Management
  • Data Analysis and Evaluation
  • Grants and Contracts Management
For more information, see the Early Childhood Screening Supervisor position announcement.  The announcement closes on August 28, 2012.

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