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Program Specialist (2910)

Program Support | Harrisburg, PA | Contract

Job Description
Program Specialist
Work Location: Harrisburg, PA

Job Summary/Description
This full-time position will provide program administration for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s (PDMP) Enhanced State Surveillance of Opioid-Involved Morbidity and Mortality (ESOOS) program. This position will work in collaboration with other staff who administer this program under the direction of the PDMP Director and PDMP Epidemiologist.
The position will have responsibilities as a data abstractor under agreements awarded to county coroner and medical examiner offices and for obtaining data from coroners and medical examiner (C/ME) offices on opioid related death for input into the Pennsylvania National Violent Death Reporting System (PA-VDRS), State Unintentional Overdose Death Reporting System (SUDORS.)
We encourage you to apply if this is of interest, and we will reach out to those meeting the skillset and qualifications.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
Request, collect, review and analyze sensitive detailed opioid-related death data from coroner records, law enforcement reports, autopsy reports and laboratory data which is submitted for inclusion in PA- VDRS/SUDORS.
Abstracts sensitive information from coroner and law enforcement reports on opioid-involved deaths that occur in targeted counties in Pennsylvania, either through on-site records examination at C/ME and law enforcement offices, or from examination of records provided to the PDMP Office.
Codes, collects and enters data into web-based PA-VDRS/SUDORS per the national guidelines for these applications.
Assists in the development of plans, reports and presentations, as necessary, designed to assist Pennsylvania stakeholders working to address and impact opioid-related overdoses and deaths.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
• Experienced in data collection, analysis, input and reporting
• Public health program administration experience
• Customer service experience
• Ability to function independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to travel frequently, including over-night and multiple days
• Travel to Pennsylvania county C/ME offices on a regular basis.
• Annual travel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention annual meeting (usually held in Atlanta, GA)

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.