Job Opportunities in Vital Records

Statistician Hospitalization

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Vital Records & Health Statistics 

This position is the recognized resource for the preparation, analysis, and reporting on several key supporting population databases in the Michigan’s Vital Records & Health Statistics system.   
 
Primary duties of the position are to (a) collect, prepare, and maintain the division’s population data files (b) estimate populations using demographic methods when required (c) develop and analyze the Michigan Outpatient Database (d) collect, prepare and maintain the Michigan Outpatient Database (e) analyze and prepare health statistics for the division’s website or for health department requestors.

For additional information, and to apply.

Closing Date: 11/25/21

Statistician Provisional

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 

The person in this position is responsible for the preparation of provisional and annual vital statistics files for the division and uses that data to respond to requests for health statistics data from department staff and non-department customers. The person matches some vital records data when appropriate and useful for statistical reports. The position uses forecasting and other techniques to provide accurate vital statistics estimates and to account for reporting delays The position assists with reporting statistics, either through the division’s website, or by ad hoc data requests. This position provides technical direction and consultation in the use of these vital records statistical data files and the data derived from them for department and statewide programs, local health department staff, the press, researchers, federal agencies and other external customers. This position prepares analyses of statistical tables, charts and graphs and assists in developing equations for analyzing specific types of data and in the interpretation and evaluation of results of research projects. Another responsibility of this position is to maintain records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work.

For additional information, and to apply.

Closing Date: 11/25/21

Environmental Analyst I

Connecticut Department of Health, Environmental Health and Drinking Water Branch

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is hiring! We are seeking an individual to join our team as an Environmental Analyst 1. This Environmental Analyst 1 position will work in the Small Systems and Schools Program within the Environmental Health and Drinking Water Branch. This position will be tasked with critical core functions of Connecticut’s drinking water primacy program as it relates to the administration of safe drinking water standards for public drinking water. 

The DPH has primacy to uphold the Safe Drinking Water Act and oversee various state laws that assure purity and adequacy of the state’s public drinking water systems and sources and the EHDW Branch regulates over 2,500 public water systems that provide safe drinking water to over 2.8 million people in the State of Connecticut. Additionally, the EHDW Branch oversees activities related to food protection, private wells, subsurface sewage disposal, lead, radon, asbestos, and over 15 environmental licensing and certification categories.  

Summary of Work

This Environmental Analyst 1 position will be responsible for duties within the Small Systems and Schools Program that will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist DPH in its continued administration of safe drinking water standards for public drinking water

  • Assist in the implementation of the DPH Small System Capacity Strategy and Capacity Development Strategy

  • Utilize the Sanitary Survey Reports, Capacity Assessment Tool (CAT) Data, violations, etc. to address aging drinking water infrastructure for small public water systems and schools

  • Provide assistance and recommendations to ready small public water systems for the takeover process

  • Coordinate assistance efforts on behalf of small public water systems, including bridged communication with Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program, State Department of Education as applicable, Department of Administrative Services, and other potential stakeholders

  • Continued partnership efforts with CT Rural Water & Wastewater, Connecticut Water and Wastewater Association, Local Health Departments, Water Utility Coordinating Committees, etc.

  • Provide capacity development and system sustainability technical assistance to small public water systems and schools system owners and certified operators

  • Enforce and implement Public Act 21-121, Section 85 requiring owners of certain small community water companies produce capacity implementation plans (CIPs) to assist owners in recognizing, funding, and addressing upgrades to their systems prior to a failure of a system component, water quality issue or development of a system deficiency

  • Aid small community water systems in meeting CGS 19a-37e requirements to produce fiscal and asset management plans

Qualifications

  • Experience in drinking water treatment, distribution systems, water quality, field investigations, land use planning, water resource planning or source water protection

  • Experience in environmental and/or drinking water public health regulatory compliance 

  • Experience working collaboratively with others in a workplace or in an academic setting

  • Experience preparing reports and presentations 

  • Experience relaying information to individuals regarding environmental or regulatory concepts

 

For additional information, and to apply.

Closing Date: 12/2/21

Public Health Services Manager

Connecticut Department of Health, Health Statistics and Surveillance Section Office of Vital Records

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is hiring! We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual for the position of Public Health Services Manager (PHSM). This Public Health Services Manager (PHSM) will work in the Department of Public Health's Health Statistics and Surveillance Section (HSS), Office of Vital Records (OVR). The PHSM serves as the State Registrar of Vital Records and is responsible for the management and oversight of clerical and professional staff and of all activities within the OVR.  

This Public Health Services Manager position is responsible for the administration of the statewide vital records system and provides direction to local vital record registries to ensure accuracy and consistency in the collection of birth, death, fetal death and marriage records throughout the state. These records are legal documents, used for legal identification, fraud prevention and are the basis of fundamental public health surveillance activities and vital record registration and statistics; The Public Health Service Manager, serving as the State Registrar, coordinates and plans statewide registry activity, develops related policy, interprets and administers pertinent laws to uphold the integrity of the records and the data contained within. The State Registrar is responsible to administer and enforce regulations and legislative mandates for efficient administration of the vital record registry systems.

Summary of Work

Directs staff and operations of a public health program; coordinates, plans and manages office activities; formulates program goals and objectives; assists in preparation of office budget; maintains contacts with individuals, other operating units and outside agencies that may impact on program activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; recommends appropriate staffing levels; administers state and federal regulations pertaining to division; exercises responsibility for maintaining program integrity; responds to inquiries from out of state agencies and the general public regarding public health services; prepares reports as necessary; performs related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Experience supervising or managing a vital records office or health information management department in a health care organization

  • Experience with record management programs, including record storage, access, and retrieval

  • Experience in system design, development, testing, validation, implementation, and support of an electronic vital records systems or electronic health record system

  • Experience with system interoperability and data exchange

  • Experience with computing systems and interfaces

  • Experience preparing and managing budgets, grants, and contracts

  • Experience developing and implementing data quality assurance or integrity programs

For additional information, and to apply.

Closing Date: 12/1/21