9910 Population Health and Tobacco Cessation Trainee
|Date Opened||6/14/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||6/28/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Job Type||Temporary Exempt|
9910 Population Health and Tobacco Cessation Trainee
Appointment Type: Temporary Exempt. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer for a duration of up to three years.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Public Health, San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) - Primary Care is accepting applications for one (1) temporary, full-time position in class 9910 Public Service Trainee.
SFHN’s Primary Care Clinics strive to decrease tobacco use and increase referrals for tobacco cessation. Approximately 25% of adults aged 18 and older in our patient population (~15,000 patients) currently identify as smokers. Specific goals for the SFHN include aiming to increase the number of patients who receive smoking cessation counseling from Primary Care clinic staff to 97%. The Tobacco Project Coordinator will focus on 1) assisting with tobacco quality improvement projects throughout 14 primary care clinics and 2) support research in a partnership between the SFHN and University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP).
LOCATION: Suite 2300, 30 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94102
SCHEDULE/SHIFT: Monday – Friday, up to 40 hours/per week.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Primary Care Population Health Project Manager and the Primary Care Director of Quality Improvement, the 9910 Public Service Trainee will perform the following essential duties:
• Provide support for the logistics of Primary Care tobacco quality improvement projects with a variety of stakeholders across the SF Department of Public Health
o Assist in development and management of project timelines, deliverables, and data analytics
o Extract patient-level data from clinical and administrative data systems to track process (e.g. receipt of counseling) and cessation outcomes (e.g. quit rates)
o Support planning and facilitation of meetings, improvement events, and trainings
o Assist in agenda planning, developing PowerPoint presentations, compiling minutes, and following-up on action items
o Work effectively with multi-disciplinary administrators, managers, and frontline clinical and public health staff, with a particular focus on our network of primary care clinics
o Learn QI methodologies and assist leaders to integrate methods into project design
• Liaise with SFHN and UCSF on TRDRP’s “Ending Tobacco Use in High Risk, Low Income Smokers”
o Assist with research activities, including scheduling interviews and focus groups with key stakeholders and extraction of data
o Assist with coordination of consortium meetings involving SFHN clinic directors, clinic cessation champions, and frontline staff, community partners, and the UCSF academic research team
o Work with SFHN leadership and the UCSF research team to identify workflow processes and systems to improve referrals to cessation counseling for patients
o Communicate findings research activities and needs assessments with SFHN leadership, clinical champions, and clinical directors
• Support the Primary Care Population Health team with other quality improvement projects as assigned.
• Additionally, the Tobacco Project Coordinator will perform other related duties as assigned/required
About the Department
The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is the largest department within the City and County of San Francisco. With an annual operating budget of $2.2 billion, SFDPH employs over 8,000 people, and contracts for more than $400 million in community-based services.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health is an integrated health department with two major divisions to fulfill its mission of protecting and promoting the health of all San Franciscans:
The San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) includes top-rated hospitals, clinics and programs that provide medical, mental health, and substance abuse services to over 100,000 individuals. SFHN includes Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the only local Level 1 Trauma Center for San Francisco and Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, the largest public skilled nursing facility in the Country; and
The SFDPH Population Health Division (PHD), which earned public health accreditation in 2017, carries out traditional and mandatory public health functions such as: consumer safety activities; health promotion and prevention; inspections of food, alcohol, and cannabis businesses; promote improved air and water quality; promote pedestrian safety; HIV prevention, research and surveillance; TB prevention and treatment; Emergency Medical Services; and analysis of community public health data.
SFDPH’s central administrative functions, including finance, human resources, information technology, and policy and planning, support and promote integration between SFDPH’s two divisions. The SFDPH is committed to providing quality health care and public health services to all San Franciscans regardless of immigration or insurance status.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
- Possession of a Bachelor’s degree.
Desirable Qualifications: The following desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring:
• Familiarity with tobacco cessation issues; interest in addressing factors that contribute to a disproportionate burden of preventable disease, death, and disability in minority communities
• Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)
• Master’s degree in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Management, Social Justice, or related field
• Ability to organize, collaborate and develop working relationships with diverse staff, communities and organizations
Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Verification of Education: If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are ONLY being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
• Select the desired job announcement
• Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
• Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
• Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the exam analyst, Thomas Duda, at 415-554-2916, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Departmental Review: The selection process will include an evaluation of applicants in relations to minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates. If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.
Applicants meeting the minimum requirements are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process.
As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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Note on ICARE: Willingness to uphold/abide by ZSFG’s ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit) philosophy for employee and patient interactions: https://zuckerbergsanfranciscogeneral.org/about-us/.
Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.
Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a FaceFitting Respirator.
Medical Examination/Drug Testing: Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.
Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20
Copies of Application Documents: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies
Right to Work: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification
Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities
Exam Type: Exempt
Issued: June 14, 2019
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: TEX-9910-096872
Position Number: 01143777
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.