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AMCHP Program Manager, Adolescent Health
This position serves as key support in developing, implementing and evaluating program activities related to adolescent health; assumes the lead for specific projects within AMCHP's adolescent health portfolio; and, partners with relevant agencies and other national organizations, coalitions and groups concerned with adolescent health to support AMCHP's efforts to build capacity and provide resources for state Maternal and Child Health programs. For more information, contact Adriana Houk or visit AMCHP’s Career Center 

Organizational Performance & Member Services Intern
As a member of AMCHP’s Organizational Performance and Member Services team, the intern will support our member services activities. The intern will assume responsibility for a wide range of projects and functions, requiring professionalism and task orientation. Responsibilities include working with the Member Services Manager on membership campaigns, including dues renewals and member retention programs; analyzing member assessment data and using those data to inform AMCHP’s membership services; assisting in managing the AMCHP member database, including updating AMCHP member information; providing reports to AMCHP staff, including the CEO and Executive Committee, on membership statistics; supporting member services; tracking new and retiring members; coordinating the production of member welcome packets, including membership cards. And perform related work as assigned. This is a paid internship. For more information, contact Adriana Houk or visit AMCHP’s Career Center.  

CDC’s MCHEP Seeks Senior MCH Epidemiologists to Assign to State Public Health Agencies
The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program (MCHEP) is a collaborative effort between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The program’s mission is to promote effective public health action for improving the health and well-being of women, children and families by building MCH epidemiology and data capacity at the state, local and tribal levels. The mission is accomplished by developing MCH epidemiology leaders, promoting peer exchange among professionals in the field, and providing training and education. The MCHEP has had a significant impact on building state, local, and tribal MCH capacity through the placement of MCH epidemiology leaders. The program provides direct assistance to public health agencies, to develop and promote the analytic capability of public health agencies and the MCH field.  

CDC's MCHEP is recruiting doctoral level, senior MCH Epidemiologists/Health Scientists to assign to state public health agencies. Assignments are prioritized for states with limited MCH epidemiology capabilities. CDC epidemiologists are currently assigned to New Mexico (American Indian/Alaskan Native populations), CityMatCH, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, the U.S.-Mexico Border, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Several federal mechanisms exist for hiring/transferring a potential CDC employee assigned to a state public health agency. Salary is based on training and experience. This opportunity closes August 15. To learn more, please visit the CDC website or contact Charlan Kroelinger, PhD  

CDC Director for the Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (DBDDD)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities is seeking to fill the position of Director for the Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (DBDDD). With an annual budget of approximately $63 million in appropriated funds, and more than 200 staff members, the Director of DBDDD has a critical leadership role in setting vision and leading the efforts in identifying causes and prevention strategies for birth defects and developmental disabilities. To see the full job description, visit here.

AHRQ Announces Three New Job Openings
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has announced three new positions that will help to build the science of public reporting. The positions include the following:  

·         Program Lead to design evidence-based strategies in public reporting.

·         Program Analyst to assist the Program Lead to improve the availability and quality of data used for public reporting.

·         Senior Program Analyst to work with MONAHRQ, a new software tool that helps generate a health care reporting website.  

AHRQ is particularly interested in candidates from diverse racial and ethnic minority groups. The application deadline is August 12. For more information, please contact Ms. Geri Goins or call (301) 427-1419.  

The Career Center is the premiere online job board for individuals seeking employment in Maternal and Child Health programs. Whether you are looking for an entry-level position or are a more seasoned professional looking for new opportunities, AMCHP's Career Center has great openings for great people! Searching our database is free and open to all job-seekers. AMCHP members receive a discount on job-postings - so sign up today!