Overview

Purpose of Position
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED FOR ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.  APPLICANT LISTS MAY BE SCREENED MORE THAN ONCE.
Why does the job exist?
The successful candidate will coordinate the work of the New Mexico Child Fatality Review and its panels to develop and implement recommendations to reduce child injury in the areas of child abuse and neglect, homicide, suicide, sleep-related deaths and other unintentional injuries. The person in this position will collaborate with various agencies and subject matter experts to keep them actively engaged in the review panels and will work to continually improve participation on the panels and panel processes. The Child Fatality Review (CFR) Coordinator collects child fatality and circumstantial information from the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, school districts, law enforcement agencies, and other entities to build comprehensive case files on each child fatality. The coordinator enters data into the Child Death Review Case Registry, and completes all required reports including an annual CFR report.
The successful candidate will provide interpretation to program staff, make policy recommendations including bill analysis during the legislative session, and will keep informed on current Evidence Based Practices in child injury prevention and best practices in CFR.
Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have:

Excellent facilitation skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to think critically
Ability to understand and manage a sensitive and highly confidential process
Experience in public health, interpretation and collection of data, case management, or other complex projects
Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment while being responsive to multiple priorities and deadlines meeting state and federal regulations
Must be a flexible team player!

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About NM Department of Health, Epidemiology & Response Division

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Criminology and/or Family Studies/Services and four (4) years of any combination of experience including working with communities, working on health or social service related matters, social work/case management experience, behavioral health and/or health care. Substitutions apply. See Substitution Table below.
Substitution Table
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education

Experience

Education

Experience
1
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
8 years of experience
OR
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
8 years of experience
2
Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
6 years of experience
Associate's degree or higher in any field
AND
8 years of experience
3
Bachelor's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
4 years of experience

4
Master's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
2 years of experience

5
PhD degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
0 years of experience

• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

How To Apply:

The Department of Health has several positions opened at this time. If you are interested in applying for this position or any other job openings, please visit https://careers.share.state.nm.us and complete an online application.