The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Health Program Associate. This position will support our Practitioner Investigations Unit (PIU) in our Healthcare Quality and Safety Branch. See below for additional information on this great opportunity!
Work Schedule: Typically Monday – Friday
Work Hours: Full-time, First Shift, 35 hours per week
There may be opportunities for an alternate work schedule and working remotely in accordance with State policies.
Location: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
Industry leading health benefits with medical and dental coverage
Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Retirement healthcare offerings
Professional growth and development opportunities
A healthy work/life balance!
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
Investigating complaints against licensed healthcare professionals to determine potential violations of laws, regulations, or standards of care identified in statute are affecting public health and safety
Managing an investigation caseload and collect evidence in the form of legal documents, witness statements, observations, and other forms of evidence
Analyzing evidence, maintaining activity logs, documenting case work, writing detailed investigatory reports, and preparing materials for expert review
May be required to travel within the state and assist with conducting on-site inspections including review and audit of infection control policies and practices, medical records, and quality assurance programs
Exercising discretion in handling confidential information
May speak before large groups, provide technical assistance, provide testimony, and support other functions of the unit
About State of Connecticut - Department of Public Health
The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:
Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy
Preventing disease, injury, and disability
Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.
DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.