Investigator Job Description Sample
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Office of the Attorney General
ATTN: Human Resources Director
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Fax: (501) 682-3439
Typical FunctionsSpecial Job DimensionsKnowledge, Abilities, and SkillsMinimum Education and/or ExperiencePreferred QualificationsCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsAgency Specific InformationWhether it is fighting fraud or representing Arkansas in a court of law, your Attorney General is committed to protecting and defending the interests of all Arkansans. The Attorney General is Arkansass chief law enforcement officer and chief consumer advocate.
The Investigator is responsible for conducting comprehensive investigations of reported, alleged or suspected fraud involving the full range of products at the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies (ACFC).
Ensures compliance with all requirements related to Special Investigation Units and fraud, waste and abuse investigations.
Conducts investigations of potential fraud, waste and/or abuse with a focus on thoroughness and attention to detail, quality, timeliness and cost control.
Conducts comprehensive interviews with providers, members and witnesses to obtain information which would be considered admissible under generally accepted criminal and civil rules of evidence.
Proactively performs research using the Internet, data analysis tools, etc., to analyze aberrant claims billing and practice patterns.
Analyzes data as part of the investigative process using available fraud detection software and corporate resources.
Represents ACFCin conducting settlement negotiations with providers, counsel and/or other associated parties.
Prepares and submits investigative reports covering all phases of the investigation.
Interprets and conveys highly technical information to others.
Establishes and maintains liaison with public officials, law enforcement and others to obtain assistance in conducting investigations
Associate's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Accredited Health Care Fraud Examiner (AHFI) preferred.
Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator (CIFI) preferred.
Fraud Claim Law Specialist (FCLS) preferred.
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred.
Valid driver's license required.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and manage a high volume of assignments.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
High degree of integrity and confidentiality required handling information that is considered personal and confidential.
Analytical skills and ability to make deductions; logical and sequential thinker.
A minimum of 3 years experience conducting comprehensive insurance investigations; interacting with state, federal and local law enforcement agencies.
Law enforcement experience preferred
SIU and/or State Medicaid regulatory compliance work experience a plus
Knowledge andproficiency in claims adjudication standards & procedures preferred
Experience with Medicaid, Medicare, and/or pharmacy benefit reimbursement.Specific experience required driven by business needs.
Solid knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and pharmacy benefit laws and requirements; federal, state, civil and criminal statutes.
Experience with decision support tools used for data analysis
Advanced knowledge and experience working on various approaches to fraud, waste and abuse
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel required.
Knowledge of available resources (internal and external) to assist in investigations
Court:Federal Public Defender, NDNYCity, State:Syracuse, NYPermanent Position:PermanentMinimum Salary:$61,000Maximum Salary:$103,000Closing Date:05/30/2019Link to Original Job Post:http://nyn.fd.org/employmentPosition Description
The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of New York is seeking applicants for the position of Investigator for its Syracuse, NY office. Responsibilities and Job Duties:
The primary duty of the Investigator will be to support our mission providing representation to indigent defendants charged with federal criminal offenses. The Investigator locates and conducts objective interviews of witnesses; evaluates witnesses; reviews and analyzes discovery; works with experts; locates and retrieves evidence; conducts field investigations; gathers and maintains records; assists attorneys at hearings and trials; serves subpoenas and coordinates witnesses; writes comprehensive reports; balances assignments from attorneys. Moderate to heavy travel and flexible hours are required.
The successful candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of investigative principles and techniques; a thorough understanding of criminal law, procedure, and evidence; and a minimum of ten years' experience as an investigator. Preferred Skill Set: Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking Spanish. Competence and skill in the use of Office 365 and its underlying programs, as well as adobe pdf; knowledge and experience in working on a network environment; experience in computer forensics (please list any classes taken or certificates held); Experience in digital video editing; thorough understanding of social network platforms (Facebook, Instagram, snapchat, twitter, etc..)
Salary Range and Benefits: $61,000 – $103,000 based on qualification and experience. The employee is entitled to federal benefits. Position: Open Until Filled
How To Apply
email resume and cover letter (in pdf format) to email@example.com
TITLE: OLDER ADULTS PROTECTIVE SERVICES WORKER -
OAPS DEFINITION: Under the supervision of an Older Adult Protective Services Supervisor, the Protective Services Investigator is responsible for providing intake, investigation, assessment, and case management services for clients age 60 and above who are at risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment.
QUALIFICATIONS: Satisfactory criminal history clearance.
Master's Degree in Social Work or related social science, or Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related social science and three years experience in direct services. Familiarity with protective services, crisis intervention, investigative techniques, mental health intervention, or case management with the elderly is preferred. Ability to work with difficult clients and skill in case assessment are required. Second language abilities preferred.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:
a) Receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment of individuals age 60 and above as described in the Older Adults Protective Services Law and the regulations accompanying this law.
b) Determines if report of abuse or neglect is substantiated or unsubstantiated and makes referrals to appropriate agencies and services.
c) Assesses the need for emergency intervention including petitioning for involuntary mental health commitments, protection from abuse orders, emergency intervention and access orders, when appropriate. Testifies in court as needed.
d) Accompanies and assists police in delivery and enforcing of above-mentioned court orders.
e) Conducts an assessment and develops a care plan for client, family, friends, and service providers.
f) Provides on going case management to older adults in need of protective services as defined by the Older Adult Protective Services law reassessing as required.
g) Documents all case activity in accordance with State regulations, agency policies, and best practice.
h) Provides financial or surrogate management as appropriate.
i) Establishes and maintains relationships with public service providers, including mental health and health care providers, police district offices, and other community agencies.
j) Coordinates case planning with other service providers and other service delivery systems.
k) Coordinates investigations in institutions with appropriate State licensing agencies and Ombudsman.
l) Arranges and conducts case conferences.
m) Locates and/or mobilizes resources to meet client needs.
n) Participates in on going problem solving, program evaluation and development with all staff.
o) Participates in orientation and training, in service training, and attends regular staff meetings.
p) Uses regular conferences with supervisor to evaluate work, improve job performance, and enhance professional growth.
q) Assists with outreach and public education.
r) Identifies resource and service gaps, which inhibit the provision of high quality care to vulnerable older adults.
s) Performs other related duties as assigned.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES:
1.A report of criminal history record information from the state or Federal Government.
2.A valid driver's license, a good driving record and access to a fully insured car and, when necessary, transporting of clients.
3.Evenings and weekends on call via beeper on a rotating schedule basis.
4.Availability via beeper at all times during scheduled working hours, including lunch hours, meetings, etc.
5.Completion of Pennsylvania Department of Aging's Older Adult Protective Services training as set forth in the Regulations.
6.Signing the Pennsylvania Department of Aging's Confidentiality Statement.
Salary: $39,770 - $46,000
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Organizes and conducts investigations of alleged or suspected violations of medical practice Act, rules and regulations, including allegations of malpractice, gross negligence, incompetence, abuse, misuse or diversion of prescription drugs, fraud, and other professional misconduct; may exercise the general powers of a peace officer and maybe required to carry a firearm.
Obtains information and gathers facts by conducting interviews with principles, complainants, witnesses and other sources; obtains biological fluid samples and other evidence and maintains evidentiary chain of custody; evaluates findings of investigations; prepares reports and recommendations for consideration in administrative hearings or legal action; provides testimony in such actions as required.
Conducts PMP/pharmacy surveys and inspections and develops evidence pertaining to the excessive, illegal or inappropriate prescription of controlled dangerous substances by persons under investigation.
Serves legal documents such as citations and subpoenas; retrieves revoked or suspended licenses; interviews applicants for licensure in furtherance of licensing requirements.
Works with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, as needed, on investigations; represents the agency before meetings of professional organizations, seminars, and training programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Knowledge of; agency policies and procedures; all state and federal legislation related to medical practice, narcotics and prescriptions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of modern criminal investigative techniques; of state and federal laws pertaining to narcotics and dangerous drugs; of laws and court decisions concerning invasion of privacy and search, seizure and arrest; of the scope, application and interpretation of laws and regulations relating to investigating records, reports and other documents; of laws and regulations relating to investigating, interviewing and interrogating witnesses, suspects and informants; of firearm safety practices; and of the control distribution and appropriate usage of schedule drugs from manufacturers to consumers. Ability is required to conduct several investigations simultaneously; to present clear and accurate court testimony; to maintain a chain of custody over evidence collected; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and to obtain biological fluid samples.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to organize, analyze and interpret electronic medical records/electronic health records and to maintain effective professional working relationships with others.
Education and Experience required:
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional-level experience in law enforcement, probation and parole, pharmacology or medical records supervision for each year of the required education.
Applicants must possess the ability and willingness to perform job-related travel; willingness to carry a firearm and use deadly force as required; have and maintain physical and mental stamina to perform the work and willingness to accept the physical discomforts and/or dangers inherent in the work; be willing to travel frequently and be away from home for extended periods of time; be willing to transfer where needed and to accept assignments anywhere in the state; pass a rigid character and background investigation and within twelve months successfully complete all requirements to become a certified peace officer as required by 59 O.S. 1989, Section 512.
Additional Factors for Consideration:
A one year probationary or trail period may be required
Veteran's preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.
The Investigator is responsible for ensuring the security of lottery operations and conducting investigations to enforce applicable state laws and regulations pertaining to the distribution and sale of Louisiana Lottery Corporation products.
For a preview of some of the functions you may be involved in supporting, follow the link below.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assists in the development of regulations to ensure the security of lottery documents, materials, and equipment.
Conducts investigations which may be related to violations of the Louisiana Lottery Corporation Law or violations of the Louisiana Criminal Code. Investigations may be in response to complaints from the public related to sales or claims. May conduct general intelligence investigations or other internal investigations which may arise from allegations or complaints regarding Lottery employees or operations.
Collects evidence and coordinates investigations with appropriate law enforcement agencies (federal, state and local) and district attorney's offices. Works in a cooperative manner with law enforcement and other organizations in order to gather information. Gathers facts through interviews, surveillance, records, research, working with informants, and interviewing victims and witnesses. Verifies accuracy and uses the results of an investigation to use in subsequent actions.
Performs any associated activities necessary to bring investigations to a logical conclusion.
Prepares clear, accurate and complete reports and case records.
Develops strategy on procedures required to conduct investigations and effectively uphold the laws and regulations related to lottery activities.
Visits lottery retailers and regional offices throughout the state to collect materials and perform duties.
Monitors physical facilities through security and computer systems. Conducts audits and studies pertaining to the control of lottery systems, products, and procedures.
Performs on-call duties for drawings.
Performs other duties within the scope of job assignment as required or requested by the supervisor.
Regularly conducts field investigations outside of the office. Investigations may involve travel to any part of the State, overnight travel, and surveillance in all types of weather.
Competitive benefits package available to full-time employees
$32,300 - 48,500
The salary range above reflects pay on an annual basis. A candidate's work experience and education will be considered when making a salary offer.
Job ID: 66904
Area of Interest: Service
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 7a-3p
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
Under limited supervision, the Investigator is responsible for the investigation of criminal and non-criminal incidents at the direction of the Security Department's executive leadership. The Investigator is involved with investigations at the separate facilities of University of Maryland Medical Center including the Hospital, Paca Pratt Building, Carter Center, Edmondson Village, 1001 West Pratt and the Frenkil Building.
Responsible for the investigation of any incident as directed by the Security Department's executive leadership. Carries out a thorough investigation of the incident, cross-referencing incidents across units and hospitals to identify any patterns. Brings incident to resolution and updates involved parties of action taken.
Provides direct investigative oversight and supervision of investigations conducted by other members of the Security Department, takes necessary corrective action as appropriate if correct procedures are not enforced.
Ensures members of the Department are kept apprised of pertinent ongoing investigations.
In the absence of the Security Director, Security Assistant Director, and Security Manager provides executive leadership decision's to security personnel on disturbances in the hospital or major crimes. Provides direction to squad sergeants on appropriate action to be taken.
Provides the Security Department's executive leadership with regular updates concerning all ongoing investigations.
Acts as liaison with the investigative units of local, state, and federal agencies. Assists police with arrests and investigations attends court hearings and unemployment hearings as appropriate.
Maintains an accurate and detailed case folder system.
Provides directions and general information in accordance with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures. Resolves significant customer service challenges in a timely and professional manner.
Maintains custody of seized illegal property, controlled dangerous substances and weapons to be used for evidence in by law enforcement.
Enforces Maryland State Law and Baltimore City ordinances, along with hospital safety and security policies and procedures during assigned shift. Makes arrests when necessary.
Provides for the safety and security of patients, visitors, and staff on the University of Maryland Medical Center campus.
Protects Medical system property by observing patients, visitors, staff, and equipment, noting irregular or suspicious behaviors.
Enforces hospital safety plans during emergencies or emergency drills by notifying staff of correct procedures or aiding staff in the evacuation of hospital patients
What You Need to Be Successful:
Education and Experience
Associate of Arts degree or equivalent in one of the social sciences or graduation from a certified Law Enforcement Academy is required.
Bachelor's degree is preferred.
10 years of experience in high-level security or law enforcement is required.
Experience in a hospital setting is preferred.
Previous experience in an investigative role is preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Supervising Investigator, Deputy Inspector General and Chief, Deputy Inspector General, or Assistant Inspector General, serves as Investigator. The incumbent is responsible for conducting investigations in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and policies. Gathers, preserves, and analyzes evidence; obtains information via interviews and other methods; prepares investigative reports. This position involves working within limits of authority on assignments of an extremely sensitive and confidential nature associated with investigations and legal proceedings.
1.Interviews subjects, witnesses, and other parties to gather, verify, and/or corroborate evidence.
2.Conducts stationary and mobile surveillance.
3.Collects, analyzes, and interprets information, documentation, and physical evidence.
4.Documents statements, observations, and evidentiary materials. Prepares case reports on all investigative action taken; and ensures that reports are well-written, accurate, concise, thorough, and timely.
5.Maintains records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations; and identifies, labels, and stores evidence and ensures the security of all pertinent stored evidence and information gathered during the investigative process. Updates agency systems with investigative information.
6.Interacts with Office of Executive Inspector General (OEIG) legal staff and other agencies under the jurisdiction of the OEIG, investigative entities within other agencies, auditors, the Illinois Office of Attorney General, and various law enforcement agencies to ensure professional cooperation and investigative efforts. Testifies in administrative and criminal court proceedings, as necessary.
7.Keeps current on agency and state policies, rules, regulations, and statutes.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
REPORTS TO: Supervising Investigator and/or Deputy Inspector General
JOB STATUS: Full-time, FLSA non-exempt. This position is exempt from the provisions of the State of Illinois Personnel Code.
- bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, public or business administration, or a related area of study or demonstrated knowledge, skill, mental development, and experience equivalent to four years of college; or four years of professional investigative experience in law enforcement or a related field;
- knowledge of investigative techniques, practices, and concepts;
- ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions effectively;
- ability to handle and resolve ambiguous situations and issues;
- knowledge of Illinois statutes, rules, and regulations concerning conflicts of interest and malfeasance;
- strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills;
- high personal ethical standards due to content of work materials;
- flexibility to work independently as well as in a team environment;
- ability to travel, including overnight;
- demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook) and other applications; and
- ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, and the ability to interact professionally with others.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Office of Executive Inspector General
607 E. Adams
Springfield, IL 62701
How to Apply:(The OEIG is a non-code state agency)
Applicants should select the employment tab on our website at www.inspectorgeneral.illinois.gov and click the "apply for open position" link and follow the instructions for applying.
The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities.
Compliance Investigator II - Marijuana Enforcement Division
The Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) employs approximately 1,600 hard-working and dedicated employees throughout Colorado. We can be seen performing functions as varied as auditing and collecting taxes, issuing driver licenses and motor vehicle titles, marketing lottery products, enforcing liquor laws, and regulating gaming, horse racing, marijuana, and the auto industry and assisting the citizens of our state.
To become the premier Department of Revenue known for its outstanding customer service, innovation, and dedicated employees.
The Department of Revenue will provide quality service to our customers in fulfillment of our fiduciary and statutory responsibilities while instilling public confidence through professional and responsive employees.
The Department of Revenue offers 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave, discounted RTD Eco-Pass, BenefitHub program (discounted merchandise, food and travel, etc), CafeWell, employee wellness program and a great benefit package.Description of Job
The employee in this Compliance Investigator II Subject Matter Expert (SME) position, located in the Lakewood Office of the Marijuana Enforcement Division, is responsible for independently conducting compliance investigations to ensure marijuana business licensees are in compliance with Colorado marijuana laws, rules and regulations. Specific duties include planning and conducting background and renewal investigations of license applicants; reviewing and evaluating financing and business structures of privately held and publicly traded business applicants and owners; analyzing the capital structure of a business entity and identifying all parties who may have a claim to the company's assets; recommending applicants' suitability for a license to the Marijuana Enforcement Division; assisting with conducting investigations into hidden ownership, money laundering schemes, sources, and/or distribution of illegally obtained funds, and thefts by associated and non-associated individuals; serving as a work leader in providing assistance to other compliance and criminal investigators in the areas of financing, privately held and publicly traded business structures; providing training or making presentations on financial investigative procedures and techniques; privately held and publicly traded business structures; providing information on Medical and Retail Marijuana laws, regulations, and licensing processes; and performing other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
All State of Colorado classified employees are required to be rated on the core competencies of Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Customer Service, Accountability and Job Knowledge. In addition to those core competencies all DOR employees are also required to posses and demonstrate the ability to follow written and oral instructions, the ability to multi-task, the ability to work with confidential information, the ability to work in high-stress environments, the ability to engage in continuous process improvements and the demonstrated ability to assist customers in an effective, efficient, and elegant manner.
Colorado Residency Requirement:
Applicants may be ineligible to apply for this position and subsequently disqualified if they do not have a Colorado address and a Colorado State issued Driver's License at the time of application.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, criminology, criminal justice, criminalistics, political science, police science, law enforcement, law, economics, accounting, finance or a field of study closely related to the assignment.
Two years of professional criminal or compliance investigative experience in a regulatory environment.
Compliance investigative experience in a field appropriate to the position may be substituted for the degree requirement only on a year-for-year basis.
A Master's degree in the required fields listed above may substitute for the Bachelor's degree only.
Necessary Special Requirements:
Applicants must be willing to work nights, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
Must possess and maintain a Colorado driver's license
Must be willing to travel in and out of state as required
Random drug tests may be required of all positions due to the nature of the industry
Candidate may be required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug Screen
Recent professional financial/fraud investigative experience which included experience in financial auditing, financial accounting, and/or financial analysis
Recent experience conducting financial and operational audit or analysis in a business environment that included the review of comprehensive corporate documentation, tax returns and/or accounting reports.
Understanding of various legal entities used to form businesses and the official documentation filed to legally establish those businesses.
Knowledge and understanding of publicly traded companies.
Knowledge of and recent experience in the ares of securities fraud and regulation in U.S. and foreign markets.
Understanding of various financial negotiable instruments, investment and financial transaction.
Recent experience conducting due diligence investigations in a regulatory environment on companies and/or people to determine suitability for licensure
Recent experience conducting investigations related to the marijuana industry
Recent experience with investigations involving financial fraud.
Recent experience interpreting and applying statutes and regulations
Experience researching databases
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Applicants applying for this opening will be subject to a Colorado Department of Revenue Background Check. In performing this investigation, there are certain offenses which as a rule will typically disqualify an applicant for any hiring consideration. These include having been convicted of and/or receiving a deferred judgment for a felony; deferred prosecution; or pleas of nolo contendre in the State of Colorado and other States with similar offenses. Due to the nature of the business, and more importantly this job assignment, the list of offenses includes, but is not limited to, the following: theft, fraud, unlawful possession of controlled or dangerous substances, assaultive offenses, and/or offenses involving use of a firearm or dangerous weapon.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required. Should an applicant's background reveal criminal charges, it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to provide the Department with written/official disposition of any charges during the background investigation process.
Applicants that have been terminated with cause from past employment and/or have sustained allegations of rule, policy and procedure violations will receive additional scrutiny as part of the investigation.
Applicants with a direct or indirect interest in any medical or retail marijuana license or licensee or hold an occupational license are prohibited from employment with the Marijuana Enforcement Division.
A state licensing authority employee with regulatory oversight responsibilities for marijuana businesses licensed by the state licensing authority shall not work for, represent, or provide consulting services to or otherwise derive pecuniary gain from a marijuana business licensed by the state licensing authority or other business entity established for the primary purpose of providing services to the marijuana industry for a period of six (6) months following his or her last day of employment with the state licensing authority.
Applicants must be willing and able to travel in and out of state as required to perform investigations. Applicants must be willing to work nights, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays; and must possess and maintain a Colorado driver's license. (Be sure to include your driver's license number on your application). Random drug testing may be required of all positions due to the nature of the industry.
CDOR Special Requirements
All employees must be current with their income tax filings and payments with the State of Colorado. This includes successfully passing a pre-employment evaluation of your tax records/accounts.
Employees are in a position of public trust in the performance of their job duties and must operate in a manner that maintains the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and public confidence. All job finalists require successful completion of a background investigation and reference check prior to appointment. Background checks may include national criminal, financial, traffic, civil, education, and/or experience checks or any other checks related to the job assignment. Fingerprint background checks and pre-employment drug testing (which may include using hair follicle drug testing) may be required for some positions.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online. However, if NOT applying online, applications from Department of Revenue employees may be faxed to 303-866-3718.
All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via e-mail. Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via email. Exam information or notification will take place via email; check your email frequently. Please include your current e-mail address on your application and set up your e-mail to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "firstname.lastname@example.org" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.
Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.
Complete Applications must include the following documents:
- A complete CDOR Application for Announced Vacancy (Submit online using the link in this announcement)
- A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (Submit online as part of your application)
- A chronological resume and cover letter/letter of interest (Attach to your online application, late submissions will not be accepted)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS:
Part of, or the entire comparative analysis for this position, may involve a review of the information submitted in the application material, including the answers to the supplemental questions. Therefore, it is paramount that in the experience portion of the application, the applicant describes the extent to which they possess the education, experience, competencies and background as they relate to the duties outlined in the job announcement, as well as the special and/or preferred qualifications. List your employment history starting with the most recent job, including part-time, temporary, and volunteer jobs. If more than one job was held with a given organization, list each job held as a separate period of employment. Under "Duties," describe clearly the tasks you performed and the nature of your technical, or other responsibilities as they relate to the job for which you are applying. Be complete and specific in detailing of duties. Information must be accurate, including dates of employment. If it is found that information provided is falsified, you will not be considered for a job with the State of Colorado and/or may be removed from a job after hire. "See resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of a properly competed application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect the applicant's score and/or prevent them from competing in any subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants. Factors to be assessed are those outlined in the requirements, competencies, and preferred qualifications.
Years will be expressed in terms of full-time equivalent service with full-time workload equal to one (1) Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) year. No more than 1.00 FTE year may be credited in any twelve (12) month period. Positions working 40 hours or less per week will be pro-rated (30 hrs/wk=0.75 FTE=9 mos credit; 20 hrs/wk=0.5 FTE=6 mos credit; 10 hrs/wk=0.25 FTE=3 mos credit)
Disease Intervention Specialist (Public Health Investigator 2) - Tippecanoe County
Hire Salary: The minimum salary for this position is $33,748. Actual salary offered may be commensurate with experience and education.
A Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) is an investigator who intervenes in the spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). DIS investigate reported, suspected and potential cases of STDs such as syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV. Investigations include interviewing those infected with specific STDs, analyzing case information, interacting with health care providers, conducting computer record searches, contacting clients by phone and/or in person and documenting investigation on forms required by Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and/or Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These interviews are conducted for the purpose of providing health education and partner notification and are documented on forms required by ISDH and/or CDC. DIS contribute significantly to the design of non-traditional interventions such as targeted screening programs and interrupting the chain of infection by prophylactic treatment of contacts.
This position is located at the Tippecanoe County Health Department in Lafayette, Indiana. The selected candidate will report directly to Tippecanoe County Health Department most days.
A day in the life:
Initiates and maintains confidential case records and ensures that they are completed accurately per ISDH's internal policies.
Assesses case information to establish investigation priorities.
Attempts to contact patients who have positive lab tests, who are known to have been exposed to an STD or HIV, or who have behaviors that put them at risk of infection with STDs or HIV. Contact may be made by phone, mail or in person.
Interviews patients diagnosed with specific STDs or HIV for the purpose of educating the patient and eliciting information that would lead to the testing and treatment of others who may be at risk for the same infection.
Conducts HIV testing for high risk individuals and provides referral services for HIV-positive clients according to standard ISDH and CDC protocols. Refers all HIV positive clients to care coordination and HIV medical services and ensures linkage to care occurs for each client.
Completes necessary reports and forms, maintaining thorough documentation of all interviews and field activities, per the training and policies of ISDH and CDC.
Thorough knowledge of the current STD Treatment Guidelines and STD Surveillance Case Definitions published by the Centers for Disease Control.
Interacts regularly with members of the medical profession to verify and/or obtain pertinent medical information.
Acts as a resource for recommended STD treatments to healthcare providers.
Interprets laboratory results for standard STD tests and recognize recommended treatments for a variety of STDs.
Performs phlebotomy in the field and in a clinic setting for patients in need of blood tests.
Establishes needs within a community for screening, education and outreach.
As needed, designs and participates in community outreach activities that include screenings, health fairs, and educational presentations. Screening venues may include neighborhoods, health-care facilities, correctional facilities, bars/clubs, or other settings.
Conducts all business in a professional, nonjudgmental manner utilizing tact and diplomacy.
Must possesses a valid Indiana driver's license and reliable automobile with insurance.
- Completion of a training course called STD Passport to Partner Services and achievement of a grade of 80% or higher on all examinations as required by the CDC within 6 months of hiring. The STD Passport to Partner Services is a series of online modules, each dedicated to a specific topic in STD and HIV prevention.
o Ability to learn and comprehend STD case investigations, including (but not limited to): chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV information and recommended treatments.
o Ability to apply extensive problem identification and problem solving methods to daily work.
o Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Completion of the Centers for Disease Control's Passport to Partner Services Track D in-person training course and demonstration of the ability to conduct a thorough, well-planned STD case investigation.
oAbility to work with and maintain confidentiality and security of HIV and STD surveillance data.
oAbility to learn about state and federal departments and agencies which have programs or services
affecting HIV and STD surveillance, including knowledge of the Indiana State.
oAbility to effectively work with organizations, individuals, and health care professionals.
oAbility to elicit sensitive information regarding lifestyle choices in a non-judgmental manner.
oAbility to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Successful completion of HIV testing training.
Completion of phlebotomy training within 8 weeks of hire with appropriate immunizations and training of blood-born pathogens' precautions.
Possess basic computer skills including ability to utilize multiple databases, spreadsheets, and Microsoft Office software.
oExtensive knowledge of record keeping and consultation methods and the ability to apply these daily work.
oAbility to prepare and write correspondence and reports of technical or specialized nature.
- Working knowledge of specialized forms and procedures used in the assigned work.
oBasic knowledge of agency program terminology and special regulations.
oBasic knowledge of the policies, programs and activities of the office and the ability to apply these to pertinent situations.
- May be required to work other evenings and weekends periodically as directed by the Program Staff.
oAbility to work during public health emergencies throughout the state.
oAbility to travel throughout Indiana, including overnight.
- Other duties as assigned.
What we are looking for:
Six (6) years, which can include colledge education, full-time professional experience in Community Health; Direct Patient Health Care; Investigations; Public Health; or Social Work. Substitution: Accredited college training may substitute for the required experience with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Substitution: Accredited graduate training may substitute for the required experience with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. Major in Biological Science; an Environmental Science; Public or Environmental Affairs; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; or a Health Related area of study.
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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