HIV Program Support Specialist

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

HIV Program Support Specialist

Augusta , Maine , United States | Human Services | Full-time Apply by: June 23, 2021 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Planning & Research AssistantOpening Date: June 9, 2021Closing Date: June 23, 2021Job Class Code: 0940

Grade: 14 (Pro/Tech)

Salary: $29,848.00 – $39,145.60 / yr.Position Number: 02000-2401

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State’s population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

The mission for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), within which this position is located, is to develop and deliver services to preserve, protect, and promote the health and well-being of the citizens of Maine.

Job duties:

You will serve as the HIV Program Support Specialist (HPSS) for the Infectious Disease Program. The program is designed to support people living with HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Maine. In your role, you will help Mainers access care services and support HIV and infectious disease surveillance activities. To do this, you will process financial assistance requests made by Mainers living with infectious disease, enter various information into program databases, and run reports as requested.

You will also:

+ Process Ryan White Part B financial assistance requests

+ Provide quality customer service to program recipients and key partners

+ Scan paper files for digitization of record keeping

+ Collaborate with the Office of MaineCare Services to provide information of HIV determination

+ Enter data into program databases and run reports to assess this data for accuracy, completeness, and other general quality assurance

+ Update electronic HIV and infectious disease surveillance data based on case information (and through the “interstate deduplication” process)

+ Complete large program mailings

+ Perform administrative back-up support to the program


A two (2) year combination of education, training, and/or experience providing a knowledge of statistics, methods of research and planning, and/or economic analysis.

Job Details


State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources


Augusta, Maine 04332
United States

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Job Posting: JC185466271

Posted On: Jun 11, 2021

Updated On: Jun 26, 2021