December 22, 2015 | Job Opportunities

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Position: Senior Policy Analyst (City Research Scientist) Title: 21744

Organization: Prevention and Primary Care/1222- NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

Posting Date: December 16, 2015

Location: Gotham

SUMMARY:
The Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning (PCAP) in the Division of Prevention and Primary Care of the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is seeking a City Research Scientist II to serve as a Senior Policy Analyst.
During this period of unprecedented health care reform, primary care remains a key anchor to advance population health and is undergoing rapid change. PCAP has a dedicated staff working to improve access to quality, culturally appropriate primary care for New Yorkers, particularly those who are at risk for poor health outcomes. The Bureau sets and implements policy, program and research initiatives aimed at maximizing the impact of primary care on population health, including increasing health insurance coverage and reducing access barriers for populations served by the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. As part of this work, PCAP led the development of the recommendation to launch a health care access program for uninsured immigrants, through co-chairing the Mayor’s Task Force on Immigrant Health Care Access. This new pilot program will be launched in 2016 with significant leadership from PCAP.
Working in close collaboration with existing expertise within the Bureau, the Division, and the Agency at large, this position will help support immigrant health access focused policy research. It will also support other analysis and program development activities related to ensuring access to quality primary care for all residents of NYC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support development, launch and evaluation of NYC’s demonstration health care access program in coordination with DOHMH staff, the Mayor’s Office, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and other city agencies
• Assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of specific aspects of the demonstration program
• Assist in developing the scientific evaluation of the demonstration program in coordination with the DOHMH Division of Epidemiology and other external partners
• Coordinate development and operational implementation of the program enrollment process for DOHMH field staff
• Participate in meetings with health care providers and city agencies regarding development of the demonstration program
• Inform Bureau’s key activities related to policy positioning
• Monitor and analyze new policies and programs related to health insurance coverage for low-income and vulnerable populations, including immigrants
• Analyze policy opportunities for improving primary care access and devise appropriate recommendations o Coordinate within PCAP to ensure NYS and NYC policy related developments in primary care and access are being monitored
• Monitor and analyze the impact of population health related provisions in the Affordable Care Act (i.e. National Prevention Strategy, Health Promotion and Public Health Council, uniform data collection, etc.) and other large scale health policy initiatives and compose recommendations for how to improve effective implementation in NYC
• Identify legislative, regulatory and other opportunities for the Bureau to review and comment on and participate in relevant policy and program development
• Assist in developing the bureau’s policy agenda and positions on pending legislative bills
• Represent the Bureau and Agency at relevant internal and external workgroups, meetings and presentations
• Work on special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS /Preferred Skills
• At least six years of professional experience working in the field of health policy or public health
• Experience leading and maintaining partnerships and collaborations
• Experience successfully managing multifaceted deadline-driven projects
• Expertise in policy analysis specifically related to low-income and/or immigrant communities
• Significant knowledge of Medicaid managed care and the Affordable Care Act’s insurance expansion provisions
• Knowledge of federal, state, and city health insurance landscape and public health insurance programs, and primary care policy issues with particular focus on safety net access points
• Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team and in a fast paced environment
• Highly organized and exceptionally detail-oriented
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing and communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

How to Apply: Candidates should apply through https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. Position number 711293.

 

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Position: Policy Analyst (City Research Scientist) Title: 21744

Organization: Prevention and Primary Care/1222- NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

Posting Date: December 16, 2015

Location: Gotham

SUMMARY
The Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning (PCAP) in the Division of Prevention and Primary Care of the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is seeking a City Research Scientist II to serve as a Policy Analyst.
During this period of unprecedented health care reform, primary care remains a key anchor to advance population health and is undergoing rapid change. PCAP has a dedicated staff working to improve access to quality, culturally appropriate primary care for New Yorkers, particularly those who are at risk for poor health outcomes. The Bureau sets and implements policy, program and research initiatives aimed at maximizing the impact of primary care on population health, including increasing health insurance coverage and reducing access barriers for populations served by the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. This includes efforts to maximize health insurance enrollment among foreign-born residents of NYC who may qualify for public health insurance but be unenrolled.
Working in close collaboration with other existing expertise within the Bureau this position will provide critical monitoring and analysis support for the Bureau’s policy portfolio related to public health insurance coverage and financial assistance, including: Medicaid, Child Health Plus, the Essential Plan and the NY State of Health Marketplace.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Research and summarize key elements of Medicaid program policy including Medicaid Managed Care and related contracts, Emergency Medicaid and eligibility requirements related to immigration status
• Research, analyze and monitor care coordination programs within Medicaid in NYC and other health insurance and health access programs to inform NYC specific efforts
• Support Bureau and Divisional efforts to oversee contracts from New York City Council funding focused on increasing enrollment and decreasing barriers into Medicaid and other health insurance
• Review new Medicaid regulations and guidance and advise on opportunities to comment and develop New York City specific interventions to improve health care access
• Coordinate within PCAP to ensure New York State and New York City policy related developments in primary care and health care access are being monitored
• Inform Bureau’s key activities related to policy positioning to improve health access for low-income populations.
• Assist in developing the bureau’s policy agenda and positions on pending legislative bills.
• Work on special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS /Preferred Skills
• At least three years of professional experience working in the field of health policy or public health
• Expertise in health policy analysis with knowledge of New York State’s health insurance landscape and public health insurance programs, including Medicaid managed care organizations
• Expertise in policies pertaining to low-income and/or immigrant communities
• Experience successfully managing multifaceted deadline-driven projects
• Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team and in a fast paced environment
• Highly organized and exceptionally detail-oriented
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing and communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

How to Apply: Candidates should apply through https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ Position number: 225072

 

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Position: Community Health Worker (CHW)

Organization: Henry Street Settlement
Posting date: December 17, 2015
Location: Manhattan, New York

SUMMARY: NYU Medical Center, in partnership with Henry Street Settlement, is starting a program to help improve the health and well-being of people living in two apartment buildings on the Lower East Side. Community Health Workers (CHWs) will be hired to reach out to the residents of these buildings, understand their needs, connect them to services in the community, and support their efforts to improve their health and the health of their families. Community Health Workers are playing a growing role in the health care field, so this is an exciting opportunity for compassionate people who are interested in developing the skills that will allow them to pursue this profession and help improve the lives of others.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide outreach to engage and recruit building residents to participate in the program
• Gather information about issues that are affecting and impacting residents’ health
• Development of a plan and/or goals to address needs and concerns that are identified
• Help residents obtain services and resources, including scheduling of appointments, providing reminders, serving as advocates, and on occasion, going with residents to appointments
• Establishing trust and providing encouragement and coaching on effective problem solving
• Motivating residents to undertake healthy activities and follow treatment plans
• Assessing needs in the home (like mold, pests or loose carpets) and provide information, referrals and advocacy to address these and other problems
• Completing intake forms and document all plans, meetings, activities, and results, using a computerized data entry system
• Attend daily check-ins, weekly staff meetings and/or other meetings/trainings as requested

QUALIFICATIONS:
• A deep understanding of Manhattan’s Lower East Side (LES) community and a commitment to helping improve the well-being of community residents
• Preference for someone who lives on the Lower East Side
• Bilingual in Spanish/English or Chinese/English Required (Mandarin/Cantonese); speaking and reading
• High school diploma or its equivalent
• Basic computer skills or a willingness to learn

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.

HOW TO APPLY: email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org .In the subject line, please indicate “Community Health Worker”
Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

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Position: Health and Wellness Coordinator

Organization: El Puente
Posting date: November 5, 2015
Location: Brooklyn, New York

SUMMARY: The Health and Wellness Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of the Green Light District’s (GLD) strategic priorities in the areas of health and wellness. The Health and Wellness coordinator works closely with the GLD Director, six other GLD team members including a Wellness Specialist, staff at El Puente’s leadership centers, and community members to identify these priorities, and to develop and implement both new and existing projects and programs. The Health and Wellness Coordinator reports to and is supervised by the GLD Director, and may assist in managing additional staff and interns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work with the Director to plan, sustain, and grow the GLD’s health and wellness programs, to include both mainstream and alternative health and wellness options that meet the needs of our community
• Develop and implement cross-organizational health and wellness curricula, tools, practices, and partnerships. Past collaborations with Program Directors have included implementing Wellness Assessment and Action Plans youth members, wellness trainings for staff, connecting center directors to free fitness programming through Shape Up NYC, and building partnerships with studios and instructors who offer
• Develop partnerships with local organizations, healthcare providers, and resident groups to improve community health
• Plan and manage seasonal calendar of health and wellness community events and activities, including the wellness programming at our annual Southside Connex Festival
• Coordinate a Healer’s Circle for community leaders to share wellness practices and shape plans for community wellness
• Manage ongoing development of Mobile Botanica project (El Timbiriche)
• Manage ongoing development of a community health and wellness resource directory
• Contribute to overall organizational and GLD efforts in program evaluation, reporting, fund development, marketing and communication

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to holistic community health
• Fluent/Native Spanish speaker
• Experience applying a social justice framework and assets-based approach to health and wellness issues
• Familiarity with North Brooklyn, especially the Southside (Los Sures) Williamsburg community
• Ability to plan and prioritize effectively, to manage multiple projects, and to meet competing demands and deadlines
• Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong communication and relationship-building skills
• High level of professionalism and maturity
• Willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and be resourceful in shaping a new program area
• Ability to work independently and as team player
• Ability to attend some evening and weekend meetings
• Excited about continuous learning
• Multicultural competencies, commitment to diversity and equity, and demonstrated ability to work with people from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, physical ability, sexual orientation, gender identity and generational backgrounds.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: El Puente is a community human rights institution that promotes leadership through the engagement of young and adult members in the arts, education, scientific research, wellness and environmental action. El Puente remains at the forefront of community learning and development issues and as such, initiates and impacts social policy both locally and nationally. Our mission is to inspire and nurture leaders for peace and justice to support the areas of arts for social change, cultural organizing, community & youth development, environmental advocacy & climate change. The Green Light District is a 10-year strategic initiative to sustain, grow, green, and celebrate Williamsburg’s Southside Community.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@elpuente.us with Health and Wellness Coordinator in the subject line
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Please contact Sarita Daftary | El Puente, Program Director, sdaftary@elpuente.us

 

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Position: Registered Dietitian

Organization: Tact Medical Staffing.
Posting date: December 22, 2015
Location: New York, New York

SUMMARY: A renowned hospital in NYC is seeking Registered Dieticians to work with a population of substance abuse patients. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or in any other related field and must be certified as a Registered Dietitian in the state of New York.
Day Shifts | New Graduates Welcome | Full-Time

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Plan food and nutrition programs for substance abuse patients
• Help prevent and treat illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits
• Suggest diet modifications
• Educate patients about nutrition
• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field required.
• Certified as a Registered Dietician in the state of New York.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills required.

HOW TO APPLY: Please contact Brandon Brito, Talent Acquisition Specialist at bbrito@tactstaff.com. Phone: (212) 766-0200 ext. 229
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Please contact Ms. Chioma Amadi at Chioma.Amadi@sph.cuny.edu

 

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Position: Study Coordinator (Full-time)

Organization: Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
Posting date: December 22, 2015
Location: Bronx, New York

SUMMARY: Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center are conducting a NIH-funded study to examine whether providing financial incentives for abstinence from drugs will help HIV-infected drug users control their HIV disease. This project is being conducted in four clinical sites in the Bronx and follows 200 participants over a 28-week period. Research visits include computerized interviews, blood and urine collection, and pill counts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work with the Project Director (PD) and Principle Investigator (PI) to update study protocols and protocol amendments as needed, including the development of new measures.

• Work with the PD and PI to develop recruitment strategies and manage tracking database.

• Implement a contingency management intervention; collect and test urine specimens; collect and transport blood specimens; conduct pill counts; supervise participant computer-assisted self-interviews.

• Coordinate meetings with study partners and represent the study at site meetings.

• Assist in managing data; perform regular audits to ensure that collected data are complete and accurate, and research protocols are being followed.

• Partner with IT and data management resources in the development and editing of databases.

• Assist in drafting reports, preparing conference abstracts, and presentations related to the project.

• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience required. Master’s Degree preferred.
• Previous research or programmatic experience in public health or related field and experience working with similar populations preferred.

Skills and Competencies
• As part of a team, must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and adhere to study protocol.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word, ACCESS, Excel, and SPSS.
• Familiarity and comfort working with an HIV-infected, drug using population.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; detail oriented.
• Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.
• Phlebotomy training and experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants, please email your resume or CV to: John Jost, PhD
Instructor, Department of Medicine jjost@montefiore.org

 

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Position: Assistant Research Biostatistician

Organization: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Posting date: December 17, 2015
Location: New York City, NY USA

SUMMARY: The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has a position available for a biostatistician. The successful applicant will engage in a wide variety of collaborative projects.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Projects involve the design, analysis, and publication of research in cancer epidemiology.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in biostatistics, applied statistics, or related quantitative field, and will be proficient in the following tasks:
Applying statistical methods in large population-based studies.
• Conducting analyses of longitudinal/survival- type data.
• Analyzing data from case-control and cross- sectional studies.
• Conducting association analyses of risk factor, genetic, and biomarker data.
• Manipulating high-dimensional data.
• Participating in planning for grants and proposals.
• Effectively communicating scientific ideas, methods, and results.
• The successful applicant must be fluent in a statistical programming language, such as SAS, Stata, or R.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION : Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 45 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications should be submitted to the following online portal: http://careers.mskcc.org/job/6103469/assistant-research-biostatistician-department-of-epidemiology-and-biostatistics-new-york-ny Job Number: 6719. Note that applicants are required to attach a cover letter and CV when submitting the online application. Please ensure that the CV includes the names and contact information for three references.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Pirooz Bahmaie, Assistant Research Biostatistician at bahmaiep@mskcc.org

 

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Position: Program Coordinator

Organization: NYU School of Medicine
Posting date: December 17, 2015
Location: New York, NY USA

SUMMARY: We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Coordinator to join the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Veterans Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Cohen Veterans Center leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Program coordination – Provides basic to moderate coordination for Program activities to a manager or director, head of department that includes but not limited to: coordination of Program while working/communicating with internal and external parties to organize and coordinate the various components needed to initiate, run and conclude Program activities. Develops Program schedules, prepares, process, and tracks Program related purchase/supplies requisitions, reimbursements, expense reports, petty cash vouchers, check requests, and related invoice payments.
• Moderate Project Support – Uses judgment to provide project/program support while prioritizing own work to a supervisor, department. Assists with project and event planning and implementation, manages the logistics of and coordinates content development for meetings, conferences, and other project-related events.
• Patient Support – Processing subject reimbursement payments, stop payment requests, and check traces.
• Reports – Independently prepares and review documents for ongoing and pending Project/Program/Programs, plans and prepares presentations, and composes a variety of memos and letters. Reviews, edits, obtain appropriate approvals. Responds to routine correspondences and refers non routine items to the appropriate party. Follows protocols as defined by the grant and Medical Center’s policies and procedures.
• Grants – Will participate in the collection of grant related materials and will provide information and assistance on preparation of quarterly and yearly progress reports, and grant renewals. Collects and organizes required paperwork working closely with MFC Director, Cohen Veteran Center Program Manager, and the Development office.
• Scheduling and Coordinating – Maintains routine calendars, schedules appointments, assist in preparing for conferences (checking the logistics and technical support, order and set up food, process travel arrangements and booking, etc.) and other related duties. Assists and coordinates special events planning.
• Filing and Mail Distribution – Maintains office filing and storage systems by sorting, recording and filing written material in alphabetical, numerical, or subject order as needed. Retrieves material from files upon request and keeps records of the movement of file materials. Opens, sorts, routes and distributes mail to the appropriate party.
• Clerical Support – Provides clerical support to the department/unit (photocopy, fax, mails, and files, data entry, sorts and distributes mail, etc.) and other related duties as needed. May order office supplies. Meets and greets clients; Resolves non-routine situations based on established policies and procedures and refers non solved issues and questions to the appropriate party.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 2-3 years of related experience in an office setting or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. • 2-3 yrs experience supporting high-level management • Strong interpersonal, written/oral communication and organizational skills • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals • Ability to work under minimal supervision • Ability to interact with utmost professionalism with senior administrators, staff and patients required • Effective Oral, written communication and interpersonal skills. • Computer Skills – Working knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power point and Access. Ability to develop basic formulae for spreadsheets; set up routine computer procedures; Ability to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software. Ability to proofread documents and write clear, concise 1st draft. Ability to type at a speed of at least 45 net words per minutes. • Knowledge of standard office practices.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 2 to 3 years of related experience in an office setting is preferred

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Some of the best minds in healthcare, a worldwide reputation for excellence, outstanding resources and a talented staff come together at Tisch Hospital, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and NYU School of Medicine. Together, we’re NYU Langone Medical Center – an institution consistently cited as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. We are revolutionizing both medical research and patient care – as well as healthcare careers. At NYU School of Medicine, our three-fold mission is to train new physicians, increase medical knowledge and care for our patients. Since our School’s inception, this mission has been the cornerstone of everything we’ve achieved, advancing healthcare on a scale which places us among the nation’s most prestigious and important healthcare research centers.
Whether you wish to pursue a position in direct patient care or in another area such as management, finance, information technology, research, or administrative support within a healthcare environment, NYU Langone Medical Center can offer you the resources, recognition, learning, and rewards that you need to perform at your very best. In short, this is where your future begins.
We are an equal opportunity employer fostering diversity in the workplace.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should please send cover letter and resume to Devina Caggiano, Program Manager devina.caggiano@nyumc.org.

 

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Position: Director of Research and Evaluation, Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning

Organization: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Posting date: December 17, 2015
Location: Long Island City, NY

SUMMARY: The Bureau of Primary Care Access & Planning (PCAP), in the Division of Prevention and Primary Care, at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is seeking a City Research Scientist to serve as Director of Research and Evaluation for the Bureau.
During this period of unprecedented health care reform, primary care remains a key anchor to advance population health and is undergoing rapid change. PCAP has a dedicated staff working to improve access to quality, culturally appropriate primary care for New Yorkers, particularly those who are at risk for poor health outcomes. The Bureau sets and implements policy, program and research initiatives aimed at maximizing the impact of primary care on population health, including increasing health insurance coverage and reducing access barriers experienced by NYC’s underserved populations.
The Director will lead research and data analysis activities related to improving population health through ensuring access to quality primary care for all residents of NYC. The successful candidate will work with other staff to achieve the Bureau and Division’s objectives for surveillance and research activities to better meet the health needs of New Yorkers

RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan, develop, implement and oversee research, surveillance and program evaluation activities to support the Bureau’s work. Areas of focus will include but are not limited to: 1) Primary care access and utilization 2) Health insurance coverage, 3) Emergency department utilization and ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations; and 4) Primary care capacity planning and analysis in emergency response.
•Produce data-driven reports, presentations and papers for dissemination, as well as author technical and journal publications, related to relevant issues affecting the New York City health care system, including DSRIP, the Affordable Care Act and vulnerable populations including low-income and immigrant.
•Lead and oversee research related grant applications that further the organization’s mission, goals and programs.
•Provide leadership, general direction and guide research activities to a small team of analysts and provide technical and analytical expertise on epidemiologic and statistical methods to other staff in the Bureau.

•Identify and track key surveillance indicators as well as augment existing surveillance approaches with new or novel methodologies.
•Design and oversee analyses of existing data (including Community Health Survey, SPARCS hospitalization and emergency department and Medicaid claims/Salient) to support planning and policy development, evaluate program and policy impact and outcomes and improve quality of services.

•Identify and rapidly respond to requests for data and systems analysis from the Bureau, Division and Agency leadership. . •Supervise, manage, clean, analyze and report on quantitative data, particularly large datasets, using analytic software packages.
•Participate and collaborate in cross- divisional and cross-agency planning and working groups and conduct special projects and other duties as assigned.
•Maintain multiple projects simultaneously and function effectively both independently and as part of a team.
•Work on special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization.

Preferred Skills:
•Expertise in epidemiological data analysis, research design & program evaluation methodologies
•Strong analytic and statistical skills with experience in manipulating and analyzing data using statistical software such as SAS or SPSS
•Experience with scientific writing as demonstrated through a strong track record of publishing in top-tier journals
•Experience with navigating Internal Review Board (IRB) processes and expertise about related policies and procedures
•Experience with DOHMH’s Community Health Survey, SPARCS, eMedNY, Salient or other Medicaid claims databases, MEPS, BRFSS, etc
•Supervisory experience, such as leading and advising staff involved in various projects
•Experience successfully preparing grant applications including developing research questions
•Experience with geographical information software such as ArcGIS
•Knowledge of and interest in public health, health policy and primary care
•Ability to quickly become familiar with specific topic areas within public health and health policy in which the individual may have had no prior knowledge
•Excellent project management and written and oral communication skills
•Competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID #: 225823.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Rhina Hernandez, Director of Research and Evaluation, Bureau of Primary Care Access and Planning at rhernandez1@health.nyc.gov

 

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Position: Evaluation Specialist III

Organization: Health Research, Inc.
Posting date: December 18, 2015
Location: Albany, NY USA

SUMMARY:

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Evaluation Specialist will participate in all aspects of evaluation projects, including research design, data collection, data management, data analysis, reporting, and presentation of results; perform project management of evaluation projects; supervise OPER staff and/or student interns on program evaluation projects; produce original manuscripts for journal publication and posters/abstracts for conference presentations; provide technical assistance and participate in workgroup as expert advisor; and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in research, analysis, and/or evaluation of health-related programs or a related field OR an Associate’s degree and five years of such experience OR seven years of such experience. Master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences or related fields desirable. Experience in data collection and evaluation of data for review and analysis of public health program areas. Experience in data analysis using SAS, SPSS, Excel and/or other analytical and data management tools. Experience working with large population-based data sets, client and agency surveys. Experience in project management. Experience with creation of high-quality infographics. Attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): www.healthresearch.org/jobs or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204- 2719. Please include reference code 2015- 3176 on envelope.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Sarah Zalewski, Evaluation Specialist III at sarah.zalewski@healthresearch.org
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