February 16, 2016 | Job Opportunities

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Position: Project Lead, Family Caregiver Training Development

Organization: The Center to Advance Palliative Care

Posting date: February 9, 2016

Location: New York

SUMMARY: The lack of adequate and appropriate training and support for family caregivers caring for people with multiple chronic conditions is a crisis that demands urgent attention. A strong effort to provide a full set of accurate and targeted training resources will set new standards for training family caregivers and new expectations of professional responsibility towards these individuals.

The Center to Advance Palliative Care seeks a new team member to manage a 3-year grant project focused on the development of an online training product to support the family caregivers of seriously ill patients with complex tasks such as wound care, medication management, or medical device monitoring. This position reports to the Director of Education.

The Project Lead will collaborate with CAPC leadership, leadership from the supporting foundation, subject matter experts, and support staff to manage the development, testing, and dissemination of online training materials for family caregivers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The project lead will be responsible for oversight of the following grant activities:

  • Needs assessment for family caregiver education and identification of targeted caregiver population for training intervention
  • Selection of training topics and oversight of content development by subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Selection of a technology partner to develop online training using SME content
  • Development of training prototypes
  • Evaluation of training efficacy and usability, revision of training materials
  • Training pilot within target population and evaluation of pilot outcomes
  • Dissemination of training product at a national scale

Selection criteria

  • Community health education background
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience
  • Experience working with the target population of persons with serious illness and their family caregivers
  • Instructional design training and experience preferred

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover and resume to Brynn Bowman, Director of Education, CAPC: Brynn.bowman@mssm.edu

 

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Position: Project Coordinator

Organization:  Bellevue/NYU Occupational & Environmental Medicine Clinic (BNOEMC)

Posting date: February 9, 2016

Location: New York

SUMMARY: This is a full time position as Project Coordinator for the BNOEMC. In this role, the successful candidate will work as part of a team to help the BNOEMC develop occupational medicine research and clinical projects and secure new grant funding to support these projects, coordinate and assist with completion of deliverables required for current grants, help secure continuation grant funding of current grants, and help improve community outreach of the clinic. The coordinator will interface directly with the BNOEMC staff and Advisory Committee, staff and members of collaborating community organizations, clinic patients, and grant sponsors in support of clinical and preventive services as well as research projects. The coordinator will establish liaisons with Bellevue Hospital and School of Medicine staff and administration that may include physicians, research faculty, Information Technology technicians, departmental administrators, program managers and regulatory services such as the IRB.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In collaboration with other clinic staff, complete grant deliverables including coordinating ongoing clinical and research projects as well as writing reports and conducting routine statistical analyses of data for reports.
  • Assist clinic investigators with development and implementation of new fundable and funded clinical research projects and grants.
  • Coordinate the clinic Advisory Committee.
  • Assist with clinic outreach to, and education for, different populations of workers, workplaces and employers in need of occupational medicine services.
  • Assist with clinical and research database management and software support.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the organizations’ core values and incorporate them into performance of duties.QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify you must have: Masters’ degree in occupational health, public health, epidemiology or related field or equivalent experience; Experience with occupational health research or clinical/preventive occupational health programs; Solid oral and written English skills; Excellent administrative and office organizational skills; Solid PC skills, including MS Office Professional and at least one public-health-oriented software package and aptitude to learn more.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Experience with occupational health and safety programs conducted by unions, community-based organizations, employers and/or labor-management coalitions. Excellent oral and written English and editing skills. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants send resume to Andrea Thompson, RN, Andrea.Thompson@nyumc.org . She can also be reached by phone if you have questions at (212) 562-3884.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The BNOEMC is based at Bellevue Hospital Center and is dedicated to improving health in the workplace through early recognition, accurate diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment and prevention of work-related diseases. The primary mission of the BNOEMC is to provide high quality clinical and preventive occupational medicine services accessible to all, including low-income workers who may be at high risk for work-related diseases and who may rely on the public hospital system for medical care.