October 26, 2016 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Program Manager, Asthma Program

ORGANIZATION: Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

POSTING DATE: October 24, 2016

SUMMARY: The Breathe Easy Program offers home-based asthma education, adherence support, and environmental assessments to children and adults with asthma receiving medical care in Brooklyn. Wyckoff pediatric asthma patients also eligible for enhances clinical services such as specialty pulmonology care and counseling from our pediatric nurse practitioner and pediatric behavioral health specialist. This program has two primary goals; 1) To support children and their families so they can transition from relying on reactionary medical interventions in the emergency room to managing asthma in community and outpatient settings;  2) To ensure providers are educated on providing clinical asthma management in accordance with the national standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES: With considerable latitude for decision making and setting of priorities, the Program Manager provides leadership, oversight, and administrative support to the Breathe Easy Asthma Team. This individual is responsible for supervising the work of the Asthma Care Supervisor, a social worker who manages Community Health Workers who provide direct outreach and home visits to patients enrolled in the program, and the Data Entry Specialist, who provides data entry and administrative support to the program team. This individual works in close collaboration with the Clinical Lead, the nurse practitioner who provides clinical guidance to the team and leads many team projects related to quality improvement and clinical education. This individual will collaborate with other hospital programs and manage relationships with partner organizations to ensure the successful support of asthma patients in our community. The Program Manager is responsible for monitoring program data and outcomes, completing reporting requirements and using this information to steer to the program. This individual will report to the Director of Special Projects and work closely with associates from other departments to implement the program and resolve barriers to success. All duties are to be performed in a manner consistent with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center’s commitment to providing excellence in care through prevention, education and treatment. The ideal candidate will have experience in management and grant program implementation in a hospital setting.  The individual will be a self-starter who demonstrates cultural sensitivity, excellent communication and diplomacy skills, and a high level of organization. This position requires a capacity to work well with and manage a diverse group of people and to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and administrators.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Formal Education:    This position requires a minimum formal education of Master’s Degree from accredited College or University w/ concentration in public health, social work, public policy, or hospital administration. A minimum of 3 year job-related experience as a manager. Knowledge of the clinical setting and hospital administration.

Experience: Desired criteria include:  Bilingual English/Spanish. Strong interpersonal skills and works well within a team.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to: Email: panprecruiting@gmail.com. Fax: 718-963-6425

 

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POSITION: Data Manager

ORGANIZATION: Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST)

POSTING DATE: October 21, 2016

SUMMARY: The Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST) of Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) is hiring for a full-time Data Manager position (part-time with benefits is negotiable). CHEST (www.chestnyc.org) is an internationally recognized multidisciplinary research center which blends academic and community-based work focused on sexual health, HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, and substance use. CHEST is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Data Manager will be responsible for assisting with several data-related aspects of existing grant-funded projects, including: ongoing data management and cleaning, syntax development, data documentation and tracking, and data reporting. The Data Manager will be responsible for performing these tasks for several large, ongoing projects broadly focused on substance use and HIV including RCTs, national cohort studies, effectiveness trials, and multisite studies. The Data Manager will be part of CHEST’s Data Team and the position requires a strong ability to learn quickly and work independently, excellent organizational skills, as well as considerable strength in working on numerous tasks with similar deadlines. We are looking for a motivated individual to become an integral part of our collaborative team and opportunities for career development and advancement exist.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree (minimum) with training in quantitative research required. Proficiency in cleaning and managing research datasets using SPSS is highly desired. Experience working with data in healthcare, medical, or research settings is preferred; knowledge of developing and maintaining Microsoft Access databases is desired. The individual must be able to work independently in a self-directed fashion while managing multiple tasks. Full-time preferred but part-time commitments will also be considered.

Salary: Commensurate with experience along with a competitive full-time benefits package.

More information about CHEST can be found at http://www.chestnyc.org.

HOW TO APPLY: please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Ms. Chloe Mirzayi (cmirzayi@chestnyc.org) with the subject line CHEST Data Manager Search. Within your cover letter, please provide specific details regarding your current experience and expertise with data management, particularly using SPSS. Only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be directly contacted.

 

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POSITION: Project Manager – HRSA Grant

ORGANIZATION: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

POSTING DATE: October 25, 2016

SUMMARY: The Geriatrics Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City is seeking a Project Manager to coordinate the activities of the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program and implement strategies for geriatric workforce training at MSK and community partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Project Manager will:

  • Plan and manage the functions and activities of the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
  • Organize and facilitate multiple inter-professional educational content delivery methods and forums across the institution and community partnership organizations
  • Provide problem identification analyses and resolution of issues related to the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program and geriatric oncology patient care to ensure that project outcome measures are met and sustained
  • Work closely with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center administrative and clinical management staff to plan and implement new program initiatives affecting clinical care and education, and research activities for Geriatric Workforce Enhancement

QUALIFICATIONS: The project manager has:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree; doctoral degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in a related healthcare field; project coordination and experience leading teams preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of development of online modules a plus

 HOW TO APPLY: Please visit http://careers.mskcc.org/job/6853132/project-manager-hrsa-grant-new-york-ny/ to apply.

 

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POSITION: Data Quality Specialist – Health Services Admin.

ORGANIZATION: Housing Works

POSTING DATE: October 25, 2016

SUMMARY: In order to achieve success in a Value Based Payment (VBP) healthcare environment, healthcare centers need to accurately track and improve their clients’ health outcomes. This requires extensive use of electronic health data to inform provider decision-making (evidence based practice). We are seeking to hire a Data Quality Specialist who will help us prepare our electronic health data for Value Based Payment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Insure the accuracy of outcome related clinical data (ECW and e-ICare) from January 2013 to present.
  • Recommend and assist in implementing a training and monitoring program to assure the accuracy of outcome related clinical data (ECW and e-ICare) going forward.
  • Design and assist in implementing a system of automated “ticklers”/prompts/alerts for clinical and support staff geared to improving client health outcomes. Job Functions: eClinical Works (eCW) and eICare:
  • Identify areas for data integrity improvement and define scope of project
  • Develop data integrity training module and policies and procedures
  • Implement data integrity training amongst interdisciplinary staff
  • Develop monitoring tool for data integrity
  • Monitor the effectiveness of interventions and identify areas for additional QI
  • Work with staff to develop QI interventions to improve data quality
  • Develop system for creating prompts
  • Oversee monitoring of Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) prompts in eCW
  • Monitor quality assurance data
  • Analyze data from QA reports related to data quality
  • Present data as requested at department and agency-wide meetings General:
  • Perform special projects as requested by supervisor
  • Participate in advocacy efforts and direct action to end the twin crises of homelessness and AIDS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years’ experience with an electronic health record (eClinical Works strongly preferred)
  • 2-3 years’ experience running and analyzing canned reports from an electronic health record
  • Experience creating and implementing training modules for interdisciplinary staff
  • 1-2 years’ experience using quality improvement methodologies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; clinical experience strongly preferred

Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 HOW TO APPLY: Follow this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=hsngwrks&jobId=128350&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

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POSITION: Hepatitis Epidemiologist

ORGANIZATION: Fund for Public Health New York

POSTING DATE: Oct 25, 2016

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Director, the Hepatitis Epidemiologist will support data management and clinical intervention activities for Project INSPIRE, including managing and analyzing hepatitis surveillance data, matching Project INSPIRE data with surveillance data, designing and validating algorithms for outcome analysis using surveillance data,  providing quality assurance for Project data and technical assistance for clinical staff on all data issues, conduct related public health research and perform complex data analyses on hepatitis C, prepare databases, fulfill data requests and prepare reports and manuscripts, related to Project INSPIRE.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under supervision of the Hepatitis Surveillance Director and with latitude of judgment, the Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Analyst will perform the following hepatitis C activities:

  • Manage chronic hepatitis C surveillance data; monitor data quality and ensure electronic data are imported into the surveillance system accurately and in a timely manner, in order to prepare the data for Project INSPIRE evaluation
  • Produce needed data and patients lists for Project INSPIRE partners
  • Match Project INSPIRE data with viral hepatitis surveillance database and participate with Project INSPIRE evaluators in the analysis of the matched data to evaluate outcomes
  • Perform complex data analyses on surveillance data, comparing INSPIRE participants to non-participants, among other analyses, and produce reports and scientific manuscripts
  • Respond to data requests
  • Plan for and analyze data resulting in matching between viral hepatitis surveillance database and HIV, or vital records data
  • Participate in grant-related activities and reporting
  • Assist with validation of algorithms to use the negative RNA results to evaluate patient outcomes for INSPIRE patients compared to the rest of the city
  • Supervise the work of student interns assisting with each of these tasks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field with at least three years of relevant data management experience
  • Experience managing, cleaning and summarizing large and complex data sets using SAS
  • Experience monitoring data quality
  • Ability to work independently and in teams to collect and analyze data
  • Ability to present findings in reports and presentations preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience with a maximum salary of $68,239. FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefit package.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send your resume, with cover letter, to: publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org.  Indicate the following in the Subject line: INSPIRE Hepatitis_Epidemiologist_your name. In the cover letter, indicate how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and provide your salary history and requirements.

 

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POSITION: Supervisor II, Young Men’s/LGBTQ Health Project (YMHP)

ORGANIZATION: CAMBA

POSTING DATE: Oct 25, 2016

SUMMARY: CAMBA’s Young Men’s/LGBTQ Health Project (YMHP) aims to reduce transmission of HIV among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) ages 13-29, including those who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, with a focus on communities of color in Brooklyn.  YMHP will use a strength-based, youth development approach to provide culturally competent and comprehensive prevention and support services, including: client recruitment through enhanced  and new media outreach; health education and risk reduction counseling; linkage to HIV, STD, and HCV testing and screening; Evidence Based Interventions (EBIs), including Healthy Relationships; VOICES/VOCES; Many Men, Many Voices; and Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS)] a PrEP support program; linkage, navigation, and retention to care; linkage to supportive services; and condom education and distribution. YMHP will provide services to 300 participants, 25% of whom will be HIV positive.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The person filling this position is expected to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of program-related staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; including the following:

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues. Some evening and weekend hours required.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at https://www.camba.org/pages/careers/careerdetails.aspx?cdid=706. Resumes can be directed to submitresumes@CAMBA.org.

 

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POSITION: Client Advocate I, MSM/Transgender HIV Prevention Navigation Program

ORGANIZATION: CAMBA

POSTING DATE: Oct 25, 2016

SUMMARY: CAMBA’s MSM/Transgender HIV Prevention Navigation Program will provide outreach, education, and navigation/linkage services to at-risk populations in Brooklyn including 170 MSM of color and 15 transgender women who are both HIV-positive and HIV-negative. We will coordinate with other Brooklyn-based prevention and care service providers, including the existing Brooklyn-based testing collaborative, Brooklyn Knows, and clinics that are active in the PlaySure Network. CAMBA will also host an advisory group comprised of MSM of color and transgender women to determine best practices for engaging the community in HIV prevention, treatment, and support services. In doing so, our program will increase the number of people who know about PEP/PrEP, and increase their likelihood of starting PEP/PrEP treatment, undergoing HIV and STI testing, and maintaining primary health care.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) assist program staff to facilitate HIV prevention activities; (2) assist program staff by being a client liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, social services, etc; (3) assist clients in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA; including the following:

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at https://www.camba.org/pages/careers/careerdetails.aspx?cdid=685. Resumes can be directed to submitresumes@CAMBA.org.

 

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POSITION: Case Manager II, MSM/Transgender HIV Prevention Navigation Program

ORGANIZATION: CAMBA

POSTING DATE: Oct 25, 2016

SUMMARY: CAMBA’s MSM/Transgender HIV Prevention Navigation Program will provide outreach, education, and navigation/linkage services to at-risk populations in Brooklyn including 170 MSM of color and 15 transgender women who are both HIV-positive and HIV-negative. We will coordinate with other Brooklyn-based prevention and care service providers, including the existing Brooklyn-based testing collaborative, Brooklyn Knows, and clinics that are active in the PlaySure Network. CAMBA will also host an advisory group comprised of MSM of color and transgender women to determine best practices for engaging the community in HIV prevention, treatment, and support services. In doing so, our program will increase the number of people who know about PEP/PrEP, and increase their likelihood of starting PEP/PrEP treatment, undergoing HIV and STI testing, and maintaining primary health care.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) aid individuals and/or families requiring social service assistance; (2) interview and evaluate applicants for services, formulate service plans and goals, and aid clients to implement service plans; (3) locate and make use of appropriate community resources for clients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues

Effective communication skills and culturally and linguistically competent.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at https://www.camba.org/pages/careers/careerdetails.aspx?cdid=684. Resumes can be directed to submitresumes@CAMBA.org.