February 7, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Health Educator for HIV/AIDS Case Management and Health Education Services Program

ORGANIZATION: BronxWorks

POSTING DATE: February 1, 2017

SUMMARY: Join a team committed to high quality services at BronxWorks, a community-based organization with over 40 years of experience in meeting community needs in the Bronx. The HIV/AIDS Case Management and Health Education Services Program at BronxWorks is seeking a Health Educator. The Health Educator assesses clients for their level of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and based on the assessment, develops and implements health education service plans.  The Health Educator develops curricula for health education groups, facilitates health education groups on and off-site, and uses an evaluation form to determine the degree to which group goals were met.  The Health Educator also conducts individualized Health Education sessions.  The Health Educator collaborates with the HIV/AIDS Case Manager and peer navigators to meet clients’ needs.  The Health Educator enters services provided into the documentation system, AIRS, in a timely manner.  The Health Educator also prepares monthly reports.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements include a B.A., at least two years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or other chronic illness and two years of experience developing and facilitating health education groups.  The Health Educator should have effective communication and documentation skills as well as cultural and linguistic competence for the population served.  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

HOW TO APPLY: Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Best, Assistant Program Director at jbest@bronxworks.org.

 

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POSITION: Health Educator, Exempt – Health Promotion & Wellness

ORGANIZATION: San Francisco State University

POSTING DATE: January 30, 2017

SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the Health Educator provides assessment of needs, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a broad spectrum of integrated health education, health promotion and disease prevention programs, for use throughout the campus. The goal of these programs is to meet the health education and promotion needs of an ethnically and culturally diverse student population. Incumbent may directly supervise student peer health educators and/or advise student volunteer members of the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC). Incumbent may also be subject to a background check and fingerprinting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an approved program in health education or a related health field.
  • Equivalent to one to two years of progressively responsible health education experience or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of health education theories, research, and program assessment; planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of health education programs and industry standards for the delivery of health education in higher education.
  • General knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, current and emerging college age student health problems and existing methods of intervention and control.
  • Working knowledge of the principles of educational and social psychology and their application to SF State’s health education programs; and applicable industry standards and practices for health promotion such as those found in the American College Health Association’s (ACHA) Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education.
  • Ability to assess needs and establish or recommend program priorities and goals and develop plans to achieve goals; collect, compile, chart and analyze data pertinent to health education program planning; and plan, organize, conduct or oversee a variety of health education programs and activities including discussion groups and workshops.
  • Ability to develop educational materials and media such as pamphlets, audio and visual materials, and electronic media.
  • Ability to present ideas and information accurately, effectively, and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use computer and web-based information technology systems as a resource for research and providing health education programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, students, medical, and other health professionals, representatives of the news media, and other community groups.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Council for Education in Public Health approved master’s degree in public health with emphasis on health education, a master’s degree in health science or public health administration or equivalent and/or national certification.
  • Experience developing, implementing and coordinating mental health education programs.
  • Working knowledge of supervisory and leadership techniques.
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs to meet the needs of an ethnically and culturally diverse university campus
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

OTHER INFORMATION:

Job ID 6154

Location On Campus

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Working Title  Health Educator (Mental Health)

SF State University
San Francisco State University is an urban university granting bachelor’s and master’s degrees and serving a diverse student body of approximately 30,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff employees. SF State is one of the largest campuses in the California State University (CSU) — the largest system of higher education composed of 23 member campuses.

Department*
Health Promotion & Wellness

Appointment Type*
This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base*
Full Time (1.0)

Work Schedule*
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Anticipated Hiring Range*
$4,700 – $5,250 Monthly ($56,400 – $63,000 Annually) Salary is commensurate with experience.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University’s commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit an online application, resume and cover letter, describing your specific qualifications.

SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS).

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

SF State is Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

 

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POSITION: Manager

ORGANIZATION: Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative

POSTING DATE: February 3, 2017

SUMMARY: The Manager, Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative supervises a team of Community Health Workers, who are responsible for identifying and assisting individuals and families needing access to preventive and primary health care services and referrals for supportive services, with an emphasis on pregnant women not enrolled in health care or supportive services.

Requirements: Must be a licensed professional such as a Public Health Nurse or Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN), or Licensed Social Worker (either Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Master Social Worker) with experience in public health, community organization, and clinical case management (focused on individual and family); experience with supervision and program management. Ability to work flexible hours, including some evening hours.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Full-time

Location: Staten Island, NY

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please visit: http://www.chcrichmond.org/about/careers/

 

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POSITION: Clinical Research Coordinator 1

ORGANIZATION: Icahn School of Medicine Department of Population Health Science and Policy

POSTING DATE: February 2, 2017

SUMMARY: The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 supports the departmental and field activities for the conduct of clinical research studies in compliance with applicable regulatory standards, IRB policies and procedures and internal requirements. He/she will work collaboratively with the clinical trial Coordinators, Project Managers, Quality Assurance Coordinators and others. He/she will report directly to the Clinical Trial Regulatory Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Under the supervision of the Clinical Trial Regulatory Manager and the Quality Monitoring personnel, will draft correspondence as needed to support monitoring related communications to clinical sites, including follow up to outstanding items from previous visits.

*Provide logistical support for monitoring visits including scheduling and document preparation as needed.

*Will request, receive and log in source documentation related to protocol defined data collection from clinical sites. Will maintain tracking tool to document source received and source monitored.

*Assist in coordination of remote monitoring across all trials, including but not limited to remote monitoring initiatives, remote electronic medical record access and electronic data capture source upload and verification.

* Under the supervision of the Clinical Trial Regulatory Manager will request, receive and log in source documentation of adverse events in compliance with clinical trial protocols and regulatory guidance and policies. Will ensure complete de-identification of all source documentation received from clinical trial sites.
*Under the supervision of the Clinical Trial Regulatory Manager, will request additional adverse event source documentation from the clinical sites required for the Event Adjudication Committee (EAC) as deemed necessary by clinical review at the Data Coordinating Center.

*Under the supervision of the Clinical Trial Regulatory Manager, will compile and create working documents of site source documents, medical records and adverse events to be sent to the EAC in advance of scheduled meetings. Will provide logistical support to coordinate scheduling of meetings, conference room and AV equipment for meetings, attend and record minutes from each EAC meeting.
*Under the supervision of the Clinical Trial Regulatory Manager, will enter data into the electronic data capture system following each EAC Meeting.

*Create and manage calendar of all recurring and ad hoc conference calls, meetings and events for the Clinical Trials Monitoring team.

*Participate in regular teleconferences, staff meetings, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required. Ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment. Candidate must be able to work independently within the scope of a team environment. Experience working in an academic environment with a concentration in Health Policy, Public Health, and Community Research preferred. Bachelor’s Degree required. Proficiency in MS Office software is highly desirable. One year clinical research experience preferred.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.

Mount Sinai Medical Center–An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

No direct contact with patients, but HIPAA Compliance training required.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants may contact ellen.moquete@mountsinai.org or karen.o’sullivan@mountsinai.org.

 

 

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POSITION: Evaluator, New York City Cure Violence, Systems Partnerships/Center for Health Equity

ORGANIZATION: DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE

POSTING DATE: February 2, 2017

SUMMARY: The newly created Center for Health Equity will align efforts in advancing health equity across the City and ensure that we deploy resources to reduce health and mental hygiene disparities across all neighborhoods in NYC. The Center will work in collaboration with community-based partners, building on work the District Public Health Offices and others have pursued over the years. The Center will focus on these key areas: leveraging community assets to better integrate primary care and public health to serve the health needs of communities; building inter-agency collaboration to implement multi-sectorial approach to addressing the root causes of health disparities; and increasing organizational capacity that strengthens the agency’s lens of addressing health equity. As part of its comprehensive, place-based strategy to reduce health inequities and in collaboration with New York City’s innovative anti-violence initiatives, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) oversees implementation of a proven community-based, public health approach to violence prevention called Cure Violence. The Health Department provides vital program oversight, coordination, training, technical assistance, performance tracking and feedback to the Cure Violence programs and partners. The Health Department has an opening for a City Research Scientist II to join the initiative.

RESPONSIBILITIES: DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

–Support the Divisional development of Violence as a Health Issue •Liaison with other Crisis Management System evaluators or evaluation teams to discuss establishing Cure Violence-related cross agency impact indicators.

–Liaison with each hospital-based evaluation team to discuss establishing Cure Violence-related indicators •Work closely with senior staff to strategize and plan for program-initiated evaluations, contributing a strong results planning perspective.

–Design, and implement activities related to Cure Violence program performance tracking •Identify metrics to (a) assess the performance of programmatic initiatives; (b) test and refine the assumptions that underlie theories of change; and (c) support the program staff in developing more evidence-based, accountable components.

–Provide hands-on data analysis, interpretation of analysis and preparation of reports for both internal and external use and distribution. Translation of data into usable information is a key function.

–Work to increase Cure Violence program capacity to learn from its work in the community; determine how research can help advance programmatic goals and bring greater cohesion to DOHMH violence prevention strategies.

–In collaboration with program staff, take the lead in developing and managing research strategies that will better evaluate core initiatives •Implement appropriate evaluation, data collection, and performance measurement procedures and processes to document and measure results.

–Develop a portfolio of research, evaluation and innovation projects.

–Share learning and best-practices with diverse audiences •Write academic and other research articles for publication on violence as a public health issue, and assist the Director with publications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qual Requirements

 

  • For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.

To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:

  1. 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; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

 

NOTE:

Probationary Period

Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

–The candidate will have a strong background in applied public health, statistics, criminal justice or social sciences –Experience in data acquisition, data management, data analysis, report-writing and oral presentations

–Solid organizational, and verbal and written communication skills –Ability to work independently and as part of a team

–Experience using SAS, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and GIS desirable –Experience in survey research methods and program evaluation is also a plus –Keen judgment in a fast-paced environment with multiple inputs

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. \
  • Current Resume
  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

OTHER INFORMATION:

 Business Title: Evaluator, New York City Cure Violence, Systems Partnerships/Center for Health Equity

Civil Service Title: CITY RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Title Classification: Non-Competitive

Job Category: Policy, Research & Analysis

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location: 125 Worth Street, Nyc

Cure Violence

Proposed Salary Range:   $ 70,286.00 – $ 88,213.00 (Annual

Division/Work Unit: 279002

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 279002.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Residency Requirement: New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.