September 8, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Data Analyst

ORGANIZATION:  Office of Population Health

POSTING DATE: August 31, 2017

SUMMARY: The Data Core in the Office of Population Health is responsible for providing innovative analytics that have the power to transform the care we deliver at NYC Health + Hospitals.  The Data Core covers projects across access to care, depression, care management, risk targeting, outreach to the uninsured and support of incarcerated populations.  Our mission is to use data to create information at the program, site and system levels.  We seek a data analyst to join the Data Core.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Senior Research Analyst, the Data Analyst will support initiatives in the Office of Population Health like supporting our high risk project, which works to predict which of our patients are at highest risk of inpatient or emergency healthcare in the coming year.  The patients we identify are then targeted for care management. The Data Analyst’s principle responsibilities will be data analytics to improve quality of care and patient experience and assisting in the building and maintenance of efficient data infrastructure.  In collaboration with NYC H+H facilities and leadership, the data analyst will develop new and/or advance existing care management initiatives using a data driven approach.

The Analyst will leverage SAS, Excel, SQL and Tableau to streamline and troubleshoot data analysis and reporting. He/she will adhere to reporting schedules as needed and work with facilities to ensure data integrity on an ongoing basis. In collaboration with NYC H+H facilities and leadership, he/she will develop guidance to meet targets and improve care management initiatives using a data driven approach.  The goal is to build up analytics capacity, standardize processes and reporting structures to integrate large disparate data sets (clinical, claims, other administrative) to drive the efficient, accurate and timely use of data.  The Analyst will become an expert of the available data sources.  Finally, the Analyst will communicate findings and progress to leadership and stakeholders in the Office of Population Health and across our facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications

  1. Undergraduate degree plus three years’ experience of data management and analysis in public health, healthcare or a related field; OR
  2. Masters’ degree in public health, public administration or similar

Department Preferences

Demonstrates initiative, sound judgment and flexibility; possess effective time management and organizational skills; and is able to work independently within a team.

Proven track record of successful analysis in a work environment, with team coordination and input

Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as quantitative skills.

Detailed oriented and able to manage projects effectively with different partners.

Strong interpersonal, communication, and group collaboration skills are essential.

HOW TO APPLY: Please be sure to include a cover letter with your resume.

All H+H Facilities are smoke-free.

All positions are subject to a background investigation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

 

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POSITION: Engagement Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Center for Court Innovation

POSTING DATE: September 5, 2017

SUMMARY: The Center for Court Innovation, a project of the Fund for the City of New York, is a non-profit organization that promotes new thinking about how to reduce crime and incarceration while strengthening public trust in justice.  The Center creates operating projects, including the award-winning Red Hook Community Justice Center and Midtown Community Court,  that have been documented to improve public safety and reduce the use of jail and prison.  Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research on topics of justice reform and provides consulting services to criminal justice innovators.

The Center is seeking ten (10) Engagement Coordinators for a new community program that will support the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP).  Underway since 2015 and led by the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, MAP is a comprehensive strategy to enhance public safety and strengthen community well-being in 15 public housing developments across New York City.  A primary component of the program, Neighborhood Stat (NSTAT), aims to enhance safety by strengthening collaboration and capacity among community residents. Since 2016, borough-wide NSTAT meetings have been convened to share information and data, facilitate community engagement to identify neighborhood priorities geared towards enhancing quality of life and to spur collaboration and accountability among city agencies and stakeholders.

In a new phase of the effort, the Center will work to localize the NSTAT process by assisting each of 15 designated communities to convene local stakeholder groups to discuss, identify, and prioritize community initiatives, access and analyze data, identify and leverage resources, monitor community conditions, and implement projects that address local concerns and enhance public safety and well-being.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Neighborhood Strategies, the MAP Engagement Coordinators will assist in the planning and implementation of the Center’s neighborhood safety initiatives in the following NYCHA communities: Boulevard HousesBrownsville HousesButler HousesPatterson Houses, Red Hook Houses, St. Nicholas HousesStapleton HousesTompkins HousesVan Dyke Houses and Wagner Houses.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the Project Director, key Center staff, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and John Jay College to support and advance all project tasks and timelines for the Neighborhood Safety Initiative(NSI): including project execution, data collection, research design and evaluation processes;
  • Develop a comprehensive plan to gain a solid understanding of issues, concerns, interests and preferences of the community;
  • Coordinate and execute community events and meetings by leading logistics, creating invitation lists, conducting outreach, setting the program, initiating follow-up, and managing other tasks as necessary;
  • Collaborate with Center staff and stakeholder team members to develop and implement systems and logistics to execute effective project planning and data collection;
  • Support the strategic development of action plans for community problem-solving processes, project and/or initiatives;
  • Build community partnerships through in-person meetings and attendance at community events, including; special events, precinct council meetings, community board meetings;
  • Spearhead ongoing community outreach to raise awareness of NSTAT;
  • Represent the initiative at community meetings and community events, which includes public speaking;
  • Identify, develop and actively collaborate with partners to execute community projects;
  • Coordinate and lead appropriate planning, resource and strategy meetings with stakeholder team members;
  • Recruit and train new stakeholder members;
  • Facilitate public community meetings, as appropriate;
  • Recruit and orientate volunteers and maintain volunteer database and follow-up;
  • Build knowledge of appropriate community and NYCHA services and resources to make appropriate referrals to stakeholder team members;
  • Collect and enter all data pertaining to initiative at assigned site location;
  • Liaise regularly with multiple City agencies including NYPD, NYCHA, DOT, FDNY DSNY, DYCD and others to leverage resources and acquire the necessary support for local initiatives;
  • Other duties, as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 3 years in a related area, preferably community engagement/organizing and/or community development.  The ideal candidate will be passionate, skilled and experienced in working with communities to promote health and safety. Other requirements include:

  • Superior project and time management skills;
  • Strong ability to manage and implement multiple project components simultaneously;
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, presentation and writing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with governmental and community agencies, non-profit organizations and community groups;
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify and achieve project goals, quickly, effectively and successfully in a fast paced, high pressure environment;
  • Experience with grassroots/neighborhood campaigns and quality of life issues;
  • Professional experience engaging public housing communities;
  • Strong aptitude for interpreting data and data trends;
  • Demonstrated skills in community education and organizing;
  • In-depth knowledge and familiarity in and around assigned site location
  • A dynamic personality;
  • Sound ability to work with diverse communities in an empathetic, comfortable and non-judgmental manner;
  • Ability to work as part of a team, yet take initiative and work independently;
  • Creative, resourceful and strong problem-solving ability;
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and meticulous about quality, accuracy, and timeliness;
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work some weekends and evenings, if needed;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: and,
  • Ability to occasionally travel to all five boroughs.

Credentials: 

Bachelor’s Degree

Salary: 

Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

Deadline to Apply: 

September 29, 2017

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and an article (written by you or another author) that reflects your community organizing style. Please specify which MAP site(s) you are most familiar or interested in working with in subject line, as follows:

Subject line: MAP Engagement Coordinator – [MAP NYCHA Site(s)]
Center for Court Innovation
520 Eighth Avenue|
New York, NY 10018
Fax (212) 397-0985
E-mail: nsijobs@courtinnovation.org

Note:  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

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POSITION: Research Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Division of Comparative Effectiveness and Decision Science, Department of Population Health

POSTING DATE:

SUMMARY: The Research Coordinator will work directly with Dr. Maria Khan, Associate Professor in the Department of Population, on NIH-funded research focused on social determinants to sexually transmitted infections and HIV. This is a dynamic position involving coordinating active studies and developing new research protocols. A successful applicant will be able to work independently with diverse colleges and staff at all levels, and comfortable in the academic medical center environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs literature searches and reviews on topics relevant to research projects.
  • Responsible for coordinating, submitting, tracking, and updating human-subjects research protocol submissions to Institutional Review Board at NYU and other institutions
  • Assists with data management and analyses
  • Participates in strategic planning (and execution of plan) with regard to HIV Program portfolio.
  • Assists with the preparation, editing, formatting and submission of manuscripts.
  • Supports fundraising efforts through management of grant submissions, as requested.
  • Assists in the preparation of funding reports, management and monitoring of study budgets, reconciling charges, etc.
  • Assists in conducting research projects with Dr. Khan, including patient recruitment, data collection, patient remuneration, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in public health or a related field; or Bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience.
  • Strong research background and at least 2 years of work experience and/or research experience in a relevant research setting.
  • Knowledge of epidemiology/biostatistics
  • Experience with data management and analysis, and related analytic software (e.g., SAS, Stata)
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Expertise with institutional review board applications required.

HOW TO APPLY: Please contact:

Maria R Khan, PhD, MPH
Director, Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program
Associate Professor, Division of Comparative Effectiveness and Decision Science

Department of Population Health

NYU School of Medicine
227 East 30th St, Room 614

New York, NY 10016
Office Ph: 646.501.2840
Cell Ph: 919.306.6368

Fax: 646.501.2706
Email: maria.khan@nyumc.org