Job Postings as of November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 | Jobs

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POSITION: Program Coordinator

ORGANIZATION:  FeedNYC

POSTING DATE: November 9, 2017

SUMMARY: This position will play an important role in the coordination and management of the FeedNYC hunger prevention and nutrition assistance program and is responsible for supporting the senior director and nutrition programs team with administrative and programmatic activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the administration of nutrition and food safety programs
  • Assist in the administration of farm-to-food pantry programs and other fresh produce initiatives
  • Assist in the preparation of grant application and rating materials, of award materials, such as funding agreements and other documents, provide phone and email a support to applicants, and check documents for compliance
  • Assist in the development of workshop and newsletter content for emergency food program representatives
  • Handle nutrition and food safety workshop registrations
  • Order and manage inventory of workshop incentives and office supplies
  • Serve as point of contact for grantees and other interested constituents.
  • Coordinate payments related to vendors and subcontracts, as needed
  • Book meeting rooms and schedule meetings in Outlook
  • Plan, organize, and execute special projects as assigned

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years’ work experience in nonprofit activities

Experience within the nutrition and food safety, nonprofit sector, and/or collective impact a plus

  1. Excellent organizational, project management, and time-management skills

2. Strong team orientation, relationship-building and negotiation skills, and ability to collaborate with diverse groups of people.

3. Clear and strong written and oral communication skills

4. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

5. Positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

6. Proficient in MS Office Suite.

Competencies:

  • Relationship Oriented
  • Compassion
  • Strategic Community Collaborator
  • Effective and Engaging Communicator
  • Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
  • Planning and Project Management

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume to hc@uwnyc.org with the title “Program Coordinator, FeedNYC” in the subject line of the email.

United Way of New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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POSITION: Program Associate

ORGANIZATION:  MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER, Brooklyn, NY

POSTING DATE: November 9, 2017

SUMMARY: Maimonides Medical Center is Brooklyn’s premier specialty care teaching hospital. MMC pioneers medical breakthroughs, boasts state-of-the-art clinical and information technology, regularly wins awards from independent evaluators for the quality of the care it provides and is the largest teaching hospital in Brooklyn. Maimonides Medical Center values compassionate, patient-centered care and focuses on employee participation and development.

Maimonides Medical Center is the designated leader for a Performing Provider System (PPS) in the NYS Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. Known as Community Care of Brooklyn (CCB), the PPS is a network of health care providers and social service organizations working together to achieve targeted improvements in population health and the reduction in avoidable hospital use by Medicaid beneficiaries in Brooklyn. Community Care of Brooklyn integrates hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, ambulatory care centers, Health Homes and their associated provider networks, long term care providers, as well as both hospital-based and community physicians. Aligned with DSRIP activities is New York State’s effort to implement the Advanced Primary Care (APC) model, which is a multi-payer model that supports high functioning person-centered primary care practices to participate in value-based payment models currently in development by both public and private payers. Maimonides has formed the CCB Central Services Organization (CSO) to manage the DSRIP project, Brooklyn Health Home, the provision of APC technical assistance services, and other population health initiatives.

Overview – Program Associate

The Program Associate is responsible for providing administrative support for and organizational assistance with the development, implementation and coordination of various Population Health initiatives. The successful candidate will share our passion for advancing healthcare, our strong work ethic, and our obsessive attention to detail.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific responsibilities of the Program Associate for the Maimonides CSO include:

Research and compile information about best practices and evidence-based guidelines, including patient and provider engagement strategies, disease management interventions and workforce development for inclusion in project planning documents and implementation plans, as appropriate.

1.Interface by phone and in person, as appropriate, with network partners, as appropriate, to provide  support for the implementation and reporting process.

2.Assist with the creation of materials for meetings, including agendas and presentation materials, and take minutes.

3.Provide administrative support to various members of the project planning and implantation teams.

4.Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience: minimum of one (1) year of experience in project management within healthcare or related field
  • Other: excellent analytical abilities; strong communications skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested individuals can send their cover letter and resume to Dupe Ajayi at dajayi@maimonidesmed.org.

 

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POSITION: Recovery Coach

 ORGANIZATION:  BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™

POSTING DATE: November 9, 2017

SUMMARY: BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ is seeking one Recovery Coaches for our Day Treatment Program for eating disorders. Applicants must be available to work during the following periods.

Day Treatment Program: Monday-Thursdays from 7:30am-2:00pm and Friday 7:30am-11:00am

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities of the Recovery Coach include but are not limited to:

  • Determine and order meals for programs per established meal schedule
  • Meal set up and breakdown
  • Maintain hygiene of the kitchen and dining room
  • Maintain associated spreadsheets and records
  • Provide support to RD as needed (i.e. when out to eat, grocery shopping)
  • Provide support to administrative staff as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics (3rd & 4th year students will be considered)
  • Detail Oriented & tidy
  • Possess time management skills
  • Interested in gaining experience in eating disorders, mental health, or nutrition

Preferred Experience

  • Food Service

Knowledge of the Food Exchange System

HOW TO APPLY: Please contact:

Liz Carrara MS, RDN, CDN

BALANCE eating disorder treatment center ™
melainie rogers nutrition LLC
112 west 27th street, 7th floor
new york, ny 10001
t: 212-645-6903

c: 802-558-9128
f: 212-645-6917

 

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POSITION: CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR I – HEALTH POLICY

ORGANIZATION:  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

POSTING DATE: November 14, 2017

SUMMARY: Mount Sinai Health System’s multidisciplinary clinical research teams are pioneering innovative new approaches in health care across a variety of fields. Working alongside leading physicians and within internationally acclaimed medical institutes, centers, and laboratories, our scientists continue to shape the future of clinical care and improve outcomes for patients of all ages.

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the daily activities of clinical research studies, obtains informed consent; collects, maintains and organizes study information. Assists in preparing grant applications and documents (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office).

  • Collects and records study data. Inputs all information into database
  • Obtains informed consent under minimal supervision of the investigator(s) and educates participants regarding study requirements.
  • Assists in the activities related to clinical research studies including but not limited to: answering phone calls, screening participants for eligibility, registering subjects with sponsoring agency, administering lifestyle questionnaires.
  • Assists in preparing grant applications, IRB/GCO for submission and filings.
  • Maintains source documents and subject files in accordance with hospital procedures. Ensures accurate and complete compilation of subject data through chart reviews.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s in Science or closely related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://careers.mountsinai.org/find-your-place/jobs/clinical-research-coordinator-i-new-york-ny-34

 

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POSITION: Part-Time Bilingual Community Health Promoter

ORGANIZATION:  Mixteca Organization, Inc.

POSTING DATE: November 14, 2017

SUMMARY:

ABOUT MIXTECA: Mixteca Organization, Inc., (Mixteca) is a 501© 3 community-based organization in Sunset Park, Brooklyn that was established in 2000 by a group of concerned community members to respond to the host of critical health, educational, and social needs facing the growing Mexican and Latin American immigrant community settling in South Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower Mexican and Latin-American immigrants of the New York area by providing access to information, services and opportunities that will improve their health, advance their education, enhance their quality of life and allow them to reach sustainable social and economic development. We work towards the development of concrete programs that build strong cultural identities and eliminate barriers faced by Latino immigrants. Through health promotion, adult basic education/ESOL classes, domestic violence services, legal and social services, and partnerships with a network of culturally-sensitive health, education, legal and social service providers, Mixteca served over 6,000 individuals in 2016. Since the election, we have been working around the clock to ensure that our community is prepared for and supported during these difficult and uncertain times. Mixteca’s role as a source of support and an advocate for our immigrant community is more important today than ever!

OVERVIEW OF POSITION: Mixteca seeks to hire a bilingual (Spanish/English) Community Health Promoter as we expand our community-based health services for recent immigrants from Mexico and Latin America and their families. The Community Health Promoter will join a small dedicated interdisciplinary team of professionals and will have opportunities to help us create new programmatic responses to the unprecedented challenges facing our community. This is a 15 – 20 hours a week, per diem position and requires working some evenings and on Saturdays — the busiest times at Mixteca. This position also requires spending some time every week working at sites in the community (schools, churches, community organizations, health centers etc.) The Community Health Promoter will report to and receive supervision from the Director of Programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program development

  • Coordinate Mixteca’s health promotion programs, ensuring that goals are achieved on a timely manner
  • Facilitate or lead women’s health workshops and health talks at Mixteca Organization including HIV and STD prevention, Know Your Rights regarding Health, Nutrition and other topics
  • Plan, organize and supervise a large Women’s Health Conference
  • Plan and coordinate mini-health fairs at Mixteca and a large community-based health fair
  • Serve as Mixteca’s liaison with a range of health partners including NYU Langone Brooklyn, following up with initiatives and representing Mixteca at meetings and events.
  • Facilitate referrals for health insurance and culturally-competent health care and work to ensure that clients are successfully linked to services in a timely manner

Outreach

  • Conduct community health outreach at schools, churches, community organizations etc.
  • Conduct health screenings and intakes to assess community members’ eligibility for public benefits
  • Oversee the distribution of culturally-competent health information and condoms through a network of local business partners and bring new businesses into the network
  • Develop culturally competent health information materials like flyers, brochures, postcards and health messages to share in the community and via social media
  • Identify potential new providers with which to develop new referral linkages

Training and supervision

  • Train and supervise 3 – 4 women from the community to work as lay Health Promotoras
  • Train and supervise one AMERICORPS VISTA staff member on Health and Women’s Health related topics, collaborating on the development of workshops, events and trainings

Administrative tasks

  • Maintain inventory of health screening supplies/kits, brochures and condoms
  • Participate in biweekly supervision and submit monthly reports to the Director of Programs
  • Participate in Mixteca staff meetings and community events

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work or a related field or several years experience working in community health education, women’s health promotion, HIV/AIDS prevention and community outreach
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, required
  • Experience working with low-income immigrant communities
  • Evenings and Saturdays, required
  • Knowledge of women’s health, HIV prevention and DV prevention
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player who also works well independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, required
  • Public speaking experience, a plus

 HOW TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to: lgonzalez@mixteca.org and include “Community Health Promoter” in the subject line. No calls please.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Salary is commensurate with experience, up to $20 per hour
  • Mixteca is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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POSITION: COLLEGE AIDE (ALL CITY DEPTS)

ORGANIZATION:  NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE

POSTING DATE: November 15, 2017

SUMMARY: ***College Aide, I (1st Year Graduate)

The HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Program (CTP) within the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control (BHIV) has a City College Aide vacancy.   Working with a team of Project Officers, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting technical assistance services to ensure the quality and integrity of services provided by Ryan White Part A-funded community-based organizations (CBO), hospitals, and other health facilities.   These organizations have been awarded contracts to deliver HIV care and treatment services.   The mission of the BHIV is to prevent and control the spread of HIV and ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) have the best possible prevention, treatment and care.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

–Assisting in the research of successful service delivery strategies in order to deliver technical assistance to Ryan White Part A-funded organizations providing a wide array of services.
–Facilitating programmatic monitoring of Ryan White Part A-funded services provided by CBOs, hospitals, and other health facilities (including preparing for and attending site visits with the Project Officer).
–Working collaboratively with the DOHMH Project Officer to ensure program integrity and to conduct quality assurance activities through data abstraction from client charts and other records.
–Performing data analysis and preparing reports about program objectives and outcomes for Ryan White Part A funded organizations.
–Aiding with the review and analysis of performance and quality data for program improvement.
–Supporting the Technical Assistance team with the coordination of site visits, provider meetings and trainings.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qual Requirements

For Assignment Level I:
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school.
For Assignment Level II (Information Technology):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study.
For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

SPECIAL NOTE
Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods

Preferred Skills
–Must be currently enrolled in the first year of graduate school. Must be available through December 2018, with the possibility of extending through May 2019

–Must have knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
–Ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments and priorities; and experience working in a professional setting
–Ability to coordinate activities like workshops, trainings, meetings and site visits
–Ability to diplomatically navigate institutions, cope with multiple demands and problem solve
–Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Microsoft Access preferred.

Additional Information

 **IMPORTANT NOTE 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

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 # 310602.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

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.

 

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POSITION: Environmental Sampler, Part time

ORGANIZATION:  NYU Langone Health

POSTING DATE: November 15, 2017

SUMMARY:

Project Overview: The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently passed a rule that will require all public housing agencies to implement smoke-free policies in their developments by July 2018. The “Evaluation of Smoke-Free Housing Policy Impacts on Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Health Outcomes” study is a large-scale natural experiment being launched by NYU School of Medicine faculty evaluating the impact of this new smoke-free housing policy on secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and health outcomes in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the largest public housing authority in the US. Findings will inform strategies for optimizing implementation and impact in NYCHA and public housing authorities nationally.

Job Description: The individual in this position will support research design, study management, data collection, data analysis and results dissemination. He/She will work as part of a team to initiate, conduct, and manage the air monitoring aspects of the research study, which include PM2.5 air particles and nicotine concentration levels. This individual will ensure accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA, and required obligations to patient/subject, Principal Investigator (PI), research team, and the sponsor. He/she will work with field staff, overseeing the placement and retrieval of air monitors, face-to-face interviews, outreach activities, and more. He/She will also directly interface with study participants, the Study Coordinator, and the PI in support of the study, working both onsite with field staff, and offsite at data collection locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support recruitment and enrollment of research subjects according to study protocol
  • Oversee research related tasks such as prepping, placing, and monitoring equipment, scheduling appointments, and entering data
  • Help faculty prepare abstracts, posters, and manuscripts for presentations and for publication Perform literature reviews and conduct library research
  • Analyze and perform quality control of air monitoring data
  • Attend project staff meetings and assist in partnership activities Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) General research skills
  • Prior experience in a health care settings and/or research; prior air monitoring experience helpful Deep interest in environmental health and health-related research is essential
  • Basic database skills (Excel, Access, SQL)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail Fluency is Spanish is helpful, but not necessary

 Educational Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree required, a master’s level degree is helpful

1-2 years of work experience preferred

HOW TO APPLY: Please contact Lorna Thorpe at Lorna.Thorpe@nyumc.org