December 15, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Curriculum Specialist

ORGANIZATION: CUNY School of Medicine

POSTING DATE: December 7, 2017

SUMMARY: The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only medical school in the City University of New York system.  Our innovative curriculum allows students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees in seven years.  CSOM will graduate its first MED class in 2020.  CSOM also has a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies (P.A.).  Our mission is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic, and racial backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care.  It has a reputation for excellence that has earned national acclaim for performance and a broad network of clinical sites for clerkships.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Curriculum Specialist will report to the Director of Evaluation and Education Research.  In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Curriculum Specialist’s duties include but are not limited to the following:

-Participate in the coordination of and liaise with all course directors, academic committees, and curriculum committee to collect and distribute any relevant course resources, reports, training guides, etc.
-Oversee curriculum mapping documentation for the purpose of recording, updating, and monitoring curricular content.  Recommend process improvements.
-Collect curricular content and outcomes information; enter data into a course management system, LCMS+.
-Assist in the improvement of the curriculum mapping process, generate and format reports, and disseminate information to relevant stakeholders.
-Provide training and support to all institutional, affiliate faculty, and staff on the use of the academic technology management system.
-Ensure that standards for data collected and data entry are tagged based on specific terminology management system.
-Generate reports related to content alignment, integration, adequacy of instruction and assessment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree and four years’ relevant experience required.

Other Qualifications:
-Master’s degree preferred
-Excellent communication skills, manage time skills and be well organized
-Familiarity with medical education terminology, work well with others
-Experience with Microsoft office suite, Access, and able to learn management systems such as Blackboard
-Candidates with City College experience preferred

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please view the original posting at http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsearch.html, and search for the Job ID (17877).  Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter.

 

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POSITION: Public Health Analyst GS-0685-9/11, 12/13, 14 Nonsupervisory, and 14 Supervisory

ORGANIZATION: HHS Careers

POSTING DATE: December 11, 2017

SUMMARY: Are you interested in advancing the future of public health? Want to make local, state, federal and international public health efforts more efficient and effective?  As a Public Health Analyst at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), you can do just that.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As an HHS Public Health professional, you may perform any of the following:

  • Plan, develop, monitor, implement, and evaluate public health programs and initiatives that impact the U.S. and international communities;
  • Provide advice and assistance on the development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of public health programs;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of government and international agencies, academic and research institutions, and public/private organizations;
  • Conduct policy analyses and studies, issue papers and develop briefing books, and plan, develop, implement and evaluate domestic and international public health programs;
  • Remain informed about public health issues, policies and scientific research findings that may influence program planning and delivery;
  • Establish and execute program plans and analyses to monitor and model trends in the use of public health information, and to assess the value of health information and evaluate programs and initiatives;
  • Assist with the management of public health forums and meetings;
  • Coordinate and manage analytic, research and evaluation projects, including internal research and evaluations and evaluations conducted by external contractors;
  • Represent leadership at public health meetings and conferences; and
  • Oversee the production of Congressionally-mandated reports.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience developing, planning, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating current or projected public health programs and initiatives involving governmental and non-governmental organizations at the local, state, national and/or international levels.

Positions are located in the following program offices/agencies within the Department:  Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR); Office of Global Affairs (OGA); Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH); Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR); Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), and the HHS Program Support Center (PSC). Additional selections may be made across HHS through this announcement.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants* should apply December 18, 2017-January 2, 2018 by clicking on the links below:

Public Health Analyst, GS-0685-9/11

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486031400  Washington, DC

Public Health Analyst, GS-0685-12/13

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486031500 Washington, DC

Public Health Analyst, GS-0685-12/13

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486032200   Boston, Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Arlington, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City (only GS-13).

Public Health Analyst, GS-0685-14

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486032000   Atlanta, GA

Supervisory Public Health Analyst, GS-0685-14

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486032200 Washington, DC

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*It is best to apply on the first day the announcements open, and applicants must apply separately to each announcement of interest.

 

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POSITION: Associate Director of Compliance

ORGANIZATION: Columbia University

POSTING DATE: December 14, 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to the Director of Compliance, the Associate Director is responsible for management and execution of all compliance activities and the overall processes/procedures associated with the operations of the Facilities Operations Department.The Associate Director develops, maintains and promotes policies, procedures and programs for compliance with environmental health and safety codes, standards, and regulations. The Associate Director interfaces with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies (e.g., Environmental Protection Agency, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, and Department of Buildings). He/She serves as an expert technical resource on occupational safety and environmental compliance programs and advises management regarding the impact on Facilities operations. The Associate Director is authorized to perform unscheduled audits in building spaces (e.g., mechanical rooms, trade shops, storage rooms) to evaluate compliance with environmental, health and safety programs.

    The Associate Director develops and coordinates the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive occupational health and safety program designed to prevent injury, occupational illness and damage to property. Applicable safety programs may include respiratory protection, confined space, blood borne pathogens, electrical safety, hearing conservation, personal protective equipment, lock-out/tag-out, hazard communication and fall protection. The Associate Director develops and conducts an effective training program by establishing training objectives, plans and schedules. Works with management to implement best practices and promotes a safety-conscious work environment. Develops and implements accident investigation, data analysis, and recurrence prevention programs and procedures. He/She conducts and supervises facility and site inspections, job hazard analyses and other evaluations to identify hazards and potential risks. He/She responds to employee and supervisor questions regarding safe work practices and environmental hazards. The Associate Director has the authority to shut down or stop work if he/she determines there is a potential risk of harm and danger to staff and building operations.

    The Associate Director is responsible for the management and oversight of regulatory environmental compliance programs such as air emissions, solid waste – hazardous and universal waste, petroleum bulk storage, oil spill prevention, used oil, pesticides, emergency planning, community right-to-know and asbestos. He/She is responsible for identifying the recordkeeping and reporting requirements, and conducting periodic peer reviews. Will perform audits of chemical storage and work areas to determine compliance with environmental regulations and best practices. He/She works with the Facilities group to implement corrective actions.

    Develop training presentations related to environmental, health and safety topics. Provide training to Facilities personnel including union staff and management. Ability to interpret regulations and provide clear guidance on the requirements and best practices. The Associate Director provides annual and as-needed trainings to employees working the first (7am-2pm), second (2pm-9pm) and third (9pm-7am) shift.

    Respond to emergency incidents and spills which may occur after normal business hours or on weekends. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. The Associate Director is responsible for enacting procedures described in the Emergency Action Plan. The Associate Director is designated ‘essential personnel’ and may need to be present or available during weather emergencies or incidents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM:

Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree desirable. Minimum of 5-7 years of related experience required. Minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible environmental, health and safety program administration experience.

ADDITIONAL:

Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related field preferred.
Candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain necessary certifications as required by federal, state and local laws. This includes appropriate Certificates of Fitness for NYC facilities.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to write clearly and communicate complex topics effectively. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects. Solid analytical and problem-solving ability. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. Proficient in, but not limited to Microsoft Office products. Ability to prepare professional quality presentations and speak clearly and engagingly about complex issues before small and large groups.

Ability to wear a respirator. Ability to stand, walk, and negotiate occasional awkward work locations and paths of travel. Ability to work in a variety of physical environments, including weather/temperature extremes, potential confined spaces, elevated locations; ability to periodically perform short duration physical exertions, including stairs or ladder climbing in support of safety investigation, area or operation survey, or emergency response.

Ability to work some evenings and weekends for projects, trainings, special events, or emergency response.
Employees are required to be Tuberculosis (TB) negative, submit to periodic TB testing and a chest x-ray if a positive TB test is read. Proven ability to motivate, direct and coordinate activities of direct reports.

Preferred Qualifications:
– 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER
– 10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training
– Experience using industrial hygiene or environmental monitoring equipment
– Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienists, Professional Engineer, or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1513352556537

 

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POSITION: Psychosocial Oncology/BOLD Research Coordinator, Epidemiology & Population Health

ORGANIZATION: Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care

POSTING DATE: December 11, 2017

SUMMARY: The PSOP/BOLD Research Coordinator would join an exciting, compassionate, and hardworking team to help provide free and culturally-accessible cancer support services to the diverse and underserved community of the Bronx.

Specifically, he/she will work with the Program Director, a health psychologist, to coordinate, implement, fundraise for, and evaluate a multi-faceted psycho-oncology/integrative oncology program within the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care. The Bronx Oncology Living Daily (BOLD) Program provides FREE counseling, wellness workshops and peer support to underserved adult cancer patients and their families in English and Spanish. Workshops feature mind-body, creative arts, smoking cessation, and exercise/nutrition activities. Peer support is offered through ~15 cancer survivor volunteers called “BOLD Buddies” who act as peer navigators, and ~6 teenage/young adult children of cancer patients called “BOLD Brothers/Sister Peer Mentors”. Four mental health counseling interns provide counseling under Director’s supervision. Student interns (3-6) provide volunteer assistance in program implementation and evaluation. BOLD Consultants (4-6) assist with day-to-day patient outreach, screening, case management, advertising, data tracking, and cultural compliance. Program is supported, in part by internal funds, and in part by grants from foundations, philanthropy, and other external sources. Evaluation and research activities relevant to BOLD Program impact on patient quality of life, treatment adherence, and other measures of psychosocial oncology outcomes, are central to the mission of the program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees all aspects of the BOLD program, including budgetary, personnel, and data management.
  • Overseeing daily programmatic activities (workshops/peer navigation), directing priorities of consultants, interns, and volunteers
  • Assisting with recruitment, onboarding, training, and oversight of volunteers

Directing psychosocial outreach, inservice, and assessment activity

  • Ensuring responsive communications with funders/patients/families (e.g., Sending Thank You cards)
  1. Overseeing evaluation and research activity efforts
  • Overseeing preparation of Institutional Review Board applications, amendments, progress reports and ensuring compliance with IRB requirements

o  Overseeing process of data collection, data cleaning, data analysis and result reporting

  • Overseeing grant budgets
  • Assisting the principal investigator with writing, preparing, and submitting grant applications
  • Assisting with fundraising activities
  • Assisting with preparation of reports required by funding agencies
  • Assisting with conference abstracts and manuscript preparation for publication
  • Serving as liaison to oncology, epidemiology, and other institutional departmental staff at Einstein/Montefiore (e.g. marketing, PR, Volunteer Dept, etc.)
  • Setting up team meetings and other related meetings (e.g., with social workers, tumor boards, etc.) towards maintaining the progress and growth of the program

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social/behavioral science or public/allied health field required and minimum of 2-3 years of behavioral/social science research experience. Master’s degree with 4-6 years of experience is preferred.
  • Experience conducting behavioral research is preferred
  • Experience assisting faculty in the development of research grants and protocols is preferred
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; Comfortable with basic univariate and multivariate analysis (SPSS is preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Flexible and works well in a team setting
  • Fluency in Spanish is desirable but not required.

HOW TO APPLY: To learn more about the BOLD Living Program, visit us at: www.einstein.yu.edu/cancercenter/support and follow us on Facebook!www.Facebook.com/BOLDProgram

For more information, please contact:

Alyson Moadel-Robblee, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Director, Psychosocial Oncology/BOLD Program
Co-Director, Integrative Oncology Program

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care

1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-2696 (w)
(718) 839-7988 (fax)

 

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POSITION: Unit Chief for Surveillance, Bureau of Immunization/Immunization Surveillance

ORGANIZATION: Bureau of Immunization (BOI), NYC DOHMH

POSTING DATE: December 14, 2017

SUMMARY: The mission of the Bureau of Immunization (BOI) is to prevent the occurrence and transmission of diseases through immunization. BOI promotes the immunization of children and adults against numerous vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs). The BOI surveillance unit is responsible for conducting surveillance of measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, invasive pneumococcal disease, diphtheria, tetanus, polio and varicella and assuring the institution of control measures and outbreak response. The Unit Chief is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the surveillance unit.

RESPONSIBILITIES: DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

–Oversee VPD case investigations and control measures. — Lead outbreak investigations.

–Guide analysis of surveillance data

–Supervise maintenance of and enhancements to the surveillance database –Oversee reporting of surveillance data to state and national authorities

–Oversee vaccine adverse event reporting, Identify and pursue research opportunities and special projects (e.g. implementation of new surveillance systems, vaccine effectiveness evaluations).

–Participate in emergency preparedness related immunization issues.

–Oversee unit of 11 staff; directly supervise 4 staff and students/trainees.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York; and either:

  • Valid Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board in any specialty area required by the agency; or
  • Current approved application on file for admission to the certifying examination given by the appropriate American Specialty Board in any specialty area required by the agency. To be assigned to Assignment Level II, individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements for Assignment Level I described above, one year of satisfactory experience practicing in the specialty area.

To be assigned to Assignment Level III, individuals must possess:

  1. A valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York; and
  2. A Master’s degree in Public Health, or equivalent Master’s degree, including or supplemented by graduate credits in epidemiology and biostatistics. Completion of Epidemic Intelligence Service program of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention may be used to substitute for this Master’s degree; and
  3. At least two years of satisfactory experience after receipt of the Master’s degree, or equivalent, in the practice of epidemiology. Specialty Board Certification or eligibility may be substituted for one year of this experience.

To be assigned to Assignment Level IV, individuals must possess:

  • A valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York; and
  • Completion of an approved residency program in an accredited hospital, including three years of experience, in either internal medicine, or family practice, or pediatrics, or another related specialty area required by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; and
  • Valid board certification or board eligibility issued by the appropriate American Subspecialty Board in Infectious Disease, Pulmonary Medicine, or a related subspecialty; and
  • Completion of an approved fellowship program in an accredited hospital, including two years of experience, in either infectious diseases, or pulmonary medicine, or another related subspecialty required by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Preferred Skills

–A minimum of 2 years of experience in surveillance, data analysis and epidemiologic methods

–Experience with outbreak investigations Foundations in SAS and other statistical analysis and database software –Supervisory experience Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

** Additional Information: 37.5 paid hours per week with an additional $5.82 per hour for the performance of supervisory duties.

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 river’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

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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 # 314410.

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 not required for this position