POSITION: Training and Technical Assistance Specialist
ORGANIZATION: City of New York, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
POSTING DATE: December 22, 2017
CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE
City of New York, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Gotham Center – 42-09 28th Street
New York, NY 11101
Job ID: #316625
Civil Service Title: City Research Scientist
Office Title: Training and Technical Assistance Specialist
Work Location: Queens
Division/Work Unit: Division of Disease Control
Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control
No. of Positions: 1
The HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Program (CTP) within the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control (BHIV) has a City Research Scientist II vacancy to work on the Training and Technical Assistance Team. Since 1988, the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention & Control’s Training and Technical Assistance Program (T-TAP) has conducted professional training and capacity building activities for clinical and non-clinical staff at health departments, hospitals, clinics and community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide HIV testing, prevention, and care services. Through education and training of providers, T-TAP strives to decrease the transmission of HIV in New York City and to improve care for those persons living with HIV.
The incumbent will be responsible for working closely with BHIV providing training to community based organizations and health departments.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Deliver HIV Prevention and Care trainings for topics including but not limited to; HIV 101, Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, Best Practices in PrEP/PEP Education and Counseling, HIV Testing, Enhanced Outreach Develop training content/curriculum based on the evolving needs of BHIV using applied knowledge of training practices and the principles of adult learning
- Act as the first point of contact for all training related inquiries by managing the training email inbox and private training request process
- Assist with maintenance of the training website content, course calendar, course listings and ongoing communications
- Assist with the implementation of training related quality improvement protocols
- Assist with course administration using online learning management system
- Assist in the scheduling of training and technical assistance activities
- Work closely with the training manager on assigning and contacting internal DOHMH and/or external content experts/trainers to provide trainings
- Other duties assigned with relationship to the Training and Technical Assistance Program
Must have knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, curriculum development and expertise in training delivery.
Preferred candidates will have strong organizational and project management skills; proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office software; advanced knowledge of high impact HIV prevention activities; an appreciation for data quality and program quality management; an ability to manage projects such as coordination of workshops/trainings and development and design of questionnaires; ability to oversee the designing of materials, handouts, questionnaires; and a diplomatic ability to navigate within institutions such as Health Departments and Community Based Organizations with different needs.
This role also demands an ability to work effectively with a diverse staff of trainers, planners, capacity-building experts, clinicians, program managers and service providers within the DOHMH and at external agencies, including the CDC.
REPORT TO: City Research Scientist Level II
- 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:
- 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
- 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
- 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: IF YOU WERE EDUCATED IN A FOREIGN SCHOOL, YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ACCEPTABLE. FOREIGN EDUCATION EVALUATION WITH YOUR RESUME. NEW YORK CITY RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 90 DAYS OF APPOINTMENT.
TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME ONLINE:
Job ID search: 316625
If you do not have access to submit online, mail or fax resume to NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 42-09 28th Street, New York, NY 11101; indicating the Job ID #. Please submit your resume once using only one of these methods.
DOHMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
POSITION: Clinical Research Coordinator- Medical Oncology
ORGANIZATION: Montefiore Medical Center
POSTING DATE: December 26, 2017
Montefiore Medical Center
Department of Medical Oncology
1695 Eastchester Road, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10461
Clinical Research Coordinator- Medical Oncology
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Details: Negotiable, starting salary 47k. Commensurate with experience.
Location: Bronx, NY 10461
Description: The ANCHOR Study is an NIH funded multi-site clinical trial. The primary aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of treating anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) to reduce the incidence of anal cancer in HIV-infected men and women. HIV-positive adults who screen into the study and consent to participate will be seen approximately every 6 months for either monitoring or treatment of HSIL, for five to eight years. The success of ANCHOR depends upon meeting goals to recruit enough eligible participants from diverse backgrounds, including marginal and underserved populations, and to ensure study retention throughout the length of study follow-up (five to eight years).
The CRC is responsible for coordination of all aspects of clinical trials from CTEP-sponsored NCI studies, pharmaceutical studies, and investigator-initiated studies.
The CRC works closely with cancer patients and their treating physicians, research nurses, and other staff throughout the Center in the management of each patient that is accrued to a study. Individual will be responsible for patient study calendars, facilitating patient accrual, oversight and administration of database for central record-keeping, and patient enrollment information in the master system. The CRC is responsible for ensuring compliance of patients to protocol, verify patient eligibility, complete patient consent forms along with physician, patient registration, and perform protocol specified procedures that are part of the research project. The Coordinator is responsible for the timely submission of case report forms, reporting of adverse events, etc. to appropriate internal departments and external agencies and follow-up with these groups to ensure that all files are complete. The Coordinator will serve as the primary contact for site initiation visits, monitoring visits, and closeout visits as needed. The CRC will attend regular staff meetings, protocol-specific meetings, and training/educational sessions.
Prior experience working in clinical trials data management in an academic or pharmaceutical setting and understands the dynamics of such a position. Educational background that would be extremely beneficial includes clinical trials certification by SOCRA or other courses that provide this training.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
Spanish fluency preferred but not required.
How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Anna L. Araiza at aaraiza@Montefiore.org.