Job Postings as of November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 | Career Announcements


Position: Senior Program Specialist

Organization: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Baltimore, MD USA

SUMMARY: The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center is seeking a Senior Program Specialist. The position will provide an advanced level of work planning, development, implementation, and evaluation in the area of public education and outreach for the statewide Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. The Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, based at the State Center location (Baltimore, MD) of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is a dynamic public health program serving women throughout the state of Maryland with breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services while also promoting cancer prevention through early detection to all Maryland residents

RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, develops, refines, implements, and evaluates public education, outreach, and recall activities while serving as the primary program contact for 24 local Breast and Cervical Cancer Programs in these program areas in order to meet program work plan goals and objectives. Develops and refines health promotion materials and campaigns for use by local programs, program partners, and the general public, including the utilization of a variety of electronic platforms such as websites and social media to strategically build program awareness and cancer screening education/promotion efforts and evaluation of activities. Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with a diverse array of partners to implement patient navigation, community development, and health systems change initiatives to promote cancer screening. Organizes and conducts in-service training to Local Health Department nurses, outreach staff, and other partners. Acts as the technical liaison to a select number of local Breast and Cervical Cancer Programs in all program areas including administrative, budget, and audit components of the technical liaison position. Perform other related duties as assigned.


• Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field.
• Experience: 3 years of related health education/communication experience.
• Preferred: Master’s degree in public health.
• License/Certification: Certified health education specialist preferred.


• Possesses a thorough knowledge of community health education and outreach principles and methods, teaching and instruction of individuals and groups, and the measurement of training impact.
• Understands the socio ecological model and has the capacity to implement change on a variety of levels with experience working with a variety of partners and stakeholders via partnerships and coalitions.
• Ability to use culturally and developmentally appropriate tools and programs, including electronic technology for health promotion and awareness campaigns.
• Knowledge and skill in the area of program monitoring and evaluation.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations with faculty, staff, students and customers.
• Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work with other.
• Ability to multi-task efficiently.

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Posting Date: 11/20/2015

Closing Date: 12/9/2015

HOW TO APPLY: Go to and search for requisition number 10951

CONTACT: Please contact



Position: Project Coordinator, GNCBP

Organization: ICAP at Columbia University

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Associate Director for Nursing Programs, the ICAP Project Coordinator, Global Nurse Capacity Building Program (GNCBP) provides broad support in the monitoring and coordination of multiple GNCBP projects.Responsible for ensuring responsiveness to donor requirements and requests, including award actions and information requests, as well as leading the coordination and review of all project-related grant actions. This position is grant funded.

Major Accountabilities:

• Serves as the primary point of coordination within ICAP New York for all matters related to the Global Nurse Capacity Building Program award.

• Manages the planning, coordination and development of project reports, prior approval and budget packages, and other award actions.

• Monitors project implementation progress, identifies and addresses implementation challenges in collaboration with country and headquarter staff. • Develops, disseminates and tracks completion of project-specific toolkits and templates for reports (quarterly and annual) and other key grant actions.

• Reviews, edits, and formats submission packages, ensuring completeness and compliance with funder and CU requirements, policies, and procedures and contributes to the preparation and implementation of corrective action plans.

• Coordinates and reviews prior approval requests that require prior funding agency approval to ensure alignment with country budget and work plan. Reviews procurement requests for goods/services that require prior funding agency approval to ensure alignment with country budget and work plan. • Obtains approvals from key project staff prior to submitting packages for official review and submission by ICAP Strategies & Partnerships Unit and the University.

• Coordinates the preparation and production of quarterly reports and continuation applications, ensuring they contain all required information and data, and comply with donor requirements and CU policies.

• Develops guidance for the development of country program budgets and budget modifications, and monitors program expenditures to ensure activities are implemented within budgetary guidelines.

• Develops and reviews sub-agreement scopes of work and budgets, and ensures sub-agreements align with overall project objectives and budget.

• Coordinates all communication between HRSA and various ICAP units and country teams. Triages requests to and from HRSA, logs and tracks all incoming and outgoing requests for information to ensure that information is provided in a timely manner, and reviews all submissions to HRSA for clarity and completeness. Responds to questions/ inquiries from funders,  partners and stakeholders. Organizes content for and coordinates periodic communications and other interactions with HRSA, collaborating partners and relevant ICAP units and country teams. Obtains updates from ICAP country teams and ensures advance communication and sharing of required information to HRSA project officers and other parties prior to all calls; actively participates in all calls.

• Collates and compiles travel requests and meeting requests from ICAP units and country teams on a monthly basis, and submits to HRSA project officers for concurrence prior to submission for prior approval.

• Liaises with the ICAP Finance and Implementation Units to establish, maintain, and monitor project accounts and to address country-specific challenges related to the project.

• Develops and maintains working relationships with donors, partners and other stakeholders.

• Supervises staff as required and coaches and mentors staff in program management skills. • Performs other related duties as assigned. Travel Requirements: • Requires limited domestic and international travel.



• Requires a Bachelor’s degree Business, Public Administration, Public Health or related field, or equivalent in education and experience, plus four (4) years of related experience. Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications

• Minimum four (4) years of experience coordinating and managing the administrative processes for grants and contract administration

• Working knowledge of donor rules and regulations, including but not limited to HRSA, CDC, and management of USG-funded awards

• Self-motivated, results-driven, customer-service oriented who works well in a deadline driven, multi-tasking environment

• Demonstrated experience in managing complex donor-funded projects and coordination of project-related communications, tasks and activities

• Demonstrated expertise in writing, reviewing, analyzing and modifying progress reports, work plans and budgets

• Demonstrated experience working with a high degree of independence and successful coordination of projects and activities undertaken by multi-disciplinary teams • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical, and leadership skills

• Expert skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Experience, Skills & Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degree in business, public administration, public health or related field.


A global health leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2004 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities. Working hand-in-hand with individuals at every level of the health system–from patients to health care providers to government officials–ICAP is dedicated to delivering high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. The organization tackles the world’s most pressing health threats and, in collaboration with partners around the world, implements transformative solutions to meet the health needs of individuals. With its roots in comprehensive, family-focused HIV services, ICAP is known for capacity building and for its innovative, effective, and ethical programs that are implemented in the most challenging resource-limited settings. ICAP is also known for its collaborative and supportive approach to strengthening government health systems and local partners’ capacity to deliver quality health services. To date, ICAP has worked to address major public health challenges and the needs of local health systems in more than 3,300 sites across 21 countries.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please click on link below (or copy and paste) onto your web browser

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Position: Project Manager / Research Specialist

Organization: Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Philadelphia, PA   USA

SUMMARY: The Project Manager/Research Specialist will work with Dr. Martinez-Donate and assist with the completion of the objectives of a currently funded R01 research grant focused on HIV risk and access to health care among Mexican migrants. For this project, she/he will assist with data analyses, manuscript and report writing, as well as other dissemination activities, submission of IRB protocols, and communication with project partners. The Project Manager / Research Specialist will also support Dr. Martinez-Donate’s overall research program, which focuses on reducing health disparities on HIV infection, access to health services, and obesity through multi- level health promotion interventions. The Program Manager / Research Specialist will assist with development and submission of new grant proposals and coordination of new research projects, support data collection, management, and analysis, identify, engage, and maintain partnerships with communities, and contribute to dissemination of study findings through manuscripts, reports, and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS: At least MPH or MS in Public Health, Population Health, Psychology, Nursing, or related field. At least 2 years of experience working in public health research projects at the project manager, research associate, or evaluation specialist level. Experience with quantitative and qualitative data analyses required. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills required. The candidate must be fluent in Spanish.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University. Located in Philadelphia, PA.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter describing interest and relevant experience ONLINE at Search in job title for Project Manager/Research Specialist with requisition number 7177.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact



Position: Health Educator

Organization: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Baltimore, MD USA

SUMMARY: The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Immigrant Health is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Health Educator to design and administer a health education program for newly-arrived/designated humanitarian immigrants residing in Maryland. The Office of Immigrant Health is responsible for ensuring that newly-arrived/designated humanitarian immigrants are connected to culturally-aware and language-accessible healthcare through health assessments, follow-up care, and any needed referrals. The Office also engages in various disease surveillance, health education, outreach, and capacity-building activities. This position will be responsible for developing, planning, coordinating, and administering health education activities for the Maryland Refugee Health Program (MRHP). This position will identify opportunities for providing multiple and congruent health education messages to newly-arrived humanitarian immigrant populations in order to influence health-related behaviors, develop or locate appropriate material, and implement and evaluate the educational component of the MRHP program. This position will provide technical assistance for state and local MRHP program staff,  identify the need for and provide in-service training for outreach and professional staff, and serve as the program education liaison with federal, state, and local public and private health promotion entities. The incumbent will develop and deliver culturally-informed health orientation sessions, organized by language and/or culture groups, for humanitarian immigrants residing in Maryland, about navigating different aspects of the U.S. healthcare system and establishing a healthy lifestyle.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), preferably in Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Health Science or related field; and 2 years of experience in planning, developing, implementing, and promoting health education projects. Knowledge of immigrant populations and experience working with populations with limited English-proficiency is a plus. Candidates should have strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. This is a contractual position through the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with some benefits available. The salary for this position is in the low $50’s


ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: The mission of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is to protect and promote the health of the public by creating healthy people in healthy communities; to strengthen partnerships between state and local governments, the business community and all health care provides in Maryland; and to build a world class organization grounded in the principles of quality and learning, accountability, cultural sensitivity and efficiency. The Health care delivery system in Maryland consists of public and private hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health care services, hospices, providers (such as physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) health educators, other health professionals, and many others. The mission of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. The Prevention and Health Promotion Administration envisions a future in which all Marylanders and their families enjoy optimal health and well-being.

HOW TO APPLY: For fullest consideration, please submit cover letter and resume no later than December 11, 2015 to: Dipti Shah, MPH Chief, Office of Immigrant Health Maryland Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau 500 N. Calvert St., 5th Floor Baltimore, MD 21202.

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Position: Senior Analyst, Clinical Analytics

Organization: Evolent Health

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Arlington, VA    USA

SUMMARY: Evolent Health is looking for a Senior Analyst to be a key member of the Risk Adjustment Analytics team. This individual will conduct analyses and develop actionable reports on diverse projects and problems related to Stars Quality Improvement as well as other priority initiatives at Evolent – such as Risk Adjustment Factor. Evolent Health is rapidly building a world-class analytics function leveraging advanced evaluative methodologies, data mining tools, analytic techniques (e.g., predictive modeling, optimization), and quasi-experimental and experimental study designs to enable fact- based decision making.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide Analytic & Reporting solutions for our Stars Quality Program Maintain and enhance existing Stars / Quality performance data and reports Respond to client requests including drill down analyses using SAS/SQL to identify specific opportunities for cost and quality improvement Execute automated models to assess the impact of Stars initiatives. Perform audits of data sources and reports to ensure accuracy and completeness Collaborate with other teams/departments to deliver scalable reporting solutions Master existing processes for tracking and prioritizing deliverables Drive innovation into Star reporting solutions for specific client situations as needed Monitor industry trends and influence the Stars product roadmap.

HOW TO APPLY: Bachelor’s degree with a quantitative major (e.g. economics, statistics, actuarial, applied math) 2-5 years related experience, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 2-4 years of experience with either SQL, SAS, R, Microsoft Excel (advanced), Microsoft Access (advanced), GIS, or other programming language. Preferred qualifications include: Healthcare experience in a payer or provider setting Basic SQL proficiency preferred. Detail oriented, with a strong bias to ensure data is accurate and fully assessed Technical proficiency with data manipulation and analysis in Excel and Access required Collaborative working style with the ability to work across different organizations and personalities Willingness to develop and explore new approaches, adapt, and execute quickly.


Why Join Evolent Health?

Named among Forbes’ 2014 America’s Most Promising Companies and Glassdoor’s 2015 Best Places to Work, Evolent provides an opportunity to work with top talent in an organization committed to career development. While we come from a variety of backgrounds, we pursue a singular mission: to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered.

Culture First!

We’ve built a team of dedicated individuals who genuinely enjoy working together. Our accessible leadership team cultivates an open-door environment. We take smart risks and when we fail, we fail forward. We respect and encourage commitments outside of work. While we don’t all work the same way or the same hours, we are all dedicated to exceptional results.

Beyond the Basic Benefits.

Treadmill desks, healthy snacks and wellness challenges are just part of our resolve to promote a healthy (and fun!) work environment. We recognize and reward our most valuable asset—our team—with competitive pay and annual performance- based bonuses. We offer comprehensive health benefits, a company-matched 401(k) beginning day one and flexible spending accounts for daycare and transit. Each Evolenteer receives 25 personal and 10 holiday paid days off each year and a sabbatical option at 5 years. We proudly sponsor company-wide community service projects.

Company Overview.

Evolent Health supports progressive health care systems lead, build and own the path to value-based care. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, we are backed by: The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health Plan, and TPG Growth. We integrate the people, processes and technology needed to advance value-based care delivery and innovative payment models.

Ready to have an #Impactcareer?

Take two minutes and apply on any device with your resume or LinkedIn profile. Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer in regards to minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply here: cj=oux61fwS&s=AAMCN

CONTACT: For more information, please contact



Position: Public Health Program Director 3

Organization: Tennessee Department of Health

Posting date: November 24, 2015

Location: Nashville, TN


This position serves as the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Program. The Director develops and manages statewide programs directed at reducing the public health burden and consequences of viral hepatitis, including programs and services related to viral hepatitis surveillance, prevention, testing, access to treatment, and outbreak planning and response. Job responsibilities include:

• Develop and manage viral hepatitis prevention strategies and program activities among statewide community and health department partners across the continuum of care.

• Manage all operational, technical, administrative, contract and grants management, reporting, and programmatic activities associated with viral hepatitis funding;

• Develop and implement plans to evaluate operational and service effectiveness and prioritize actions across assigned program and operational areas; • Oversee resource acquisition and utilization and recommends approval of new or changes to existing programs and services; • Work closely with regional health directors, regional health officers, and communicable disease control directors across the state to provide programmatic expertise across the spectrum of viral hepatitis program activities;

• Work closely with other governmental agencies, academic and community partners, and service providers statewide to promote program development, integration, continuity, and efficiency;

• Prepare grant applications, budgets, and programmatic plans;

• Supervise, train, and manage staff;

• Review legislative and regulatory changes and implements necessary changes; and • Serve as the program spokesperson, liaison and technical resource.


Desired Qualifications:

• MPH with 10 or more years increasing responsibility in public health program work and 5 or more years of full-time supervisory work (preference will be given to individuals with experience in the field of viral hepatitis);

• Ability to manage complex programs, multi- million dollar budgets, and contract and procurement activities;

• Ability to prepare programmatic plans, supervise and train staff, negotiate and achieve consensus on controversial issues, work effectively with diverse groups (e.g. governmental agencies and officials, professional organizations, and the public), serve as spokesperson and make presentations, and use professional judgment and discretion to make sound managerial decisions; and

• Strong oral and written communication, team building, program management and evaluation, decision making, leadership and computer skills. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university. A transcript evaluation is required for degrees earned outside of the United States.

HOW TO APPLY: A complete resume, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted by December 31, 2015 to Donna Teasley at Please reference the job title in the subject line.

CONTACT: Please contact


Position: Alaska Public Health Clinic Team Leader (PHN)

Organization: Alaska Public Health

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Ketchikan, AK    USA

SUMMARY:  Under the direction and supervision of the PHN IV Nurse Manager, the PHN III team leader is responsible for the coordination, supervision, and management of both clinic- and field-based public health nursing services of the Ketchikan Public Health Center. The PHN III works with the Nurse Manager and PHN I/IIs in efficiently providing comprehensive Section of Public Health Nursing services to clients and their families using an individual, community and systems approach. Please read the complete job announcement for more information.


Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university OR Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university;

A license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Alaska, or eligible to receive a license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Alaska.

Two years of professional public health nursing experience in a public health organization (tribal, county, city, or state), one year of which was a Public Health Nurse II or Nurse Consultant I for the State of Alaska, or equivalent elsewhere.

Substitution: A Master’s degree in Nursing or Public Health from an accredited college or university, in addition to the basic educational requirement (Bachelor’s degree in Nursing OR Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing), may be substituted for a maximum of one year of public health nursing experience.

Special Note: Candidates not currently licensed in Alaska may apply. A candidate applying under this option may receive a conditional job offer and may begin work after obtaining the required license.
Experience in international health, occupational health nursing, or school health nursing may be substituted for a maximum of six months of required public health nursing experience. Credit will be pro-rated on the basis of three months of experience to one month of public health nursing experience. This experience must include identification and assessment of physical and/or emotional problems, referral of any problems requiring further care, and the follow-up of the care provided and assessment to determine the health status and priority needs of a population.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: At the Division of Public Health, we are a team of employees who demonstrate a vision for public health improvement, ensure all Alaskans have full and equal access to services, exemplify uncompromising ethical conduct, apply the best available health information and strategies, and are committed to working to achieve the best health for Alaskans and their communities. Learn more about the Division of Public Health at

HOW TO APPLY: Apply for our openings at Questions? Please contact Jerrine Regester at 907-465-5669

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Position: Assistant Professor of Community Health

Organization: University of North Carolina at Charlotte – Department of Public Health Sciences

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Charlotte, NC USA

SUMMARY: The Department of Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2016. The successful candidate will join a research intensive department; and make teaching contributions to undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The successful candidate will also make substantive contributions to our new BS degree in Health Systems Management (expected to be launched in 2016/2017).

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in public health or equivalent by August 2016. We especially welcome applications from candidates with research experiences addressing health disparities; vulnerable populations; primary and secondary prevention of chronic illness; maternal and child health; or public health practice and systems. We prefer candidates with a planned program of research, potential for funding, and college teaching experience.

HOW TO APPLY: Only electronic applications will be accepted: apply online (job #004713) at Applicants should submit a letter of application summarizing their research, teaching experiences and career aspirations relative to public health and the social and behavioral field; a curriculum vitae; and names of three references with affiliation and full contact information. UNC Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and welcomes applications from women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. We encourage applications from those who can help us achieve our goal of creating a culturally rich environment, and of enhancing diversity within the department and the college. For confidential inquiries please contact Dr. Jan Warren-Findlow, Search Committee Chair ( The review of applications will begin December 31, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact


Associate or Full Professor of Cancer Epidemiology 

Organization: The George Washington University

Posting date: November 20, 2015

Location: Washington, DC USA

SUMMARY: The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB) of the Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) and the GW Cancer Center (GWCC) at George Washington University are recruiting for a distinguished cancer epidemiologist in a full-time tenure track or tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to serve in a leadership role in the GW Cancer Center. The incumbent will be expected to lead a dynamic, NCI-funded research program and be involved in teaching and mentoring activities. DEB and GWCC are particularly interested in population-level, translational, and molecular epidemiology, especially as it pertains to cancer prevention and survivorship, health disparities, environmental risk factors for cancer, and both community and clinical applications.

The DEB faculty members have expertise in cancer, HIV/AIDS, surveillance, behavioral, and reproductive health epidemiology; and in health disparities research, public health laboratory science, geographical health information systems, and biostatistical methods. GWU is rapidly expanding its research enterprise with the addition of a new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) a state-of-the-art, $275 million facility and a new building for the SPH.

The recently created GWCC will incorporate all relevant cancer-related activities at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, the GW Medical Faculty Associates and the GW Hospital to re-focus and re-energize the university’s efforts in innovative cancer research, personalized patient care, prevention and, given our unique location in Washington, DC, to serve as the platform for cancer policy nationwide.

The GWCC has been charged to be an incubator of intra- and interdisciplinary collaboration in cancer biology, clinical/translational science, Bioinformatics and Computational Medicine and in population science and policy. Regarding the latter, significant emphasis will be placed in Cancer Control and Epidemiology, Prevention and Community Health, Survivorship, Disparities and Social/Behavioral Health, Policy and Comparative Effectiveness/Outcomes research, and Global Health. The synergy that will result from such collaborative projects will bring breakthrough innovations in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment which would pave the way for our firm goal of obtaining NCI-designation within the decade, and to position GWU and its cancer center as the providers of choice in the D.C. area and its surroundings. Academic rank, salary and employment position are competitive and will be commensurate with experience. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented populations. Additional information about the GW SPH and GWCI can be found at The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must hold a MD or PhD and are expected to be federally-funded cancer epidemiologists with a record of significant publications in peer-reviewed journals, evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students, strong written communication skills, and a commitment to collaborative research and academic citizenry.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the online faculty application at and submit the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests and accomplishments and plans for maintaining an independently- funded research program; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Review of applications will begin on December 22, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact



Position: Registered Nurse

Organization: Goddard Riverside Community Center

Posting date: November 24, 2015

Location: New York

SUMMARY: Goddard Riverside’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team provides psychiatric treatment and intensive case management for 68 adults with severe mental illness who have not responded to office-based treatment. The RN part time position is part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team including psychiatrists, licensed social workers and case managers. Treatment is provided primarily during home visits. Part-time Hourly job; Monday through Friday, 13 Hours/Week.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential Duties include:

  1. Medication Management in coordination with ACT Team Full Time RN:
  2. Monitor, dispense and document client medications
  3. Maintain storage and documentation of onsite client prescriptions and medications
  4. Review weekly doctor’s orders for changes and document appropriately
  5. Coordinate pharmacy deliveries and any necessary medication changes
  6. Administer depot medications
  7. Notify physicians of upcoming needed refills and liaison with pharmacy
  8. Nursing Services
  9. Assess psychiatric and medical status of clients
  10. Provide basic medical services as needed such as glucose monitoring, blood pressure checks, etc.
  11. Provide instruction and information on medical and psychiatric treatment issues to staff, clients and family members as needed
  12. Copy physical examination, laboratory results, PPD forms and chest x-ray results and distribute to ACT team members for inclusion in charts
  13. Administer and arrange for delivery/pick-up of urines/utoxes and blood work as needed
  14. Administer PPD’s of clients as needed, reading and recording of results
  15. Make appropriate referrals to community physicians
  16. Provide Case Management Services
  17. Conduct outreach to ACT team clients and assume select case management responsibilities under the clinical direction of the full time RN
  18. Accompany clients to outside appointments as needed and serve as a liaison to other service providers
  19. Participate as an ACT Team Member
  20. Attend staff meetings, case conferences and training programs to upgrade skills and knowledge
  21. Work collaboratively with ACT team staff in a team case management model

Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS: New York State Registered Professional Nurse License. Experience in mental health preferred.

Other requirements: Walking, climbing stairs, Field work (including client’s homes) & office work.

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to Josiah Oborny, RN,

CONTACT: Please contact