NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Program Specialist, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control in New York, New York

Job Description

The Division of Prevention and Primary Care is submitting paperwork to encumber funds for a Community Coordinator/ Program Specialist in our Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention & Tobacco Control / Cancer Prevention Program. 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.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

  • Recruit and manage a caseload of primary care health centers and endoscopy centers as part of Community Cares Projects.

  • Conduct introductory meetings and establish workflows and best practices for colon cancer prevention.

  • Assist with quality improvement for cancer prevention at primary care health centers.

  • Collect data from a caseload of participating centers monthly.

  • Write quarterly reports from data collected, and provide as feedback on performance to participating centers.

  • Assist with meetings and calls to facilitate partnerships between primary care centers and endoscopy centers and troubleshoot any issues that arise.

  • Conduct assessments of primary care health centers using a primary care survey to identify areas of practice improvement. Provide survey feedback to participating centers.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

  • Keen ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments

  • Ability to work independently and exercise a high degree of initiative to accomplish tasks and solve problems

  • Experience in public health and public speaking

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and team skills a must, and strong written and oral communication skills.

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

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 345334.

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.

Job ID: 345334

# of Positions: 1

Business Title: Program Specialist, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control

Civil Service Title: COMMUNITY COORDINATOR

Title Classification: Non-Competitive

Job Category: Health

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location: 42-09 28th Street

Division/Work Unit: Chronic Disease Prevention

Title Code No: 5605800

Level: 00

Proposed Salary Range: $ 50,362.00 - $ 63,936.00 (Annual)

POSTING DATE: 05/17/2018

POST UNTIL: 09/01/2018