Posts Tagged ‘Community Outreach’

Program Director

April 18th, 2014

Location:  Manhattan

Summary of Position:  Reporting to the Vice President of Social Services and Community Affairs, the Program Director supervises program staff and/or students, provides concrete, supportive and clinical services to patients.  Manage the day-to-day functioning of programs.  Ensures program compliance with regulatory and agency policy and procedures utilization and productivity benchmarks.

Education and Licenses/Certifications:  MSW, LCSW, PhD, PsyD

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Technical knowledge of program development and relevant community resources; demonstrated experience working with diverse populations i.e HIV, homeless, mentally ill, elderly, children, and adolescents; ability to provide advanced clinical supervision to interns and staff, demonstrated program administration experience preferred

TO APPLY:  Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest) with minimum salary requirements to: H R Department, The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Fl. New York, NY 10011. Email: hresource@institute2000.org

Department Coordinator

April 17th, 2014

Location:  Manhattan

Summary of Position:  The Department Coordinator provides program and administrative support to the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai operated by the Institute for Family Health. The Department Coordinator will work independently on a variety of activities, including but not limited to serve as a liaison with other Mount Sinai departments and services; manage departmental faculty appointments and hospital privileges; coordinate events, include Grand Rounds lectures, special events, and related medical student activities; assist with departmental communications, including maintenance of the department website; schedule and prepare documents for meetings; provide general office support and administrative support for the inpatient service. In addition, the Department Coordinator will also support the department staff on an ad-hoc basis, proofread and correct documents such as letters and reports; write cover letters and other short documents; assist with internet research and literature reviews; manage phone lines, mail, and record keeping; complete other tasks, as needed.

Education:    Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge, Skills, Abilitities:   Demonstrated office or other relevant experience (internship/volunteer work is acceptable); exceptional organizational and time management skills; excellent written and verbal communication; outstanding interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team; proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; proficient with internet; experience; interest in the health field. To apply: Internal applicants must submit transfer request, and updated resume with cover letter to: HR Department – @ humanresource@institute2000.org Outside candidates: Please send resume with cover letter (stating position of interest on the subject line, and minimum salary requirement in your cover letter) to: HR Department – The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10011; Fax: (212) 620-0688; E-mail: hresource@institute2000.org

Coordinator, Community HealthCorps and Student Placements

April 11th, 2014

With grant funding from the National Association of Community Health Centers, the Institute has operated an Americorps/Community HealthCorps program for the past eight years.  Each year, 17 members engage in a variety of projects that promote access to health care and health information in medically underserved communities.  In addition, the Institute assists medical, nursing, public health and other students gain exposure to community health by developing and coordinating clinical placements and internships throughout our network.  The Coordinator of Community HealthCorps and Student Placements will be a motivated self-starter who will have primary responsibility for the implementation of the Community HealthCorps program and for placing health professional students and volunteers at Institute health centers and program sites.  These initiatives are integral to the Institute’s commitment to training the next generation of allied health professionals to provide high quality, family-oriented care to people in underserved communities.

Summary of Job Description: 

The Coordinator will have overall responsibility for the following activities: recruit, interview, select, and place HealthCorps members in projects throughout the organization; work with Institute staff from multiple disciplines to identify placements and develop projects; develop and implement engaging and educational member trainings and meetings;  manage all aspects of the program including member files, tracking member service hours, monitoring performance measures, addressing member/supervisor concerns, monitoring program budget, and maintaining social media presence; serve as the primary liaison to NACHC for the program;  track all inquiries from health professional students, volunteers, and students from AHEC programs about placements, and match students with placements and preceptors or supervisors throughout the Institute’s network;  ensure that clinical placement agreements and human resources paperwork are completed; and work with New York Metro AHECs on program development and organize didactic sessions for AHEC summer programs.

Education:  Bachelors’ degree required; master’s degree in public health or related field a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Two years minimum work/internship experience required, experience with volunteers and/or working with health professional students preferred. Interest in health care and human services a must; Strong communication, organizational, management, and group facilitation skills; willingness and ability to travel to placement sites in Manhattan, the Bronx, and the Hudson Valley, grantee meetings, and annual conference; team player; able to work well with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest) with minimum salary requirements to: Human Resources Department, The Institute for Family Health, 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY  10011, Fax:  (212) 620-0688, E-mail:  hresource@institute2000.org

Care Navigator

April 2nd, 2014

LOCATION:  Downstate Multi-Locations

POSITION SUMMARY:   Care navigators will ensure the execution of support service plans by accompanying patients to medical appointments, providing psychosocial support and psycho-education, and maintaining patient’s access to entitlement benefits, health education, conducting home visits, and community outreach, as well as ensuring engagement of obtaining health home consents.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, preferred. Bachelor’s in Psychology, Human Services or Sociology with experience (Preferred) High School Diploma

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: Knowledge of programs and services in the New York City area Ability to write professional reports and correspondence. Ability to work independently and as part of a team Knowledge of health care Ability to identify resources and utilize problem solving skills in order to meet patient’s individual needs Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent time management and organizational skills Knowledge of computers, data entry experience a plus. Bi-lingual, Spanish preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest) with salary requirements to : HR Department The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor New York, NY  10011 Fax: (212) 620-0688  Email: hresource@institute2000.org

Clinical Research Coordinator – New York City

March 25th, 2014

Position summary:       Working closely with the Project Manager and project staff, the Clinical Research Coordinator will work on genetics and genomics randomized study testing the implementation of EMR-enabled genetic risk information in primary care clinics in Manhattan and the Bronx. The purpose of this trial is to learn more about how providing genetic risk information to clinicians and their patients can help lower risk of chronic kidney disease and end stage renal failure in patients of African Ancestry who suffer from hypertension.

The research coordinator will assist in the daily activities of the research study including but not limited to:

  • Leading recruitment activities in outpatient clinical settings.
  • Collecting, maintaining and organizing study information using electronic databases.
  • Administering in-person surveys as well as collecting clinical information such as participant heights, weights and blood pressure.
  • Corresponding with study participants by telephone to schedule appointments and reminder calls for follow-up data collection.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clinic personnel at study recruitment sites.
  • Assisting in preparing study-related documents and maintain study files.
  • Conducting literature searches and assist in grant submissions and dissemination of      study findings as needed.

 Education:  Bachelor’s degree (BS, BA)

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:   Proficiency in Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access) required; excellent oral and written communication skills; highly attentive to detail and very organized;  genuine interest in community health and health disparities research.  Prior experience working in urban communities preferred. This position is full-time; flexible schedule is required, with some evenings and weekends. Previous skills with phlebotomy (or will train the right candidate).  Applicants must be willing to travel across study sites in Harlem and the Bronx, in order to be considered.  This is an entry level research position; however, familiarity with research concepts are required.

 To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest on the subject line) with salary requirements to:  HR Department – The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY  10011; Fax:  (212) 620-0688; E-mail:  hresource@institute2000.org

 

 

School Based Health Education and Access Coordinator

March 14th, 2014

Location: School Base Sites in Manhattan

Position Summary:  The School Base Health Educator and Access Coordinator will work with the school based programs with individual, classroom, and small group health education, as well as screen children and families for insurance and other benefits eligibility. The responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting health education, making referrals to medical provider and social work for all new patients; maintain chart for each visit, assess individual and community needs for health education on an ongoing basis.  Work with Community Healthcorps Health Educator in the development and implementation of health curriculum to be delivered to students in classroom and small group setting.  In addition, the SBHE and Access Coordinator will screen for Medicaid, CHP, FHP, FPBP, PCAP, and WIC eligibility.  This position will work closely with the Outreach Coordinator to implement insurance related outreach strategies.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, public health, health education or related field

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:  1 – 2 years experience in health education, demonstrated familiarity counseling adolescents on repro health (experience preferred); demonstrated familiarity with health insurance issues; excellent organizational and customer service skills; able to manage competing demands and monitor multiple projects simultaneously; able to commit to at least 2 years in the position.  (Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred).

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest) with salary requirements to: Human Resources Department, The Institute for Family Health, 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY  10011, Fax:  (212) 620-0688, E-mail:  hresource@institute2000.org

Practice Administrator

February 14th, 2014

Location:  Mt. Hope, New York

Position Summary: The Practice Administrator provides leadership in the smooth operation of the practices to enhance the management of patient visits in the fulfillment of the mission of the Institute. The Practice Administrator performs clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks, special projects to evaluate methods and procedures for processing work or improving operating efficiency/effectiveness of the practice. The Practice Administrator also oversees and resolves problems relating to practice systems including appointments, registration, physician referrals, medical records; resolves problems relating to practice systems; compiles and reports monthly practice statistics; analyzes all aspects of practice operations to identify areas for improvement. Develops and implements strategies for their resolution with the Medical Director, Nurse Manager, and Departmental Administrator.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.  Masters Degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Five (5) years of relevant experience, where at least three (3) of those years were in a comparable health care setting. Demonstrated computer skills, including but not limited to Veryss/PCN, Excel, and MS Word organizational, communication, and scheduling skill; experience in supervisory and leadership roles.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest on the subject line) with salary requirements to: Human Resources Department, The Institute for Family Health, 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10011; Fax: (212) 620-0688; E-mail: hresource@institute2000.org

Director of Practice Transformation

February 12th, 2014

Location:  Manhattan

Position Summary: Reporting to the Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives and the Chief Medical Officer, the Director of Practice Transformation, working closely with a team of Institute providers and a health data analyst, will develop and implement a disciplined process to analyze individual patient and population data , as well as provider and practice data from all available sources with the  object of identifying patients with special needs, practice pattern anomalies among providers and practice sites that may impact the clinical outcomes and patient experience outcomes as well as cost of care. The Director of Practice Transformation will use the analysis to stimulate and inform delivery system changes that will enhance patient health outcomes and patient experience and lower cost.

Education:   BSN required, Masters Degree in Public Health or Advanced Practice Nurse preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilitites: Experience in participating in organizational change processes ; keen analytical skills and insight , High comfort level with data analytics; Strong organization and process management skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Experience using EMRS, capable of building consensus among  individuals with varying opinions; works well with professional and non-professional staff.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest on the subject line) with salary requirements to:  HR Department – The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY  10011; Fax:  (212) 620-0688; E-mail:  hresource@institute2000.org

Patient Navigator

November 13th, 2013

Location:       Bronx, NY

Position Summary:

The Patient Navigator works as part of interdisciplinary team to help HIV positive patients address personal and environmental difficulties which negatively affect treatment adherence. They will ensure the execution of support service plans by accompanying patients to medical appointments, providing psychosocial support and psycho education, and maintaining patient’s access to entitlement benefits. Additional responsibilities include the provision of health education, and conducting home visits when necessary. Patient navigator will provide case management to address patient’s individual needs as they pertain to treatment adherence, including but limited to transportation to medical appointments and childcare. This is a SEIU 1199 union position.

Education:    Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, preferred.  BA in Psychology, Human Services or Sociology

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Minimum one year experience; knowledge of HIV programs and services in the New York City area, extensive knowledge of health care and health care applications; proficiency with computers and data entry; ability to identify resources and utilize problem solving skills in order to meet patient’s individual needs; ability to write professional reports and correspondence. Patient Navigator works independently and as part of a team; excellent interpersonal skills and excellent time management and organizational skills.  Bi-lingual, Spanish preferred.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest on the subject line) with salary requirements to:  HR Department – The Institute for Family Health 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY  10011; Fax:  (212) 620-0688; E-mail:  hresource@institute2000.org

Fatherhood Coordinator

August 23rd, 2013

Location: Upstate Locations

Position Summary:  Under the direct supervision of the Family Support Worker Supervisor, is responsible for  optimizing the home environment for the physical and mental well of children who are at risk of being abused or neglected, and their families.

  • Assist in developing fatherhood program and offers training workshops for other Healthy Start staff
  • Coordinate and facilitate Father groups for participants in both Kingston and Ellenville
  • Carry a caseload of 25 families

 

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent. Bilingual Spanish/English and proven experience in case management field a plus.

License: Not Applicable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to be non-judgmental, compassionate, empathetic and insightful; able to establish trusting relationships; have good problem-solving skills; have successful experience parenting and/or child care experience; demonstrate maturity and emotional well-being; show respect and sensitivity for the needs and rights of others, including those with differing cultural, racial, sexual or ethnic identities; have a knowledge of community resources; have good listening skills; be able to identify family strengths; be able to foster self-sufficiency and independence in families, and be satisfied with on-going projects where positive outcomes are often not immediately apparent.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest) with salary requirements to:

HR Department

The Institute for Family Health

279 Main Street

New Paltz, New York  12561

Fax: (845) 255-3753

Email: hresource@institute2000.org