HIV Job Opening in NYC
#254456 - 02/20/11 01:08 PM
Please apply via the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website:
Civil Service Title: City Research Scientist
Office Title: Technical Assistance Manager (CRS, II)
Bureau: (DIS.2) Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control
JVN #: 816-11-139629
Salary Range: $63,662 - $79,899 (Full-time)
Number of Positions: 1
The HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment, and Housing Program (CTHP) within the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control has a vacancy for a City Research Scientist II, Technical Assistance (TA) Manager. This incumbent will be responsible for working with Ryan White Part A funded Community Based Organizations (CBOs), hospitals, and other health facilities who have been awarded Ryan White Part A contracts to implement HIV care and treatment services to ensure quality programs. The Technical Assistance Manager will be responsible for directly managing two Technical Assistance Project Officers, liaising with the master contractor, the AIDS Institute Quality Management program and the Ryan White Part A funded organizations to implement their evidence based models of HIV care and treatment. This position would provide overall administrative direction and guidance to TA staff, including, but not limited to the following:
-- Oversee TA services for Mental health, Harm Reduction/Substance Abuse Treatment, and Supportive Counseling and Family Stabilization.
-- Research and analyze all provider performance data and make strategic recommendations on how to improve provider performance through TA activities and initiatives.
-- Evaluate Data and ensure CTHP technical assistance provides best practice and evidence based consultation to Ryan White Part A DOHMH contractors.
-- Incorporate quality management principles and practices into the provision of CTHP technical assistance.
-- Conduct inverstigations and ensure site visits are scheduled and that reports are submitted to providers in a timely fashion.
-- Review and interpret all site visit reports on experiments for accuracy and completeness.
-- Evaluate and make recommendation on progress of researches.
-- Ensure appropriate trainings are scheduled and presented to staff.
-- Oversee the logistics, content, and facilitation for biannual service category provider meetings.
-- Prepare and present to CTHP management quarterly program progress report summaries.
-- Train, supervise, and mentor Technical Assistance Project Officers.
-- Effectively represent the program in interactions and discussions with other government and private groups and entities.
-- In collaboration with the project officers you supervise, serve as a liaison (as needed) for training and technical assistance to HIV service providers on how to use data from their own program to inform quality improvement activities.
-- Be familiar with all the data reporting requirements and all program monitoring requirements of the service categories assigned.
-- Serve as liaison between the master contractor, the AIDS Institute and contractors concerning all changes in data submission requirements.
-- Assist with IRB submissions where applicable.
-- Interpret data reports provided by master contractor on assigned service categories to inform programmatic guidance and improvement.
-- Produce reports, presentations and papers for dissemination where applicable.
The Technical Assistance Manager will report to the Director Health Care Services Unit.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; supervisory experience in program planning and implementation; computer experience; ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments. Candidate must have knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act, HIV related health disparities, cultural competent service delivery and Quality Management. Experience and knowledge of utilization, epidemiological, and outcome, primary care status measure and contract performance data. Experience working with professional staff and can handle multiple priorities. Prior experience with project management activities such as coordination of workshops/trainings, provision of technical assistance, and diplomatic ability to navigate within institutions with different needs.
To be appointed to Assignment Level II, candidates must have:
1. 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
2. A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization inan 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
3. 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: NEW YORK CITY RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 90 DAYS OF APPOINTMENT.
Post Date: 2/18/2011
Post Until Filled
The City of New York/NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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