The Center for Health Equity, within the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will align efforts in advancing health equity across the City. The Center will focus on these key areas: leveraging community assets to better integrate primary care and public health to serve the health needs of communities; building inter-agency collaboration to implement multi-sectorial approach to addressing the root causes of health disparities; and increasing organizational capacity that strengthens the agency's lens of addressing health equity. This is an exciting time at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
The Clinical Director will report directly to the Assistant Commissioner for the Harlem Action Center and will: Oversee the planning , implementation and evaluation of all Harlem Action Center clinical programs and activities including EHACE and the Asthma Initiative.
--Provide clinical, scientific and epidemiologic guidance to all staff.
--Oversee contract administration, allocation of funds and monitoring of the budget for EHACE and the Asthma Initiative and other clinical programs. . --Meet with senior staff to discuss status of all clinical program activities, making recommendations on administrative and operational problems and issues. . --Work with Evaluation Team to plan, coordinate and develop clinical reports on asthma-related projects.
--Collaborate with city, state and federal agencies, community-based organizations, local stakeholders, and other experts to advance the mission of the East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence.
--Identify and develop new funding opportunities and serve as the Principal Investigator for key grants and funding opportunities.
--Develop and maintain strong relationships with key partners and other community based organizations and providing technical assistance regarding EHACE and the asthma initiative.
--Identifying effective and strategic new opportunities and partnerships to enhance the expansion of the provision of health insurance enrollment services.
--May assist in the preparation of grant applications. Perform related tasks, as required.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York plus valid Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board in an approved medical specialty; and four years of medical practice including one year of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or
2. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to that listed in "1" above. However, all candidates must have a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York, and one year of medical practice in an administrative or supervisory capacity.
--Extensive clinical experience with respect to asthma, its environmental factors and its interventions
--Clinical experience working in neighborhoods that bear a disproportionately high burden of illness and premature death
--Operational knowledge and skills in program planning, development, implementation, management and evaluation
--Ability to develop, organize and evaluate programs
--Ability to communicate effectively in public forums
--Strong skills in providing effective interaction with the clinical community, other governmental and health care organizations as well as local community organizations
--Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build trust and maintain relationships with community partners
--Strong community engagement experience , highly desirable.
**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.
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:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
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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.
New York City Residency is not required for this position
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