Hep B & C Patient Navigation Assistant (NYC Health Department)

Program description:

The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Communicable Disease, Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with Hep B and C in NYC. The Capacity Building unit within VHP administers multiple direct service programs through contracts with syringe exchange programs, community organizations, hospitals, and health centers.

The Hep C Peer Navigation Program and the Check Hep B and C Patient Navigation Programs provide Hep C and B outreach, prevention, navigation through complete diagnostic testing and treatment, retention in care and reinfection prevention services throughout NYC.

*Applicant must be a current master student at CUNY School of Public Health

Hours per week: 19 ($20/hour)

Start date: As soon as possible

Program Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning ongoing meetings with navigators, taking notes, and following up on action items
  • Assist with planning site visits with staff at contracted organizations throughout NYC (virtual or in-person as needed)
  • Help develop strategies to assist programs recruit patients and link them to care
  • Support team in training and technical assistance activities for navigators
  • Track program activities and attendance in Salesforce (Partners Connect)
  • Assist with program materials updates
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Preferred Skills:

  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  2. Interest in public health and capacity building
  3. Passionate about harm reduction and working with people living with Hep B and hepatitis C
  4. Highly organized with attention to detail
  5. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  6. Comfort with public speaking
  7. Ability to work both independently and within a team

If interested, send cover letter and resume to Diana at ddiazmunoz@health.nyc.gov


Last Updated on December 13, 2022 by HepFree NYC

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