Hep C Program Manager at NYC Dept of Health

The Hep C testing and linkage-to-care program is a 1 year grant funded program with potential for an extension. It is the first of its kind, designed to using existing infrastructure to enable sustainability of hepatitis C community services by improving the capacity of community providers to provide prevention counseling, testing and hepatitis A and B vaccination to those at risk for hepatitis C, and to link those infected with hepatitis C to health care and supportive services in targeted neighborhoods where service gaps exist. This program is aiming to provide HCV testing for 3,000 patients in 10 different locations and linkage to care for those who are diagnosed with HCV.

Fund for Public Health in New York www.fphny.org

Job Title: Hep C Program Manager

Organization: Fund for Public Health in New York – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Position Reports to: Director of Office of Viral Hepatitis Coordination

The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. (FPHNY) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNY implements programs to address pressing public health needs, fosters private sector support to enhance health and health care, and helps educate the public regarding the protection of individual, family and community health.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE PROGRAM:

The Hep C testing and linkage-to-care program is a 1 year grant funded program with potential for an extension. It is the first of its kind, designed to using existing infrastructure to enable sustainability of hepatitis C community services by improving the capacity of community providers to provide prevention counseling, testing and hepatitis A and B vaccination to those at risk for hepatitis C, and to link those infected with hepatitis C to health care and supportive services in targeted neighborhoods where service gaps exist. This program is aiming to provide HCV testing for 3,000 patients in 10 different locations and linkage to care for those who are diagnosed with HCV.

POSITION OVERVIEW & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitoring contracts:
    • Ensure contractors are performing required deliverables as stated in their contracts, according to the designated timelines.
    • Provide technical assistance related to the proper completion of the deliverables, and ensure they maintain the capacity requirements as stated in the contracts.
    • Review invoices from contractors and investigate any discrepancies.
    • Ensure the timely delivery of payments to the contractors as their deliverables are met.
    • Ensure that the expenses are accurate according to the budget.
    • Implementing and managing various project components:
      • Community HCV testing program
      • Patient Navigation program
      • Schedule all program meetings, liase between project partners to insure that patients are flowing through the system according to protocol
      • Training on the project protocols and community resources
      • Compile and report data
      • Prepare progress reports
      • Work with partners and DOHMH staff to prepare results and publish findings
      • Other duties as needed to fulfill grants objectives

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree(s) in Public Health desirable
  • 2 years Programmatic Health experience, preferably with HCV
  • Strong communications (written and verbal) skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to travel throughout NYC 50% of the work week

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

FPHNY offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.

How to apply

TO APPLY:

If you are interested, please send resume and cover letter, including current/last salary to: publichealthjobs@fphny.org indicating “Hep C Program Manager” in the subject line.

The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

Last Updated on December 17, 2017 by HepFree NYC

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