Hepatitis Navigation Program Assistant – NYC Health Department (CUNY Master Student Only)

Program Description:

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

The Hepatitis Community Navigation Programs (NYC Hep C Peer Navigation, Check Hep C, and Check Hep B) support organizations to provide hepatitis B and hepatitis C education, prevention services, navigation through complete diagnostic testing, and medical care services throughout NYC.

Hepatitis Navigation Program Assistant responsibilities, assist with:

  • Monthly program meeting agenda, meeting notes, and action items
  • Site visits with staff at contracted organizations throughout NYC as needed
  • Training and providing technical assistance for program navigators as needed
  • Tracking program activities using Salesforce (e.g. meeting and training attendance)
  • Evaluation pilot, qualitative data collection
  • Writing reports as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  1. Currently matriculated in a CUNY master’s program (MPH, MSW, MHA, etc).
  2. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
  3. The applicant must be interested in public health programs and working with vulnerable populations such as people who use drugs and immigrants.
  4. Comfort with public speaking in front of small and large audiences
  5. Highly organized with attention to detail
  6. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  7. Ability to work remotely, and travel throughout NYC boroughs (as per NY PAUSE guidance)
  8. Ability to work both independently and within a team

Preferred Skills:

  1. Knowledge or experience with qualitative research methods
  2. Experience with Salesforce, Dedoose and/or RedCap

 

Applicant must be a current student at CUNY (19 hours per week; $17/hour)

We especially encourage LGBTQIA+ people and people of color to apply

Start date: As soon as possible
If interested, send cover letter and resume to Diana at ddiazmunoz@health.nyc.gov
Subject: Hepatitis Program Assistant

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