HIV/HCV Surveillance Analyst

Job Description:

The Viral Hepatitis Program (Bureau of Communicable Disease) has an opening for an HIV/HCV Surveillance Analyst  (City Research Scientist II).  The Surveillance Analyst will identify people living with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) to inform a hepatitis C Data to Care model to eliminate HCV among people living with HIV. You will manage and analyze datea on HIV/HCV coinfection to identify new cases of HCV among people living with HCV and develop methods for identifying providers caring for a high volume of coinfected patients with the goal of supporting programmatic activities to increase awareness of coinfection and improve service delivery.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Cleaning, integrating, and managing(in SAS)surveillance data from the HIV Surveillance Registry, HCV Surveillance Registry to ensure data quality, conduct surveillance of HIV/HCV coinfection, create patient lists, and carry out merged analyses.
  • Working with providers to identify clusters of acute HCV infection and reinfection among people living with HIV.
  • Developing analytic methods and conducting analyses aimed at identifying providers who are diagnosing a high volume of coinfected patients, assessing reasons for increases in new HCV diagnoses, and improving service delivery (including developing protocols, data collection tools, and evaluation plans).
  • Producing tables, reports, presentations, and papers related to HIV/HCV coinfection.
  • Developing provider dashboards that communicate HCV health outcome data to HIV providers to allow for data-driven planning

Minimum Qual Requirements:

  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological, and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, or environmental science or in public health.

To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, 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 in an 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: Probationary Period, Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Additional Information:

**IMPORTANT NOTES 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 an 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 maybe, 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.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

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:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/.  In the Job ID search bar, enter job ID number # 442401.

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 an 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.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of the interview.

Last Updated on December 22, 2020 by HepFree NYC

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