Paid Internship | Viral Hepatitis Program Assistant (CUNY School of Public Health)

Job Title: Program Assistant

Viral Hepatitis Program at NYC Health Department

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

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 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 C Patient Navigation Program provide hepatitis C outreach, prevention, navigation through complete diagnostic testing and treatment, retention in care and reinfection prevention services.

Intern Responsibilities, assist with:

  • Meeting planning, meeting notes, and follow up items.
  • Site visits with staff at contracted organizations throughout NYC
  • Developing strategies to assist programs in recruitment and linkage to care
  • Training and technical assistance
  • Protocol, form and documentation updates
  • Report writing
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Preferred Skills:

  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  2. Applicant must be interested in public health program implementation and capacity building.
  3. Comfort with public speaking: providing training, presentations at community meetings and conferences
  4. Highly organized with attention to detail
  5. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills

Hours per week: 19

Start date: As soon as possible

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

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