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Program Coordinator, Health Access Equity - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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 Program Coordinator, Health Access Equity - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

CareerHunter Job ID: 100892

**Hiring Rate:    $59,708.00                       (Flat Rate)
On-board Rate After one Year: $65,678.00 - $72,246     (Annual)

The Division of Prevention and Primary Care (PPC) works to advance population health through supporting access to quality health services and introducing system changes that promote disease prevention and control, with an emphasis on pursuing opportunities to integrate clinical and population health strategies. The Division builds upon a portfolio of policy and programming that spans clinics and communities across the city, and includes the programmatic bureaus of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control, Primary Care Information Project, Primary Care Access and Planning, and Health Access Equity Unit.

This exciting position will be based in the newly established Health Access Equity Unit (HAEU), in the office of the Deputy Commissioner of the Division of PPC. This unit will work in partnership with implementers and policy makers across the city to design new model of care that use health information technology and changing workflows to transform the delivery and quality of primary care for high priority, high need, high cost populations, including justice-involved and justice-impacted communities, and will work with partners on the provider and payer side to develop and implement scalable approaches and training resources to primary care for this population. The Program Coordinator will report to the Director of Programs in the Health Access Equity Unit.

The Program Coordinator’s responsibilities include the following:

• Assist in program design and implementation, working closely with multiple agencies in the primary care system including payers, providers, and community-based groups.

• Assist in conducting program-specific, implementation-focused research and to participate in strategic planning activities to refine and develop directions for the Unit.

• Assist in providing evaluation, coordination, and analytic support to initiatives and new projects, working closely with the Research & Evaluation team of HAEU.

• Provide direction and support to stakeholders, new partnerships, and other relationships, as appropriate; including handling logistics for meetings and events.

• Represent the unit at various community or key stakeholder programs; serve as liaison w/outside offices as required.

• Represent the unit at various community or key stakeholder programs; serve as liaison w/outside offices as required.


 
 
Preferred Skills 

 
• Keen ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments
 
• Ability to work independently and exercise a high degree of initiative to accomplish tasks and solve problems

• Experience in public health is desirable, preferably experience working with community-based organizations and/or primary care systems (hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government, health care consultancies, etc.)

• Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and team skills

• Strong written and oral communication skills. 
 
 
Additional Information 

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


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