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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Coordinator.
With guidance from the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Tobacco Control and New York University School of Medicine Department of Population Health, the candidate will work with a team of researchers, administrators, and executive directors within health care centers to implement and evaluate a multi-level tobacco control health systems change project. The goal of the project is to implement the Public Health Service guidelines for treating tobacco use through recommended Systems Strategies in Medical and Mental Health Care systems in the New York City metro area. In addition, the Project Coordinator will work with healthcare partners including, but not limited to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the DSRIP Performing Providers Systems, the Center of Excellence for Health Systems Improvement, NYC Smokefree and the NY State Smokers' Quitline to further tobacco control efforts across New York City.
- Establishing linkages and building relationships with key organizational decision makers at health care organizations that serve populations with low income, low education, and behavioral health challenges to facilitate tobacco health systems change strategies that improve patient outcomes.
- Providing ongoing tailored technical assistance to organizational decision makers at Health Care Organizations in updating their current tobacco use treatment policies to align with the evidence-based guidelines, mapping quality indicators in the electronic health record, generating provider performance feedback, optimizing billing, and ensuring a seamless referral system is implemented within the electronic health record
- Writing monthly reports, developing dissemination strategies for program findings, and monitoring partner sites' strategy implementation to ensure sustainability.
- Facilitating discussions with external partners to further tobacco control efforts across New York State.
- Working towards garnering earned media pieces on the team's work and other news related to tobacco cessation.
- Activating partners to educate local and state decision makers on the problem of tobacco use, effective actions to address the burden of these behaviors, the unmet need for addressing these issues in counties across New York State, and the importance of maintaining the policy, systems and environmental change messages and information.
- Participating in special projects and other duties as required.
- Master's degree in public health, public administration, quality improvement/assurance, health administration, or a related field or equivalent, and at least two years' related experience working within community health centers, federally qualified health centers, mental health facilities, hospitals and/or tobacco control.
- Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications.
- Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills.
- Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management.
- Ability to multi task and project manage.
- Ability to work independently, and as a member of an energetic and motivated team.
- Willing to travel across all five boroughs and upstate for program meetings, with travel expenses reimbursed.
- Experience interfacing with elected officials.
- Experience writing articles and press releases for publication in newspapers, magazines and newsletters highly desired.
- Prior experience in quality improvement, practice facilitation and/or tobacco control a plus.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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