NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children.
The division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration.
The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and developmental potential.
We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity to apply.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Facilitate IFSP meetings with families, interventionists and service coordinators in a manner consistent with SDOH regulations and NYC EIP policies and procedures, within mandated timelines, using Microsoft Outlook and NYEIS (New York Early Intervention System, the NYS EI IT system) for data entry, case processing and other activities.
Ensure the accurate completion of other procedures as delineated in the NYC Policy and Procedure Manual and NYS Regulations
Ensure the completion of all necessary documentation relating to the evaluation and IFSP process, including service and billing paperwork to ensure continued services for EI children.
Respond to, prepare for and attend/participate in mediations/fair hearings as assigned. Attend regularly scheduled meetings inside and outside of the Regional Office as directed.
Communicate with EI providers, families, service coordinators and other colleagues in a professional manner. Report concerns and submit requests for technical assistance to supervisor and other units within the Bureau as appropriate.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Engineering, or Social Sciences, Health Care Specialization, Physical Sciences or related programs; and
A minimum of four years of progressive, responsible, experience related to Health Care Program Planning, Research, Design, Operation, Evaluation and Analysis; or
2. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public or Hospital Administration, Health Care Specialization, Business Administration or related disciplines; and
A minimum of three years progressive, responsible, experience directly related to health care program planning, research, design, operation, evaluation and analysis; or
3. A satisfactory equivalent combination or training, education and experience; and
4. Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication.
Preference will be given to individuals who understand child development and handicapping conditions, in addition to having knowledge of services for young children, and of family-centered services. The candidate must have good communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines. Knowledge of EI regulations is also an asset
**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 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.
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 may be, 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.
As a current or prospective employee of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program and Federal Perkins Loan Cancellation and Discharge, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
For information on the New York State Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs, please visit: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/repay-your-loans/repayment-options-assistance/loan-forgiveness-cancellation-and-discharge.html.
“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 558057.
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 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
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 interview.
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