Position Description

Program Coordinator
Location Central Office
Project Name Reproductive Health
Employment Status full-time
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As one of the largest public health service nonprofit organizations in New York City, Public Health Solutions (PHS) improves health among the city’s most vulnerable populations by tackling social and clinical factors that impact New Yorkers’ ability to thrive. Today PHS serves 200,000+ New Yorkers annually, and we support the work of more than 200 community-based nonprofit organizations. PHS implements innovative, cost-effective population-based health programs; conducts research providing insight on effective public health interventions; and provides services to government and other nonprofits to address public health issues. Together with our colleagues in the service sector, government, philanthropy and policy organizations, we are thought leaders and cutting-edge public health professionals in New York City, New York State and truly, throughout the country.

Highlights of our work include:

• Providing direct services to over 80,000 New Yorkers a year, primarily families with children. These services address critical needs in low-income communities, including food security; nutrition and obesity; women’s reproductive health; early childhood development; HIV prevention and access to care; quality healthcare access; and tobacco control.

• Promoting the imminent eradication of AIDS in NYC through research, service delivery and funding administration. We engage 200+ community-based organizations around the city in HIV-related outreach. Our network serves 96,000 people living with or at risk of becoming infected with HIV/AIDS.

• Developing technology-based interventions and social marketing public health campaigns using video, social media, and interactive internet-based applications, specifically in the areas of reproductive health, HIV prevention and childhood obesity prevention.

Public Health Solutions (PHS) is seeking a Program Coordinator for its Family Planning Capacity Building Program (FPCBP) which sits within the Reproductive Health Programs unit of the Public Health Programs Division. The Program Coordinator will work alongside the Quality Improvement Specialist (QIS) to manage these two Quality Improvement projects within the FPCBP. The Program Coordinator will assist the QIS to support the participating sites’ QI teams at hospitals and FQHCs in carrying out self-assessments, and developing and implementing an Improvement Plan to achieve competency in the delivery of high quality contraceptive services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist QIS in preparing for learning sessions, webinars and trainings for both QI projects, including preparation of materials and other relevant tasks.

  • Assist the FPCBP team to develop and adapt existing teaching tools, modules, and materials to current best practice guidelines.

  • Assist the QIS in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting quality measures data.

  • Write reports to communicate practice improvements for both internal and external audiences.

  • Arrange and/or assist QIS in providing technical assistance and training for staff and providers of participating sites.

  • Coordinate other collaborative meetings with participating sites, as needed.

  • Assist the QIS in documenting PDSA cycles and overall program implementation toward the development of reports to funders.

  • Handle other logistical and administrative tasks related to the program, as needed.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from four year college or equivalent.

  • 2+ years of clinically relevant experience; family planning knowledge and experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of principles related to quality improvement helpful.

  • Ability to analyze and present data to groups and individuals.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, staff and external organizations.

  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, organizational and communication skills required.

  • Travel within New York State is required.

PHS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and veterans.