Job posted by: The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.
Posted on: August 6, 2014
Fund for Public Health in New York
Date: August 4, 2014
Job Title: Family Planning Program Specialist
Organization: Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.
Position Reports to: Project Director and Director of Adolescent Health
The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. (FPHNY) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, FPHNY implements programs to address pressing public health needs, fosters private sector support to enhance health and health care, and helps educate the public regarding the protection of individual, family and community health.
The Office of School Health (OSH) is a joint Program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in the New York City.
The OSH Adolescent Health Program manages, among other programs, in-school reproductive health programs at the high school level. These programs include the 1) School–Based Health Clinics, which offer comprehensive primary care services that encompass mental and reproductive health, including the onsite distribution of hormonal and long-acting reversible contraceptives as critical components of adolescent health care services; 2) Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH) Program, which offers in-school pregnancy tests, emergency and hormonal contraception, and referrals for reproductive health care by OSH staff in school medical rooms; 3) the Chancellor's Initiative, which is a $30 million dollar project to develop and build 20 SBHCs over the course of three years; and 4) the School-Based Health Center Reproductive Health Project (SBHC RHP) which works closely with approximately 50 high school School-Based Health Centers in NYC to ensure adolescent access to high quality and comprehensive reproductive health care.
The School-Based Health Center Reproductive Health Project (SBHC RHP) is a grant-funded project whose goal is to increase adolescents' access to high quality sexual and reproductive health care in school-based health centers. One of the main components of the project is capacity building, which includes provider training and technical assistance. Capacity building activities include site-specific training and technical assistance to all staff on the provision of sexual and reproductive health care to adolescents and facilitating onsite dispensing of contraceptive methods.
Working closely with other SBHC RHP team members, the Family Planning Program Specialist will participate in all aspects of the development and implementation of the training and technical assistance component of the project, including but not limited to:
Salary is commensurate with experience, with a salary range between $80,000 to $100,000 annually. In addition, FPHNY offers a comprehensive benefit package.
Please send an e-mail with resume and cover letter, indicating salary requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "FP Program Specialist" and your name in the subject line.
The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.