Fulfillment Data Specialist-355429

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/13/2018

Address

42-09 28th Street
Long Island City
New York
11101
United States

Description

**HIRING RATE: $59,708.00 - Flat Rate


The Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care and Treatment (BADUPCT) works to reduce morbidity and mortality related to alcohol and substance use among New Yorkers. BADUPCT develops, implements and evaluates interventions and prevention strategies through: contracting of treatment, recovery and support services; policy analysis and development; epidemiology and surveillance; dissemination of treatment and management guidelines; harm reduction initiatives; public and provider outreach and education and; community involvement and interagency collaboration


The Overdose Prevention Unit develops and implements initiatives aimed at reducing and preventing overdose deaths in New York City. The Unit provides naloxone and technical assistance to over 190 Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs (OOPPs) across New York City. OOPPs provide community-based overdose prevention, recognition and response education, and also distribute naloxone directly to community members. 


The Naloxone Data Specialist will support the Overdose Prevention Unit by maintaining accurate and timely naloxone distribution data, with the goal of preventing overdose deaths in New York City.


Under general direction from the Naloxone Data Coordinator, with wide latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Naloxone Data Specialist will:


- Assist with timely entry of monthly distribution reports into database; reconcile naloxone fulfillment with monthly data; manage timely preparation of report materials for data processing.


- Coordinate with NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute, and the Overdose Prevention unit to maintain registration and contact information for all OOPPs.


- Prepare monthly reports on naloxone fulfillment for syringe access programs and select OOPPs to support ongoing program evaluation.


- Provide timely response to requests for naloxone fulfillment and dispensing data, naloxone reversals and other relevant information.


- Assist with development of systems, as needed, for tracking and analyzing naloxone dispensing data.


- Participate in Overdose Prevention Unit meetings, including facilitation on a rotating basis.


-Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis.


Minimum Qual Requirements

GroupBox11. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.

To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:

1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or

2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or

3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in "2" above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.


NOTE:

Probationary Period

Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.


Preferred Skills

GroupBox1- Knowledge of substance use issues and harm reduction practice and theory, including syringe exchange, overdose prevention and education for HIV and Hepatitis C prevention

- Experience with quantitative data, including the ability to read, interpret and synthesize epidemiologic and other scientific literature

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Possess exceptional interpersonal, research, written and verbal communication skills

- The candidate will also be detail-oriented with outstanding organizational skills

- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment

- Proficiency in Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint

- Experience querying or managing data using code, such as SQL, SAS, or R.


Additional Information

GroupBox1**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. 


• Current Resume  


• 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.


**LOAN FORGIVENESS


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


To Apply

GroupBox1Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 355429.


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.


Residency Requirement

GroupBox1New 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.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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