The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) 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, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is committed to helping create a world where all New Yorkers can safely express their sexuality and gender identity with dignity, possessing the knowledge, skills, and resources to support healthy and fulfilling lives.
The Resilience and Innovation: Contraceptive Services During COVID19 project is a product of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit (SRHU). The aim of this project is to support NYC healthcare facilities to address barriers to contraceptive access and improve the quality of reproductive health services. Contraceptive Services During COVID19 provides a pre-selected cohort of reproductive healthcare providers with funding to document their experiences providing contraceptive care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Providers will submit a detailed report of their innovations and experiences, as well as attend a virtual forum to share this knowledge and clinical best practices with one another. The adaptions and experienced shared during the project will be compiled to a final report, describing how contraceptive services were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and how clinic partners managed to innovate during a time of uncertainty.
The Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit (SRHU) seeks a dynamic and detail-oriented Contraceptive Service Innovations Project Associate to assist in executing this project. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on in person gatherings, this position will be remote, so potential candidates should be familiar with remote work and have reliable access to internet, including a video call capability.
The Contraceptive Service Innovations Project Associate will:
· Assist in the planning and execution of a virtual convening of providers, taking place in June 2021
· Liaise with clinical partners to ensure timely submission of deliverables
· Support clinical partners with technical support needs prior to and during the virtual convening
· Draft reports and communications for both internal and external use
· Assist with other duties, tasks, and special projects as needed
The preferred candidate will possess the following:
· Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, health sciences, or relevant field; preferably with 1-2 years of experience in reproductive health
· Experience in working with clinical providers, preferably in a reproductive and/or sexual health context
· Strong organizational skills and ability to work within tight deadlines
· Excellent communication skills
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
SALARY AND BENEFITS
FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. As this is a temporary contract, the total funding available for this 9-week position is $7,875 ($25 per hour, 35 hours per week).
There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.
To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.
The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.
The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) 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, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health…