Project Coordinator, Value Based Payment Project

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


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.


PROGRAM OVERVIEW (Value Based Payment Project)

The Division of Mental Hygiene at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is establishing a small scale, two year initiative to facilitate readiness for value based payment (VBP) among a select number of Community Based Organizations (CBOs). The project will aim to enhance the participating CBOs’ ability to address social determinants of health among clientele served by the Thrive NYC Mental Health Service Corps (MHSC) program and other primary care and behavioral health partners. The program, implemented through the Bureau of Systems Strengthening and Access (BSSA) located in the DOHMH headquarters at Gotham Center, Queens will conduct a needs assessment to select a small number of eligible CBOs and provide: a) data and metrics support, b) financial assistance and guidance, c) partnership development support and d) quality improvement support, to enable participating CBOs transition to a VBP environment.



The Project Coordinator will assist the Project Director with data collection and analysis as well as other administrative and logistical needs of carrying out the project. The ideal candidate will be an individual with strong organizational skills, experience in project management, and the ability to simultaneously manage the needs of multiple priorities and stakeholders. This is a two year grant funded position.



·        Assist with research, data collection and analysis related to project deliverables and outcomes

·        Provide scheduling, recording and event coordination support for all on-site visits, convenings and meetings related to the project

·        Assist with tracking project progress, including maintaining an updated project timeline and tracking any relevant process or outcome measures in a database

·        Develop project tools, such as tracking sheets and forms, as needed

·        Communicate with CBOs to distribute information relevant to the project including connecting CBOs to relevant training opportunities

·        Organize learning collaborative to engage CBOs in sharing of best practices and lessons learned in the project

·        Work with the Project Director to assess and respond to CBO training needs as the project develops

·        Assist the Project Director in developing project workflows, materials and presentations

·        Handle all logistical and administrative needs of the project

·        Attend Departmental and Divisional VBP workgroups and meetings.



·        Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, plus at least two years of experience in project management; Master's degree in public health, public administration, public policy, social work with a policy track or a related field preferred. 

·        Experience in coordinating projects with complicated timelines and multiple stakeholders.

·        Experience with data collection and data analysis methods.

·        Excellent analytical & problem-solving ability.

·        Be highly motivated and results-driven.

·        Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.

·        Solid experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and MS Project.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·        Ability to work independently and as part of a team.



There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.


FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position, to indicating “VBPP Project Coordinator _your name” in subject line. 

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.