Long Island City
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 (School Based Health Center-Reproductive Health Project)
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 Centers, which offer comprehensive primary care services that include mental health and reproductive health as critical components of adolescent health care services) 2) Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH) Program which offers in-school pregnancy tests, emergency contraception, hormonal contraception and referrals for reproductive health care by OSH staff in the school medical rooms 3) Chancellor’s Initiative which is a $80Million project to develop and build over 50 SBHC’s over the course of 3 years; and 4) School Based Mental Health Roadmap training initiative that offers over 60 workshops/trainings per year to over 300 mental health professionals working in NYC public schools.
The OSH is the recipient of several grants to develop, implement and evaluate Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention initiatives in the schools. These grant-funded initiatives include offering expanded direct reproductive health services in School Based Clinics; providing technical assistance, training and monitoring to over 70 high school SBHC’s participating in the Reproductive Health project. Under the guidance of the Management Information System Director of the Office of School Health in the NYC Department of Health, the Application Developer will provide programmatic support and be responsible for maintenance of an online data collection tool created to handle and process large amounts of data collected onsite at school-based health clinics in New York City and the CATCH program. He /She will work closely with all programmatic staff including the Director of Adolescent Health, the Project Evaluator, Data Manager and other Office of School Health Staff when appropriate.
· Developing new and maintaining health applications using ASP.NET.
· Creating and maintaining SQL Stored procedures as required.
· Participating in application testing and provide secondary level support to the business unit and school clinics as instructed by the MIS and Reproductive Health Program.
· Trouble shooting data issues, and data inconsistencies on all aspects of the program’s data.
· Constructing new or maintaining current reports using SQL server reporting services or Crystal Reports.
· Participate in planning meetings and development meetings as required with internal business members, and furthermore will interface with clinic users based on program’s discretion on an as needed basis.
· Interfacing with development team members for programming instruction, best practices, data structure evaluation and code review.
· BS or equivalent in information technology
· At least 3 years of experience with ASP.NET and MS SQL Server
· Experience programming reports in MS SQL Server Reporting Services.
· Must demonstrate previous experience in creating and documenting design specifications
FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is $85 - $95,000 commensurate with experience and education.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position, to email@example.com indicating “Application Developer_your name” in subject line.
There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirements, including NYC residency.