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The Administrative Aide will be responsible for processing grant related transactions such as: purchase requisitions, contract budgets and vouchers, personnel related transactions and other grant related transactions. The incumbent will monitor group email accounts, review transactions for completeness and accuracy, resolve issues, update tracking systems, draft correspondence and prepare reports. Additional duties include answering the main phone line and triaging calls, tracking equipment purchases, conducting follow-up, responding to inquiries and other appropriate related duties as assigned.
The Program Research Specialist III (PRS III), in the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology, will coordinate the data management and analysis of HIV surveillance data; coordinate program research activities related to data QA/QC and data reporting for HIV surveillance projects. The incumbent will coordinate the design, implementation, analysis, and reporting of findings of the collaborative supplemental surveillance project between NYSDOH and the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS). The incumbent will provide technical assistance for select electronic data transfers to/from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New York City surveillance program, Wadsworth Center, DOCCS, outside laboratories, and other surveillance partners, and conduct analysis of longitudinal and cross-sectional data. The incumbent will also develop data reports and research publications. Other related duties as assigned.
The Senior Mail and Supply Clerk will perform appropriate tasks to ensure that the day-to-day functions of the Mail, Receiving and Asset Management unit are completed, including the receipt, control and delivery of incoming mail and shipments; the pick-up, processing and disposition of outgoing mail and shipments; the receipt, storage, retrieval and distribution of supplies, equipment, gases, live animals, biological samples/specimens, dry ice and furniture; the proper processing of equipment assets that are tagged/recorded; and assist with other appropriate related duties that require ability to move and transport up to pounds, and must be able to position self to move and remain stationary for up to 30% of the time per day. The incumbent will also be responsible for operating material handling equipment such as hand trucks and pallet jacks.
The Evaluation Specialist IV will oversee complex data analysis and collection activities; oversee program evaluation and quality improvement; and oversee and ensure the timely and accurate reporting of program activities and progress, including through the School Report Card system. Responsibilities will also include, but not be limited to development and implementation of data reporting systems and monitoring tools; provision of technical expertise and guidance to the program; oversight of the development and preparation of written documents and reports; supervision of staff; and representing the program in interagency collaboration and workgroups and with other AIDS Institute units, DOH programs and other stakeholders. Other appropriate related duties.
The Director of the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology (BHAE), housed in the Division of Epidemiology Evaluation and Partner Services (DEEP), will direct all Bureau aspects related to HIV surveillance and epidemiology in New York State (NYS). The Director will oversee policy formulation and program development; program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities related to HIV surveillance in NYS. The incumbent will oversee a staff of over 70 in the various Bureau programs such as: HIV surveillance, systems, data to care, and special surveillance research projects. Responsibilities also include oversight of field surveillance activities in all regions of NYS (outside of NYC); provision of leadership, management and supervision of program staff and strategic planning to ensure program outcomes contribute to the State’s effort to end AIDS by 2020 and beyond. As part of the Division management team, the incumbent will ensure compliance with goals and objectives of the Bureau and Division. Under the direction of the DEEP Director, the incumbent will serve as the CDC point of contact for surveillance and related federal grants including coordinating all surveillance related grant reporting to the CDC. Other related duties include cross Bureau collaboration; representing the Division Director, AIDS Institute and the Department at internal and external meetings and community forums; and other appropriate duties as assigned.
The Database Programmer Analyst II will oversee all HIV Uninsured Care Programs (UCP) data reporting to internal and external stakeholders to meet federal and non-federal reporting obligations; oversee and lead data matches with partnering agencies to augment the UCP registry with critical data elements. The incumbent will lead and oversee all duties associated with generating and analyzing statistical reports for the UCP, utilizing a wide array of reporting and data collection software. The incumbent will oversee monitoring of incoming data streams for volume, accuracy and timeliness.
The HIV Uninsured Care Programs (HUCP) provide medications, primary care, and home care services to uninsured and underinsured persons living with HIV/AIDS in New York State. In addition, the program assists persons living with HIV/AIDS who have comprehensive insurance coverage in paying premiums to ensure that the coverage continues.
The Education Program Coordinator will be located in the Bureau of HIV and STD Field Services (BHSFS) within the Division of Epidemiology, Evaluation, and Partner Services (DEEP). The incumbent will be responsible for providing training and technical assistance designed for disease intervention specialists (DIS) and other partner services staff within the State and local health departments (LHD) across New York State. The incumbent will assist in the coordination and development of training programs and will conduct training and provide technical assistance designed for Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and other staff in HIV/STI roles in BHSFS and LHDs. The incumbent will provide training and serve as a resource for providing technical assistance for HIV/STI cases for DIS and other staff in HIV/STI roles in BHSFS and LHDs. Provide technical assistance and education to LHD, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, medical service providers and laboratories. The incumbent will monitor promptness in HIV/STI case assignment, data reports, and field work activities to identify improvement opportunities and training needs as assigned. The incumbent will provide technical assistance to DIS and other staff in HIV/STI roles in BHSFS and LHDs on systems/databases used for the collection, processing, assignment, and reporting of HIV and STI Partner Services data; serve as a liaison for communicating programmatic changes and updates to funded counties; participate in monitoring visits to review Partner Services protocols and fieldwork documentation; participate in appropriate workgroups and teams as assigned. The incumbent will also perform other appropriate related duties.
The incumbent will join a team of public health professionals to assist with planning and carrying out a biomonitoring project that will provide a baseline assessment of exposures to contaminants among a representative sample of New York State residents. The incumbent will assist the biomonitoring project team with: collecting information to help with the coordination of the biomonitoring project, development of project documents, identifying participant recruitment locations and associated timelines for recruitment, trouble shooting data collection issues, tracking and managing participant enrollment, engaging with project stakeholders and the public, and planning and participating in public information dissemination activities. Additional duties include attending meetings with study partners, and performing other related duties as assigned. This position is based in in Albany, NY but may include occasional statewide travel.
The Health Program Coordinator I (HPC I) position is located in the AIDS Institute, Office of Medicaid Policy and Health Care Financing, Medicaid Policy and Programs unit. The HPC I will have responsibilities related to Medicaid programs within the AIDS Institute for persons living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS. The HPC I will have responsibilities related to quality improvement, evaluation, and standards development and implementation of Medicaid reform and emerging system changes for Health Homes, Designated AIDS Centers, AIDS Adult Day Health Care Program initiatives, and additional Medicaid activities.
Duties include, but are not limited to: contributing to the development of policies and standards related to the provision of Medicaid HIV program services for persons at risk for and living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic conditions; providing technical assistance to providers and to internal AIDS Institute, SDOH and other government agency staff; assessing the effectiveness and quality of programs and assessing provider compliance with program goals and policies; developing program reports and correspondence; coordinating and attending site visits; programmatic and fiscal oversight of contracts, and serving as a resource to advance the Ending the AIDS Epidemic initiative with Health Homes and care management/coordination programs. Other duties as assigned.
The Program Research Specialist II will conduct and implement CDC-funded Emerging Infections Program surveillance and special projects for respiratory diseases focused on 2019 novel coronavirus infections. The PRS II will contribute to data management, analysis and reporting of EIP data in accordance with established surveillance and research protocols. The PRS II will assist with implementing data linkage of EIP project data with secondary data sources; such as hospital discharge data, immunization registry, vital records and laboratory data to promote complete case ascertainment and ensure collection of complete surveillance and study data. The PRS II will contribute data for the preparation of progress reports, publications and presentations and institutional review board applications and renewals. Other related duties as assigned.
The New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute has established eight Uninsured Care Programs, of which some of these programs have the most comprehensive drug and service coverage in the country. The programs provide access to medical services and medications for all New York State residents with or at risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS. The programs bridge the gap between Medicaid coverage and private insurance and serve as a transition to Medicaid by providing interim assistance to individuals eligible for but not yet enrolled in Medicaid or assistance in meeting spend-down requirements.
The Eligibility Determination Specialist will answer and triage calls on the program’s eligibility hotline; process program applications; and perform other appropriate related duties.
The Health Program Administrator I will be responsible for contract management related to services for persons living with HIV. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting site visits and monitoring contracts; participating in committees, workgroups and meetings and Bureau/Division program planning and development; represent the AIDS Institute, Division and the Bureau; perform other appropriate related duties. Specific duties include: managing contracts with clinical and nonclinical service providers; negotiating work plans and budgets; providing technical assistance and guidance to contracted providers; preparing and reviewing program reports; preparing correspondence regarding program issues; assessing provider compliance with work plan objectives and monitoring overall performance; organizing and participating in service provider meetings/webinars.
The Health Program Administrator I will coordinate HIV/STI/HCV prevention and related services/programs funded through the Office of Population Health and Prevention Programs. The incumbent will be responsible for program and contract management; fiscal and data management; conduct site visits and evaluate contracts to ensure initiatives/projects are achieving key performance measures; participate in assigned teams, committees and work groups; develop written materials; coordinate program planning and development; other appropriate related duties.
Programs are funded to provide services for persons with HIV and those who engage in high risk behaviors in need of HIV/STI/HCV testing, evidence-based interventions, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), linkage and navigation to healthcare, and essential supportive services that improve overall health outcomes.
The incumbent will work in the Bureau of HIV/STD Field Services and assist in improving health outcomes among communities heavily impacted by HIV and HIV/STI comorbidities. The incumbent will conduct confidential investigations of persons and their partners based on networks including but not limited to viremic Hispanic and Latino Men who have Sex with Men (HLMSM), MSM, and Black women including daily work in the community within their assigned NYS regional area. The incumbent will also conduct confidential investigations in response to HIV transmission time-space and molecular clusters.
The incumbent will be required to perform venipuncture or fingerstick, conduct disease screening activities in the field, incorporate evidence based interventions into internet-based and face-to-face interactions, contact health care providers to discuss patient care status, link patients newly diagnosed with HIV into care, identify partners and their social networks, complete the required disease investigation forms, enter forms into existing NYSDOH data systems, and other related duties as assigned. The incumbent will also assist in activities related to Out of Care efforts for patients with no evidence of prognostic lab results reported to NYSDOH and ensuring patients diagnosed with HIV are re-engaged into care.
Expected travel is up to 75%.
The Senior Software Engineer/Developer will oversee the software engineering setup and implementation for the applications that support complex critical public health processes. Specific duties include: overseeing, implementing and enforcing test engineering standards; leading and providing guidance on the technical design of the testing processes; documenting unit tests so that they are usable by others on the team; developing software and implementing new features for the CLIMS-Modernization project; overseeing the architecture, infrastructure, system layout, technology stack and frameworks for the applications; and providing technical expertise and guidance for the build and distribution of the complex critical public health applications. Other related duties as assigned.
The Secretary I will provide centralized secretarial support for the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology (BHAE) and the Division of Epidemiology, Evaluation and Partner Services (DEEP) staff which includes research, technical, and administrative staff. The incumbent will assist with preparing, revising, and formatting documents; answer telephone calls and triage calls to appropriate staff; schedule meetings and maintain electronic calendars; update, track and file correspondence; make appropriate travel arrangements; prepare purchase requisitions; arrange conference calls; data entry. The incumbent will utilize MS Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint) as appropriate. The incumbent will perform general office duties; other related duties.
The Evaluation Specialist III position is located in the Office of Program Evaluation and Research (OPER) at the AIDS Institute. The incumbent will develop and implement evaluation projects in multiple program areas, including HIV/AIDS, STDs, viral hepatitis C, drug user health, and LGBT health. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects and phases of the evaluation research process, including development of problem definition/statements and goal setting, logic models, study design, oversee data collection and management, data analysis and reporting of findings. The incumbent will be responsible that specific goals are accomplished per the project time line. Other appropriate related duties as assigned.
The Evaluation Specialist III position is located in the Bureau of HIV/STD Field Services (BHSFS) and will be responsible for data analysis and interpretation and oversee data activities including data management, program evaluation, and data dissemination in support of Partner Services and Linkage to Care program activities with the overall goal of improving health outcomes among communities heavily impacted by HIV and HIV/STI comorbidities. Duties include analysis, interpretation, and management of Partner Services outcomes; develop and implement continuous quality improvement activities to improve Partner Services and Linkage to Care program outcomes; analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of HIV space-time and molecular clusters, develop and produce reports; and interpretation and dissemination of findings to professional, scientific, and lay audiences.
The incumbent will actively coordinate with the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology, Office of Sexual Health & Epidemiology, and New York State regional and local health departments regarding the efforts to locate individuals newly diagnosed with HIV and persons living with HIV with STI co-infections. The incumbent will serve as a key member of the bureau to ensure coordination and activities for data monitoring and evaluation are collected, reviewed and reported back to programs to improve service delivery and impact policies and procedures. Other duties include representing the bureau at internal and external meetings and community forums, and other duties as assigned.
The Contract Processing Specialist II will have fiscal responsibilities within the Division of HIV and Hepatitis Health Care (DHHHC). The incumbent will review, process and track of vouchers and budget modifications from contractors, ensuring compliance with approved budgets; assist in resolving problems related to contract vouchers and budget modifications with contractors and contract managers; track contractor spending and assist in producing reports on voucher activities; provide technical assistance to contractors; participate in monitoring site visits as required; maintain contract database and perform other appropriate related duties as assigned.
The Data Administrator IV will track performance and external usage of the Clinical Laboratory Information System (CLIMS), which is the laboratory system used for infectious disease related testing at Wadsworth Center. The incumbent will identify and work with existing staff to create reports necessary for grant and state related informatics reporting as well as work with external users and partners to improve usage of features of this system that will improve efficiency within the Division. Duties will include but are not limited to; developing data entry procedures for remote order entry, improve external user guides, data reporting templates, internal guidance documents for staff training, and produce data reports on clinical laboratory testing required for grant funding. The incumbent will also establish data processing routines to ensure laboratory reporting is accurate and timely, contribute to annual work plans, serve as liaison to laboratories and health care providers regarding usage of CLIMS for electronic report delivery, complete periodic reports for the CDC and other stakeholders and perform other appropriate related duties as assigned.