HIV Program Planner (CRS, II)
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Queens, NY

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The HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment, and Housing Program (CTHP) within the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control has a vacancy for a City Research Scientist II, Program Planner. This incumbent will be responsible for working closely with Ryan White Part A funded Community Based Organizations, hospitals, and other health facilities, as well as the HIV Health and Human Services Planning Council. This position would include, but not be limited to the following:

-- Develop future RFP scopes for assigned medical and social support services.

-- Work with data analyses to determine appropriate payment points for services contained in RFP (taking into account time and effort, research of best practice for service encounters, and local service data).

-- Keep up to date and analyze any developments in Medicaid reimbursed services in comparison to Ryan White funded services to ensure adherence to Ryan White Part A payment of last resort requirement.

-- Review and synthesize HIV care and treatment research and program based information to assist in program modification, development, and evaluation.

-- Manage the dissemination of program implementation documents and information relevant to the project's technical areas.

-- Research and develop evidence-based interventions and present research and data to Planning Council in a manner that is accessible to a diverse audience.

-- Contribute to the writing, editing and synthesis of the annual Ryan White Part A grant application.

-- Work with manager of the training unit to ensure trainings for agency staff are aligned with expectations outlined in request for proposals.

-- Developing policy analysis on health care reform and other social service system changes as they affect the Ryan White Part A funded system of care.

-- Work to develop with the HIV Health and Services Planning Council and Care, Treatment and Housing Program staff a Comprehensive Plan for the Ryan White Part A funded system of care.

-- Review, research and submit grant proposals as appropriate to the mission of the Care, Treatment and Housing Program.

-- Perform ad-hoc duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Report To:
The Program Planner will report to the Director, Quality Management and Planning Unit.

Preferred Skills:
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; experience in program planning, implementation and medical and/or social services research; computer experience (Microsoft Office Suite, with proficiency in Excel ) ; ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments. Must have knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act; excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills; ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments; experience working with professional staff and can handle multiple priorities; prior experience with project management activities such as coordination of workshops/trainings, provision of technical assistance, and diplomatic ability to navigate within institutions with different needs.

Experience Required:
To be appointed to Assignment Level II, 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: NEW YORK CITY RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 90 DAYS OF APPOINTMENT.

Position# 001958

Post Date: 3/29/2012

Post until filled

The City of New York/NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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