Senior Health Program Coordinator

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Job ID 2018-3982 # of Openings 1

Job Location US-NY-Albany Posted Date 7/16/2018

Department Center for Environmental Health Position Type Full Time

Grade P20

Applications to be submitted by 8/6/2018 

Salary Min USD $62,418.00/Yr. Salary 2 (Min)

Travel over 50%

The Senior Health Program Coordinator will coordinate prescriber education programs, modeled after the academic detailing approach, in support of the efforts of the Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention (PDOP) Program Prevention for States (PfS) grant throughout New York State (NYS). The incumbent will coordinate and deliver prescriber education programs to health care providers and clinical staff with an evidence-based, noncommercial source of the latest, objective information regarding various topics related to the opioid epidemic. The primary mechanism of prescriber education will be through academic detailing in order to deliver on-site educational sessions to provide education and technical assistance statewide. These sessions will take place in clinics and practitioners' offices, or other venues (lecture halls, conference rooms), as needed. The incumbent will also be responsible for other provider education, data collection activities and reporting activities associated with the academic detailing visits to providers.

Travel throughout NYS will be required over 50% of the time.


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in outcome oriented program coordination, community outreach and partner engagement in a public health or human services related program; OR an Associate's degree and four years of such experience; OR six years of such experience. A Master's degree in an appropriate field may substitute for one year of experience. A valid driver's license that is in good standing.
Preferred Qualifications
Registered nurse (RN); social worker with a LMSW/LCSW; credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor (CASAC); certified health education specialist; two years of experience providing direct patient/client services in a health, human service or community-based organization, or institutional setting; comprehensive knowledge of harm reduction, opioid use disorder, and substance use treatment; experience working with providers who are prescribing buprenorphine to patients in clinical settings; experience presenting educational material in small group settings; organized; self-motivated; ability to work as part of a cohesive team; ability to clearly present developed materials in line with identified provider needs and patient population.

Conditions of Employment
Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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