Health Program Coordinator (COVID Health Disparities Program, Program Unit, Buffalo office)
Health Research Inc
Location: Buffalo, New York
Type: Full Time
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 2022-6258
Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of relevant experience including coordination of projects/programs in a public health, health or human services related program; OR an Associate's degree in a related field and four years of such experience; OR six years of such experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience.
This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.
Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.
• Experience supporting the coordination of a public health or human services program
• Experience evaluating the effectiveness of a public health of human services program
• Experience facilitating the provision of technical assistance to contractors
• Experience with technical writing and other professional communication
• Experience with problem solving and suggesting corrective action strategies
The Health Program Coordinator will assist in coordinating and monitoring COVID 19 Health Disparities contracts across New York State. The incumbent will serve as a liaison to contractors; maintains communication with contractors regarding program requirements; assess provider performance, monitor program outcomes and quality improvement activities; assist with developing workplans while coordinating technical assistance to ensures compliance with program standards and goals. The incumbent will also review monthly/quarterly narrative reports and monthly data reports; prepare monitoring, narrative, and statistical reports; and complete writing assignments and other duties as assigned.
The COVID-19 Health Disparities Program is designed to address the long-standing inequities that have systematically undermined the physical, social, economic, and emotional health of racial and ethnic minority populations and other population groups that are bearing a disproportionate burden of COVID-19. This role will be working out of the Buffalo, NY office.
Employee Benefits Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including: • Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from; • Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit; • Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave; • Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities; • Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses; • Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally; • And so much more! Conditions of Employment Grant funded position. Management/Confidential position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required. This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access. Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption. Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. HRI participates in the E-Verify Program. HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans www.healthresearch.org
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-6258 on envelope.
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.
HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.