Overview

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 such 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.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in communicable disease surveillance with knowledge of associated laboratory testing, results interpretation, and reporting. Working knowledge of public health surveillance systems. Knowledge of medical terminology. Experience with medical chart abstraction. Strong methodological and analytical skills with proficiency in statistical programs (e.g., SAS) and Microsoft software (e.g., Excel, Access). Experience planning and presenting at meetings with medical and laboratory providers. Experience supervising staff.

 

Responsibilities

The Health Program Coordinator will be responsible for surveillance and special projects related to the Emerging Infections Program (EIP) in the region’s 17 counties. The incumbent will conduct active, population-based surveillance for EIP pathogens in both the FoodNet and ABCs programs, by performing medical chart reviews and abstractions and using the NYSDOH electronic laboratory and communicable disease reporting systems to identify cases and collect surveillance information. The incumbent will act as a liaison between NYSDOH, laboratories, hospitals, and local health departments to coordinate surveillance efforts. The incumbent will contribute toward the implementation of EIP special surveillance projects, working with other NYSEIP staff, and in collaboration with CDC partners and other participating EIP sites, as well as performing other appropriate related duties.

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- 6268 on envelope.

 

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. 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

 

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About Health Research, Inc.

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.