Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) Lead
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LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) Lead

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.


PROGRAM OVERVIEW (Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Grant (ELC))

The Bureau of Division Management & Systems Coordination (DMSC), part of the Division of Disease Control (DDC), is composed of the Informatics, Data and Outbreak Response teams which are responsible for the infectious disease surveillance systems, electronic laboratory reporting workflow and health information exchange. DMSC supports all other DDC bureaus with monitoring and analyzing trends in disease data, used for the recognition, prevention, and control of infectious diseases.



We are seeking to fill positions in the Division of Disease Control that will provide key support for DOHMHs COVID-19 work in New York City. It is expected that the position will work 35 hours per week. This position will work with projects related to the Data Modernization Initiative (DMI). This person will report to DMSC.



  • Lead and provide management and evaluation oversight for implementation of electronic case reporting (eCR) with a target of 75% of NYC hospitals onboarded by July 2024
  • Provide daily supervision for onboarding and quality assurance teams
  • Develop and operationalize strategic plan for transitioning eCR from an implementation project to routine surveillance activities
  • Communicate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as internal agency leadership regarding progress toward grant-associated updates and milestones, including the building of integrated technology, database, and Master Person Index systems
  • Serve as a thought leader on eCR, health information exchange, and data standards such as HL7 CDA R2 and FHIR
  • Work with internal and external partners to facilitate meaningful exchange of electronic data
  • Represent the agency during relevant meetings and calls
  • Seek opportunities to advance data equity, maintain client privacy, and promote social justice in the context of public health surveillance especially through promoting adoption and development of data standards for social determinants of health



  • Bachelors degree and at least three years of experience in public health surveillance and/or health information exchange
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, able to manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong interpersonal communication and time management skills
  • Masters degree from an accredited college in public health, informatics, or another appropriate field is preferred but not required
  • Management experience is preferred
  • Familiarity with HL7 is preferred




FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.



There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency. Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.



The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.