Temporary October 2020 – July 2021
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 DOHMH’s work of tracking and investigating COVID-19 in New York City. It is expected that the position will work up to 35 hours per week.
- Create different dashboards using tools like Tableau, PowerBI, SAS, R, or Python
- Build, implement, test, and deploy automation tools using the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) and Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) specification from Health Level 7 (HL7)
- Build new and improve on current compliance reports
- Assist with data mining, cleaning, and quality assurance