School Based Health Center Program Manager
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Experienced
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
SBHC HPV Program Manager

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, affect 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

The Office of School Health (OSH) is a joint program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in the New York City. 

 

The OSH Adolescent Health Unit (AHU) manages, among other programs, school-based reproductive health programs at the high school level. These programs include (1) The School-Based Health Center Reproductive Health Project (SBHC RHP), which offers capacity building assistance to school-based health centers (SBHCs) on providing comprehensive primary care services, including sexual and reproductive health services; (2) the Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH) program, which offers in-school pregnancy tests, emergency contraception, hormonal contraception and referrals for reproductive health care by OSH staff in school medical rooms; (3) the Mental Health Roadmap Initiative to provide training and technical assistance to school-based mental health professionals; and 4) the Foster Care mental health initiative which utilizes innovative Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment modality to treat trauma among young people impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic and other losses and traumas. 

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Program Manager of the School Based Health Center Reproductive Health Project (SBHC RHP) will work under the direction of the Director of SBHC Operations & Technical Assistance at the NYCDOHMH’s Office of School Health (OSH).  Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: working closely with select SBHC Sponsors to provide monitoring and programmatic oversight of School Based Health Centers located in NYC public schools;  developing and implementing leadership and site-specific training and technical assistance for SBHC programs; general SBHC operations management, including but not limited to outreach activities, consent distribution, enrollment and utilization work,  OSCR data entry, and engaging and following up with sexually active students as well as engagement of key stakeholders and collaborations with school principals and other personnel. 

 

The Program Manager will also be responsible for ensuring the SBHC is fully integrated into the schools’ cultures and systems to ensure that collaborative practices are developed for SBHC successful outcomes.  Specifically, the Program Manager will be responsible for the development and promotion of systems that ensure that students who can benefit from SBHC services are identified,  connected with services, and continually engaged, with a focus on follow up with students who have received services to ensure they are continuing to follow best practices to ensure their sexual and reproductive health. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Duties of the SBHC Program Manager include but are not limited to the following:

  • Under the direction of the Director of SBHC Operations & Technical Assistance, work closely with SBHC staff from participating sponsors to open new SBHCs, so as to ensure uniform implementation of best practice strategies to promote and increase clinic enrollment and utilization.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance on implementing the SBHC OSCR Web based program and using OSCR reports to conduct focused outreach and patient management.
  • Work closely with SBHC sponsors that the Data and Evaluation unit has indicated are having OSCR data entry challenges; ensure these sponsors have a corrective action plan to improve timeliness of OSCR data entry. 
  • Assist in conducting best practices trainings for SBHCs on increasing outreach and enrollment, providing a teen-friendly environment in health centers, and ongoing engagement with students and follow-up utilization of services. 
  • Work with other OSH Project Directors and NYC SBHC leadership to develop best practice policies/procedures for the operations of SBHCs; maintain and update the NYC SBHC Operations Manual as needed.
  • Work with other OSH Project Directors and NYC SBHC leadership to implement and disseminate best practice policies and procedures to ensure uniformity of service delivery and minimize the variation in services among all existing SBHCs providing reproductive health services in High School settings.
  • Work with other OSH Project Directors and program evaluation staff to identify existing low performance SBHC sites in need of guidance and technical assistance; analyze program and site-specific data and work together with SBHC staff to ensure SBHC performance improvement in enrollment and utilization.
  • Participate in technical assistance site visits to SBHC RHP participating sites, and work with SBHC program directors to implement and monitor correction plans. Provide hands on and virtual technical assistance as needed.
  • Prepare excel database reports to guide and ensure outreach, enrollment, and utilization best practices in the SBHCs, maintain correspondence with assigned SBHC management and SBHC teams, and complete project reports for funders as needed.
  • Work with OSH technical assistance community coordinators on creating and updating resource materials provided to SBHCs such as protocols, marketing materials and creative ways to enhance enrollment. Work with teams to promote electronic consents and use of school platforms to improve outcomes. 
  • Other related duties assigned by the Director of Adolescent Health. 
Qualifications
 

 

  • Bachelors’ Degree (Masters is Preferred) with a minimum of 4-5 years of adolescent health care experience; School Based Health Center and/or Outpatient Clinic experience as well as 3 years of experience in a managerial/supervisory role is preferred.
  • Knowledge and excellent familiarity with hospital sponsored SBHC or adolescent health centers clinic patient flow is preferred.  
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in adolescent sexual and reproductive health programs (family planning services) including commitment to ensuring best practices in service delivery is preferred
  • Knowledge of NYCDOE schools and school leadership teams 
  • Excellent writing and oral skills; ability to interact with interdisciplinary leadership including medical directors, hospital administrators, NYCDOE principals and assistant principals.  
  • Ability to interpret data, analyze reports on SBHC key indicators and plan strategically for performance improvement of SBHC sites. 
  • Ability to perform quality assurance, monitor compliance with contracted scope of services, and provide feedback to sponsors on status of performance. 
  • Excellent communication and written skills including public speaking and group presentations.
  • Proficient in Excel, Access, and PowerPoint 

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package.  The salary range for this position is $80,000 - $85,000 commensurate with experience and education.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirements including NYC residency. 

This is a grant-funded position. 

 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send Resume with Cover Letter, and how your experience relates to this position.

 

 

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

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