Senior Research Analyst, Surveillance, Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
August 27, 2018
New York, New York
$ 78,630.00 - $ 96,201.00 (Ann
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration. The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and development potential. We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity to apply.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Sr. Lead Research Analyst, Surveillance are to:
--Lead on-going SMM and MM surveillance and translate findings for effective program and policy decision making.
--Co-lead qualitative study on women's experiences in child birth.
--Produce reports, other documents, and articles for peer-reviewed journals and present findings at conferences and meetings.
--Contribute to Bureau-wide research agenda.
--Respond promptly to data queries and requests from the offices of Communications, the Commissioner, FCH Deputy Commissioner's office, BMIRH Assistant Commissioner, and Program Directors.
--Collaborate closely with other BMIRH units to assure that data analyses are appropriate, and that they inform and/or are responsive to program and policy directions and recommendations.
--Stay abreast of latest research developments in maternal health.
--Oversee administrative aspects of SMM and MM surveillance.
--Establish and maintain strong connection with CDC to ensure alignment in SMM algorithm and other aspects of the work.
--Hire and manage interns or consultants to assist with analysis, chart abstractions, and data documentation.
--Participate in Maternal Mortality Review Committee.
--Liaise with the Division of Epidemiology and Office of Vital Statistics regarding data analysis needs and collaborative efforts.
--Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization.
--Extensive experience in conducting surveillance
--Strong quantitative research methods and analysis skills
--Experience in conducting qualitative research
--Strong writing skills with a track record in publications
--Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills
--Proven coordination and organizational skills
--Excellent communication skills.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID #: 355769.
Internal Number: 355769
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