The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) 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 has the opportunity and is empowered to reach their full health and development potential.
Under the direction of the Assistant Commissioner for the Office of School Health, the Senior Advisor is responsible for documenting, tracking and analyzing the full range of programmatic, operational and policy issues. The Senior Advisor is charged with providing expert advice and consultation on the development of programs, policies, and initiatives that address the health needs and strengths of NYC school children, as well as, analyzing current approaches to address strategic priorities. The Senior Advisor will work with DOHMH and DOE leadership to identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve service delivery and support planning, design and implementation of key policies and procedures.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
• Provide leadership support, advice, and strategic planning for the Office of School Health; • Independent data gathering and mapping current/previous structures and strategies; • Identify best practices from New York City and other jurisdictions to enhance service quality and delivery; • Support the development and documentation of long-term plans and programmatic scale up to ensure organizational sustainability; • Analysis and documentation of workflow systems and processes that address challenges and opportunities in the system; • Evaluating financial and personnel resources to identify opportunities for efficiencies; • Provide consultation on key policy decisions and Division-wide priorities; • Support Bureau operations and address critical issues as needed.•
Minimum Qual Requirements
Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York; and either: a) Valid Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board in any specialty area required by the agency; or b) Current approved application on file for admission to the certifying examination given by the appropriate American Specialty Board in any specialty area required by the agency.
Proven manager and strategic policy level thinker with experience in operational innovation;
Ability to lead organizational change in large dynamic institutions;
Ability to conduct systematic analysis and develop solutions to complex data analysis problems;
Superior analytical and project management skills for planning, designing, documenting, communicating and following-up;
Leadership, teamwork, consensus-building and influencing skills with experience in management of project teams at all levels in a cross functional, and diverse environment.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID #302656.
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