Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone .
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Associate.
In this role, the successful candidate Spanish-English bilingual Parent-Child Specialist to work on behavioral projects in the Sunset Park Women's and Children's Center, based at Family Health Centers. We are examining and delivering parenting interventions to improve child development outcomes in at-risk populations at pediatric clinics across in New York City (in particular, the Video Interaction Project; www.videointeractionproject.org; The candidate will be responsible for multiple project tasks, and will work with a multidisciplinary team of pediatricians, psychologists, and other child development professionals.
- Administer standardized program to parents of infants and young children, which involves tips about reading, playing, and interacting with children, videotaping parents and children playing together, providing general positive reinforcement about the video (Video Interaction Project)
- Maintaining records of family participation in the program
- Developing rapport with parents and children who are in the program
- Coordinate with parents and track/schedule upcoming program visits
- Conduct interviews with parents about a range of topics, including screens for depression and questions about their child's development and behaviors
- Administer standardized, pre-existing developmental assessments of toddler and preschool children's cognitive and language development, as well as self-regulation
- Recruit research participants and obtain informed consent, for sites with a research component
- Translate project-related documents
- Transcribe and/or code videotapes (using micro-analytic coding techniques)
- Maintain databases and perform data entry
- Provide general support if needed related to project or research tasks such as grant preparation, Institutional Review Board, literature reviews, and documentation
- Assist with coordination and training of volunteers
- Collaboration with multidisciplinary team of research and clinical staff
Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:
Fluency in both English and Spanish; Bachelor's Degree in child development, child life, infancy, special education, family processes, maternal and child health, or related field;
Previous experience working with children and parents in educational, hospital or mental health settings; previous research experience is preferred but not required
To qualify you must have a Associate's Degree is required. Minimum of 1 Year of related experience in an office setting or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective Oral, written communication and interpersonal skills. Computer Skills Working knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power point and Access. Ability to develop basic formulae for spreadsheets; set up routine computer procedures; Ability to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software. Ability to proofread documents and write clear, concise 1st draft. Ability to type at a speed of at least 45 net words per minutes. Knowledge of standard office practices. Ability to multi-task while paying attention to details. Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machines, multi-line telephones, fax machines
Previous experience w/ databases; proficiency w/ Excel, SPSS, REDCap, or other similar programs
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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