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Company:New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Direct Employer)
Location:Long Island City, NY 11101
Category:Epidemiology, Infectious Disease
Posted:Jan. 04, 2017
Experience:At Least 3 Years
Deadline:Open until filled

Description & Requirement

The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control (BSTDC) has the mission of improving the sexual health of all New Yorkers. To achieve this, the Bureau provides direct clinical services to people seeking sexual health care, and services to sex partners; monitors disease trends; provides education and training to providers and community groups, conducts research and develop policies to improve sexual health and wellness. The BSTDC operates 8 STD clinics throughout New York City (NYC).


--Providing direct patient care for those infected with HIV or at high risk to be infected with HIV. This will include.

-- Taking medical history and performing physical examinations, providing diagnosis and initiating HIV therapy, PrEP, or PEP as a part of a strategy to treat individuals immediately at the time of service.

--Obtaining medical and sexual history and conducting physical examinations and treatment of patients in the STD clinics; provide referrals to clinics for other services as needed; patient management will include medication and vaccines dispensing and counseling on the prevention of STDs.

--Performing other duties as assigned by the Assistant Commissioner and the Medical Directors.

--Working closely with PrEP navigators, mental health specialists, and HIV case managers to provide comprehensive psychosocial and behavioral care.

--Adhering to Bureau Standards for productivity.

Minimum Qual Requirements:

a) A valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York; and

b) Completion of an approved residency program in an accredited hospital, including three years of experience, in either internal medicine, or family practice, or pediatrics, or another related specialty area required by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; and
c) Valid board certification or board eligibility issued by the appropriate American Subspecialty Board in Infectious Disease, Pulmonary Medicine, or a related subspecialty; and

d) Completion of an approved fellowship program in an accredited hospital, including two years of experience, in either infectious diseases, or pulmonary medicine, or another related subspecialty required by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Preferred Skills
--Residency training in pediatrics, internal medicine, family practice, gynecology or in preventive medicine

--Fellowship training in Infectious Diseases

--Experience with electronic medical records

--Experience working or training in high volume primary care clinic with a diverse patient population including racial / ethnic minorities, LGBTQ community, and Immigrants

--Knowledge of STDs and HIV

--Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

Person selected will be required to work Tuesday to Saturday


Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/.  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 275672.

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