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									                      PRIMARY CARE INFORMATION PROJECT

                                    Outreach Specialist

                             NYC REACH EXTENSION CENTER
                          “Regional Extension Center for Health IT”

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Primary Care Information Project
(PCIP) is devoted to improving population health in underserved neighborhoods through health
information technology. PCIP was recently awarded funding to become the Regional Extension
Center in New York City -- the NYC Regional Electronic Adoption Center for Health (NYC
REACH). To find out more about this ground-breaking project visit us at www.nyc.gov/pcip or
www.nycreach.org

In collaboration with The Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY), a not for profit corporation
serving as program partner with DOHMH to implement and advance public health initiatives,
PCIP/NYC REACH is seeking an Outreach Specialist.

The Outreach Specialist will be one of the primary links between the healthcare providers and
PCIP/NYC REACH. The Outreach Specialist will serve a vital role in helping PCIP/NYC REACH
achieve its goal of assisting thousands of NYC primary care providers to adopt EHRs. Some
major duties of the Outreach Specialist role are:

o   Educate community providers about the PCIP/NYC REACH EHR program
o   Work with the Outreach Director to develop comprehensive outreach strategy to enroll
    providers monthly into PCIP/NYC REACH
o   Create and disseminate outreach materials to assist providers with enrollment, including
    marketing materials, cost sheets, and FAQ documents
o   Serve as a liaison between the outreach team and EHR vendors’ sales teams
o   Work closely with PCIP/NYC REACH community partners (health plans, hospitals, medical
    societies, and Independent Practice Associations) to implement outreach strategies
o   Attend provider outreach events to promote PCIP/NYC REACH and make presentations
o   Organize and support provider participation in on-line EHR education sessions
o   Participate in planning of monthly EHR Open House and other events
o   Visit medical practices to educate providers and their staff, and expedite enrollment and
    application execution
o   Collect and process enrollment paperwork
o   Willingness to travel throughout the 5 boroughs

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree and excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to disseminate
information clearly/concisely with providers and colleagues and work well with all levels of
management. Strong organizational skills required.

Preferred Skills
One to two years full time experience in public health, outreach, sales, or marketing experience is
preferred. Must have working knowledge of Excel and Word; knowledge of Power Point and
experience with Salesforce CRM software is a plus.

Salary:
FPHNY offers a competitive salary and benefits package.




4/19/10
To Apply:
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume, with
cover letter including salary requirements, to: publichealthjobs@fphny.org
Please indicate in the subject line: “Outreach Specialist_your name.”

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




4/19/10

								
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