DOHMH has established an NYC Regional Planning Consortium (RPC), a forum through which key stakeholders in the community can discuss, collaborate around, and monitor the transition of behavioral health services into Medicaid managed care. The RPC will meet regularly to identify and address issues, focusing particularly on service access and capacity, plan performance, system stability, and service efficiency, efficacy, and quality.
The NYC RPC Coordinator will report to the NYC RPC Director and will:
- Ensure tasks and RPC objectives are met as specified in the Memoranda of Understanding and RFQ.
- Plan and facilitate RPC stakeholder meetings – stakeholders include providers, consumers, Health Homes, care management agencies, Performing Provider Systems (PPS) within the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program Provider, and managed care organizations.
- Prepare/write reports to share with stakeholder groups and DOHMH leadership.
- Correspond with various stakeholder groups to monitor progress and hear about challenges in between meetings.
- Track and monitor all action items from RPC meetings and events and summarize for RPC leadership and DOHMH staff.
- Scope out potential members of stakeholder groups to ensure adequate representation of communities.
- Visit members in the field to better understand key issues in communities.
- Analyze and synthesize data reports to understand and compare quantitative data with findings from RPC meetings.
- Strategize and implement mechanisms to increase communication within and among the stakeholder groups.
- Perform other duties as assigned. Person must be flexible, adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.
Minimum Qual Requirements
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and either: 1. A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university in the school of social work, or 60 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in social work, psychology, health, rehabilitation, public health, psychiatric nursing or special education; plus one year of full-time, satisfactory experience providing direct care in a social, psychiatric, health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities or substance abuse/chemical dependency/alcoholism agency or in the administration of a program providing direct care as described above, or as a consultant on program planning or evaluation for such services; or
2. A Master's degree of at least 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, special education, psychiatric nursing, counseling, human services, health, rehabilitation, public administration, or business administration; plus two years of experience as described in "1" above; or
3. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience. Candidates without either a Master's degree as described in "1" or "2" above or at least 60 graduate semester credits in the areas listed in "1" above, must have at least: a) a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and one year of actual experience as described in "1" above; plus b) a satisfactory combination of: (i) graduate semester credits in the areas listed in "1" and "2" above; and/or (ii) additional experience as described in "1" above, to equal 60 graduate semester credits or 2 years of experience. Graduate semester credits from an accredited university may be substituted for the experience in qualification "3 b)" only, on the basis of 30 graduate semester credits for each year of experience. Experience may be substituted for graduate semester credits in qualification "3 b)" only, on the basis of one year of experience for each 30 graduate semester credits.
NOTE: For assignment to Assignment Level II, in addition to meeting the above qualification requirements, all candidates must have one additional year of experience as described in "1" above.
- 2-3 years’ experience engaging multiple and diverse stakeholders around a shared purpose/vision.
- Familiarity with New York City mental health/substance use services, providers, health systems and Medicaid recipients required.
- Excellent skills in networking, relationship building, public speaking and presentation development and delivery.
- Ability to effectively lead, facilitate and control meetings and steering committees.
- Demonstrated ability to problem solve, negotiate and make decisions when necessary.
- Excellent demonstrated analytical, writing and editing skills.
- Able to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast paced environment.
-Demonstrated ability and experience in planning, organizing, coordinating, facilitating and executing large community events.
-Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing demands.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
• Current Resume
• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 280410.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
New York City residency is required within 90 days of appointment. However, city employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.