The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) has the mission of improving the sexual heath of all New Yorkers. To achieve this the Bureau provides direct clinic 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 Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) operates 8 STI clinics throughout New York City (NYC). The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) is requesting to hire a City Medical Specialist, Level II (Part-Time) to work in the Sexual Health Clinics.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--Obtain medical and sexual history and conduct physical examinations and treatment of patients in the STI clinics.
--Provide referrals to clinics for other services as needed. Patient management will include medication and vaccines dispensing and counseling on the prevention of STI's.
--Work on special projects as assigned by the Medical Directors, especially Quality Improvement projects.
--Take over the role of Physician-in-Charge on occasion when necessary.
--Adhere to Bureau Standards for productivity.
--Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Commissioner and the Medical Directors.
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. To be assigned to Assignment Level II, individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements for Assignment Level I described above, one year of satisfactory experience practicing in the specialty area.
Bilingual - Spanish/English
Residency training in pediatrics, internal medicine, family practice, gynecology or in preventive medicine
Knowledge of STIs and HIV
Experience with electronic medical records
experience in women's health care (Preferred)
Experience working or training in high volume primary care clinic with a diverse patient population including racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQ community and Immigrants (Preferred).
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 382685.
Internal Number: 382685
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