Community Liaison Wrkr Lvl ll - 51279

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | about 1 month

Job Summary

Full Time

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Job Description

Marketing Statement

NYC Health +Hospitals Harlem  Center has been a bedrock of the Harlem community since 1887. The hospital provides a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic and family support services to the residents of Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Harlem is the largest hospital in the area, capable of treating the most seriously ill. Harlem provides over 90 specialized ambulatory care services, dentistry and oral surgery, behavioral health services, and community substance abuse treatment.

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs duties involving liaison activities between City agencies, local residents, and community organizations. In addition to performing duties of Assignment Level I at a higher level, also performs the following:
Examples of Typical Tasks :
1. Directs staff or works as a team with other community liaison workers in the performance of liaison activities; may supervise or coordinate field office operations or operational units.
2. Consults and maintains liaison with residents, landlords, representatives of community organizations, students, parents, staff of schools, unions and other public and private agencies.
3. Explains programs and policies to community groups and to community liaison contacts and interprets and relays information from the community.
4. Participates in the planning, organization and implementation of programs involving community participation. Collects, evaluates, and reports information regarding community needs and objectives; communicates findings to appropriate agencies for necessary action. Assists in the conduct of outreach programs.
5. Assists in mediating problems between the community and schools, hospitals, and other City agencies for residents and community groups in the City.
6. Works as a member of an interdisciplinary team assisting in providing supportive therapy and making referrals to City agencies, social service agencies, community organizations and other organizations that provide health and social services.
7. Counsels community residents, property owners, local businesses and groups on their rights and obligations and on available community and governmental resources.

Minimum Qualifications

In addition to meeting the qualification requirements of Assignment Level I, appointment to Level II requires:

1. Two additional years of full-time experience in counseling, community work or community health activities in a government agency or community organization engaged in providing community services to the public, assisting members of the community in obtaining community services or maintaining liaison with schools, community organizations or other government agencies for the purpose of providing assistance and obtaining participation and support for implementation of community or public service programs; or
2. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” above. Study at an accredited college in sociology, psychology or other behavioral science may be substituted on the basis of 30 semester credits for each year of the experience described above. However, all persons must have at least one year of the full-time experience described above.

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