Clinical Advisor

NEW YORK, New York
Mar 31, 2021
Internal Medicine
Position Type
PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

The Test and Trace Corps (T2) - the City's initiative to test all New Yorkers, break chains of COVID-19 transmission in a timely fashion through contact tracing, and ensure they can isolate and quarantine safely - is pivotal as New York City continues to reopen. In close coordination with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), City agencies and City Hall, T2 is supporting citywide efforts to allow programs and services to operate amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

T2 is hiring a team of Medical Epidemiologists will be responsible for overseeing case (person diagnosed with COVID-19) and outbreak investigations and notifications of COVID-19 exposures in NYC facilities such as Child Care, Schools, Universities, Camp, House of Worship setting (i.e. Church, Synagogue, Mosque, Temple), Private Gathering, Restaurant/Bar, Work site outside the home, or other event.


Reporting to the Deputy Operations Director, Office of the Deputy Executive Director, and under the direction of DOHMH Surveillance and Epidemiology Co-Director, the Medical Epidemiologist will be responsible for:

Triaging and overseeing investigations conducted by Facility Investigators who identify COVID-19 clusters and outbreaks in NYC facility settings such as schools, day cares, colleges and universities, workplaces, and large religious or social gatherings

Providing medical epidemiologic expertise to DOHMH and H+H investigators identifying transmission patterns, advising the leadership of affected facilities and organizations on outbreak control for COVID-19 as well as working with them to identify contacts for testing.

Conducting on-site investigations for more concerning COVID-19 clusters or outbreaks, as required.

Providing infection prevention and control guidance and support based on current scientific knowledge and DOHMH policy

Developing guidance documents, protocols and educational materials related to COVID-19 case and cluster investigations in wide range of facility types, and revising, as needed,

Assisting with interpretation, reporting and analyzing data from outbreak and cluster investigations

Communicating with facility leadership and/or concerned staff/clients as needed, including provision of written guidance, health education materials and oral/video conference presentations

Interacting with other local, state and federal agencies to coordinate response to outbreak prevention and control in wide range of settings


At least two years of experience in communicable disease surveillance and epidemiologic/outbreak investigations

Experience with structured interviews, medical terminology, and conducting electronic medical chart reviews

Experience working with health care providers

Strong organizational and time management skills

Strong empathetic communication skills

Ability to work with and supervise teams who may work remotely

Graduate of an accredited medical school with Unrestricted NYS Medical license, or the ability to obtain one

Nurse practitioners and PAs will also be considered if they have relevant skills and experience

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