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Outreach Worker - SNUG

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
New York
Posted Date
Feb 9, 2024
Reference
1099182349

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Overview

Employed by PAGNY for NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, located in the Bronx, accommodates more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Senior Outreach Worker and/or Community Program Manager, the Outreach Worker will:
  • Recruit and manage a caseload of 15 "high risk'' gang/crew members and provide case management services. Responsible for mentoring these participants will focus on providing alternatives to high-risk and violent behavior.
  • Build and maintain relationships with local gangs/crews; Stay up to date on rivalries and plans for retaliation; facilitate mediation
  • Canvass the target areas on foot and identify and diffuse "hot spots" for shootings and violence
  • Link participants and individuals in the target area to opportunities and programs in the community including vocational, educational, recreational and social services
  • Plan and participate in monthly community activities cookouts, basketball tournaments, etc.) in order to strengthen community awareness and garner support
  • Engage in community shooting responses (marches, vigils, etc.) within 72-hours after a hooting, in order to mobilize the community against gun violence and change community norms
  • Document all participant interactions and conflict mediations in the program's computer database
  • Attend ongoing trainings, individual supervision, and weekly staff meetings
  • Communicate effectively with the team including other OWs, and supervisors
  • Adhere to program safety regulations and remain in contact with a supervisor at all times
  • Work flexible hours (mostly evenings and weekends) and respond to shootings or emergency situations
  • Respond to violent trauma incidents and see patients in the hospital when needed


Qualifications

  • Seen as "credible" amongst the gang/crew members in the community; those with a prior history of criminal justice involvement are encouraged to apply
  • Knowledge of specific high-risk individuals, gangs, and crews within the target areas (43, 47 49 precincts)
  • Experience working in the social services field

Exceptional Benefits Include:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Salary Amount: $46,800

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. 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.

PAGNY has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in healthcare

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Company

PAGNY is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals’ wellness.

Our mission is to provide accountable, responsive, quality care with the highest degree of sensitivity to the needs of our multicultural population throughout the New York Community.

Our vision is to set the standard for service through the provision of outstanding, patient-centered care and to create a legacy of healthcare excellence in the decades to come.

Our values are:

Compassion

Respect

Innovation

Company info
Website
Telephone
646-714-2123
Location
55 West 125th Street
10th floor
New York
NY
10027
US

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