Opioid Overdose Prevention Program Associate

Position Type:

Grant funded full-time position for 10 months with possibility of continuation

Job Description:

The program associate will work on a New York City Department of Health funded initiative to expand opioid overdose prevention education at Montefiore Medical Center. The program associate will be an integral member of the Naloxone Consult Team at Montefiore Moses Hospital and will lead overdose prevention and naloxone trainings for patients and providers. The program associate will utilize screening tools to identify at-risk patients, distribute naloxone kits to at-risk patients prior to hospital discharge, follow protocols for care coordination and documentation, and collect and manage data for program monitoring and quality improvement. This position will be supervised by the program director of the Montefiore Primary Care Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, and is expected to assist with other opioid overdose prevention related projects and collaborate with various clinical and administrative staff involved with the program. The program associate will also need to travel locally in New York City to attend trainings and meetings required by the Department of Health.


  • Work closely with the Program Director of the Montefiore Primary Care Opioid Overdose Prevention Program to achieve grant deliverables 
  • Collaborate with the clinical and administrative staff involved with the Nalaxone Consult Team to expand the program at Montefiore Moses Hospital
  • Utilize screening tools to identify patients at-risk for opioid overdose
  • Assist in developing program policies and protocols
  • Collect Program data and maintain program database
  • Assist in drafting reports and preparing presentations related to the program
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Educational Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years of work experience required
  • Previous programmatic experience in public health or related field and work experience with similar populations preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • Manage multiple tasks and work independently
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and other data management software
  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred 

Apply: http://indeedhi.re/2x5joA6

Last updated by Janet Umenta Sep 30, 2017.

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