Community Engagement Program Associate - NY

MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER, Brooklyn, NY Program Associate
Maimonides Central Services Organization (CSO)

Background – Maimonides Medical Center / Community Care of Brooklyn PPS

Maimonides Medical Center is Brooklyn’s premier specialty care teaching hospital. MMC pioneers medical breakthroughs, boasts state-of-the-art clinical and information technology, regularly wins awards from independent evaluators for the quality of the care it provides and is the largest teaching hospital in Brooklyn. Maimonides Medical Center values compassionate, patient-centered care and focuses on employee participation and development.

Maimonides Medical Center is the designated leader for a Performing Provider System (PPS) in the NYS Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. Known as Community Care of Brooklyn (CCB), the PPS is a network of health care providers and social service organizations working together to achieve targeted improvements in population health and the reduction in avoidable hospital use by Medicaid beneficiaries in Brooklyn. Community Care of Brooklyn integrates hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, ambulatory care centers, Health Homes and their associated provider networks, long term care providers, as well as both hospital-based and community physicians. Maimonides has formed the CCB Central Services Organization (CSO) to manage the DSRIP project and other population health initiatives.

Overview – Program Associate

Reporting to the Population Health Manager, the Program Associate is primarily responsible for the administrative and organizational assistance in the development and coordination of the DSRIP project and implementation plans. The successful candidate will share our passion for advancing healthcare, our strong work ethic, and our careful attention to detail.

Specific Responsibilities
The specific responsibilities of the Program Associate for the Maimonides CSO include:

  1. Provide project management and administrative support for project and implementation planning team related to primary care transformation, improving care coordination and care transitions, and community engagement.

  2. Research and compile information about best practices and evidence-based guidelines, including patient, provider and community engagement strategies, disease management interventions and others for inclusion in project and implementation plans.

  3. Interface with CCB Participants to better inform the implementation process.

  4. Assist with the creation of materials for committee and work group meetings, including agendas

    and presentations, and take minutes.

  5. Help to maintain the CCB provider directory to ensure network information remains current.


  • Experience: minimum of one (1) year of experience in project management within healthcare or related field

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required
  • Other: excellent analytical abilities; strong communications skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment.

    If interested, send your cover letter AND resume ASAP directly to: Okenfe Lebarty at

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