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  1. The New York City Health Department's Division of Disease Control is responsible for the identification, surveillance, treatment, control and prevention of infectious diseases in NYC. The Division is composed of seven bureaus and operates clinics across the city to provider sixual health services, tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, and immunization. The Division is seeking one intern to assist us with a project at our clinics, with the goal on identifying new workflows to increase patient throughput and optimize resources. Duties and Responsibilities: Under supervision, the intern will perform a variety duties, including but not be limited to: Analyzing existing data that was used to measure cycle time/wait time Conducting time-motion studies to collect cycle/wait time data across clinics Analyzing clinical cycle/wait time data to identify efficiency and inefficiency Running simulations to identify changes to reduce visit cycle time Qualifications: Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school; Knowledge and experiences of discrete-event simulation method is highly preferred; Experiences of data collection, data entry and data analysis; An understanding of health equity issues within the context of infectious disease public health is also encouraged. Hours and Rate: 30-35 hours/week during the summer, or approximately 20 hours/week during the school year, flexible daytime and evening hours from 9am-5pm. The proposed salary range is $15.50 - $19.90 per hour. Residency Requirement: New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview. Application: Please send your resume and personal statement to Dogan Kizilirmak @ <dkizilirmak@health.nyc.gov>, and feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
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