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MEDICAL DIRECTOR - Adolescent AIDS Program

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The AAP is looking for a dynamic Medical Director to enhance the program’s track record of excellence and national leadership in comprehensive medical and psychosocial care for youth living with or at risk for HIV and LGBTQ youth and youth of color. This position requires the ability to set youth-focused clinical standards for all services to provide excellent medical care that integrates research into clinical practice, contribute to outreach, professional training and public health initiatives focused on improving the health outcomes of youth living with HIV, LGBTQ youth and youth of color. Candidate must have a strong balance of skills including, but not limited to; clinical experience in HIV treatment and prevention LGBTQ health, especially care for transgender youth; track record of success leading a multidisciplinary staff; academic productivity; and high level administrative skills such as managing program/grant deliverables and CQI initiatives, grant writing and reporting, and budget management. Proven ability to effectively communicate with providers, community organizations, diverse youth and family populations is also required.

Responsibilities

✦ Direct all medical and psychosocial services and clinical staff

✦ Coordinate clinical services with all other AAP programs including research, outreach, and training

✦ Participate in programmatic grant writing, reporting, and strategic planning

✦ Develop and deliver provider trainings on HIV and LGBTQ health

✦ Help expand community-based services and public health initiatives

Qualifications

✦ Medical Degree and active New York State Medical License

✦ Training experience in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine or Family Practice, and experience working clinically with adolescents and young adults

✦ At least 5 years’ current experience in HIV care and prevention, and at least 2 years’ current experience in transgender care

✦ Advanced training in Infectious Disease or Adolescent Medicine a plus

✦ Eligible for academic appointment

About Us: The Adolescent AIDS Program (AAP) is affiliated with the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, and holds the distinction of being the nation’s first adolescent-focused HIV/AIDS center for clinical care, supportive, and preventive services. A model multidisciplinary program, the AAP maintains an ethos of caring, learning and teaching. In every aspect of our work with patients, health care systems and communities, we strive to maximize the health of all young people infected and affected by HIV as well as LGBTQ youth, and to inspire them to reach their full potential. The AAP is fully grant funded and is staffed by a dynamic interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, and case managers. The program is also staffed by public health specialists in the fields of research, training, outreach and communications.

Our Mission: To improve local, national and global responses to HIV/AIDS and well-being among youth through innovative medical care, research, training, advocacy, and community mobilization.

Our Vision: To help create a world in which youth are no longer burdened by HIV and health inequities.

Who We Serve: In our work to reduce the burden of HIV and promote well-being among young people, we are committed to serving and working with several key stakeholders:

✦ All youth living with and at risk for HIV infection, especially youth of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning (LGBQ) youth

✦ Transgender youth seeking care and support

✦ Families, friends and partners of youth living with or at risk for HIV infection or in the LGBTQ community

✦ Health care systems that provide care to young people

✦ Community-based organizations serving youth

✦ Public policy leaders with the power

Department: Pediatrics Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: HOURS VARY Req ID: 128604

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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