Career Opportunities

Open Positions

If you are interested in a position, please forward your resume in MS Word format to jobs@mhhc.org.

Senior Social Worker

Summary

Morris Heights Health Center is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as our Senior Social Worker. The candidate will be able to provide evaluations, psychotherapy and social services to individuals, couples, families and groups. They will participate in clinical staff development, supervision and performance improvement activities as a member of an interdisciplinary team. The individual may or may not supervise clinicians and/or interns, and they must have experience as a clinician.

They must be able to demonstrate leadership skills in staff meetings, project development, conducting staff development trainings, in-services, and be involved in departmental or organization wide special projects or program enhancement activities.

They will also provide clinical coverage of program site as required.

Qualifications

The individual joining our team must have a Master's Degree from an accredited graduate school program, they must have a minimum of 5 years post graduate clinical practice. Demonstrated clinical experience in mental health, inpatient and/or outpatient setting in clinical field of practice working with children, adolescents and adults.

Community Liaison

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is searching for an charismatic individual to to be part of the Planning, Development, and External Affairs department. This individual will be reporting to the Director of Marketing & Patient Resources, and they will provide support to the MHHC Marketing Department’s goals and responsibilities. This role is responsible for developing and administering public awareness and education surrounding all MHHC programs and services. This position will require working with stakeholders such as program managers/directors, partners and members of the public.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the MHHC marketing program to promote the Center’s business to the public at large with the major objectives of attracting & retaining patients, garnering community support, promoting a solid public image, establishing and maintaining goodwill while heightening public awareness of the organization’s business.
  • With the direction of the Director of Marketing & Patient Resources, develop and execute outreach strategies to support growth and patient retention.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with community entities, and identify venues to conduct events
  • Identify and coordinate participation in community events; this includes liaising with MHHC’s departments to ensure participation and visibility.
  • Provide community/referral sources with information relative to services and programs offered at Morris Heights Health Center
  • Research new marketing opportunities
  • Attend community board meetings
  • Oversee the Patient Advisory Group and ensure our patients are informed of upcoming events
  • Serve as a member of the Marketing Outreach Team (MOT) Steering Committee.

Requirements

This individual will preferrable have a Bachelor's degree, minimum a High School Diploma and experience or training in communications, public administration, or a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience. They will have the ability to work in teams and collaborate across departments to complete assigned projects effectively and efficiently. The ability to prioritize and efficiently manage time, maintain accurate and organized records, adhere to a schedule, and manage multiple projects simultaneously and autonomously. They will be English and/or Spanish profecient, and have the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts. They also have to be able to lift up to 30 lbs. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Construction Project Manager

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is looking for a dynamic individual to be part of the Planning, Development. and External Affairs department. The Construction Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and implementing project management skills and knowledge for assigned projects. Reporting to the Chief Planning and Development Officer, the Project Manager ensures that Morris Heights Health Center’s capital/construction projects and initiatives are executed judiciously and efficiently. The Project Manager will liaise with the Director of Facilities, Director of Grants and internal project leads to coordinate and track project activities including budgets, advising the project team on actions that will ensure successful completion. The Project Manager is tasked with keeping the project on-time and within scope and budget. Regular status and trend reports are prepared and delivered to the CPDO at appropriate intervals.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With guidance from the Chief Planning and Development Officer, develop plan construction project plans
  • Collaborating with the CDPO and the Director of Facilities prepare contracts and take an active role in negotiating revisions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure the timely completion of capital construction projects by developing a construction plan, scope of work and timeline that identifies milestones in project completion
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Oversee and monitor construction and project expenditures to ensure project remains on budget and prevent delays in payment for materials and services
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Visit construction/project site frequently and oversee the work being done by the project team and evaluate completion of tasks and provide feedback to appropriate stakeholders
  • Report any delays, changes to the project scope, changes in project schedule and project costs, inclement weather or emergencies at construction site to the CPDO. Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction site(s) to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out
  • Provide assistance and follow-through on necessary permits and licenses
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Review, verify and validate project invoices, change orders, and/or statements for payment/reimbursement
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Successfully manage the relationship with all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Interface and coordinates with Information Technology and Clinical Informatics for appropriate project-related metrics baselines and tracking project progress.

REQUIREMENTS:

The desired candidate will have a Bachelors’ Degree preferablely in Construction Management. They will have 3-5 years of project management/construction management experience, preferably within the healthcare field, and a PMP certification is desired. Strong command of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, and knowledge of MS Project is desired. In addition, have strong sense of teamwork. Demonstrate integrity, flexibility, and a strong work ethic. Detailed-oriented, strong follow-through skills, ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and work independently. Demonstrate analytical ability, with attention to detail and systems aptitude. Strong organizational skills are required. Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), with, the ability to communicate across multiple functions and levels. Must have manual dexterity. Must be comfortable speaking in public

Grants and Contracts Administrator

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is in search of an enthusiastic individual to be the Planning, Development, and External Affairs's Grants and Contracts Administrator. The Grants and Contracts Administrator is a critical role in a fast-changing and growing organization. Under the supervision of MHHC’s Senior Director of Planning, the Grants and Contracts Administrator has two major responsibilities: First, they oversee and manage grant compliance for 20+ grants already awarded to MHHC from federal, state, city and private sources. This includes ensuring accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance on all grants, including governmental grants. Second, they work closely with program staff and senior leaders to respond to funding opportunities by supporting, and in some cases, being the team lead on the development of grant proposals from major public and/or private sources.

The Grants and Contracts Administrator works closely with program and development staff and senior leaders to manage a $20M grants portfolio, ensure organizational effectiveness and compliance, help set relevant policies and provide technical assistance as required. Because they are a vital connector for the finance, development, and program staff, the Grants and Contracts Administrator must possess the ability to see and understand all points of view.

We are seeking an individual with a strong track record of success and exceptional writing skills. This individual will have robust collaboration and problem-solving skills and will provide seasoned guidance on compliance issues as well as key financial and operational best practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Grants Compliance

  • Serve as the resident expert on grant compliance and interpretation of grant requirements and all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Interpret applicable regulations and translate into operational policies as required, including developing tracking and monitoring systems that will allow quick access to grants data and current status of specific grants for reporting purposes and high profile presentations;
  • Expertly use the existing public grant management systems in place to monitor awards, provide grant reports, maintain grant compliance, and renew (competitively or non-competitively) existing grants. This includes learning the use of DHHS’s Grants.gov platform, HRSA’s Electronic Hand Book (EHB), New York State’s Grants Gateway, and Contract Management System, and New York City’s HHS Accelerator;
  • Provide on-going training to program staff as it relates to grant administration and organizational policies related to successful and accurate spend down of grant dollars;
  • Work closely with program and finance staff to ensure regular reports (monthly, quarterly and annual reports) are completed and accurately reflect the work done to meet program deliverables and contract requirements;
  • Develop and maintain basic grant tracking systems and databases and communicate appropriately with department staff concerning policies and procedures and updates;
  • Research grant funding opportunities on a weekly basis and assess organizational feasibility to apply for funds that align with the organization’s mission and strategic direction (as determined by the Board of Directors and Executive Leadership);
  • Serve as the primary administrator for new and current grants and forge positive relationships with funding sources (project officers, grant managers) such that the organization is always positioned as expert programmers and outstanding grant administrators.

Proposal Development

  • Work with the Chief of Fund Development, Planning and External Affairs and Senior Director of Planning to plan, manage, and update the calendar of proposals and reports for the entire year (or established period of time) and initiate prospecting efforts to identify and research new opportunities;
  • Lead groups of Program and Clinical colleagues to identify grant opportunities, define the needs that must be addressed from a variety of perspectives; establish priorities; plan and monitor the resulting work that must be completed;
  • Develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating our mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, logic models, budgets and assorted attachments as required;
  • Communicate effectively with public and private grant-making entities to respond to any questions or concerns with submitted proposals and provide quick and accurate responses to queries without jeopardizing the opportunity to be funded;
  • Immediately inform supervisor and the VP of FDP&EA of proposal outcomes and granting decisions.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of relevant experience in development, grant writing, project management and prospect research required;
  • The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized professional with the ability to work well under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent writing, analytical and prospect research skills are essential. A communicator with presence who can align and influence various stakeholders with the demonstrated ability to craft funding proposals in a succinct and compelling manner. Must have a clear understanding of budgets as they relate to grants.
  • A high level of computer literacy and experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial and philanthropic information required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to think and problem-solve creatively
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Writing samples of successful grant or marketing proposals and a recap of demonstrated accomplishments must be provided for consideration.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALITIES

  • Master’s level degree highly desired
  • Government RFP writing experience a plus
  • Nonprofit or philanthropic experience
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Ability to set and revise policies and procedures while brokering buy-in from all stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capacity to frame complex situations and present options
  • Ability to provide guidance to people with a wide range of cultural backgrounds, training and experience

Medical Assistant

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an energetic and experienced Medical Assistant to join out Medical Team. The medical assistant would perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the clinic operating optimally, and perform patient care activities focused on preparing the patient for the visit with the provider. Some clinical responsibilities may include such tasks as taking medical histories from patients, recording their vital signs, height and weight, chief medical complaint and preparing patients for examinations, and providing assistance during exams. The administrative duties include answering telephones, scheduling appointments, following up with patients regarding missed appointments and abnormal labs, updating patient medical records, obtaining information from hospital admissions and/or appointments with providers outside of this organization. In addition, the Medical Assistant would provide outstanding customer service as their interaction with the patient is an integral aspect of patient’s clinic experience.

Job Responsiblities

  • Perform patient interview and intake
  • Maintain proper hand hygiene and all other accepted infection control practices
  • Prepare exam rooms for clinical visit
  • Obtain vital signs, recognize values out of normal range, and report abnormal findings to the RN, LPN or provider
  • Collect specimens (urine, throat swabs, etc.)
  • Perform diagnostic testing including electrocardiograms, point of care testing, hearing and vision screening
  • Participate in all fire drills and other safety education sessions
  • Restock supply room and maintain need environment for supplies
  • Obtain HIV and Bronx RHIO consents
  • Maintain all patient care equipment and report any malfunction to the charge nurse, site director and head of purchasing
  • Attend unit, department and special meetings as scheduled
  • Comply with organizational dress code
  • Maintain current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Contribute to excellent patient satisfaction by maintaining professional communication with patients, family members and colleague, and providing safe and quality care

Qualifications

The candidate will have a high school degree or GED, and be a graduate of a NYS approved school/college for medical assistant studies. The individual would have one (1) year Medical Assistant experience in Ambulatory setting is preferred, be proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills, and maintain professional communication and presence. They need to be able to comprehend routine activities and problem-solve with assistance form supervisor, be able to speak, read, write and comprehend English, and be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, fractions and decimals.

In addition, they need to be able to walk, stand, and move, for a large part of the day. The medical assistant should be able to manipulate equipment, as well as lift and move objects, equipment and supplies. It is reasonable to anticipate lifting 20-25 pounds. Lifting up to 40-50 pounds may occasionally be required. The medical assistant may be expected to have sufficient manual dexterity in order to safely perform various skills and techniques. They would also be expected to have a level of visual and auditory acuity sufficient to meet the needs of their job tasks. The employee is frequently required to use hands to, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. Lastly, the candidate should be American Heart Association Basic Life support (BLS) certified.

Care Coordinator

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an enthusiastic Care Coordinator. The Care Coordinator works as a member of the interdisciplinary team to assist patients in addressing their medical and social needs. This position is a critical member in the delivery of team based care. The Care Coordinator works under the supervision of the nurse Care Coordination Supervisor. They would participate in pre-visit planning and provide care coordination to address the patient’s individual needs as they pertain to treatment adherence.

Job Responsibilites

  • Uses Health Information Technology to link patients to services and track their progress
  • Uses data as a part of the PI process to coordinate the care required for the patient
  • Participates in PCMH team meetings and QI initiatives
  • Schedules case conferences with the PCMH team
  • Ensures that patients have a follow-up visit with the PCP after an emergency room visit or hospital admission
  • Coordinates follow-up visit after hospitalization and ER visits
  • Ensures that the patient keeps all referral appointments, completes all ordered testing, and attends all assigned self-management groups
  • Discuss test results with the patient and follows up as indicated
  • Ensures PCP has received all incoming referral documents and results
  • Delivers care coordination services at MHHC facilities and also at the patient’s home
  • Ensures that preventative screenings are completed and assists all support staff when patient interactions are indicated.
  • Conducts patient outreach to identify and locate potential clients either through No-Shows and/or case managements.
  • Completes documentation within the timeframes set forth by project P&P
  • Participates in pre-visit planning
  • Work with patients to develop individualized self-management care plan
  • Reconciles patient medications and ensures that patient is only taking what is currently prescribed
  • Ensures that PCP is aware of all medication changes from specialists
  • Completes patient interview and intake
  • Communicates the patient’s plan of care to all team members
  • Contribute to excellent patient satisfaction by maintaining professional communication with patients, family members and colleague, and providing safe and quality care
  • Maintains proper hand hygiene and all other accepted infection control practices
  • Participates in all fire drills and other safety education sessions
  • Maintains current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Performs any other job-related duties requested by the supervisor as deemed necessary and appropriate.

Qualifications

This individual will have a BS/BA in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work with a working knowledge of disease processes, or graduate from a NYS approved school/college for medical assistant studies with at least 3 years of extensive experience as a medical assistant which may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree. Healthcare/clinical background required. A minimum of 3-5 years care coordination experience in a medical setting; or Minimum 3-5 years as a medical assistant in an outpatient setting. Must have care plan development skills or chronic disease management experience; Efficiency in MS Word and Excel, and proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills. Maintain professional communication and presence, and be able to comprehend routine activities and problem-solve with assistance from the supervisor.

The candidate will be able to speak, read, write and comprehend English, ability to speak a second language is preferred. They would be able to demonstrate professional appropriate, effective and tactful communication skills including written, verbal and non-verbal, and be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, fractions and decimals. In addition, they should be able to walk, stand, and move, for a large part of the day. The care coordinator should be able to manipulate equipment, as well as lift and move objects, equipment and supplies. It is reasonable to anticipate lifting 20-25 pounds. The employee is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. They should be American Heart Association Basic Life support (BLS) certified.

Nurse Manager - School Based Health Center

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an energetic and experienced Registered Nurse with administrative experience, to manage the nursing staff in a dynamic and expanding School Based Health Program.

The Administrative Nursing Manager is part of the leadership team of the School Based Health (SBH) Program. He/she will be responsible for recruiting, hiring, staffing and clinical supervision of the nurses and medical assistants in the SBH program. The Administrative Nurse Manager will be involved in data collection and performance improvement activities. He/she will participate in the opening of new SBH Centers as our program expands. Duties will include occasionally providing direct clinical care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s degree in nursing required. Masters in Nursing or Health Administration preferred. Minimum of five (5) years clinical nursing experience required - pediatric ambulatory care experience preferred. NYS Registered Professional Nurse license is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

Internist

SUMMARY

MHHC is seeking a dynamic Internal Medicine Physician (Internist) to join our expanding Health Center in the Bronx.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines patients, orders or performs appropriate diagnostic tests, formulates diagnosis, directs or performs appropriate therapeutic treatment, and counsels patients
  • Counsels patients on diet, hygiene and preventive health care with accountability for clinical outcomes.
  • Provides patient medical follow-up and assists specialist in providing treatment for such patients.
  • Consult with appropriate medical specialist when necessary; refer patient to subspecialists when indicated
  • Ensure performance improvement initiatives are supported with timely and accurate data and consistent actions
  • Provides medical supervision to assigned staff or nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistants, medical residents, students and other paraprofessionals.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The position requires a medical degree from a medical college approved by the AMA along with experience in patient care in a large primary care environment.
  • Completed internship and residency training from an approved medical facility
  • Board certified or board eligible by specialty board
  • Must have strong focus on wellness and prevention, effective communication skills, compassion for engaging patients and EMR experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Focused on collaborative team-based care
  • Comfortable working in a high accountability environment and receiving and providing constructive feedback
  • Passionate about providing high quality care to low-income, underserved residents and those lacking access to health care
  • Spanish and/or Bengali language skills are very useful

MHHC is an approved site for the National Health Service Corp Loan Forgiveness Program www.nhsc.org

RN Supervisor

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking experienced Registered Nurses to be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of RNs, LPNs and MA’s in our busy, outpatient clinics. The RN Supervisor will collaborate with the Practice Manager to manage patient flow, ensure adequate staffing levels to meet changing workload needs and monitor quality assurance activities. The RN Supervisor will lead the nursing staff in delivering optimal patient care.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare unit for patient flow by organizing daily huddle
  • Perform patient triage - obtain/review vital signs, obtain chief complaint, performs problem-focused assessment and determines proper level of care (immediate access, urgent care, hospital, etc); Provides direct patient care as needed; acts as a patient advocate
  • Provides direct supervision to Nurses and Medical Assistants ensuring appropriate assessment and treatment of patient health; serves as key problem-solving resource for staff on patient issues
  • Ensures unit staff follow-up abnormal labs and imaging results
  • Provide health teaching and re-enforce instructions to patient from provider; administers treatment and assists provider with procedures
  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes; collects quality assurance data for performance improvement activities
  • Collaborates with Practice Manager on orienting/training, and evaluating nursing staff
  • Enforces safety measures, maintains hand hygiene and all infection control practices; takes corrective action as necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Baccalaureate degree in nursing or health administration preferred; The successful candidate will have at least three (3) years clinical nursing experience in an outpatient clinic; at least one (1) year Supervisory-level experience;. NYS RN license and CPR certification required; Bilingual English/Spanish is highly preferred.

Senior Care Coordinator - HIV Services

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking a dynamic individual with superior knowledge on care coordination in a clinical setting. The Senior CARE Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day running and supervision of Ryan White Medical Case Managers in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and related Program policies, procedures, and protocols. The incumbent will be responsible for performing quality improvement & assurance activities, ensuring case managers are meeting monthly benchmarks to ensure clinical outcomes are achieved. The candidate must be a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded individual with experience in scaling up programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordination:

  • Coordinates the delivery of care coordination services to HIV positive patients, which includes:
    • Supervising Medical Case Managers, coordinating appropriate division of caseload
    • Working closely with the Medical & Program Directors and Data Manager in assessing patient and programmatic needs to develop programmatic structure and tools to meet those needs, including in areas of treatment adherence education, prevention education, support group, and general case management
    • Establishing productivity goals for MCM staff and submits monthly Case Management activities report
    • Participating in HIV Primary Care QA process, assuming leadership where appropriate in the development and implementation of QA activities

Case Management/ Counseling:

  • Provides comprehensive case management services including:
    • Conducting intakes and psychosocial assessments of new HIV clients, and assumes responsibility for ensuring that an initial service plan is developed with the client, to include psychosocial needs and referrals, health education, and coordination of initial appointments with the Morris Heights HIV Specialist
    • Working with the Clinicians and patients to develop a comprehensive plan for medical treatment
    • Conducting educational sessions on medications, and treatment adherence, for new patients, patients who are changing regimens, and others who may need treatment education and support, as dictated by the standards of care recommended by the AIDS Institute and HRSA Guidelines
    • Providing ongoing coaching with MCM staff to ensure staff counsel patients in facilitating meaningful service plan with patients, upcoming appointments, including specialty, medical, and nutritional, partner notification with clients and the option of PreP;
    • Providing comprehensive case management including application for HASA, ADAP, SNPand other benefits; escort if necessary; referral for legal, mental health, housing, substance abuse services; etc.
    • Provides supportive mental health counseling for clients who are in need of services immediately (in crisis) mental health needs.
    • Establishes and maintains linkages with social service agencies including internal services to MHHC's Health Home,

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LMSW required; LCSW preferred;
  • A minimum of three years supervisory experience working with HIV positive clients required; At least two years post Master’s clinical experience preferred.
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with persons of varying educational and cultural backgrounds;
  • Excellent computer and data management skills;
  • Ability to interface with electronic health record system;
  • Strong verbal and written communication;
  • Strong knowledge of applicable laws specific to HIV testing and confidentiality;
  • Strong knowledge of New York based community resources for Persons living with HIV;
  • Experience in implementing quality improvement strategies;
  • Proficient in Word and Excel; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, think strategically and utilize superior judgment in making decisions. Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking, preferred.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Qualified applicants submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@mhhc.org.

MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities.

Data Coordinator - HIV Services

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking a dynamic individual with superior knowledge of data management in a clinical setting. The Data Coordinator will be responsible for generating HIV clinical data reports and analysis; Coordinate with MIS/CI team to ensure data integrity of clinical indicators entered in EClinical Works for Part A and FOCUS funded service activities; Develop and maintain HIV clinical databases; perform data upload to NY AIDS Institute (Eshare); Supports Ryan White Care activities by providing data to CARE service and PI teams; assist in providing clinical evaluation and provider performance based aggregate data reports on a monthly, and/or as needed basis; Reviews clinical deficiencies to improve quality assurance; Responsible for supporting the submission of annual RSR.

Must be able a critical thinker, strong detail to analysis; must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, able to work independently and in groups, meet project deadlines, and possess strong problem solving skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Input Part A related data in the Eshare (NYS web-data base)
  • Performs evaluation and analysis of data; prepares routine reports documenting results of findings; creates reports using MS Access, Excel, Word, or PowerPoint; participate in formal & informal presentation of findings.
  • Support Data Manager in preparing NYS and HRSA funded programs (HIV QUAL and RSR);
  • Prepares and submits reports for Part A and FOCUS funded activities (HIV, Hepatitis, B & C Screening)
  • Provides technical assistance and training to Providers on proper documentation in EMR; Designs and maintains summary reports for staff use and/or for federal and state funders.
  • Performs chart reviews and reviews findings with providers and other applicable clinical staff;
  • Reviews program reporting requirements and current data collection systems in order to ensure efficiency; design source and output documents; develops schedules; provides training for staff members and providers when new procedures are implemented.
  • Reviews procedures for the reporting of data by providers; institutes methods of monitoring information received in regard to timeliness, completeness and accuracy; designs and implements procedures to update information.
  • Collaborate and interface with IT and CI teams to maintain accurate reporting of HIV related services in the EMR.
  • Abstract census and other socio-demographic data for program development and planning purposes.
  • Provide analysis of HIV related data entered in the EMR; Assist Program Manager in preparing grant related reports.
  • Prepare monthly and annual data reports for review by the Department.
  • Analyze clinical end-user feedback and workflow;
  • Analyze existing data to map new forms and make improvements where necessary;
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Access, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, SPSS, & SAS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Informatics or related filed;
  • Two years of experience as a programmer &/or IT Support Technician; experience in healthcare preferred
  • Experience using E-clinical Works EMR-EHR and VFE / MEL programming preferred
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Office, SPSS, & SAS, SQL

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Qualified applicants submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@mhhc.org.

MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities

General Dentist

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking a full-time Dentist to join our fast-paced, patient focused dental practice delivering personalized dental care to the patients of our health center. The Dentist will be responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of dental and oral health conditions, planning of treatment and promotion of good oral health habits.

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will be a graduate of an accredited Dental School with DDS or DMD degree. GPR or AEGD completion preferred. Will have a minimum of (1) year of post residency experience and a strong interest in providing services largely geared to underserved populations. Valid, current New York State license in Dentistry required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

ABOUT US:

Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling.

Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to the non-contributory profit-sharing plan, employees are encouraged to participate in our pre-tax savings plan.

MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Qualified applicants submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@mhhc.org.

MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities.

Dietician

DIETICIAN

SUMMARY

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking a Registered Dietician to join our Health Education Department. The incumbent will develop and implement a plan of care based on the assessment of nutritional needs for patients with issues including but not limited to diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, weight management and HIV.

RESPONSIBILITES:

· Works collaboratively with the primary care teams and counsels individuals, families and community residents in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection and economics bearing in mind the individuals’ cultural background and lifestyle.

· Documents dietary history, assessment and nutritional goal setting in patients records.

· Works and collaborates with the chronic disease management team in planning, organizing and implementing group education sessions on diabetes, hypertension and any other programs as needed.

· Compiles materials on proper nutrition and keeps patients, staff and community residents aware of the ongoing education programs.

· Keeps abreast of available funds for the development of nutritional programs.

· Prepares the required data reports needed monthly by the granting agency.

· Participates in education and outreach efforts to the community as requested by the supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelors Degree in Nutrition Sciences, Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited College or University. Should have a minimum of two years of experience as a Nutritionist, preferably in a WIC program. Registered Dietician (RD) and Certified Dietician and Nutritionist (CDN) certifications are required. Bilingual English/Spanish is highly preferred. Must be flexible to work some evenings and some Saturday

Physical Therapist

SUMMARY
Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an experienced Physical Therapist to provide direct care and treatment to those patients who need physical therapy services to improve their activities of daily living.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients
  • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating the data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit
  • Administer manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient's strength, and decrease or prevent deformity and crippling
  • Test and measure patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency and record data
  • Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, and ultrasound machines
  • Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's electronic medical record
  • Obtain patients' informed consent to proposed interventions
  • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals
  • Direct and supervise supportive personnel, assessing their competence, delegating specific tasks to them and establishing channels of communication
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
  • At least two years of experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Current NYS License
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a PLUS

ABOUT US:
Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling.

Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to the non-contributory profit-sharing plan, employees are encouraged to participate in our pre-tax savings plan.
MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities. Visit our website: www.mhhc.org.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to provide nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) or Provider in meeting the needs of the patient. The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning. The LPN delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The LPN possesses excellent communication skills, is skillful in mentoring and teaching and participates on committees or projects.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform patient interview and intake; prepare patient for triage by RN
  • Obtain full set of vital signs and recognize and report results out of normal range
  • Collect specimens (urine, throat swabs, etc.)
  • Perform diagnostic point of care testing (blood glucose fingerstick, etc.)
  • Document care, including phone notes in the EMR
  • Follow up on abnormal labs and radiology results
  • Administer immunizations and medications according to acceptable standards for safety and infection control
  • Participate in patient and family education with documentation of teaching and patient response
  • Obtain prior approval for medical insurance and prescription refills
  • Maintain current American Heart Association basic life support (BLS) status
  • Actively participates in patient emergency events, including code blue
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends and topics in professional practice through participation in continuing education programs
  • Maintain patient care equipment and report any malfunction to the Charge Nurse, Site Director and head of purchasing
  • Contribute to excellent patient satisfaction by maintaining professional communication with patients, family members and colleagues, and providing safe and quality care.
  • Other job duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited school for Licensed Practical Nursing; Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience, preferably in an ambulatory care setting; Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required; Must be flexible, open to change and willing to participate in new initiatives in the department.

Family Nurse Practitioner (Full Time & Per Diem)

Provides comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age or sex, on continuing basis by performing the following duties: Performing physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician, ordering, interpreting, and evaluating diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients clinical problems and health care needs, recording physical findings, and formulating plan and prognosis, based on patients condition and submitting health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by Physician.

Qualifications: Graduated from an approved Nurse Practitioner Training Program; Two or more years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred; Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Family Physician (Full Time & Per Diem) Medical

Provides comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age or sex, on continuing basis; Conducts a program of primary care responsibility for examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients; Elicits history, examines patients, order, performs and interpret laboratory and x-ray examinations, diagnoses and performs or order necessary treatment; Participates in the developmental and implementation of the performance improvement program including the medical record, protocols for the medical management of health programs and an internal medical audit mechanism; Provides medical supervision to the assigned staff or nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistants, medical residents, student and other paraprofessionals.

Qualifications: Medical degree from a medical college approved by the American Medical Association; Completed internship and residency training from an approved medical facility; Two or more years of experience as a Family Practitioner is preferred; Board certified or board eligible by specialty board.

Medical Director - Internal Medicine (Full Time) Adult Medicine

The Medical Director will be responsible for the direction and coordination of clinical operations in a primary care setting. The incumbent will demonstrate proficiency in practice, planning and self-direction in building the Adult Medicine Practice. This position will be 80% clinical and 20% administrative. The Medical Director will participate in strategic and operational planning, establish productivity targets, and monitor performance measures. The Medical Director will demonstrate a high level of flexibility and commitment to meet the needs of a complex evolving patient care system and will advocate for quality patient care.

Qualifications: The position requires a NY State Board Certified Physician with previous management and leadership experience in a primary care setting; passionate about providing high quality care to low-income, underserved residents and those lacking access to health care;Spanish language skills are very useful.

Psychiatrist (Full Time) Behavioral Health

Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders by performing the following job responsibilities.

  • Conducts psychiatric evaluations, including mental status exams on assigned patients.
  • Assesses need for and prescribes psychotropic medications with appropriate monitoring and follow-up on effectiveness, drug interactions, contraindications and side effects.
  • Collaborates with RN/BSW as needed re: patient medical, laboratory, prescription issues.
  • Reviews treatment plans and authorizes with signature; Provides clinical feedback to treating clinicians.
  • Consults with other mental health staff, medical and primary care providers as appropriate.
  • Conducts individual and/or group therapy as instructed.
  • Documents all evaluations and treatment of patients in a timely manner in accordance with MHHC Principles of Practice and Quality Improvement protocols.
  • Consults with Medical Director and or VP of Behavioral health as needed on high risk cases involving suicide, domestic violence, other types of imminent danger to patient or others, abuse and neglect and court/legal action.
  • Participates in departmental meetings and staff development accordingly

Qualifications: Medical Degree from a college/university approved by American Medical Association and /or ECFMG; Two or more years of post residency experience as a Psychiatrist is preferred; Board Certification is required.

Social Worker/ Psychotherapist (Full Time) Behavioral Health

Delivers direct patient care services to children, adolescents, adults and family. Follows practices according to Articles 28 and 31, School-Based Health Centers, Joint Commission, DOH and other regulatory requirements. Treatment modalities include individual, family and group counseling within short-term therapy framework.

Qualifications: NYS-licensed - LMSW, LCSW, PhD; Bilingual Spanish/English is required.

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