Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an energetic and organized candidate for the position of “Program Director” for our growing School Based Health Program.
Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has a record of distinction
as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding
areas in the Bronx. The MHHC School Based Health Program currently manages
20 medical clinics within public schools in the Bronx, offering medical,
mental health, health education, dental and youth development services
to low-income youth. The program is expanding and will be opening additional
school clinics over the next year.
The Program Director is responsible for operational support (supplies,
staffing, and equipment) for 10 School Based Health Clinics (SBHC), and
is a member of the leadership team of the School Based Health Program.
He/she must have knowledge of NYCDOE systems and have the ability to navigate
the varying and complex rules and regulations governing SBHC. It is critical
that the Program Director have strong communication skills, verbal and
written, as it requires the ability to work well with diverse staff and
community stakeholders including principals, teachers, students, paraprofessionals,
as well as clear documentation in terms of reports and proposal writing.
Supervisory experience is a must as the Program Director will have direct
supervision of staff and projects. He/she will be engaged in the Performance
Improvement Committee for SBHC and will be required to identify and in
some cases lead collaborative and non-invasive research (includes organizing
and arranging and evaluating processes & practices). The Program Director
is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of the
SBHC Network Program, including all grant related tasks, reporting, budgeting,
data collection & reporting, compliance with program goals & objectives
and identification and pursuit of funding for sustainability. The SBHC
Network Programs are funded by a variety of grants, NYSDOH, NYCDOH, and
other funders and requires very strict program fidelity, reporting and
BENEFITS AND SALARY:
Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive
benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage
includes medical, dental and vision 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-taxed savings plan.
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or other
related area. At least 2 years of experience in grants management, staff
management and experience in planning and implementing programs. The ideal
candidate is organized, detail-oriented, has excellent communication and