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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Site Director, Family Team Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts

Are you passionate about serving our communities most vulnerable and resilient citizens? Do you have experience working with underserved populations?

Our mission at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) is to ensure unconditionally equitable and dignified access to the highest quality health care for all individuals and families experiencing homelessness in our community.

We are seeking an extraordinary nurse practitioner or physician assistant to manage the daily administrative and clinical responsibilities for our newly established BHCHP Clinic. This exciting role offers the opportunity to utilize your clinical, and managerial skills and knowledge to deliver patient centered and trauma informed, care to children and adults who are at risk for, or are experiencing, homelessness. The clinic offers an opportunity for BHCHP and Horizons for Homeless Children to collaborate to serve the families that utilize these services.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive, high quality episodic and/or primary care.

  • Elicit an appropriate history, perform physical examinations, order diagnostic studies, interpret results and initiate therapy in accordance with the Guidelines for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.

  • Refer patients as appropriate to medical specialists, hospital admission, recuperative care and detox facilities, providing appropriate information for continuity of care.

  • Participate in collaborative relationship with BHCHP physician according to the Regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Provide education to patients on health promotion and disease treatment and prevention.

  • Work as part of multi-disciplinary team in caring for patients.

  • Oversee and monitor clinical operations, including direct care and management activities.

  • Interview, hire, supervise and evaluate staff according to established personnel policies and procedures of BHCHP

  • Establish and maintain the working collaborative relationship with the Horizons for Children executive administration and staff.

  • Provide oversight of services offered at the clinic (primary care with addiction services, pediatric and adult visits, phlebotomy).

  • Develop policies and procedures for clinical operations in conjunction with the Medical and Operational leadership.

  • Serve as the Vaccine Manager for the BHCHP Family Team

  • Co-chair monthly staff meetings and participate in BHCHP committees: Clinical Operations, Management, Quality & Efficiency.

  • Develop and sustain an environment that supports excellence in clinical practice through planning and implementing programs that contribute to positive patient outcome and quality measures.

  • With a focus on equity, serve as a resource/mentor to staff regarding professional development, participation in BHCHP equity and diversity trainings.

  • Ownership of clinic regulatory processes to meet or exceed Federal, State and local regulatory standards.

    Qualifications:

  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Registered or eligible to be registered with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency

  • Pediatric care experience required

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Able to travel to different sites

  • Able to stand for long periods of time

    Does this amazing opportunity interest you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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