Overview

Company Overview :

Health disparities among New Yorkers are large, persistent and increasing. Public Health Solutions (PHS) exists to change that trajectory, and support vulnerable New York City families in achieving optimal health and building pathways to reach their potential.

As the largest public health nonprofit serving New York City, we improve health outcomes and help communities thrive by providing services directly to vulnerable low-income families, supporting community-based organizations through our long-standing public-private partnerships, and bridging the gap between healthcare and community services. We focus on a wide range of public health issues including food and nutrition, health insurance, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, tobacco control, and HIV/AIDS. To learn more about our work, please visit healthsolutions.org .

Program Description:

Our sexual and reproductive health centers, located in Fort Greene and Brownsville, provide affordable, comprehensive, and confidential reproductive and sexual healthcare to more than 4,000 people, including adolescents each year. We offer a complete range of services, including free walk-in pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, preconception care, prenatal care, birth control, emergency contraception, medication abortion, sexual and reproductive healthcare for all genders, teens’ sexual healthcare, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and counseling, mental health services, and health education.

Position Summary :

PHS seeks a Patient Care Facilitator for our PHS Fort Greene Center to perform Medical Assistant functions
and assist in clinical operations by facilitating a smooth patient flow .

Specifically, the Patient Care Facilitator will :

·       Direct patients to the appropriate center areas (which may involve escorting patients when indicated) and facilitate a smooth clinic flow.

·       Orient patients to SRH Center services, including prenatal, family planning and GYN services, either individually or in groups.

·       Prepare and assist with the examination and treatment of the patient, providing concurrent support and reassurance to the patient, and facilitating communication between the patient and the provider of service, including translation as appropriate.

·       Maintain supplies, including inventory, unpacking, and storage in the patient care areas.

·       Sterilize and store instruments and containers.

·       Ascertain that all pertinent information is included in the patient’s record and inform the appropriate nursing staff regarding any information pertinent to the care of the patient.

·       Participate in appropriate learning experiences designed to maintain competence in the role and to enhance and enrich the job experience.

·       Complete laboratory tests as requested by the medical provider including: drawing blood, urine dipstick, pregnancy tests, hematocrit, Ora-Quick, and glucose challenge and tolerance tests.

·       Conduct HIV pretest counseling.

·       Record laboratory tests processed and follow up on labs received/not received in electronic medical record.

·       Perform and record quality control test.

·       Assist with and take inventory as assigned.

·       Perform other related activities as shall be deemed appropriate by center management.

Qualifications and Skills:

·   Graduation from a senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma issued by a local Board of Education or a State Education Department or possession of a G.E.D. Certificate issued by the Armed Forces.

·       One to two years of full time experience as an assistant in a doctor’s office or in a hospital or any other acceptable health service.

·       Phlebotomy skills.

·       Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, not required.

·       Experience using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

·       Computer skills.

·       Must be willing to travel to various locations that are accessible via public transportation.

·       Salary: $38,000.00

 

NOTE:  All applicants must comply with PHS’ vaccination policy.  Effective October 1, 2021, employees will be required to provide verification that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with an FDA-authorized vaccine).

PHS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and veterans.

About Public Health Solutions

Health disparities among New Yorkers are large, persistent and increasing. Public Health Solutions (PHS) exists to change that trajectory and support New Yorkers and their families in achieving optimal health and building pathways to reach their potential. As the largest public health nonprofit serving New York City, we improve health outcomes and help communities thrive by providing services directly to low-income families, supporting community-based organizations through our long-standing public-private partnerships, and bridging the gap between healthcare and community services. We focus on a wide range of public health issues including food and nutrition, health insurance, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, tobacco control, and HIV/AIDS. Learn more about our work at healthsolutions.org.