DCPCA Job Postings
Helpdesk Support Specialist
The Helpdesk Support Specialist is a critical on-call technician responsible for efficient and timely hands-on tracking, troubleshooting, remediation, coordination and escalation of Level 2 and 3 functions for DCPCA’s Helpdesk. The Helpdesk Support Specialist is part of the DCPCA HIT team that supports eClinicalWorks (eCW) electronic health records (EHR) application along with BridgeIT reporting application and serves as an escalation liaison between DCPCA, participating health centers and the various software vendors. The main goal of this position will be to ensure daily support of the users providing primary care to their patients through their EHR. This position also supports DCPCA’s staff regarding their critical internal office support systems to ensure the organization meets it goals. Additionally, this position will assist with the support of DCPCA network infrastructure, server administration and data center operations.
Health Center Job Postings
Medical Assistant, Whitman Walker Health Center
Provides direct clinical care under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse or other clinician. Draws blood, gives injections, takes vital signs, and completes documentation of activities in the medical chart. Provides general assistance throughout the patient visit and during any applicable procedures. Note, there are two positions open with varying schedules. Both positions are full-time Monday to Friday and either from 8:00am-5:00pm or 9:30am-6:30pm.
Executive Assistant, Whitman Walker Health Center
Provide complex administrative support to the CEO, office of the CEO, and Board of Directors. Provide additional support as needed to other health center leadership, exercising discretion, independent judgment, and a strong desire to assist others.
Medical Adherence Nurse Case Manager,Whitman Walker Health Center
The RN Care Manager works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide primary and specialty care to patients who present with chronic illness, treatment adherence issues, and/or unstable status related to disease management, with particular emphasis on medical adherence, self-management, health promotion, and harm reduction. Develops care plans, refers patients to necessary internal and/or external resources (e.g., substance abuse, mental health), and monitors medical progress in accordance with premier quality care standards.
Director of Information Technology,Whitman Walker Health Center
This position is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at WWH. The Director of Information Technology (IT) will plan, coordinate, direct, and design all operations of the IT department, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance WWH mission-critical business operations and meet customer requirements. The Director of IT will work closely with health center staff to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective local and wide-area networks, integrated information systems, telephone system, electronic health record, and other mechanisms for data reporting and analysis, and telecommunications throughout the organization.
Staff Physician Primary Care, Whitman Walker Health Center
Provides medical evaluations and treatment for adult patients with chronic and acute health issues. Uses their expertise in primary care to provide high quality health care and medical education. Collaborates within a health care team to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. Comfortable working with diverse patients and staff. Provides services in accordance with Whitman-Walker Health’s mission.
Dental Hygienist, Whitman Walker Health Center
Provides high quality routine dental hygiene care to dental patients at the Clinic, following a patient centered model. Works with the Director of Dental Services, Staff Dentists and the rest of the dental and medical care team to ensure comprehensive, culturally sensitive dental care to all clients of the Clinic.
Research Specialist, Whitman Walker Health Center
Participates in the administration and implementation of research programs at the health center, working directly with study participants and ensuring that study protocols are followed accurately. Compiles necessary records and performs data entry and other administrative tasks for the trials.
Public Benefits and Insurance Navigator, Whitman Walker Health Center
At Whitman-Walker, our commitment to “Community, Caring and Quality” really shines through! Our mission is to be the highest quality, culturally competent community health center serving greater Washington’s diverse urban community, including individuals who face barriers to accessing care, and with a special expertise in LGBT and HIV care. We offer a full line of healthcare services including: (1) comprehensive outpatient offerings for medical and dental healthcare; (2) an on-site Pharmacy; (3) legal support in the areas of access to health care, public benefits and private insurance, discrimination and workplace rights, immigration, transgender rights and others; (4) behavioral healthcare provided through individual and group therapy; and (5) confidential and anonymous HIV testing and counseling services.
Client Services Representative, Whitman Walker Health Center
Serves as WWH’s primary client service representative for a centralized medical support department. This employee also obtains and maintains client demographic and insurance information, inputs information in e-Clinical Works (eCW) electronic medical record, and schedules clients for any and all Clinic services. Additionally the Client Services Representative performs duties pertaining to registration, appointment scheduling and patient check-in/check-out.
Communications Intern, Whitman Walker Health Center
Tasked with assisting in work that ensures the interests, purpose and mission of the WWH are clearly articulated in all internal and external communications, including media, newsletters, publications, signage and websites.
Staff Accountant, Whitman Walker Health Center
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Grants Manager in all grant and contract functions from budgeting, billing, revenue calculation, collections, reporting, site visits, and close-out. The Staff Accountant will also assist in other general accounting activities to include the year end and A-133 audits, the preparation of the annual operating budget, monthly general ledger and bank reconciliations, timesheet review, indirect cost proposal submission, excluded party vendor checks, other projects and accounting duties as assigned.
RN Care Manager, Whitman Walker Health Center
The RN Care Manager works as part of multidisciplinary team to provide primary and specialty care to patients who present with chronic illness, treatment adherence issues and/or unstable status related to disease management, with particular emphasis on medical adherence, self-management, health promotion and harm reduction. Develops care plans, refers patients to necessary internal and/or external resources and monitors medical progress in accordance with premier quality care standards.
HIV Prevention Manager, La Clinica del Pueblo
The HIV Prevention Manager will work within the Community Health Action Department to implement strategies to reduce the health disparities and to decrease the incidence of HIV/AIDS experienced by the local Latino community. This position manages the day-to-day operation of La Clinica’s HIV prevention efforts including community education, HIV counseling, testing, and referral in non-clinical settings in suburban Maryland and the District of Columbia, and routine HIV screening in medical settings. Click here for more information.
Mental Health Therapist, La Clinica del Pueblo
To collaborate with the MH/SA Department Director, and Tele-MH Coordinator in overall program development and implementation. To provide evaluation, counseling and therapy services as needed to a diverse population both onsite and through Video-conferencing technology. Provide feedback, attend meetings with core team, and actively participate in the development, facilitation and implementation of the new Tele-Mental Health program. Quality patient care, patient satisfaction and teamwork toward the enhancement of the program are the primary goals. Click here for more information.
Family Physician, La Clinica del Pueblo
La Clinica del Pueblo, a Federally Qualified Health Center, is seeking an enthusiastic, skilled family physician (nurse practitioner/PA) to join a dedicated, mission-driven, quality focused, team of primary care providers, nurses, and support staff serving a mostly Spanish-speaking, low-income immigrant community in Washington DC. Click here for more information.
Family Practitioner, Mary’s Center
Mary’s Center is looking for a Family Practitioner who will provide primary medical care for adult patients of Mary’s Center, responsible for initiating assessment, diagnosis and the implementation of a range of care interventions for patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed health problems. Mary’s Center is located in beautiful Washington, DC and has two sites less three-miles from our DC locations. We offer a competitive salary, annual continuing medical education leave, and the possibility of four-day weeks. We use electronic medical records with virtual access from home.
Assistant Director of Nursing, Unity Health Care
The Assistant Director of Nursing is primarily responsible for developing standards of care for nursing staff. This will include, but not limited to, assisting in implementing and monitoring of the standards established per defined process; providing nursing supervision and consultation to the nurse managers/coordinators; coordinating nursing related education to comply with department, institutional policies and procedures and standards of practice. Required Education/Required Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Masters preferred). Click here for more information.
Grants Management Specialist, Unity Health Care
The Grants Management Specialist is primarily responsible for the writing, monitoring and reporting of all grants and programs relative to the publicly funded grant awards for Unity Health Care, Inc. Writing federal and local government grant applications and contract proposals for funds to support the work and mission of Unity Health Care Submitting complete reports to funding agencies to ensure compliance with all reporting requirements with Unity program staff regarding specific grant and contract requirements Monitoring grant and contract programs for compliance with relevant requirements Required Education/Required Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care field /Master’s preferred. Required Experience: 2-5 years grants management.
Medical Billing and Coding Processor, Unity Health Care
The Medical Billing and Coding Processor function is a primary source for data and information used in health care today, and promotes provider/patient continuity, accurate database information, and the ability to optimize reimbursement. The coding function also ensures compliance with established coding guidelines, third party reimbursement policies, regulations and accreditation guidelines. Performs a comprehensive review for the record to assure the presence of all component parts such as: patient and record identification, signatures and dates where required and other necessary data in the presence of all reports which appear to be indicated by the nature of the treatment rendered. Support the Senior Medical Billing and Coding Specialist to respond to audit findings and make applicable coding additions or corrections. Utilizes the EMR system to run required daily/monthly/quarterly reports on claims entered. Required Education/Required Training: High School diploma or GED required/Associates’ degree preferred, Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience using ICD-9-CM, Volumes 1- 3, CPT, HCPCS, and IHS coding conventions. CPMA, CFPC, CPC-P or CPC certification is required.
Mental Health Clinician, Unity Health Care
The Mental Health Clinician is primarily responsible for conducting evidenced based Counseling services activities as defined within the DC Department of Mental Health Community. This includes, but not limited to, conducting comprehensive Psych-Social evaluation on inmates admitted to the Mental Health unit within 24 hours of admission; coordinating an individualized treatment plan in concert with the treatment team for inmates; developing a comprehensive discharge plan for each inmate, linking inmates with Core Services Agencies under contract with Department of Mental Health, and linking inmates with health care provider; identifying Community based resources and family based resources for each inmate and include within the Discharge plan; and applying for and assisting the inmate in applying for Identification cards, Health insurance, medication assistance, and other income assistance programs; ability to provide On-Call services. Click here for more information.
Physician-Family Practice, Unity Health Care
The Family Practice Physician is primarily responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, counseling, and continued comprehensive health care of UHC patients, as appropriate. Required Education/Required Training: Graduate of an accredited school of Medicine. Licensed or eligibility as an MD in DC, a DC Controlled Substance Number, and a Federal DEA Number, Dispensing certificate, CPR certification and other applicable statuses which addresses the provision of medical and medically related services in DC. All Licenses held must be current and retained in good standing. Minimum 2 years’ experience (post Board eligibility requirements) in a position where clinical experience was gained, one of which training and/or experience in a related administrative position was done in a similar health service organization. Must have a minimum of at least 2 hospital privileges in the District of Columbia. -Bilingual- Spanish/Amharic and Community Health Center experience a plus . NHSC scholars and loan re-payers encouraged to apply.
Health Services Finance Manager (Full Time), Community of Hope
Position Summary: The Health Services and Finance Manager provides support in the monitoring of the day-to-day functions and performance of patient billing and revenue collections and manages grants reporting function for all Health Services contracts and grants. The Health Services and Finance Manager is also responsible for ensuring that all financial information related to Health Services income is complete and accurate. Click here for more information.
Medical Director, Unity Health Care
The Medical Director is primarily responsible for coordination of the daily activities of the various disciplines of the organization’s health center team and serves as the liaison between Unity and the community. This includes, but not limited to, the daily operations of a clinical site, including direct supervision of all personnel working at the designated site. Required Education/Required Training: Graduate of an accredited school of Medicine, residency school and CDS licenses required. Licensed or eligibility as an MD in DC, a DC Controlled Substance Number, and a Federal DEA Number, Dispensing certificate, CPR certification and other applicable statuses which addresses the provision of medical and medically related services in DC. All Licenses held must be current and retained in good standing. -Bilingual- Spanish/Amharic and Community Health Center experience a plus. EOE
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist, Unity Health Care
The Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders, counseling, and continued health care of UHC child, adolescent, and adult patients, as appropriate. By the very nature of the profession, the level of assignment will call for a maximum degree of knowledge, professional judgment, and ingenuity. Obtains clinical histories. Performs full range of Psychiatric services to include: examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients including family education and therapy if indicated. Determines tests needed, and orders and interprets clinical and laboratory results. Assists in the development of comprehensive and therapeutic treatment plans for an assigned caseload and provides direct services based on established treatment. Evaluates psychotropic medication needs of patients and recommends the appropriate treatments to patients with treatment consent obtained from parents or guardian when appropriate. Manages on-site crisis intervention.
Community Health Worker, Mary’s Center (January, 2014)
A Community Health Worker’s (CHW) role is to support the clinical activities supervised by the RN Care Coordinators to ensure coordinated care and support for CCIN participants. Responsible for the recruitment of and outreach to CCIN participants. Outreach activities will be conducted in homes, hospitals, and neighborhoods. Connect identified adults in need of health and social services to their Primary Care Provider at each respective clinic. Perform assignments related to the service goals and objectives of the program as contracted.
Other Job Postings
Program Evaluator (Statistician), D.C. Office on Aging
This position is located in the D.C. Office on Aging (DCOA), Office of the Executive Director. The D.C. office on Aging’s mission is to advocate, plan, implement and monitor programs on health, education, employment, and social services which promote longevity, independence, dignity and choice for our senior citizens. This position requires a trained statistician with data entry, database management and control, gerontology programs evaluation capabilities. Works closely with all divisions within the agency.
Grant Writer, Providence Health Foundation
Providence is seeking an experienced Grants Writer to join as a full-time member of its successful fundraising team. Reporting to the Director of Grants, the Grants Writer will research potential funders, write proposals, and prepare timely and accurate reports to private, corporate and government funders. The Grants Writer should be an excellent communicator, orally and in writing, as well as a strategic thinker who can collaborate with senior physicians and administrative staff to develop compelling proposals.
Director of Grants, Providence Health Foundation
The Director of Grants coordinates the Foundation’s grants program from private, corporate and government sources and in this capacity serves as the liaison with local, regional and national funders, with the Foundation’s Board and Providence Hospital management. She/he directs grant writers and managers to identify fundable projects, conduct research, write and submit all grant proposals. He/she provides required oversight for grant award management.