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Deputy Director, Quality Improvement and Health Informatics

Working under the direction of the Director of Quality Improvement and Operations, the Quality Improvement and Health Informatics Manager coordinates and supports key quality improvement initiatives and clinical data analytics projects on behalf of DCPCA-member Community Health Centers. This position works closely with DCPCA’s HIT Department on projects that combine Health Information Technology (HIT) and Quality Improvement (QI) activities.  Read More.

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: jobs@dcpca.org

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Director of Nursing, Unity Health Care

The Director of Nursing is primarily responsible for administering the nursing program in the clinic to maintain standards of patient care. This includes, but not limited to, advising medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing services; developing standards of care for nursing staff in relationship to DC and/or correctional health policies in collaboration with the Health Administrator, if applicable. Required Education/Required Training: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing/Masters preferred. Licensed or eligibility as RN in DC. CPR certification. Required Experience: Minimum of 5 years clinical experience with supervisory experience. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in acute care/ambulatory care. Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. EOE

Physician-Family PracticeUnity Health Care

The Physician-Family Practice 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. Required Experience: 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. EOE

Medical DirectorUnity 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 PsychiatristUnity 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. Required Education/Required Training: Must have current DC License, DEA, and CDS registrations. Graduate of an accredited Medical School, Psychiatric Residency Program and Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Fellowship Program. Board eligible or board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Must be willing to accept “on call” duties on a regular rotation. All Licenses held must be current and retained in good standing. -Bilingual- Spanish/Amharic and Community Health Center experience a plus. – NHSC scholars and loan re-payers encouraged to apply. EOE

The La Clinica del Pueblo, Medical Interpreter Coordinator

Position Emphasis: The language Access Coordinator ensures all language services requests are timely processed and successfully filled. The coordinator is in constant and close communication with patients, providers and interpreters and assists them to ensure patient and provider satisfaction. The coordinator also communicates with government contacts to obtain services’ approvals. The coordinator may need to assist with phone calls and provide phone interpretation as needed.

Qualifications: BA or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bilingual: fluent in Spanish and English.

  • Two years experience in medical interpreting or related healthcare work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal customer service skills, ability to work with other language minorities
  • Experience working with the limited English communities
  • Computer Proficiency (Word, Excel) database management experience required

Salary Range: $38,897- $62,134
Closing Date: April 5, 2014.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should include their name, position they are applying for in the subject line of the advertisement. Please send resume and cover letter to: resume2@lcdp.org. Visit our website: www.lcdp.org (E0E)

The La Clinica del Pueblo, Primary Care Mental Health Therapist

The La Clinica del Pueblo is searching for a Primary Care Mental Health Therapist to deliver brief services to patients and primary care providers using an integrated care model. The Mental Health Therapist will be responsible for providing support to medical providers and patients, collaborating closely with the Patient Services and Mental Health Departments, and conducting screenings, brief assessments and diagnostic consultations, medication adherence, education and crisis interventions as well as short-term brief therapy and referrals to other needed mental health services.

Qualifications: The MH Therapist II must be able to function in a fast-paced bilingual primary care environment. Qualified candidates must:

  • Have a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology from accredited university
  • Be licensed at the LICSW/LPC level in DC;
  • Be fluent in Spanish and English;
  • Minimum 2 years experience providing individual, family and/or group therapy to Latino population;
  • Be able to multi-task within a fast-paced environment serving patients that have complex social, psychological and medical needs;
  • Function well as a team player within the medical team, collaborating with medical assistants, providers and other staff members within the Patient Services and MH/SA Department.
  • Have basic knowledge of evidence-based behavioral assessments and interventions relevant to medical conditions, e.g., disease management; treatment adherence; and lifestyle change; ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments and initial diagnosis;
  • Be flexible and positive when dealing with frequent interruptions, scheduling changes and space sharing in collaboration with medical team members, including providers, MA’s and reception;
  • Have experience providing behavioral-focused and solution-focused interventions (usually lasting 20 minutes or less) within a short-term framework of three to five sessions or less.
  • Be a good team player
  • Be able to perform consultations and give provider feedback on the fly
  • Proficiency in the identification and treatment of mental disorders;
  • Be competent in knowledge of local resources for outside referrals;
  • Be able to document in electronic medical record

Closing Date: March 19, 2014.

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should include their name, position they are applying for in the subject line of the advertisement.  Please send resume and cover letter to: resume2@lcdp.org.  Visit our website: www.lcdp.org (E0E)

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.

Physician Assistant , Bread for the City (July 2013)

The Physician Assistant is a member of a team of Medical Clinic providers offering primary care services to our patients. He/she provides the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance. The Physician Assistant is also a member of the greater Bread for the City team and furthers the Bread for the City mission in his/her daily work with clients and other staff. He/she works collaboratively within the Medical Clinic and across program areas toward the goals and objectives of the organization.

To Apply:
Please email a cover letter that speaks to your interest, qualifications and resume to: work@breadforthecity.org with “Physician Assistant” in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Nurse Practitioner, Bread for the City (July 2013)
The Nurse Practitioner is a member of a team of Medical Clinic providers offering primary care services to our patients. He/she provides the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance. The Nurse Practitioner is also a member of the greater Bread for the City team and furthers the Bread for the City mission in his/her daily work with clients and other staff. He/she works collaboratively within the Medical Clinic and across program areas toward the goals and objectives of the organization.

To Apply:
Please email a cover letter that speaks to your interest, qualifications and resume to: work@breadforthecity.org with “Nurse Practitioner” in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Family Practitioner, Mary’s Center (May 2013)

The family practitioner will function as one of the primary medical services providers for Mary’s Center, responsible for initiating assessment, diagnosis and the implementation of a range of care interventions for patient presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed health problems.

Pediatrician, Mary’s Center (May 2013)
The Pediatrician will function as one of the primary pediatrics medical services providers for Mary’s Center. Must possess a M.D. or D.O. degree and a current license to practice Medicine in the District of Columbia. A board certification and/or eligibility in Pediatrics are preferable. A minimum of two (2) years of practicing pediatrics medicine in a community health clinic environment and/or experience in working with immigrant or economically-disadvantaged populations in a maternal/child healthcare setting highly desirable. A thorough understanding and knowledge of patient confidentiality issues and HIPAA compliance/regulations are essential. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

Other Job Postings

Care Manager, Complex Integrated Care Management – Registered Nurse
Shift: Days / Monday- Friday
Hours: 8a-5p
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, up to mid- 70Ks range + bonus potential
Email resumes to: tdwilliams@amerihealthcaritas.com
Click here to officially apply immediately: Care Manager, Complex Integrated Care Management -RN

Summary: Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Care Coordination, the Case Manager assumes the overall accountability for the identification of members/consumers (M/C) appropriate for care coordination and/or case management program services. The Case Management/Care Coordination (CM/CC) program is a blended model that provides comprehensive case management and disease management services to the highest risk health plan M/Cs. Completes a comprehensive case management assessment and gathers pertinent information about the M/C’s needs by interviewing the M/C, appropriate family members, physicians, ancillary health professionals and others as necessary. Is responsible for the development of the M/C’s interdisciplinary individualized plan of care including short term and long term goals in collaboration with the M/C. Monitors and evaluates the M/C’s progress towards meeting goals and initiates appropriate interventions as necessary. Serves as an advocate for the member and acts as a liaison between the M/C and other community based agencies, facilities, providers, and practitioners in coordinating the M/C’s care. Refers M/C as appropriate for other services such as Special Needs and Pharmacy. Works closely with the assigned Case Management Technician, to manage the M/C’s care needs. Assumes a leadership role in monitoring appropriate utilization of the M/C’s benefits and in coordinating with other payor sources. Understands, supports, and practices within the scope of the District’s Nurse Practice Act and the Case Management Practice Standards established by the Case Management Society of America (CMSA). This position receives no direct or indirect incentive for determinations made in applying utilization and case management guidelines, selecting providers for services, or in the assignment of M/C benefits.

Position Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Unrestricted DC RN licensure and three (3) years clinical practice experience in Pediatrics.
  • Eligible for Certification in Case Management within one year of accepting position. Successful attainment of Case Management certification is highly recommended.
  • 3 to 5 years of Case Management experience required, telephonic case management exp. pref’d.

 

Clinical Care Reviewer Utilization Management – Registered Nurse
Shift: Days/ Monday- Friday
Hours: 8a-5p
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, up to mid- 70Ks range + bonus potential
Email resumes to tdwilliams@amerihealthcaritas.com
Click here to officially apply immediately: Clinical Care Reviewer Utilization Management- REGISTERED NURSE

Summary: Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Utilization Management, the Clinical Care Nurse is responsible for completing medical necessity reviews using AMHP policies and procedures; Reviews inpatient /outpatient services requiring Plan approval, reviews may be done pre-service, concurrently or retrospectively; Assesses and appropriately channels /facilitates discharge planning requests; Consistently applies medical health benefit policy and medical management guidelines to authorize services; Appropriately identifies and refers requests to the Medical Director when guidelines are not met.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Registered Nurse graduated from an accredited Diploma, Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree program
  • Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years nursing experience, in related Pediatrics, ER, and Critical Care.
  • Managed care or Utilization review experience desired
  • Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
  • Current Washington DC Registered Nurse License required

 

Supervisor, RN Integrated Care Management – Registered Nurse
Shift: Days/ Monday- Friday
Hours: 8a-5p
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, up to mid- 80Ks range + bonus potential
Email resumes to tdwilliams@amerihealthcaritas.com
Click here to officially apply immediately: Supervisor, RN, Integrated Care Management- RN

Summary: Under the supervision of Senior Manager, Care Coordination, the Supervisor RN Care Management is responsible to provide daily oversight of the care coordination unit and provide clinical direction, organization, and monitoring of all Care Coordination services. Responsible for direct supervisory oversight of the staff that are conducting case management screening, care coordination, case management, and other supportive functions.

Position Qualifications/Requirements:
Individuals who supervise case management practices, must have at least one of the following qualifications:

  • A bachelors (or higher) degree in a health related field and licensure as a health professional (where such licensure is available); or
  • Certification as a case manager (as documented and accepted on URAC’s website@ www.urac.org); or Professional certification in a clinical specialty and at least three (3) years experience as a case manager; and

If they have directly supervised the case management process for three or more years, hold a certification as a case manager.

  • Licenses, Registrations or Certification
  • Valid driver’s license with car insurance
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse License in Washington DC

Other

  • Certification as a Case Manager (as accepted by URAC) required within 1 year of accepting position.
  • Three – five years of Case Management

 

Care Manager, MSW/RN (Behavioral Health)
Shift: Days / Monday- Friday
Hours: 8a-5p
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, up to mid- 70Ks range + bonus potential.
Email resumes to tdwilliams@amerihealthcaritas.com
Click here to officially apply immediately: Care Manager II – RN or MSW Behavioral Health

Summary: Care Manager II is responsible for understanding the Behavioral Service Delivery System and access to that system. Work closely with Member, Member’s family, and providers to determine appropriate level of care to meet treatment needs. Care Managers are responsible to ensure that treatment delivered is appropriately utilized and meets the Member’s needs in the least restrictive, least intrusive manner possible.

Qualifications/Skills
Education:

  • Graduate degree from an accredited educational program in Social Work, Clinical/Counseling Psychology, or Nursing.
  • Must hold a valid, unrestricted state license in a behavioral health specialty or nursing.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years post-graduate clinical experience or equivalent combination of education and clinically related work experience
  • Minimum of one-year experience working with a managed care system.
  • Minimum of one-year experience in Behavioral Health Service Delivery System.
  • Previous Supervision or proven leadership experience required.
  • Knowledge base in medical management , preferably Medicaid Managed Care Systems

Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal personnel and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • PC skills and experience utilizing Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Power Point

 

 

Clinical Trainer Systems Administrator
Shift: Days / Monday- Friday
Hours: 8a-5p
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, up to high 70Ks range + bonus potential.
Email resumes to tdwilliams@amerihealthcaritas.com
Click here to officially apply immediately: Clinical Trainer System Administrator

The Clinical Trainer/System Administrator plans, develops and conducts education and training programs for staff necessary to meet the organization’s business objectives, regulatory guidelines and improve skills and professional growth and development.

Assists with training on utilization of Medical Management software platform and applications utilized by Utilization Management and Case Management staff as requested. Maintains a current knowledge base with regard to rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to the implementation of all Medical Management functions: Intake, Prior Authorization, Concurrent Review, Discharge Planning, Alternate Services, DME, Appeals and Case Management. Coordinates clinical and process orientation for all new hires. Works with Clinical Services system vendors and IS to ensure medical management applications function appropriately and that all upgrades, enhancements and implementations are successful. Coordinates system configuration changes, including tables, options, rules, and assessments and oversees system testing to make sure systems are working as expected. Works with various IS and vendor project managers to coordinate creation and successful migration of customizations. Sets up, maintains, updates, as needed, provider portal rules and trigger tools. Maintains the integrity of the rules engine. Assist with training and support of the provider portal users.
Uses clinical knowledge and criteria expertise to assist with creation and delivery of inter-rater reliability testing and InterQual end user training. Arranges and coordinates guest speakers offering educational programs with the provision of CEUs for professional staff.

Requirements:

  • Current RN license in the District of Columbia
  • 3-5 yrs. nursing experience in related clinical setting in addition to Case Management and/or Utilization Management/Prior Authorization
  • InterQual/Care Enhanced Review Manager experience
  • Proficient PC skills in a Windows based environment
  • Please note this position will be located in Washington, DC


 

 

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