Employment

HRSA National Health Service Corps
Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a résumé and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.

HEALTH BRIGADE IS PROUD TO BE AN INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION

Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.


Clinic Manager

Part-Time M-F (4 hrs per day)

JOB SUMMARY: The clinic manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the medical clinic and for managing the patient experience for a diverse safey net medical clinic. Using both clinical knowledge and knowledge of HB policies and procedures, the clinic manager works collaboratively with the medical director, staff, and volunteers to ensure efficient and effective care delivery. Responsible for functioning of practice including management of staff, workflow development, patient schedule management, financial compliance and oversight of inventory, patient, provider and staff satisfaction and safety compliance. Operationalizes procedures and implements performance improvement strategies within the practice. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes good team work and reflects the mission and values of inclusive and trauma informed care. Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to resolve issues within the practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong fund of medical knowledge – minimal training as LPN or RN; advanced medical training and college degree, and bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Knowledge of ambulatory care essential; background in clinic procedures including schedule management, registration, use of electronic medical record, and patient flow.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of management experience in a practice setting
  • Current BLS

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Strong clinical management skills (patient triaging, staff supervision and scheduling)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including but not limited to use of Word, Excel, Outlook, reporting software and electronic medical records
  • Strong leadership skills that inspire confidence and motivation of staff
  • Sound decision-making and professional judgement
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize competing needs

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise day to day clinical operations of HB medical clinic
  • On-board and direct clinic volunteers (except medical providers) including orientation, training, and scheduling, in collaboration with the Volunteer Program Manager
  • Support patient workflow by assisting in triage and making necessary adjustments to schedules, working with providers, staff, and Medical Director
  • Manage non-provider clinic staff, including team meetings, schedules, supervision, etc.
  • Coordinate staff and volunteer coverage for scheduled visits, ensuring visit capacity for patients and providers.
  • Communicate resourcing issues and needs to the Medical Director
  • Work closely with QI & Integrated Care Manager to provide data and other information needed for grants and reporting.
  • Manage all sub programs of medical clinic, including appropriate auditing, staffing, education and reporting to Medical Director and other entities as required
  • Manage purchasing, equipment maintenance, and all certifications for clinic operations.
  • Provide oversite of staff health records and requirements, including flu vaccine and PPD screening, etc. in collaboration with the HR & Facilities Manager.
  • Ensure compliance with clinical /patient care standards and established policies and procedures.
  • Assure safe, clean, and well-maintained facilities in collaboration with the Medical Director and HR & Facilities Manager, including tracking and adherence to all regulations and compliance standards
  • Ensure alignment with HB Mission & Values and adheres to trauma informed care principles
  • Follow all agency policy and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Polly Foster, HR & Operations Manager at pfoster@healthbrigade.org. No calls please. 


Medical Assistant

Full or Part-Time M-F

Health Brigade is seeking a Medical Assistant in a full-time or part-time capacity to provide adult primary care services in our medical clinic.  As the oldest charitable clinic in Virginia, Health Brigade remains a progressive, welcoming and safe, integrated health home for patients from all walks of life.  If you are seeking a collaborative, flexible and meaningful work environment, this position is for you.

 

Job summary:  The medical assistant is responsible for providing direct care to patients within their scope of practice for a diverse safety net medical clinic. Using both clinical knowledge and knowledge of HB policies and procedures, the medical assistant works collaboratively with the medical director, clinic director, clinic providers, staff and volunteers to ensure efficient and effective care delivery. Responsible for on-and off-site laboratory testing, administration of medications and immunizations, patient teaching and provider assistance. Also serves a vital role in supervising lay volunteers. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes good team work and reflects the mission and values of inclusive and trauma informed care. Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to resolve issues within the practice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant, certified to practice in Virginia
  • Knowledge of ambulatory care essential
  • Minimum of 1year experience in a practice setting
  • Current BLS

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including but not limited to use of Word, Excel, Outlook, reporting software and electronic medical records
  • Sound decision-making and professional judgement
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize competing needs
  • Experience in a community health/public health setting preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the oversight of daily lab activities
  • Provide venipuncture and in-house lab testing
  • Ensure lab samples are bagged correctly to prepare send out labs
  • Ensure that lab samples are picked up by couriers
  • Track send out labs and lab results; follow-up on missing results
  • Monitor activities of volunteers to ensure labs are processed correctly
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, CLIA and HIPAA guidelines
  • Administer medications and immunizations and instruct patients on self-injection techniques
  • Perform ECGs and other in-office testing
  • Order and track inventory and supplies, including personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Maintain a clean and safe clinic environment and comply with appropriate PPE requirements
  • Assist in lay volunteer training
  • Assist in patient check-in process including taking vital signs
  • Assist staff and volunteer providers whenever necessary, including routine GYN visits and IUD placement
  • Provide front desk assistance and administrative support as needed, including scheduling and EMR navigation, records requests and managing incoming medical records
  • Ensure alignment with HB mission and values and adhere to trauma informed care principles
  • Follow all agency policies and procedures
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to Polly Foster pfoster@healthbrigade.org by September 30, 2020.  No phone calls please.

 

Health Brigade is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all interested persons—including women, people of color, people with disabilities and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.