Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking LPN Care Manager to serve as the lead on the health and wellness of the Behavioral Health patients. The goal will be to improve the overall quality of our patients’ total wellbeing and health, including physical and emotional care. This manager will work closely with the Psychiatrist and Social Workers to assist in the delivery of comprehensive care.
Assist psychiatrists and their patients in the Metabolic Monitoring protocol
Work with the Administrative team to prepare for Joint Commission Certification and OMH re-licensing
Assist patients in obtaining their yearly health exams, including primary care and specialty services
Create user friendly trainings on topics that affect the health of Behavioral Health patients ie. smoking cessation, diabetes, weight control
Serve as a medical educator for patients and staff regarding common medical concerns, ie. side effects of medications, warning signs of diseases, etc
Run groups for the significant others of Behavioral Health patients to address topics such as what to expect in therapy, importance of medication compliance and importance of keeping appointments, etc.
Become a link between the Psychiatrist and the patients Primary Medical Provider, both at MHHC and outside clinics, to address any and all medical concerns that may arise
Be the patient advocate for the Behavioral Health department to work with patient’s concerns in a timely and professional manner
Administer IM Medications, as needed, as dictated by the OMH Restructuring program
Any necessary projects or assistance to meet the continuing needs of the patients
Graduate of an accredited school for Licensed Practical Nursing; Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience, preferably in an ambulatory care setting; Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field preferred;
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required; Must be flexible, open to change and willing to participate in new initiatives in the department. EMR experience required, knowledge of E-Clinical Works is preferred
Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling.
Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to the non-contributory profit-sharing plan, employees are encouraged to participate in our pre-tax savings plan.
MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities. Visit our website: www.mhhc.org.