The Sulzbacher Center

Job Opportunities

The employees of the Sulzbacher Center are a family of dedicated and talented professionals working together to help homeless men, women and children find the way home. If you are looking for an opportunity to use your skills to rebuild lives, we look forward to hearing from you.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: 

This posting was updated on 8/26/14.

Senior Medical Assistant (NEW)  
The Senior Medical Assistant is a key member of the clinic tea. He/she plays an important role to help ensure a positive patient experience and efficient clinic operations by assisting healthcare providers in the conduct of patient care. Examples include recording patient height, weight, vital signs, medical history and current complaints; drawing blood; providing basic wound care and administering medications as directed by the physician. The Senior Assistant also ensures examination rooms are prepared and ready for the healthcare provider, obtains authorization of release of medical records, maintains medical records, and assists in billing/coding/EMR documentation activities.
Education & Experience: High School Diploma / GED; Certified Medical Assistant with understanding in basics of medical terminology; Phlebotomy drawing certificate required; venipuncture certificate or equivalent; Current CPR certificate; Minimum 3 years medical office / clinic experience.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

Referral Coordinator (NEW)  
The Referral Coordinator ensures the effective management of all specialist referrals and assists the patient with navigating the network of physicians, hospitals, outpatient centers, and other components of the health care system. He/she ensures accurate referral documentation and tracking in accordance with applicable regulations and Center policies.
Education & Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D.; Certified Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant preferred; At least 1 year medical office experience; Proficiency in patient data tracking/medical management software; Ability to triage and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment; Ability to provide training and educational seminars/sessions - previous training experience preferred; Knowledge of medical billing and insurance claim filing.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

SEA CHAM Counselor (NEW)  
The role of the SEA-CHAM Supportive Counselor is to provide substance abuse counseling, both individually in the clients' homes and in group session, teach harm reduction strategies and provide linkage to substance abuse treatment as needed.
Education & Experience: Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services Field, Certified Addictions Specialist degree, Knowledge of 12 step programs and community substance abuse services providers
Skills: Personal car and valid Florida driver's license, ability to travel, Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines

Nurse Specialist, Medical Home for Homeless Children (NEW)
The Nurse Specialist is responsible for helping homeless families to access health care services within the model of a Medical Home, coordinating care to address the acute and chronic physical, mental, dental and developmental needs of both caretakers and children. He/she will work in collaboration with the case management staff from multiple local homeless shelters and the health care agencies serving these families. The Nurse Specialist will also provide health education (especially Nurturing Parenting) and disease prevention services to the shelters and families.
Education & Experience: Completion of an accredited nursing program with active licensure as a Registered Nurse to practice in the State of Florida; BSN preferred. Minimum of 2 years experience in Public Health Nursing. Focus on Maternal/Child Health, Disease Prevention and Systems of Care preferred. Certification in Nurturing Parenting (must be attained within 6 months of hire).
Skills: Current CPR certification; Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

Medical Homeless Outreach Specialist [Hope Team –Downtown]
The role of the Medical Homeless Outreach Specialist is to assist homeless clients primarily living on the streets to achieve lasting recovery through supportive peer counseling, mentoring, and social support. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to, engaging and assisting clients in following through on established treatment plans, enhancing social functioning, coordinating client needs with clinic personnel and case managers, and working to improve the client's overall quality of life. The Specialist oversees and participates in activities to help clients achieve self-sufficiency by providing concrete examples and goals that will assist them in maintaining their housing and medical outcomes. This includes addressing individual needs for transportation, employment, and assisting clients through the application process for available resources. As one of the clients' most personal and direct contacts, the Specialist interacts in a way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication and positive self regard while ensuring that services provided are culturally acceptable.
Education & Experience: RN, LPN, Paramedic or EMT certification; Minimum 2 years related experience; Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with clients, colleagues and volunteers; bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

Lead Nurse Specialist, Medical Home for Homeless Children 
The Lead Nurse Specialist is responsible for helping homeless families to access health care services within the model of a Medical Home, providing physical assessments and health histories, and coordinating care to address the immediate physical, mental, dental and developmental needs of caretakers and children. He/she will work in collaboration with the case management staff from multiple local homeless shelters and the health care agencies serving these families. The Lead Nurse Specialist will also provide health education (especially Nurturing Parenting) and disease prevention services to the shelters and families.
Education & Experience: Completion of an accredited nursing program with active licensure as a Registered Nurse to practice in the State of Florida; BSN required; Minimum of 2 years experience in Public Health Nursing. Focus on Maternal/Child Health, Disease Prevention and Systems of Care preferred|
Skills: Current CPR certification; Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

Manager Health Services Operations 
The Manager, Health Services Operations is responsible for directing the multidisciplinary team that provides patient care at the Sulzbacher Beaches Clinic. He/she also contributes to clinic efficiency by conducting daily triage for walk-in medical patients (determining level of criticality and appointment order) when needed. The Manager works closely with the Director, Health Services Operations to ensure clinic personnel follow approved/standardized procedures, regularly evaluates the effectiveness of the procedures, and proactively suggests improvements when needed. This position is also responsible for compliance and quality assurance activities for the Health Services organization.
Education & Experience: Bachelors Degree, BSN preferred, Valid RN license preferred. Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Proficient in clinic operations, including a good understanding of electronic medical/health records, Medicaid/Medicare regulations and regulations regarding the operation of 501c3 organizations.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills, Strong computer, writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

Temp. Psychiatric ARNP 
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides therapeutic services to patients with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. He/she works in conjunction with the clinic psychiatrist to develop and implement an appropriate treatment plan. The NP actively collaborates with other healthcare providers to ensure holistic patient care, and maintains documentation and patient records in accordance with regulatory and Center policies.
Education & Experience: Florida licensed ARNP with Board certification in psychiatric advanced nursing practice. Minimum of two years experience in social service or clinical behavioral health field. 
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, customer service focused, and must have excellent written and oral communications skills. Hours: Flexible 2-3 days a week for 4 months. 

FT C-Shift EMT Advocate
The role of the Medical Advocate in the homeless shelter environment is to attend to the medical needs of guest’s located in health service beds and assist with medical emergencies located in the shelter. This position requires a caring individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals in a crisis situation. The Medical Advocate must work closely with the Medical RN, Director of Patient Services and Shelter staff. 
Education & Experience: High school diploma or GED, Certified EMT. 
Skills: Customer service skills, Strong writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. 

PRN Advocate
The role of the Advocate in the homeless shelter environment is to work in partnership with an assigned Case Manager in order to assure measurable positive outcomes for their jointly assigned resident caseload. As the day to day contact, the Advocate encourages their assigned residents to follow their case plan (Pathway) and acts as an on-going support system for these residents. The Advocate also performs routine shelter operation tasks such as serving meals, issuing supplies and working with the Facility Operations Manager to maintain safety and security of the facility. The Advocate interacts with clients in a supportive way that fosters health, mutual respect, clear communication and positive self regard.
Education & Experience: High school diploma or GED, A.A. Degree preferred. Mental Health, Security or Medical background a plus.
Skills: Customer service skills, Strong writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadliness

EMT Advocate (PRN)  
The role of the Medical Advocate in the homeless shelter environment is to attend to the medical needs of guest’s located in health service beds and assist with medical emergencies located in the shelter. This position requires a caring individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals in a crisis situation. The Medical Advocate must work closely with the Medical RN, Director of Patient Services and Shelter staff.
Education & Experience: High school diploma or GED, Certified EMT
Skills: Customer service skills, Strong writing and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and work with deadlines.

Respite Tech  (PRN)
The role of the Respite Tech in the Respite Care Unit is to attend to the medical needs of guest’s located in respite beds. This position requires a caring individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals in a crisis situation. The Respite Tech must work closely with the Respite Program Manager and Shelter staff.
Education & Experience: The credentials normally associated with competence in this position include, at minimum, a high school diploma with 1-2 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination or training and relevant work experience. Certified EMT or Medical Assistant
Skills: Able to work various shifts including nights and weekends to serve the needs of the Respite Care Unit

 

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