Employment

    The Joint Commission Accredited La Clinica de Familia is an An Equal Opportunity Employer. All Positions are open until filled. Persons interested in any of the following positions may complete an applicaiton online, print the applicaiton here or obtain an application form from the Administration Office at 385 Calle de Alegra Las Cruces, NM 88005, 575-526-1105 or contact Human Resources. La Clinica de Familia accepts applications Monday thru Friday between 8am-5pm at 385 Calle de Alegra Las Cruces, NM 88005.Scroll down this page to view current job listings for additional information about employment at La Clinica de Familia...PLa Clinica de Familia is looking for dedicated individuals to fill the vacant positions listed below. As a La Clinica de Familia employee you will enjoy great benefits such as paid holidays, 401(k) company match, vacation days, health and dental insurance, company sponsored life and long term disability insurance. Any questions may be referred to the Human Resources Department at 575-541-6156        
                                                          
     
     
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LCDF is seeking


EARLY HEAD START

Master Educator - Teacher Level 3
Maintains all regular EHS teacher responsibilities, including: planning, implementing and supervising developmental activities for infants and young children while also ensuring that the classroom environment is appropriate and activities are respectful, safe, nurturing, age appropriate and culturally sensitive for the children and their families. Conducts screenings and assessments, home visits / parent conferences, and serves as an educational and informational resource for families and staff.
In addition, serves as a Master Educator to NMSU and DACC Practicum Students and Student Teachers. Models appropriate practice and techniques for successfully working with very young children while guiding students as they gain and exercise new skills. Utilizes Practice Based Coaching techniques to assist Students to reflect upon their work in the classroom, to identify areas of strength and need, and to set goals for growth and skill development. When requested, may assist the EHS Education Coordinator by providing peer coaching and modeling for coworkers. BA in Education (ECE preferred) w/ECED Licensure or BA w/Infant Toddler Specialization and ECED Licensure or MA in Education (ECE Specialization or Infant Toddler Specialization preferred). ECED Licensure (required for Master Educator with a BA; preferred for Master Educator with an MA)Current First Aid and CPR certification (or will obtain within 12 months of hire) Valid Driver’s License and current automobile insurance.  Must maintain a clean driving record. Must pass a criminal records check.

Teacher (Care Giver) Substitute Level 2

Responsible for implementing and supervising developmental activities for infants and young children while also ensuring that the classroom environment and activities are respectful, safe, nurturing, age appropriate and culturally sensitive for the children and their families. Ability to build and maintain trust with family members in support of understanding issues and concerns. Ability to use encouragement to foster and facilitate growth and development. Ability to free and facilitate, rather than control and manipulate, young children’s behavior. Ability to foster and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and staff Strong skills in communication, organization and teambuilding. Excellent assessment and analytical skills Working knowledge of community resources & services and referral procedures & systems. Pregnancy & early parenthood. Infant & young child development and behavior.Infant/young child & family-centered practice Relationship-based practice. Family relationships & dynamics. Attachment, separation & loss cultural competence. Observation and listening. Screening and assessment. Responding with empathy, advocacy, life skills and safety. Basic understanding of computers including MS Windows and WORD. AA Degree or equivalent in Child Development or related field. One year experience working with infants/toddlers. Working toward degree in Child Development or related field, is preferred. Must maintain a clean driving record, must be able to pass a Criminal Record background check.

HEALTHY START

Administrative Assistant II

Responsible for overseeing the general office/administrative function of the Healthy Start Program, including secretarial and receptionist duties, maintenance of program records, handling petty cash transactions, ordering equipment and supplies, and performing related tasks in support of the Program Director and staff.  Also assists program management in ensuring compliance with LCDF and grantor regulations. High school diploma or equivalent and one-year of college courses in Business or General Education with a minimum of three years secretarial or office management experience.  Experience working with children and families helpful.

SANTA TERESA SCHOOL BASE


Medical Records Clerk/Patient Representative:

Maintains the medical records at their assigned clinic.  Will assist the Medical Office Manager in establishing and improving methods in order to achieve uniformity and operating efficiency within established company policies and procedures for records.  Will provide support for daily overall operation of business office as directed while promoting the well-being of all people of S. NM through community health and social service. Handles patient complaints or suggestions with tact and diplomacy.  Self-initiating and adaptable with an ability to communicate to a variety of staff members and with the public.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Must be highly organized and use analytical skills.  Must have high attention to detail. Ability to keep relationship with dealings with students and resource agencies. Knowledge of culture and customs of population being served.  Equipment that may be used in this position: 10-key calculator, IBM compatible computer, telephone, and typewriter. Responsible for the registration of patients and updating registration information as necessary. Responsible for the maintenance, retrieval, filing and safe guarding of all medical records.  Will ensure confidentiality of all information contained in medical records. Responsible for maintaining accurate records of specialty referrals. Responsible for collection of fees/payments from patients in accordance with established company policies and procedures.  Will record all transactions according to established procedures. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and must maintain a clean driving record. High school diploma or equivalent. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.
 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALTIES - Las Cruces

 

PRN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN:

Provides supervisory services to youth/adolescents in a Residential Treatment Services (RTS) setting in accordance with CYFD certification requirements (7.20.11.1 NMAC) for children and adolescents with severe behavioral, psychological, neurobiological, or emotional problems, who are in need of psychosocial rehabilitation mental health services in a residential facility setting. Must be at least 21 years of age. Direct service staff must possess a high school diploma or GED, and one or more of the following: Two years of experience working with children and adolescents with severe psychological /emotional disturbances; or Two year post-secondary education in a human services related field. Upon hire, will need to complete a minimum of 20 hours of documented 20-hours of pre-service training and will shadow a mentor upon these hours are completed. Must pass a Criminal Records Check. Must be able to verify eligibility for employment in the United States. Must possess the ability to work as a part of a team. Knowledge of Southwestern culture. Must maintain a clean driving record, bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly desired.

ACT CASE MANAGER

Provides services to adult mental health.  Assists in developing, evaluating, and coordinating treatment plans and recovery services. Establish a collaborative, respectful, and outcome focused relationship with the individual receiving services. Develop, with the individual, and the input of the recovery team, the individual service plan (ISP). Provide services through face-to-face contacts, telephone contacts, and collateral contacts providing community and clinic based supports. Monitor with the recovery team the individual's receipt of behavioral health services and response to those services, and collaborate with the individual to determine the need for changes in or termination of the ISP. Plan for and develop changes in the ISP as needed and identified. Demonstrated competency in Managed Care systems and provider networks in the adult recovery model, in the philosophy of behavioral health programs and in case management roles and responsibilities.Maintains confidentiality and discretion as a rule. Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field and/or Associate’s degree in a human service related field and two year work experience in behavioral health Working unconventional hours:  weekends/evening/holiday hour. Valid NM driver's license and current automobile insurance and must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred. Must pass a Criminal Background Check.

Mobile Crisis Therapist

Crisis Intervention and de-escalation, maintaining or establishing community stabilization, client support and/or supervision, behavior management training and assistance; provision and assistance in accessing appropriate community referrals.  Provides direct services which include crisis intervention and de-escalation. Assessment and initial diagnostic evaluation of clients. Develops treatment plans for clients through participation in data gathering and observations. Provides clinical outpatient treatment, including crisis intervention, to individuals, families, and groups. Provides intervention for complex cases. Provides case management services for clients, including development of treatment and discharge plans, follow-up, and closure. Maintains client charts and records according to established guidelines and procedures. Ensure appropriate administrative documentation is completed on-time. Attends and participates in staff meetings and facilitates in-service training sessions. Participates in the planning, development and implementation of new services to underserved populations. Makes appropriate internal and external referrals for ongoing treatment of cases. Acts as liaison with the community and other agency components, which provide related services. Provides orientation and training to other staff members, student interns, and volunteers. May assist in intake screening of telephone and in-person requests for service.May conduct home visits as required. May provide court-ordered outpatient treatment for appropriate clients. May participate in pre-petition screening and evaluation for court ordered psychiatric hospitalization. Employee must be able to monitor consumer activities, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Must be able to travel county-wide (Doña Ana). Performs related duties as assigned. Considerable knowledge of various modes of psychotherapy, especially crisis intervention and short-term models using individual, group, and familial approaches.Considerable skill in assessment procedures, diagnostic evaluation, therapeutic treatment, and case management practices including follow-up and closure. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of community mental health, alcohol, and/or substance abuse services. Licensed Master's degree in social work, psychology, or a behavioral health related field (LMSW, LMHC, and LPC). Must be able to respond within 20 minutes of being informed of a crisis situation county-wide (Doña Ana). Must be at least 23 years of age. Must have and maintain a good driving record, must be able to pass a criminal background check. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

PRN Mobile Crisis Therapist

Crisis Intervention and de-escalation, maintaining or establishing community stabilization, client support and/or supervision, behavior management training and assistance; provision and assistance in accessing appropriate community referrals. Licensed Master's degree in social work, psychology, or a behavioral health related field (LMSW, LMHC, and LPC). Must be able to respond within 20 minutes of being informed of a crisis situation county-wide (Doña Ana). Must be at least 23 years of age. Must have good driving record, must pass a criminal records check.


TFC Treatment Coordinator

Responsibilities include the provision of case management services to a maximum of eight (8) TFC clients, in addition to regular support and technical assistance to the TFC parents in their implementation of the client’s treatment plan. The Treatment Coordinator may also assist with training of new TFC parents, conducting home-visits, and writing home study reports. The following responsibilities are included in, but not limited to, the position of Treatment Coordinator. Develops the treatment plan, under supervision of the Clinical Director, Program Supervisor and in coordination with the client's treatment team, and takes primary responsibility for coordinating the preparation of the written comprehensive treatment plans as well as updates which are due every 30 days. Monitors, evaluates, and make recommendations to the team regarding the TFC family's ability to implement the treatment plan.Completes monthly concurrent reviews as required and coordinate with managed care to ensure that TFC services are reimbursed. Assists TFC parents in the provision of ongoing child-specific training and problem-solving in the home during home visits and by telephone. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Meets specified deadlines and manages time effectively. Exhibits skills in comprehending, interpreting, and completing delegated tasks efficiently.Self-starter; must have the ability to work independently and follow-up on all work assignments.Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure without losing sight of objectives.Exemplary organizational skills.
Professional appearance of documentation and work area.Maintains confidentiality and discretion as a rule. Familiarize with all company and program policies and procedures. Master’s degree from an accredited program in social work or another human-services field; or a bachelor’s degree in social work or another human-services related field and two years’ experience with children with Severe Emotional Disturbances and/or Neurobiological Disorders. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, must have and maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


TFC Training Coordinator:

The Training Coordinator’s responsibilities include the coordination and/or provision of training to Treatment Foster Care (TFC) staff and parents. Master’s Degree from an accredited program in social work or another human-services field; or a bachelor’s degree in social work or another human-services related field and two years’ experience with children with Severe Emotional Disturbances and/or Neurobiological Disorders. Must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish.

RESIDENTIAL ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR:

The Primary responsibilities for the Residential Admissions Coordinator is handling multifaceted case management tasks, e.g. safety planning, records and file management and submission of initial and concurrent reviews for all Stepping Stones residents at group home and shelter levels of care.  The Residential Admissions Coordinator also coordinates the admission and discharge of all Residential clients and ensures all data is entered and files are complete and ready at all times.  Must be 21 years or older per Program Regulations. Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited university and one year of relevant experience with the target population and or Associate’s degree in a human services field from an accredited university and two years of relevant experience with the target population. Must maintain a clean driving record, must pass a criminal record check.

 

Children's Clinical Supervisor

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for clinical and administrative oversight of the programs assigned. The respective program coordinators for these programs are under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Meets specified deadlines and manages time effectively. Exhibit skills in comprehending, interpreting, and completing delegated tasks efficiently. Self-starter; must have the ability to work independently and follow-up on all work assignments. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure without losing sight of objectives. Exemplary organizational skills. Professional appearance of documentation and work area. Reliable; exhibits good attendance. Personable, models respect when interacting with others. Maintain confidentiality and discretion as a rule. Must be independently licensed in the State of New Mexico (LISW, LPCC, LMFT, or Licensed Psychiatrist or Psychologist).Have a minimum of one year supervisory experience. Must maintain a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a criminal record background check. Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred. 
 

Therapist:

Performs assessment, diagnostic evaluation, crisis intervention, case management, and therapeutic services for individuals, families, and groups; provides community consultation and education and staff orientation and training; assists in team supervision and participates in the planning, development, and implementation of services as part of the Child Family Team or Adult Recovery Team. Licensed Master's degree in social work, psychology, or a behavioral health related field. Must maintain a clean driving record, must pass a criminal record check. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.


MST-PSB Therapist:

Seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience to implement Multisystemic Therapy (MST). MST is a well-researched community-based treatment model directed at youth involved in criminal activity and their families. Interested persons may locate information about this treatment model on the internet at www.mstservices.com and www.mstpsb.com.  Duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, youth, and community agency staff. Therapist will function as part of an MST team and will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation. Must be available to provide periodic on-call 24-hour coverage. Specific experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy and behaviorally-based treatments preferred. Master’s in a mental health field and master level license in the State of New Mexico required. Must maintain a clean driving record, must pass a criminal records check, bilingual Spanish/English preferred.


Training Coordinator: 

Plans, develops, coordinates, provides and evaluates clinical training to comply with licensure regulations, funding source mandates and clinical best practices. Minimum of two years of curriculum development, training program administration and presentation experience.  Minimum of one year of experience that involves coordinating and implementing trainings, producing reports and utilizing computer software, preferably MS Word, Excel and Power Point. Licensed Master's degree in social work, psychology, or a behavioral health related field, with at least 2 years of direct clinical service. Experience with Relias Learning Management System, possession of an independent professional license (counseling, social work or related), and/or supervisory/management experience preferred. Must maintain a clean driving record, must pass a criminal records check. Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred.

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER:

Performs psychiatric assessments as needed and participates in the ongoing treatment of clients within the scope of law and regulation. Graduate from nurse practitioner program.  Requires Possession of a certificate as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from the State of New Mexico and three years’ experience in behavioral health.  Additional training in primary care preferred but not required, e.g. diabetes education, women's health.

Psychiatrist/MH Prescriber:

Provide direct psychiatric care with La Clinica de Familia Mental Health a non-profit primary care clinic. The delivery of quality service and positive interaction with our clients. Is responsible for establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, and LCDF Mental Health employees in a courteous, respectful and professional manner. Administer clinical aspects of LCDF Mental Health services/work with community agencies and other provider groups, in particular the La Clinica de Familia Mental Health Center Behavioral Health Unit, in developing integrated service delivery system in Dona Ana County. Graduation from an accredited medical school; Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry. Must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

Psychiatric Nurse

Participates in the medical and psychiatric  monitoring of clients, assists in getting refills, patient triage and assessment, labs, injections, telemed and prior authorizations with 15% time dedicated to ACT.  On-going treatment of clients including medication supervision, health education, assessments, case management, and provision of therapeutic services.  Responsible for providing direct nursing care to patients by performing general psychiatric nursing duties and patient education including availability to work evening and weekend hours as needed.  Provides staff orientation and training, assists in team supervision and participates in the planning, development and implementation of services. Successful completion of LPN, ADN or BSN program from an accredited nursing school. Current New Mexico RN License; current CPR certification/training; ongoing maintenance of CEU’s. Minimum of 3years psychiatric experience. Must maintain a clean driving record, must pass a criminal records check. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

Senior Accountant:

Under supervision of the CFO, monitors the business activities of the accounting department through the maintenance of ledgers and the control of books of accounts. Performs advanced accounting functions in the management of the organization's various business affairs. Prepares special financial and statistical reports and statements. Assists in directing cost controls, financial analysis, accounting practices and reports.  Analyzes and interprets financial data and recommends changes to improve systems and financial performance.  Oversees and supervises the daily operations of the accounting department.  Coordinates with the Clinic Administrators by providing direction in fiscal management of the clinic. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration with an emphasis in accounting from an accredited college or university, and five years or more experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

 

Comprehensive Community Support Specialist (CCSS)

The CCSS Worker coordinates and proves services and resources to individuals/families necessary to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. The CCSS Workers address goals specifically in the following areas: parenting skills; training and behavior management; independent living; learning; socializing and recreation. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Meets specified deadlines and manages time effectively. Exhibits skills in comprehending, interpreting and completing delegated tasks efficiently. Self-starter; must have the ability to work independently and follow-up on all work assignments. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure without losing sight of objectives. Exemplary organizational skills. Professional appearance of documentation and work area. Reliable; exhibits good attendance. Personable, models respect when interacting with others.Maintains confidentiality and discretion as a rule. Must be able to work as a team and communicate effectively with others.Familiarize with all personnel and company program policies and procedures. Must be 21 years or older per Program Regulations. Bachelor’s degree in a human service field OR will have a demonstrated history of working with SED children and families for at least two years or more. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.


CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION

PRN Trainer

Prepare, facilitate, monitor, evaluate and document training activities. High School Diploma or equivalent or three years of experience. Conducts training in a group environment. Familiar with RELIAS Adult Managment System.  Certified as CPR/CPI Instructor preferred, must maintain a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a Criminal Record Background check. Bilingual, English/ Spanish Preferred. Must be able to work weekends.

 

Network Administrator:

The Network Administrator is primarily responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and development of local and wide area network services.  The Network Administrator applies technical expertise to the solution of data integration and automation issues, and insures that data security and integrity is maintained throughout the system. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in computer science or related computer field or 5 years of relevant and related experience.  Cisco and Microsoft certifications required or relevant and related experience.

 

Human Resources Generalist:

Responsible for participating in the day-to-day support activities.  Provides assistance in the areas of employment, salary and benefits administration, employee communications, and records data and furnishes reports.  Advise employees on questions or problems relating to human resources.  Manages some human resources activities or administers policies according to executive level direction Follows set procedures and may exercise independent judgment in carrying out instructions and duties. Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.  The knowledge and skills are generally acquired through attainment of High school diploma or equivalent and four years experience in human resources, payroll and/or benefits.

HIT Technician:

Responsible for performing data entry and assisting in the collection of consumer data from a variety of sources (patients, patient records, encounter reports, etc.) for the medical, dental health and social service programs.  Provides practice management and EHR training to front office and clinical staff.  Involved in all aspects of POMIS and EHR trainings/meetings/upgrades. High School Diploma or equivalent and two year experience working in similar position. Previous experience in a medical setting a plus.


EHR Super-User (EHR Principal Clinical Analyst/Trainer):

The EHR Super-User’s primary responsibility is to successfully develop training materials to help medical and behavioral health providers and their staff to become proficient in the EHR system and on specific features of the EHR software for clinical practices. Analyzes EHR reports to assure Meaningful Use of the system.  Ensures standardization of prevention, diagnosing, treatment, and care management in the EHR system by providers and clinical staff.  Ensures that reports meet all Federal, State, and Local funding expectations (UDS, RPHCA, etc.)  Knowledge of the clinical protocols followed in the ambulatory care setting.  This position requires demonstrated knowledge of medical/behavioral health terminology and an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology. The employee will need training in the current EMR used at La Clinica de Familia, Inc.  Training in medical care as a clinician or equivalent experience with the use of an EHR in the clinical setting preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

 

Medical/Dental Third Party Insurance Assessor

Responsible for daily posting of clinic charges and verification of correct ICD9 & CPT procedures and ensures completeness of claims for billing electronic and/or paper insurance claims to maximize third party insurance revenues fully by Posting of EOB’s Additionally, follow up and tracking procedures must be enacted upon to ensure maximum revenue is collected. Responsibilities include entry of procedure code charges, posting of payments and charges into transaction procedure code and patient balances (Practice Management billing system). Verifies completeness and correctness of charge information for a clean claim. Reviews encounters for missing ICD-10 and CPT procedures. Applies knowledge of medical insurance coverage. Recognizes and determines proper charge entry sequence to produce accurate and complete claim submissions.Reviews various edit claim reports both hardcopy and on line and takes appropriate actions. Such as entering missing information or editing present data.Must be able to cross reference diagnosis in accordance with CPT and ICD-10. Must be proficient at interpretation of large volume of daily charge entry postings of encounters daily.Must have knowledge of insurance EOB’s Fee Schedules, authorization benefits, deductibles, adjustments, refunds, electronic medical billing software, CMS 1500, UB04, and ADA claim submissions. Must have the ability to work well under pressure. Knowledge of electronic claim examination and corrections. Must have excellent customer service skill set (demonstrated by work experience). Billing/financial experience with HMO, PPO, Capitation and Medicare financial classes. Experience with CPT and ICD-10 codes and dental billing. High school diploma or GED. Working towards Medical Coder Certification; this must be completed within one year of employment. Minimum of two years of college is required, with a preference for an Associate’s Degree or working towards an Associate’s Degree.

FIRST STEP

Clinic Administrator:  

Management of the overall operations for various LCDF programs which may include Primary Care, Behavioral Health, Dental, Teen health/School-Based Health.  Administrative supervision of medical director, lead nurse and support staff including but not limited to the front office, eligibility specialist and maintenance. Administrative Functions- Plans directs and evaluates all administrative and business functions, including, but not limited to the following: Coordinates accreditation, regulatory and quality assessment/ quality improvement efforts: oversees maintenance of appropriate documentation and records; adheres to standards of care and delivery of quality services; monitors productivity; develops critical pathways and services protocols; and adheres to risk management/assessment processes. Maintains compliance with DOH, Medicare, Medicaid, funding contracts and other requirements and standards. With the Medical Director and Administration office staff assistance, develops and maintains a program for ongoing internal evaluation of all programs, operation and services, including: employee performance, fiscal statements, operating statistics, policies and procedures, and contract compliance. Maintains confidentiality and privacy of patient, client, family and employee information in verbal, written, telephonic and electronic forms at all times in accordance with HIPAA and other federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Demonstrates mastery of computer programs and technology needed to perform job duties and engages in continuous learning to develop related skills and capabilities. Bachelors in Administration or Management or equivalent. Education requirement may be waived by Chief HR Officer or Chief Operating Officer for relevant years of equivalent experience. Demonstrate experience/Training in similar position with similar duties. Must pass a criminal background check and must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Care Coordinator

The Care Coordinator as a member of the interdisciplinary team will provide comprehensive and coordinated care to achieve optimal patient outcomes to meet the Primary Care Medical Home accreditation. The Care Coordinator assists with the coordination of community health care systems and LCDF’s resources to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services with the goal of providing a seamless model of access and care that benefits the patients and family members based on their individual needs. Must be Bilingual English/Spanish. The Care Coordinator will have the skills and knowledge to communicate with the patient in a manner that meets the patient’s oral and written communication needs. Self-directed, detail oriented, and able to organize and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously. Ability to promote and build teamwork and multidisciplinary care concept. Candidates must be excited by the opportunity to provide a genuine public service and to contribute to the development of a newly formed Medical Home Model. Must be a self-initiating and adaptable with ability to communicate to a variety of staff members. Must be able to work individually or as part of a multidisciplinary team.  Must have excellent customer service relations’ skills. Must maintain a high level of confidentiality. Must have valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance as required by law.  Must maintain a clean driving record. High School Diploma or equivalent. Will be required to complete Promotora training within one year of employment.  An eligible candidate without a high school diploma will be required to obtain GED within one year of employment.


Front Office Coordinator

Under the immediate supervision of the Clinic Administrator  is responsible for coordinating the daily overall operation of the business office at the assigned clinic, in compliance with established utilization of services and equipment. Associates degree (min. 2 years college) plus one year experience in similar position or high school diploma (or equivalent) plus two years experience in similar position.  Must have minimum one year experience in a supervisory role. Must maintain a clean driving record. Must be computer literate. Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred.

 

Staff Nurse (LPN/RN)- OB/GYN

Responsible for providing direct nursing care to patients by performing general nursing duties and patient education. Acts as  a member of the clinic team along with fellow nursing staff, providers and office staff. Consistently performs patient intake functions (vital signs and assessment of patient’s condition), preparing the patient physically and mentally for the visit and documenting appropriately in the chart, according to established procedures. Obtains laboratory specimens as ordered by the provider. Performs selected diagnostic and screening tests as ordered by the provider (i.e. EKG, RBS, Hgb, etc.) Administers medications/injections as ordered by the provider. Uses appropriate personal protective equipment and work practice controls as indicated by the procedure. Ability to handle patient complaints with tact and diplomacy. Strong working knowledge of health management and service delivery. Working knowledge of, and experience with, the culture of LCDF”s patient population. Strong skills in communication and teambuilding. Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality. Basic knowledge of computers including MS Word and use of spreadsheets; and Medical Manager is a plus. Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills. High degree of organization and attention to detail. Strong sense of self-initiative and adaptability. Ability to work in compliance with Nurse Practice Act, State of New Mexico. Successful completion of LPN, ADN or BSN program from an accredited nursing school, Current New Mexico RN License; current CPR certification/training; ongoing maintenance of CEU’s. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

 

Nurse Aide - OB/GYN

Responsible for providing direct nursing support to the clinic nurse and medical provider by performing general nursing duties within the scope of nursing assistant education /knowledge and under the direction of the licensed nurse. Provides direct patient care as delegated by the licensed nursing staff and in compliance with the New Mexico Nurse Practice Act.Escorts patients to exam rooms and prepares them physically and mentally for appropriate procedures. During the patient intake, takes and records vital signs and gathers information from the patient about their illness/injury. Documents accurately in the patient’s chart. Maintains efficient patient flow.Effectively assists with, and anticipates, providers’ needs during special exams or procedures (paps, minor surgical procedures), using proper infection control techniques at all times. Excellent skills in communication, teamwork and customer service. Ability to handle patient complaints with tact and diplomacy. Ability to be punctual and available during patient care hours. Ability to perform basic math calculations. Ability to communicate effectively while under pressure. Ability to work with applicable equipment ( stethoscope, centrifuge, autoclave, etc.)High School Diploma or equivalent; completion of Nurse Aide or Medical Assistant certification program. CNA or CMA certification; current CPR certification; valid NM driver’s license and current automobile insurance. Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.

 

Nurse Manager  

The Nurse Manager is accountable for the delivery of quality care and the administrative management of the clinical team.  Provides leadership to the clinical staff, acting as liaison between the staff and providers and fostering a team approach to patient care.  Demonstrates accountability and responsiveness to needs of patients, providers, clinical and support staff.  Demonstrates knowledge of pediatric and women's health care, laboratory, pharmacy and ultrasound to be able to assist with any patient care or clinical issues to ensure compliance with nursing practices, CUA and State of NM Board Pharmacy licensures. Treats patients with respect and a smile; available/responsive to patients, acknowledging waiting patients and using appropriate telephone etiquette; takes proactive approach toward patients.  Respects confidentiality of patient information, using minimal necessary information to performs job duties and in compliance with HIPAA policies and procedures.  Current RN license from NM Board of Nursing.   Current CPR certification.  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (BSN preferred) and 5 years of nursing experience.  One year of medical office management (two years preferred). Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred, Must maintain a clean driving record.

LAS CRUCES

 

Dentist

Responsible for direct rendering of dental care services on a daily basis.  Also provides direct supervision to dental assistants.
Personally renders dental services for LCDF in compliance with applicable standards for quality clinical care. Render professional dental services to patients, including examination, diagnoses, treatment and prevention of abnormalities and diseases of the teeth, gums, and other dental issues; utilize dental instruments, including x-rays, to examine teeth, gums, and related tissues to determine and identify conditions or diseases; Treat inflammatory and destructive disease of dental tissue by cleaning and polishing teeth, correcting occlusions, and performing surgical procedures to remove the diseased tissue; Use dental instruments to treat infected root canal and related tissues by removal of pulp from root canal; design treatment procedures for pediatric dentation (filings, root canals, extractions) using knowledge of pediatric tooth anatomy; Record physiology of pediatric an geriatric jaws to determine correct shape and size  of dental prostheses to correct natural and acquired deformation of the mouth an jaw; Advice and counsel patients on preventative measures; and establish monitoring program to administer and promote oral health practices.  In connection with such duties, the beneficially will apply theoretical knowledge of dentistry. Oversees and provides leadership for dental clinic and staff, ensuring compliance with LCDF policies and established performance standards and guidelines of the dental profession. Holds primary responsibility for ensuring that all dental patients are provided with appropriate and respectful care and treatment that also complies with established standards of performance and quality control. Periodically coordinates and conducts dental screenings at various local schools and agencies as requested and as appropriate. Uses cost control measures in management of staff and use of materials. Ensures and adheres to safety practices in the workplace.Bi-lingual English / Spanish preferred. Demonstrated working knowledge of the administration of OSHA as it pertains to dental practice. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to handle disputes with tact and diplomacy. Knowledge of basic budgeting principles and procedures.Sensitivity to the socio-economic, cultural and ethnic composition of the LCDF patient population. Ability and initiative to gain knowledge of the community services available to LCDF patients.  Doctor of Dentistry Degree from an accredited college endorsed by the American Dental Association (ADA).  Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Dentistry to practice & DEA certification.  New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification.  Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance.

 

ANTHONY  

 

Integrated Behavioral Health Provider

The co-located, collaborative integrated care behavioral health provider is a member of the PCMH health care team who assists the primary care provider (PCP) in managing the overall health of their enrolled population. The BHP’s goals are to help improve recognition, treatment, and management of psychosocial/behavioral problems and conditions in the enrolled primary care Population. The person will provide consultation services to all patients referred by the primary care team. The person in this position will deliver brief, consultation-based services in the primary care clinic to patients and PCP’s using an integrated care model as well as other services as recommended by the team and the PCP owner of care. Masters Degree in social work and 2 years experience in similar setting. State of New Mexico certification in Social Work. Independent Licensed Social Worker credentials in NM or eligible for state reciprocity preferred. LPCC, LPC, LMSW, LMHC welcome to apply. NM driver's license and current auto insurance. Must be bilingual English/Spanish.

 

ROVING MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK

Maintains the medical records at their assigned clinic.  Will assist the Medical Office Manager in establishing and improving methods in order to achieve uniformity and operating efficiency within established company policies and procedures for records.  This position will travel to all LCDF sites and will be based at the San Miguel site provide support for daily overall operation of business office as directed while promoting the well-being of all people of S. NM through community health and social service. Will assist in the  submission and posting of all Medicare and Medicaid claims and receipts as required. Responsible for the maintenance, retrieval, filing and safe guarding of all medical records.  Will ensure confidentiality of all information contained in medical records. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be highly organized and use analytical skills. Must have high attention to detail. Ability to keep relationship with dealings with students and resource agencies.  Familiarity with medical terminology, health insurance claims, Medicaid and Medicare. Knowledge of culture and customs of population being served. Equipment that may be used in this position: 10-key calculator, computer, telephone, and typewriter. High school diploma or equivalent. Must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred.  

SUNLAND PARK

Clinic Administrator:  

Management of the overall operations for various LCDF programs which may include Primary Care, Behavioral Health, Dental, Teen health/School-Based Health.  Administrative supervision of medical director, lead nurse and support staff including but not limited to the front office, eligibility specialist and maintenance. Administrative Functions- Plans directs and evaluates all administrative and business functions, including, but not limited to the following: Coordinates accreditation, regulatory and quality assessment/ quality improvement efforts: oversees maintenance of appropriate documentation and records; adheres to standards of care and delivery of quality services; monitors productivity; develops critical pathways and services protocols; and adheres to risk management/assessment processes. Maintains compliance with DOH, Medicare, Medicaid, funding contracts and other requirements and standards. With the Medical Director and Administration office staff assistance, develops and maintains a program for ongoing internal evaluation of all programs, operation and services, including: employee performance, fiscal statements, operating statistics, policies and procedures, and contract compliance. Maintains confidentiality and privacy of patient, client, family and employee information in verbal, written, telephonic and electronic forms at all times in accordance with HIPAA and other federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Demonstrates mastery of computer programs and technology needed to perform job duties and engages in continuous learning to develop related skills and capabilities. Bachelors in Administration or Management or equivalent. Education requirement may be waived by Chief HR Officer or Chief Operating Officer for relevant years of equivalent experience. Demonstrate experience/Training in similar position with similar duties. Must pass a criminal background check and must maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


SAN MIGUEL

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Responsible for the overall maintenance of the pharmacy at their assigned site and drug rooms of clinics assigned.  Will provide direct supervision of Pharmacy Clerk. Order and stock all medications and pharmacy supplies as per formulary. Assures all necessary paperwork, invoices and reports (internal day-to-day operations) are complete and accurate to meet legal requirements under the New Mexico Pharmacy Act (i.e. -Pharmacy licenses, Pharmacy procedures manual, etc.).Returns outdated medication and assures that proper credit is given on statement.  Maintains a filing system for invoices, statements and order requisitions. Responsible for the appearance of the pharmacy room (ie. -free of clutter, medicine neatly organized, etc.  Assures that all supplies such as bottles and labels, vouchers, bags, and tape are accessible for medical provider to fill prescribed medication thus minimizing providers time in the pharmacy.  Unpacking and preparing for dispensation. Fill orders for transfers to all clinics. Log in appropriate ledgers all repackaged medications transfers.  Bill clinics for all medication sent to them.  Check daily for outages in Drug rooms and refrigerator.  Stock clinics with syringes, Chem-10, Urine strips and Glucose Strips for both laboratory use and for dispensing to diabetic patients.  Repackaging Medications for medical providers into unit of use for ease of dispensing to patients or for cost containment by decreasing stock levels and inventory by La Clinica de Familia pharmacy’s Responsible for delivery of emergency supplies on a daily basis. Is Responsible for delivering billings to the Administrative accounting department on a monthly basis. Responsible for checking crash boxes on a monthly basis make sure all medications are in date, pull expired products and order in date products as necessary.  Check all stock at all clinics, except in San Miguel to ensure all meds are in date, pull expired meds, and replace with meds that are in date, from stock that is used to dispense and administer to La Clinica de Familia patients. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent and minimum two years’ experience in related position and six months supervisory experience preferred or trainer capacity (i.e. training of other personnel.)