Careers


SHHC Tail LogoSquirrel Hill Health Center recruits dedicated and dynamic individuals who understand its mission of providing high quality primary and preventative health care to our community, particularly to those who are underserved.

Squirrel Hill Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Full-Time

Exciting, dynamic, and growing Federally Qualified Health Center in Pittsburgh, PA caring for a population including many refugees, immigrants, and older adults seeks full time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide high quality care to underserved patients. Position will include general family medicine including pediatrics. Fluency in a second language preferred, especially Spanish or Nepali. Center is a National Health Service Corps site and loan forgiveness may be available. Clinician must be energetic, caring, dedicated to primary care and able to work in a collaborative team setting. salary Commensurate with Experience; good benefits package. EOE.

 

Please send resume to: afox@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

 

 

LICENSED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN – PART-TIME

Squirrel Hill Health Center, a non-profit community health center, seeks a part-time Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician to work as a key member of the Behavioral Health and Medical Assisted Treatment (MAT) teams to evaluate, treat, and assist patients in overcoming mental health, social/emotional, and economic barriers that prevent optimal health and well-being. As a clinical specialist, the clinician will work with both teams, including the staff psychiatrist, lead MAT provider, and interdisciplinary staff members to provide team-based coordinated care. The individual will assess and provide therapeutic intervention for patients who have co-morbid mental health and substance issues while adhering to practice and regulatory standards. The clinician will be responsible for working with both individuals and groups within the center’s patient population, employing evidence-based practices in an integrated health care setting. When patients require ongoing clinical services beyond the scope of our center, the clinician will connect patients to appropriate agencies, coordinating all aspects to ensure full compliance with mental health laws and confidentiality. They will work collaborative with the center’s providers to ensure holistic patient care, and when needed, provide patient, staff, community, and staff education seminars.

 

Qualifications:

Required:

·         LCSW with a minimum of two years mental health and case management experience in community health care environment

·         Licensed and credentialed by local behavioral health insurance companies

·         Experience in mental health and substance abuse assessment, evaluation, and treatment

·         Basic computer skills and ability to work in EHR

·         Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team 

·         Desire to serve underserved population required.

·         Drug and Alcohol counseling experience.

Preferred:

·         CAADC credential

·         Knowledge of Spanish, Nepali, or Arabic a plus.

 

Please send resume to: ddaugherty@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

 

 

Peer Support Specialist

The Peer Support Specialist (PSS) will work with the SHHC Behavioral Health and Clinical teams to provide behavioral health services that foster supportive peer relationships with and among the persons receiving primary care and integrated behavioral health services at SHHC. The PSS by definition is a person who has experienced mental illness, and who will utilize her or his personal experience to instill a sense of hope and optimism for SHHC patients. If fluent in a language other than English, the PSS may be called upon to interpret in appointments with patients of the same background, or to co-lead groups from specific communities in order to help SHHC provide culturally competent care to all. He/she will report to SHHC Clinical Support and Care Coordinator, and will be an active and engaged member of the SHHC BH Team in creating a Patient Centered Medical Home for all, regardless of background, income or insurance status.

Qualifications:

  • Having lived experience as a refugee would also qualify as the shared experience we are looking for. • Nepali, Arabic, and Spanish in addition to English speaking skills will be beneficial. • Completion of state approved training as Certified Peer Specialist. • A self-identified current or former user of behavioral health services. • High School diploma or GED. • At least 12 months full or part-time paid or volunteer work experience. • A commitment to recovery, choice, empowerment, and peer support. • Ability to establish a trusting relationship with peers, including excellent interpersonal skills. • Detail oriented with good writing and organizational abilities. • Ability to network within the community and work with diverse populations. • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel.

 

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Arabic /English is a plus
  • Current Certification as a Certified Peer Specialist is a Plus

 

Please send resume to: ddaugherty@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

 

 

Full-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Non-profit community health center seeks full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work with behavioral health and clinical teams. The position will be responsible for managing psychiatric care for our patients in coordination with staff psychiatrist. Duties include initial Psychiatric Evaluation of client and subsequent follow up visits for medication and evaluation management. Must be committed to providing high quality care to diverse, low income and underserved populations. Successful candidate will have 3 – 4 years of experience in the field.   Full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

Please submit resume to: elucke@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

 

RN- Outpatient/Community Health

Non-profit community health center seeks a full-time RN for primary care team. Position responsibilities include telephone triage, health promotion and preventative care with an emphasis on quality. Candidate must be a team player, interested in a diverse patient population that includes many refugees and immigrants. Ability to work with patients of all ages and backgrounds is essential. Experience in electronic health records and good computer skills a must. Fluency in a second language is preferred. Full-time. Pay commensurate with experience. EOE.

Please submit resume to: awest@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

 

Full-Time Medical Assistant

Community Health Center seeks a full-time Medical Assistant to provide direct services to patients in our Primary Care Center.   The Medical Assistant will act as a liaison among patients, clinicians and staff by phone or in person.   Responsibilities include patient preparation, vitals, phlebotomy, specimen processing, testing, scheduling and other tasks.  Responsible for ensuring smooth and timely flow of accurate information in order to provide the highest quality patient care.  Requires excellent interpersonal, telephone and communication skills with the ability to follow logical and timely approaches to solving problems and making decisions regarding managed care.

Qualifications:  Medical Assistant certification from an accredited school and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a medical setting. Experience with electronic health records required.  CPR certified.  Must be committed to providing high quality care to underserved populations. Second language a plus.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefit package.  EOE.

 

Please submit resume to: awest@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

 

MEDICAL FRONT OFFICE RECEPTIONIST – FULL-TIME

Non-profit community primary care health center located in Brentwood, PA seeks a full-time front office medical receptionist.  He/she will provide prompt, courteous and accurate services to patients.  Required job functions include: scheduling appointments, greeting patients, answering the telephone, collecting co-pays, verifying insurance, documenting information in the electronic health record system, and performing general office duties.  The receptionist channels communications among patients, care navigators, nurses, clinicians, and other staff.  Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a wide range of people and be committed to serving diverse, low income and underserved populations.  Must be high school graduate or equivalent and have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a medical setting.  Some evening and weekend hours required.  Excellent computer skills required and knowledge of medical terminology.  Second language a plus.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefit package.  EOE.

Send resume to:  lkalwarski@squirrelhillhealthcenter.org