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El Centro de Corazón was founded in 1994 in Houston's impoverished East End community as a social service organization with an initial focus on early childhood development. Over the years, El Centro expanded its focus to include the overall health of residents of the East End and the greater Houston area.  Today, El Centro is a designated Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with three health centers that offer pediatric and adult primary care, women’s health services, pediatric and adult dental care, and behavioral health services.  El Centro is also providing primary care services in The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD’s Southeast clinic.  Additionally, El Centro is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient Centered Medical Home - Level 1 at its John S. Dunn Health Center.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers@elcentrochc.org or fax to 832-494-1636 for consideration.

No phone calls please.

El Centro de Corazón is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Job Opportunities

Medical Assistants needed for OB/Gyn, Family Practice and Pediatric practice. The Medical Assistant is a member of the interdisciplinary medical team of the health center. This position is responsible for the intake work with patients as they enter the clinical care area. The medical assistant is a liason between the front desk staff and the medical providers in the provision of care. Fluency in Spanish is required. Candidate must posses Medical Assistant diploma, CPR certification and 1 year minimum experience is required. 

The Director of Behavioral Health Services is primarily responsible for the administrative oversight of the BHS Department.  Specifically, this position will provide leadership in planning, developing and directing all aspects of mental health care delivery in the organization.  This position will also have clinical care responsibilities and will serve as a public advocate for improved mental health services and access throughout the community.
 
Position Qualifications: Current advanced license to supervise clinicians and to provide therapy by state board pertaining to individual’s profession (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); Minimum of  3 years administrative experience in managing a behavioral health program; Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with a focus on children, adolescents, and families in clinical, health care, or psychiatric setting; Preferred bilingual (Spanish); Licensed in the State of Texas as a Licensed Psychologist, LCSW or LMFT or LPC-S with 3 + years of successful licensure and experience; Master’s or higher degree in Counseling Psychology or Social Work. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K, company paid life insurance, FSA, Paid Holidays, and Paid Time Off. Clinic hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. We are accepting resumes and would love to hear from you! Please submit resumes to careers@elcentrochc.org.

El Centro de Corazon is actively seeking a highly motivated, Quality Management RN with a positive attitude for a full time position. The Quality Management RN serves as El Centro de Corazon’s Quality Officer and primary resource for expertise on performance improvement principles, priorities, and accreditation standards. Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing system-wide quality improvement initiatives for the organization. Ensures compliance with the organization’s Compliance/Performance Improvement Program, applicable State/Federal requirements, Accreditation Standards, Medicare/Medicaid and any other health plan guidelines identified.

Position Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and active/unrestricted Registered Nurse license in Texas; 5+ years of experience in Quality Management; Master’s degree in Healthcare or Business Administration required;  5 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a Master’s degree. We are conveniently located 15 minutes from Downtown Houston. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K, company paid life insurance, FSA, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, and paid CE. Clinic hours are typically 8am-5pm Monday -  Friday. We are accepting resumes and would love to hear from you! Please submit resumes to careers@elcentrochc.org

The Revenue Cycle Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing the revenue cycle activities in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures and ensures accurate and timely processing, collections and postings of insurance
revenues.
Position Qualifications: Associate’s degree business related field; Bachelor degree preferred; Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or other medical coding certification preferred; 3 to 5 years of relevant healthcare revenue or medical billing cycle experience; Strong knowledge of clinical practice and revenue cycle management including third party reimbursement guidelines and procedures; Experience with short term and long term budgeting and forecasting; Experience with FQHC billing and revenue cycle activities strongly preferred.  

The Community-Centered Health Home (CCHH) Manager oversees the design, development, and implementation of initiatives to create healthier communities by promoting community-level prevention both internally, within El Centro and externally, in the East End community. The CCHH Manager will also build strong community relationships and work with community partners to study potential collaborations that can be established in order to fill resource gaps that continue to impact the overall health of the residents in the East End. 

Position Qualifications: Bachelor degree required.  MPH, MHA, MPA, MSW or Master’s degree in related field is strongly preferred; Basic knowledge of a public health and community perspective and approaches, emphasizing population health and community prevention strategies; Experience with developing and implementing work plans in collaboration with teams and partners; Must be Bilingual (Spanish/ English) required; 3-5 years of work experience at a level at least of that of program manager in a community based healthcare organization, a community based organization, or public health agency with a focus on health care access and/or health care improvement; Experience working in a community setting serving an underserved community population. We are conveniently located 15 minutes from Downtown Houston. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K, company paid life insurance, FSA, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, and paid CE. Clinic hours are typically 8am-5pm Monday -  Friday. We are accepting resumes and would love to hear from you! Please submit resumes to careers@elcentrochc.org.

The Outreach and Enrollment Specialist (O/E Specialist) will work to provide outreach opportunities for community residents, as well as El Centro patients, who lack access to healthcare and health insurance. The O/E Specialist will assist applicants with eligibility determination and enrollments through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP).He/she will also be responsible for building/strengthening enrollment collaborations with local partner organizations. The overall goal for this position is to increase health insurance coverage and access to quality primary, health, dental and behavioral care for community residents and El Centro patients.

Position Qualifications: Oral and written communication skills at a level typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree program in public health, health education, communications or related program. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered; Knowledge of health and human services infrastructure, health insurance programs and public coverage options; Strong computer skills with proficiencies in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and internet-based applications; Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks, as well as to enthusiastically communicate with potential enrollees; Ability to work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment; Knowledge of and ability to work and engage with the uninsured, under-served and under-represented populations; Bilingual (English/Spanish) is required; Must have at least two years of experience working with low-income populations in healthcare or human service field; Must have valid driver’s license; Must have reliable transportation; Must be able to travel with the use of personal vehicle. Working Conditions: For the most part, ambient room temperatures, lighting, and a traditional office environment exists; Exposure to outside weather conditions/elements. We are conveniently located 15 minutes from Downtown Houston. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K, company paid life insurance, FSA, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, and paid CE. Clinic hours are typically 8am-5pm Monday -  Friday. We are accepting resumes and would love to hear from you! Please submit resumes to careers@elcentrochc.org.