Our Mission

The mission of Mattapan Community Health Center is to improve the health and well-being of diverse populations in Mattapan and surrounding communities by providing exceptional primary care, preventive health services, and social services.

Hours of Operation

Mon -- Thursday
8:00 a.m. -- 8:00 p.m
Friday
8:30 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. -- 1:00 p.m.

Building Healthier Communities Since 1972

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0044 889 555 432

Opening times

Mon - Fri 9.00 - 18.00

For Appointments

Call (617) 296-0061

Opening times

Mon - Thur 8.00 am - 8.00 pm

Fri & Sat Hours

Fri 8.30 am - 5.00 pm -- Sat 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

Employment

Currently Seeking: Primary Care/Family Medicine Physicians

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: Primary Care/Family Medicine Physicians

Primary Care/Family Medicine Physicians: Urban community health center seeks BE/BC physicians to provide health care for an underserved population in a growing diverse community.

The Health Center provides comprehensive health care to diverse populations in an underserved community in a five-year-old, environmentally friendly, state of the art building. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of diverse populations in Mattapan and surrounding communities by providing exceptional primary care, preventive health services, and social services.

Summary of Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual skills in French/Creole or Spanish are a plus but not necessary.

The Health Center Offers positions that are salaried with competitive benefits, including a primary care physician loan repayment program for eligible physicians, paid malpractice coverage, and group insurance.

Please, direct cover letter, CV, and inquiries to councils@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126. Thank you.

| 08.11.2018 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Dynamic Dental Director

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: Dynamic Dental Director

Responsibilities: The new Dental Director will report to the CEO and provide LEADERSHIP and management to the Dental team of dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists. This is a high-visibility position, with responsibilities to include: all administrative and management activities related to the delivery of dental care to Health Center patients assuring excellence in the delivery of dental services, monitoring provider coverage and productivity, directing integration with primary care services, overseeing the development of dentists and dental staff in a state of art facility, managing the recruitment of dentists and other dental staff, and implementing quality improvement plans.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate for this position must have: a Massachusetts license, at least five years of experience in both dental and administrative leadership, an understanding of and commitment to the mission of a Federally Qualified Health Center. Experience in a community health center environment is highly desirable. The candidate must be outgoing and personable, committed to working with a diverse patient population, a caring clinician, a problem solver, and a collaborative, communicative leader.

Please direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to: councils@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resource. EEOE

| 06.13.2018 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Chief Financial Officer

Professional, Administrative, and Clerical Services 

Currently Seeking: Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer needed for a position in a dynamic community health center. This position is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Finance Department. The core responsibilities include oversight of general ledger activities, patient accounts, third party billing, accounts receivables, accounts payable, purchasing, budget preparation, forecasting, grants, and contracts administration as well as applicable audits. The Chief Financial Officer is a part of the Senior Executive Team and will be expected to participate in appropriate health center meetings and activities.

Summary of Qualifications and Requirements: 

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years of experience working in a financial management capacity in a large and diverse health care setting.  Requires knowledge and the experience in accounting and finance, information systems, and health administration.  MBA or CPA preferred.

Interested Candidates should forward a cover letter and a resume to the attention of Human Resources at 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126 or email councils@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408, Attention: Human Resource.

| 09.11.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: OB Nurse Case Manager

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: OB Nurse Case Manager

Department: Clinical Health Services

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager, the OB Nurse Case Manager is responsible for performing a variety of patient care services, including patient triage and treatment for the patient’s comfort and wellbeing. The position requires the performance of clerical duties as assigned.  This position is part of the Department of Clinical Health Services.

Responsibilities: Direct Patient Services (85%)

  • Provides direct patient care, utilizing the nursing process.
  • Assesses patients including vital signs, height, weight, BMI, allergies, medications, and reason for the visit.
  • Performs procedures such as the administration of medications either orally or by injection and immunizations as ordered, PPDs, O2 sats, blood glucose by glucometer, peak flow, nebulizer treatments, etc.
  • Collects specimens from patients for laboratory tests and notifies requesting providers of abnormal results.
  • Triages patients by telephone or directly as walk-ins to identify urgency and level of care needed.
  • Assists providers with procedures such as IUD insertion, endometrial biopsy, Colposcopy, suturing.
  • Assist with the coordination of perinatal and postpartum patients; makes arrangements for prenatal nurturing classes for patients seen in the clinic.
  • Provide family planning education and teaching on contraception devices.
  • Provides or arranges for patient education, such as instructing patients in the proper use of medical equipment, prescribed regimens, and other nursing care regimens.
  • Ensures that follow-up is made when patients miss scheduled appointments in order to determine the reason and reschedule.
  • Assures appropriate scheduling and assists with patient flow.
  • Provide translation as needed.

Administrative and System Development (10%)

  • Records in the patient’s medical record all care provided and ensures that appropriate forms are properly completed for billing purposes.
  • Maintains an excel sheet of pregnant patients and the birth outcomes to close the episode.
  • Monitor the need for equipment repair/replacement and submit appropriate request forms for repair/replacement.
  • Participates in individual or group teaching exercises.
  • Precepts nursing and medical assistant students as needed.
  • Provides follow-up on patients seen in the ER, patients with chronic diseases and abnormal labs.
  • Works on special programs/projects as assigned.

Educational/In-service (5%)

Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications: A graduate of an accredited School of Registered Nursing and current Commonwealth of Massachusetts Registration and two to three years’ experience working with a diverse population in a health care setting is required. Possessing a BSN is preferred. The position also requires current certification in CPR. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, and Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Bilingual Haitian- Creole also a plus.

Please, direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to councils@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resource. EEOE

| 11.27.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Staff Nurse

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: Staff Nurse

Department: Clinical Health Services

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Supervisor, the Staff Nurse will be responsible for performing a variety of patient care services, including patient triage and treatment for patient’s comfort and well being. The position requires the performance of clerical duties as assigned.  This position will be part of the Department of Clinical Health Services.

Responsibilities: Direct Patient Services (85%)

  • Provides direct patient care, utilizing the nursing process
  • Assesses patients including vital signs, height, weight, BMI, allergies, medications, and reason for the visit
  • Performs procedures such as the administration of medications either orally or by injection and immunizations as ordered, PPDs, suture removal, wound care, dressing changes, ear irrigation, EKG’s, visual acuity screening, audiometry, O2 sats, blood glucose per Hemocue protocol,  peak flow, nebulizer treatments, etc.
  • Collects specimens from patients for laboratory tests and notifies requesting providers of abnormal results.
  • Perform lab testing such as urine pregnancy test, rapid strep, and routine urinalysis. and rapid strep test using correct protocols and procedure.
  • Triages patients by telephone or directly as walk-ins to identify urgency and level of care needed.  Makes appropriate referrals required for the management of patient care
  • Assists providers with procedures such as suctioning, I&D, IUD  insertion, endometrial biopsy, straight catheterization, Colposcopy, and suturing
  • Provides or arranges for patient education, such as instructing patients in the proper use of medical equipment, medication administration, diabetic teaching, and other nursing care regimens
  • Ensures that follow-up is made when patients miss scheduled appointments in order to determine the reason and reschedule
  • Assures appropriate scheduling and assists with patient flow
  • Provides translation as needed
  • Assist providers with calling patients regarding abnormal labs, sending medication refills, and paperwork at the request of the provider

Responsibilities Cont'd: Administrative and System Development (10%)

  • Records in the patient’s medical record all care provided and ensure that appropriate forms are properly completed for billing purposes
  • Monitors need for equipment repair/replacement and notify the nursing supervisor when the need arises.
  • Participates in individual or group teaching exercises.
  • Precepts nursing and medical assistant students as needed
  • Provides follow-up on patients seen in the ER, hospital and, patients with chronic diseases and abnormal labs
  • Works on special programs/projects as assigned
  • When assigned will work the telephone call center and Assigned to prescription drug line and call center per Nursing Supervisor
  • Assigned to work with an NP or MD and assist with paperwork, medication refills or other tasks asked to perform

Responsibilities Cont'd: Educational/In-service (5%)

  • Maintains current licensure through in-service education and obtaining CEU’s
  • Serves on committees as needed/assigned

Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Summary of Qualifications and Requirements:

A graduate of an accredited School of Registered Nursing and current Commonwealth of Massachusetts Registration and two to three years of experience working with a diverse population in a health care setting is required.  The position also requires current certification in CPR. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, and Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Bilingual Haitian- Creole also a plus

Please, direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to nyensuahr@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resource Assistant.

| 05.24.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Clinical Operations Nurse Manager

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: Clinical Operations Nurse Manager

Department: Clinical Health Services

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Health Services, the Clinical Operations Nurse Manager will be responsible for supervising nurses and medical assistants in Adult Medicine and Pediatric Clinics along with the Quality Assurance Nurse Manager. Maintains a professional standard of nursing practice and leadership.  Implements a team-based approach to health care and assures quality nursing care to clinic patients while ensuring continuity and optimum care.  Oversees the administration and management of the various disease-specific prevention initiatives and projects, including TB Clinic, Lead Program, Immunization Program, and the Pharmaceuticals Program. This position will be part of the Department of Clinical Health Services Supervisory Team.

Responsibilities: Clinical Administrative (50%)

  • Provides professional and technical nursing supervision to clinic support staff.
  • Directs the ordering of supplies as needed with Unit Coordinator.
  • Monitors the vaccine supply and ordering through DPH and other vendors as needed.
  • Arranges for the maintenance and repair of equipment used in the delivery of patient care.
  • Ensures that patient care areas are kept clean, safe and orderly.
  • Supervises and works on special programs/projects as stated, but not limited to, those above.
  • Provides a team-based approach to health care and precepts nursing and medical assistant students, as needed.

Direct Patient Services (40%)

  • Renders professional nursing care for the well-being of patients, utilizing the nursing process.
  • Triages, patient telephone calls, Call4Help messages, and walk-ins to identify the need for urgent care and makes appropriate referrals required for the management of patient care.
  • Provides daily supervision of the clinical staff and the daily flow of the clinic.
  • Works closely with providers and interdepartmental program staff to assure coordination of patient care.

Educational/In-Service  (10%)

  • Maintains and enhances professional nursing skills and required licensures through continuing education programs (CEU’s).
  • Serves on committees or work teams, as needed.
  • Participates in Health Center meetings, as required.

Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the Clinical Health Services Director.

Summary of Qualifications and Requirements:.

Must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing Program and possess a current Massachusetts Registration in Nursing and certification in CPR. Three years of progressive nursing responsibilities in either a hospital or a community health center required.  Experience working with a diverse population in a health care setting is required.  The ideal candidate must have the ability to team build and to provide or have knowledge of direct patient care.  Excellent organizational skills, and Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including customer relation skills are required.  Bilingual skills (Haitian Creole) are also a plus.

Please, direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to: nyensuahr@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resource Assistant.

| 11.27.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Breast Health Navigator

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: Breast Health Navigator

Department: Clinical Health Services

General Summary of Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Health Services, the Breast Health Navigator will be responsible for performing a variety of breast health care services, including conducting community outreach in the Southwest neighborhoods of Boston and health center in-reach particularly to assist women to navigate breast health services available in the Boston area. The Breast Health Navigator will provide a team-based approach to education and support with breast cancer awareness, early detection, screening, and treatment.  Specific duties will include providing creative community outreach, particularly at health fairs and referrals in targeted communities. Also to conduct in-reach targeting community members who are not connected to health systems and health center clients who are in need of mammography scheduling and follow-up.

Responsibilities: Breast Health Services (50%)

  • Reviews patient records to determine the date of last mammogram and physical examination.
  • Schedules appropriate breast health screening referrals.
  • Follow-up on patients who have missed appointments.
  • Provides liaison services between the patient and the referral site.
  • Provides and/or refers for escort services as necessary for diagnostic and treatment services.
  • Provides and/or refers for translation services.
  • Provides guidance in accessing a team-based approach to health care or other supportive services.
  • Tracks data and demographic information for Women’s Health.
  • Counsels patients in the practice of effective negotiation to obtain services, documents, and monitors services obtained and progress accomplished toward services plan goals. 
  • Participates in internal and external meetings that promote coordination and collaboration with Breast Health Programs.

Community Outreach/In-Reach (20%)

  • Assists with the development and implementation of aggressive street outreach strategies to effectively target community members who are not aware of breast health services and the value of preventive screening.
  • Participates in community health fairs and other community education programs, which promote healthy behaviors and offer the opportunity to reach targeted populations.

Health Education and Training (20%)

  • Provides health information and education to groups and individuals on-site and off-site relevant to breast cancer awareness, screening, and early detection.
  • Maintains a list of community and regional breast health resources.
  • Participates in the selection and/or development of appropriate educational materials and the identification of participation incentives for distribution during outreach activities.

Coordination/Collaboration (10%)

  • Coordinates across departments on matters pertaining to information gathering and service delivery.
  • Interacts closely with the Family and Community Health Services Division of the Department of Clinical Health Services for health education and outreach.
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with community establishments and develops networks for the identification and referral of individuals to healthcare.

Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the Clinical Health Services Director.

Qualifications:

Boston residency and high school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Three or more years of experience working with a diverse population in a community health care setting is required.  Excellent communications and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team are also required. Knowledge of Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, Access, and the Internet is required. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional motivational skills and the ability to facilitate group training and information sharing.  Bilingual in Haitian Creole preferred. The position requires traveling using the employee’s own vehicle or means of transportation to conduct street outreach and attend external meetings.  Demonstrated oral and written communication skills are also required. 

Please, direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to: nyensuahr@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resource Assistant.

| 11.27.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Fully Licensed Dentist

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: Fully Licensed Dentist

Position Summary: Inner-city community health center seeks a full-time Staff Dentist. Under the general supervision of the Dental Director, provides dental care for patients by diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will perform administrative duties to ensure patient flow, high-quality dental services, and efficient dental practice. Both preventative and restorative care will be the focus of this procedure-based, patient-focused, practice.

Minimum Skill and Knowledge Requirements: Position requires the successful completion of a certified academic program in dentistry and a current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Position requires a minimum of one (1) year of general dental experience. One (1) year of activities and credit hours must be obtained in accordance with the requirements of the Board of Registration of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. One (1) year of activities must include at least one annual course in Dental Office Management.

Interested Candidates should forward a cover letter and a resume to the attention of Human Resources at 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126 or email nyensuahr@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408.

| 01.10.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Certified Dental Assistant

Professional, Administrative, and Clerical Services
Currently Seeking: Certified Dental Assistant

Direct Patient Services:

Job Description:

  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by seating and draping patient and providing an explanation of the procedures to be performed.
  • Review Health History and prepare instruments, materials and all other supplies needed for the procedure to be done.
  • At the chair side, assists dentist during a procedure by passing instruments, adjusting lights and provide suction. May also take digital x-rays.*
  • Assists in cleaning up patients following the procedure, clearing workstation area of instruments, soiled barriers, draperies, and all other materials by following proper sterilization procedures and protocols, and prepares for the next patient.*
  • Assist in taking primary impressions, pour and prepare models for the external lab to process for the dental prosthesis.
  • Maintains and expands their current level of dental assistant skill and knowledge by periodically attending continuing education programs. *

Administrative Duties:

  • Greets and assist patients with scheduling appointments.
  • Maintain electronic dental records of procedures performed by the dentist.
  • Log and maintain records of lab cases.

Qualifications: Must possess proof of certification by the State of Massachusetts, High School education and/ or its equivalency or other specialized training beyond high school is required. Must possess the ability to chart and maintain electronic dental records. Must have the ability to understand written or oral instructions; and ability to work with a variety of personnel, patients and community groups.

Job Type: Full-time

Please direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to: nyensuahr@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resource Assistant.

| 07.16.2018 | E-mail | Print |