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-Tue-Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Wed, 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Every Other Sat, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Call the Health Center for more information at 617.296.0061

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617-296-0061

Opening times

  • Monday Tuesday Thursday 
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Wednesday 
    8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m
    Friday 
    8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
    .
    Every Other Saturday 
    9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.
  • New Patients are welcome. Please call to make an appointment. We can be reached at
    617-296-0061 (24 hrs.) Please arrive a half hour prior to your visit.

    Need insurance? Call 617-296-0061 to make an appointment with a Financial Counselor.

Opening times

Mon, Tue, Thur 8.00-5.00, Wed 8:00-8:00, Fri 8.30-5.00, every other Sat 9:00-1:00

Employment

Currently Seeking: Staff Dentist

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

Department: Dental Health Services

General Summary of Duties:

Under general supervision of the Dental Director, provides dental care to patients by diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums.  The incumbent will perform high-quality dental services and maintain efficiency.

Responsibilities: General and Specialized Dentistry Services (90%)

  • Examines patient’s teeth and surrounding oral cavity using various dental instruments and digital x-rays to determine need for dental treatment.
  • Records results of examination in patient’s electronic chart.
  • Formulates treatment plan and document all medications, treatment, diagnosis and consultation.
  • Performs preventive dental health services for adults and children.
  • Performs various restorative and therapeutic procedures such as endodontic and periodontal therapies, minor surgical procedures, pulpotomies, crowns and bridges.
  • Performs other appropriate dental treatments and procedures to restore dental health and function.
  • Educate patients to maintain proper oral health.

Clinical Administrative Duties (10%)

  • Maintain patient records, attend and participate in various staff and committee meetings.
  • Work with Clinical Operations Team to ensure efficient patient flow, patient satisfaction, internal and external patient referrals.

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

Qualifications:

Position requires successful completion of certified academic program in dentistry and 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.   

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.

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Currently Seeking: Medical Records Clerk

Professional, Administrative, and Clerical Services
Currently Seeking: Medical Records Clerk

General Summary of Duties: Under the supervision of the Clinical Operations Assistant, provides medical record-related services to the clinical and administrative staff.  Daily scanning of documents, taking telephone requests from attorneys, other institutions, and patients, immediate response to record requests, and preparing the documents for signature of the appropriate administrator.  Perform all duties while maintaining the confidentiality of patient information.

Responsibilities:

Record Retrieval, Processing, and Scanning: 60%

  • Provide excellent customer service to the Health Center staff who rely on the use of Medical Records.
  • Scan daily documents from the Clinical and Behavioral Health Dept in a timely manner
  • Answer the telephone in the Medical Records area
  • Respond to records requests in a timely manner to patients on-site and via telephone
  • Retrieve records as requested
  • Document location of records as required by division procedures
  • Deliver records if requested to clinical and administrative staff
  • Copy and mail copies of records that are requested.
  • Provide other medical record related duties as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Respond to outside Request for Medical Records: 40%

  • Receive subpoenas or other court documents on behalf of the health center
  • Supervise the preparation of patient record copies in response to patient or other outside requests
  • Present prepared record copies to the authorized person for signoff.

Must fully cooperate with MCHC’s Corporate Compliance Program and perform all tasks as assigned by the manager.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum three years medical record experience required
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Good clerical skills
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of Ochin Epic (an asset)
  • Ability to work independently and solve routine problems
  • Full understanding of the guidelines for complying with requests for record release
  • Ability to provide services in a positive, friendly manner in a busy work environment
  • Ability to perform in a position that requires standing, stooping, lifting, and walking 20% of the time, sitting 80%.
  • Ability to organize available staff resources within the division and assign tasks.

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.

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Currently Seeking: Population Health Team Nurse

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: Population Health Team Nurse

Clinical Health Services:

Job Summary: Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC) is committed to improving the health and well-being of diverse populations in Mattapan and surrounding communities by providing exceptional primary care and preventive health and social services. MCHC’s quality improvement and quality assurance (QI/QA) program include various initiatives focused on proactively managing health center patients with chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, depression) and preventive care needs. As an accountable care organization, MCHC provides quality care through a team-based, patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care.

The Population Health Team Nurse is an integral role of the Population Health Team at Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC). Under the direction of the Quality Director and QA Nurse Manager, the Population Health Team Nurse will play a vital role in care coordination and addressing the biopsychosocial needs of complex care patients and patients with significant clinical co-morbidities. The Population Health Team Nurse is responsible for outreach, care coordination, education, direct patient care, and remote patient monitoring in the form of skilled nursing on-site and telemedicine visits to select patients in high-risk populations. Some of these high-risk populations include, but are not limited to, patients who are most at risk for poor outcomes related to high ED utilization, are on high-risk medications, lack of follow up for recommended screenings and surveillance (for example: out of care patients with Diabetes, on anticoagulation medication, have uncontrolled hypertension, have abnormal Mammogram or Pap smear). The Population Health RN will work in collaboration with the providers and the immediate care team (Team RN’s and Medical Assistants) to address the needs of the patient and assure the continuity of care of the patient.

Responsibilities: Direct Patient Services and Clinical Administrative Duties

  • As part of the Population Health Team, the Population Health Team Nurse is involved in the designing of care management programs that address quality metrics of high-value health care, in collaboration with on-site primary care providers, including Behavioral Health, the MCHC QI Committee, and with the Boston Accountable Care Organization (BACO) system partners.
  • Initiates and executes proactive population-specific outreach efforts for targeted screenings or condition follow-up.
  • Identifies patients and conducts RN visits for patients who are eligible candidates for RN visits (E.g., patients with Diabetes or uncontrolled hypertension).
  • Monitors and coordinates care for patients enrolled in the remote patient monitoring program.
  • Provides timely and ongoing communication with the PCP and practice team to identify the highest risk patients and to maximize the management of patient needs and related risk reduction.
  • Monitors quality measures related to target populations and work with the team on improvement strategies.
  • Assists patients in problem-solving issues related to the health care system, financial and psychosocial barriers
  • Performs ongoing evaluation and documentation of patient progress/risk status and appropriate scheduling of interventions
  • Coordination of care with other care managers (home health care, payer case managers, etc.) and specialists to maximize care and promote patient safety.
  • Utilization and further development of population-specific patient registries, EMR-based reports, and dashboards, and external data reporting tools as appropriate.
  • Remains up-to-date with required training and competencies as required to perform roles and responsibilities.
  • Attend appropriate clinic department meetings as Epic expert and as OCHIN liaison.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

A degree from an accredited nursing program, current MA nursing license, and current CPR required. A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience is required in one or more of the following areas: community health, public health, chronic disease management, or community nursing. A degree from an accredited nursing program, a current MA nursing license, and CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association; BLS for Health Care Providers required; Ability to work independently and as a member of the MCHC clinical teams is a must. Sensitivity to ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual orientation diversity and competency to develop strong patient-centered relationships with patients of all backgrounds. Must have excellent organizational skills, basic computer skills such as Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and knowledge and experience working with electronic medical records and data reporting tools. Bilingual in Haitian-Creole or Spanish and experience working in an urban community with persons of diverse cultures and is a plus. Must have the ability to establish rapport, develop trust and build collaborative working alliances with patients, families, clinical teams, and other partners. Possess well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to plan, organize, and the ability to complete associated paperwork promptly and maintain confidentiality. Previous EMR experience helpful, preferably with Epic

Must cooperate fully with MCHC’s Corporate Compliance Program and performs all tasks as assigned by the Director of Population Health.

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.

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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 brownd@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: RN/LPN

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: RN/LPN

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 ensures 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.

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Currently Seeking: Family Planning Counselor

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: Family Planning Counselor

Clinical Health Services:

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Family and Community Health Services (FCHC), the Family Planning Counselor will be responsible for providing counseling and services for patients regarding contraception, pregnancy, and sexual education. Specifically, this position will ensure that all requested reports and provided services to clients comply with grantor and Mattapan Community Health Center’s policies and procedures. The incumbent will work closely with other departments and programs, to assure coordinated services.

Responsibilities: 

Counseling/Support Services (65%): 

  • Provides Family Planning Counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Counsel individuals or groups on contraceptive methods, pregnancy, sterilization methods, STIs and human sexuality.
  • Instruct patient on selected birth control methods as prescribed by the Provider.
  • Conduct pregnancy tests and offer HIV pre and post-test counseling.
  • Interview all prenatal patients in their third trimester and provide information on available methods of Family Planning.
  • Provide advocacy, follow-up, and referrals.
  • Provide translation as needed.

Outreach and Collaboration (15%): 

  • Provides Family Planning Counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Actively participate in outreach and collaboration activities with other agencies and Mattapan CHC departments
  • Instruct individuals and groups in family planning issues
  • Provide services to schools as health educators around issues of self-esteem, values, sexuality, hygiene, HIV related issues, and choice
  • Work with ABCD and other funding sources. Comply with all ABCD policies, procedures, protocols, and administrative requirements.
  • Work with other health center teams to research, develop and distribute communication material about the various services provided by the unit and
    Mattapan Community Health Center.
  • Participate in community health projects such as health fairs, school health initiatives, and others.

Counseling/Support Services (15%): 

  • Provides Family Planning Counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports for internal and external reporting purposes.
  • Order and audit all necessary supplies.
  • Maintain complete logs of all treatment and counseling activities for internal and external reporting purposes.
  • Complete all data collection instruments, history sheets and consent forms. When applicable, ensure that patient's signature is on all consent forms.
  • Ensure that appropriate documentation is made in the medical record.
  • Notify nursing staff provider when charts are not in compliance. 
  • Collect, organize, and maintain client demographics and services delivery data.
  • Maintain accurate client records in compliance with ABCD and Health Center policies and procedures.
  • Oversee client progress from the point of entry to completion of service delivery.
  • Participate in departmental and health center staff meetings.

Professional Development (5%): 

  • Maintains and expands current level of professional knowledge of theory and practice through continuing education programs.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

One to three years of experience in a Family Planning program, providing counseling of individuals, families and groups in reproductive health, sexuality, contraception, HIV prevention, and pregnancy options. Completion of a recognized Family Planning training program, a demonstrated awareness of community resources, a minimum of two years of community advocacy experience, and excellent interpersonal skills. Fluency in Haitian-Creole and/or Spanish is desired. The ideal candidate must have the ability to work well on a team, work flexible hours, and to work well under pressure. Excellent organizational skills, and Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills are required. Experience in a community health setting with persons of diverse cultures is a plus

Must cooperate fully with MCHC’s Corporate Compliance Program and performs all tasks as assigned by the Director of Family and Community Health Services.

Candidate is required to successfully complete a basic family planning counseling course and certification by ABCD/BFP.

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.

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Currently Seeking: Medical Assistant

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant: Under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor, the Medical Assistant performs a variety of direct patient care services, including but not limited to, taking vital signs, assisting in patient preparation for procedures, and other ways to assist providers. Medical Assistants work closely with other internal and external departments to assure coordinated services. Clerical duties associated with this position include completing forms and lab requisitions, answering the telephone, and sending DNKA cards. If the Medical Assistant possesses special language skills, he/she will provide translation support as needed.

Qualifications: Must possess a certification of completion from an accredited Medical Assistant Program and a current certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The ideal candidate must have one year of recent clinical experience, in a hospital or community health care setting, must be flexible; organized; culturally/ethnically sensitive. Bilingual ability preferred but not necessary.

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.

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Currently Seeking: Dental Assistant

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services 
Currently Seeking: Dental Assistant

Department: Dental Health Services

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Senior Dentist, the Dental Assistant provides assistance during dental procedures and performs office/clerical support such as handling and keeping of records, assisting the dentist, taking, developing, and mounting radiographs, and dental health education.

Responsibilities: 

Direct Patient Services (75%)

  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by seating patient in chair and providing an explanation of the procedures to be performed.
  • Drapes patient with protective linens and sets up instrument tray containing dental instruments, suction, gauze and other required supplies.
  • At the chairside, assists dentist during procedure by passing instruments, adjusting light on dental site, suctioning fluids and dental particles. May take and develop dental x-rays.
  • Assists patient with cleanup following procedure, clears work site of instruments, soiled linens and other materials following proper sterilization procedures and protocols, and prepares for next patient.
  • A registered Dental assistant will also polish teeth and take master impressions.
  • May assist laboratory technician in the construction of dental prosthesis and other dental models prepared for patient.
  • Maintains and expands current level of dental assistant skill and knowledge by periodically attending continuing education programs.
  • Assist Dentist or Hygienist with School-based screenings

Administrative Duties (25%)

  • Greeting and scheduling appointments for the patients.
  • Order office supplies when necessary.
  • Tracks supplies as needed.
  • Maintains records of procedures performed by dentist.
  • Assist with the billing process for the patients.

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

Summary of Qualifications and Requirements:

Successful completion of a certified Dental Assistant Program at an accredited institution, High School education and/or its equivalency or other specialized training beyond high school is required. Must possess the ability to make and keep dental charts and records; ability to understand written or oral instructions; and ability to work with a variety of personnel, patients, and community groups.

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.

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