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: Peer Recovery Coach/OBAT Team Assistant

Professional, Administrative, and Clerical Services 

Currently Seeking: Peer Recovery Coach/OBAT Team Assistant

Peer Recovery Coach/OBAT Team Assistant The Peer Recovery Coach is considered an integral, essential, non-clinical member of the OBAT care team. The Peer Recovery Coach will provide support services to patients with Substance Use Disorders and will assist patients in achieving and sustaining recovery. The Peer Recovery Coach will also support the patient by helping to overcome barriers to care.  This position will facilitate patient access to recovery-oriented substance use disorder treatment, resources, and community recovery groups.  This position will maintain ongoing patient support regardless of relapse and will serve as a motivator, ally, role model, sounding board, and advocate for patients with Substance Use Disorders. The Peer Recovery Coach should also possess a thorough understanding of community culture to address the barriers to successful recovery, use human experience language in place of clinical jargon, and provide links to community resources and treatment options. The Peer Recovery Coach performs a wide range of tasks to help the patient regain independence within the community and mastery over their own processes.

Responsibilities -- 50% Community Outreach and Support: 

  • Works collaboratively with the treatment team in support of evidence-based services to patients with SUD.
  • Works with patients and their Medical and BH providers to assess readiness for behavioral change, level of intervention needed, and engages patients in the development of collaborative treatment plans to achieve goals of risk reduction and/or abstinence.
  • Addresses barriers to successful recovery, works collaboratively to remove barriers and serves as role model and advocate.
  • Help patient navigate the healthcare system and social service system; accompany patients to appointments and meetings as needed.
  • Negotiate and create opportunities for access to treatment and social services for patients; advocate on behalf of patients to help decrease barriers to care.
  • Educate patients about addiction and utilize motivational enhancement techniques to explore ambiguity and demonstrate advantages of treatment.
  • Be available to provide support to patients in immediate risk of relapse or for other time-sensitive matters during and outside of regular business hours.
  • Monitor patients’ progress and evaluate outcome, using a patient tracking system.
  • Clearly and effectively facilitate communication between the patient, OBAT Nurse Case Manager, BH Provider, and any external providers maintain appropriate confidentiality, procedures, and boundaries.
  • Awareness of resources available within the health center to accommodate the needs of patients.

Responsibilities (Cont'd) -- 50% Administrative:

  • Attend bi-weekly OBAT Team meetings.
  • Attend to weekly supervision with independent licensed BH clinical staff.
  • Attend group supervision through Adcare.
  • Work collaboratively with OBAT Nurse Case Manager to update substance use disorder patient registry and produce reports as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and standardized data on all patients.
  • Systematically review the caseload with the supervisor each week, focusing on new patients and patients who are having difficulties.
  • Assist OBAT Nurse Case Manager with other administrative and clerical tasks, as needed.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school diploma required.
  • Demonstrates effective use of skills necessary to maintain long term recovery of 5 or more years.
  • Ability and desire to work with patients utilizing a broad range of treatment modalities such as medication-assisted treatment, 12-step, and harm reduction approach.
  • Recovery Coach Academy preferred at hire, or completion of RCA within 4 months of hire.
  • Certified Addictions Recovery Coach “CARC”.
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, behavioral health professionals, and nurses.
  • Strong advocacy skills along with knowledge of community-based services, resources, and the local recovery community.
  • Comfort with multiple pathways to recovery from SUD and willingness to embrace a patient-centered approach that recognizes an individual’s preferences and autonomy (“recovery by any means necessary”).
  • Comfort in working in both medical and behavioral health settings.
  • Clinical skills in motivational enhancement strategies.
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Must cooperate fully with MCHC’s Corporate Compliance Program and performs all tasks as assigned by the CMO and/or CEO.

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.

| 05.09.2019 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Charge Nurse

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

Position SummaryCharge Needed to assist in the leadership and growth of a dynamic community health center clinic. Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager, the Charge Nurse will be responsible for performing a variety of Administrative duties and assuring patient care services are being met. Will be responsible for supervising nurses and medical assistants in Adult Medicine and Pediatric Clinics. Maintains a professional standard of nursing practice and leadership.  Implements a team-based approach to health care and assures or provides quality nursing care to clinic patients while ensuring continuity and optimum care.

Responsibilities: The position requires performance of managerial duties as assigned. This position will be part of the Department of Clinical Health Services.

Minimum Skill and Knowledge Requirements: A graduate of an accredited School of Registered Nursing and current Commonwealth of Massachusetts Registration and four to five years’ experience working in a leadership role with a diverse population in a health care setting is required, with the ability to motivate and lead their nursing staff. Position also requires a 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.

Interested Candidates should forward your resume to nyensuahr@matchc.org or mail to Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126.

| 03.07.2019 | E-mail | Print |

 

Currently Seeking: Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Coordinator

Professional, Administrative, and Clerical Services 
Currently Seeking: Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Coordinator

Responsibilities: Reporting directly to the Director of Family and Community Health Services (FCHS) the Violence Intervention and Prevention Coordinator will work with residents of the identified Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) neighborhoods of Mattapan to develop, implement and sustain a local coalition. This coalition will set goals and objectives that will include developing a community-based strategy that prevents neighborhood violence.  The position will work closely with other related internal and external programs and services.

Qualifications: Associates Degree with 3-5 years of outreach, violence prevention or community relations work with a diverse population or a Bachelors Degree in public health, social service, or related field with 1-3 years of outreach, violence prevention, or community relations experience working with a diverse population is required.  Candidate must be available to work some evening and weekend hours. Excellent organizational skills, and Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills are required. Experience working in an urban community with persons of diverse cultures is a plus. Bilingual in Haitian-Creole and or Spanish is 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

| 02.16.2018 | E-mail | Print |

Currently Seeking: Staff Nurse

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: Staf 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: Pediatric Physician

Medical, Dental, and Clinical Health Services
Currently Seeking: Pediatric Physician

Job Summary: Urban community health center seeks BE/BC Pediatrician to provide health care for an underserved population in a growing diverse community. The physician provides direct pediatric and adolescent patient care.  Functions as a key member of the provider team.  The Pediatrician will engage in strategic activities implementing a viable community oriented public health forum. The position is salaried with competitive benefits, including primary care physician loan repayment program for eligible physicians, paid malpractice coverage, and group insurance. .

Qualifications: Bilingual skills in French/Creole are a plus but not necessary. Check our website for company profile: www.mattapanchc.org.

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.

| 03.07.2019 | 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 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 successful completion of a 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.

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 Medical Assistant

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

Certified Medical Assistant: Under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor, the Certified Medical Assistant performs a variety of direct patient care services, including but not limited to vital sign and may assist in patient preparation for procedures as well as chaperone the providers and will work closely with other offices, internal and external departments and programs, to assure coordinated services. Clerical duties associated with this position are complete forms, and lab requisitions, answer the telephone and send DNKA cards. If the Medical Assistant possesses special language skills, he/she will provide translation support as needed.

Qualifications: 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 and culturally/ethnically sensitive. Bilingual ability preferred but not necessary.

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.

| 02.22.2017 | 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 |

Currently Seeking: Staff Accountant

Professional, Administrative, and Clerical Services 
Currently Seeking: Staff Accountant

Responsibilities: The Staff Accountant is responsible for all areas of accounts payable including, but not limited to, processing vendor invoices, expense coding, purchase order preparation, monitoring vendor balances, check processing/mailing and interact with vendors. In addition, the Staff Accountant will assist the Accounting Manager in other areas within the Finance department such as deposit preparation, assist with the monthly close, assist with the fiscal year-end audit and other projects as deemed necessary by the Accounting Manager.

Qualifications: 

  • Education: BA/BS in Business.
  • Technical: Must have experience with accounting software (preferably Sage Intacct software).
  • Strong knowledge of Excel.
  • Other: Strong interpersonal, written and oral and communication skills.
  • Willingness to take on new challenges, think critically, and solve problems independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience: 3+ years in an accounting department.

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.

| 03.07.2019 | E-mail | Print |