Full-time, Paid, Street Medicine Van Coordinator, Primary Care

June 20, 2022

Mon., May 9 

Janian Medical Care

Position Description 
Janian Medical Care, P.C., an affiliate of Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), is seeking a street medicine van coordinator, dedicated to working with complex and marginalized patients to provide primary and urgent care services.The street medicine program includes a medical van to support the provision of medical services to individuals experiencing street homelessness and identified by outreach workers. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Evaluating how the van is used to bring suggestions for improvement
  • Assessing efficiency and suggesting new uses to maximize health benefit to the population
  • Driving Medical Van
  • Coordinating Medical Van parking
  • Coordinating Medical Van schedule between teams and locations
  • Picking up and delivering medical supplies to teams and clients, delivery of samples to laboratories
  • Cleaning and basic maintenance of van and van equipment
  • Coordinating upkeep and repair of van and van equipment when necessary
  • Maintaining medical supply and equipment including quality control testing and inventory management
  • Communicating with Street Medicine providers about their use of Medical Van on a day-by-day basis
  • Completing basic intake and collection of client information, insurance coverage verifications, liaising with laboratory and pharmacies as directed by provider, coordinating followup with outreach staff
  • Taking and recording vital signs
  • Preparing patients for examination and performing basic screenings
  • Performing laboratory services including phlebotomy
  • Performing EKG exams
  • Carrying out point-of-care testing as directed by the provider

Position Requirements: 

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Valid NY State Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • Comfort driving in New York City and familiarity with geography of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens or comfort using GPS
  • Must be willing to travel during the course of the work week to our various locations to work with assigned providers
  • Medical assistant training completed in a vocational technical high school setting diploma, post secondary medical assistant training program certificate, OR BA with case-management experience or strong interest and aptitude for working with people experiencing homelessness
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proficiency in the use of eCW preferred
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and electronic medical record keeping preferred
  • CPR certification is a plus but not required
  • Applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as per the NYC Vaccination Mandate. Reasonable accommodation available for consideration based on religious and medical exemptions as outlined by NYC Vaccination Mandate.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker a plus 

Time Commitment
Full-time, 35 hours per week.