Leading Communities Toward a Culture of health

Employment

Gateway to Care is a 501(c)(3) collaborative comprised of 167 public and private safety net health systems, coalitions, advocacy groups and social service providers working together to assist the approximately 2.2 million medically indigent residents in the greater Houston area in receiving medical care at the most appropriate setting. Our mission is to facilitate access to adequate healthcare for uninsured and underinsured persons in the Harris County service region by establishing a mechanism for health care agencies, coalitions, funding entities and advocacy groups to coordinate common administrative and service delivery activities to provide a seamless service delivery system.

Our mission is to facilitate access to adequate healthcare for uninsured and underinsured persons in the Harris County service region by establishing a mechanism for health care agencies, coalitions, funding entities and advocacy groups to coordinate common administrative and service delivery activities to provide a seamless service delivery system.


Current Open Positions

 

Program Director

We are seeking a Program Director to be the operational leader of one or more programs. The Program Director is responsible for management of the programs’ HR, Finance, and IT functions under the supervision and guidance of the Executive Director. Administrative tasks and responsibilities include assuring a smooth start-up and integration of new programs; growth of existing programs, maintaining and adhering to multiple grant budgets; time and effort reporting, orienting, evaluating, and directing staff; and meeting program goals. This key position reports to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Keeps programs up-to-date with HR processes, procedures and records related to all staff current and past.
  • Handles all finances as it relates to AR/AP, payroll, reports, grants and decision making as it relates to program needs and organizational goals.
  • Manages IT needs, equipment assignments, equipment check out, IT requests, and inventory.
  • Manages resources, working closely with internal staff as well as outside contractors including, but not limited to, HR, IT, and Finance.
  • Assigns duties, monitors results, controls budget, and appraises performance and directs staff as appropriate.
  • Facilitates the organization, leadership, collaboration building, and coordination of activities necessary to develop and support programs.
  • Works with the Gateway to Care Collaborative to implement programs to foster a Culture of Health in the Gulf Coast Region of Texas.
  • Directs, evaluates, and coaches staff in the effective completion of assignments in a timely manner to achieve program goals in all areas of responsibility. Assures that all levels of staff perform according to established standards.
  • Develops succinct and thorough reports on the status of projects, finances, personnel, and issues for programs to deliver to the Executive Director, Board, and Grantors.
  • Budgets to attain goals and maintain activities within budget facilitating timely reimbursement for grant funded activities.
  • Directs the grants application, reporting, and renewal process to obtain additional funding and assure timely submission of applications and required reports for programs directed.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience within healthcare organizations.
  • At least 5 years’ project management experience.
  • Experience writing and overseeing grants and funding.
  • Financial expertise including budgeting and allocation of funds.
  • Exceptional computer skills with Microsoft Office.

Benefits:

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive pay and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All inquiries on the position should be emailed to the Executive Director Ms. Zeljka Mijic at zmijic@gatewaytocare.org


OUTREACH CLERK

We are currently seeking a Clerk to perform a variety of activities that support the operation of the Outreach projects of Gateway to Care.

Responsibilities:

Perform or oversee daily operational functions including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Help project staff and other key staff with routine office functions such as making copies, collating reports and other general office duties as assigned and as time allows
  • Maintain handouts for training, outreach activities, and meetings keeping an accurate count of materials used.
  • Taking notes at Staff and Partner meetings
  • Maintaining contract files and legal documents under the guidance of the Gateway to Care Administrative Assistant
  • Help schedule and coordinate meetings as time allows
  • Maintain calendar for Outreach staff
  • Help manage and process payroll and mileage in coordination with the Administrative Assistant and Insperity for Outreach staff
  • Support data collection for staff and prepare reports under management supervision
  • Serve as the receptionist for the organization and route callers and visitors to the appropriate person in a cordial and responsive manner
  • Work harmoniously with clinics, referral sources, provider office personnel and the community
  • Maintain emotional control and diplomacy during interactions
  • Communicate verbally and nonverbally in a pleasant manner
  • Function independently and as a member of a team
  • Collaborate with management to ensure all program needs are met

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED; Associate’s degree and or office management certification desirable
  • 3 years experience in an office management support role
  • Good verbal skills needed due to heavy public contact
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with the use of a PC and ability to type 30 words per minute with minimal errors a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Must have reliable transportation

Benefits:

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive pay and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All inquiries on the position should be emailed to the Administrative Clerk Klarisa Perales at kperales@gatewaytocare.org