Current Openings


PART-TIME MEAL DRIVER

Department: Meals on Wheels
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Part-time hourly, Non-Exempt, 25 hrs./wk
Salary: $10.00/hr.
Posted: 9/11/2019

Position Summary:

The meal driver is responsible for meal pickup from designated meal sites and meal delivery to homebound seniors and disabled adults within our designated 24 zip code area via agency truck or personal car.

Description:

  • Maintain knowledge of all routes/maps per site (3)
  • Drive the agency (NAM) truck for delivery of meals
  • Ability to understand and follow maps/routes and directions
  • Ensure sanitation of related equipment including the truck is performed on a daily basis
  • Deliver all assigned meals according to route following meal delivery timeframe all meals delivered by1:30 pm daily
  • Monitor and maintain the truck equipment such as air pressure, add gas when needed, clean inside and outside as needed and address/notify any safety or major maintenance issues to Director and Operations Director as warranted for yearly inspections, permits, etc.
  • Assist in unpacking and packing of meal set up for delivery (hot, frozen, shelf-stable, etc.)
  • Assist in giving reminder calls to volunteers and learn meal site set up logistics to act as substitute if needed
  • Participate in all department staff meetings, staff events.

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training in driving.
  • Prior experience with mapping/directional skills and experience working with seniors and volunteers required with excellent organizational skills. Excellent Driving skills are required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, in addition to a good driving record and insurance.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel- required
  • Database software-familiar
  • Internet Software- familiar

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title "Part-time Meal Driver" in the subject line.

Only résumés forwarded to resumes@namonline.org will be considered. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.


 

COORDINATED ACCESS ASSESSOR/NAVIGATOR

Department: Emergency Basic Needs
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time hourly/Non-Exempt/40 hrs. wk
Salary: $17.54 hr
Posted: 8/27/2019

Description:

  • Screen homeless persons for housing eligibility using the Coordinated Access assessment tool.
  • Provide client referral to the appropriate housing intervention and potential housing sites.
  • Pull housing referral from HMIS and begins the next step process to enrollment.
  • Assist individuals that are homeless in gathering all documents necessary to complete a housing program enrollment.
  • Accompany clients to all housing appointments and serve as clients’ primary advocate during the housing search and selection process prior to transfer to the housing case manager.
  • Transfer all required homeless and housing documentation to the housing case manager.
  • Ensure all data is collected and entered accurately and in a timely manner into HMIS.
  • Be available to conduct assessments at different Assessment Hubs located throughout the Continuum of Care.
  • Attend all Housing Assessor, Navigator, and HMIS trainings in order to fully utilize the Coordinated Access system accurately.
  • Provide high quality services to those accessing the homeless services system.
  • Provide regular feed-back to management level staff of collaborating agencies regarding the front-line Coordinated Access process.
  • Provide feed-back to Coordinated Access Workgroup regarding Policies and Procedures of the Coordinated Access system.
  • Participate in case conferences as needed.
  • Participate in Coordinated Access Transition Team meetings as needed.
  • Work some weekends or evenings as required.
  • Attend NAM staff meeting, staff events and fundraising activities as scheduled

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, good driving record and able to use personal vehicle for reimbursable work related activities.

Computer Skills:

  • Database Software – required
  • Internet Software – familiar
  • "Microsoft Office", special Word and Excel – required

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Coordinated Access Assessor/Navigator” in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.


RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (Grant-Funded)

Department: Pediatric Health Center
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time/Exempt, 40 hrs/week
Salary: $51,840.00 annually
Posted: 8/20/2019
Closing: 9/15/2019

Position Summary:

The Full Time (40 hours per week) Respiratory Therapist (grant-funded) is responsible for providing asthma education to pediatric patients and their families regarding the condition, effective management, and asthma triggers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor patient progress
  • Administer breathing treatments based on instructions provided by the team of providers
  • Educate and counsel pediatric patients and families in the clinic and through home visits on basic respiratory therapy procedures
  • Create therapy programs for patients based on the specific instructions of the team of providers
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in respiratory therapy is required or Master’s Degree in respiratory therapy is strongly preferred. Current and valid CRT license with 2 years of active, respiratory therapy experience required.

Computer Skills:

  • Database Software
  • Internet Software
  • Inventory Software
  • Order Processing Systems
  • “Microsoft Office”, especially Word and Excel

Special Requirements:

  • Must demonstrate through understanding of managed care practices, applicable laws regarding child protection, medical ethics, and previous experience providing individual case management and group education

Language Skills:

  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Respiratory Therapist” in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.


MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Department: Pediatric Health Center
Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77090
FLSA Status: Full-time/Non-exempt, 40 hrs/week
Salary: $13.00/hr.
Posted: 8/16/2019
Closing: 9/15/2019

Position Summary:
The Full Time (40 hours per week) Medical Assistant is responsible for providing supportive patient care functions for an assigned clinical area, under the direct supervision of the Clinical Nurse Supervisor; Position will be responsible for ensuring the safety and comfort of patients and families according to legal, organizational and professional standards.  Proficient in pediatric vaccines, triage, newborn screens, and blood draws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.
  • Effectively participates in planning and preparing for patient visits ensuring appropriate schedules, test results, and clinic specific requirements are available.
  • Rooms patients consistent with clinic needs while determining and documenting chief complaint and reason for visit, vital signs, medication list, allergies, smoking history and other information as required by clinic. Keeps patients informed of delays and progress of clinical appointments.
  • Performs hearing and vision testing, spirometry, point of care testing, specimen collection, equipment cleaning/reprocessing and other requested procedures.
  • Prepares and stocks rooms (daily/weekly) and clinic supplies in advance of clinic visit as well as cleaning rooms appropriately between patients.
  • Prepares and assists with routine and specialty procedures.
  • Schedules patients for follow up appointments or referrals and performs routine clerical duties for team and staff to include photocopying, scanning and faxing.
  • Communicate by telephone and in person with patients, performs screening as appropriate.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPPA guidelines.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed an accredited Medical Assistant training program.

Computer Skills:

  • Database Software
  • Internet Software
  • Inventory Software
  • Order Processing Systems
  • “Microsoft Office”, especially Word and Excel

Special Requirements:

  • Use/care of standard clinic equipment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified
  • Supplying annual proof of a negative TB skin test or a negative chest X-ray every 2 years

Language Skills:

  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “Medical Assistant” in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

*All applicants must be able to pass a background check.


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