Public Health Solutions Employee Reviews in United States

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Lead Nurse & lactation Nurse (Former Employee) –  Astoria, NYJanuary 12, 2016
This was great location to be a nurse and raise a family. i was very happy to come into work. great team members. This location was a great location for multi tasking in fast pace. It was a pleasure to have gained this experience and knowledge. Wish there was more to grow but it is one field in medical healthcare.
Pros
benefits medical
Cons
pay scale
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Great work, middlemanagement need to be more culture sensitive..upper management very professional...company offers many great benefits.
Community Health Worker (Current Employee) –  Corona, NYJune 30, 2015
I rate this company 3 out of 5. I love the work and the part-time benefits however middle management doesn't recognize the need to balance family and work. Upper management very professional
and they provide plenty of training opportunies.
Pros
great benefits
Cons
the only promote employees if they have a degree.
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Excellent not-for-profit organization
Food Stamps Counselor (Current Employee) –  New York, NYApril 29, 2015
A typical day at work includes direct contact with clients from all background. I have gotten a wonderful knowledge about SNAP and other government benefits.
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Avoid at all costs!!
Early Intervention Service Coordinator (EISC) (Former Employee) –  Bronx, NYApril 18, 2015
As a new EISC (Early Intervention Service Coordinator), everything is easy. They have you read the protocols, visit providers and eventually have you shadow a more seasoned SC to prepare you for your first visit. First month you get a case, you have 75 units to bill for and with a quota so low is easily attainable. Each month that quota goes up until month 5 where you're expected to complete 430. 90% of the time you won't have the "proper" amount of cases which leads to more creative ways of getting that magic 430.

The staff at first are somewhat standoffish but after they see you're in the trenches warm up to you. The supervisor micromanages you to the tee and smothers you even if you really don't need the help. The role of the EISC is to meet with the parent, secure consents, assign the provider to do the evaluation, complete the insurance section on NYEIS, follow up every week with parent and/or provider, once the MDE is uploaded reach out to parent and make sure the provider has someone explain findings to the parent. If the child isn't eligible, you meet with the parent and have them sign to close the case out. If the child is eligible, you meet with the parent and prepare them for the meeting with the city official that will establish how often the child will get the services, where and for how long. After that, you may need to secure a prescription with the child's doctor, search for the agency to provide the service, and follow up every 3 months. On top of that, you need to have 6 month or annual reviews, amendments to add services in-between meetings, and prepare
  more... the family for the 3-5 program if the child is over 2.4 years old. All of that for one case, now try managing 35-50 cases between two boroughs.

If you have time off be aware that you will still need to make up units by the end of the month.

The starting salary is $33,000 but after all I described it isn't enough.
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Pros
Somewhat flexible schedule if you are out in the field
Cons
Micromanging supervisor, unrealistic expectations, and overworked & underpaid
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New Experience
Certified Application Counselor (Former Employee) –  New York, NYFebruary 17, 2015
I learned thoroughly about the new health care law, how to assist clients and educate them on their health care options available to them.
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Staff focused on eliminating health inequities for NYC women and children
Regional Coordinator, NYC SICD Resource Center (Current Employee) –  New York, NYFebruary 17, 2015
This is a NFP that for over 50 years has striven to improve the health and well-being of NYC families, with a particular focus on women and children. Co-workers are dedicated as well to this mission, and management works to keep the mission focused on achieving these goals.
The best part of this job is working with staff, consumers, and outside agencies to improve the survivability of young infants. There is no "hardest" part of the job.
Pros
benefits, events, focus on employee health
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Great atmosphere
Human Resources Assistant (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 8, 2014
It was a pleasure working with the Human Resources team at PHS. Managers and coworkers were supportive and great mentors.
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assist families
Service Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Brooklyn NYOctober 29, 2014
work mainly with parent with special need children. I schedule meetings, arrange evaluations, work mainly with Arabic speaking families since I am fluent in Arabic.
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Fun
Early Intervention Service Coordinator (Former Employee) –  brooklyn,NYOctober 1, 2014
I helped tutor children in different subjects so that when they are in class they are up to date as to what is going on rather than not knowing anything at all. I helped prepare kids for gifted and talented exams.
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Good experience, flexible
Service Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Brooklyn, NYSeptember 10, 2014
Good job as a start to your career, you learn a lot about dealing with different clients and amount of paperwork that needs to be filled out. I'm only speaking for Brooklyn office but the best part in this job is that there is no micromanagement, this job can be very flexible as long as you do your job right.
Pros
flexibility
Cons
salary is low and does not improve much with time
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Case Management
Case Manager (Former Employee) –  Bronx, NYJune 29, 2014
Public Health Solutions is a great company to step your foot in to Early Intervention. They have the tools to teach you all there is to know about case management. Their training is extensive and they make sure that you are properly trained.
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Public Health Solutions is a wonderful non-profit organization.
WIC Nutritionist (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJune 26, 2014
The work environment was fun and productive. All employees were dedicated in serving the neighborhood WIC clients in both Astoria and Flushing. Ms. Paulette was an excellent WIC director and I learned a lot from this company within the short period of time I was employed with Public Health Solutions.
Pros
excellent team work
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Pretty Cool Environment
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Current Employee) –  Queens, NYFebruary 5, 2014
The People are cool. You have to remember that you are dealing with low income families and sometimes that means dealing with a certain type of attitude with people. Co-Workers are nice but some nutritionist seem a bit snotty. Management is ok overall. The hardest part is helping people within the guidelines. You can have so much material to work with be only be permitted to say an use so much of because of rules and regulations. Another hard part is when people just flat out ignore you or put you down. The most enjoyable is helping people and educating them, listening to their stories and relating to them. It helps build a peer counselor bond and you can help them better. People tend to listen to others who they can relate better with. I love educating people and telling them everything they can achieve (in a breastfeeding point of view) as well as learning myself new things
Pros
learning from other moms, helping people out
Cons
short lunch
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Productive, friendly place to work
Contract Manager (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 17, 2013
Nice place to work. Family-friendly environment. Competent staff.
Pros
flexibility
Cons
none-stop work with continuous deadlines
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Great place to work
Administrative Assistant/ Data Quality Associate (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 7, 2013
I worked with Public Health Solutions for almost 9 years and I truly loved the diversity the company portrays.
Pros
parties
Cons
health insurance and not great.
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Good working environment with the potential to learn a lot about mental illness and substance abuse.
Full-Time Direct Support Staff (Former Employee) –  Columbia Heights, MNNovember 3, 2013
Practice crisis intervention and harm reduction. Also applied motivational interview to assistant patients in eradicating problematic behaviors. Cooked, cleaned, and provided transportation.
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Liberal attitudes toward both staff and clients
Activity and Business Services (Former Employee) –  Minneapolis, MNSeptember 24, 2013
At work you were recognized for both your abilities to follow company policy and state guidelines, but were also invited to "think out of the box".

Some coworkers could be extremely lazy and others very ambitious and creative.

Management was hands on only when needed. Management encouraged suggestions and ideas to better help clients. Very informative trainings.

The hardest part of my job was when there were out of control bevaviors and the police needed to be called. These were times with clients that suffered from mental illness.

The best part of my job was when I could get clients interested in things they already knew about of to have them express an interest in something brand new.
Pros
almost unlimited activity planning for clients
Cons
some training of new employees by not so good existing employees
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Good entry level
Service Coordinator/Case Manager (Current Employee) –  Bronx, NYSeptember 6, 2013
Very good place to start your career. My coworkers are great. Director is not supportive. They have unrealisticic expectations. The time is supposed to be 9-5 but due to the work that you are expected to do the hours or more 24-7.
Pros
good as first job after college
Cons
unrealistic expectations. a lot of time consuming paper work plus computer ent
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Managed Care Specialist
Managed Care Specialist (Former Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 22, 2013
Love Medical Billing/Coding
Developing EMR/Billing Sections of eClinicalworks V9.0 and V10.31
Pros
medical billing experience heightened
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Great place for starting a career
Service Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Brooklyn, NYFebruary 27, 2013
Love the flexibility that PHS offers. Very pleasant and friendly working environment.
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