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General Dentist


REPORTS TO: Chief Dental Officer
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-Time

SUMMARY

Responsible for the care of dental patients. Such care includes correct diagnosis of the present etiology, informing the patient of the existing state of health of his/her oral cavity, followed by a discussion of the various treatment modalities available, including a discussion of what would follow with treatment and without. Based on this information, a tentative treatment plan, which is acceptable to the patient, will be established. The performance of the agreed upon procedures will be at the highest level of quality within the dentist’s capability.

Position Benefits

  • Competitive salary plus excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403b retirement plan, paid disability and life insurance, paid malpractice, relocation, paid CDE, salary incentive, and excellent vacation package.
  • Loan repayment available through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
  • Shared on call schedule
  • First shift schedule; four (4) 10 hour days per week
  • Single, robust EDR (NextGen)
  • Additional compensation provided for patient services provided on weekends
  • J-1/H-1 Visa Sponsorship

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualified applicant must be DMD/DDS with a current Pennsylvania Dental License and DEA License. Knowledge of Electronic Dental Records preferred. Ability to provide quality, comprehensive dental care in a compassionate matter.

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, pharmacy, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to all. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

LPN Per-Diem


REPORTS TO: Medical Services Coordinator
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center/Harborcreek Health Center/Girard SBHC
STATUS OF POSITION: Per-Diem (As Needed)
SALARY RANGE: $15.00/Hour (Per-Diem Rate)

SUMMARY

The important role of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is to support the Physician. This position is responsible for prompt and courteous assistance to all patients of CHN. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of patient’s clinical records. Prepares reviews, evaluates, interprets, and records vital statistics and other data affecting patient care. Coordinates referrals to other health and social service agencies; establishes and maintains a cooperative relationship with patients. Supports the Physician by facilitating patient flow, providing timely telephone and walk-in triage, including but not limited to, requests for lab results, inquiries regarding current condition, chief compliant and communicating all information to attending physician. Supports the primary care office activities of registration, discharge, medical records, phone reception and scheduling as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from an accredited school of Practical Nursing
• Current license to practice nursing within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
• CPR Certification
• Have one (1) year to two (2) years preferred experience in outpatient medical office
• Provide prompt and courteous assistance to all patients of CHN

HOURS OF WORK:
Flexible Work Hours as needed, Monday through Sunday. Hours of work and days may be adjusted to meet operational needs of the department.

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to our patients. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com or mail cover letter/resume to Community Health Net, P.O. Box 369, Erie, PA 16512. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Medical Office Assistant


REPORTS TO: Front Office Supervisor
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time
SALARY RANGE: $8.50- $10.45/hour

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Front Office Supervisor, the Office Assistant is responsible for all billing records, patient registration/discharge, medical records, referrals, and clerical activities that support the functions of the medical practice. Other related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greets patients in a customer friendly manner and maintains positive, friendly, interpersonal relationships throughout entire visit.
  • Assists patients in a professional and compassionate manner, in order to, quickly resolve patient concerns.  Directs appropriate concerns to Supervisor.
  • Accurately and efficiently performs registration/discharge process by confirming spelling, accurate demographic information, and insurance information.  Maintains and updates patient information on the computer system.
  • Works to ensure smooth office flow by supporting entire medical practice to include but not be limited to, cross training in medical records, referrals and any other office function needed to assist office/patient flow.
  • Prepares encounter forms for pick up, ensures information on encounter forms are accurate, completed and resolved.
  • Prepares cash deposit and maintains log, as per policy and procedure.
  • Adheres to Finance Department Policies and Procedures, including but not limited to, accurate compilation of data into computer system, collection of payment for services rendered, and insurance validation.
  • Ensures that messages taken are accurate and complete in accordance with message taking procedure.
  • Assists Medical Records Clerk in ensuring that patient charts are prepared for office staff and providers prior to the patient appointment.
  • Assist Medical Records Clerk in obtaining chart numbers and information to make charts/patient information available for provider review.

REQUIREMENTS

Certified Medical Secretary Certification preferred or equivalent medical office experience/training required.  Proven exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.  Proven organizational and time management skills required.  Confidentiality in handling patient and organizational information mandatory.  PC knowledge, keyboarding skills required.  Some understanding of medical terminology preferred.  Bi-lingual skills preferred.

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, pharmacy, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to all. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Healthcare for the Homeless (HCH) Medical Assistant


REPORTS TO: HCH Program Director
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time

SUMMARY

Assist the HCH Program Director in providing quality health care services to the homeless patient population at Community Health Net. Assist in taking patient health history and initial health screening, maintain and update patient records, and complete basic clerical tasks. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationship with patient, shelter staff, co-workers, and internal and external customers. Performs other duties as assigned.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Adheres to Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Community Health Net’s Medical Assistant position.
• Patient scheduling and appointment reminders.
• Initial patient contact, performance of vital signs, weight and pain score.
• Obtaining laboratory results and records.
• Scheduling referral appointments.
o Completes HMO and Community Health Net referral process:
o Logs and track referral appointments.
• Updates and maintains patient records and completes basic clerical duties.
• Assists in interviewing patient and family members to obtain social information regarding home environment, family relationships, health history, personality traits, mental health history, financial situation, housing status, educational background and possible substance abuse history relevant to patient treatment. Using such data to suggest a plan of action.
• Provides health education and information regarding Community Health Net services to patients and shelter staff.
• Promotes, maintains, and restores the well-being of the client in a professional manner.
• Documents health teachings for patient and follow-up based on individual needs as directed by supervisor.
• Follows established program protocols to best serve the participants and the integrity of the program.
• As assigned by supervisor, visits locations where homeless individuals may congregate to educate them on the opportunities available for total health care at Community Health Net
• Has a clear understanding of the proper and acceptable outreach techniques and the ability to “communicate” with an urban population.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Current Medical Assistant certification from accredited school or equivalent experience required. Excellent communication skills, an ability to handle a large volume and wide variety of requests are necessary. Confidentiality in handling patient and organizational information mandatory. PC knowledge, keyboarding skills and medical terminology required and strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of support services available within the Erie Community required

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to our patients. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com or mail cover letter/resume/cv to Community Health Net, P.O. Box 369, Erie, PA 16512. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.


Nurse Case Manager – Ryan White Part C


REPORTS TO: Program Director – Ryan White Part C
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C Program Director, the Nurse Case Manager coordinates the primary care for Ryan White patients, which includes, but is not limited to, completing the initial history, patient education, linkage to care, and medication and treatment adherence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • • Adheres to the essential duties and responsibilities of Community Health Net’s Nurse Position.
    • Provide Nursing job duties for Ryan White and Medical Departments.
    • Case Management: A range of patient-centered services that links patients with primary medical care, physiological and other services to insure timely, coordinates access to medically-appropriate health support services, continuity of care, and services to prevent unnecessary hospitalization.
    • Initiates comprehensive assessments of the patient’s needs and personal support systems.
    • Develops comprehensive, individualized service plans for patients.
    • Coordinates services required to implement service plan.
    • Processes positive HIV referrals: processes intake information, conducts initial physical exam, orders initial lab work, schedules referrals, and access needed to community service programs which specialization in HIV Care and Treatment Services.
    • Conducts confidential HIV testing and counseling.
    • Assists with coordination of Quality Improvement (QI) program, to ensure compliance of clinical protocols, by service providers.
    • Assists patients with obtaining HIV medication coverage through SPBP (Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program).
    • Reports all HIV positive tests to the Erie County Health Department.
    • Educates patients on the prevention of the spread of HIV, how to cope with the physical, social, and psychological aspects of their disease.
    • Educates and supports loved ones and family members of those infected with HIV.
    • Assists with entry of patient data into the clinical management information system.
    • Perform other job duties as assigned by Ryan White Program Director.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Licensed Practical Nurse with a current PA license and a minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, including phlebotomy, is required. A minimum of one (1) year experience in Case Management, HIV, and/or Drug and Alcohol counseling experience preferred.

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to our patients. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com or mail cover letter/resume/cv to Community Health Net, P.O. Box 369, Erie, PA 16512. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Referral Specialist


REPORTS TO: Quality and Performance Improvement Coordinator
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time

SUMMARY

Executes patient insurance referrals, consultations, and diagnostic procedures relating to the healthcare facility. Perform other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Schedules consultations and diagnostic appointments with hospitals and specialty offices for patients, per provider request, and documents necessary information.
• Accurately and timely completes requested forms for insurance and specialty offices.
• Obtains insurance authorization for appointments.
• Contacts patients to provide appointment date, time, location and preparation information for appointment, if appropriate.
• Answers questions and conducts research to answer questions regarding patient referral appointments and testing.
• Answers telephone, screens calls, takes messages, and provides information regarding patient referrals.
• Works closely with other internal departments to assure all the necessary patient information is received to complete the patient referral.
• Reschedules miss appointments as necessary.
• Assures referrals are properly tracked and documented as to no show, cancelled, and rescheduled appointments.
• Reviews encounters for changed insurance information and changing demographics, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Medical Secretary Certification or equivalent experience preferred. Two (2) years related experience preferred. Proficient in word processing, data processing, data input, and searching for information on computer applications. Strong organizational skills, prioritization skills and a systematic approach to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Able to work independently and act on own initiative. Ability to read, write and converse fluently in English. Understanding of medical terminology.

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to our patients. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com or mail cover letter/resume/cv to Community Health Net, P.O. Box 369, Erie, PA 16512. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Nurse - LPN


REPORTS TO: Medical Services Coordinator
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-Time

SUMMARY

The important role of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is to support the Physician. This position is responsible for prompt and courteous assistance to all patients of CHN. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of patient’s clinical records. Prepares reviews, evaluates, interprets, and records vital statistics and other data affecting patient care. Coordinates referrals to other health and social service agencies; establishes and maintains a cooperative relationship with patients. Supports the Physician by facilitating patient flow, providing timely telephone and walk-in triage, including but not limited to, requests for lab results, inquiries regarding current condition, chief compliant and communicating all information to attending physician. Supports the primary care office activities of registration, discharge, medical records, phone reception and scheduling as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from an accredited school of Practical Nursing
• Current license to practice nursing within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
• CPR Certification
• Have one (1) year to two (2) years preferred experience in outpatient medical office
• Provide prompt and courteous assistance to all patients of CHN.

Community Health Net provides medical, dental, and vision services to the general public including the underserved. We believe in providing extraordinary care to our patients. Those interested in being considered for this need can contact humanr@community-healthnet.com or mail cover letter/resume to Community Health Net, P.O. Box 369, Erie, PA 16512. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.