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POSITION TITLE: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
REPORTS TO: Medical Director
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time

Summary

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides primary care to Behavioral Health patients within an integrated care model. These services include but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance.

Essential Functions:

  • Practices under the standard procedure established for the Nurse Practitioner role consistent with Community Health Net policy and in accordance with requirement set forth by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing.
  • Conducts age appropriate assessments of patients, including history taking and physical examination consistent with department protocol.
  • Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status, patient/family education, family involvement, and patient advocacy.
  • Consults with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings.
  • Participates with physicians and other clinicians in the department to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators for patients cared for in the designated service.
  • Reviews medical record for follow up or ordering of diagnostic studies under established protocols.
  • Establishes and maintains communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care.
  • Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey information.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.

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 CME, salary incentive, and excellent vacation package.
  • Loan repayment available through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
  • Shared on call schedule
  • First shift schedule; five (5) 8-hour days per week
  • Single, robust EHR (NextGen)
  • Additional compensation provided for patient services provided on weekends

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualified applicant must possess a valid and current Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse License. Master’s degree in Nursing. Completion of master’s program in Adult NP, Family Practice NP, Acute Care NP or Psych/Mental Health NP required. One (1) year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric care facility, including the provision of treatment and crisis intervention for members with acute or chronic psychiatric disorders. Current DEA License preferred. Must successfully complete the required credentialing process. Must have an NPI and meet Medicare requirements for PTAN (Provider Transaction Account Number). Knowledge of Electronic Health Records preferred. Ability to provide quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate matter.

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.

REPORTS TO: Medical Services Coordinator
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-Time

SUMMARY

Responsible for the delivery of quality healthcare for clients of Community Health Net. Primary duties include providing a complete health history and accurately determining client’s medical condition. In cooperation with the medical provider, promotes, maintains, and restores the well- being of the patient in a professional manner. Coordinates referrals to other health and social agencies; establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with clients, families, providers, and coworkers. Maintains an awareness of medical equipment and supplies in a cost effective and safe manner. All nursing duties assigned are pending training and successfully passing competencies. Supports office activities of registration, discharge, medical records, and scheduling, as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for acquiring and documenting a complete health history by utilizing interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of pathology, treatment, and implications for patient education.
  • Demonstrates ability to set priorities based on nursing assessment and displays strong organizational skills.
  • In cooperation with the Provider, promotes, maintains and/or restores the well being of the client in professional manner.
  • Facilitates patient flow by assisting providers and providing timely telephone and walk-in triage. Including but not limited to; requests
    for lab results, inquiries regarding current condition, chief complaint, and determines the need for a visit or a request to speak with
    the Provider.
  • Coordinates and document referrals to physicians and other medical or social agencies.
  • Consistently provides and documents health education for client/family and follow up based on individual needs assessment.
  • Maintains an awareness of medical equipment and supplies in a cost effective, safe manner.
  • Adheres to Community Health Net, JCAHO, and OSHA policies related to infection control practices.
  • Collects specimens to assist in diagnosis determination, including but not limited to, venous blood draw, sputum, urine, stool, etc.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation, quality control testing, and practices in compliance with the Community Health Net Health Care Plan.
  • Maintains an awareness of differences in insurance plans and how this impacts patient care.
  • Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice issues consistent with scope and licensure.
  • Float as needed to Community Health Net sites to cover nursing.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • GED or high school diploma required.
  • Current and valid Pennsylvania LPN license and CPR certification required.
  • Ability to use computers and Windows based software to enter data and develop reports as needed.
  • Must be responsible, precise, and organized.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays based upon operational need.

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. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

To apply, please click the following link: https://www.ondemandassessment.com

REPORTS TO: Medical Services Coordinator
POSITION LOCATION: Various Medical Sites (Float)
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-Time

SUMMARY

Medical Assistant performs certain administrative and clinical duties under the direction of Community Health Net’s Medical Services Coordinator. Administrative duties may include registration, discharge, scheduling, faxing, and answering phones, as needed. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, and assist Medical Providers as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, or other health information in Community Health Net’s Electronic Health Record (EHR).
  • Assess physical conditions of patients to aid diagnosis or treatment.
  • Administers injections, immunizations, and associated quality controls as directed by Community Health Net Medical Provider.
  • Performs testing procedures such as but not limited to; patient urine dipstick, rapid strep, fecal occult blood test, and urine pregnancy test.
  • Immediately report abnormal testing procedure results to appropriate medical personnel.
  • Assist Nurses and Medical Providers with medical procedures as needed.
  • Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with clinical standards.
  • Prepare, sterilize, and clean patient treatment rooms for use.
  • Report all patient/safety concerns and near misses in event reporting, printing and notifying supervisor at time of report.
  • Support medical office duties of registration, discharge, scheduling, faxing, and answering phones, as needed.
  • Perform other job-related duties as directed.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • GED or high school diploma required.
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
  • Ability to use computers and Windows based software to enter data and develop reports as needed.
  • Must be responsible, precise, and organized.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays based upon operational need.

Hours of Work

Flexible Work Hours, which total a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday through Saturday.  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. Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

To apply, please click the following link: https://www.ondemandassessment.com

POSITION TITLE: Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Program Nurse
REPORTS TO: HCH Program Coordinator
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-time

Summary:

Provides quality healthcare services for Community Health Net’s (CHN) Homeless Program patient population by providing a complete health history and initial health screening to accurately determine the patient’s health care and social needs, establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with patient, shelter’s staff, coordinating referrals to other health and/or social agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with duties and responsibilities of CHN’s Nurse Job Description.
  • Conduct new patient intakes for HCH Program.
  • Provide case management for HCH Program patients.
  • Coordinates health care and social services by scheduling initial appointments or referrals for medical, dental, OB/GYN, eye exams, HIV and STD testing, etc.
  • Obtains complete health history to include substance abuse, sexual history, and nutritional intake.
  • Provides assistance and referrals for crisis situations and service providers
  • In cooperation with the HCH Provider, promotes, maintains, and restores the well-being of the client in a professional manner.
  • Completes required grant and health care documentation for each patient.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license to practice in Pennsylvania is required. Proven success with minimal supervision, proven interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with diverse populations. Ability to make community contacts to meet goals of the program. Problem solving skills required. Community Outreach experience preferred. A minimum of two (2) years related experience 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.

POSITION TITLE: Medical Office Assistant
REPORTS TO:Front Office Supervisor
POSITION LOCATION:1202 State Street
STATUS OF POSITION:Full-time

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/Qualifications

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, 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.

POSITION TITLE: Pharmacy Technician
REPORTS TO: Director of Pharmacy
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-time

Summary
Under the direction of a licensed Pharmacist fills medication orders and other health care products for Community Health Net (CHN) patients. Performs routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles. Also performs administrative duties, such as answering phones, stocking shelves, and operating cash registers. Refers any questions regarding prescriptions, drug information, or health matters to a Pharmacist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive and process written, electronic, or faxed prescription orders and verify that information is complete and accurate.
  • Accurately retrieve demographic, insurance, medication allergy and CHN program eligibility information from Community Health Net’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) as needed.
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Fill bottles/vials with prescribed medications and affix labels.
  • Under the guidance of a Registered Pharmacist, reconstitute pharmaceutical products according to written prescriptions.
  • File and retrieve hard-copy prescriptions that have been processed.
  • Clean and help maintain equipment and work areas.
  • Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages as directed.
  • Answer telephones and respond to questions or requests.
  • Operate cash registers to accept payment from customers.
  • Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information or counseling.
  • Perform other job-related duties as directed.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • GED or high school diploma and at least two years related experience required.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification preferred.
  • Ability to use computers and Windows based software to enter data and develop reports as needed.
  • Must be responsible, precise, and organized.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy terminology required.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays based upon operational need.

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.  Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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POSITION TITLE: Billing Associate
REPORTS TO: Controller
DEPARTMENT: Finance
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Health Center
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time

Summary

The Billing Associate will support all billing and credentialing activities. They will coordinate and communicate with numerous parties (internal and external) including but not limited to patients, third-party payers, clinical teams, patient support staff, finance and Community Health Net’s third-party billing/ credentialing team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with patient entry and obtaining accurate data for processing claims on a timely basis.
  • Provides follow-up on encounter completion and provider tasking.
  • Supports all billing activities including coordination with the billing/ credentialing team on deposits, patient receipts, claim processing, encounter, and third-party payer information.
  • Supports all credentialing activities including coordination with the billing/ credentialing team and completion of necessary credentialing information for the third-party payers.
  • Provides patient support services in accordance with best practices and in support of CHN’s mission.
  • Identifies outstanding denial/ payer issues and coordinates resolution with appropriate parties.
  • Provides follow-up on outstanding accounts receivable and collection duties as necessary.
  • Participation in recurring meetings with the billing/ credentialing team, including coordination and resolution of outstanding items.
  • Coordinates reporting needs for the billing/ credentialing team and other parties as necessary.
  • Supports the reporting and reconciliation of the Medicare credit balances and the DHS wraparound reports.
  • Provides productivity data and reporting as requested.
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management, word and spreadsheet processing.
  • Collaborates with operational/ clinical staff on training as necessary on various topics including but not limited to registration/ demographics, encounter completion, Sliding Fee Discount Program, Migrant Farmworker program, Ryan White and Healthcare for Homeless billing.
  • Provides coverage for other Finance duties as necessary.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • High school diploma (or GED equivalent) with two (2) years applicable experience or Associate/ Bachelor’s degree.
  • Certification in Billing and Coding preferred.
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software (i.e. Microsoft Office).
  • Demonstrated ability to create reports and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to inquiries in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties independently with minimal supervision and to exercise proper judgment.
  • Understanding of clinical terminology is 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.  Community Health Net is Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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