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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 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.

Family Physician


REPORTS TO: Medical Director
STATUS OF POSITION: Full-Time

SUMMARY

Family Physician provides primary care to all ages of patients.  These services include but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance.

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; five (5) 8 hour days per week
  • Single, robust EMR (NextGen)
  • Additional compensation provided for patient services provided on weekends
  • J-1/H-1 Visa Sponsorship

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualified applicant must be MD/DO with a current Pennsylvania Medical Physician License and DEA License.  Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records preferred.  Ability to provide quality, comprehensive medical 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 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.

(2) Nurses - 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, 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 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.

Float Medical Assistant


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

SUMMARY

Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the clinical function of the office with patient screening, stocking of supplies and equipment.  The Medical Assistant is also expected to support office activities of registration, discharge, referrals, medical records, phone reception, and scheduling as needed.

Requirements

Medical Assistant Certification from an accredited institution with equivalent experience required.  Must be able to give injections, triage patients and have strong, proven assessment skills, and an ability to work closely with a provider. A successful candidate must be comfortable and competent in working with all populations from pediatric to geriatric. A basic knowledge of the computer keyboarding, excellent communication skills, and an ability to multitask are necessary.  It is also essential to relate well to a diverse patient population and to exercise tact, courtesy, and professionalism at all times. Discretion is expected in handling confidential information.  Reliable transportation to all CHN medical sites is required.

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, 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 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, 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 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 Practitioner

POSITION TITLE: Nurse Practitioner  

REPORTS TO: Medical Director

STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time  

 

Summary

Nurse Practitioner provides primary care to all ages of patients.  These services include but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance.

 

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.  Current DEA License preferred.  Must successfully complete the required credentialing process.  Knowledge of Electronic Health Records preferred.  Ability to provide quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate matter.  Experience in an outpatient healthcare setting 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.

Quality Improvement Assistant


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

Summary
Quality Improvement Assistant is responsible for assisting in carrying out quality improvement processes. This will include but is not limited to recording audit reviews and utilization reviews. Within federal, state, and local guidelines, the Quality Improvement Assistant will assist in performing routing work, including data entry, Electronic Health Record (EHR) review, assisting with administering internal quality assurance and compliance activities, and assisting with quality assurance audits of health outcomes, as defined by the Uniform Data System (UDS), Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), and organizational goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides support for Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality initiatives and regulatory/contractual requirements including outreach to members who are noncompliant in the designated outreach services.
• Supports effective medical record capture for HEDIS medical review and abstraction of supplemental data.
• Provides care coordination for assigned patients by coordinating patient appointments.
• Responsible for completing outreach and subsequent intake activities using required forms and documents.
• Conduct patient telephone outreach and engagement, on-going emerging needs and to promote continuity of care and improved health outcomes.
• Follow up with Hospitals/ER upon notification of admission or discharge and coordinate with health care team to facilitate communication of the event and transition of care services, to include, but not limited to medication reconciliation with health care team as per policy.
• Assist patient in developing plans and community supports to overcome obstacles that would prevent them from receiving needed services/referrals.
• Assist with preparation of evaluation reports
• Develops systematic approaches to identify data errors and service trends.
• Assist with patient satisfaction surveys, including, but not limited to; working directly with patients and staff, compiling results, and entering data.
• Performs other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements
• High school diploma or GED required. Associate degree in Medical or related field preferred.
• Certified Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with minimum two (2) years’ experience.
• Ability to use computers and Windows based software to enter data and develop reports as needed.
• Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
• A passion for serving patients, and their families.
• Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines.
• Knowledge of medical terminology.
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.


Medical Assistant/Community Liaison – Ryan White Part C


POSITION TITLE: Medical Assistant/Community Liaison – Ryan White Part C
REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator – Ryan White Part C
POSITION LOCATION: Daniel S. Snow, MD Building
STATUS OF POSITION: Full Time

Summary
Under the direction of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C Program Director, the Medical Assistant and Community Liaison assist with the clinical and office functions of the Ryan White Program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Adheres to Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Community Health Net (CHN) Medical Assistant Position.
• Answers patient questions and triage patient calls.
• Screens patients upon arrival which includes vital signs and screening summaries.
• Calls in patient medications per CHN protocol.
• Calls patients to remind them of Ryan White appointments.
• Schedules, logs and tracks patient medical, dental, eye, and referral appointments.
• Schedules outpatient laboratory and diagnostic testing.
• Participates in outreach activities, with a focus on identifying individuals for testing.
• Conducts HIV testing and counseling, which includes anonymous and confidential testing.
• Prepares new patient packets, orders supplies, tracks all community HIV tests and reports to the state department.
• Assists patients with obtaining HIV medication coverage through SPBP (Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program)
• Reports all HIV positive tests to the Erie County Health Department
• Attends Northwest PA AIDS Planning Coalition meetings.
• Assists with coordination of Quality Improvement (QI) program, to ensure compliance of clinical protocols, by service providers
• Entry of patient data into the clinical management information system, to include but not be limited to, lab tracking and treatment plan updates.
• Acts as a HIV informational resource, for CHN staff and community contacts.
• Performs other job duties as assigned by the Ryan White Program Director.

Requirements/Qualifications
Current Medical Assistant certification from accredited school, or equivalent experience. Ability to use and navigate a PC, medical terminology, excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task required. Confidentiality in handling patient and organizational information mandatory. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends for outreach efforts.

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.

Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Program Nurse


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.


Billing Associate


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, 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.