Career Opportunities

Community Health and Dental Care (CHDC) is a non-profit community health center located in Pottstown, PA. We provide the highest quality health and dental care for our patients by utilizing the latest standards and most advanced technology in a professional atmosphere.

We offer our employees an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, comprehensive medical/dental, 401(k) with a company match, long term and short term disability, and a highly supportive work environment! CHDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. M/F/D/V

Salary and Benefits:
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Process:
To apply, send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@ch-dc.org. Only resumes with salary requirements will be considered. No phone calls please.

We currently have the following positions available:

Physician (Pediatrician)

Department: Medical
Reports to: CMO
OSHA Hazard Level: High
Written:08/01/12
FLSA status:Exempt – Salaried
Unit Code:200
Supervisory:None
Revised:10/02/2018

Position Summary: Responsible for coordination & quality assurance of clinical programmatic & operational activities including diagnosis & treatment of illness, & patient education under medical protocols.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy degree required.
  • Current State of Pennsylvania MD or DO licensure required.
  • Current DEA certificate required.
  • Board Certification in Specialty preferred.

Position Responsibilities:

Clinical:

  • Provides medical evaluation, treatment and consultation services to patients of the health center.
  • Provides specific care for patients from birth to early adulthood, focused on the health of infants, children, and teenagers.
  • Diagnose and treat a variety of ailments specific to young people and track their patients’ growth to adulthood.
  • Responds to emergencies and answers medical questions.
  • Obtains and documents, or causes to be obtained and documented; appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family and social history, review of systems, examination, medications and allergies, assessment and plan for each patient.
  • Provides medical orders for prescription refills, administration of medications, ancillary testing, and/or referrals.
  • Reviews ancillary test results and coordinates notification to the patient.
  • Provides patient education as needed.
  • Supervises patient care by non-health center agencies such as home health care, nursing home, or hospice.
  • Available to patients personally or through clinical staff to answer questions and relay information regarding their care.
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork/computer documentation to comply with insurance and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Completion of all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Participates in on-call schedule.

Medical Administrative:

  • Responsible for approving and maintaining treatment protocols utilized by midlevel staff.
  • Assists with orientation and training of midlevel providers.
  • Medical Doctor shall review an adequate sample of mid-level medical records with particular emphasis on the appropriateness, efficiency, and quality of care provided. When the review of said medical records shows that corrective steps are necessary, Medical Doctor shall take appropriate corrective steps, in collaboration with the appropriate administrative, supervisory or clinical personnel.
  • Participates in public relations and community outreach activities, as center shall from time to time reasonably request.
  • Provides assistance with OSHA, emergency preparedness, infection control and regulatory compliance.

Organizational

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon timeframes.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Previous medical office experience preferred.
  • CPR, and all applicable certifications required
  • Understands ethics of confidentiality.
  • Previous computer experience or training preferred.
  • TB testing and any vaccinations recommended by OSHA Guidelines.

Certified Registered Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Department: Medical
Reports to: CMO
OSHA Hazard Level: High
Written:08/01/12
FLSA status:Exempt – Salaried
Unit Code:200
Supervisory:None
Revised:03/09/2018

Position Summary: Responsible for coordination & quality assurance of clinical programmatic & operational activities including diagnosis & treatment of illness, & patient education under medical protocols.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Family Practice highly preferred
  • Current RN licensure in Pennsylvania
  • Current Nurse Practitioner Certification in Pennsylvania
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally accredited nursing organization.
  • DEA Number preferred
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS preferred

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides medical evaluation, treatment and consultation services to patients of the health center.
  • Provides specific care for patients from birth to early adulthood, focused on the health of infants, children, and teenagers.
  • Diagnose and treat a variety of ailments specific to young people and track their patients’ growth to adulthood.
  • Responds to emergencies and answers medical questions.
  • Obtains and documents, or causes to be obtained and documented; appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family and social history, review of systems, examination, medications and allergies, assessment and plan for each patient.
  • Provides medical orders for prescription refills, administration of medications, ancillary testing, and/or referrals.
  • Reviews ancillary test results and coordinates notification to the patient.
  • Provides patient education as needed.
  • Available to patients personally or through clinical staff to answer questions and relay information regarding their care.
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork/computer documentation to comply with insurance and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Completion of all documentation and paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Participates in on-call schedule.

Medical Administrative:

  • Participates in public relations and community outreach activities, as center shall from time to time reasonably request.
  • Provides assistance with OSHA, emergency preparedness, infection control and regulatory compliance.

Organizational

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon timeframes.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Previous medical office experience preferred.
  • CPR, and all applicable certifications required.
  • Understands ethics of confidentiality.
  • Previous computer experience or training preferred.
  • TB testing and any vaccinations recommended by OSHA Guidelines.

LPN, Care Liaison

Department:Behavioral Health
Reports to:MAT RN Care Manager
OSHA Hazard Level:Low
Written:01/22/17
FLSA status:Exempt – Salaried
Unit Code:120
Supervisory:No
Revised:03/09/2018

Position Summary: The primary function of the Care Liaison is to work as part of an interdisciplinary team to ensure community members with an opioid use disorder are receiving appropriate medical services through care coordination.

 

Role Qualifications:

Education: Full, unrestricted LPN license in the State of PA
Experience: Experience in the field of addiction preferred
Location: Attendance required at assigned CHDC site(s)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between the patient’s medical and specialist office
  • Assess and monitor health care needs
  • Works collaboratively with team members and implements an interdisciplinary treatment plan for outpatient care
  • Care coordination for patients with OUD with provider input
  • Identify barriers to care
  • Collaborate with Community Based Care Managers, Behavioral Health & MAT team
  • Assist with general health and wellness education for those with addiction to opioids
  • Assisting with follow up care, tracking, and monitoring of patients with opioid addiction
  • Assisting with Vivitrol coordination

Organizational:

  • Adheres to the organization’s mission, vision, and values
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance
  • Complies with the accepted dress code and maintains a professional image
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon time frames
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
    Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to work with a diverse population and community outreach
  • Demonstrates the ability to be self-directed, highly organized, multi-tasked capable, and proficient in problem-solving skills
  • Desire and willingness to expand knowledge in the field of addiction
  • Demonstrates success in influencing patients and providers
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with all levels of administrative and professional personnel
  • Demonstrates proficiency with data analysis and ability to organize data in support of reporting needs

Dental Assistant

Position Summary:  CHDC is searching for an experienced Dental Assistant for our fast growing organization in Pottstown, PA.  Benefits are among the most competitive in the area with PTO that begins accruing on the first day of hire, paid holidays, medical and dental benefits, and a company matched 401(k), just to name a few.  Send us your experience and skills today and if qualified we could contact you as soon as tomorrow.  Our patients and staff are second to none. Download Application

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of an accredited dental assisting program or equivalent dental assisting experience preferred.
  • Must be certified to expose radiographs in Pennsylvania

Experience:

  • Medical or dental office experience or background required.
  • Minimum of one year dental assisting experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of dental instruments, general dentistry procedures, and infection control Programs strongly preferred.

Location:

  • Attendance required at assigned CHDC site(s)

Other:

  • Bilingual/biculturalpreferred

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to work with a diverse population and sensitivity to low-income populations.
  • Legible handwriting for notation in patient charts.
  • Highly organized.
  • Computer proficient in office management software
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists Dentist in providing quality dental care in all venues through which agency personnel provide dental care.
  • Assist with policy/procedure development in the dental department.
  • Implement and adhere to the policies of the organization, as well as those of funding sources and third party payers.
  • Attend all regular dental team meetings.
  • Implementation of the dental department’s Quality Improvement Plan.
  • Maintain cleanliness and infection control measures in the dental clinic.
  • Assist front desk staff as necessary in scheduling, telephone, and patient flow management.
  • Seat and dismiss patients and set up operatories for procedures.
  • Provide four handed assisting to the dentist during procedures.
  • Assist with charting all patients, including date, service rendered, instruction given, treatment planning, medical history updates, etc.
  • Perform clinical procedures as delegated by dentist, including screenings, preparation of lab cases, and exposing, developing, and mounting radiographs.
  • Provide patient instruction and demonstrate when necessary, as delegated by dentist.
  • Maintain current CPR licensure and certification to take radiographs in Pennsylvania
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Medical Director or Dental Program Manager.

 

Part-time Nutritionist

Working directly with patient base in education and behavioral modification as we as teach patients about general nutrition and health properties in food groups and individual meals.  Work in conjunction with Providers to establish patient relationships with those who are candidates for nutritional based programs. Download Application\

 

Certified Medical Assistant (PCMH)

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and care coordinators/site coordinator. The MA is involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the medical assistant’s professional expertise. The MA may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself. The MA must be certified by the AAMA and recertify every 5 years. Download Application

Education

  • Medical Assistant certification from accredited school.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Certification from formal training program required.
  • Computer experience required, EMR preferred, NextGen Preferred.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) required.

Experience

  • One to two years physician office experience preferred.

Job Title: Patient Services Representative

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Position Summary: Provides general clerical support to primary care teams and general customer service for health center patients and visitors.

Role Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Medical or dental office experience or background required

Location: Attendance required at assigned CHDC site(s)

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs duties of Front Desk Secretary/Receptionist as needed (greeting patients and visitors, patient intake and input of all required registration information, scheduling appointments, etc.) at assigned area within the health center.
  • Verifies and updates patient information at each visit (address, phone, insurance, etc.)
  • Intake of insurance information and verification
  • Management of patient flow
  • Supports Billing Department by documenting correct billing information at the point of service (including eligibility verification, updating insurance information, and appointment tracking)
  • Collects co-payments and payments from patients at the point of service. Also making sure that your cash drawer balances daily.
  • Provides patient services, including resolving complaints, making daily reminder calls, etc.
  • Operates main telephone switchboard, routes calls, takes patient messages, sets appointments according to protocol.
  • Provides translation services as able and appropriate.
  • Performs all assigned duties in a manner consistent with maintaining a safe and respectful patient care environment.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Organizational

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon time frames.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.

Employment Application

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Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, STD/LTD program paid 100% for employee and a matching 401K program.

CHDC retains all resumes for up to three months and are reviewed for qualifications as positions become open. Resumes may be submitted in the following manner:

Email:

HR@ch-dc.org (preferred)

Fax:

484-941-5080

No phone calls please