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:

Substance Abuse Support Counselor

Position Summary:

Provide counseling in a manner that upholds the health center’s mission and quality standards, and results in improved patient health outcomes and satisfaction, as well as strong operational and fiscal capacity of the health center.

Education:

  • Minimum- Master’s degree in social work or related field

Experience:

  • Minimum -2 years’ experience as a therapist; current license to practice in PA as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) ;Competency in providing cognitive and behavioral interventions to patients with substance abuse issues in a primary care setting; Completion of PA State Core D&A training and ASAM training (or completion within six (6) months of date of hire.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Consult with PCP, MAT and COE teams to enhance understanding of the patient, provide decision support for treatment planning and assist in the implantation and monitoring of bio-psychosocial treatment plans
  • Individual, couple, family, and/or group counseling
  • Functional and strength-based assessment and diagnosis
  • Motivational Interviewing/Problem solving cognitive intervention
  • Self -Care Plan development and skills training
  • Substance use/abuse evaluation and harm reduction strategies
  • Charting as required including assessments, progress notes and billing

Position Responsibilities:

Organizational

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies and procedures including but not limited to standard code of conduct, confidentiality, and complianc

Physical demands & work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.  Employee must occasionally lift and/;or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Mental Demands: Stressful due to time constraints and multiple tasks//procedures occurring at the same time.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Manual Dexterity Required: Must be able to manipulate small electronic parts and controls

Compliance Provision:

  • This position requires compliance with Health Center’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures (“Written Standards”).  Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the employee’s regular performance evaluation.Failure to comply with Health Center’s Written Standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or Health Center’s Written Standards, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with Health Center’s Compliance Program Policy and Procedure: Addressing Instances of Non-Compliance Through Appropriate Disciplinary Actions.

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.

Community Health Worker

Position Summary: The Community Health Worker is a front line health worker who is a member of and/or has a close understanding of the community served. The Community Health Worker serves as an intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services to improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. A Community Health Worker also builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy. Download Application

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Community Health Worker Certification or completion of appropriate Community Based Care Management program.

Experience:

  • 0-1 Year
  • CPR Certified

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, bilingual skills a plus
  • Organized, detail oriented and motivated
  • Dependability, consistency and professionalism
  • Ability to work well with a team, including offsite team members
  • Ability to capture and report data
  • Ability to multi-task to meet the needs of the patient and care team
  • Ability to recognize services needed and guide patient to appropriate resources
  • Ability to develop and draft goals to address barriers to healthcare
  • Ability to work with patients to reach goals identified
  • Ability to identify environments potentially requiring notification to authorities (domestic or child abuse)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid PA driver’s license

Location:

  • Attendance required at assigned CHDC site(s)

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.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison between communities and health care agencies
  • Provides guidance and social assistance to community residents
  • Enhances community residents’ ability to effectively communicate with health care providers
  • Promotes positive behavior change; assists with addressing health issues; and identifies non-medical needs of the patients
  • Provides culturally and linguistically appropriate health education
  • Provides assistance with referrals and follow-up care; coordinating care
  • Attends appointments with patients to assist in the interpretation of outcomes and needed follow-up
  • Assists with enrolling eligible individuals in appropriate private or nonprofit health and human services programs
  • Perform patient home visits as needed/determined on a case by case basis
  • Attends on the job training sessions and other trainings to develop personal resources and keep abreast of current trends in healthcare
  • Collaborates with the health care team in the development and monitoring of the plan of care for patients assigned
  • Regularly documents CHW activities in the medical record

Physical demands & work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.  Employee must occasionally lift and/;or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Mental Demands: Stressful due to time constraints and multiple tasks//procedures occurring at the same time. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Manual Dexterity Required:  Must be able to manipulate small electronic parts and controls.

Compliance Provision:

  • This position requires compliance with Health Center’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures (“Written Standards”). Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the employee’s regular performance evaluation.
  • Failure to comply with Health Center’s Written Standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or Health Center’s Written Standards, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with Health Center’s Compliance Program Policy and Procedure: Addressing Instances of Non-Compliance Through Appropriate Disciplinary Actions.

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.

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.

Certified Recovery Specialists (CRS)

Community Health and Dental Care is seeking a full-time Certified Recovery Specialist for a new Center of Excellence program that will be primarily focused on outreach in the community to engage individuals abusing opioids and to address their addiction, physical health, mental health and social needs from holistic perspective. Download Application

Position requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Must have passed approved Certified Recovery Specialist training
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing and reliable transportation

Specific duties will include providing:

  • Promote principles of recovery with participants and community providers.
  • Engage individuals who are using opioids in a trusting and supportive relationship, providing emotional support within professional boundaries.
  • Assist in identifying or reconnecting to natural supports including but not limited to peer recovery supports and self-help groups in the community.
  • Assist in scheduling appointments and supporting the individual in the engagement process of the identified appropriate level of care for behavioral health, physical health, addiction needs.
  • Assist in accessing and navigating the mental health, drug and alcohol, criminal justice and physical health systems.

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.

Patient Transporter/Maintenance employee

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Position Summary: 

The Patient Transporter/Maintenance employee is responsible for ensuring the safe and timely transportation of individuals receiving medical and/or dental services from CHDC.  In addition, minor maintenance duties such as moving furniture, facilities maintenance, and painting/carpentry tasks as needed.  Schedules include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend.  Schedules vary based on program needs.

Role Qualifications:

Education:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 25 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license
  • Must possess a clean driving record and submit official driving record acquired from PA Department of Motor Vehicles

Experience:

  • Must have the ability pass Child Abuse clearances and State Police and/or FBI criminal background checks
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work under the pressure of deadlines
  • Must have the ability to work effectively and efficiently without continuous direct supervision
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with all levels of personnel
  • Must be able to think critically, objectively and logically in day to day work situations

Position Responsibilities:

  • Need to be flexible with scheduling for last minute transportation needs
  • Plan a schedule to pick up individuals at their designed pick up point in order to get them to a scheduled appointment on time and to return individuals to their designed drop off point
  • Keep van(s) in safe working order with regular maintenance via 30 day van check list
  • Assure that all necessary preventative maintenance is performed on the van in a timely manner
  • Schedule yearly inspections. Keep vans in working order and ready to use on a daily basis. Keep vans clean at all times and vacuum/clean out on a regular basis
  • Follow all traffic and safety laws
  • Notify the appropriate staff immediately of any participant safety concerns or behavioral issues
  • Maintenance tasks and assistance as needed including minor carpentry, painting, and moving of furniture as examples.
  • Handle courier bags for all locations.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with all levels of personnel
  • Must be able to think critically, objectively and logically in day to day work situations

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.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Should be a self-starter, highly motivated and possess a high level of confidence in order to work under stressful conditions and maintain a positive attitude
  • Be respectful, patient and adept in cultural diversity

Physical demands & work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.  Employee must occasionally lift and/;or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Mental Demands: Stressful due to time constraints and multiple tasks//procedures occurring at the same time.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Manual Dexterity Required:  Must be able to manipulate small electronic parts and controls, as well as tools required in the maintenance and installation of electronic equipment.

Compliance Provision:

  • This position requires compliance with Health Center’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures (“Written Standards”). Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the employee’s regular performance evaluation.
  • Failure to comply with Health Center’s Written Standards, which may include the failure to report any conduct or event that potentially violates legal or compliance requirements or Health Center’s Written Standards, will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with Health Center’s Compliance Program Policy and Procedure: Addressing Instances of Non-Compliance Through Appropriate Disciplinary Actions.

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