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:

 

Dental Hygienist

Position Summary: We are searching for an experienced Dental Hygienist, (Public Health Hygienist, preferable), to work with our growing Dental team.   Minimum of one year experience as a Hygienist and licensed to practice Dental Hygiene in PA.  Responsible for providing preventive and therapeutic services to our diverse patient population including, patient education and care, charting, and follow-up. Perform clinical procedures within the scope of hygiene practice, including thorough and gentle prophylaxis, scaling, root planning and selective polishing when medically necessary, expose radiographs as prescribed by dentist, apply topical fluoride as appropriate.
Role Qualifications:

Experience:

  • One to two years physician office experience preferred

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide patient instruction and demonstrate when necessary, as delegated by dentist.

 

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 requiredat 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.

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