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Medical Scribe--PT-Algonac

 

Position Summary

Accompany the provider to exam rooms and documents all aspects of the patient visit in the Electronic Medical Record as dictated by the provider.

 

General responsibilities

  • Assist Provider with medical coding concerns.
  • Identify and assign correct information by using the accurate ICD-9-CM and CPT codes.
  • Ensure assigned codes meet all federal, legal, and insurance regulations.
  • Verify and enter correct codes into computer system.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Communicate with patients to obtain medical history
  • Maintain levels of certification as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate in Medical Coding, Medical Assistant or Health Information Technology with a C or better G.P.A. or

AND

Registered as a Health Information Technician or Certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders or approved registration/certification as a Medical Assistant.  Minimally, certification/registration must be obtained within six months from date of hire as a condition of continued employment.

AND

Relevant work experience in a medical center preferred. 

Date Posted: Sep 22, 2014  |  Job ID: 004

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Custodian-PT (20 hours per week)-New Haven

 

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Custodian performs cleaning and maintenance functions at either Agency location. 

 

General responsibilities

  • Following cleaning schedule, maintain cleanliness of facility.
  • New Havencustodians are responsible for laundering mop heads and cleaning rags for both Agency locations.
  • Safely and effectively use cleaning products and equipment.
  • Monitor and report equipment concerns and malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Maintain facility security system with minimal assistance.
  • Attends meetings as needed.
  • Must participate in quality improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to complete simple maintenance functions (repair or change out broken fixtures, hang pictures, etc.)

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

AND

Experience with healthcare cleaning and maintenance preferred.

 

**Must be available to work at any site if needed to fill in for other cusodians' absences

Date Posted: Jan 13, 2015  |  Job ID: 001

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Part-Time HHC Nurse Practitioner

 

Position Summary

Using established Clinical Guidelines, the Nurse Practitioner performs a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general clinical/patient management plan.

General responsibilities

  • Establish a Practice Panel of patients.
  • Assess, diagnose, prescribe, implement treatment, evaluate and monitor patient’s health status as designated by the collaborative agreement established with the physicians.
  • Assist other providers in the management of their patients. 
  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services and activities.
  • Provide patient education so as to enhance and meet the needs of our patient’s clinical care.
  • Provide “Call” for after hours care of patients assigned to panel.
  • Provide acute and chronic care of patients.
  • Perform complete physical examinations on patients.
  • Order routine and diagnostic lab and x-ray studies according to standing orders.
  • Formulate, initiate and monitor patient management plans using established Clinical Guidelines and/or in consultation with the Medical Director or supervising physician.
  • Refer patients requiring hospitalization or assessment and management of conditions to supervising physicians or appropriate specialists.  Follow patient progress when referred.
  • Participate in “Community” care through such events as health fairs, sports physicals, etc.
  • Assist in the development and integration of mid-level services into the clinical delivery model of the Agency, its communities and partnering hospitals.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, a nurse practitioner program recognized by the Board of Nursing, or from a program otherwise designated for Nurse Practitioners which has been approved by the State Board of Nursing.

AND

Must possess proper Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of Michigan.

Date Posted: Jun 13, 2014  |  Job ID: 013

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Medical Biller-FT-New Haven

 

Position Summary

In collaboration with the Billing Supervisor and Finance Department, the Medical Biller ensures the timely and accurate processing of patient billing.

 

General responsibilities

  • Enter and/or review service charges in billing software on a daily basis.
  • Assist patients with insurance billing concerns.
  • Apply and verify Clinical Procedure Coding & ICD-9 coding.  
  • Post accounts receivables for all insurance and patient accounts.
  • Prepare reports and billings for hard copy and electronic transmissions.
  • Prepare and print month-end and year-end reports.
  • Update fee schedules as directed by the Chief Financial Officer
  • Problem-solve computer issues relative to billing processes.
  • Review and correct all insurance rejections.
  • Assist with daily reports as needed.
  • Keep apprised and inform doctors on new insurance changes or billing codes.
  • Run and work delinquent claim reports and/or held claim reports on a regular basis.
  • Must participate in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).

AND

Ability to relate with effectiveness to the public, patients, health care providers and reimbursement sources

AND

Minimum one year experience in medical billing or completion of a medical billing course.

Date Posted: Jan 19, 2015  |  Job ID: 006

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Medical Assistant--3 positions-FT (1 position is temp)-New Haven & PT for Algonac site

 

Position Summary

This position provides and delivers quality, comprehensive, patient care as directed by a licensed provider and under the supervision of the Practice Manager.

 

  • Responsible for the entire patient flow process to include maintaining exam rooms; supplies; waste materials; medical records flow; chart tracking all records; patient instruction sheets; nightly lockdown and openings when designated shift start & end times are dictated; growth grids; immunizations tracking in MCIR on a daily basis to insure patient immunizations are up to date.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures.
  • Autoclave / sterilize and maintain instruments.
  • Conduct daily patient education and distribute materials. 
  • Practice infection control at all times.
  • Communicate with patients to include triage; hospital; insurance companies; home care/nursing homes; pharmacy.
  • Assist physician with all procedures and house calls.
  • Perform basic lab/X-ray procedures as necessary such as basic chest & extremities; venipunctures; heel & finger sticks; cultures-GC, Strep B, Chlamydia and Herpes; UA; EKG etc.
  • Maintain sample medications for inventory and expiration dates.
  • Conduct patient referrals as directed.
  • Assist in orientation of new hires and completion of orientation check list. 
  • Participate in monthly continued education for immunizations by reading and signing the module. 
  • Participate in working in the lab as needed, must also be responsible to be familiar with x-ray/digital equipment and radiology settings on a regular basis.
  • Pull charts on a monthly basis for MCIR to send letters (recall/reminders) to patients that are due or overdue for vaccines.
  • Maintain levels of certification as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate in Medical Assistance or Nursing with a C or better G.P.A.

AND

Approved certification, registration, and/or license to practice in the state of Michigan as applicable.  Minimally, certification as a Medical Assistant obtained within six months from date of hire.

AND

Relevant work experience in a medical center preferred. 

Date Posted: Nov 12, 2014  |  Job ID: 007

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Administrative Secretary-PT-New Haven

 

Position Summary

The Administrative Secretary performs administrative duties and coordinates activities for the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Management Team, and the management of the Administrative Services Office.

 

General responsibilities

  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services and activities.
  • Works with the CEO in managing information, communications, correspondence, scheduling, work flow and key projects.
  • As requested, prepare written and telecommunications for the CEO.
  • Maintain administrative records and files, electronic and paper, ensuring security and confidentiality.
  • Undertake as directed, assigned projects that impact Agency operations, service delivery, and community development, i.e. Brochures, Newsletters; Fund Raising/Public Relations and Patient Education materials.
  • Record, process, and distribute minutes of various meetings, including Board of Directors and Management Team.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Maintain employee phone list and update appropriate staff on the changes.
  • For specific assignments, if time is available, also assists the CFO, EVP of Clinic Services and the Executive Director of Integrated Services with tasks and projects.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma, Associates Degree preferred AND five or more years of highly related experience.

Date Posted: Jan 16, 2015  |  Job ID: 10

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Outreach and Enrollment Specialist-FT-St. Clair County

 

Position Summary

The Outreach and Enrollment Specialist acts as an advocate and a resource for the DCS population in need of outreach and enrollment services to enable patients to receive necessary medical care and other offered services.

 

General responsibilities

  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services and activities.
  • Provide outreach education (Program Awareness) to inform community groups and businesses of services, and contacts.
  • Develop outreach materials to present to possible enrollees.  Material will include all pertinent information to be presented to community education sessions.
  • Develop list of locale and types of entities at which to conduct education sessions.
  • Prepare schedule of information/education sessions to be held at each available venue.
  • Conduct education sessions as scheduled.  Ensure enrollment packets and sign-in sheets are available at sessions.
  • Contact local collaboration partners to develop joint efforts for the outreach and enrollment program.
  • Retain records for all new enrollees.
  • Report required data to any necessary entity.
  • Review and become familiar with the basic terms of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Become knowledgeable of Michigan’s Medicaid benefits enrollment process.
  • Recruit individuals who are potentially qualified for the relevant program/service.
  • Complete and submit data into the EMR and/or tracking worksheets.
  • Assist with the development of a programmatic resource manual relevant to each service.
  • Provide Community Awareness programs as directed.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Engage clients on the streets, respond to referrals from shelters, jails, family members, schools, and community and link the client to appropriate services (medical, psychological, social, etc.) as needed.
  • Make the necessary internal referral for service based on client need.

  • Assist clients living on the streets to obtain the necessary DCS medical care resources.

    Record services, gather and provide statistics necessary for the UDS reports, in-kind, billing approvals, all other reports related to needs and services of the homeless.

  • Develop inter-agency network as a means of referrals sources, such as employment, training, etc.

  • Coordinate client transportation.

  • Solicit donations of personal hygiene items or medications as needed.

    Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required.  Associates/Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

AND

Some experience and desire to work with the populations in need.

 

Date Posted: Jan 16, 2015  |  Job ID: 003

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Quality Improvement Specialist/Health Educator-FT-Algonac/New Haven

 

Position Summary

The Quality Improvement Specialist is responsible for providing quality management support to DCS and its programs.  The Quality Improvement Specialist will ensure compliance and adherence to all prescribed goals and objectives as outlined by HRSA, Joint Commission and PCMH guidelines.

The Health Educator promotes, maintains, and improves patient and community health by educating individuals and communities to adopt health behaviors.  Working as a member of the Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team, develops educational plans based on the needs identified by the PCMH Clinical Care Team.  May also serve as a resource to assist individuals, other professionals, or the community.

 

General Responsibilities

  • Establish a system of review and auditing of identified DCS programs to ensure continued compliance with HRSA, Joint Commission and PCMH Standards of Care.
  • Evaluate the DCSs Program requirements and assist with the formulation of processes for implementation.
  • Assist with the oversight of all compliance-oriented correspondence, including responses to audits and involuntary inspections for the agency when needed.
  • Monitor and trend the quality management systems, and report to CMO regarding the performance of the quality management system(s).
  • Fulfill all duties in coordination with the CMO to meet the organization’s short and long term quality management system(s).
  • Assist with the establishment of up-to-date, consistent, ethical PCMH, Joint Commission and HRSA driven policies and procedures.
  • Assist with monitoring both internal and external audits for HHC and the agency as needed.
  • Assist with the management assessment of audit findings and the preparation and implementation of activities that will improve on program or agency specific deficient areas.
  • Guide the management of other auditing compliance inspections.
  • Assist with the data collection per the use of mock surveys that will be assessed and monitored by the CMO monthly.
  • Provide periodic reports to the CMO of observed compliance trends related to the Joint Commission and PCMH and suggest appropriate process improvements as needed.
  • Oversee maintenance of QA documents.
  • Other duties as assigned
    • Collaborate with the PCMH Clinical Care Team to keep patients knowledgeable about their health care; work with patients to stay on target with established treatments and follow-up care.  
    • Develop a comprehensive health education and promotion programs such as individual education sessions, training workshops and community presentations.
    • Interact with patients to insure provision of age-appropriate health screenings to achieve total quality health care.
    • Encourage patients to be engaged and participative in the management of their health care. 
    • Provide continuous communication to the Clinical Care Team regarding patients’ compliance with all program goals, especially for patients with multiple medical issues.    
    • Insure achievement of goals supports the basic tenets of PCMH, including accessibility, team-based care, encouragement of self-management care, meaningful use of EMR and culturally competent care. 
    • Prepare and distribute health education materials, including reports, bulletins and visual aids such as films, videotapes, photographs and posters.
    • Obtain referral to outside resources for follow-up treatment, if necessary.
    • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in health care education.
    • Develop and maintain health education libraries to provide resources for staff and community agencies.
    • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks and other information to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors Degree in Nursing OR Associates Degree in Nursing with certification through the Healthcare Quality Certification Commission as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality

AND

at least three years related experience in Nursing, Medical, or other related fields

AND

Familiarity with quality assurance measures.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Knowledge of governing agency standards of care (e.g. Joint Commission, HRSA, PCMH)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters.
  • High level of analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all programs, agencies and intra-Agency personnel.
  • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.
  • Flexible, with the ability to work independently and with minimal guidance.  
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers, and community groups.
  • General computer proficiency.
  • Must understand Age-Specific Care.
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification.

Date Posted: Oct 21, 2014  |  Job ID: 005

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