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Part-Time HHC Nurse Practitioner

I. 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. II. 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 III. QUALIFICATIONS • 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 IV. 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 Coder-FT-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. Duties & Responsibilities 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. Job Requirements Education and/or Experience Graduate in Medical Coding with a C or better G.P.A. AND Certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders. AND Relevant work experience in a medical center preferred. 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. • 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. Language Skills • Ability to read and speak English proficiently. Physical Demands The physical demands 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. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range. • At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding). Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Internal clinic space. • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. DCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Date Posted: Jul 11, 2014  |  Job ID: 011

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Lab/Xray Technician - PT - WIC

I. POSITITION SUMMARY This position provides laboratory and x-ray services for all clients as needed. II. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Obtain, record, and plot adult and child anthropometric data (height, weight) using program specified growth charts. (WIC Lab Tech only) • Run daily reports from NETWERKES. (WIC Lab Tech only) • Complete lab tests and phlebotomies for testing. • Identify and label specimens. • Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment, ensuring repairs, if needed. • Identify and report any problems that may affect individual lab results to supervisor. • Clean and sterilize equipment, instruments, and work area. • Run controls daily. • Inventory, order, and stock lab supplies according to policies and procedures. • Maintain accurate and up-to-date logs/records and reports for quality assurance purposes. • Order, maintain, and document appropriate vaccines/medical supplies (Medical Center only). • Run reports from MCIR. • Complete x-ray and electro-cardiograms. • Chart all tests and forward results to clinical providers in a timely manner. • Maintain x-ray supplies and equipment, ensuring repairs if needed. • Facilitate communications between laboratories, radiologist, physicians, medical assistants, and other clinical providers regarding such items as results and updates. • Perform veni-puncture, arterial, and capillary punctures on patients, • Instruct patients on all collection procedures and perform tests as necessary including urine collection, throat cultures, and finger sticks. • Perform proficiency testing of samples in the same manner as patient’s samples, maintain copy of results. • Autoclave surgical instruments. • Perform clinical medical assistant duties and responsibilities as needed. • Maintain current up to date radiologic badges for self and staff. • Other duties as assigned. III. QUALIFICATIONS • 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 VI. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).-AND- Approved certification, registration, and/or license to practice in the state of MI as a Laboratory Tech or Medical Assistant as applicable. Minimally, certification as a Medical Assistant or Laboratory Tech must be obtained within six months from date of hire. DCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date Posted: Aug 5, 2014  |  Job ID: 005

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Receptionist-FT-New Haven

 

Position Summary

The Receptionist provides initial and subsequent reception of patients into care, including telephonically.  This position performs clerical functions and collects patient information and updates required for entry and care, including identification, financial statistics and personal information. 

General responsibilities

  • Greet clients and answer telephone calls politely, and screen and forward calls appropriately.
  • Greet clients at check-in and assist with any questions/concerns.
  • Answer client questions as needed both telephonically and in person.
  • Schedule/update client appointments correctly paying attention to detail.
  • Call clients in advance to confirm/remind of appointment (Medical & WIC).
  • Accurately enter and update any new information into patient’s account into computer system, i.e. new demographic information and insurance information. (enter client into MI-WIC record for WIC only)
  • Scan all necessary forms into patients’ EHR.
  • Follow proper office opening and closing procedures.
  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services, and activities.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Triage effectively and efficiently (verbally and through eCW).
    • Check to make sure all charts have been scanned into eCW for next day’s appointments.
    • Verify each patient’s insurance for next day’s appointment.
    • Obtain driver’s license and signatures for required written medications.
    • Sign for all package deliveries for the medical center and warn medical assistants immediately when refrigerated items are delivered.
    • Assist patients at check-out with re-check appointments, payments, printing out receipts for each patient for all monies collected for co-pays, print out patient visit summaries and typing work/school notes as requested by provider.
    • Check for new demographic information, change in patient EHR and scan in insurance cards and IDs at patient arrival time.
    • May be responsible for day receipts, cash and credit card balances.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)  

 

DCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date Posted: Jun 13, 2014  |  Job ID: 001

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