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Medical Scribe-2 positions-FT for New Haven & PT for 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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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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Competent Professional Authority-WIC-PT

 

Position Summary

This position provides nutrition counseling, training and education services to WIC program participants and staff.

 

General responsibilities

  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency and community programs, services and activities.
  • Perform nutrition assessment, determine risk/eligibility, provide nutrition risk education for participants and make appropriate client referrals.
  • Provide nutrition counseling, including breastfeeding education, and document encounters.
  • Perform anthropometric measurements, record data and perform lab functions as needed.
  • Participate in the selection, planning, preparation and evaluation of teaching aids and materials.
  • Maintain and update knowledge of community resources.
  • Counsel clients regarding health education and behavior modification.
  • Complete WIC forms and charts meeting Federal, State, Insurance, and agency standards.
  • Assign appropriate food packages and approve non-contract formula requests.
  • Initiate problem lists for high-risk clients and refer them to a Registered Dietitian for individual counseling and care plan development.
  • Provide consultation, training, and supervision for staff as requested.
  • Order, inventory, and stock nutrition education materials.
  • Develop nutrition care plans and provide individualized nutrition counseling for clients determined to be at High Risk (R.D. only)
  • Assign appropriate food packages and approve non-contract formula requests including class III formulas (R. D. only)
  • Contribute to WIC policy and procedure development.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of DCS.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

 

Must be professionally trained to function as one of the following: Physician, Registered Dietitian/R.D. (must be accredited by the commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association within 90 days of hire and possess a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics), Nutritionist (with a Bachelor’s degree in Foods/Nutrition or Dietetics), Master’s degree in Human Nutrition or Public Health Nutrition, Physician’s Assistant, Registered Nurse, Dietetic Technician Registered (emphasis in community/clinical nutrition) or Home Economist (Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in nutrition).

AND

At least one year experience of providing community health, pediatric and or/maternal/infant nutrition services 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 with knowledge of Windows-based software.
  • Must understand Age-Specific Care
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification.

 

Language

Skills

 

  • Ability to read and speak English proficiently.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

 

 

 

Date Posted: Oct 30, 2014  |  Job ID: 001

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Medical Assistant-FT-New Haven

 

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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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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