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Jobs

If you are interested in joining Choptank Community Health’s dedicated team and working along side experienced staff providing services to a very full and dynamic range of patients from all stages of life: please see below for a list of our current openings and application form.

Our Joint Commission Accredited system includes six medical and four dental offices, staffed by over thirty healthcare professionals providing primary medical & dental services, behavioral health, school based wellness and migrant health programs.

Current Job Openings

Registered Nurse (Primary Care, Physician practice setting)

Our patient-focused team currently has an openings for  Registered Nurses to work at our health centers located in Denton and Cambridge, Maryland.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Direct patient care
Triage
Health promotion
Patient education
Patient advocacy
Coordination of services for patients throughout the health care system

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

Qualifications

Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing.

CPR certification

Working knowledge of automated patient data systems.

Must be proficient in computer skills. Working knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding.

Must demonstrate the ability to use medical equipment and materials safely.

Must be proficient in venipuncture, telephone triage, calculating doses of medications, injections, EKG’s, nebulizer treatments, spirometry, pain screening, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens and performing basic laboratory tests.
Experience

Minimum six months nursing experience preferred.

Preferred experience in various medical settings to include family practice, pediatrics and women’s health.

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Lead LCSW-C (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides direct services to CCHS patients including individual (children and adults), couple, family and group therapeutic services, and will also provide clinical supervision for LMSW’s and interns when needed.
  • Addresses referrals from Choptank Health Medical and Dental providers, including referrals via warm hand-offs
  • Participates in multidisciplinary meetings to assess needs and coordinate services
  • Maintains weekly scheduled appointments in our electronic records system
  • Provide therapeutic services to patients and their families in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members including external partners
  • Completes required documentation and implementation in a timely manner.  Documentation includes intake paperwork, biopsychosocial assessment, diagnostic screens and assessments as necessary, treatment planning, discharge planning, satisfaction survey, and community referrals when needed.
  • Participates in our MAT program as part of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and commitment to our patients
  • Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy of the agency
  • Maintain an active client caseload, based on needs of program and in accordance with COMAR regulations
  • Participate in on-call activities for the Behavioral Health program as needed

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

Education and Licensure:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited University
  • MD Licensed LCSW-C, with the ability to supervise LMSW’s and MSW interns.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience required.
  • Emergency Department, Urgent Care, or other fast-paced Family Practice experience preferred.

Specific skills:

  • Experience supervising unlicensed staff.
  • Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to make routine decisions and determine proper action based on experience within the limits of policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrated oral/written skills in English; ability to speak Spanish and/or Creole a plus.
  • Experience documenting in an electronic medical record.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultures, ages and economic backgrounds in a culturally competent and sensitive manner.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and problem solve independently.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, written and customer service skills.

Necessary Special Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of MD Mental Health policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma informed care framework.
  • Knowledge and experience working with co-occurring populations (chronic health conditions, mental health and substance use).
  • Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills (Microsoft Office software).
  • CPR Certification
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Medical Assistant – FLOAT – Dorchester and Talbot Counties

Note: The Medical Assistant in this position will regularly float to any/all Choptank Community Health (CCHS) locations in Dorchester and Talbot Counties (including Cambridge, St. Michaels, and Easton), often on short notice.  The person in this role may also reasonably be required to work at other CCHS locations as operationally necessary.  It is imperative that the individual in this role has the flexibility to quickly adjust to variable scheduling needs and location changes.  When not needed to float to another site, the home location for this position will be Easton Pediatrics. Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating principles focused on patient engagement in all interactions
  • Performing delegated clinical duties
  • Taking medical histories
  • Assisting during patient procedures/examinations
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens and venipuncture
  • Performing basic laboratory tests
  • Performing various medical tasks such as; vital signs, administering injections, pain screening, EKG’s and nebulizer treatments.

Qualifications

  • Certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA, RMA, CCMA, or NCMA)
  • CPR certification
  • Pediatric experience as a Medical Assistant required
  • Prior experience in a family practice, or urgent care environment strongly preferred
  • Bilingual ability valued but not required
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Medical/Dental Biller – (Denton Administration)

The Medical/Dental Biller is primarily responsible for timely submission of technical or professional medical/dental claims to insurance companies. This position will support the six health centers within CCHS and the School Based Health Centers.  The responsibilities include processing claims, posting charges/payments, follow-up on accounts, answering questions from patients and CCHS staff and management. Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing
  • Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe
  • Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount
  • Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary
  • Obtaining pre-authorizations as required
  • Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances
  • Reviewing accounts for insurance of patient follow-up
  • Researching and appealing denied claims
  • Checking eligibility and benefits verification for treatments and procedures
  • Reviewing patient bills for accuracy, completeness and obtain any missing information
  • Answering all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts
  • Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts
  • Updating cash spreadsheets and running collection reports

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience working as a medical biller in a medical or dental office, preferably in an FQHC environment
  • Knowledge of business and accounting processes preferred
  • Familiar with data entry and Practice Management Systems
  • Knowledge of CPT & ICD-10 coding
  • Must have working knowledge of medical terminology
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Medical Assistant – Fassett Magee Health Center (Cambridge)

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating principles focused on patient engagement in all interactions
  • Performing delegated clinical duties
  • Taking medical histories
  • Assisting during patient procedures/examinations
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens and venipuncture
  • Performing basic laboratory tests
  • Performing various medical tasks such as; vital signs, administering injections, pain screening, EKG’s and nebulizer treatments.

Qualifications

  • Certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA, RMA, CCMA, or NCMA)
  • CPR certification
  • Prior experience in a family practice, or urgent care environment strongly preferred
  • Bilingual ability valued but not required
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Patient Services Specialist (Locations throughout Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot counties)

Patient Services Specialist (Locations throughout Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot counties)

The Patient Services Specialist is often the first point of contact a patient has with CCHS and represents all the best qualities of the health center by providing every patient with truly exceptional services. Only a special few truly have that internal drive to perform their job with the utmost care and compassion our patients deserve. While prior medical office experience is beneficial, we consider genuine customer service delivery and a work history which demonstrates reliability and tenure as our highest priorities.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Greeting the patient and providing quality customer service in person and on the telephone.
• Pre-registration, registration, appointment confirmation, scheduling.
• Receives co-payments and gives appropriate receipts to patients
• Post charges and payments to the practice management system.
• Verifies insurance information, assists with enrollment in sliding fee and other benefit products.
• Opens and distributes mail.
• Scans patient related documents to electronic medical record.

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) preferred but not required
• Working knowledge of automated patient data systems preferred.
• Must be proficient in computer skills.
• Must have basic math skills.
• Demonstrated experience providing exceptional customer service.

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Advance Practice Clinician – Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – School Bassed

CCHS currently has a full-time opportunity in Caroline County, Maryland for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team as a critical component of our care model.  This School-Based Health Center position provides care in schools located in Caroline County and the provider would be expected to rotate between four schools.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week during the school year.  Our school-based providers may choose to work full time over the summer in our other Health Centers and Migrant Health program or may choose to take the summer off!

School-based health centers (SBHC) provide an effective means for students to access comprehensive health care services.  SBHCs provide care in a location that meets kids where they are: at school. Multiple studies have shown SBHCs to be a cost-effective investment in child and adolescent health by reducing the utilization of emergency rooms, improving health outcomes, and elevating school attendance and graduation.

Our Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants provide comprehensive patient management in school-based clinic settings using leading edge technology, including EMR.  Our Providers are held to the highest quality standards.

This position requires each candidate to be a graduate of Accredited US NP or PA School (or equivalent), Board Certified or Board Eligible (must pass Boards within year of employment and recertify as required by Specialty Board) in a Primary Care specialty (Pediatrics, Family Practice, OB/GYN or Internal Medicine). Must have current NP or PA license in Maryland and maintain ongoing professional education as mandated by state regulation. Maryland CDS and DEA license and Basic Life Support is also required. To better serve the needs of our diverse patient compliment, bilingual and bicultural skills are valued.

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Family Practice Physician – Goldsboro, Maryland

Join Choptank Community Health’s dedicated team and work along side our experienced support staff providing services to a very full and dynamic range of patients from newborn to geriatrics. We are looking for a full time Primary Care Family Practice specialist with a current Maryland license. Applicant be eligible for CDS and DEA license and maintain ongoing professional education as mandated by state regulations. Approximately 25% of our patients are Hispanic and sites are staffed with full time in-house interpreters. Candidates with bilingual and bicultural skills are valued.

Choptank Community Health offers a competitive salary and pay for performance bonus package, malpractice insurance, CME support, 7 paid holidays, 29 days combined paid time off, medical and dental insurance along with full range of other employee benefits. And, because we are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), physicians are eligible for up to $50,000 in loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).

If you have excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the desire to join a winning team of healthcare professionals, please fill out the form below.

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