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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

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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Director of Behavioral Health

Located in the heart of Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, Choptank Community Health System (CCHS) is celebrating its 40th year of providing primary health care services throughout Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot counties. Maryland’s Eastern Shore enjoys the beautiful Chesapeake Bay setting, characterized by historic towns, meandering creeks, beautiful natural areas, Maryland Blue crabs, oysters and clams. All this, and we’re still just a short trip to Baltimore, Washington, DC and Philadelphia. Please visit our website: www.choptankhealth.org

Our Joint Commission Accredited health system includes six family practice/pediatric health centers, five dental centers, over forty medical and dental providers, school-based wellness and migrant health programs, for a total of nearly 200 team members. We opened a new state of the art 19,000 square foot facility in Denton in the Fall of 2019. Our mission is to provide access to exceptional, comprehensive, and integrated care for all.

As a demonstration of our commitment to expanding access to quality care, we are excited to announce the addition of Behavioral Health Services to the list of comprehensive services offered through CCHS. A recent feasibility analysis underscored the growing need for behavioral health services on the Eastern Shore. Our intention is to supplement the great work already occurring by many of our community partners. We believe that by offering integrated behavioral health services within our primary care centers, Choptank can help address the behavioral health needs of our patients and others on the Eastern Shore who may need behavioral health services in the future.

We have an immediate need for an intrinsically motivated Director of Behavioral Health to develop, lead, and grow this essential service expansion. CCHS is searching for an experienced, ambitious, community-minded behavioral health professional who is hands-on, leads by example, and can motivate staff to deliver results that further the mission of the organization.

The position requires:
• Licensed as a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW – C) preferred, Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Master Social Worker (LM).
• At least five years of progressive responsibility in providing behavioral health services with a non-profit behavioral health agency, FQHC, or outpatient medical facility.
• At least three years of demonstrated leadership experience in a director position with supervisory responsibilities.
• Experience with achieving Joint Commission/CARF accreditation and state behavioral health program requirements.
• Experience identifying and implementing evidence-based practices.
• Proven experience understanding and demonstrated ability to generate revenues for clinical services.
• Knowledge of Medicare, Maryland Medicaid coverage of behavioral health services (ASO) and private health insurance coverage of behavioral health services.

Please submit resume to:

Human Resources
Choptank Community Health System, Inc.
rhbarton@choptankhealth.org

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Registered Nurse – Prenatal/Maternal Child Health

Through a collaboration with the Talbot County Health Department, our patient-focused team has a unique opening for a Registered Nurse to support Choptank’s prenatal program with care coordination for pregnant women in Talbot County. This position will involve home-visits with high-risk infants and mothers in Talbot County to identify their social support needs and link women with local resources. It will also involve office time at our Cambridge location where these women receive prenatal care.
Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Direct patient care
• Coordination of prenatal care services for patients throughout the health care system
• Management of LARC supply chain
• Scheduling women’s health procedures
• Health promotion and networking with other local health organizations
• Patient education with a focus on women’s health
• Triage of both prenatal and primary care patients

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-10 and CPT coding.
• 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.
• Bilingual language ability is valued but not required.
Experience
• Minimum six months nursing experience preferred.
• Prior RN experience in Women’s Health/Prenatal required. Additional experience in various medical settings to include family practice and pediatrics is beneficial.
• Experience interpreting fetal non-stress tests preferred.

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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 and word usage

Qualified staff should contact Rick Barton (rhbarton@choptankhealth.org) to express interest in the above position by Thursday 07/24/2019.

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Advance Practice Clinician – Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Full and Part time opportunities in Denton, Cambridge, and Federalsburg, MD
Choptank’s Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants are a critical component of our care model. Our NP/PAs provide comprehensive medical care to patients in accordance with the policies and procedures and philosophy of CCHS. These care providers perform physical examinations, treat illness, injuries, health problems, and address preventive health needs appropriate to that their training, experience, and specialty, taking into consideration the ambulatory nature of the health center. All duties/responsibilities are performed across life cycle (infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric), as applicable.

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 – Denton, 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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