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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

Practice Manager Cambridge/Fassett Magee Health Center Cambridge, MD

Choptank Community Health System (CCHS), located in the heart of Maryland’s scenic Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot counties, is seeking a dynamic Site Manager to join our team in the purposeful work of providing quality health care for all. CCHS offers team members an opportunity for meaningful work with high impact to the communities served. This well-lived career opportunity allows you to combine your personality, your happiness, and your work – improving the lives of your patients and co-workers. As a member of the local leadership team, the Site Manager is directly responsible for ensuring effective daily operations of the Health Center, optimizing patient flow, improving the patient experience, and ensuring effective teamwork and communication occurs between all clinical and non-clinical staff. The incumbent must have knowledge and experience in managing a medical/dental practice.

SUPERVISION:

  • Dyad Supervision:  Talbot/Dorchester Site Director & Dental Program Director
  • Provides managerial oversight of administrative & clinical staff, as needed, to complete daily operational tasks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Provides engaging and compassionate customer service in all interactions with patients and staff, and reinforces these same principles with staff
  • Adheres to and models the CCHS Standards of Behavior for all staff
  • Monitors the maintenance of safe and hygienic patient environments
  • Completes Environment of Care quarterly checklist and monitors temperature & fire extinguisher log completion
  • Provides phone and front-desk coverage within the clinical site during peak hours or during staff absences
  • Assists Site Director with addressing on-site patient concern or complaints
  • Provides support and assistance to Vaccines For Children (VFC) Program Coordinators
  • Completes new hire training and staff education, including ensuring completion of competency checklists
  • Assists staff with education (Health stream/Huron) & provides coverage to allow for the completion of training(s)
  • Provides constructive feedback for staff annual evaluations
  • Acts as a Liaison for LabCorp staff and assists with the coordination of lab services
  • Responsible for completion of unusual event / incident reports, ensuring appropriate follow-up and resolution
  • Liaison for trouble-shooting day-to-day operational issues with IT, Facilities, and other local contacts
  • Provides managerial oversight of staff and assists Directors with supervision of daily office operations:

o  Conducting office site meetings in conjunction with Directors o  Directing staff activities at site, in the absence of Directors o  Overseeing inventory and ordering of front-office supplies o  Supports office staff with billing questions, Electronic Medical & Dental Record issues or concerns

  • Ensures All Staff:

o  Answer telephones in a timely and polite manner, improving the patient experience daily o  Routinely demonstrate superior customer service skills o  Communicate with customers in a way that meets or exceeds CCHS’s core values o  Recognize and respond appropriately to deescalate incidents, emergencies, or events o  Accurately take messages and convey information to other members of the team o  Transfer calls and messages to providers and clinical staff when medically indicated o  Observe and protect patient confidentiality per CCHS policies and procedures

  • Oversees and maintains a safe environment of care for employees, patients, and visitors.

o Coordinates with Facilities to ensure all emergency equipment, such as fire extinguishers and emergency lights are properly maintained and in good working condition. o Submits work/repair orders in a timely manner. o Assists the Facilities team with quarterly safety/emergency drills & reporting. o Ensures staff receive all communication and preparation for potential weather-related events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Associates/Bachelors Degree, preferred.

Specific Skills:

  • Working knowledge of automated patient data systems.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills for word processing and basic data analytics.
  • Must have basic math & financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to use office equipment such as computers, printers, telephones, fax machines and copier machines.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of progressive leadership experience required.
  • Knowledge of EMR/EDR (Athena Health, Dentrix, etc.) preferred.
  • Insurance billing, coding, and charge posting experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred.
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Medical Records Specialist – Denton Medical Center

The Medical Records Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and distribution of patient medical records.  This includes scanning and retrieving patient medical records in a timely manner, checking patient chart for accuracy and completeness, copying medical records, and scanning all incoming patient material. The Medical Records Clerk is responsible for keeping updated on new laws that pertain to medical records and maintains correspondence in medical records in accordance with established laws/guidelines.

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

  • Retrieves hospital records
  • Daily preparation of electronic health record
  • Management of Electronic Health Record
  • Processes Release of Medical Records
  • Corresponds with patients, health facilities, and outside entities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education

• High school graduate or equivalent.

  1. Specific Skills

• Working knowledge of automated patient data systems.

• Must demonstrate the ability to use office equipment such as computers, printers, telephones, fax machines and copier machines.

• Must be proficient in computer skills.

  1. Experience

• Minimum one-year electronic medical records related experience.

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

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Academic Services Coordinator (UMMS Rural Residency collaboration)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Choptank is collaborating with University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) in the development of a Rural Residency Program.  While this position will work closely with Choptank,this position is not employed by Choptank Community Health System – the person in this role would be employed by UMMS.

Location: Easton,MD US
Hours of Work: 8a-4p
Job Facility: UM Shore Regional Health
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY

The Academic Services Coordinator will support the administrative coordination of academic programs, such as Residency, Academic, Fellowship, Education and/or Credentialing.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  1. Assists with coordinating the administrative activities of the academic programs, such as Residency, Fellowship, or other academic programs, with interrelated activities of other programs, departments, or staff to ensure efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and specifications.
  2. Coordinates the clinical or internship site assignments.  Assists with arranging clinical or internship supervision at clinical or internship site by assignment of faculty or preceptor.  Ensures evaluation processes are in place and each student/participant receives evaluations.
  3. Assists with scheduling of academic program activities in accordance with specifications (i.e. ACGME) and funding limitations; assists with the daily operations and coordinates activities of the academic program. Ensures students/participants are progressing through training appropriately to achieve academic requirements.
  4. Assists with conferring and advising staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and provides policy interpretation.  Refers issues to appropriate resources as appropriate.
  5. Assists with enhancing student/participants experience by arranging extracurricular seminars, study sessions, or workshops.  Assists with developing, compiling, and writing program coursework communications and promotional literature for distribution, such as newsletters, brochures or flyers.  Ensures materials for each class is available to faculty member.
  6. Assists with preparing periodic reports, financial statements and records on academic program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.   Assists with tracking program effectiveness.
  7. Completes mandatory employee health, workers compensation, HR processes and other training and requirements in required time frame to insure compliance with all FPI rules and regulations.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field of study is preferred.
  2. At least 5 years of administrative experience.
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Human Resources Generalist – Denton, MD

The Human Resource Generalist assists in the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.
Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. Conducts or acquires reference checks, background checks, and employee eligibility verifications. Participates/presents in new hire orientation.
Performs routine tasks required to administer human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; performance management, recognition, and morale. Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff. Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
Processes routine employee changes in database. Maintains employee uniform ordering and inventory. Performs administrative/clerical HR functions including filing and employee record maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
At least one year of related human resource management experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Proficiency with ADP, electronic employee records, automated applicant tracking and onboarding technology.

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Dentist – Goldsboro, MD

Join Choptank Community Health’s dedicated, service-oriented team and work alongside our experienced support staff providing services to a very full and dynamic range of patients. We are looking for a full time licensed certified Dentist to work between our two to three of our established dental centers located in Goldsboro, Federalsburg, Cambridge, and St. Michaels, Maryland. Five (5) days per week or extended hours schedule, no evenings or weekends at this time. This position requires rotational phone only call schedule.
We have state of the art dental facilities in all five of our dental locations to assist in providing high quality dental care to patients. This includes our newest 3D Cone Beam Ceph/PAN x-ray machine at our Denton facility just added in October of 2019. We also added recently a Pediatric Specialty program with two licensed Pediatric Dentists to treat our high-risk children. We are also fortunate to have on-staff an Oral Maxilla-Facial Surgery to oversee our surgery cases, train our staff dentists in these more complicated procedures and have training and learning sessions with our NYU residents and students who rotate through our program. CCHS provides a 2:1 Dental Assistant to provider ratio and all Dental Assistants are expanded functions certified or obtaining their expanded functions to ensure efficiency and quality of care. We are CODA approved and affiliated with the AEGD Program at NYU/ Lutheran Medical Center and regularly have two residents in yearly rotations here at CCHS. We are also a learning institution and have affiliations with the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH) and the University of Maryland Dental School and have Dental students rotating and training yearly at our dental sites. We also have agreements with the local Community College so that Dental Assistant students can rotate through our sites and get hands-on experience in treating patients. Our latest agreement is with the University of Maryland Dental Hygienist program and we currently have Dental Hygiene students rotate through our dental sites.
CCHS offers a competitive salary and pay for performance bonus package, CME support, 8 paid holidays, 29 days combined paid time off, quarterly Covid Recovery bonuses (through 2022), medical and dental insurance along with full range of other employee benefits. And, because we are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Choptank’s Dentists are eligible scholar site or for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) with a current HPSA score of 25.

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Family 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 Family Physician 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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Healthcare Facilities Project Manager (Maintenance Tech III) – All CCHS Locations

Work involves serving as lead Project Manager for various projects and acting as leader over Facilities Maintenance Specialists I & II for specified projects in the absence of or at the request of the Facilities Director. Performs journey-level work in facilities maintenance & repair, clinical equipment repair, and Access Control system management. Assignments are varied and are received in the form of oral or written work orders and may be accompanied by sketches, penciled layouts, or blueprints. Work is performed independently or as a facilities team. The incumbent is responsible for determining appropriate work methods, tools, and materials for most assignments. Work is performed according to general or specific instructions from the Facilities Director and or COO; in accordance with the organization’s strategic operating plan and capital improvement schedule.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Manages renovation, construction, and other special projects from design through close out; studies building plans and drawings to determine materials, tools, and sequence of work to be performed; estimates and orders parts, materials, supplies and maintains required documents; directs the work of contractors, sub-contractors, and other skilled or semi-skilled staff for specified projects; demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service; interacts with staff to determine maintenance, repair or remodeling requirements and preferences; Manages access control, security system codes, and key management systems making all necessary additions and or deletions of staff.  Makes programming changes as necessary; assists Facilities Director as needed with staff training of building operations; provides direction to Facilities Maintenance Specialist I, and Facilities Maintenance Specialist II, in the absence of or at the request of the Facilities Director; performs skilled work in the maintenance, repair, alteration, and remodeling of buildings, offices, or other facilities;  inventories new equipment utilizing the CMMS; repairs/rebuilds medical clinical equipment, and dental handpieces; must be able to work flexible hours; provide on-call as required; assists with snow removal as needed before, during or after regular business hours; makes routine facilities repairs to include electrical; plumbing; patching and painting; reconfiguring modular offices; carpet/flooring; carpentry; cabling; and other related tasks as operationally necessary.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, 5 year of facilities maintenance experience, and 5 years of Supervisory experience; Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM)Preferred; Three (3) years of skilled level experience in building maintenance and repair work, with a high level of proficiency in at least two of the building trades, and completion of an acceptable apprenticeship program; or, six years of trades experience, three of which are at the skilled level, with a high level of proficiency in at least two of the building trades. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

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Dental Assistant (Expanded Functions)

Our patient-focused team currently has an opening for a Dental Assistant (Expanded Functions)  to work at our dental centers in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot counties. Key responsibilities of Choptank’s Dental Assistant position include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing chair side assistance to dentists and dental hygienists in the provision of clinical dental care, including operative, preventative, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgery procedures.
  • Preparing, sterilizing, organizing, and setting up dental equipment, ensuring that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established safety guidelines and standards.
  • Monitoring and maintaining dental equipment, such as compressors, evacuator, radiographic equipment, sterilizers, and light curing units, in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.
  • Taking diagnostic quality radiographic images in accordance with dentists’ orders, assisting in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols.
  • Ordering and maintaining inventories of dental clinic supplies, equipment, and instruments.

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent & successful completion of an accredited dental assistant training program
  • Experience with Pediatric Dentistry
  • Dental radiography certification by the Dental Assistant National Board
  • Expanded Functions certification required.  Maryland Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) or Maryland Qualified Dental Assistant (QDA) credential preferred.
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Patient Services Specialist – Cambridge and Federalsburg location

The Patient Services Specialist is part of a cross-trained team that performs essential front-office duties to ensure efficient, accurate, and meaningful experiences with patients visiting Choptank Community Health’s  (CCHS) Medical, Dental, and School-Based Wellness Centers (note: our School-Based positions work only during the normal school months).

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Receives calls from patients and provides customer service

  • Provides world-class customer service in all patient interactions.
  • Consistently screens calls, documents appropriately, messages are accurate, legible and complete.
  • Always follows established procedures for handling patient calls and visits.
  • Works with the medical staff and clinical staff to coordinate patient flow
  • Greets patients in a professional manner as they come into the center and on the telephone.
  • Notifies Triage Nurse of all emergent patient phone calls per triage policy.
  • Addresses patient concerns with Site Director in timely and responsive manner.
  • Always maintains patient confidentiality.

Appointment scheduling

  • Accurately and thoroughly schedules patients according to schedule templates and scheduling guidelines.
  • Documents no show and cancel status in the practice management system.
  • Manages same day requests in coordination with clinical team.
  • Reschedules patient appointments as needed.
  • Monitors schedule requests and tickler system for needed appointments. Troubleshoots scheduling problems.
  • Registration
  • Utilizes 3rd party registration system to update demographic data.
  • Verifies insurance eligibility per established procedure for all scheduled patients.
  • Ensures all registration forms are completed during first appointment and verified at every visit and signatures are obtained annually
  • Ensures all insurance information is verified at every visit
  • Determines patient’s eligibility with the sliding scale and verifies proof of income consistent with current policies.

Payment Collection

  • Receives co-payments, self-payments and gives appropriate receipts. Keeps money secure and balanced in locked cash drawer.  All monies collected are reconciled daily.

Processing of charge posting

  • Assists patients with billing issues, working with CCHS billing department.
  • Post charges accurately and timely ensuring all necessary information is complete for billing claim.
  • Monitors billing claims on hold and resolves issues preventing billing completion.

Performs Other Duties as Required

  • Takes initiative to solve problems and recommends improvements to the office manager.
  • Monitors texting platform for incoming texts to communicate with patients.
  • Traveling to other CCHS sites to cover shortages within the department.
  • Maintains petty cash.
  • Ensures the front desk area and patient waiting areas are neat and presentable to assure safe environment.
  • Responsible for mail and package deliveries.
  • Assists with obtaining authorizations for medical treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education – High School Diploma or equivalent. Specific Skills: • Working knowledge of automated patient data systems. • Must be proficient in computer skills. • Must have basic math skills. • Working knowledge of CDT and ICD10 coding.

10-Month School-Based Patient Services Specialist – see above description

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Behavioral Health Clinician

Behavioral Health Clinician (LGPC/LMSW required LCPC/LCSW-C preferred)

  • Choptank Community Health looking for a dynamic Behavioral Health Clinician committed to increasing access to behavioral health services on the Eastern Shore.  We have 6 locations on the MidShore (Denton, Goldsboro, Cambridge, Easton, and St Michaels) and will soon be adding a new site in Chestertown.  The Behavioral Health Clinician will work collaboratively with a diverse team of providers, to help shape the new integrated Behavioral Health Program at Choptank Community Health. Under the direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, and as a part of a multidisciplinary team the Behavioral Health Clinician will be responsible for providing individual (children and adults), couple, family and group therapeutic services, Behavioral Health Consultations and Brief Interventions for patients referred by Choptank’s PCP’S and Dental Providers.
  • This position requires the candidate to hold a Master’ s degree from an accredited university and be licensed in Maryland as an LCSW-C/LCPC (preferred), or LMSW/LGPC (required).
  • In addition, successful candidates will have good interpersonal and communication skills and have experience working as part of team.  To better serve the needs of our diverse patient population bilingual and bicultural skills are valued. Competitive salary and benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with match, CEU time/funds, incentive plan, license & professional dues, and more). Plus, Behavioral Health Clinicians (LSCW/LPC) at Choptank are eligible for up to $50,000 in loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps.
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Medical Director, Behavioral Health

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Medical Director of Behavioral Health contributes to the successful achievement of the Choptank Community Health System (CCHS) mission and strategic vision by providing clinical leadership and oversight of the Behavioral Health service line, including providing clinical supervision to all psychiatric medical providers, coordinating with CCHS’s other health service lines to ensure holistic patient-centered care, and helping to build a culture of clinical excellence and continuous performance improvement. The Medical Director of Behavioral Health will also participate in the assessment, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients, and collaborate with other CCHS clinicians to discuss treatment plans and progress. This position requires clinical expertise in providing behavioral health services to indigent populations and working in community settings. The selected candidate she should also have strong management, problem-solving, and communication skills.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.                  Clinical Responsibilities: Leads and oversees the provision of medical behavioral health services.

  • Oversees medical behavioral health services provided to patients by the staff of CCHS
  • Performs direct medical services for patients

2.                  Administrative Responsibilities: Creates and maintains a culture of excellence and continual performance improvement in clinical care.

  • Fosters a culture of excellence and continuous performance improvement in clinical care
  • Helps establish a close working partnership between the behavioral health team and CCHS’s non-behavioral health providers
  • Fosters internal buy-in and positive cultural change around CCHS’s integration of behavioral health services
  • Creates strategies that provide for seamless integration of behavioral health services
  • Helps represent the behavioral health program on the CCHS senior management team
  • Assists in the hiring of behavioral health providers, including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and behavioral health therapists

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.D. degree/completed an A.C.G.M.E. approved residency program in psychiatry
  • Board certified or board eligible
  • Valid license in Maryland to practice psychiatry
  • Buprenorphine prescription privileges (preferred)
  • At least five years of responsibility in providing behavioral health services with a non-profit behavioral health agency, FQHC, or outpatient medical facility
  • Experience in senior level/director position with supervisory responsibilities (preferred)
  • Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence-based practice
  • Bilingual in Spanish and or Creole (preferred)
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Pediatric Dentist/Pediatric Residency Director

Choptank Community Health System-Advance Education in Pediatric Dentistry invites applications for a full-time position as staff Pediatric Dentist and NYU Langone Pediatric Dental Residency Program Director. Choptank Health System, Inc. (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health center providing primary health care services on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas.

CCHS dental sites are equipped with the state-of-the art dental equipment including digital x-rays, intra-oral cameras, Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), and Nitrous oxide sedation. We also conduct a hospital based Operating Room program in collaboration with a local hospital to provide comprehensive dental treatment to children under general anesthesia. Our Joint Commission Accredited system includes six medical and five dental offices, staffed by over forty medical and dental providers.

Choptank Community Health has been providing oral health, primary health services, behavioral health, school-based wellness, and migrant health programs to our communities since 1980. We offer our patients a full range of general dentistry and specialty care including pediatric dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, emergency care, and pediatric dental surgery. We are CODA approved and affiliated with the AEGD Program at NYU/ Lutheran Medical Center and regularly have two residents in yearly rotations. We are also a learning institution and have affiliations with the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH) and the University of Maryland Dental School and have Dental students rotating and training yearly at our dental sites. We also have agreements with the local Community College enabling Dental Assistant students to rotate through our sites to get hands-on experience treating patients. Our latest agreement is with the University of Maryland Dental Hygiene program and currently we have Dental Hygienist students rotating through our dental sites.

Join Choptank Community Health’s dedicated, service-oriented team and work alongside our experienced support staff providing services to a very full and dynamic range of patients. We are looking for a full time licensed Pediatric Dentist to serve a dual role as a practicing Pediatric Dentist and will also oversee all aspects of CCHS’s Pediatric Dental Residency Program.The individual in this role will work five (5) days per week or an extended-hours schedule and will rotate between our established dental centers located in Goldsboro, Federalsburg, Cambridge, and Denton. This position requires rotational phone only call schedule.

The CCHS Pediatric Dental Residency Director contributes to the successful achievement of the Choptank Community Health System (CCHS) mission and strategic initiatives by providing establishment, leadership, oversight, evaluation, and direction for the CCHS Pediatric Dental Residency program as well as CCHS staff Dental providers as needed. Works in a dyad leadership role with the Chief Dental Officer (CDO) and the Associate dental Clinical Director and Lead of the CCHS AEGD Program.  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Residency Program Responsibilities: a. Primary responsibilities include direct patient care and direct supervision of CCHS Pediatric dental residents in our onsite NYU/Langone Pediatric Dental Residency program. b. Direct Supervisor for all current CCHS Pediatric staff Dentists to ensure clinical skills, standard of care is provided and all current performance, access to care, productivity and quality goals are being met. c. Responsible for and assists with curriculum development, implementation, and oversight of CCHS Pediatric Dental Residency program. d. Serves as Primary Faculty for the residency program with faculty appointment to NYU /Langone Medical Center e. Coordinates with the residency program’s academic coordinator to ensure program requirements are met. f. Partners with NYU/Langone and arranges for continuing medical education opportunities for CCHS dental providers. g. Serve as a clinical and professional mentor to residents during each two-year applicant program rotation. h. Must work directly with CCHS AEGD and Medical residency directors in collaboration on rotations and educational sessions and interaction of staff and providers. i. Must have and apply mentorship skills with a desire to treat an underserved population.
  1. Clinical Responsibilities: Partners with the CDO and CCHS Associate Dental Clinical Director to ensure that services are provided to patients in conformity with clinic protocols and the code of ethics of the Maryland Board of Dentistry and all NYU/Langone residency program requirements. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local standards and contributes to the efficiency of health center operations. And, because we are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Choptank’s Dentists are eligible scholar site or for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).
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Employee Health Registered Nurse

Responsible for providing direct staff care, health and safety promotion and education, management of record keeping and tracking, and coordination of services for staff throughout their employment.

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

  • Oversight and management of the Employee Health Program at CCHS.
  • Maintains CCHS Immunization program, ensuring required immunization status of new staff during orientation
  • Responsible for Blood Borne Pathogen exposures including follow up documentation. Provides or coordinates appropriate nursing care, prophylaxis, post exposure testing, counseling and follow up as needed for employees with injuries, illness, or exposure to disease.
  • Maintains employee health records, documenting thoroughly
  • Assists in the review and revision of policies and procedures pertinent to Employee Health
  • Assist the Medical Clinical Care Director, Dental Quality Clinical Director, and Chief of Quality & Compliance Officer to assure the compliance with MOSH, Joint Commission, CDC, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Completes OSHA logs and assures employee notifications are posted.
  • Assist the Medical Clinical Care Director and Dental Quality Clinical Director to complete regular PPE competencies and Fit testing for all staff
  • Serves on Safety and Infection Control committee meetings
  • Tracks and maintains infectious disease results (i.e. COVID-19) for employees, including symptomatic and asymptomatic testing. Notifies staff of positive results from employee testing.
  • Perform CCHS contact tracing, identifying exposed staff
  • Ensures all mandatory reporting to the state is completed
  • Reviews reported symptomatic or exposed cases as soon as possible to provide recommendations and requirements for return to work with assistance from the Chief Clinical Officer as the Employee Health Provider as needed.
  • Collaborates with directors and staff with active symptoms of illness resulting in absence or telework

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing (BSN preferred)
  • Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing.
  • CPR certification
  • Knowledge of Regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of current CDC guidelines for Infectious Disease related to healthcare professionals.
  • 5 years of Nursing experience or health related experience in Employee Health.
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Medical Assistant – Denton and Cambridge (Fassett Magee) Health Centers

The CMA performs delegated clinical duties within the supervising clinician’s scope of practice and consistent with the CMA’s education, training, and experience. A CMA’s duties may include the following: taking medical histories, assisting during patient procedures/examinations, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, venipuncture, performing basic in-house laboratory tests, taking vital signs, administering injections, using various pain scales to screen for pain, EKG’s and nebulizer treatments.

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

Initial Patient Assessment and Health Data Collection

  • Collects health status data relevant to the patient’s presenting problem in a continuous, systemic, and complete manner.
  • Completes all components of a patient intake accurately, including but not limited to vital signs, chief complaint, medication reconciliation, allergies, surgical history, family history, quality measures, depression screening, alcohol/drug screening, and tobacco screening.
  • Reconciles past medical information into current EHR system per protocol.
  • Consistently documents in the Electronic Health Record according to established procedures.
  • Properly prepares patient for Clinician by following established intake standards for all visit types including face-to-face and virtual visits.
  • Assists in implementing the plan of care as requested by the Clinician including- medication reconciliation, venipuncture, injections, EKG’s, nebulizer treatments, ear lavage, pain screening, stock medication administration, collection and preparation of laboratory specimens and performs CLIA Waived testing.
  • Assists clinician during patient procedures and/or examinations including pap smear, vaginal exams and swabs, colposcopy, incision and drainage, punch biopsies, ear lavage, nebulizers, Nexplanon insertion/removal, IUD insertion/removal, toenail evulsions, and mole/skin tag removals.
  • Properly documents and completes ICD-10 and CPT coding for services administered during the patient visit.
  • Assists patients with appointments and referrals as needed by researching chart to find answers to referral questions (when, where, why) and future appointments at CCHS.

Maintains a safe and hygienic environment for patients

  • Cleans and sterilizes exam room after each patient visit according to CCHS and CDC protocol.
  • Properly dons and doffs PPE as required for each type of patient encounter.
  • Removes and processes all patient specimens collected during visit.
  • At the end of each day, ensures proper disinfection of every exam room and work area including lab.
  • Adequately stocks exam rooms on a daily basis according to practice standards and provider requests.
  • Follows CCHS and CDC protocol for distinction of clean and dirty areas within the lab.

Effectively Communicates within the Center

  • Communicates with members of the healthcare team to address patient’s questions and/or concerns to the appropriate team members.
  • Consistently identifies patients at risk and communicates with providers and nurses on emergent patient needs.

Performs Other Duties as Required

  • Answers telephones, greets patients, schedules appointments, enters refill requests, and maintains medical records.
  • Completes nurse visits for pediatric, adult, and women’s health patients. These may include blood pressure checks, A1c, INR, vaccines, medication administration via injection (B12, testosterone, Depo Provera, Depo Medrol), PPD placement, weight check, urine dipstick, urine pregnancy test.
  • Travels to other CCHS sites to cover shortages within the department.
  • Attends monthly site meetings, department meetings and full staff meetings as required.
  • Consistently displays professionalism and respect during interaction with CCHS patients, staff, clinicians, and guests.
  • Reviews open radiology and lab orders for all providers.
  • Review chart and call diagnostic centers to look for results, if no results, send missed lab/x-ray letter. Close orders or reset due date alarms accordingly.
  • Pre-visit planning: coordinates with provider and updates patient chart alert prior to patient appointments per provider preferences and patient needs.
  • List specific reason for visit, last A1c if applicable, screenings needed (A1c, colonoscopy, mammogram, pap, etc.), and vaccines due.
  • Assists provider or nurse with procedures per provider or nurse request.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.  Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
  • Must have current certification or registration as a Medical Assistant. BLS certification required
  • Minimum six months experience preferred.
  • Preferred experience in various medical settings to include family practice, pediatrics, and women’s health.
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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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Family Physician – Goldsboro

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 Family Physician 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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