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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

Certified Medical Assistant (Federalsburg and Cambridge)

Located in the heart of Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, Choptank Community Health System, Inc. (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health system providing patient-focused primary health care services in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas. In preparation for several new medical providers joining our team, Choptank currently has openings for CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS at our Family Practices located in Federalsburg and Cambridge.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• 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.
• While this position has a pediatric focus, the Medical Assistant in this role may be expected to provide care to all age populations as operationally necessary.

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
• National Certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA, CCMA, NHMA, RMA) required.
• CPR certification
• Prior experience in a multi-provider family practice setting strongly preferred
• Bilingual skills preferred

Choptank Community Health is a Federally Qualified Heath Center and provides a full range of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services. Please visit us online at www.choptankhealth.org.

If you have excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the desire to join a winning team of healthcare professionals while earning a competitive salary and benefits, forward resume to:

Email: rhbarton@choptankhealth.org
Fax: 410-479-1714

EOE/ADA

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Interpreter – Spanish/English (Cambridge, MD.)

Located in the heart of Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, Choptank Community Health System, Inc. (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health system providing patient-focused primary health care services in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas. In response to growing needs in our communities, Choptank currently has an opening for an Interpreter (Spanish/English) at our facility in Cambridge, Maryland.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Assisting Spanish-speaking patients and families as they receive services within CCHS. Answering telephones and conveying messages to other office staff. Assisting providers and support staff in communicating relevant information to patients and their families.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Spanish – English interpretation and translation services
o Provides world-class customer service in all patient interactions.
o Builds rapport with patients, gains trust and confidence of patients.
o Matches level of patient education and understanding to the information that is being interpreted.
o Interprets for Spanish-speaking patients, family members during the medical and/or dental encounter.
o Assists with health education programs for patients and family members.
o Provides accurate interpretation to other CCHS staff on behalf of patients.
o Assists other support staff with front office responsibilities.
o Translates written information for Spanish-speaking patients.
o Informs patients of all specialty appointments and advises of instructions for appointment.
o Facilitates services for Spanish-speaking patients with outside agencies.
o Informs patients of medical results and provider messages.
o Documents phone calls and related activity in the electronic health record.

• Registration
o Enters and edits appropriate demographic data on patients accurately via telephone or at time of patient arrival.
o Verifies insurance eligibility per established procedure for all patients.
o Ensures all registration forms are completed during first appointment, verified at every visit, and signatures are obtained annually
o Determines patient’s eligibility with the sliding scale and verifies proof of income consistent with current policies.

• Scheduling
o Schedules patients appropriately in practice management system following template guidelines.
o Performs schedule confirmation calls for patients including proper documentation.
o Reschedules patients when necessary.
o Manages same day requests in coordination with clinical team

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

• Education:
o High school graduate or equivalent.
o Medical Interpreter certification preferred (If not certified, must complete and pass certification exam within 6 months from date of hire.)

• Experience:
o 6 months of related customer service experience
o Preferred experience in medical and/or dental interpretation services
o Insurance billing experience helpful.
o Knowledge of basic dental and medical terminology preferred.

• Special skills:
o Fluent in Spanish and English to provide interpretive services for bilingual clinical visits.
o Ability to effectively communicate in writing in both English and Spanish.

Email: rhbarton@choptankhealth.org
Fax: 410-479-1714

EOE/ADA

Apply Now
Certified Medical Assistant

Certified Medical Assistant
Choptank Community Health
Come see how healthy YOU can be!

Located in the heart of Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, Choptank Community Health System, Inc. (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health system providing primary health care services in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas. To support our new medical providers, our patient-focused team currently has an opening for CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS at our PRIMARY CARE offices located in Denton and Federalsburg, Maryland.

Key responsibilities of these positions include, but are not limited to:
• 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.
• While this position has a pediatric focus, the Medical Assistant in this role may be expected to provide care to all age populations at other Choptank locations as operationally necessary.

To be considered for these positions, candidates must have:
• Certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA, RMA, CCMA, or NCMA) required
• Experience in primary care, emergency department, or urgent care preferred
• CPR certification required
• Bilingual skills preferred, but not required

Choptank Community Health is a Federally Qualified Heath Center and provides a full range of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services. Please visit us online at www.choptankhealth.org.

If you have excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the desire to join a winning team of healthcare professionals while earning a competitive salary and benefits, forward resume to:

Email: rhbarton@choptankhealth.org
Fax: 410-479-1714

EOE/ADA

Apply Now
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

Located in the heart of Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, Choptank Community Health (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health system providing primary health care services in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas.  Our patient-focused team currently has an openings for  Registered Nurses to work at our health centers located in Cambridge and Goldsboro, Maryland.

Registered Nurse (Primary Care, Physician practice setting)

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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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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