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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

Dental Hygienist – Cambridge Dental Center and Denton Dental Center

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

The Dental Hygienist is a critical part of the oral health team and plays an essential role in the development of plan of care for patients. Provides oral cancer screening, hygiene assessment, dental prophylaxis, periodontal services, local anesthesia and nitrous, if certified, fluoride treatments and dental sealants. Takes radiographs as instructed by the dentist. Plays an essential role in the management of patient referrals and is a key link between medical providers, dentists and patients. Assists in maintaining dental equipment and supplies. Must be able to respond to emergency situations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides Preventative and Periodontal Dental Services
  • Routine scaling and polishing
  • Provides local anesthesia (if certified) with scaling and root planing as prescribed by dentist.
  • Monitors and/or administers nitrous if certified.(Nitrous competency upon hire and annually thereafter.)
  • Take radiographs as instructed by the dentist.
  • Provides preventative topical application of fluoride and dental sealants
  • Presents instruction on proper home care and works with patient’s self-management goals.
  • Consults with patients on proper nutrition.
  • Assists in Maintenance of Equipment/Supplies
  • Maintains proper inventory of supplies by communicating low stock to designated person.
  • Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, sharpens and sets up instruments-Passes Autoclave/Infection Control Competency upon hire and annually thereafter
  • Notifies Dental Program Director and Dental Clinical Manager of any issues/concerns related to dental equipment or safety/infection control issues.
  • Prior to appointment, verifies patient’s treatment has been scheduled appropriately by reviewing the daily schedule and comparing it to treatment plan.
  • Travels to other CCHS sites to cover shortages within the department.
  • Schedule recall appointments and facilitates referrals.
  • Participation expected in department meetings after hours.
  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

EDUCATION

  • Licensed as a Dental Hygienist by the State of Maryland.

SPECIFIC SKILLS

  • Must be able to work independently, possess excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and communicate effectively.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills. Knowledge of Dentrix helpful.
  • Working knowledge of CDT coding and ICD-10 coding.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of six months prior dental hygiene experience.
  • Preferred experience in various dental settings to include experience with pediatric dental patients.
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Dental Hygienist – School/Community Based Dental Program (SBDP) Kent/Queen Anne Counties

The School Based Dental Program (SBDP) Dental Hygienist is a critical part of the CCHS oral health team and plays an essential role in the prevention of dental decay in children.  Provides dental prophylaxis, fluoride varnish treatment, dental sealants and oral hygiene instruction.  Plans and conducts oral health educational programs within the school setting with a focus on the prevention and control of dental disease.  Initiates patient referrals for follow up care and serves as a key link between dental providers and patients/families.  Assists in the coordination of the day-to-day SBDP activities including record maintenance and other activities as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides preventive dental treatments including fluoride varnish and the topical application of pit and fissure sealants to the surface tissues and exposed surfaces of human teeth.
  • Conducts a pain and risk assessment for every patient in order to determine which services to provide. Thoroughly cleans patient’s teeth, including scaling and polishing.
  • Presents instruction and conducts demonstrations with model in proper methods of brushing teeth and gums during patient visits.
  • Utilizes electronic dental record to document patient visit.
  • Consults patients on proper nutrition as this promotes dental and gingival health.
  • Communicates the results of patient visit with child’s dental home office.
  • Completes correspondence to patient’s parent/guardian detailing the dental visit.
  • Facilitates case management of children in the School Based Dental Program identified with dental disease.
  • Maintains a safe and hygienic environment for patients.
  • Stays current on the operation and maintenance of all SBDP equipment.
  • Prepares, sterilizes organizes and sets up equipment.
  • Ensures all dental instruments are clean, dated and processed according to established clinic guidelines.
  • Works with community groups and organizations to offer education programs that are age/audience appropriate and contain current oral health research/topics. Determines timing, place, presentation material and handouts.
  • Participates in Back to School nights and other related activities to promote the SBDP.
  • Shares information on the SBDP with CCHS and school staff in order to secure program support and success.
  • Accurately documents and updates logs according to SBDP policy and procedures on daily basis.

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • Licensed as a Dental Hygienist by the State of Maryland.
  • Must be able to work independently, possess excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and communicate effectively.
  • Two years of related experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess valid drivers license and have dependable transportation and ability/willingness to travel among all Choptank school based dental program sites in Dorchester, Caroline, Talbot, Kent and Queen Annes County as necessary.
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Behavioral Health Program Specialist – Denton Health Center

The Behavioral Health Program Specialist oversees the scheduling and charges associated with the BH visits in the health centers. In addition, the BH Program specialist performs case management duties for BH patients at the direction of the BH providers.
Models AIDET in all patient interactions. Adheres to and models CCHS Standards of Behavior. Responsible for the input of the patient charge entry and coding process for all BH sites. Works with all areas and levels within the organization to collect any necessary information related to charge posting. Obtains insurance authorizations when required. Reviews insurance denials: implement procedures to remedy or reduce the number of denials. Works cooperatively / cohesively with the BH Director to resolve issues or identified charge posting process. Works cohesively with BH Director and EHR Optimization Director to identify issues related to provider charges. Pre-registration, appointment confirmation, scheduling BH follow up appointments including group visits. Post charges to the practice management system. Verifies insurance information, assists with enrollment in sliding fee and other benefit products. Scans patient related documents to electronic medical record. Completes patient referrals. Case management for behavioral health patients to connect BH patients to community programs at the direction of the BH provider. Coordination of care between the medical, dental, and behavioral health staff.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
Education – High School Diploma or equivalent.
Working knowledge of automated patient data systems.
Must be proficient in computer skills.
Must have basic math skills.
Ability to use office equipment such as computers, printers, telephones, fax machines and copier machines.
Ability to handle multiple priorities at once with minimal supervision.
Working knowledge of ICD10 and CPT codes
3-5 years in healthcare related field required.
Insurance billing experience helpful.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred.

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Dental Clinical Quality Director – All CCHS Dental locations

Assures quality development for health center’s dental programs in office and the school based dental program settings. Oversees and assures safety and infection control for dental office and school-based dental programs. via site inspections, waterline tests, oversight of N2O testing, and radiation dosimeter testing.
Proactive identification of clinical issues that affect day-to-day operations. Supports clinical operations, orients and provides ongoing clinical supervision, competency assessments and retraining as needed for Dental hygienists, Dental assistants and students working in the school and office settings.
Responsible for coordinating all external student rotations in conjunction with CCHS credentialing specialist. Reviews and assists in creation, implementation and revisions of policies and procedures necessary in maintaining standardization, quality, and safety in health care delivery at all sites.
Oversees rotation of Dental Chart Audit assignments, tools, abbreviations, updates etc. Reviews all assignments with CDO and gives recommendations to CDO upon data analysis of these reports. Assists with safety and emergency procedures consistent with CCHS policy and works closely with Facilities department in maintenance of dental equipment. Participates in center’s quality improvement efforts to improve workflow, efficiency and customer satisfaction. Works closely with Dental vendors and Lead DA’s to maintain Dental formulary and Dental supply control. Oversees control of budget for all dental supplies; analyzing and reviewing reports from CCHS Financial Director
Helps to plan and present at Dental department /clinical /site meetings.
Direct Supervision to all CCHS RDH’s overseeing all their clinical skills and re-enforcing all MD State RDH licensing requirements and guidelines.
Provides Dental hygiene services in the Dental offices. Participates in community outreach events and oral health educational programs for the prevention and control of dental disease. 1(one) day a week direct patient care at home dental site as available.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
Registered Dental Hygiene Maryland License
Current Provider Level CPR
3+ years’ experience as a Dental Hygienist in a healthcare environment
Anesthesia and Nitrous certification preferred
Recommend past supervisory experience

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Referral Specialist – Cambridge, MD

Manages Referral Process. Consistently processes and directs referrals according to payor requirements. Effectively prioritizes referrals. Troubleshoots problems and issues with completing referral and scheduling diagnostic and specialty appointments. Works with clinical staff to ensure that proper attachment of medical notes are included with the referral form. Counsels patients and provides instructions for specialty appointments. Documents in electronic health record and notifies PCP if patient declines specialty care services. Maintains updated information regarding network and benefits for all payor groups. Ensures accuracy of referral form for completeness prior to submitting to insurance company and specialists’ office. Determines the length and number of visits allowed on referral forms.
Oversight of Patient Compliance. Manages a system that notifies clinician and documents when patient has “no-showed” for specialty appointments. Maintains open referral reports and follows up with PCP as necessary. Identifies patient access issues and communicates to PCP and Site Director. Reviews and investigates undocumented reports listed on the open referral report.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology required
1-2 years of experience in a related medical environment or relevant training preferred
Working knowledge of automated patient data systems preferred.
Must be proficient in computer skills.
Demonstrated experience providing exceptional customer service consistent with AIDET.

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Medical Records Specialist – Cambridge, MD

The Medical Records Clerk 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. 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.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Working knowledge of automated patient data systems.
Ability to use office equipment such as computers, printers, telephones, fax machines and copier machines.
Must be proficient in computer skills.
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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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 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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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 Hygienist – Cambridge, MD and Denton, MD

The Dental Hygienist is a critical part of the oral health team and plays an essential role in the development of plan of care for patients. Provides oral cancer screening, hygiene assessment, dental prophylaxis, periodontal services, local anesthesia and nitrous, if certified, fluoride treatments and dental sealants. Takes radiographs as instructed by the dentist. Plays an essential role in the management of patient referrals and is a key link between medical providers, dentists  and patients.  Assists in maintaining dental equipment and supplies.  Must be able to respond to emergency situations.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Provides Preventative and Periodontal Dental Services (Routine scaling and polishing; provides local anesthesia (if certified) with scaling and root planing as prescribed by dentist; monitors and/or administers nitrous if certified.(Nitrous competency upon hire and annually thereafter.); takes radiographs as instructed by the dentist; provides preventative topical application of fluoride and dental sealants; presents instruction on proper home care and works with patient’s self-management goals; consults with patients on proper nutrition; assists in Maintenance of  Equipment/Supplies.

Qualifications: Licensed as a Dental Hygienist by the State of Maryland; current CPR certification; proficient in basic computer skills. Knowledge of Dentrix helpful; working knowledge of CDT coding and ICD-10 coding; Minimum of six months prior dental hygiene experience (preferred experience in various dental settings to include experience with pediatric dental patients).

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PATIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST – Cambridge and Federalsburg

The Patient Services Specialist’s is often the first point of contact a patient has with CCHS and represents all the best qualities of CCHS by providing every patient with truly exceptional services. Only a special few truly have the internal drive to perform their job with the utmost care and compassion our patients deserve. While prior medical office experience is beneficial and preferred, we consider genuine customer service delivery and a work history which demonstrates reliability and tenure among 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) • Demonstrated experience providing exceptional customer service. • Must have proficient in computer skills and basic math skills • Working knowledge of automated patient data systems preferred.

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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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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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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 – Denton Health Center

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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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 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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