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Title Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Summary:
Under the supervision of the Dental Director, the Certified Dental Assistant renders dental care to patients. The Dental Assistant performs semi-technical dental and routine clerical work in a dental department located in a community health center. Work involves assisting the dentist during examinations and treatment, cleanings, sterilizing, and arranging instruments, and assisting dentist with x-rays.

 

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Completes initial assessment of patient according to department Policy and Procedures and documents appropriately.
2. Takes and record pulse, blood pressure and temperature.
3. Notes individual patient’s limitations and dental needs.
4. Reassesses patient according to departmental guidelines and documents appropriately.
5. Applies the dental process to each patient and implements limited dental actions
6. Follows plan of care for each patient
7. Receive dentist orders, records and assures completion.
8. Assists dentist with exams and procedures.
9. Documents the care provided to patients, and their reaction to that care.
10. Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately.
11. Seats and prepares patients adjusts dental chair.
12. Arranges dental instruments and materials for each patient, assists dentist with instrumentation, medication and management of the patient during treatment procedures.
13. Assists dentist in the use of highly specialized dental equipment, such as the x-ray machine, aspirator, and amalgamator.
14. Mixes and prepares solutions and materials for fillings, washes and sterilizes instruments and clean work area following treatment.
15. Takes radiographs of patients as prescribed by dentist. File x-ray films and case reports.
16. Charts information dictated by the dentist on the chart such as lesions, missing teeth, etc.
17. Act as a communication link between dentist and receptionist.
18. Performs routine dental laboratory work.
19. Performs routine maintenance of dental equipment, i.e., oiling of hand pieces and contra-angles.
20. Orders dental and office supplies.
21. Provides patient, family, significant other teaching as opportunities arise or as need is identified.
22. Presents group instruction in oral health care utilizing models and audio visual aids.
23. Conducts oral hygiene instructions with patients and parents of juveniles.
24. Explains dental care procedures using correct terminology; supplements explanation with reasons why
a. School Age
b. Adolescent/Adult
c. Geriatrics
25. Utilizes appropriate resources to accommodate age, education, cultural and communication barriers.
26. Initiates referrals as needed per dentist and appropriate follow-up.
27. Other duties as assigned.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Please submit a completed employment application found at www.caresouth.org/jobs or the HR office, resume, and credentials via email to jobs@caresouth.org or deliver to the HR office. CareSouth is an EOE.

 

CLOSING: This announcement will remain open until filled.

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Title Certified Medical Assistant
Location Baton Rouge, La
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Summary:

Assists providers and patients in receiving high quality, patient-centered care; actively works to create and maintain a professional, positive patient experience.  Must be a Certified Medical Assistant.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Greets patients, families, and providers in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner.
  2. Effectively, comprehensively utilizes the electronic medical record (EMR) entering data, documenting, tracking, and managing patient care.

 

  1. Works with the Nurse Supervisor to ensure efficient patient flow.
  2. Comprehensively prepares exam rooms according to clinical standards, specific procedures and provider’s need for ALL visits.

 

  1. Ensures providers have everything needed to provide high quality, patient-centered care.

 

  1. Triages patients by checking vitals and documenting chief complaints/reason for visits in the EMR.

 

  1. Administers oral, IM, SC Meds (injections) per Provider’s orders and as applicable.
  2. Facilitates office lab tests, blood draws and obtaining other specimens either directly or through coordination with Lab vendor according to Provider’s orders and as applicable.

 

  1. Follow-ups on lab orders and ensures appropriate, accurate, timely documentation is available for clinical decision-making.

 

  1. Disseminates the Treatment Plan/Office Visit summary to patient at the end of each visit.
  2. Follows up with specialty referrals and ensures all information is documented in the record and Provider notes any alerts.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant.
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Title LPN Position – Full Time
Location Baton Rouge, La & Donaldsonville, LA
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POSITION SUMMARY:
LPN renders safe nursing care to patients. The LPN administers medications, performs venipuncture,
and performs related duties.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Graduate of an accredited LPN school of nursing.
2. Current CPR certification is required.
3. Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana.
4. Experience in collaboration with interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
5. Experience in ambulatory care setting preferred.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Complete initial assessment of patient according to department Policies and Procedures and
documents appropriately.
2. Completes age-specific assessments: Neonate/Infant and Toddler – Accurately obtains head
circumference, weight, height, vital signs; Neonate/Infant Toddler, Preschooler, School Age and
Adolescent – Accurately obtains weight, height, vital signs.
3. Accurately completes a developmental assessment.
4. Neonate/Infant, Toddler, Preschooler – Accurately assesses immunizations are up to date.
5. Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric – Accurately assesses functional, nutritional, physical/psychosocial
status, educational and discharge needs.
6. Reassesses patient according to department guidelines and documents appropriately.
7. Applies the nursing process to each patient and implements nursing actions.
8. Follows plan of care for each patient.
9. Continuously monitors patient for physical and psychosocial needs and alternates plan of care of
changes is needed.
10. Correctly administers medications by all routes; Neonates/Infants; Toddler/Preschooler; School
Age; Adolescent/Adult; and Geriatrics.
11. Appropriately documents administration of medication and patient’s response to medication.
12. Receives physician’s orders, records and assures completion.
13. Assist physicians with exams, as necessary.
14. Documents care provided to patients, and their reaction to that care.
15. Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately.
16. Provides patient and/or family, significant teaching as opportunities arise or as need is identified.
17. Ability to educate and relay information to patients in a clear and concise manner.
18. Develop a plan for education together with the patient by incorporating the principles of self-management, by determining priorities, and by setting goals that are reachable and realistic.
19. Investigate alternative methods of patient education that are suitable for different learner needs and preferences, such as interactive Q & A, audiovisual materials, computer-assisted instruction, cooperative learning (group education formats), displays and bulletin boards, demonstration/return demonstration, role play, and patient-directed education.
20. Target specific groups served by the clinic – the disadvantaged, the elderly, minority groups, children, teens, pregnant women, etc. – and design needs-based programs for education.
21. Develop, evaluate, maintain and promote the use of effective patient education materials in the clinic and the community at large.
22. Develop a patient education curriculum for an array of chronic diseases that have a significant nutritional component.
23. Responsible for completion of all patient care assignments by end of shift while maintaining quality standards
24. Develop and maintains approved policies and procedures for patient education and helps ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory bodies.
25. Utilize appropriate resources to accommodate age, education, cultural and communication barriers.
26. Initiates multi-disciplinary referrals as needed and does not appropriate follow-up.
27. Assures informed consent is obtained.
28. Identifies unsafe conditions and intervenes in a timely manner.
29. Responds to all emergency codes and drills and completes appropriate paperwork.
30. Follows Standard precautions by utilizing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
31. Demonstrates knowledge of Policies and Procedures for the 7 Environment of Care Plans: (1) Safety and Security; (2) Hazardous Material and Waste; (3) Fire Safety; (4) Medical Equipment; (5) Utilities; (6) Other Physical Environment; and (7) Emergency Management.
32. Enforces environment of Care policies (smoking, hand washing, trash disposal, etc.).
33. Arranges for post discharge needs (home health, DME, appointments, etc.).
34. Coordinates and prioritizes patient activities across all departments.
35. Appropriately delegates care duties to Medical Assistant.
36. Maintains open communication with all team members.
37. Maintains adaptability, supports team work and resolves problems.
38. Reads written communication provided on unit (meeting minutes, memos).
39. Follows chain of command with problems and suggestions.
40. Accepts additional assignments willingly; and assists others as required to meet quality service and productivity expectations.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please submit a completed employment application found at www.ccfhc.org/jobs or the HR office, resume, and credentials via email to jobs@ccfhc.org or deliver to the HR office. CCFHC is an EOE.

 

CLOSING: This announcement will remain open until filled.

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Title Front Desk Representative – Full Time
Start Date 2017-05-01
Location Baton Rouge, La
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POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides patients with high quality, efficient, and effective service. Actively works to create and maintain
a professional, positive patient experience.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. Must have ability to learn using Electronic Health Records; must have strong computer skills.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Must have exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
5. Must be able to effectively resolve conflicts.
6. Performs all job responsibilities in full compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations,
policies and procedures.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Greets patients, families, and providers in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner.
2. Effectively, comprehensively utilizes the electronic medical record (EMR) entering patient
demographic data and insurance records.
3. Confer with customers by telephone to provide information about services, take or enter
appointments and cancellations, and obtain details of complaints.
4. Scans all patients’ identification, household income information, and insurance verification
information into computer.
5. If a provider’s office or hospital calling for a specific provider or nurse and it is urgent, then page
the respective person to have him or her answer the call.
6. Always project a friendly and upbeat tone at all times while interacting with callers and coworkers.
7. Thoroughly and accurately explain the promissory note to patients; scan and document into the
computer.
8. Update promissory note for patient at follow-up visit.
9. Welcome and receive patients; verify and update patient demographic information, as necessary.
10. Maintain accurate confidential records of patients’ interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken.
11. Conduct household income assessment to calculate sliding fee scale costs for services.
12. Recommend improvements in service to reduce or prevent future problems.
13. Follows and actively participates in CCFHC’s Quality Management Plan and adheres to standards of improvement accordingly.
14. May schedule/reschedule appointments for all new and established patients.
15. Accept payments/co-payments and balance sales transaction batches daily.
16. Must travel, as needed, to satellite offices to provide staff relief.
17. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please submit a completed employment application found at www.ccfhc.org/jobs or the HR office, resume, and credentials via email to jobs@ccfhc.org or deliver to the HR office. CCFHC is an EOE.

 

CLOSING: This announcement will remain open until filled.

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Title Family Nurse Practitioner
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POSITION SUMMARY:
The Nurse Practitioner’s (NP) responsibility is to assess, plan and provide high-quality, cost effective comprehensive patient care and a unique approach to health care. The NP provides comprehensive health assessment, medical diagnosis of acute and chronic illnesses, writes prescriptions, and formulates a treatment plan with an emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management. The position also functions as a Provider of Patient Care and gives due consideration to productivity and departmental budget compliance. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress and the ability to organize and prioritize work.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Currently Louisiana Licensed Nurse Practitioner
2. Board –certified or board – eligible.
3. Current CPR, CDS, and DEA licenses.
4. Minimum of three years’ experience; FQHC setting, preferred.
5. Experience in collaboration with interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
6. Working knowledge in EMR systems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Knowledge and understanding of Employee Handbook. Consults with the Medical Director, Chief Executive Officer or designee before decisions are made on questions of interpretation.
2. Assist in developing, implementing, and evaluating the center’s annual health care plan.
3. Provide for organization and maintenance of an effective system of medical care with emphasis on wellness and prevention of illness.
4. Assist in preparation of monthly reports to Medical Director outlining the Center’s medical productivity and performance improvement adherence.
5. Provide an effective communication link between other staff/employees and employees of the medical department.
6. Recommends budget items including patient care equipment and supplies to the Medical Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
7. Performs studies/analysis to determine impact for:
8. Healthcare outcomes.
9. Policy change positives or negatives.
10. Departmental efficiencies
11. Other areas, as requested by the Medical Director and/or Chief Executive Officer to assist in administrative decision-making.
12. Communicate back to management the attitudes, suggestions, and complaints of employees in a constructive business manner.
13. Lead and motivate employees to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.
14. Assist in the orientation, training, and supervision of the Medical Department support staff. Give feedback to Medical Director to assist in the evaluation performance.
15. Lead by example holding self to the standards of conduct and performance that they command of other medical staff members.
16. Attend required organizational meetings and participation on internal committees. Conduct in-service training as required or requested.
17. Meet or exceed annual productivity standards.
18. Utilizes technology to create a more efficient and effective way of doing business.
19. Actively participates in outside association activities.
20. Maintain confidentiality of workplace information according to the policies and procedures of organization.
21. Assist in conducting community outreach to business, community, social and religious organizations.
22. Perform other duties as assigned by Medical Director and/ or the Chief Executive Officer.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please submit a completed employment application found at www.ccfhc.org/jobs or the HR office, resume, and credentials via email to jobs@caresouth.org or deliver to the HR office. CareSouth is an EOE.

 

CLOSING: This announcement will open until filled.

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Title FRONT DESK REPRESENTATIVE ( PART TIME – FLOATER )
Job Information

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides patients with high quality, efficient, and effective service. Actively works to create and maintain a professional, positive patient experience.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. Must have ability to learn using Electronic Health Records; must have strong computer skills.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Must have exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
5. Must be able to effectively resolve conflicts.
6. Performs all job responsibilities in full compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Greets patients, families, and providers in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner.
2. Effectively, comprehensively utilizes the electronic medical record (EMR) entering patient demographic data and insurance records.
3. Confer with customers by telephone to provide information about services, take or enter appointments and cancellations, and obtain details of complaints.
4. Scans all patients’ identification, household income information, and insurance verification information into computer.
5. If a provider’s office or hospital calling for a specific provider or nurse and it is urgent, then page the respective person to have him or her answer the call.
6. Always project a friendly and upbeat tone at all times while interacting with callers and co-workers.
7. Thoroughly and accurately explain the promissory note to patients; scan and document into the computer.
8. Update promissory note for patient at follow-up visit.
9. Welcome and receive patients; verify and update patient demographic information, as necessary.
10. Maintain accurate confidential records of patients’ interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken.
11. Conduct household income assessment to calculate sliding fee scale costs for services.
12. Recommend improvements in service to reduce or prevent future problems.
13. Follows and actively participates in CCFHC’s Quality Management Plan and adheres to standards of improvement accordingly.
14. May schedule/reschedule appointments for all new and established patients.
15. Accept payments/co-payments and balance sales transaction batches daily.
16. Must travel, as needed, to satellite offices to provide staff relief.
17. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please submit a completed employment application found at www.ccfhc.org/jobs or the HR office, resume, and credentials via email to jobs@ccfhc.org or deliver to the HR office. CCFHC is an EOE.

 

CLOSING: This announcement will remain open until filled.

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Title Family Physician
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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Knowledge and understanding of Employee Handbook.  Consults with the Medical Director, Chief Executive Officer or designee before decisions are made on questions of interpretation.
  2. Develop, implement, and evaluate the center’s annual health care plan.
  3. Provide for organization and maintenance of an effective system of medical care with emphasis on wellness and prevention of illness.
  4. Assign, direct, supervise, and review work of subordinates.
  5. Prepare and present monthly reports to Medical Director outlining the Center’s medical productivity and performance improvement adherence.
  6. Provide an effective communication link between the Medical Director and non-management employees of the medical department.
  7. Recommends budget items including patient care equipment and supplies to the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
  8. Performs studies/analysis to determine impact for:
  • Healthcare outcomes.
  • Policy change positives or negatives.
  • Departmental efficiencies
  • Other areas, as requested by the Medical Director and/or Chief Executive Officer to assist in administrative decision-making.
  1. Communicate back to management the attitudes, suggestions, and complaints of employees in a constructive business manner.
  2. Lead and motivate the employees to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.
  3. Assist in the orientation, training, and supervision of the Medical Department support staff.  Give feedback as it relates to staff evaluation performance.
  4. Lead by example holding themselves to the standards of conduct and performance that they command of peers and subordinates.
  5. Attend required organizational meetings and participation on internal committees.  Conduct in-service training as required or requested.
  6. Meet or exceed annual productivity standards.
  7. Utilizes technology to create a more efficient and effective way of doing business.
  8. Actively participates in outside association activities (LPCA, AHEC, etc).
  9. Maintain confidentiality of workplace information according to the policies and procedures of the institution.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the Medical Director and/or Chief Executive Officer.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

EDUCATION:

 

Staff Physician must be a graduate of an approved and accredited Medical School.  Master of Business Administration helpful.

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATION AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 

Board certified or Board eligible in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, etc.  Staff Physician must be licensed to Practice Medicine in the State of Louisiana and possess a Medical School Diploma, Board Certification Notification and/or Residency Training Certificate.  Federal and State DEA Certificates.  Must apply for and be able to receive staff privileges at local hospitals.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

 

The Staff Physician must have supervisory skills and knowledge of budgets and organizational structure and three to five years’ proven experience in an administrative position in the health field.  Person must have the ability to direct and supervise skilled and semi-skilled employees.

 

SUPERVISES:

 

Indirectly supervise Registered Nurse, License Practical Nurses, Medical Assistants, and all other medical staff employees.

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