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Teacher Aide- Infant/Toddler: Assist in the implementation of the education and parent involvement objectives in accordance with Dept. of Health and Human Services Administration for Children Youth and Families (ACYF) Head Start Performance Standards and state licensing.

 

Major Duties: Assist teacher in the implementation of program curriculum, development appropriate practices and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing education environment that ensures a quality child development program for infants and toddlers. Assume responsibility for the daily operation of classroom in the teacher’s absence. Assist in the effective use and maintenance of materials, supplies, equipment, facilities and grounds. Act as bus monitor when necessary. Provide child care at parent meetings, conferences, etc. as requested. Maintain standards of confidentiality regarding children and families. Translate communication between teacher, child and family, using family’s primary language, when appropriate. Respectful interactions with parents and community. Regular communication and information sharing with teacher. Recruit eligible children for the program to ensure full enrollment. Encourage community involvement and support for the program. Participate and contribute to a quality program through team meetings and goals and program assessment. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Scottsbluff, NE

 

 

Job Title: Teacher Aide- Infant/Toddler

Reports to: Teacher

 

Areas of Responsibility: Assist in the implementation of the education and parent involvement objectives in accordance with Dept. of Health and Human Services Administration for Children Youth and Families (ACYF) Head Start Performance Standards and state licensing.

 

Major Duties:

1. Assist teacher in the implementation of program curriculum, development appropriate practices and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing education environment that ensures a quality child development program for infants and toddlers.

2. Assume responsibility for the daily operation of classroom in the teacher’s absence.

3. Assist in the effective use and maintenance of materials, supplies, equipment, facilities and grounds.

4. Act as bus monitor when necessary.

5. Provide child care at parent meetings, conferences, etc. as requested.

6. Maintain standards of confidentiality regarding children and families.

7. Translate communication between teacher, child and family, using family’s primary language, when appropriate.

8. Respectful interactions with parents and community.

9. Regular communication and information sharing with teacher.

10. Recruit eligible children for the program to ensure full enrollment.

11. Encourage community involvement and support for the program.

12. Participate and contribute to a quality program through team meetings and goals and program assessment.

13. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Classroom environment 90%

• Paperwork, planning and training 10%

• Will work some evenings and weekends for meetings and training.

• Occasional out-of-town travel for training.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Must complete health physical upon entry to program and yearly health screenings.

• Must be able to move about, getting up and down from floor play with children.

• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

• Physically able to perform job.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 3

1. High School Equivalent

2. Age 18 or above.

3. Must obtain a Child Development Associates credential within 12 months of hire.

4. Valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle available.

5. Basic level of computer knowledge.

6. Experience in working with families from various ethnic backgrounds is preferred.

7. Current CPR and First Aide card or must be able to acquire within three months.

 

Grade: 4

1.   Meet the minimum requirements above;

2.   Current Child Development Associates credential.

 

Grade: 5

1. Meet the minimum requirements above;

2. AA in Early Childhood.

 

 

 

Supportive Health Services

Clinical Health Services

WIC LPN Staff Nurse: Function in the LPN role in the provision of health services within the WIC Program. Serve as WIC Outreach Coordinator.

 

Major Duties: Complete medical history and care plan for prenatal, postpartum, infant, and child WIC Certification in accordance with the State of Nebraska and local WIC procedure manuals. Provide nutrition education counseling and breastfeeding support to WIC clients based on identified nutritional risk factors and individual needs. Provide referrals to physician’s offices, dental clinics, and programs such as Medicaid, Food Stamps, and ADC. Promote breastfeeding as an integral part of the WIC Programs. Accurately document and maintain records according to the Nebraska State WIC guidelines and CAPWN agency policies and procedures. Act as a family advocate, coordinating with other appropriate available resources in the community. Represent WIC at monthly Planning Region #13 Early Development Network meetings. Serve as WIC Outreach Coordinator, promoting awareness of WIC benefits to physicians’ offices, Day Care Centers, HHS, etc. Maintain confidentiality of records and communications. Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

Full Job Description

Job Title:  WIC LPN Staff Nurse

Reports to: WIC Program Manager

 

Areas of Responsibility: Function in the LPN role in the provision of health services within the  WIC Program. Serve as WIC Outreach Coordinator.

 

Major Duties:

 

1. Complete medical history and care plan for prenatal, postpartum, infant, and child WIC certification in accordance with the State of Nebraska and local WIC procedure manuals.

2. Provide nutrition education counseling and breastfeeding support to WIC clients based on identified nutritional risk factors and individual needs

3. Provide referrals to physician’s offices, dental clinics, and programs such as Medicaid, Food Stamps, and ADC.

4. Promote breastfeeding as an integral part of the WIC Programs.

5. Accurately document and maintain records according to the Nebraska State WIC guidelines and CAPWN agency policies and procedures.

6. Act as a family advocate, coordinating with other appropriate available resources in the community. Represent WIC at monthly Planning Region #13 Early Development Network meetings.

7. Serve as WIC Outreach Coordinator, promoting awareness of WIC benefits to physicians’ offices, Day Care Centers, HHS, etc.

8. Maintain confidentiality of records and communications.

9. Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities.

10. Other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• 90% office environment with clinic interaction with the public

• 10% training and meetings.

• In and out of town travel.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Requires periods of typing and sitting at desk.

• Fine manipulation of hands with repetitive action.

• Operate office machines.

• Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 10

1. LPN with valid Nebraska license.

2. Current CPR Certification.

3. Proficient level of oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with individuals of diverse ages, abilities, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientation.

4. Age 21 or above

5. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

 

Grade: 11

1. Must meet minimum qualifications above;

2. Three years of clinical nursing practice, preferably in obstetrics, pediatrics, or public health.

 

 

 

 

 

South West Migrant Health Outreach Worker: Promote access of migrant and seasonal farm workers to Migrant Health services and assist with clinic flow.

 

Major Duties: Promote Migrant Health and facilitate accessibility for migrant and seasonal farm workers which may include transportation, to provide interpretation and translation services. Become knowledgeable regarding local community agencies and services provided and to act as resource for clients. Schedule appointments with providers and make referrals to other services; Follow up on missed appointments. Provide health education related programs and materials to clients. Enter client data into health center data base, assisting in maintaining client tracking system; maintaining all required documentation in client files. Complete & Submit reports in a timely manner. Work cooperatively with other agencies and programs in service area Maintain client confidentiality. Provide General clerical duties input data, complete statistical data records, audit and monitor vouchers Perform other duties assigned.

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

 

Job Title:  South West Migrant Health Outreach Worker

Reports to:  Migrant Health Manager

 

Areas of Responsibility: Promote access of migrant and seasonal farm workers to Migrant Health services and assist with clinic flow.

 

Major Duties:

1. Promote Migrant Health and facilitate accessibility for migrant and seasonal farm workers which may include transportation, to provide interpretation and translation services.

2. Become knowledgeable regarding local community agencies and services provided and to act as resource for clients.

3. Schedule appointments with providers and make referrals to other services;

4. Follow up on missed appointments.

5. Provide health education related programs and materials to clients.

6. Enter client data into health center data base, assisting in maintaining client tracking system; maintaining all required documentation in client files.

7. Complete & Submit reports in a timely manner.

8. Work cooperatively with other agencies and programs in service area

9. Maintain client confidentiality.

10. Provide General clerical duties input data, complete statistical data records, audit and monitor vouchers

11. Perform other duties assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• 50% office environment with clients and with the public

• 50% Outreach in  the community and clients

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• In and out of town travel.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Requires periods of typing and sitting at desk.

• Fine manipulation of hands with repetitive action.

• Operate office equipment.

• Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 6

1. High school diploma or GED.

2. Proficient in communicating in Spanish and English.

3. Age 21 or above.

4. Must have a valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle.

5. Physically and mentally able to perform duties.

6. Available to work irregular hours and weekends.

 

Grade: 7

1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;

2. Three years’ experience in outreach and client referral or related area.

 

 

 

Physician (Primary Care):

Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties: Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.  Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients; Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.  Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers. Provide preventative health services. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

Job Title: Physician (Primary Care)

Reports to: Medical Director

 

Areas of Responsibility: Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties:

1. Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center.

2. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.

3. Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.

4. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered.

5. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians.

6. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center.

7. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients;

8. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement.

 

9. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.

10. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives.

11. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines.

12. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

13. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.

14. Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered.

15. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers.

16. Provide preventative health services.

17. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude.

18. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues.

19. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90% patient care, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical environment.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting clients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1. MD or DO from an approval medical school with completion of internship or residency in family practice or related field.

2. Valid medical license to practice in state of Nebraska.

3. Current DEA license.

4. A thorough knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

5. Ability to work as a team member to establish effective relationships with colleagues, patients, and staff is essential.

6. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 

 

 

 

C.A.P. Education and Outreach: To develop, manage and maintain a Community Education with Outreach and case management program for Reproductive Health Program clients.  Community Education with Outreach will provide and advocate for sexuality and reproductive health education for youth and parents/adults as internal and external customers.  The prevention efforts will focus on but not limited to contraception and sexually transmitted infections.    While educating to assure clients make informed decisions with regard to their care in harmony with the own ethical beliefs and values while delivering quality reproductive health care in a manner that protects their integrity and confidentiality.  This position requires strong interpersonal skills to make connections and build relationships with the target patient/client base.  Provide quality services to Family Planning users ensuring compliance with Federal and State guidelines as well as the Adolescent Health Project (AHP/Contraceptive Access Project (CAP).

 

Major Duties: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.  Play an active role in patient care using the team-basted Patient Centered Medical Home Care Model within the Title X – Reproductive Health Program RHP). Maintain a positive and professional attitude, striving to openly communicate with co-workers, patients and the community, breaking down communication barriers when necessary. Implement education programs and build relationships within the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) covered community counties, by providing education and resources to the community.  Design and implement community education programs.  Increase capacity through the creation, fostering of collaborative partnerships and participation in community health and street fairs/events.  Will be responsible for documenting their education and outreach activities. Develop collaborative relationships with the private health services delivery community to establish supportive referral arrangements. Be knowledgeable of community social support agencies and the services available to patients and their families.  Maintain necessary knowledge and skills to implement education program; stay current on recent studies on sexuality, sexual health and reproductive rights and education, family communication, educational approaches to children, teens and parents, sexuality and developmental disabilities. Ensure that program goals and objectives are met by reporting on a program timeline and reaching quarterly goals and serving as trainer, presenter and lecturer as needed. Work in collaboration with the Reproductive Health Program Manager and Health Center Providers on a regularly scheduled basis in regarding patient care and to promote family planning health education services.  To foster public awareness and to provide expertise and to influence decision makers at the local and state levels. Will be required to attend the quarterly meetings of the AHP Learning Collaborative via telephone or, if available, video conference or, if feasible, in person.  And to keep abreast of information posted on the AHP Learning Collaborative and CAP Basecamp projects. No direct supervisory responsibilities, but may assist in training new hires and volunteers. Perform nursing skills, including weight, height, blood pressure, patient visits with EMR documentation, prepare rooms, assist Providers as needed, and CLIA waived lab procedures. Data input into software or manual logs; perform coding and billing duties as assigned. Demonstrate competency of Pharmacy training while performing Pharmacy duties including administering of drugs, including injectable, dispensing of formulary drugs per Nebraska Pharmacy regulations for Family Planning; assuring client’s understanding of actions/side effects and directions for taking of medications. Provide HIV and STI testing, counseling, referral, treatment per program protocols and assist in the reporting to State HIV and STI Prevention Programs. Maintain an understanding of and operate under guidelines of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Title X agency policies and procedures; work cooperatively to meet program performance standards, workplace goals and client goals. Submit reports as requested. Assist with training and supervision of unpaid staff.  Attend staff meetings and training opportunities as required.   Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

 

 

Job Title: RHP Community Education and Outreach Case Management LPN Position

Reports to:  Reproductive Health Program Manager

 

Areas of Responsibility:  To develop, manage and maintain a Community Education with Outreach and case management program for Reproductive Health Program clients.  Community Education with Outreach will provide and advocate for sexuality and reproductive health education for youth and parents/adults as internal and external customers.  The prevention efforts will focus on but not limited to contraception and sexually transmitted infections.    While educating to assure clients make informed decisions with regard to their care in harmony with the own ethical beliefs and values while delivering quality reproductive health care in a manner that protects their integrity and confidentiality.  This position requires strong interpersonal skills to make connections and build relationships with the target patient/client base.  Provide quality services to Family Planning users ensuring compliance with Federal and State guidelines as well as the Adolescent Health Project (AHP/Contraceptive Access Project (CAP).

 

Major Duties:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.

 

1. Play an active role in patient care using the team-basted Patient Centered Medical Home Care Model within the Title X – Reproductive Health Program RHP).

2. Maintain a positive and professional attitude, striving to openly communicate with co-workers, patients and the community, breaking down communication barriers when necessary.

3. Implement education programs and build relationships within the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) covered community counties, by providing education and resources to the community.  Design and implement community education programs.  Increase capacity through the creation, fostering of collaborative partnerships and participation in community health and street fairs/events.  Will be responsible for documenting their education and outreach activities.

4. Develop collaborative relationships with the private health services delivery community to establish supportive referral arrangements.

5. Be knowledgeable of community social support agencies and the services available to patients and their families.

6. Maintain necessary knowledge and skills to implement education program; stay current on recent studies on sexuality, sexual health and reproductive rights and education, family communication, educational approaches to children, teens and parents, sexuality and developmental disabilities.

7. Ensure that program goals and objectives are met by reporting on a program timeline and reaching quarterly goals and serving as trainer, presenter and lecturer as needed.

8. Work in collaboration with the Reproductive Health Program Manager and Health Center Providers on a regularly scheduled basis in regarding patient care and to promote family planning health education services.  To foster public awareness and to provide expertise and to influence decision makers at the local and state levels.

9. Will be required to attend the quarterly meetings of the AHP Learning Collaborative via telephone or, if available, video conference or, if feasible, in person.  And to keep abreast of information posted on the AHP Learning Collaborative and CAP Basecamp projects.

10. No direct supervisory responsibilities, but may assist in training new hires and volunteers.

11. Perform nursing skills, including weight, height, blood pressure, patient visits with EMR documentation, prepare rooms, assist Providers as needed, and CLIA waived lab procedures.

12. Data input into software or manual logs; perform coding and billing duties as assigned.

13. Demonstrate competency of Pharmacy training while performing Pharmacy duties including administering of drugs, including injectable, dispensing of formulary drugs per Nebraska Pharmacy regulations for Family Planning; assuring client’s understanding of actions/side effects and directions for taking of medications.

14. Provide HIV and STI testing, counseling, referral, treatment per program protocols and assist in the reporting to State HIV and STI Prevention Programs.

15. Maintain an understanding of and operate under guidelines of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Title X agency policies and procedures; work cooperatively to meet program performance standards, workplace goals and client goals.

16. Submit reports as requested.

17. Assist with training and supervision of unpaid staff.

18. Attend staff meetings and training opportunities as required.

19. Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities.

20. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 40%, 60% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Work in a highly volatile program in a state of change with many interruptions and interactions.

• Must be able to work irregular hours, some weekends and evenings and out of town training.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to frequently bend, stoop, squat, walk and pull drawers.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 7

1. Valid Licensed Practical Nurse License.

2. Ability to maintain a current CPR certification.

3. Computer literate in Microsoft Outlook and other programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Power Point.

4. Valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle available at all times.

5. Able to communicate effectively with individuals of diverse ages, abilities, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientations.

 

Grade: 8

1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;

2. LPN-C or LPN with three years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, women’s health, public health, or community health nursing.

 

Grade: 9

1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;

2. Six years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, women’s health, public health, or community health nursing.

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

Provide quality services to Family Planning users ensuring compliance with Federal and State guidelines; educate clients and community on family planning and reproductive health issues.

 

Major Duties: Perform nursing skills, including, weight, height, blood pressure, and perform veni-punctures and CLIA waived lab procedures. Conduct intake interviews, prepare rooms, and assist provider as needed; document clinic activities Counsel client, provide information and appropriate referrals and follow-up as required; conduct post counseling and documentation. Provide community outreach for reproductive health program through presentations to local community agencies and area schools. Provide secretarial skills including but not limited to general clerical duties, complete statistical records, and prepare client charts; stock and maintain an inventory clinic supplies and pamphlets. Daily input data entries into software or manual log; perform coding and billing duties for each encounter; collect payments and post credits for each encounter in Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Be responsible for all payments collected each day; close out all day sheets after charges and credits are posted. Perform pharmacy duties including administering of drugs, including injectables; dispense formulary drugs per Nebraska Pharmacy regulations for Family Planning; assure client’s understanding of actions/side effects and directions for taking the medications. Perform maintenance functions as needed for health clinic. Maintain an understanding of and operate under guidelines of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Title X agency policies and procedures; work cooperatively to meet program performance standards, workplace goals and client goals. Provide HIV counseling and referral and other STD testing, counseling and treatment. Submit reports as requested. Assist with training and supervision of unpaid staff. Attend staff meetings and training opportunities as required. Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

 

 

Job Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Reports to:  Reproductive Health Program Manager

 

Areas of Responsibility:  Provide quality services to Family Planning users ensuring compliance with Federal and State guidelines; educate clients and community on family planning and reproductive health issues.

 

Major Duties:

1. Perform nursing skills, including, weight, height, blood pressure, and perform veni-punctures and CLIA waived lab procedures.

2. Conduct intake interviews, prepare rooms, and assist provider as needed; document clinic activities

3. Counsel client, provide information and appropriate referrals and follow-up as required; conduct post counseling and documentation.

4. Provide community outreach for reproductive health program through presentations to local community agencies and area schools

5. Provide secretarial skills including but not limited to general clerical duties, complete statistical records, and prepare client charts; stock and maintain an inventory clinic supplies and pamphlets.

6. Daily input data entries into software or manual log; perform coding and billing duties for each encounter; collect payments and post credits for each encounter in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

7. Be responsible for all payments collected each day; close out all day sheets after charges and credits are posted.

8. Perform pharmacy duties including administering of drugs, including injectables; dispense formulary drugs per Nebraska Pharmacy regulations for Family Planning; assure client’s understanding of actions/side effects and directions for taking the medications.

9. Perform maintenance functions as needed for health clinic.

10. Maintain an understanding of and operate under guidelines of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Title X agency policies and procedures; work cooperatively to meet program performance standards, workplace goals and client goals.

11. Provide HIV counseling and referral and other STD testing, counseling and treatment.

12. Submit reports as requested.

13. Assist with training and supervision of unpaid staff.

14. Attend staff meetings and training opportunities as required.

15. Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities.

16. Other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90%, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Work in a highly volatile program in a state of change with many interruptions and interactions.

• Must be able to work irregular hours, some weekends and evenings and out of town training.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to frequently bend, stoop, squat, walk and pull drawers.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 7

1. Valid Licensed Practical Nurse License.

2. Ability to maintain a current CPR certification.

3. Computer literate in Microsoft Outlook and other programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Power Point.

4. Valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle available at all times.

5. Able to communicate effectively with individuals of diverse ages, abilities, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientations.

 

Grade: 8

1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;

2. LPN-C or LPN with three years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, women’s health, public health, or community health nursing.

 

Grade: 9

1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;

2. Six years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, women’s health, public health, or community health nursing.

 

 

 

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker: Identify, triage, and manage patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting; provide skills training through psycho-education and patient education strategies.

 

 

Major Duties: Conduct psychosocial evaluations and provide therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate. Clinical assessments, treatment, case management, consultation, referral and education according to the individual’s professional discipline. Evaluate the individual and family systems as well as assess client’s functioning within work, family and routines of daily living and identifies areas needing continued support, resources and treatment in order to assist clients. Work with primary care teams to treat and manage patients with emotional and health problems, efficiently and effectively. Develop, implement, and maintain partnerships with other community providers. Teach patients, families, and staff techniques to enhance their care, prevention, and treatment. Assess the mental status of patients referred by primary care providers. Provide substance abuse screening, education, and brief interventions. Provide counseling for CAPWN Health Center patients referred by providers and Health Center programs; Maintain case records to reflect course of treatment and provide required documentation. Provide follow-up and aftercare planning services as needed. Participate in Performance Management Improvement (PMI); Maintain current Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR). Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position: Gering, NE

 

Job Title:  Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Reports to:  Behavioral Health Director

 

Areas of Responsibility:  Identify, triage, and manage patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting; provide skills training through psycho-education and patient education strategies.

 

Major Duties:

1. Conduct psychosocial evaluations and provide therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate

2. Clinical assessments, treatment, case management, consultation, referral and education according to the individual’s professional discipline.

3. Evaluate the individual and family systems as well as assess client’s functioning within work, family and routines of daily living and identifies areas needing continued support, resources and treatment in order to assist clients.

4. Work with primary care teams to treat and manage patients with emotional and health problems, efficiently and effectively.

5. Develop, implement, and maintain partnerships with other community providers.

6. Teach patients, families, and staff techniques to enhance their care, prevention, and treatment.

7. Assess the mental status of patients referred by primary care providers.

8. Provide substance abuse screening, education, and brief interventions.

9. Provide counseling for CAPWN Health Center patients referred by providers and Health Center programs;

10. Maintain case records to reflect course of treatment and provide required documentation.

11. Provide follow-up and aftercare planning services as needed

12. Participate in Performance Management Improvement (PMI);

13. Maintain current Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR).

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Office 70%, 30% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires ability to meet tight timelines.

• Work in a highly volatile program in a state of change with many interruptions and interactions.

• The noise level in the work environment is average.

• Some evening and week-end hours.

• Frequent out of town travel.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to bend, stoop, swat, crouch, push and pull file drawers.

• Fine manipulation of hands for repetitive action.

• Operate office machines.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 20

1. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field.

2. Current Nebraska license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker

3. Speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person, at normal volumes.

4. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.

 

Grade: 21

1. Meet qualifications above, and

2. Three years’ work experience after licensing with substance abuse, mental health, and/or primary care setting;

 

Grade: 22

1. Meet qualifications above, And

2. Ph.D. in Social Work, Counseling,  Psychology or related field

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska

3350 10th St

Gering, NE 69341

Main Admin. Phone: +  308.635.3089

Health Center: 308.632.2540

Toll-Free  + 888.448.9665

Fax: + 308.635.0264

Physician (Primary Care):

Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties: Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.  Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients; Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.  Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers. Provide preventative health services. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

 

 

Job Title: Physician (Primary Care)

Reports to: Medical Director

 

Areas of Responsibility: Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties:

1. Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center.

2. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.

3. Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.

4. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered.

5. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians.

6. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center.

7. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients;

8. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement.

 

9. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.

10. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives.

11. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines.

12. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

13. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.

14. Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered.

15. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers.

16. Provide preventative health services.

17. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude.

18. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues.

19. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90% patient care, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical environment.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting clients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1. MD or DO from an approval medical school with completion of internship or residency in family practice or related field.

2. Valid medical license to practice in state of Nebraska.

3. Current DEA license.

4. A thorough knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

5. Ability to work as a team member to establish effective relationships with colleagues, patients, and staff is essential.

6. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 

 

 

 

Physician (Primary Care):

Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties: Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.  Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients; Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.  Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers. Provide preventative health services. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

Job Title: Physician (Primary Care)

Reports to: Medical Director

 

Areas of Responsibility: Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties:

1. Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center.

2. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.

3. Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.

4. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered.

5. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians.

6. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center.

7. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients;

8. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement.

 

9. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.

10. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives.

11. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines.

12. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

13. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.

14. Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered.

15. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers.

16. Provide preventative health services.

17. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude.

18. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues.

19. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90% patient care, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical environment.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting clients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1. MD or DO from an approval medical school with completion of internship or residency in family practice or related field.

2. Valid medical license to practice in state of Nebraska.

3. Current DEA license.

4. A thorough knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

5. Ability to work as a team member to establish effective relationships with colleagues, patients, and staff is essential.

6. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 

 

 

 

Physician (Primary Care):

Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties: Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.  Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients; Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.  Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers. Provide preventative health services. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

Job Title: Physician (Primary Care)

Reports to: Medical Director

 

Areas of Responsibility: Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties:

1. Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center.

2. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.

3. Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.

4. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered.

5. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians.

6. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center.

7. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients;

8. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement.

 

9. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.

10. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives.

11. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines.

12. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

13. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.

14. Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered.

15. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers.

16. Provide preventative health services.

17. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude.

18. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues.

19. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90% patient care, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical environment.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting clients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1. MD or DO from an approval medical school with completion of internship or residency in family practice or related field.

2. Valid medical license to practice in state of Nebraska.

3. Current DEA license.

4. A thorough knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

5. Ability to work as a team member to establish effective relationships with colleagues, patients, and staff is essential.

6. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 

 

 

 

Physician (Primary Care):

Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties: Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.  Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients; Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.  Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers. Provide preventative health services. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

Job Title: Physician (Primary Care)

Reports to: Medical Director

 

Areas of Responsibility: Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties:

1. Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center.

2. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.

3. Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.

4. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered.

5. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians.

6. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center.

7. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients;

8. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement.

 

9. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.

10. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives.

11. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines.

12. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

13. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.

14. Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered.

15. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers.

16. Provide preventative health services.

17. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude.

18. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues.

19. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90% patient care, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical environment.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting clients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1. MD or DO from an approval medical school with completion of internship or residency in family practice or related field.

2. Valid medical license to practice in state of Nebraska.

3. Current DEA license.

4. A thorough knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

5. Ability to work as a team member to establish effective relationships with colleagues, patients, and staff is essential.

6. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

 

 

 

 

Physician (Primary Care):

Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties: Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.  Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients; Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.  Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers. Provide preventative health services. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Pertinent Information:  A pre-employment drug test is required.

 

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Location of Position:  Gering, NE

 

Job Title: Physician (Primary Care)

Reports to: Medical Director

 

Areas of Responsibility: Provide family practice medical care and related health promotion services to meet the needs of the patient population, in accordance with the healthcare plan, policies and procedures and protocols established by Community Action Health Center.

 

Major Duties:

1. Provide medical assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and follow up as clinically appropriate within Community Action Health Center.

2. Ensure all documentation in electronic medical records/chart accurately reflects assessment done and prescribed treatment and referrals; records will record and justify medical and lab orders and plan of care in accordance with agency standards of care.

3. Participate in provider staff activities to develop, execute and periodically review the clinical management policies, procedures and protocols to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care.

4. Maintain an active involvement in all services rendered.

5. Participate in clinic after-hours phone coverage with other agency physicians.

6. Remain responsive to all urgent medical situations of the patients of the Community Health Center.

7. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center pediatric patients;

8. Participate with other Community Action Health Center providers to round on Community Action Health Center patients not covered under the hospitalists agreement.

 

9. Maintain cooperative relationships with community physicians and specialists to ensure continuity of care for those patients referred for care.

10. Participate in the agency’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement initiatives.

11. Participant in peer reviews and constructively work toward improving patient outcomes using evidenced based guidelines.

12. Be available for medical consultation, treatment, or referral as deemed necessary or appropriate for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

13. Assist the Medical Director and other physicians in revision and implementation of practice principles and clinical protocols.

14. Complete documentation in the electronic medical record for all encounters on the day of service; comply with all billing procedures and policies and participate in the actions required to obtain reimbursement for all services rendered.

15. Supervises, consults with midlevel providers.

16. Provide preventative health services.

17. Serves as a role model for effective teamwork among staff and actively work to maintain positive morale and attitude.

18. Serve as a resource person for clinical staff regarding patient care issues.

19. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

• Clinic environment 90% patient care, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.

• Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available.

• Work is frequently stressful and requires meeting tight deadlines.

• Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical environment.

• The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

• Varied activities including standing, walking, reaching, bending, lifting.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting clients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.

• Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.

• Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1. MD or DO from an approval medical school with completion of internship or residency in family practice or related field.

2. Valid medical license to practice in state of Nebraska.

3. Current DEA license.

4. A thorough knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

5. Ability to work as a team member to establish effective relationships with colleagues, patients, and staff is essential.

6. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.