High Plains Community Health Center Employment Center
High Plains Community Health Center Is An Equal Opportunity EmployerIn order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at High Plains Community Health Center will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. High Plains Community Health Center does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.
Official ApplicationPlease review our current job postings below. If you are interested in applying for a position, please fill out our official online job application located at the bottom of each job posting. If you do not see a position for which you are interested, but would like to have an application on file for future openings, you may click on General Application.
Legal InformationHigh Plains Community Health Center will maintain your application for as long as legally required. Upon submitting your application we will take every effort to review it for proper consideration. If your qualifications meet the current needs of High Plains Community Health Center, our Human Resources Department will contact you.
Drug TestingHigh Plains Community Health Center is committed to providing a safe, efficient, and productive work environment for all employees. To help ensure a safe and healthful working environment, each applicant to whom an offer of employment has been made will be required as a condition of employment to undergo a substance test. Applicants will be asked to read the policy and sign a Pre-Employment Offer and Employee Consent to Drug Screening.
OpeningsIf an open position is not currently available, we will maintain your application for six months and consider it for future openings. If you meet the qualifications of the position and are selected for an interview, Human Resources or the Hiring Manager will phone or e-mail you. Thank you for your interest in High Plains Community Health Center.
Patient FacilitatorCare is provided to patients of High Plains Community Health Center on a patient centered basis characterized by excellent customer service, timely appointment scheduling and rapid visit cycle times. Performance of all duties with patient except what the provider will do.
Behavioral Health ClinicianFull time position for a team player who has a great attitude and a passion for integrated health Care. Applicant must have a Master's Degree with valid professional license or ability to obtain professional licensure within 60 days of date hired. Primary job duties are to work closely with medical and dental through treatment plans, brief therapy principles, and effective diagnosis. BH Clinician will work with individuals, groups, and families. Spanish speaking preferred.
Family Practice PhysicianExempt Full-time position. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited school for MD/DO and has specialized care in primary care family practice. The position will be open until filled. High Plains is a National Health Service Corp student loan repayment site.
Behavioral Health Student FellowshipHigh Plains is looking for students who are completing master's degree programs in Social Work or Clinical Mental Health. High Plains would help you complete your internship and fellowship hours for the completion of your degree and assist with licensure post schooling. Students would be eligible for monetary assistance during schooling for tuition, books, and other approved education expenses. Future employment with High Plains required.
Health CoachHealth Coach is an active member of the High Plains through work done in a variety of ways with our patient population. health Coach provides education through classes, outreach, and goal setting while using Motivational Interviewing. The Health Coach is involved in outreach events throughout the service area and works to connect patients with appropriate resources. A Bachelor's Degree in human services such as social work, sociology or psychology required. Additional related experience will substitute for the educational requirement. Spanish speaking preferred but not required.
Dental HygienistDental Hygienist candidate must have the working knowledge and skills in all phases of the field of dental hygiene including oral hygiene including oral hygiene procedures and the use of equipment, instruments and materials. Candidate must have knowledge of preventative dentistry and is able to instruct patients individually and in groups. Dental Hygienist has graduated from an accredited school of dental hygiene and possess a current Colorado license as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Position is open to be filled immediately.
Dental Hygienist (Job No. 30)The Dental Hygienist will provide dental hygiene treatment and preventative instruction to patients of the Center and the community. Rehabilitative caries control and periodontal services, including: Patients are screened and evaluated regarding their medical history. Routine prophylaxis and topical application is provided to all eligible patients. Scaling is provided when calculus is present. Root planing is provided when tooth surface is rough. Curettage is provided when needed. Oral health education is utilized to assist patients and the community in general to decrease the incidence of oral health diseases, which includes the following duties: Chairside instruction is provided in the area of plaque control. Chairside instruction is provided as to the importance of proper diet. Patient and/or their parents are educated as to the benefits of fluoride. Parents, guardians and unaccompanied patients are instructed as to the importance and need for periodic dental care. Community education is provided as the opportunities arise. Services rendered are recorded in accurate records, including the following record keeping duties: All existing caries, restorations, missing teeth and prostheses are charted as determined by the examiner. Oral radiographs are properly exposed, processed and mounted. The accurate completion of the health history is confirmed at every hygiene visit. The nature of all treatment is concisely documented on the treatment page. All completed treatment forms are signed. Encounter forms are completed accurately. A patient recall system is managed. Any required consents are completed prior to treatment. The Dental Hygienist has the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients and staff. The Dental Hygienist has the physical capabilities to ambulate in the office, stand for long periods of time, the manual dexterity to perform fine motor skills and perform some lifting and climbing. The Dental Hygienist acquaints the patient with the aspects of the Hygiene visit and provides support and compassion to the patient when needed. The Dental Hygienist demonstrates good personal oral hygiene (healthy gums, clean teeth) as an example to patients. This positions uses working knowledge and skills in all phases of the field of dental hygiene including oral hygiene procedures and the use of equipment, instruments and materials, as well as knowledge of preventative dentistry and ability to instruct patients individually and in groups. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduated from an accredited school of dental hygiene with at least an Associate's degree in dental hygiene or closely related. Current valid Colorado license as a Registered Dental Hygienist or ability to obtain. SALARY: Sixty three thousand, five hundred dollars per year. LOCATION OF JOB: High Plains Community Health Center Incorporated, 200 Kendall Dr., Lamar, CO, 81052 (Prowers County). For consideration, apply online at: http://www.highplainschc.net/jobs/.
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Atlanta National Processing Center
233 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 410
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Care CoordinatorCare Coordinator will work with patients through interviews, telephone calls and coordination of services to reduce Emergency Room usage and prevent re-hospitalizations. Care Coordinators will assist patients in following through their discharge planning and with utilization of medical home team appointments and services. Care Coordinator will act as a liaison in greeting patients set up with appropriate resources within the community.
We currently have two openings for our Care Coordinators. One requires a Bachelor's Degree and one requires an Associates Degree. Pay is dependent on the education level obtained. Please be sure to place your education on the application for this position.
SafeCare Home VisitorFull time position at High Plains Community Health Center. This position will cover the Bent, Otero and Crowley counties. Home visitor will provide assessment, modeling behaviors, role playing and providing feedback to parents in the SafeCare program. Applicant must have an Associate Degree in human services such as social work, sociology or psychology, a current driver's license and reliable transportation. Spanish speaking preferred. High Plains is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
ReceptionistFull time position at High Plains Community Health Center. This position will assist patients with checking into appointments, keeping personal information accurate, and collecting needed charges for visit types. High School Diploma or equivalent required with a preference of two years of office or customer service experience. Spanish speaking preferred but not required.
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