Hometown Health Center

Hometown Health Center Newport, ME, USA
03/24/2021
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY: If you are passionate about the health of our patients, and are compassionate, thoughtful and kind, and like having fun at work, we want to talk to you. We have immediate openings in both our Newport and Dexter offices. We serve adults and children regardless of their financial circumstances. We are committed to the good health of our community. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Checks patients in for their appointments and out following their appointments. Schedules patients for appointments. Processes HDC and follow up appointments in coordination with Care Coordination. Answers and directs telephone calls and documents calls or conversations in the electronic health record. Obtains and enters updated clerical information at the time of registration. Collect co-pays and accurately report batches. Asks each patient about income level and offers a sliding scale application if they qualify and document in patient’s chart. QUALIFICATIONS: At...
Hometown Health Center Newport, ME, USA
03/24/2021
Full time
JOB PURPOSE:   The Clerical Director will report to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). The Clerical Director will assist the C-Suite in providing leadership and support for front desk staff of HOMETOWN Health Center. Job purpose revolves and acts out HOMETOWN Health Centers mission, vision, and value statements.    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Job Functions)   Track Patient Specialist procedures for consistency and accuracy. Performs role effectively by job utilizing all resources with minimal waste of supplies, materials, time and within allotted time frames. Properly utilizes and maintain all equipment. Demonstrates safe behavior in all aspects of job. Utilizes higher education, seminars, professional publications and hospital in-services to remain current in profession. Answer and directs telephone lines in a courteous and professional manner. Maintain patient confidentiality, at all times. Provide coverage when necessary. New Hire onboarding...
Hometown Health Center Nokomis Regional High, Williams Road, Newport, ME, USA
03/15/2021
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY: The SBHC Coordinator provides administrative and clerical support for the School Based Health Center. The coordinator will oversee the daily operations of the center and other functions of the center.       ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates and manages policies and procedures related to SBHC enrollment, consent, and release during school-day for SBHC clinical visits, health education and small groups. Develops and maintains the SBHC policy and procedure manual. Handles all enrollment paperwork - getting it printed, distributed, collected and filed. Answers all phone calls and questions regarding the SBHC process. Coordinates and works with the patient care team structure and processes. Performs accurate scheduling for appointments per policy. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times Obtains updated clerical information in accordance with procedural guidelines ensuring that all appropriate document/information has been...
Hometown Health Center Newport, ME, USA
02/12/2021
Full time
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Administering and interpreting the temperature of an individual utilizing infrared thermometer according to the manufacturer’s instructions and CDC guidance for personal protection. Screens patients and visitors using the health and travel history declaration questionnaire via phone or in-person. Put on and remove personal protective equipment (PPE) per company protocol as required. Assisting patients with the Kiosks. Maintain a clean environment.   NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other duties as assigned.   COMPETENCIES: Good organizational skills to handle multiple priorities while remaining professional and calm. Ability to work with many diverse people. Strong level of confidentiality. Must able to make suggestions on workflow or system efficiency and effectiveness. Ability to work independently and be self directed and flexible.   GENERAL EXPECTATIONS: Be committed...
Hometown Health Center Newport, ME, USA
02/04/2021
Part time
POSITION SUMMARY: The RN Care Manager facilitates a smooth transition of care for each patient from the hospital back to the Primary Care Physician; monitors high risk/high utilizers of care as well as under-utilizers of care; monitors population health with regard to disease management and helps patients set realistic goals; facilitates preventative health measures and educates patients regarding preventative health; assists the Quality Improvement Committee in assessing any risk management issues involving a patient; involved in multiple outreach events throughout the year.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists all patients through the healthcare system by acting as a patient advocate. Participates in daily care team huddle to assist in pre-visit planning and identify patients who may benefit from an integrated visit with care management/coordination services. Coordinates continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital...
Hometown Health Center Newport, ME, USA
02/04/2021
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides prophylaxis for patients in order to prevent serious dental health issues and disease. They are to explain proper oral hygiene to patients from brushing, flossing and over the counter fluoride to recommendations of bi-annual cleanings. They also explain the connection between nutrition and dental hygiene to promote healthy eating habits and explain the harms to tobacco and tobacco products to their patients. They examine the teeth and mouth for disease and other problems and will communicate findings with overseeing the dentist and properly refer patients as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Keep accurate records of patient current medical history and current treatment. Sterilizations of instruments, room and surrounding work areas. Sterilization of instruments, treatment room and surrounding work areas. Administers fluoride and fluoride varnish. Take impressions as needed. Place sealants. Patient education....
Hometown Health Center Dexter, ME, USA
02/04/2021
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides prophylaxis for patients in order to prevent serious dental health issues and disease. They are to explain proper oral hygiene to patients from brushing, flossing and over the counter fluoride to recommendations of bi-annual cleanings. They also explain the connection between nutrition and dental hygiene to promote healthy eating habits and explain the harms to tobacco and tobacco products to their patients. They examine the teeth and mouth for disease and other problems and will communicate findings with overseeing the dentist and properly refer patients as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Keep accurate records of patient current medical history and current treatment. Sterilizations of instruments, room and surrounding work areas. Sterilization of instruments, treatment room and surrounding work areas. Administers fluoride and fluoride varnish. Take impressions as needed. Place sealants. Patient education....
Hometown Health Center Dexter, ME, USA
02/04/2021
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed independent practitioner who is responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for patients served by BRHC in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care. Clinical management and treatment of patients is conducted in collaboration with other health care team members.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical and chronically ill patients. Obtains appropriate patient history; performs physical evaluation, orders appropriate diagnostic tests and follows-up with interpretation; formulates assessment and initiates treatment plan with appropriate follow up appointments. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals. Ensures...
Hometown Health Center Newport, ME, USA
02/04/2021
Full time
LCSW   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Screens admissions for high risk patients who need social service intervention. Assesses patients and families’ abilities and/or needs they may interfere with rehabilitation and medical progress. Assists patients and families to fully utilize community resources. Documents social work intervention in medical records within timely manner. Coordinates discharge planning and facilities discharge planning rounds. Oversees advanced directives procedures. Counsels patient/family to achieve optimal level of psychosocial functioning.   NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other duties as assigned.   COMPETENCIES: Good organizational skills to handle multiple priorities while remaining professional and calm. Ability to work with many diverse people. Effective telephone skills. Strong level of confidentiality due to the sensitivity of materials and information handled. Must...