Norwalk Community Health Center has the following open positions:
The consulting psychiatrist is responsible for supporting behavioral health care provided in primary care settings by a team comprised of primary care and behavioral health providers. Conduct initial psychiatric evaluation. Conduct mental status examinations and pharmacological evaluations. Prescribe medications, teach clients about side effects and monitor response to prescribed medications. Provide recommendations for treatment plans, review and sign treatment plans and treatment plan reviews. Provide services to clients based on current status, risk, and as clinically indicated. Use collaborative documentation procedures for assessment and individual sessions with clients; communicate regularly with primary healthcare providers. Liaison with providers to conduct assessments, provide guidance and direction on patient care. Work in collaboration with the client and the care team to support recovery goals. Complete progress notes, significant events, referrals, and evaluations within expected timeframes. Use EMR and data reports from EMR to track treatment progress and individual client outcomes.
Norwalk Community Health Center is seeking an Internal Medicine Physician (DO or MD) with excellent clinical skills, people skills, flexibility and problem-solving skills to work as part of an interdisciplinary team-based model of care with medical, dental and mental health professionals, non-clinical staff, patients, and collaborating organizations. The Internal Medicine Physician will provide direct patient care full time in the Internal Medicine Department at Norwalk Community Health Center. The Internal Medicine Physician will make referrals to NCHC and partner institutions as needed and work creatively and flexibly with other clinical and non-clinical members of the health care team to assist patients in obtaining the services that they need. The position requires one weekday shift of 11:00 am – 8:00 pm with other weekday shifts between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, rotating Saturday shifts 8 am - 12 noon and on-call rotation.The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) works directly with both the medical providers and patients of Norwalk Community Health Center by providing direct interventions and psycho-education to patients referred for services. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) provides behavioral health interventions through short-term, solution-focused interactions reflective of empowerment, both toward the patient and family, encouraging them to resume or regain management of their health and well-being. The position requires one-weekday shift of 11:00 am – 8:00 pm with other weekday shifts between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Connecticut Licensed Clinical Social Worker license (LCSW) mandatory. Spanish a plus.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
The Dental Director plays a critical role in the delivery and expansion of high-quality, patient-centered, and community-based oral healthcare. The Dental Director is responsible for assuring the quality of dental services provided by Norwalk Community Health Center. The Dental Director provides clinical and administrative leadership for dental support staff. In addition, the Dental Director is responsible for the development and implementation of dental policies and procedures. Dental is a program expansion for NCHC. We anticipate a 60% pediatric patient volume and 40% adult. The dental director must feel comfortable working with all ages.
Registered Nurse (RN) - Internal Medicine
The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers primary care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Must possess high-level assessment skills that are needed to determine patient’s well-being and current status. Patients may require intervention by the RN to determine their need for immediate care. RN needs to be comfortable with physical assessment skills and the ability to assess patients for serious illness, especially in populations whose first language is other than English.
Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for handling all types of insurance claims, including private, Medicare and Medicaid. They are responsible for both patient and insurance collections and making sure claims are processed in a timely manner so that the organization is properly reimbursed for services provided. This includes working on follow-ups, denials, and refunds. Spanish preferred. Two to five years’ experience in an FQHC or similar setting required. Knowledge of CPT Codes, ICD 10. Familiarity with various computer software (i.e. Excel, Word Perfect, Word). Experience with computerized practice management/billing systems.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.indeed.com and search for Norwalk Community Health Center.