A career at Community Health Centers offers a unique opportunity
to join a team that makes a real impact in our community every day, by
improving individuals' health while enhancing their quality of
Top Reasons to work at Community Health Centers
- A great benefits
package that includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, vacation,
sick leave, and more.
compensation with advancement opportunities and tuition / training
- Awarded "Best and
Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation" in 2018 and 2019.
- Awarded "Top 100
Workplaces for Growing Families" by Orlando Sentinel.
- Modernized and
attractive health centers, that patients love.
Responsible for preparing patients for interaction with physician,
coordinating and monitoring activities of the clinical care team, assists with
coordination of quality patient care, lab work, administering medications and
immunizations, and performing routine clinical duties.
Primary Responsibilities and Specific Duties:
- Coordinates and
facilitates structured communication to center care team members and
providers, related to patient care coordination, pre-visit planning,
huddles, one-on-one communication, emails, patient contact and
documentation of any services accessed and/or health care related concerns/needs
that have arisen since last visit.
- Participates in
team meetings to communicate and address patient care and operational requirements.
- May leads huddles
emphasizing a team based approach to care.
Routine clinical duties:
- Coordinates the
patient care activities of the care team.
- Answers the
telephone in a courteous and professional manner.
- Collects patient
history and gathers information pertinent to visit; document all
communication to patients and clinicians.
management of the care team's schedule(s), such as work-ins, walk-ins,
open- access and patient flow.
- Conducts charts
review for documentation, billing, and/or grammatical errors.
immunizations and medications as ordered while utilizing the rights of
safe medication administration.
- Communicates with
clinician frequently regarding patient care.
- Faxes orders or
prescriptions to hospitals, pharmacies, or other vendors.
- Assists patient
and clinician in exam areas.
treatments/procedures as directed.
- Assists clinicians
with Administrative paperwork.
- Schedules patient
appointments as needed.
- Labels and processes
- May draw blood
- Communicates to assigned
supervisor/provider or leads all cases needing a higher level of
intervention in a timely fashion.
- Assists with
various procedures (such as EKG, wound care, VFC, and all other
procedures), and participates in chaperoning as indicated.
- Performs various
test (glucose, hemoglobin, strep, and all other test required and
Other duties may
- Monitors quality
controls logs within your department.
- Tracks and
monitors immunizations and injections; prepares monthly reports, such as
VFC and Florida shots.
- Maintains supply
inventories and medical stock in exam rooms and nursing station; keeps
secured; checks expiration dates; orders supplies as needed.
assigned duties of the care team, such as cleaning, stocking, and etc.
- May assist with
Managed Care lists.
- Monitors that
instruments are properly cleaned, sterilized and stored for procedures.
- Attends all
training and in-service meetings as indicated.
responds, and utilizes working relationships with and knowledge of
referral sources, community resources, and collaboratively works with
in-services, and departmental meetings as requested.
- Participates in
the orientation of other nurses and clinical support staff as requested.
- Team members in
this role will need to be familiar with navigating daily tasks and
workflow within an electronic health record which includes creating and
updating electronic documentation using electronic tools and applications
on portable computing devices, results review, order entry and clinical
- Individuals will
assist in organizing the work of a provider to take full advantage of the
features of health IT in pursuit of meaningful use. This includes
communicating health/medical information using standard definitions,
vocabularies, terminologies and/or relevant data sets as used in the
organization's health information systems.
- May be expected to
cross train and function within all medical disciplines (such as Family, Pediatrics,
- May be required to
travel to other CHC locations.
- Performs other
duties as assigned.
- High school
diploma or equivalent; completion of accredited Licensed Practical Nursing
- Minimum of 2 years'
experience as a licensed LPN in Health Care, Managed Care, physician
practice, or clinic setting preferred.
- Ability to
demonstrate organizational skills and attention to detail, and possess a
good working knowledge of electronic medical records
- Must possess and
maintain current/valid Florida LPN license.
- Current/valid BLS
certification, or must be obtained within the first 30 days of employment.
- Ability to deal
with patients effectively in upsetting situations; able to function
professionally in emergency situations.
- Bilingual skills
- Able to work
flexible hours and sites as needed.
- Able to work
evenings and weekends.