La Red Health Center is always seeking to recruit and retain skilled and caring individuals committed to furthering our mission. We strongly believe in investing in our employees and take pride in the challenging and rewarding employment environment we have to offer. Whether you have many years of experience or are just starting your career, we invite you to learn about the many opportunities available at La Red Health Center. La Red Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Family Practice Physician - Seaford
La Red Health Center Inc., a high quality, cost effective, bi-lingual health center in Delaware, has an opening for a Family Practice Physician. The position duties include prescribing and administering treatment, therapy and other specialized medical care to treat and prevent illness. The position duties also include analyzing medical records, performing, ordering and reviewing tests, monitoring patient condition and recording patient information.
The Dentist will assess patients' oral health; formulate comprehensive dental treatment for patients across the age spectrum; implement dental treatment plans including emergency treatment, disease control, restoration, and recall; make referrals to specialists as needed; encourage patient participation in prevention activities. 1. Diagnose and treat diseases, injured and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services. 2. Examines teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment to evaluate dental health, diagnose disease or abnormalities and plan appropriate treatments. 3. Administer anesthetic to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during dental procedures. 4. Delivers direct patient care to patients. 5. Formulates plan of care for each patient and communicated that plan. 6. Educates patients on oral health care and preventive care. 7. Using Dentrix, documents dental history or complaints, records and reports pertinent observations, treatments and care plans. 8. Conducts patient triage for walk-in patients. 9. Maintains and updates dental supplies and instruments as needed. 10. Assembles and evaluates dental health educational materials. 11. Trains and monitors performance of clinic staff. Job Requirements: " Possession of a current license to practice dentistry in the State of Delaware. " Minimum eight to ten years general dental experience; public or non-profit environment preferred. " Demonstrated success in working as a member of a team and developing effective working relationships with staff and volunteers " Excellent written/oral communication skills " Demonstrated track record with respect to detail orientation and accuracy " Computer literacy and competency with electronic donor tracking systems " Commitment to La Red Health Center's mission " High level communication and interpersonal skills, for interaction with patients of all ages and backgrounds. " An interest in the welfare of others and a sympathetic manner. " Good administrative and managerial skills. " Strong academic ability. " Computer skills. " Self-discipline. " Manual dexterity and technical dental skills, plus the ability to maintain intense concentration for prolonged periods. " Flexibility to work irregular hours and to work with multi-cultural, diverse patient population. " Prior experience in mentoring students preferred. Bilingual skills a plus.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Immediate opening for a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in our new Seaford office. The responsibilities of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner include: 1. Performs complete initial psychiatric assessments on patients to determine DSM IV diagnosis and develop a plan of care including medication prescription if indicated. 2. Provides timely documentation of each encounter with a patient including symptoms addressed, need for current treatment, and rationale for any changes in treatment. 3. Works in collaboration with other treatment team members to ensure quality of care and consideration of services. Refers to /consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems and concerns. 4. Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established EMR documentation practices. 5. Seeks immediate consultation with physician for the following: * Emergent conditions requiring prompt medical intervention or hospitalization * If diagnostic, prescriptive or therapeutic procedure /intervention can not be performed by the Clinical Nurse Specialist 6. Maintains required level of continuing education and preferred development activities. 7. Attends all team meetings, supervision, clinical hours and shares on call responsibilities assigned by Medical Director 8. Attends a weekly review meeting with the Psychiatrist/or RN as to the care and follow up of children and adolescents that need medical checks and/or monitoring of psychotropic medicine. 9. Provides follow up psychiatric care including monitoring of pharmacological modalities for assigned patients. 10. Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes. Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management. Requirements: Work requires training from an accredited Psychiatric Nursing program with a minimum of a Master's degree as a Psychiatric Specialist. Work requires two years of experience with children and/or adults who present and are assessed with a DSM-IV diagnosis. Current DEA certificate without restriction Current Delaware Controlled Substance Certificate Have acquired experience in working with family systemic model of care. Flexibility to work irregular hours and to work with multi-cultural, diverse patient population. Language Skills: English. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills strongly preferred.
Family Practice Nurse Practioner
La Red Health Center, Inc. seeks a family practice nurse practioner for our various Health Center facilities. In collaboration with supervising FP physician, CMO, other providers and other health care staff, the Nurse Practioner provides medical care, treatment and counseling to a wide variety of ages in a family practice setting. Candidates must have a Masters Degree Nurse with advanced practice skills as a Nurse Practioner. In addition, Applicant must be a Delaware licensed Nurse Practioner Three years experience working with the underserved, low-income or homeless population preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse multi-cultural patients and staff is important. La Red Health Center offers competitive salaried and an excellent benefit package. Interested candidates can fax their resume to 302-855-2025 or email the Director of Human Ressources at email@example.com
Dental Assistant-Part Time
Opportunity for an experienced dental assistant to work part-time - 2pm-7pm as needed in for our new dental office. Radiological certificate required. Prior experience in a busy, patient focused office preferred. Bilingual skills a plus. Interested candidates please apply on line or fax your resume to 302-855-2025.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Under the supervision of the Lead Nurse, this position is responsible for clinical activities involving routine office nursing care and patient flow, patient recordkeeping and follow-up, patient education, and other related activities as required.
1. Routine nursing duties including preparing patients for examination: check vital signs, weight, and height. Perform standard clinical and laboratory procedures and routine venipuncture, and other screenings in accordance with established clinical protocols.
2. Administer patient injections and vaccines as directed by the clinical providers.
3. Perform routine vision screening as appropriate.
4. Practice safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
5. Maintain exam rooms in a clean and orderly manner.
6. Update patient medication list as appropriate.
7. Complete past medical, social, surgical, and family history on every new patient.
8. Update immunization records for every child visit; research immunization records in state database as required.
9. Complete child physical forms and other physical forms as required by outside agencies.
10. Complete pregnancy visit paperwork in advance (complete pregnancy test, certification of positive pregnancy test, prescription)
11. Keep rooms stocked with requisite medical supplies, table paper, etc.
12. Prepare equipment and ensure that medical equipment is in working
13. Perform triage and telephone response to patients as assigned.
14. Call patients with lab results, and other reports as requested by provider.
15. Call in medications to pharmacies.
16. Ensure that all diagnostic and laboratory reports are collated with the appropriate patient chart and available to the respective provider at the time of each patient's visit; file associated documents in medical record as required.
17. Schedule appointments for patients as needed.
18. Educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and provide instruction on proper care and treatment.
19. Assist indigent patients by completing pharmaceutical applications where applicable
20. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Qualifications: 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/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Considerable knowledge of practical nursing. Ability to follow oral and written directions that are technical and detailed; ability to organize and supervise nursing care of patients in an office setting; ability to provide care for and develop rapport with patients; ability to maintain and interpret records and reports; ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
Education and/or Experience : Must be a graduate of an approved Practical Nursing Program. Language Skills : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, physicians, and the general public. Must possess excellent interpersonal, customer service, and telephone skills. Mathematical Skills : Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume as they relate to patient information and medication dosages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability : Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations : Must possess current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse, valid in the State of Delaware. All mandatory competencies demonstrated annually. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment, unless your job description requires you to have activities outside the interior/office setting. Moderate physical activities, requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites when required; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
GENERAL INFORMATION: " La Red Health Center, Inc. is a private not for profit corporation serving Sussex County, Delaware. " The health center is located at 21444 Carmean Way in Georgetown, Delaware. " The Candidate should recognize that La Red Health Center is committed to ensuring that we follow basic fundamental principles of ethical business conduct and adhere to all applicable laws and regulations to protect La Red Health Center's good name and reputation. " In that all associates contribute to the overall growth and development of La Red Health Center, Inc., it is occasionally necessary for associates to perform tasks that are not specifically indicated in their position descriptions.
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Applicant's may submit a resume online or by MAIL to La Red Health Center, 21444 Carmean Way, Georgetown, DE 19947
Pediatrician to work in Georgetown and Seaford, DE. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources, La Red Health Center, Inc. 21444 Carmean Way, Georgetown, DE 19947. Must ref job code 1414
Immediate opportunity for an experienced receptionist. Previous medical office experience preferred. Bilingual skills a plus. Candidates will work a 40 hr/week schedule, working at least 1 evening until 7pm. One 4 hour Saturday morning also required per month. Excellent benefits and great team environment. Qualified candidates please forward your resume to La Red Health Center, 21444 Carmean Way, Georgetown, DE 19947 or email to email@example.com
Immediate opening for IT Manager for LRHC. The IT manager is responsible for ensuring uptime and seamless use of the electronic medical record system and Dentrix and Practice Management. And that desk top computers and programs and equipment function properly. IT is responsible for PC and peripheral installations, software deployment and management and troubleshooting both hardware and software related issues. 1. Installing and configuring computer applications. 2. Providing first-level contact and problem resolution for all users. 3. Resolve as many user-reported problems as expertise permits using available tools /resources and following procedures. 4. Maintains quality results and timely response to requests 5. New user set ups. 6. Maintains Cisco phone system and Access control for the buildings and monitors multiple alarm systems and surveillance systems. 7. Performs general maintenance tasks, troubleshoots and repairs computer systems and peripheral equipment. 8. Works with Management and third party hardware/software vendors to ensure equipment and software effective solutions are best to meet customer requirements. 9. Assists with any and all IT issues. 10. Analyzes issues to spot recurring and underlying issues. Education and/or Experience: 1. Bachelors degree from accredited college or university in Computer/It field. 2. Two years of related prior work experience preferred in a desktop support setting. 3. Computer proficiency with outlook, word, excel required. Prior experience with EMR preferred. 4. Experience with Microsoft operating systems. Language Skills: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred Performance Requirements: Knowledge: 1. Experience troubleshooting a wide range of software applications. 2. Knowledge about voice over IP phone systems. 3. Knowledge of wide variety of Microsoft office systems, EMR systems, and phone systems. Skills: 1. Skill in solving practical problems. 2. Organizational skills Abilities: 3. Ability to analyze issues to spot recurring and underlying issues. 4. Provide first level contact and problem resolution for all users with hardware, software and applications problems. 5. Resolve as many user reported problems as expertise permits using available tools/resources and following procedures. 6. Escalates problems as appropriate. 7. New user set-ups. 8. Moving internal users": PC, phones, monitors and peripherals. 9. Assisting with any and all IT issues. 10. Communicate effectively and develop rapport with LRHC staff, Tier II support and DHN contacts. 11. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 12. Ability to manage time
Promotoro/Community Health Outreach Worker
A member of a team that provides mobile and site-based outreach services to patients of La Red Health Center. Such services include but are not limited to: engagement and referrals for basic provisions, referrals to programs including public assistance and the Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP), crisis intervention, problem solving within the system of care, treatment referrals, participation in the development of individual services plans, transportation assistance, and the coordination and brokerage of services with community based and internal resources. This position is responsible for overseeing the documentation of all services and contacts provided to patients. This position may also participate in community forums that address relevant topics/issues regarding homelessness, mental illness, special needs housing, and other medical/social issues affecting our patient population. Essential Responsibilities: The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all associates in this classification. Listed are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. 1. Informal patient and family support. 2. Advocacy for individual and community needs. 3. Assuring people receive the service they need by providing and documenting the enabling services of translation, interpretation and transportation. 4. Identifying community-based resources and other assistance programs and communicating those resources to individuals in the community. 5. Record keeping and documentation on clients served, services rendered, and follow up needs. 6. Cultural mediation between communities and health and human services. Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or GED; associates degree in Human Services preferred Two (2) years previous experience in community based outreach services preferred. Strong knowledge of Sussex county communities and highways Delaware Drivers license with clean MVA driving record. Language Skills: Bilingual skills required English/Spanish or English/French Creole Performance Requirements: Knowledge: • Knowledge of local community. • Understanding of standard use and care of office equipment and supplies. • Knowledge of EMR system, medical record documentation requirements and state/federal laws related to the release of health care information. Skills: • Service coordination skills. • Time management skills, motivated and ability to self-direct. • Capacity building skills with outreach resulting in increased access for people to the Health Center. • Translate for patients referred to specialty physicians outside the La Red Center. Abilities: • Ability to impart information and education to a wide variety of audiences; community members, health professionals, and service providers. • Ability to connect to the community • Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with patients and families to facilitate implementation of a care plan. • Ability to develop materials, displays, posters, power point presentations etc. announcing outreach efforts and events. • Ability to remain calm when emergencies occur. • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle with patient passengers. Equipment Operated: Company vehicles including 5 person vans and vehicles. Operate a wide range of standard office equipment. Computer use and proficiency required. Work Environment: Work environment varies from passenger /patient transport vehicle to businesses, schools and churches to Outreach office at Health center. Includes waiting rooms, exam rooms, class rooms, church halls and outdoor health and outreach efforts. Controlled lighting, air quality, and temperature settings when inside. Environmental hazards may include weather related exposures and unpredictable exposure to communicable diseases and biohazards. Mental/Physical Requirements: Involves standing, walking, kneeling, bending, grasping, manipulating and squatting and lifting (up to 50 pounds). Walking or standing may be more than four (4) hours per day. Must be able to work in a standard medical office setting including use of a computer, and standard office equipment. Must have ability to read computer screens, printed materials and hearing and speech to communicate in person as well as over the phone. Must be able to attend meetings at various sites when required. Stress can be triggered by an individual's response to workload, traffic or specific cases.
The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all associates in this classification. Listed are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. 1. Implements individualized hygiene and periodontal dental care plans for patients developed by the LRHC dentist. Performs patient education, and patient/family teaching under the supervision of the dentists. 2. Assesses dental condition and needs of the patient, uses dental screening procedures, to include medical history review, dental charting, and perio charting; takes patients vital signs as required. 3. Delivers direct patient care to patients as assigned, using established dental hygienist procedures ; performs routine treatment procedures, such as cleaning, polishing, x-rays, application of sealants and fluorides, and related procedures. 4. Treats all patients using standard precautions for both patients and employee safety. Cleans, packages, and sterilizes instruments according to the LRHC Dental Program IC Policy. 5. Assists with patient triage for walk-in patients. 6. Assists in preparation of dental operatory, and assists as required with patient reception, telephone calls, routine triage and other office duties. Qualifications: 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/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: 1. Current Delaware Dental Hygienist license. 2. Current holds a Delaware certificate as a Radiological Technician, Dental Radiological technician or related certification.. 3. Ability to communicate effectively and clearly ;bilingual skills preferred (English/Spanish). 4. Flexibility to work irregular hours and to work with multi-cultural, diverse patient population. Language Skills: English. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills a plus Equipment Operated: Computer use and proficiency required.
Dental Assistant-Part Time
Essential Responsibilities: The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all associates in this classification. Listed are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. 1. Prepares the operatory and set up instruments and materials for dentist. 2. Greets and verifies patient information, seats them for treatment. 3. Assists the dentist utilizing 4 handed dentistry techniques and proper passing of instruments. 4. Takes intra-oral and extra-oral x-rays of patients at the request of the dentist, using appropriate safety techniques. 5. Scans x-rays films into patient EMR at proper resolution and contrast. 6. Dispenses and mixes materials according to manufacturer directions. 7. Takes alginate impressions, successfully applies sealants, fluoride and mixes cement for stainless steel crowns and intra-canal fillings. 8. Handles sterilization of all instruments and disinfection of all objects that have come in contact with a patient. Weekly does extensive cleaning of the operatories. 9. Stocks and maintains all dental operatories. 10. Using Dentrix, documents dental history or complaints, records and reports pertinent observations and patient reactions to treatments; documents lab procedures and ensures follow up on results. 11. Assists with patient triage for walk-in patients. 12. Assists in preparation of dental operatory, and assists as required with patient reception, telephone calls, routine triage and other office duties. Qualifications: 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/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: 1. Current Delaware Assistant Certification. 2. Current holds a Delaware certificate as a Radiological Technician, Dental Radiological technician or related certification. 3. Three to five years experience with a general dentist. 4. Ability to communicate effectively and clearly; bilingual skills preferred (English/Spanish). 4. Flexibility to work irregular hours and to work with multi-cultural, diverse patient population. Language Skills: English. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills a plus Equipment Operated: X-ray and panoramic x-ray equipment. Computer use and proficiency required. Work Environment: Medical offices or dental operatories in Health Center. Controlled lighting, air quality, and temperature settings. Environmental hazards may be unpredictable including exposure to communicable diseases and patient responses.