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Patient Engagement Specialist

The Patient Engagement Specialist serves as a vital link between Johnson Health Center and the local community. The PES works in collaboration with the Associate Director of Patient Engagement and Outreach to provide education and assistance for JHC patients as well as the general community regarding the health insurance marketplace and Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP. The PES is responsible for educating the community, assisting with enrollment, and helping to build and retain JHC patient capacity. The PES is an integral part of JHC’s patient-centered health care home by addressing patient need for adequate, affordable health insurance as well as engaging patients in their health care.

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Johnson Health Center is a non-profit, comprehensive healthcare organization and is deeply committed to ensuring patient access to quality healthcare. Located in the heart of Virginia, Johnson Health Center has been serving the City of Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell since 2003 as a federally qualified health center.

JHC is cultivating a Patient-Centered environment and is seeking passionate, clinically strong, energetic, and motivated individuals to join our talented team and help foster growth for both JHC and the community. All employees must be committed to our mission and exemplify our Core Values. JHC offers excellent benefits, a flexible family-friendly schedule and the opportunity to work with a diverse and talented team. 

Johnson Health Center is currently seeking bilingual applicants to assist in providing services to our diverse and growing population.

Physicians/Providers

Family Nurse Practitioner

The Family Nurse Practitioner works as part of the clinic provider team performing a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general patient management plan for clinic patients. 

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Staff Physician

The Staff Physician works as part of the health care team performing a variety of patient-centered services including assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, implementation of treatment plans, and monitoring of follow-up for patients.  Physicians also assist in supervision of community health center PA’s or NP’s as appropriate.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a Sign-On Bonus.

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Staff Dentist

The Staff Dentist provides leadership in all areas relating to the dental services at Johnson Health Center’s (JHC) James River Dental Clinic (JRDC) and/or Bedford Dental Clinic (BDC) and/or Atherholt Dental Center (ADC). Responsible for recommending and implementing dental policies and procedures; providing dental services and education to the patients of JRDC and/or BDC and/or ADC; supervising the dental staff; ensuring continuous quality improvement in dental services; representing JHC and JRDC/BDC/ADC at organizations concerned with dentistry services to the underserved; and act as an integral part of the clinical and administrative management team of the health center.

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Nursing/Clinical

COVID Coordinator (LPN preferred)

The COVID Coordinator serves as the first point of contact for all COVID vaccination and testing needs. The position schedules patients for COVID-19 testing and vaccines, reviews COVID-19 symptoms and exposure to route to the most appropriate care and relays lab results. This position will work in conjunction with the Virginia Dept. of Health. Ideal candidate is an LPN who is interested in an administrative role. 

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Dental Assistant

The Dental Assistant is responsible for chair side assisting dentists in all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to digital radiographs, updating electronic patient records, sterilization, and coordinating continuing care with front desk staff. Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Must have 3 years of previous experience as dental assistant. Pediatric dental experience preferred for one location. Must be Dental X-ray certified before applying. Candidate must be motivated, reliable, and a team player with a positive attitude.

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LPN or Licensed MA - OB/GYN

Individual will function in conjunction with a medical provider, to assist in the provision of professional OB/GYN medical care and nursing support clinical duties in a clinical setting. The nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality medical care. The LPN is required to have graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical nursing program and be licensed with the Virginia State Board of Nursing with a current LPN license. Medical Assistant is required to be registered or certified. 1-3 years’ experience in an OB/GYN outpatient clinical setting is preferred. Successful candidate will work in a team setting and be able to work a flexible schedule.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a sign-on bonus. 

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Registered Nurse (RN)

The Registered Nurse works in conjunction with a medical provider, to provide professional, team based medical care and nursing support in a clinical setting. Under direct supervision of the Provider, the nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality, patient- centered medical care within the context of a federally (HRSA) qualified community health center (FQHC). Will be essential in COVID related duties.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a sign-on bonus. 

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Dental Hygienist

The Dental Hygienist performs preventive dental procedures, including dental prophylaxis, scaling, radiographs and sealants, as prescribed by the Dentist.

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Licensed Practical Nurse - Medicare Wellness Program

Individual will function in conjunction with a medical provider, to assist in the provision of professional medical care and nursing support clinical duties in a clinical setting. The nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality medical care. The LPN is required to have graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical nursing program and be licensed with the Virginia State Board of Nursing with a current LPN license. 1-3 years’ experience in an outpatient clinical setting is preferred. Successful candidate will work in a team setting and be able to work a flexible schedule.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (All locations/specialties)

Individual will function in conjunction with a medical provider, to assist in the provision of professional medical care and nursing support clinical duties in a clinical setting. The nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality medical care. The LPN is required to have graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical nursing program and be licensed with the Virginia State Board of Nursing with a current LPN license. 1-3 years’ experience in an outpatient clinical setting is preferred. Successful candidate will work in a team setting and be able to work a flexible schedule.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a sign-on bonus. 

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Certified/Registered Medical Assistant (All locations/specialties)

Individual will function in conjunction with a medical provider to assist in the provision of professional medical care and nursing support. The nursing staff plays a critical role in the delivery of quality medical care within the context of a federally qualified health center (FQHC). The MA is required to have completed the requirements from an accredited institution and have 1-3 years’ experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Certified/Registration as a Medical Assistant required. Successful candidate will work in a team setting and be able to work a flexible schedule.

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Administrative

Patient Engagement Specialist

The Patient Engagement Specialist serves as a vital link between Johnson Health Center and the local community. The PES works in collaboration with the Associate Director of Patient Engagement and Outreach to provide education and assistance for JHC patients as well as the general community regarding the health insurance marketplace and Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP. The PES is responsible for educating the community, assisting with enrollment, and helping to build and retain JHC patient capacity. The PES is an integral part of JHC’s patient-centered health care home by addressing patient need for adequate, affordable health insurance as well as engaging patients in their health care.

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Lead Patient Assistance Specialist

The Lead Patient Assistance Specialist works as part of the Patient Care Team and assists with the overall office experience. The Lead Patient Assistance Specialist is primarily responsible for providing excellent customer service in all patient contacts, and promoting team based care by collaborating and communicating patient needs with the care team.

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Patient Scheduling Specialist

The Patient Scheduling Specialist works as part of the Patient Care Team and assists with the overall scheduling experience. The Patient Scheduling Specialist is primarily responsible for providing excellent customer service in all patient contacts, and ensuring timely patient access to appropriate levels of care. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Medical and/or call center experience preferred.

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Patient Assistance Specialist

Position will work at the front desk, and be responsible for greeting and checking in/out patients, verifying all demographic information and insurance. Successful candidate will work closely with nursing staff and providers to assure patient process flow is optimized. Individual will also answer phones, make appointments and handle customer relations in a positive, professional manner. Successful candidate will have a HS diploma or equivalent, Medical Assistant Certification desired, 2-5 years customer service skills preferably working in a medical office, working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook),proven ability to work within a team setting, excellent customer service skills with ability to handle all types of customers. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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