6/11/2024 - Plymouth Pediatric Associates

Plymouth Pediatric Associates in Plymouth, MA is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

  • LPN
  • Medical Assistant/CCMA/RMA
  • Phlebotomist/Lab Asst
  • RN Telephone Triage
  • Temporary Pediatrician
  • Temporary Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

(Please see the full descriptions below)

LPN Staff Nurse -Full-time $1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Position reports to Nurse Manager with input from assigned physician, nurse practitioner, or other health care providers. Responsible for contributing to the smooth delivery of excellent patient care. Develops appropriate relationships with patients, families, and colleagues as a team member providing the highest quality patient care and contributes toward the attainment of important goals for the patient and the practice. The ideal candidate is motivated, exceptionally organized, and able to anticipate what will contribute to a positive visit for the patient and family. Must be able to work in a busy environment. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

Essential functions:

  • Always acts in a professional way with respect and integrity towards patients, families, and colleagues
  • Collects data on basic health status, records, and related health data
  • Performs and documents assigned procedures, including but not limited to: vital signs, throat cultures, injections, dressing changes, urine dipstick, and vision/hearing screenings.
  • Acts as a liaison between patients and providers
  • Prepares patients for exams and treatments, assisting provider in medical procedures and treatments
  • Provides patient instruction per physician, nurse practitioner, or other health care provider
  • Sets up and restocks exam rooms. Maintains order and cleanliness of rooms and common lab areas and restrooms
  • Communicates restocking needs to front desk supervisor
  • Maintains equipment in proper working order, including cleaning and sterilizing of instruments
  • Maintains competencies in conducting in house labs, quality control, vaccine management and administration
  • Maintains a safe hazard-free environment that is comfortable for patients, visitors, and staff
  • Monitors waiting room for cleanliness and patient needs
  • Fiscally responsible in the use of supplies
  • Incorporates flow into daily work, participates in planned change
  • Participates in staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications:

  • Current Massachusetts LPN license or Certified or registered graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Current CPR certification
  • One year of experience in a pediatric practice setting is preferred
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Experience with computers, web-based programs, EMR
  • Comply with all PPA policies and procedures

Pay: $22.00 - $35.00 per hour

Expected hours: 32 – 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume & cover letter via Indeed.com, OR  you may send a resume & cover letter to bethany.melvin@ppapeds.com, and please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Medical Assistant/CMA –Full-time $1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

The medical assistant performs and documents assigned procedures, including but not limited to: vital signs, throat cultures, injections, dressing changes, urine dipstick, and vision/hearing screenings. This role is responsible for contributing to the smooth delivery of excellent patient care and develops appropriate relationships with patients, families, and colleagues as a team member providing the highest quality patient care and contributes toward the attainment of important goals for the patient and the practice. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

Job Types: Full-time and Part-time

Pay: $19.00 - $26.00 per hour

Expected hours: 32 – 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Certified Medical Assistant/Registered MA License (Preferred)

Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume & cover letter via Indeed.com, OR  you may send a resume & cover letter to bethany.melvin@ppapeds.com, and please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant – Full-time  $1000 signing bonus!

We are looking for a Pediatric Phlebotomist to draw blood and other tissue or fluid from our pediatric patients for testing. We’ll rely on you to preserve patient health and quality of samples. We’re looking for important phlebotomist skills such as compassion, presence of mind, skills with a pediatric population and attention to detail. You should have a diploma in phlebotomy and have knowledge of puncture techniques. An ASCP, RPT or NCPT certification is a plus. This Position reports to the Nurse Manager.

Responsible for contributing to the smooth delivery of excellent patient care. Develops appropriate relationships with patients, families, and colleagues as a team member providing the highest quality patient care and contributes toward the attainment of important goals for the patient and the practice. The ideal candidate is motivated, exceptionally organized, and able to anticipate what will contribute to a positive visit for the patient and family. Must be able to work in a busy environment.

Currently offering a sign on bonus of $1,000 for certified or licensed phlebotomists. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

Essential functions:

  • Performs venipunctures according to laboratory policies and procedures including the collection of timed specimens, blood cultures, pediatric and neonatal specimens.
  • Positively identifies all patients according to laboratory policies and procedures. Verifies identification of specimens and labels specimens according to laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Performs screening tests and reports results.
  • Processes specimens to prepare them for laboratory testing. Prepares specimens for reference laboratory dispatch and testing. Resolves ambiguous and/or unusual test orders by contacting the physician of the order, pathologist, nursing station, or reference laboratory. Refers unresolved orders back to the originator for further clarification before collecting samples or processing specimens. Makes the supervisor aware of unresolved orders.
  • Contributes to the general laboratory functions and practice needs. Attends regular department staff meetings and in-service training. Maintains compliance with laboratory and practice policies and procedures, and safety practices. Keeps work area neat and clean and restocks daily supplies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous phlebotomy experience with a pediatric population a must.
  • Completion of a NAACLS accredited phlebotomy program.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills; strong attention to detail, organizational ability and follow-through.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/health sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills and exceptional patience and compassion
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and certification for CPR preferred.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations and to balance multiple priorities.
  • High school diploma or the equivalent.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume & cover letter via Indeed.com, OR  you may send a resume & cover letter to bethany.melvin@ppapeds.com, and please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Registered Nurse (RN) Telephone Triage – Full-time $1000 signing bonus!

Position reports to the director of nursing with input from physicians, nurse practitioners, or other health care providers as a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team. Responsible for contributing to the smooth delivery of excellent patient care, primarily via telephone. Develops appropriate relationships with patients, families, and colleagues as a team member providing the highest quality patient care and contributes toward the attainment of important goals for the patient and the practice. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

Essential functions:

  • Demonstrates leadership behaviors e.g. collaborates with colleagues, supervisors, other professionals, and coworkers to build and maintain effective, dynamic professional team relationships
  • Recognizes and incorporates the dynamic scope and standards of practice for the professional ambulatory care nurse
  • Requires expert, skillful, rapid assessment and triage competencies of patient problems and needs by telephone or face to face
  • Focuses on wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention
  • Applies nursing interventions to human responses in health, illness, disease, disability, and end of life circumstances
  • Utilizes the nursing process to facilitate decision making by performing problem focused assessments of patients’ and/or parents primary concerns, identify problem(s), analyze and integrate subjective and objective data, decide on a plan of nursing action, apply appropriate nursing intervention, evaluate outcomes
  • Provides patient teaching related to wellness, disease, and/or disability management

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Mass RN license
  • 1 year experience in a pediatric practice setting preferred
  • Experience with computers, web-based programs, EMR (EPIC). Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures

Note: This position works every other weekend.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $30.00 - $36.75 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Rotating weekends

License/Certification:

  • RN license (Required)

Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume & cover letter via Indeed.com, OR  you may send a resume & cover letter to bethany.melvin@ppapeds.com, and please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Temporary Pediatrician

We are seeking a pediatrician to join our practice in beautiful Plymouth, Massachusetts for a temporary assignment. For more than 60 years, parents have been choosing Plymouth Pediatric Associates for their children’s healthcare. PPA offers a great work environment in our new 12,000 square foot medical facility plus comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, 401k with employer match, a competitive salary, a generous bonus plan, partnership opportunity, generous PTO and much more.

We are proud of our unwavering commitment to provide quality, accessible healthcare with on-site services such as phlebotomy, lactation education and behavioral health integration. Our support staff to provider ratio exceeds industry standards. We round only on our newborns and have pediatricians on staff at our local hospital as well as being the only preferred practice on the South Shore for Boston Children’s Hospital. The position is full-time, 4 days per week, requires urgent care on-call but no pediatric inpatient, emergency room or delivery responsibilities. Call is shared with 7 physicians.

Minimum Requirements: Must be a BC/BE graduate of an accredited school of medicine and have completed a three-year U.S. pediatric residency program. Maintain current license to practice medicine in the State of Massachusetts, a valid Massachusetts Controlled Substances and Federal DEA Certificate. COVID-19 considerations: You must be fully vaccinated and boosted and one-year of Pediatric experience is required.

Pay: $180,000.00 - $210,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed

If interested, please submit a cover letter and CV and address it to Chris Clodi, Executive Director at chris.clodi@ppapeds.com

Temporary/Seasonal Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Plymouth Pediatric Associates (PPA) is seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our practice in beautiful Plymouth, Massachusetts. This position would work both Saturday and Sunday as well as Tuesday and Wednesday for a total of 32 hours per week.

For more than 60 years, parents have been choosing Plymouth Pediatric Associates for their children’s healthcare and now PPA offers a great work environment in our new 12,000 square foot medical facility. We are proud of our unwavering commitment to provide quality, accessible healthcare with on-site services such as phlebotomy, lactation education and behavioral health integration. Our support staff to provider ratio exceeds industry standards. We are proud to be the only preferred practice on the South Shore for Boston Children’s Hospital.

Essential functions:

  • Provides health maintenance including well child exams, developmental screening, education, and counseling to patients from birth through young adulthood.
  • Works closely with parents/guardian of patients in the practice to inform, support and educate about their child's health and illnesses.
  • Provides diagnosis and treatment for common childhood illnesses.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate lab and diagnostic tests to assess patients’ clinical problems and health care needs and communicates that information to patients and families accurately and promptly.
  • Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Records pertinent patient care findings in the electronic medical record.
  • Maintains interdisciplinary approach to planning and communicating patient care information by discussing patient data with appropriate physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Incorporates the concepts of health maintenance, prevention of disease and injury, and health promotion into daily practice through patient education and counseling.
  • Works closely with nursing and medical assistant staff to provide quality patient care.
  • Maintains a safe environment.
  • Demonstrates awareness of community resources and assists staff, patients, and families to effectively utilize them.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in PA studies
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) certification as a pediatric or family nurse practitioner or NCCPA Certification.
  • Current Mass Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) license or PA License
  • Current Mass controlled substance and DEA licensure
  • Current CPR BLS certification
  • Demonstrated competency and experience delivering primary and/or specialty care to
  • children in underserved populations

Experience: Minimum of two years of Pediatric urgent care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant experience. Weekdays, weekends and some holidays as needed.

Pay: $47.00 - $65.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

If interested, please submit a cover letter and Resume or CV to Chris Clodi, Executive Director at chris.clodi@ppapeds.com

5/13/2024 - Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician - Longwood Pediatrics

Longwood Pediatrics, a private pediatric primary care practice in the Longwood Medical Area, is seeking a candidate to join our integrated Behavioral Health team. Successful candidates will join the clinical staff at Longwood Pediatrics to deliver fully-integrated behavioral health services within the practice. A master’s degree in social work, psychology or counseling is required, and candidates must be licensed for independent practice in Massachusetts (LICSW or LMHC). A minimum of five years clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families is required. Contact Jay Campbell: jay.campbell@childrens.harvard.edu

5/13/2024: Updated OPEN JOBS for Woburn Pediatric Associates, LLP

Woburn & North Andover Pediatrics and Woburn Pediatric Psychological Associates are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

  • LPN/RN – Woburn & North Andover
  • Medical Assistant/CMA – Woburn
  • Medical Coder – 30-hrs – Woburn
  • Phlebotomist/Lab Asst – Woburn
  • Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician (x2) – Woburn & North Andover
  • Outpatient Mental Health Clinician -- Woburn

Woburn Pediatric Associates, LLP is made up of Woburn Pediatric AssociatesNorth Andover Pediatric Associates, and our integrated behavioral health practice Woburn Pediatric Psychological Services (WPPS) and WE ARE HIRING! 

We’re 30 providers strong between our two locations and have an exceptional support staff that contributes to the comprehensive care our diverse patient population receives from our providers. Our convenient on-site lab, nutrition & lactation consultants, integrated behavioral health clinicians, medical home care coordination and our internal behavioral health practice contribute to our well-rounded patient-centric private practice. 

If you or someone you know may be a good fit for one of these jobs, please visit Woburn Pedi Careers @Indeed.com to apply, and let us know that you learned of the job via the PPOC’s Job Posts.

LPN/RN – Woburn & North Andover – 40 hrs/week   $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!

As an integral member of our clinical team, you’ll provide telephone triage and patient care advice to patients/families, assist providers as needed with direct patient treatments and procedures, administer immunizations to patients, monitoring for reactions and side effects, collaborate with providers to assess, plan, implement/evaluate patient care plans, order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s condition, process Rx refills and assist providers in maintaining the daily functions of the practice to ensure the highest level of service and care for our patients.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position and requires the ability to work a flexible 4-day schedule, every 5th/6th weekend and some shorter hour ‘minor’ holidays. We offer a $3.00/hr weekend differential and holiday pay, as applicable. The person in this role will flex between our Woburn & North Andover offices.

Education/License:current MA Nursing License is required; current LPN licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; OR 2 or 4-year degree (ASN or BSN) in nursing from an accredited school of nursing.

Experience: 2+ years of direct patient care/outpatient experience required - previous pediatrics a plus. Epic EMR experience preferred.

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume & cover letter to jblaser@woburnpedi.com. Please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Medical Assistant/CMA – Woburn & North Andover – 40-hrs/week $1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

As a member of our Medical Assistant team, you’ll provide quality support to patients by assisting assigned provider(s) with the daily tasks associated with outpatient office visits: pre-visit prep, exam room readiness, and vitals/medical history updates prior to the provider exam. You will also prepare and administer vaccinations, record data collected during patient visits in Epic, as well as post-visit treatment & test results. Coordinate post-appt tasks including the scheduling of specialist appointments and follow-up on tests & x-rays, as needed.

The full-time schedule includes 4 days during the week (between the hours of 7:30am - 6pm, and once established the schedule will be consistent from week-to-week), plus the requirement of either Saturday or Sunday shorter-hour day each weekend plus several shorter-hour holidays, as our office is open for sick appointments. We offer a $3.00/hr weekend differential and holiday pay, as applicable.

In addition to the requirement of successful completion of MA/CMA-specific program (current CMA certificate a plus)we require a high school degree or equivalent. Associate degree or some college is a plus.

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume & cover letter to jblaser@woburnpedi.com. Please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Medical Coder — Woburn - 40-hrs/week (benefits-eligible)

This is an ONSITE position with the possibility of becoming a HYBRID job after training is completed. This is not a fully remote work position that may be solely done outside of MA.

Key responsibilities include applying knowledge of E&M coding/billing to review and monitor ambulatory pediatric care encounters within Epic EMR system to ensure accurate coding of all diagnoses and procedures following patient office visits; daily review of all provider notes for accurate CPT and ICD-10 coding compliance, following up with providers where adjustments are needed.

Experience/Education: 2 - 5 yrs’ experience in healthcare environment with 2+ years of medical coding within a healthcare office requiredpreferably within a primary care practice; high school diploma/equivalent required; college studies in healthcare-related field a plus.

Certification: Current certification in medical coding via AAPC (CPC) preferred but not required.

Skills/Competencies: solid understanding ofE&M coding and good communication skills required; technical proficiency in MSOffice/Outlook and EMR systems requiredwith prior Epic experience preferred; attention to detail and sense of urgency; strong work ethic and history of excellent attendance & punctuality; commitment to HIPAA/confidentiality.

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume & cover letter to jblaser@woburnpedi.com, and please mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant – Woburn – part-time 24–28 hrs/week

This position is primarily located in our Woburn office and requires the availability to work Thursday & Friday 9am – 5:30pm and Saturday & Sunday 8:00am – close (4–6 hr shift each day). We are open on weekends & some holidays for sick appointments & newborn visits. Saturdays & Sundays are shorter-hour days and include a $3.00/hr weekend differential.

Working in a team environment, you will help to ensure smooth daily operations of our busy clinical lab by:

  • Obtaining specimens for testing through blood draws and other methods for processing & testing in our in-house laboratory.
  • Following established lab procedures for specimen handling & processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Ensuring test results are properly entered into Epic (EMR system) and made available in a timely manner to the ordering Provider.

Experience/Education:  1+ years of phlebotomy experience and a High School degree or GED are required. Pediatric & clinical lab experience strongly preferred.

Skills/Qualities:  Ability to establish & maintain effective, supportive working relationships with patients/families, coworkers and providers; technical proficiency in MSOutlook & Epic EMR system; organization, attention-to-detail, CAN DO! attitude, and proactive approach to the job.

Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume & cover letter via Indeed.com, OR  you may send resume & cover letter to jblaser@woburnpedi.com, mentioning you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Integrated Behavioral Health ClinicianWOBURN & NORTH ANDOVER – Full Time

We are expanding our Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician (IBHC) team in response to the growing needs of our patients. The clinicians in this role will conduct diagnostic evaluations and deliver short-term evidence-based behavioral health interventions to our patients & families. This is a wonderful opportunity to work closely with our providers as part of a valuable & collaborative multi-disciplinary team.  You’ll provide consultative & educational support to our pediatric medical providers when seeing patients with behavioral health needs, including patients that are in crisis situations.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required.
  • Independent licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of MA (LICSW, LMHCrequired.
  • 3+ years clinical experience working with children, adolescents & families.
  • Experience in a pediatric primary care or other pediatric medical setting is strongly preferred.
  • Eligibility for contracting & credentialling with all insurers, including Mass Health, required.

These full-time clinicians will work onsite in our WOBURN or NORTH ANDOVER office Monday - Friday (30-40 hours/week). No evenings or weekends required.

All inquiries are strictly confidential. Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume & cover letter via IBHC @Indeed.com and mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

Outpatient Mental Health Clinician(LICSW/LMHC)WOBURN -- Full Time

We’re actively seeking a talented licensed outpatient clinician to join our team working in a unique and expanding pediatric mental health practice setting. This clinician will participate in direct patient care including evaluations, therapy, parent guidance, consultation, and treatment planning. This clinician will practice in collaboration and consultation with other mental health clinicians, coordinators, psychiatrists, and primary care providers.

This full-time clinician will work onsite in our WOBURN office Monday – Friday (35-40 hours/week). No nights or weekends are required. 

*** We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package ***

Our practice provides dedicated staff for scheduling, billing, and support services, regular peer interaction and consultation, onsite technology support, a consistent referral stream solely from our co-located pediatric practice, and a warm, friendly work environment. The practice continues to develop programs integrating mental health care with primary care pediatrics.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or mental health counseling is required.
  • Independent licensure to practice in the state of Massachusetts (LICSW, LMHC) required.
  • 3+ years clinical experience working with children, adolescents & families strongly preferred.
  • Must be eligible for contracting and credentialing with all insurers, including MassHealth.

We’re seeking the best long-term candidate this position, and the start date is flexible. All inquiries are strictly confidential. Candidates completing fellowship training are encouraged to apply.

Woburn Pediatric Psychological Services (WPPS) is a private mental health practice solely serving patients and families of Woburn & North Andover Pediatric Associates. We started this practice in response to the critical need for mental health services in the area and in hopes of providing our families with easier access to high quality care.

Interested applicants are encouraged to provide a current resume/CV via Pediatric Mental Health Clinician @Indeed.com OR send your resume/CV to jblaser@woburnpedi.com and mention that you learned of this job via the PPOC Job List.

4/29/2024 - PA/NP, Bramblebush Pediatrics

Bramblebush Pediatrics has been part of the Falmouth community for more than 40 years. We are looking to adapt our schedule for our increase in patient volume. Candidates should be able to work on a multidisciplinary healthcare team in a pediatric primary care setting. They would be responsible for providing the full scope of primary care services which fall under their field of training, including but not limited to, diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care, and health maintenance. This candidate should be passionate about providing patient-centered care through collaboration and should be willing to make quality improvements to best service their pediatric patients. Our office has a Medical Home Care Coordinator and Behavioral Health Integration Providers to assist our families with complex medical, psychiatric, and emotional issues.  We have many experienced licensed nurses dedicated to telephone triage.  We have an energetic and caring support staff to help serve our patients’ needs in every way.    

Benefits:  

  • 4 weeks paid vacation including CME  
  • Retirement 401K plan with company contribution   .    
  • CME reimbursement  
  • Covered Provider licensing fees  
  • Malpractice insurance  
  • Credentialing services

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a PA or NP preferred but not required
  • Proficient in airway management techniques
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-10 coding systems, anatomy, and physiology

Skills:

  • Excellent clinical assessment skills
  • Ability to diagnose and treat common acute illnesses and chronic conditions
  • Strong communication skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and healthcare team members
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team

This position would be for 20-30 hours weekly.

If you are a dedicated and looking for a rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply. Join our team of healthcare professionals committed to providing exceptional patient care.

Contact us to apply:
Pamela Rogers
progpedi@gmail.com
508-548-6989 

4/1/2024 - Pediatrician, Newton Pediatrics

Newton Pediatrics is a well-established, independent physician owned office in Wellesley and Waltham seeking a board-certified Pediatrician for full-time or part-time to join our thriving practice. Our office is conveniently located near major highways and commuter rails. We are proudly affiliated with the Pediatric Physicians Organization at Boston Children’s Hospital (PPOC). We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  

The office has a Medical Home Care Coordinator and Behavioral Health Integration Providers to assist our families with complex medical, psychiatric, and emotional issues.  We have many experienced licensed nurses dedicated to telephone triage.  We have an energetic and caring support staff to help serve our patients’ needs in every way.  

Benefits:  

  • 4 weeks paid vacation including CME  
  • Retirement 401K plan with company contribution after 1-year and 1000hrs.  
  • Depending on position, Rotating On-Call schedule 1 weekend every 6 weeks or every 12 weeks.  
  • Newborn nursery and hospital rounding may be required.  
  • CME reimbursement  
  • Covered Provider licensing fees  
  • Malpractice insurance  
  • Credentialing services  
  • Health insurance with Newton Pediatrics  
  • End of year bonus based on productivity.  

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.  
  • DEA license, PALS certified  
  • Prior experience in similar clinical setting/specialty preferred.  
  • Must be a strong team player looking for long term employment.  
  • Excellent clinical and communication skills with the ability to be self-directive and demonstrate initiative.  
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.  
  • Effective interpersonal skills to facilitate communication with the various members of the health care team, patients and families.  
  • Computer proficiency with EPIC   

Contact us to apply: 
Kitti Mendez  
officemanager@newtonpediatrics.com 
617-564-1023 ext 123 

3/29/2024 - Pediatrician, Pediatric Associates of Brockton

Reports To: Managing Partners / Practice Administrator Position: Full Time/Part Time

General Description: We seek a dedicated and experienced Pediatrician to work on a multidisciplinary healthcare team in a pediatric primary care setting. S/he will be responsible for providing the full scope of primary care services which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to, diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventative care, and health maintenance. This candidate should be passionate about providing patient-centered care through collaboration and should be willing to make quality improvements to best service their pediatric patients.

Summary of Duties:

  • Performs assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for patients in various visit types, including annual well visits, sick visits, consultations, and follow-up visits.
  • Provides age-appropriate care for a wide patient panel, ranging from newborns to young adults
  • Properly refers patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary
  • Maintains accurate and complete medical history and information in patient chart
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately, and completely, in a timely manner on the appropriate forms and EHR
  • Works collaboratively with the rest of the practice’s staff to provide coordinated healthcare to all patients
  • Engages in various educational and professional development trainings to enhance their ability to provide effective, efficient, and quality care

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD degree and DEA certified with licensure in Massachusetts
  • Is board certified/board eligible through the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Has experience with EHR (electronic health records) and an overall comfortability with computers and health–related software.
  • Has experience with and is comfortable working on a team
  • Is passionate about working directly with pediatric patients and their families Preferred Qualifications:
  • Has experience working with the EHR system Epic

About the practice:

  • Pediatric Associates of Brockton is a private pediatric practice with 9 pediatricians (one nearing retirement in Spring 2024) and 5 nurse practitioners. The practice has a dedicated behavioral health provider and robust support staff.
  • There are three locations in: Brockton, Canton, and West Bridgewater. Physicians typically rotate through the offices.
  • The practice is well established, having been a staple in the Brockton community for over 50 years. There is partnership track potential
  • Office(s) are open 7 days a week; weekdays from 8:30-5:00, Saturdays and Sundays until approximately 1PM
  • Full-time is 8 sessions (4 days/week, 32 hours) whereas part time is 6 session (3 days/week, 24 hours), plus equal share of night and weekend call split among 9 providers
  • Call is telephone only, with no inpatient or newborn nursery responsibilities. A triage nurse takes first call for night call.
  • Expected volume for providers is approximately 20-25 patients per day
  • Payor mix: 20-25% Medicaid, balance private insurance
  • The practice is affiliated with Boston Childrens Hospital through the Pediatric Physicians Organization at Childrens (PPOC)
  • Salary based on experience and patient panel if available – range is $170-250K to start, with potential for productivity bonus and excellent earning potential
  • Benefits:
    • Medical insurance
    • Long-term insurance; can purchase short-term insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Retirement – 401K with match, plus profit sharing
    • Vacation – 4 weeks + holidays
    • Malpractice – occurrence based.
    • Licensing fees paid

Please submit resumes to: Management@pediatricassociatesbrockton.com

2/29/24: BC/BE, PT or FT Pediatrician, Wayland Pediatrics

Wayland Pediatrics seeks BC/BE, PT or FT pediatrician to join our growing practice.

Wayland Pediatrics is a small, independent (Boston Children’s Hospital PPOC affiliated) pediatric practice in Wayland, Massachusetts.  We serve patients from birth to age 22 years from a variety of backgrounds from Wayland and the surrounding towns and cities.  Wayland Pediatrics is affiliated with local hospitals and works with hospitalists for in-patient, delivery and newborn nursery coverage.   Weeknight call is minimal, and weekend call is shared with another small practice, 1/6 weekends.  We are an NCQA certified medical home and have an in-house behavioral health provider.  We are supported by our long-term, dedicated staff and work closely with the local community.  Partnership track is available for the right candidate.

Please send CV and cover letter to

Ellen Mahoney, MD

Managing Partner

Ellen.Mahoney@WaylandPediatrics.com

2/28/24: Weekday/Weekend Pediatric Urgent Care Per Diem Moonlighter, Crown Colony Pediatrics

At Crown Colony Pediatrics, we recognize the importance of a team-based delivery model, where all doctors and staff work together to deliver high-quality care to every patient we serve.  Our busy private pediatric practice has an opportunity for a weekday/weekend pediatric urgent care per diem moonlighter at our outpatient pediatric office located in Quincy, MA.   We offer onsite Behavioral Health and on-site laboratory and pharmacy. Our preferred pediatric hospital partner is Boston Children’s Hospital.

Ambulatory based: same day care.

  • On site laboratory, pharmacy
  • Robust integrated EMR system (Epic)
  • Weekdays/ Saturdays
  • Affiliates with Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Weekday rate= $130/hour; Weekend rate = $150/hour

Qualifications

  • BE/BC Pediatrics
  • MA license
  • Excellent clinical and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Must commit to two sessions/month & one holiday annually.
  • Malpractice coverage provided if work commitment for base number of shifts met.
  • EPIC EMR experience a plus

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your CV to j.scrubb@crowncolonypeds.com.

2/26/24: Holyoke Pediatric Associates seeks BC/BE Pediatrician or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for Primary Care Pediatric Position

Seeking BC/BE MD/DO or Pediatric NP to join our dynamic 15 provider group serving a diverse population in the beautiful Pioneer Valley since 1971. Two office sites- main location in Holyoke and a smaller satellite in South Hadley. Enjoy a 3- or 4-day work week and an attractive on-call schedule approximately 2-3 nights per month and 1 weekend every other month. No hospital rounding or delivery room attendance required. After-hours calls triaged by pediatric night nurse agency. 

See patients in a collegial fun environment with teaching opportunities if desired (residents, medical students, NP and PA students). State-of-the-art EMR (EPIC) computer systems in both offices. Our affiliation with the Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Children’s (PPOC) has given our practice the ability to maximize favorable contracts with area insurance payors.

We are open 363 days a year and provide acute care hours on weekends and holidays and telehealth visits in the evenings (Monday through Thursday). Services include integrated behavioral health clinicians, lactation services, on-site lab, and medical home care coordination. Low cost of living, great four-season outdoor activities, close proximity to five colleges (UMass, Smith, Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke) and easy access to Boston and NYC make this region an ideal place to live, work and play.

Competitive salary offered with attractive benefits including 4 weeks paid vacation, 1 week paid CME conference time, sign on bonus, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, generous 401K plan, and medical, dental and vision insurance. Visit us at www.holyokepediatrics.com and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Holyoke-Pediatric-Associates-634650416639986/

Please submit CV to Lesley Mugford, MD, at mugfordl@holypeds.com or fax CV to (413)536-1087.

Holyoke Pediatrics -- Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician

Holyoke Pediatrics seeks one full-time Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established thriving pediatric practice serving a diverse population. The successful candidate will be an integral member of our team who works closely with our four current Integrated Behavioral Health Clinicians, our medical providers, and our behavioral health home care coordinator in our mission to deliver optimal care through our family centered medical home. Full-time position to be located primarily at our Holyoke office, but also potentially some time at our South Hadley office. Competitive compensation and benefits commensurate with experience. Great educational
opportunities and continuing education credits available through our affiliation with Boston Children’s Hospital.

Position Requirements:

  • Independent licensure to practice in the state of Massachusetts (Licensed Psychologist, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT).
  • Interest in infant and early childhood preventative behavioral health.
  • At least two years of experience in treating children and adolescents with behavioral health disorders such as anxiety, depression and ADHD.
  • Interest and experience providing goal-directed therapy such as solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), motivational interviewing (MI), and/or cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
  • Interest in working with a diverse underserved patient population.
  • Ability to document and communicate effectively in a fast-paced, primary care office.
  • Sincere interest and love of working with children and families to help them achieve goals, improve overall health, and participate in a healthy lifestyle.
  • Fluency in Spanish desired but not required.
  • Training in evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is highly desired.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide evidence-based brief interventions (individual, family, and group settings).
  • Be available for consultation to our medical providers.
  • Support the coordination of care for behavioral health.
  • Provide timely documentation of progress notes and communication within the electronic medical record (Epic).
  • Provide educational services to providers, staff and families as needed.
  • Contribute and work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Please send cover letter of interest and CV to Dr. Allie Robbins at robbinsa@holypeds.com.

Pediatric Associates of Hampden County

Triage Nurse, Posted 2/13/2023

Pediatric Associates of Hampden County, Inc is currently seeking a Full-Time Telephone Triage nurse at our West Springfield & Westfield location. All applicants must have reliable transportation. We require one to two Saturdays a month and one evening per week.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Assesses the conditions of the patient, and determines urgency of appointment throughout the clinic day. Dispenses medical advice and consults with providers and care team as needed. Coordinates communication between office and parents, patients, pharmacies, and medical providers.

SUPERVISION

Reports to the Supervisor/Office Manager.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS

Requires sitting for long periods of time with a telephone or headset. Requires normal hearing, vision, and speech with the ability to read, prioritize, and handle multiple tasks. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, copier, scanner and other office equipment as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF JOB

  • Answers the triage line according to protocol.
  • Checks message boxes several times a day and completes & documents requests as necessary.
  • Provides appropriate triage according to protocol (Barton Schmidt). Answers patient questions, evaluates their needs, schedules acute appointments and gives advice as needed (Provider consultation available upon request). Documents all telephone calls.
  • Prepares prescriptions & refill requests and directs to appropriate physician.
  • Calls patient to relate the provider response to test results and other medical issues.
  • May schedule diagnostic tests (US, MRI, CT Scan).
  • May process outgoing referrals as required by insurance plans.
  • May order tests and schedule appointments with specialist as provider plan indicates.
  • Documents in the chart all testing, referrals and specialist appointments ordered.
  • Contacts on-call office/provider with lab tests and patients for follow up.
  • Fax lab reports and medical records as needed.
  • Completes and sorts incoming faxes.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Perform other duties as required by Supervisor/Office Manager/Provider.
  • Must maintain good and reliable attendance.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of medical office practices and procedures. Skill in operating a computer. Greeting and interacting with patients over the telephone in a warm, compassionate and professional manner, always in a pleasant and helpful way. Ability to read and follow

oral and written instructions. Effectively organize and prioritize work. The ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations; communicate clearly; and maintain productive working relationships with patients, parents, staff and providers.

EDUCATION

Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nursing program.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Interested candidates should contact Vanessa Fernandez at vanessa.fernandez@chppoc.org

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Wilbraham, MA - Posted 2/9/2024

Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration Provider 

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, an experienced, dedicated and family-focused pediatric practice, is seeking candidates for an opportunity in pediatric behavioral health integration. Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine is a Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Children’s (PPOC) affiliated primary care practice.

The successful candidate will become an integrated member of our provider team. Working with our practice’s family-centered medical home, the behavioral health provider will conduct clinical evaluations, deliver short-term, evidence-based, behavioral health interventions to patients and families, provide consultative support to medical clinicians and staff, and help support the medical home team in making referrals to community-based providers and services.

A master’s degree in social work or mental health counseling (LMFT, LICSW or LMHC), or doctoral level in psychology is required. Candidates must be licensed for independent practice in Massachusetts. Experience working with children, adolescents, and families is required. Experience in pediatric primary care, or other pediatric medical setting is preferred. Excellent diagnostic skills, flexible approach to work, and use of problem-focused, cognitive and behavioral interventions is highly desirable. Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative service delivery, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, ability to document within electronic medical system, and the flexibility and adaptability required to work in a very busy medical practice.

Email resume and cover letter to rglenn@pamcares.com

Medical Receptionist, Newton, MA - Posted 2/6/2024

Newton Pediatric office has a full time position available for a friendly, hardworking and dependable medical receptionist.

We are a busy Pediatric office dedicated to our patients, families and each other. The qualified candidate will be responsible for answering phones and greeting and registering patients. Other responsibilities include electronic appointment scheduling, insurance verification, patient registration, report compiling, assist with Rx refills and various other administration duties.

Required qualifications:

* Prior medical office experience preferred

* Working knowledge of EPIC, our electronic medical record software (EMR)

* Able to demonstrate proficient PC skills

* Professional phone manner and attitude

* Detail oriented and team player

* Comfortable working in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment

* Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

*Weekend availability is a requirement We offer a competitive salary and benefit package which includes paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick time, medical and dental coverage, free parking, four-day work week and a 401(k) plan eligible after first anniversary. We are also currently offering a $500.00 sign on bonus after 90 days of employment with our company.

Interested candidates should forward a resume to amandak.pnw@gmail.com

1/23/24 - Holyoke Pediatrics -- Medical Home Care Coordinator

The Medical Home Care Coordinator (MHCC) enhances patient care through a diverse role as a clinical educator, care coordinator, patient and family advocate, and quality improvement facilitator for our patients. The MHCC works in a collaborative relationship with other members of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) team to improve delivery of comprehensive, cost-effective patient and family-centered care. The MHCC plays a pivotal role in facilitating health maintenance, disease prevention, chronic disease management, and clinical evaluation of medical and psychosocial needs for the patients and families of our Medical Home. MHCC is responsible for monitoring and closing clinical gaps in care and ensuring smooth transitions of care. If interested please email Cheryl Fletcher, fletcherc@holypeds.com.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Professional healthcare license preferred.
  • Three to five years of clinical experience preferred, preferably with a focus in disease or case management. Clinical experience working with a pediatric population preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills are required.
  • Proficient with the use of computer technology such as Microsoft Office and electronic medical record systems.
  • Ability to function independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively.

Work Hours:  40 hrs. per week      

1/23/24 - Holyoke Pediatrics -- LPN, RN, CMA: Full & Part Time

Must have current nursing license. Epic EMR experience and bilingual (Spanish) a plus. Must be able to multi-task in busy out-patient office setting. Must work effectively with providers, staff members, patients and families. Good computer skills needed. Must be able to travel to South Hadley Office as needed.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Obtaining Vitals
  • Obtaining Medical Histories
  • Performing procedures such as vision screens, hearing screens, giving medications, giving immunizations, collecting lab specimens, ear washes, bladder catheterization, etc.
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Triaging calls
  • Completing medical forms
  • Making/canceling appointments
  • Keeping exam rooms neat, orderly and stocked for providers

Interested Candidates should email resume to Elsie Dejesus at dejesuse@holypeds.com

1/10/24 - Children’s Medical Office of North Andover, P.C. -- BC/BE Physician

Children’s Medical Office of North Andover, P.C. (CMO) seeks a BC/BE physician interested in practicing primary care pediatrics in a medical home. Available immediately, this position could be from 0.75 to 1.0 FTE, and has future partnership potential.  

CMO is a collaborative group practice on Boston’s North Shore. We provide care to patients from birth through age 22 with a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and special health care needs. Our clinicians include 3 pediatricians, 4 pediatric nurse practitioners, and 1 on-site child psychologist. We are a founding member practice of the Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Children’s (PPOC), have staff privileges at both Boston Children’s Hospital and MGHfC, and our physicians hold academic appointments at Harvard Medical School. There are ample opportunities to participate in teaching and PPOC QI initiatives. We use the EPIC platform for patient care documentation.

We are looking for someone with excellent clinical skills and a commitment to quality, teaching, and coordination of care.  We offer very competitive salary & benefits.  

Interested candidates please send a CV and cover letter via email to:  
Elisabeth Winterkorn, MD
Medical Director
drwinterkorn@chmed.com

12/18/23 - Roslindale Pediatrics -- Behavioral Health Clinician

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

Roslindale Pediatric Associates is a dedicated, family-focused pediatric practice located in West Roxbury. We are seeking candidates for a full-time (32-40 hours per week) position to grow our team in pediatric behavioral health integration. We are proudly affiliated with the Pediatric Physician’s Organization at Children’s (PPOC).

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The successful candidate will join our clinical staff to deliver fully integrated behavioral health services to our patients. Working within our family-centered medical home, the behavioral health provider will:

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of behavioral health concerns,
  • Provide effective treatment planning, consultation, and appropriate brief interventions, to help patients successfully achieve health goals,
  • Provide assistance to patients in transitioning those requiring longer-term care to an appropriate community mental / behavioral health provider,
  • Provide consultative support to medical providers and staff,
  • Actively participate in meetings and professional development that support the practices’ integrated health care model,
  • Assist in identifying patients at risk of developing health problems, and provide preventive interventions to address the needs of these populations,
  • Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes, such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education, to improve self-management of chronic conditions,
  • Help to evolve the practices integration efforts, by identifying problems and making recommendations for improvement.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances w/ HRS & FSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan including 401k, Guaranteed 3% Safe Harbor, and Profit Sharing
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Reimbursement for professional licensure, professional liability coverage, and some other professional fees
  • Reimbursement for approved CME credits

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A Doctoral or Master’s Degree in a mental health field from an accredited graduate program and a license for independent practice in Massachusetts (Licensed Psychologist, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT) is REQUIRED.
  • Experience working with children, adolescents, and families is REQUIRED.
  • Experience in pediatric primary care or other pediatric medical setting is preferred.
  • Experience in behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, motivational interviewing, and brief, solution-focused interventions is highly desirable.
  • Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative service delivery, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and the flexibility and adaptability required to work in a fast-paced, busy medical practice.

Qualified Applicants are encouraged to forward a resume and cover letter to:  Roslindalepeds.om@chppoc.org

12/18/2023 - Roslindale Pediatrics - Clinic Administrator /Nurse Manager

Clinic Administrator / Nurse Manager

Position: Full Time Salaried Position

General Description: Roslindale Pediatrics seeks a dedicated full-time Pediatric Registered Nurse with management experience to lead and support our clinical team. This team member reports directly to the Managing Partner. This is an in-office, salaried position. The Clinic Administrator will manage the daily clinical operations and oversee employee orientation and training. Responsibilities also include coordination of our patients’ care, including preventative care and health maintenance. This candidate should be passionate about providing patient–centered care and interested in leading quality improvement efforts to better serve the clinic's pediatric patients and families.

About Roslindale Pediatrics: Roslindale Pediatrics provides high quality, compassionate, and comprehensive health care for pediatric patients and their families in a supportive and respectful environment. We are a well-established, medium sized office located in West Roxbury, MA with 7 physicians, 5 nurse practitioners and 2 behavioral health clinicians. Our patients are newborn through college age, and many families have been with our practice for generations. 

Summary of Duties:

  • Works collaboratively with the practice’s staff, including the Managing Partner and Practice Administrator, to ensure that the overall daily operations of the practice are safe, efficient, medically sound, and patient-centered.
  • Maintains standard operating procedures (SOP) and training procedures for clinical staff.
  • Engages in educational and professional development training to enhance their ability to provide effective, efficient and quality care.
  • Is responsible for interviewing, hiring and onboarding nurses and other clinical staff.
  • Oversees scheduling of clinical staff as well as the medical home care coordinator.
  • Evaluates the performance of staff nurses and medical assistants through feedback and mentoring programs to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Oversees on-site clinical laboratory (CLIA waived testing) and Maintains compliance with CLIA waived testing procedures and SOP.
  • Serves as the primary liaison between Roslindale Pediatrics and Quest labs.
  • Oversees vaccine ordering, maintenance, and administrative procedures.
  • Is responsible for ordering and maintaining inventory of medical supplies.
  • Works within the PPOC community as a representative of Roslindale Pediatrics.
  • Oversees Roslindale Pediatrics’ Medical Home Care program as a member of the NCQA Medical Home Committee.
  • Strives to identify and implement opportunities for quality improvement.
  • Attends weekly meetings with staff and management team.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances w/ HRS & FSA
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan including 401k, Guaranteed 3% Safe Harbor, and Profit Sharing
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Reimbursement for professional licensure, professional liability coverage, and some other professional fees
  • Reimbursement for approved CME credits
  • Cell Phone reimbursement

Minimum QualIfications:

  • Maintains an active RN license with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Possesses leadership and management skills.
  • Has a minimum of 3 years of management experience in a pediatric clinical setting.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Has experience with vaccine ordering and maintenance procedures.
  • Has experience with EHR, preferably EPIC EMR system.
  • Is comfortable working collaboratively as a team leader.
  • Is passionate about working directly with pediatric patients and their families.

Qualified Applicants are encouraged to forward a resume and cover letter to:  Roslindalepeds.om@chppoc.org.

12/18/2023 - Roslindale Pediatrics - Pediatric Case Manager

Job Title: Pediatric Case Manager

Reports To: Clinic Administrator

Supervises: No one

Overtime Status: Non-exempt

Job Type:  Full-Time In-Person

Roslindale Pediatrics is looking for a compassionate and organized Pediatric Case Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the coordination of both medical and non-medical services for children with special health related considerations including chronic medical conditions, socioeconomic challenges, mental health conditions, and developmental concerns. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to develop and implement care plans, coordinate appointments and services, and provide education and support to families. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children and families in a medical setting, as well as excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.

About Roslindale Pediatrics:  RPA provides high quality, compassionate, and comprehensive health care for pediatric patients and their families in a supportive and respectful environment. We are a well-established, medium sized (7 physicians, 5 nurse practitioners, and 2 behavioral health clinicians) office located in West Roxbury, MA. Our patients are newborn through college age, and many families have been with our practice for generations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a liaison between patients, their families, and treatment team.
  • Keep detailed records of all contact with children and families, as well as any other pertinent information.
  • Assist families in accessing community resources and support services.
  • Help families navigate the Special Education process.
  • Advocate for children and families within the school system and community.
  • Connect families with appropriate mental health and/or medical providers.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to the child and family.
  • Manage care plans.
  • Follow up on positive Health Needs Assessments.
  • Conduct SSRI Follow ups.
  • Follow-up on Epic messages sent by parents/providers (Behavioral health resources, updating referrals, processing referrals to the Developmental Medicine/Autism Clinic, scheduling urgent and routine appointments for parents)
  • Performing Close-the-Loop Activities for orders and referrals placed by the medical provider.
  • Send referrals to outside facilities or BCH Liaison.
  • Update referrals sent back from BCH Liaison.
  • Meet with parents who require assistance filling out forms for resources (DMH/DDS/Intakes for services)
  • Run reports for PPOC & NCQA measures.
  • Attend quarterly MHCC Longitudinal Meetings.
  • Create/Update resource lists.
  • Complete/Update PT-1 Transportation requests.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances w/ HRS & FSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan including 401k, Guaranteed 3% Safe Harbor, and Profit Sharing
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Reimbursement for professional licensure, professional liability coverage, and some other professional fees
  • Reimbursement for approved CME credits

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, nursing or related field.
  • Minimum of one year prior experience working with children and families in a clinical setting.
  • Knowledge of child development, family systems, and psychosocial issues.
  • Ability to build rapport quickly with children and families.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Cultural competence and ability to work with diverse populations, including families from ethnically diverse backgrounds and LGBTQ+ children and families.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Qualified Applicants are encouraged to forward a resume and cover letter to:  Roslindalepeds.om@chppoc.org

12/1/23: Full-time – Behavioral Health Clinician at Children's Medical Office, North Andover

Reports To: Medical Director/Practice Manager

General Description: We seek a Behavioral Health Clinician who will work on a multidisciplinary team in a pediatric primary care setting. S/he will provide behavioral health services to patients and families within the practice’s model of the medical home. The clinician will consult with medical staff in the practice on behavioral management, and help coordinate behavioral health referrals to services outside the practice. This candidate should be passionate about providing patient- centered care and should be willing to make quality improvements to best serve their pediatric patients.

Summary of Duties:

  • Provide individual and family behavioral intervention for pediatric patients ranging from toddlers to young adults in a primary care setting. 
  • Provide short-term problem-focused interventions for the majority of patients. For some patients and their families, more moderate to intermediate length treatment may be more appropriate and therapeutically beneficial. Typical issues include anxiety, depression, ADHD, family discord, and behavioral outbursts. 
  • Evaluate children with positive behavioral health screens to determine need for further diagnostic assessment and behavioral services
  • Provide consultative support to the practice’s providers
  • Provide documentation as required for approval of behavioral health services by health insurer
  • Assist with administrative tasks and oversight of the department (including ensuring compliance with insurance requirements for session notes, treatment plans, supervision, treatment authorizations, RBT requirements, etc.)
  • Engage in various educational and professional development training to enhance ability to provide effective, efficient and quality care. We also specifically ask that the provider actively participate in provider/staff training via in-house educational sessions at provider rounds to enhance coordination of care and understanding of the intersection between medical and behavioral health issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Has a Doctoral degree in psychology from an APA–accredited program (PhD or PsyD) or a Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling from a CSWE–accredited program
  • Is currently licensed in Massachusetts at the independent practice level
  • Has experience with and comfortable working on a team
  • Has a minimum of 3 years clinical experience working with children and families
  • Has an understanding of “behavioral health integration in primary care” and the “medical home”
  • Has experience with EHR (electronic health records) and an overall comfort with computers and health-related software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has experience with the EMR system Epic
  • Has experience as a case coordinator and local resources.

Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics is hiring a full-time pediatrician, posted 11/17/2023

Westwood-Mansfield Pediatric Associates has a current position available for a full-time Pediatrician.  Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics is an established practice that has been serving children and adolescents for over fifty years.  The practice services about 17,000 patients and  operates in three locations; Westwood, Mansfield and Easton Massachusetts.  All sites are about 30 minutes outside of the Boston area.

The practice is owned by six (6) Pediatricians,  employs six (6)  additional Pediatricians, six (6) Pediatric nurse practitioners, three (3) Integrated Behavioral Health Clinicians and are strengthened by  approximately 60 support staff.  The practice is professionally managed with an executive director and a team of competent department managers.

The practice operates under a Medical Home Model , is NCQA Certified and its key mission is to educate and empower families. 

The practice is affiliated with Boston Children’s Hospital and is a member of the Boston Children’s Primary Care Alliance which is a co-marketing and co-branding program between Boston Children’s and a network of primary care providers in Massachusetts. The program is designed to raise awareness of and preference for Alliance partners among patients and families in local communities.   The practice is also a member of the  Pediatric Physician’s Organization of Children’s (PPOC) which encompasses over 300 pediatricians all working together to negotiate the best payer contracts in the area.  

We utilize pediatric hospitalists,  eliminating hospital rounding.  Call averages about 2-3 nights per month (Phone only) and 1:11 weekends.  First call is staffed by Pediatric Nursing Coverage with physician as 2nd call. 

Interested candidates should send a CV by email to coneill@wmpeds.com or by mail to Carol O’Neill, Executive Director, 541 High St., Westwood, MA 02090.  Please visit our Website at www.wmpeds.com for more information about our practice.

Pediatric Health Care Associates is hiring Medical Billing Manager, posted 11/16/2023

  • Monitors coding requirements and submissions to maximize revenue and comply with regulations. Annually reviews fee schedule. Keeps up to date on laws, regulations, and healthcare trends that affect the practice’s business systems and operations.
  • Takes initiative and utilizes knowledge to problem-solve issues identified within the work queues.
  • Monitors coding and denial edits and is the resource for medical billers for coding-related matters.
  • Provide and facilitate billing and coding education to practice about coding and billing best practices
  • Collaborate with coding on charges submitted by providers to ensure charges submitted represent what providers have documented for billing compliance and to provide real-time education to improve providers' billing and documentation practices and to prevent repeat errors.
  • Review processes to help prevent unnecessary denials for registration errors, and provide statistics on quality, service, and financial performance
  • Monitors the Epic work-queue denials. Frequently monitors denial reports and trends for revenue improvements.
  • Monitor and manage customer service issues, questions and complaints until resolution
  • Researches and documents any questionable item causing the denial or underpayment of claims and makes efforts to facilitate appeal, re-bill, or seek solutions for future improvements.
  • Makes deposits and collaborates with the bookkeeper regarding managing the monthly reconciliation process.
  • Manage and lead a team of six medical billers.

Revenue Cycle Performance

  • Demonstrate proficiency in operations to achieve increased collections, optimal billing goals, and adherence to compliance rules and regulations.
  • Manages department’s medical biller daily activity and productivity when working work queues and assigned tasks by manager
  • Support medical billers with training and education on streamlining and identifying ways to work efficiently and effectively when working denials, charge reviews, and charge routers.
  • Understand the implication of each element in the revenue cycle communicate this to practice to engender an appropriate response.
  • Focus practice on issues that will positively or negatively impact financial performance by reviewing coding and billing
  • Act as an internal consultant, providing essential quality reports, and advice, and improvement recommendations to the management team and providers
  • Required to understand and communicate complex issues and changes relating to industry revenue cycle and regulatory compliance, third-party reimbursement, maintaining records of their notification, accountability, and compliance.
  • Provide updates on global coding and reimbursement practice issues. Assesses the impact of new regulations or codes from a coding, compliance, and reimbursement perspective.
  • Manage the weekly open encounter report to ensure charges are submitted timely
  • Provide vision and management expertise in guiding the complete process re-engineering of professional billing, including but not limited to:

Financial Operations

  • Create operational protocols and use statistics/metrics to determine overall performance and effectiveness, staff performance and error rates, and annual review.
  • Conduct analysis, verification, and reporting of all revenue cycle-related reconciliation processes
  • Supports the integration of new physicians into the practice by providing professional charges by CPT code and assisting in the orientation/training of physicians

Revenue Cycle Reporting

  • Proactively reviews monthly reports on accounts receivable for analysis to identify trends in denials to identify areas of improvement.
  • Provides management team with statistical reports including but not limited to professional billing-related edits, service to post-date lag time, charges held due to provider credentialing, new provider charge hold, monthly write-offs, payer rejections, and claim denials.
  • Will be required to meet with Directors regularly to build consensus on strategy; rewrite departmental procedures as a result of changes, and provide statistics on financial performance

Other

  • Establishes and develops collaborative relationships with internal staff.
  • Provide continuing education to staff and providers on an as-needed basis
  • Manage weekly staff payroll/timesheet
  • Provider updates on new providers credentialing status
  • Conform to standards of performance and conduct, including those pertaining to patient rights, so that the best possible customer service and patient care may be provided.

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(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).

Education

  • Certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) is highly desirable.

Experience

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of professional billing management experience is required.
  • 3 - 5 years of Epic Revenue cycle system experience preferred

Knowledge And Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of healthcare revenue cycle functions, including coding and billing guidelines and government payer regulations. Must have CPT coding knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of payer reimbursement and rules.
  • Experienced in auditing, training, and communicating revenue cycle regulations and concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to positively interact with a variety of personnel, including physicians and administrative and management staff.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Highly skilled experience and knowledge of Windows-based software required, including but not limited to Microsoft Windows, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Proficient skills in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data, in order to produce actionable reports and recommend improvements and solutions.
  • Possess effective oral and written skills.
  • Must be resourceful in finding the answer to any questions related to billing and coding
  • Ability to interpret and implement regulatory standards.
  • Working knowledge of Epic.
  •  Possess effective time management skills to permit handling of large workload.