Community First Health Centers

Can you imagine a career improving the quality of life for our community every single day? 

Experience it with Community First Health Centers!



Why Community First Health Centers?

Our vision is to to be recognized as an outstanding employer and provider offering comprehensive, integrated health and human services with an innovative and dynamic approach to improving the quality of life for our community.  Here are a few of the ways we are doing just that:

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Physician - Algonac & New Haven

What motivated you to becoming a physician?

Was it the drive to “help” and “make a difference”?

Then look no further….........we have an amazing opportunity just for you!!!

 

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

Community First Health Centers is busy and growing!!  In order to service our patients and community in the best way possible, we are looking for an exceptional physician to join our team at our Algonac and New Haven medical facilities.  Our Algonac office is located at 555 St. Clair River Drive right on the beautiful St. Clair River!!  Our New Haven location is conveniently located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue just north of 26 Mile Road.

Under the direction of the our Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer, your responsibility will be to provide a comprehensive, community based, family centered primary care practice consisting of internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery and gynecology.  Our approach is designed to include health maintenance and education as well as acute and chronic health care.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Physician include: 

  • Develop a personalized care plan including medical history, physical examination, diagnosis and appropriate treatment and/or referral if necessary
  • Communicate the importance of preventative medicine
  • Immunize patients against communicable diseases
  • Refer cases requiring specialized services while adhering to managed care contracts, principles and guidelines while using established/approved provider networks
  • Maintain accurate and concise documentation of all patient encounters on a timely basis
  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in provider meetings, educational programs, current literature and professional conferences
  • Other duties as assigned/requested

 

 

 

You would be a great fit for Community First Health Centers if you have:

  • Doctoral degree of medicine or osteopathy from an approved medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Michigan
  • Family practice or internal medicine/pediatric board certification
  • DEA license
  • BLS certification
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to establish nurturing relationships with ease

 

Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Attractive productivity & quality incentive model
  • Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS MI with low premiums
  • 100% Company Paid;
    • Dental Coverage
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Malpractice coverage assistance
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Allowance for license renewals, applications for privileges and professional membership
  • Allowance for cell phone
  • Federal & State Student Loan Repayment programs
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

 

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dental Hygienist

 

Are you looking for an amazing new adventure with an organization committed to “making a difference”??

Are you committed to providing excellent customer service in every interaction??

Then look no further…...

Community First Health Centers is preparing to open our own dental operation at our New Haven medical facility.  This dental office is scheduled to open in January and we are looking for an exceptional Dental Hygienist as we build our team!!

Under the supervision of the Dental Practice Manager, you'll perform assessments of oral health to recognize health and disease(s), provide treatment and assist patients in maintaining a healthy mouth in collaboration with the dental team.  This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Dental Hygienist may include: 

  • Ability to build rapport with patient(s), paying attention to detail and providing excellent customer service through positive, professional interaction
  • Review and document patient dental history accurately and in detail as well as any current issues/concerns in EMR
  • Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease or possible cancers, including sores, recessed & bleeding gums and oral lesions
  • Follow through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the Dentist; procedures may include prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatment(s) and/or protective sealant(s)
  • Ability to apply anesthetics as needed and/or administer nitrous sedation
  • Knowledge and use of film and/or radiograph; ability to take impressions
  • Light general office assistance including unlocking doors, turning on equipment, stocking supplies and/or disinfecting treatment room(s)
  • Participate in quality improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned

 

You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  •  Associates and/or Bachelors degree from a Dental Hygienist school/program
  • Active Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) license required
  • Current certification to administer Local Anesthetic & Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups
  • Computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification 

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.


Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS MI with low premiums
  • 100% Company Paid;
    • Dental Coverage
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

 

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer


Dental Assistant

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization committed to “making a difference”??

Are you committed to providing excellent customer service in every interaction??

Then look no further…...

Community First Health Centers is preparing to open our own dental operation at our New Haven medical facility.  This dental office is scheduled to open in January and we are looking for an exceptional Dental Assistant as we build our team!!

Under the supervision of the Dental Practice Manager, you'll support the dental operations by preparing treatment room(s), preparing patient(s) for treatment, maintaining all instrument(s) and material(s) and assisting with any other aspect of the dental operation.  This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Dental Assistant may include: 

  • Set and reset patient room(s) timely
  • Greet and seat patient(s) timely
  • Ability to build rapport with patient(s), paying attention to detail and providing excellent customer service through positive, professional interaction
  • Review and document patient dental history accurately and in detail as well as any current issues/concerns in EMR
  • Assist chair side following Dentist directives
  • Provide patient support to minimize stressors of receiving care
  • Proficient with dental films including panoramic
  • Patient education
  • Light general office assistance including unlocking doors, turning on equipment, stocking supplies and/or disinfecting treatment room(s)
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

  

You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate of completion from a recognized Dental Assistant program
  • Active Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) credential
  • Active Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) credential
  • General dentistry experience preferred; 1 years
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification

 

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port HuronWhile our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

 

Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS MI with low premiums
  • 100% Company Paid;
    • Dental Coverage
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer


Custodian


 

Are you looking for an opportunity with an amazing organization??

Are you detail oriented, dedicated and dependable??

Then look no further…...

 Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

We are currently looking for two (2) Custodian(s) to join our team at our New Haven medical facility on a part time basis.  The ideal candidate for this role will be a motivated team player.  Under the supervision of the Practice Manager, you'll perform all cleaning and some maintenance functions of the entire New Haven medical facility.  Our New Haven medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Custodian may include: 

  • Completing daily cleaning schedule including dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, moping, wiping down all surfaces in offices and restrooms while collecting/disposing of all trash
  • Completing monthly deep cleaning schedule including wiping down of all walls, stairwells, windows, ledges, etc.
  • Laundering of mop heads and cleaning towels
  • Safely and effectively using cleaning products and equipment as necessary
  • Perform basic maintenance functions as needed
  • Monitor and report equipment concerns/malfunctions to supervisor
  • Arm/disarm medical facility security system with minimal assistance
  • Attend and participate in meetings and quality improvement activities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous custodial/janitorial experience required – at least one year
  • Experience with healthcare cleaning preferred
  • Familiar with OSHA requirements and regulations
  • Flexible and dependable with the ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups when necessary
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification

Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Vacation time
  • Professional growth/cross training opportunities available
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Outreach & Enrollment Specialist - New Haven

 


Are you looking for an amazing opportunity a growing organization?

Do you want to “making a difference”??

Do you find fulfillment in helping others??

Then look no further…...

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

We currently have an Outreach & Enrollment Specialist opportunity available at our New Haven medical facility.  The ideal candidate for this role will be enthusiastic, motivated and a team player.  Under the supervision of the Practice Manager, you will act as an advocate and a resource for the Community First Health Centers population in need of health care services.  This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.  The possibility exists to venture out into our local communities to provide outreach and enrollment services to community partners and/or referral sources to build our patient base.

Daily responsibilities of our Outreach & Enrollment Specialist may include: 

  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services and activities
  • Provide outreach education (Program Awareness) to community groups, businesses of services, contacts and/or any other referral source with all applicable information/educational materials available
  • Contact local collaborative partners to develop joint efforts for the outreach program; maintain a resource list of referral services/sources
  • Recruit, verify eligibility and enroll new clients with accurate and complete information/documentation obtained
  • Enter all client information/documentation into EMR and/or tracking worksheet
  • Verification of health benefits
  • Work collaboratively/report required data to any necessary internal/external entity
  • Continuously monitor and review basics of the Affordable Care Act; assist/complete client enrollment as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of Michigan’s Medicaid benefits enrollment process; assist/complete client enrollment as needed
  • Educate and promote Community Awareness programs as directed/needed
  • Participate in quality improvement activities
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and/or conferences as needed and approved; for professional development and on behalf of Community First Health Centers
  • Other duties as assigned

 You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • College coursework towards a degree in health/human services; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working with a diverse population; specifically those in need/with limited resources
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification 

 

Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS MI with low premiums
  • 100% Company Paid;
    • Dental Coverage
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

 

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Outreach & Eligibility Specialist - Homeless Health Care

 

  

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization committed to “making a difference”??

Do you have a strong work ethic with a desire to help those most in need?

Then look no further…...

 

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

 

We currently have an Outreach & Eligibility Specialist opportunity available at our New Haven medical facility under our Homeless Healthcare service line.  The ideal candidate for this role will be enthusiastic, motivated and a team player.  Under the supervision of the Homeless Healthcare Director, you will act as an advocate and a resource for the Community First Health Centers homeless population in need of services.  This position is responsible for the full cycle outreach and eligibility including initial screening to ensure eligibility requirements are met, completion of enrollment process, referral coordination and follow-up.  This position will be housed out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue but is predominately in the field working with community partners and building our patient base.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Outreach & Eligibility Specialist may include: 

  • Promote and maintain awareness of Agency programs, services and activities
  • Contact local collaborative partners to develop joint efforts for the outreach and enrollment program; maintain a resource list of referral services/sources
  • Conduct education sessions as scheduled with all applicable information/educational material available
  • Engage clients in a variety of ways including face to face interactions, responding to referrals from collaborative partners including shelters, jails, family members, schools and/or community resources while linking the client to appropriate services (medical, psychological, social, etc.) as needed
  • Conduct resource searches/advocate for clients with special needs
  • Recruit, verify eligibility and enroll new clients with accurate and complete information/documentation obtained; goals will be established
  • Verification of health benefits
  • Entering all client information/documentation into EMR and/or tracking worksheets within 24 hours
  • Work collaboratively with providers/management for scheduling
  • Continuously monitor and review basics of the Affordable Care Act; assist/complete client enrollment as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of Michigan’s Medicaid benefits enrollment process; assist/complete client enrollment as needed
  • Educate and assist/complete application for our sliding fee program with clients
  • Coordinate client transportation when needed
  • Work collaboratively/report required data to any necessary internal/external entity including UDS reporting, in-kind, billing approvals, etc.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned

You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • College coursework towards a degree in health/human services; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working with a diverse population; specifically those in need/with limited resources
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification

Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS MI with low premiums
  • 100% Company Paid;
    • Dental Coverage
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs 

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Behavioral Health Case Manager

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization committed to “making a difference”??

Do you have a strong work ethic with a desire to help those most in need?

Then look no further…...

 

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

We currently have a Behavioral Health Case Manager opportunity available at our New Haven medical facility under our Homeless Healthcare & Behavioral Health service line.  The ideal candidate for this role will be dedicated, detailed and a team player.  Under the supervision of the Homeless Healthcare & Behavioral Health Program Manager, will provide comprehensive case management services and support for self advocacy, communication, assessment, networking, facilitation of services, education, training and self development to improve patients quality of life and ability to function within the community.  This position will be housed out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue but time needs to be spent at each location (New Haven, Algonac & Port Huron) and in the field working with community partners and building our patient base.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Behavioral Health Case Manager may include: 

  • Promote and maintain awareness of agency programs, services and activities
  • Develop and maintain a detailed plan of action to meet patient needs, set goals and uncover resources
  • Complete all insurance pre-authorization(s) for service(s)
  • Collaboration with and development of referral sources, community resource(s) and providers of ancillary services on behalf of patient(s) and Agency
  • Advocates and provides options for support and services as needed through external agencies; seeks out and develops community resources to meet the needs of assigned individuals
  • Complete patient clinical orientation, all follow up and tracking/monitoring of our Vivitrol Program
  • Responsible for proper management of patient case load
  • Responding to patients most urgent needs timely, assess, appraisal of the situation and listen to their concerns/needs
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention with the ability to respond when needed
  • Maintenance of accurate and detailed comprehensive client records including progress, calls and referrals according to Agency standards and policies
  • Participates in quality improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned


You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  • Registered Nurse (RN), Master of Social Work(MSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Bachelors and/or Master Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Human Services
  • 3-5 years of field experience
  • Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License in good standing
  • Reliable transportation with current auto insurance
  • Experience with an EMR system with above average computer proficiency
  • Experience working with a diverse population; specifically those in need/with limited resources
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification


Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS MI with low premiums
  • 100% Company Paid;
    • Dental Coverage
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

 

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lactation Consultant - IBCLC

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization committed to “making a difference”??

Do you enjoy helping and coaching others about breastfeeding?

Then look no further…...

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

We currently have a Lactation Consultant opportunity available at our New Haven medical facility within our WIC department.  The ideal candidate for this role will be familiar with WIC Services, have the ability to build relationships easily and be a great communicator.  We service a large Spanish speaking population so being bilingual would be very valuable.  This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.

 

Daily responsibilities of our Lactation Consultant may include: 

  •  Promote breastfeeding to WIC clients
  • Provide information and education to WIC clients on breastfeeding including support, benefit as well as overcoming and preventing barriers
  • Conduct breastfeeding assessments and develop care plans for complex cases
  • Work directly with those complex cases to overcome barriers; refer mothers to medical professionals when necessary
  • Assist with content development for classes and educational materials
  • Mentor WIC staff members; train all WIC staff members at least twice annually
  • Provide lactation orientation to new WIC staff members
  • Assist with outreach activities and make presentations to groups/individuals as needed
  • Assist with recommendations on breast pump orders
  • Assist with goals and objectives for annual WIC Nutrition Services Plan
  • Keep accurate records in the MI-WIC system of all contact/follow up with WIC clients
  • Attend and participate in required continuing education, meeting(s) and/or in-service(s) as required
  • Participation in Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual preferred; Spanish
  • IBCLC credential
  • Experience with breastfeeding information, assessments and consultations – at least 2 years
  • Training, education and/or experience will be taken into consideration
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification


Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance option through BCBS MI even though part time
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs
  • Annual performance evaluations with merit based increases

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization committed to “making a difference”??

Then look no further…...

Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center.  We have been providing health care services through our nation’s health center program since 1975.  We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron.  While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice.  Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community.  Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a “patient first” atmosphere with exceptional customer service.

We currently have a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor opportunity available at our New Haven medical facility within our WIC department.  The ideal candidate for this role will be familiar with WIC Services, have the ability to build relationships easily and be a great communicator.  We service a large Spanish speaking population so being bilingual would be very valuable.  This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.

Daily responsibilities of our Breastfeeding Peer Counselor may include: 

  • Promote breastfeeding to WIC clients
  • Provide basic information to WIC clients on breastfeeding including support, benefit as well as overcoming and preventing barriers
  • Identify and refer those difficult cases to WIC Coordinator and/or CPA/CLS/IBCLC
  • Work through WIC caseload of those pregnant and/or breastfeeding; reach out via phone periodically to see how experience is progressing
  • Assist with teaching WIC breastfeeding classes and/or support groups
  • Educate WIC clients on breast pumping including use, assembly, milk storage  and/or cleaning
  • Keep accurate records in the MI-WIC system of all contact/follow up with WIC clients
  • Assist with the selection and ordering of breastfeeding educational materials
  • Attend and participate in required continuing education, meeting(s) and/or in-service(s) as required
  • Participation in Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

 You would be a great fit for Community First Health Center if you have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual preferred; Spanish
  • Experience with breastfeeding; have breastfed at least one baby for more than six (6) months
  • Familiarity with WIC services; current or former WIC client preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification

Why work for Community First Health Centers

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance option through BCBS MI even though part time
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs
  • Annual performance evaluations with merit based increases

Interested in exploring this opportunity further??

Please contact Christi Romero – HR Director; (810) 794-4982 ext. 150

 

Equal Opportunity Employer