Why live here?

Why work here?

"I tell anyone who asks me I work here because I love this job, I love the hours, I love the patient interaction, I enjoy weekends off, I enjoy the sliding fee that helps those with no insurance, I love my providers and coworkers, and admin is always willing to listen and help."
MHHC Employee
"I take pride in our ability to provide care to people that would otherwise not have access to healthcare or be able to afford it. We are so rural here and resources are very limited. We reach people here at this small clinic that no one else would reach. I actually feel like I am making a difference in people's lives and health!"
MHHC Employee
  • Weekends Off

  • 8 – Paid Holidays Off

  • Evenings Off

  • Loan Reimbursement

  • Generous PTO

  • Work Life Balance

Missouri Highlands Health Care is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving the uninsured and underserved patients of Southeast Missouri.
Missouri Highlands Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Submit resume to the Human Resources Manager, Missouri Highlands Health Care, PO Box 157, Ellington, MO 63638. For further assistance, you may call 573-663-2313 or 1-877-648-6934. Fax resumes to: 573-663-2441
 
Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Medical Provider Open Positions:

Enjoy the Beauty of the Mark Twain National Forrest and the Ozark Scenic Riverways—Right in your Back Yard. Live in one of Missouri’s most beautiful areas! If you enjoy kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, hiking, climbing, hunting, mountain biking, camping or just being outside, then this is the place for you. Don’t just have weekend outings, but be able to do this every day as it’s right in your back yard.

  • 22,000 acre recreational lake
  • 350 mile, nationally ranked hiking trail
  • 80,000 acres of spring fed rivers and caves

 If you need to access to an international airport, professional sports and a major metro area of 2 million plus people, that is close too, with 2 different options, both only 2.5 hours away.

We are seeking full or part time Physicians for our medical clinics in:

  • Pilot Knob
  • Ellington
  • Eminence
  • Viburnum
  • Van Buren
  • Doniphan
  • Poplar Bluff

We have a generous paid time off package, 401K, FTCA malpractice, continuing education allowance, and partial employer paid medical insurance.

You may also qualify for the National Health Service Corp Loan Repayment program! 

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking an OB/GYN to expand our newly opened Women’s Clinic in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Be a Part of this Federally Qualified Health Center’s Team and Make a Difference!

Missouri Highlands Health Care is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving the uninsured and under-served patients in 7 counties of rural Southeast Missouri.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Provides direct patient care to ambulatory patients and inpatients, if applicable.
  •  Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical histories, reports, and examination results.
  •  Treat diseases of female organs.
  •  Care for and treat women during prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods.
  • Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients’ health and deliver babies safely.
  • Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Prepare government and organizational reports on birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or the medical status of individuals.
  • May provide professional oversight for advanced practice nurses’ collaborative practice agreements.
  • Serves as a resource for consultation and referral for providers from other disciplines.
  • Ensures continuity of care for services for inpatient admissions.
  • Initiates and supports efforts to promote wellness concepts and self-responsibility for health.

Applications can be obtained on our website at www.mohigh.org. Submit resume to the Human Resources Manager, Missouri Highlands Health Care, P.O. Box 157, Ellington, MO 63638. For further assistance, you may call 573-663-2313. Fax resumes to 573-663-2441. Missouri Highlands Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking a CNM/FNP to join our team!

The CNM/FNP will improve access to risk-appropriate care in the area, serving as a maternal health provider via telehealth connection with MHHC primary care clinics to provide increased access to obstetric specialty care in the region. They will also assist patient appointments utilizing the telehealth connection with SSM Health Perinatal Center to ensure access to MFM specialists in the region. They will also oversee health care plans incorporating at-home monitoring. If you have the heart and desire to improve the maternal and neonatal outcomes in Southeast Missouri, then join our team!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Master’s Degree or DNP from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Missouri

• A National Certification from the American Midwifery Certification Board

• Experience in practice and in serving patients from low-income economic status

• Active or Associate privileges at a local hospital

• Demonstrated professional commitment to providing services to medically under-served persons

• A compassionate and empathetic nature and ability to work with women of all ages and races.

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

• Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software

• Adequate vision, sight, speech and hearing to meet core duties of the position. Ability to reach, stoop, walk, and lift 25 pounds

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a full time Pediatrician for our clinics in:

  • Poplar Bluff

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A Pediatrician, or Children’s Doctor, is responsible for the medical care of babies and children typically up to the age of 21, and can include physical and psychological disorders and diseases, delivers ambulatory care services and inpatient services, if applicable. Participates in quality improvement activities. Assumes responsibility for delivery of services consistent with community standards. Participates in the development of the health care plan; makes recommendations in regards to health services/programs to be offered, delivery sites, and hours of operation.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

· Graduate of an accredited school of medicine and licensed as a physician in the State of Missouri

· Board-certified or Board Eligible

· Experience in practice and in serving patients from low-income economic status

· In depth knowledge of children epidemiology and infectious diseases

· Active listener, patient and calm

· Current knowledge of drugs/medication appropriate for children and their side-effects

· Active or Associate privileges at a local hospital

· Demonstrated professional commitment to providing services to medically under-served persons

· Experience in practice and in serving patients from low-income economic status

· Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

· Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software

· Adequate vision, sight, speech and hearing to meet core duties of the position.

· Ability to reach, stoop, walk, and lift 25 pounds

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Delivery of Medical Care –

· Provides direct patient care to ambulatory patients and inpatients, if applicable.

· May provide professional oversight for advanced practice nurses’ collaborative practice agreements.

· Serves as a resource for consultation and referral for providers from other disciplines.

· Ensures continuity of care for services for inpatient admissions.

· Record medical histories and examine young people from birth to twenty-one years of age; order diagnostic tests and interpret results to help determine medical condition.

· Discuss test results and explain treatments or medical procedures with patients and family members.

· Recommend and manage treatment, medication, therapy, vaccinations and additional specialized medical care to prevent or treat diseases, injuries and illnesses; monitor progress and conditions and revise treatments as needed.

· Advise and educate patients, parents and members of the community in regards to activity, diet, hygiene and other disease prevention methods.

· Participate in after hours call rotation.

 

Management of Quality of Medical Care:

· Participates in the development of a quality improvement system incorporating process and quality outcome indicators.

· Participates in development and maintenance of medical care protocols and procedures.

· Participates in quality improvement studies.

· Participates in review of patient satisfaction surveys and in resolving patient complaints.

 

Operational Efficiency of Organization:

· Participates in utilization management and risk management activities.

· Supports diagnostic and E&M coding accuracy, adherence with the corporate compliance plan, attainment of productivity targets, and claims preparation for third party reimbursement.

 

Administrative Activities:

· Participates in strategic planning process for the Center.

· Participates in development of health care plan to support grant applications.

· Participates in recruiting providers.

· Attends at least 50% of the pertinent provider meetings. May attend other specialty practice meetings.

· Participates in the development of the medical expense budget and supports delivery of services within budgetary guidelines.

· Participates in information system planning.

· Assists in development of clinical staffing plans.

Community Outreach:

· May commit professional time to community service activities on behalf of the Center.

· Serves as participant in any planned fundraising activities.

 

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

· Assumes responsibility for quality of medical services rendered to patients.

· Provides professional perspective and direction in development of the health care plan, and strategic plan for the Center.

· Contributes insight to assure alliance of organizational mission with needs of medically under-served community.

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire an FNP for our clinic(s) in:

  • Ellington
  • Doniphan

I. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Overall concern is to carry out the goals and objectives of Missouri Highlands Health Care, as determined by the Board of Directors by providing health care services within their scope of knowledge, training and skills, to the population of individuals within the service area.

II. QUALIFICIATIONS

Degree from an accredited nursing school and successfully written the RN licensure exam. Two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse. Graduate of a certified State or Nationally approved Nurse Practitioner program, and preferably certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

III. SUPERVISION

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible to the Medical Director and/or Clinical Director with secondary responsibilities to the Chief Executive Officer and Missouri Highlands Health Care, Board of Directors.

IV. FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Provides clinical management for clinic patients on site or off site, including health supervision of uncomplicated illness, including chronic illness, persons with minor accidents and anticipatory guidance.

B. Elicits and records health histories for individuals and families in a systematic and succinct form and critically evaluates and documents the findings in the patient’s chart.

C. Assumes responsibility for health surveillance relevant to health teaching to promote optimal physical and mental health to prevent illness and establish a Wellness mode.

D. Must show proficiency in computer skills, as MHHC utilizes EMR exclusively for patient charting and billing.

E. Supervises, as deemed necessary, allied health personnel when appropriate to complete above objectives.

F. Uses sound judgment in deciding which persons can be served by the Nurse Practitioner and which should be referred either to physicians for differential medical diagnosis or to other community resources.

G. Collaborates with other professional staff members, physicians and other health professionals in devising improved and ongoing ways to deliver quality primary health care.

H. Any other duties as assigned by the Medical Director, Board of Directors, or Chief Executive Officer of Missouri Highlands Health Care.

I. Participates actively in development, approval and implementation of sound protocols under which the Nurse Practitioners function. Follows said protocols when providing health care services to individuals seeking care.

J. Participates in CME in order to say abreast of current trends in health care delivery, expansion of personal skills ad knowledge and enhancement of services provided through the organization.

V. EVALUATION

The Nurse Practitioner will be evaluated yearly using input from the Medical Director, Medical Staff and Chief Executive Officer.

VI. SALARY RANGE

The salary range is based on years of experience, knowledge, skills, training, certification, relevance to the needs of Missouri Highlands Health Care, and prevailing scale at the time of employment.

Nursing - CMA - Care Manager Open Positions:

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a full time LPN for our busy Women’s Clinic located in Poplar Bluff, MO.
Clinical setting experience is preferred.
 
LPN must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
• Recording patient medical history in electronic medical record
• Assisting physician with medical treatment, exams, and medical procedures
• Taking vitals
• Lab draws and lab tests
• Performing EKG’s
• Performing X-ray’s (Experience preferred, but not recommended, will train onsite)
• Administer medication and immunizations
• Process medication refill requests
 
Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking Certified Medical Assistants for clinic locations:

  • Poplar Bluff
  • Doniphan 
  • Naylor
  • Viburnum

The Medical Assistant will perform nursing duties, under the supervision of the physician, nurse practitioner or registered nurse, such as, but not limited to: 

• Execution of standing orders for medication refills, order needed tests and provide routine preventative services; 

• Placing patients in exam rooms and recording vital signs, current complaints and pertinent history;

 • Assisting the provider in treatment of patients; 

• Providing patient education; 

• Preparing exam rooms and instruments, as appropriate to anticipated utilization; 

• Cleaning common office space and treatment areas, as necessary; 

• Assisting in office hour emergencies to keep communications open; 

• Keeping inventory and preparing purchase requisitions for submission to purchasing agent for needed supplies; 

• Striving to learn other ancillary duties, such as X-Ray techniques, laboratory procedures and, if necessary, some billing procedures; 

• Relieving and assisting the receptionist in receiving patients and calls, when needed; 

• Performing all other duties, as required. 

Clinic Operations currently are Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-2pm and Sunday 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Work schedule will be alternative.

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Healthcare is looking to hire a medical scribe for our clinic(s) in:
  • Poplar Bluff ( Women’s Clinic )
  • Naylor 
  • Piedmont
  • Doniphan 

A scribe’s core responsibility is to capture accurate and detailed documentation (handwritten, electronic, or otherwise) of the encounter in a timely manner. Scribes are not permitted to make independent decisions or translations while capturing or entering information into the health record or EHR beyond what is directed by the provider. Scribes are responsible for capturing medical information at the point of care which allows the provider to focus on bedside manner and provide hands-on, attentive, face-to-face care that increases both patient and provider satisfaction. The general duties of a scribe may vary and can include:

  • The Medical Scribe will assist the provider in navigating the EHR.
  • The Medical Scribe must be able to locate information for review (i.e., previous notes, reports, test results, and laboratory results)
  • The Medical Scribe must respond to various messages as directed by the provider.
  • The Medical Scribe will enter information into the EHR as directed by the provider.
  • The Medical Scribe will research information requested by the provider.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The Medical Scribe must have high school education or GED equivalent.
  • The Medical Scribe must be motivated to serve the needs of the provider and perform services to benefit Missouri Highlands Health Care.
  • The Medical Scribe must possess reading and verbal skills necessary to understand and communicate requests given by the provider.
  • The Medical Scribe must possess a clean and neat appearance and good hygiene habits.

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking a Registered Nurse Care Manager to add to our team for our PCHH program in:

  • Doniphan
  • Piedmont
  • Poplar Bluff 

A Nurse Care Manager is an integral part of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team with their primary role being to coordinate and manage the care of vulnerable patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strong professional level of knowledge and comprehensive clinical assessment skills in the adult population and chronic disease management
  • Maintains current CPR Certification
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Coordinate and monitor the quality of health assistant services.
  • Coordinate and monitor provision of medical services.
  • Assist providers with direct patient care.
  • Keep patients records; complete appropriate forms and reports. Provide appropriate documentation. Adhere to patient confidentiality.
  • Provide health education and counsel patients and family members in provider instructions and treatment program. Coordinate nursing care plans with other team members.
  • Provide population health to our patients to improve the health of an entire human population.
  • Coordinate with case manager the referral of high-risk patients and families for special services, team management, and track the patient’s referral (i.e.) abnormal lab results.
  • Observe sign and symptoms, document and report reactions of the treatment to the provider.
  • Perform other duties
  • as assigned.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking a Registered Nurse Care Manager with High Risk Diabetic experience to add to our team! This can be in Poplar Bluff or Doniphan.

A Nurse Care Manager is an integral part of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team with their primary role being to coordinate and manage the care of vulnerable patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strong professional level of knowledge and comprehensive clinical assessment skills in the adult population and chronic disease management
  • Maintains current CPR Certification
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Coordinate and monitor the quality of health assistant services.
  • Coordinate and monitor provision of medical services.
  • Assist providers with direct patient care.
  • Keep patients records; complete appropriate forms and reports. Provide appropriate documentation. Adhere to patient confidentiality.
  • Provide health education and counsel patients and family members in provider instructions and treatment program. Coordinate nursing care plans with other team members.
  • Provide population health to our patients to improve the health of an entire human population.
  • Coordinate with case manager the referral of high-risk patients and families for special services, team management, and track the patient’s referral (i.e.) abnormal lab results.
  • Observe sign and symptoms, document and report reactions of the treatment to the provider.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a LPN for our clinic(s) in:

  • Doniphan
  • Poplar Bluff
  • Naylor ( School Based Program)

LPN must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:
• Recording patient medical history in electronic medical record
• Assisting physician with medical treatment, exams, and medical procedures
• Taking vitals
• Lab draws and lab tests
• Performing EKG’s
• Performing X-ray’s (Experience preferred, but not recommended, will train onsite)
• Administer medication and immunizations
• Process medication refill requests
Missouri Highlands Health Care is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving the uninsured and underserved patients of Southeast Missouri. MHHC offers an excellent benefit package and 401K. Missouri Highlands Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a full time LPN to FLOAT our 12 medical clinics in Southeast Missouri. Mileage is reimbursed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care offers an excellent PTO package including 31 days of paid time off (pto), as well as 8 paid holidays. Work 10 months but be paid for 12!

Clinical setting experience is preferred. LPN must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Recording patient medical history in electronic medical record
  • Assisting physician with medical treatment, exams, and medical procedures
  • Taking vitals
  • Lab draws and lab tests
  • Performing EKG’s
  • Performing X-ray’s (Experience preferred, but not recommended, will train onsite)
  • Administer medication and immunizations
  • Process medication refill requests

Missouri Highlands Health Care is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving the uninsured and underserved patients of Southeast Missouri. MHHC offers an excellent benefit package and 401K. Missouri Highlands Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are  available if needed.

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Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a RN for our medical Clinic(s) in:

  • Ellington
  • Poplar Bluff 

 

  1. POSITION IDENTIFICATION

The RN will be directly supervised by the Clinic Manager.

Perform the duties required to coordinate and monitor provision of medical services in a professional manner for each individual patient.

 

  1. RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Coordinate and monitor the quality of health assistant services.
  2. Coordinate and monitor provision of medical services.
  3. Assist providers with direct patient care.
  4. Triage walk-in and call-in clients as appropriate for patient care and safety.
  5. Keep patients records; complete appropriate forms and reports. Provide appropriate documentation. Adhere to patient confidentiality.
  6. Provide health education and counsel patients and family members in provider instructions and treatment program. Coordinate nursing care plans with other team members.
  7. Coordinate with case manager the referral of high-risk patients and families for special services, team management, and track the patient’s referral (i.e.) abnormal lab results.
  8. Observe sign and symptoms, document and report reactions of the treatment to the provider.
  9. Provide population health to our patients to improve thehealthof an entire human     population.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  1. A graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Licensed as RN in the State of Missouri.
  2. Prefer three (3) years as an RN in community clinic, public health nursing, and/or
  3. hospital setting; including dispensing sample drugs and monitoring effects
  4. Good computer skills including the use of word processing and e-mail software.
  5. Good oral and verbal communication skills.
  6. Good organizational and self-motivation skills.
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  8. Ability to motivate and educate clients and staff.
  9. Maintain a professional appearance.

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Dental Clinic Open Positions:

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a part-time and/or full-time Dentist for our clinics in:

  • Ellington
  • Piedmont

Missouri Highlands Health Care is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center that also offers the benefit of loan repayment for qualified individuals through the National Health Service Corps. For more information regarding the eligibility for loan repayment through NHSC please visit https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/ .

All interested candidates can contact the Human Resources Manager at 573-663-2313 to setup a meeting or conference call to discuss the details of the position.

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

We are looking for a qualified, experienced individual with a background in healthcare. Medical terminology and electronic medical record experience is preferred. 

Candidate must be able to multi-task with duties that include: Intake and registration, answering a busy telephone, scheduling, and sharp clerical skills. Team player in all aspects of a busy office. 

Applicant must maintain strictest confidentiality; adhering to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations. 

Some duties include: 

  • Greets patients/parents in polite, prompt, helpful matter and provides any necessary instructions/directions. 
  • Answers telephone. 
  • Obtains and enters new patient demographics; updates patient information, on every office visit, in the computer system to maintain accuracy for billing. 
  • Obtains insurance information; may require verification by contacting insurance companies. 
  • Collects all co-pays and balances, as required by office policies. 
  • Understands and can apply payments to balances. 
  • Reviews all forms for accuracy and completion according to office policies prior to accepting.

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Reception - Admin - Other Open Positions:

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking a Community Health Worker for the following clinic locations:

  • Annapolis & Van Buren 

Travel is required.

Community Health Worker (CHW) roles are designed to improve access to care, increase knowledge, prevent disease, and improve select health outcomes for populations. Community Health Worker’s activities are tailored to meet the unique needs of their communities. CHW’s will work closely with medical providers, primary care teams, and other agencies to improve patient care and outcomes.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Any combination of 3 years health/social services experience and/or education

• Verifiable good driving record and reliable transportation

• Background check and fingerprinting

• Completion and passing of Community Health Certification within 6 months of date of hire

Per CMS guidelines, all MHHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an exemption on file by March 15, 2022. Exemption requests are available if needed.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is looking for 5 people to fulfill the role as a medical clinic call center operator and scheduler. These employees will answer and assist all incoming telephone calls with the utmost courtesy and efficiency.

Located in Poplar Bluff, MO

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to handle high volume phone calls with a pleasant, polite, welcoming and cheerful attitude.
  • Direct phone communication with patients regarding scheduling, canceling, and rescheduling appointments.
  • Welcomes patients on the telephone; Listen to the caller and assist the caller answering or referring inquiries.
  • Schedule appointment with the providers according to practice and provider standards.
  • Enter patient demographics, insurance information and reason for appointment into the system accurately.
  • Enter messages and notes on all patient calls into the EMR system accurately.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must possess excellent verbal communication and verbal comprehension.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills to effectively cross reference multiple provider schedules
  • Must be able to type, with accuracy and efficiently
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible, multi-task well
  • Excellent time management
  • Experience in a medical office preferred, but not required.

Required education:

  • High school or GED

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking a Custodian for our Clinic(s) in:

  •  Piedmont & Ellington (Part- time)
  • Doniphan & Naylor (Full time) 

Duties to include:

  • perform daily cleaning procedures in accordance with Organization specifications
  • supplies included
  • Cleaning will take place once clinics close, usually after 4:00pm.

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English as to be understood effectively by another individual.
  • Ability to recognize hazards and follow appropriate protective equipment measures, read and understand MSDS sheets, and communicate with coworkers as to such.
  • Must be able to lift/carry a maximum of 50 pounds, push/pull a maximum of 50 pounds, stand, sit, bend and walk for extended periods of time.

Missouri Highlands Health Care is seeking to hire a Community Health Worker for our Central Office in Ellington.

 

SUMMARY: Community Health Worker (CHW) roles communities vary depending on the sector in which they work social services or health care.   The purpose is to educate patients/community with the goal of mitigating the transmission of COVID and increase COVID vaccinations.  Community Health Worker’s activities are tailored to meet the unique needs of their communities. CHW’s will work closely with medical providers, primary care teams, and other agencies to improve patient care and outcomes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assuring that people access the coverage and services they need.
  • Managing care and care transitions for vulnerable populations;
  • Providing culturally appropriate health education on topics related to COVID and chronic disease prevention, physical activity and nutrition, and cultural competence;
  • Advocating for underserved individuals to receive appropriate services;
  • CHW’s give informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors
  • CHW’s advocate for individual and community health needs
  • Provide education about COVID risk reduction
  • Provide information and referrals to vaccine sites while matching individuals to private, state, or non-profit resources. 
  • Provide education on COVID mitigation including referrals for vaccines and resources to improve their health especially if they have existing underlying health conditions.
  • Partner with LPHA (county/city health department) and other community partners on disease mitigation and education to reduce COVID disease burden
  • Education in the community on COVID mitigation and assist patients in improving chronic disease control to reduce their risk of severe COVID disease/outcomes.
  • Reporting on community education efforts, vaccinations/testing efforts, and chronic disease control efforts such as referrals to disease self-management education programs/Lifestyle Education Programs.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Excellent presentation performance skills
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Cultural competence of the areas they are serving
  • Possess patience and professionalism

Requirements:

  • CHWs need to obtain the pandemic preparedness training within the first month of hire (online training that is on-demand)
  • CHW Completion of Formal CHW course within first 6-9 months
  • CHW credentialing offered to CHW within first 6-9 months

 

Behavioral Health Open Positions:

MISSOURI HIGHLANDS
HEALTH CARE

JOB DESCRIPTION –
EXEMPT

LICENSED
PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR

 

 JOB SUMMARY:

The Licensed Professional Counselor
reports to the Behavioral Health Director. 
Under general supervision and with latitude for independent judgment.
The Licensed Professional Counselor is a part of the
person centered integrated care team and provides direct and indirect services
to persons served in both the primary care and behavioral health setting.

JOB OBJECTIVES:

1.     
Work cooperatively with MHHC’s providers and
personnel to carry out the goals and objectives of MHHC, according to
established policies and procedures.

  1. Will treat others respectfully
    whether it is a patient, fellow employee, member of management, customer,
    vendor or visitor to our premises.
  2. Assess and evaluate clinical
    symptoms, developmental and personality disorders, severity of
    psychosocial stressors and global functioning and address medical
    conditions as they affect patients’ functioning.
  3. Plan treatment based on the
    individual client’s needs and resources and on clinic and community
    resources.
  4. Coordinate professionals involved in
    patient care to insure interdisciplinary collaboration and continuity of
    services.
  5. Provide comprehensive and current
    knowledge of community resources for supplementary treatment of clients
    and make referrals, which adequately and appropriately utilize these
    resources.  Is available for
    consultation with other clinic staff regarding community resources.
  6. Provide a continuum of short- and
    long-term psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and
    groups, based on individualized treatment plans.
  7. Function as an integral part of a
    multidisciplinary department including psychiatrists, psychologists and
    clinical nurses.
  8. Maintain good communication and
    collaborative relationships with referring physicians and other staff and
    recommend additional referrals for patients as needed.
  9. Work with collateral personnel as
    needed in the planning and delivery of services and case management.
  10. Carry out ongoing record keeping and
    case review of all psychotherapy work in compliance with State guidelines.
  11. Carry out all above-mentioned duties
    with the highest professional standards, including maintenance of patient
    confidentiality.
  12. Provide assessment (by telephone and in
    person) of dangerousness and immediacy of crisis situations.
  13. Design and carry out appropriate
    interventions in crisis situations.
  14. Offer in-service education programs
    and functions as a resource to the medical staff and the community as
    needed.
  15. Participate in development and
    selection of patient education materials and services.
  16. Obtain MARS (Medication Assisted
    Recovery Specialist) certification for substance use disorder – mental
    health.
  17.  Provide mental health services and work
    with patients on improving their functionality through behavioral health
    modification.
  18. Represent the Health Center and the
    Counseling Staff to the community at large in a professional and helpful
    manner.
  19. Maintain pertinent patient
    information in the medical record.
  20. Complete the necessary written
    information and data in a timely fashion.
  21. Must comply with the provisions of
    the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
  22. Attend staff meetings as requested.
  23. Perform related work as required.

 

ESSENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assess and
    treat a wide variety of patients/clients with accuracy, proficiency, and
    efficiency at an advanced professional level. 
  2. Cognitively
    read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral
    form.
  3. Effectively
    present information and respond to questions from patients, and other
    individuals encountered in the course of employment.
  4. Communicate
    with patients and office staff with tact and patience utilizing good
    communication skills. 
  5. Must comply
    with the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
    Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
  6. Perform
    effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  7. Clean and
    neat appearance.

 

CRITICAL
SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

Master’s Degree in
a mental health field with documented clinical course work and field
experience. 

Possess broad
background of training and experience with various patient populations and
modes of service delivery. 

Must demonstrate
the ability to turn on the computer and the monitor.

Must demonstrate
the ability to navigate from the computer desktop to Microsoft (MS) Office.

Must demonstrate
the ability to open, minimize, and maximize different windows in the Microsoft
Office applications (see #4 above).

Must be able to
talk, hear, react, stand, kneel and lift.

Must respect and
maintain confidentiality.

 

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MISSOURI HIGHLANDS
HEALTH CARE

JOB DESCRIPTION –
EXEMPT

LCSW


 JOB SUMMARY:

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker
reports to the Behavioral Health Director. 
Under general supervision and with latitude for independent judgment.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a part of the
person centered integrated care team and provides direct and indirect services
to persons served in both the primary care and behavioral health setting.

JOB OBJECTIVES:

1.     
Work cooperatively with MHHC’s providers and
personnel to carry out the goals and objectives of MHHC, according to
established policies and procedures.

  1. Will treat others respectfully
    whether it is a patient, fellow employee, member of management, customer,
    vendor or visitor to our premises.
  2. Assess, diagnose, and evaluate
    clinical symptoms, developmental and personality disorders, severity of
    psychosocial stressors and global functioning and address medical
    conditions as they affect patients’ functioning.
  3. Plan treatment based on the individual
    client’s needs and resources and on clinic and community resources.
  4. Coordinate professionals involved in
    patient care to insure interdisciplinary collaboration and continuity of
    services.
  5. Provide comprehensive and current
    knowledge of community resources for supplementary treatment of clients
    and make referrals, which adequately and appropriately utilize these
    resources.  Is available for
    consultation with other clinic staff regarding community resources.
  6. Provide a continuum of short- and
    long-term psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and
    groups, based on individualized treatment plans.
  7. Function as an integral part of a
    multidisciplinary department including psychiatrists, psychologists and
    clinical nurses.
  8. Maintain good communication and
    collaborative relationships with referring physicians and other staff and
    recommend additional referrals for patients as needed.
  9. Work with collateral personnel as
    needed in the planning and delivery of services and case management.
  10. Carry out ongoing record keeping and
    case review of all psychotherapy work in compliance with State guidelines.
  11. Carry out all above-mentioned duties
    with the highest professional standards, including maintenance of patient
    confidentiality.
  12. Provide assessment (by telephone and
    in person) of dangerousness and immediacy of crisis situations.
  13. Design and carry out appropriate
    interventions in crisis situations.
  14. Offer in-service education programs
    and functions as a resource to the medical staff and the community as
    needed.
  15. Participate in development and
    selection of patient education materials and services.
  16. Represent the Health Center and the
    Counseling Staff to the community at large in a professional and helpful
    manner.
  17. Maintain pertinent patient
    information in the medical record.
  18. Complete the necessary written
    information and data in a timely fashion.
  19. Must comply with the provisions of
    the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
  20. Attend staff meetings as requested.
  21. Perform related work as required.

 

ESSENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assess and
    treat a wide variety of patients/clients with accuracy, proficiency, and
    efficiency at an advanced professional level. 
  2. Cognitively
    read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral
    form.
  3. Effectively
    present information and respond to questions from patients, and other
    individuals encountered in the course of employment.
  4. Communicate
    with patients and office staff with tact and patience utilizing good
    communication skills. 
  5. Must comply
    with the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
    Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
  6. Perform
    effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  7. Clean and
    neat appearance.

 

CRITICAL
SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

Master’s Degree in
a mental health field with documented clinical course work and field
experience.  Possess broad background of
training and experience with various patient populations and modes of service
delivery.  Must demonstrate the ability
to turn on the computer and the monitor. Must demonstrate the ability to
navigate from the computer desktop to Microsoft (MS) Office. Must demonstrate
the ability to open, minimize, and maximize different windows in the Microsoft
Office applications (see #4 above).Must be able to talk, hear, react, stand,
kneel and lift.

Must respect and
maintain confidentiality.

 

 

Clinical Psychologist – Exempt

Purpose:

Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.

Job Duties and Tasks:

1) Consult reference material such as textbooks, manuals, and journals in order to identify symptoms, to make diagnoses, and to develop approaches to treatment

2) Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behavior and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.

3) Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.

4) Discuss the treatment of problems with patients.

5) Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.

6) Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.

7) Interact with patients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment

8) Observe individuals at play, in group interactions, or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, or maladjustment.

9) Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families, and by reviewing records.

11) Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals’ intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.

12) Utilize a variety of treatment methods such as psychotherapy, hypnosis, behavior modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama, and play therapy.

13) Maintain current knowledge of relevant research.

14) Refer patients to other specialists, institutions, or support services as necessary.

15) Document in the electronic medical record on clients, and maintain required paperwork..

16) Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

17) Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

Skills:

  1. Excellent communication and listening skills.
  2. Empathy and the ability to deal with people in distress.
  3. Honesty and integrity.
  4. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  5. Problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Qualifications:

Must hold a doctoral degree in psychology and be licensed or certified, on the basis of the doctoral degree in psychology, by the state in which he/she practices, at the independent practice level of psychology to furnish diagnostic, assessment, preventive, and therapeutic services directly to individuals.