Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a multi-site federally qualified health center providing comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services within the Chicagoland area. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable health care for all including those without the ability to pay. We currently have health centers in Elgin, Wheeling, Hanover Park, Streamwood, Sycamore, DeKalb and McHenry. We are financially and programmatically stable and are continuing to grow. We are Joint Commission Accredited and are PCMH Certified. For more information, I encourage to visit our website, http://www.gefcc.org.
This is a great job opportunity for a Patient Education Specialist who is either experienced or is looking to get into the dental field. In this position, you’ll be able to contribute to your community and make an impact in a patient’s life. If this is you, keep on reading.
The primary purpose of this position is to ensure continuity of oral health care and establish and execute a formal process linking GEFCC pediatric medical patients to GEFCC’s Dental Clinic, heightening GEFCC staff and provider awareness of GEFCC’s dental services.
How You'll Help Patients
Marketing, promotion of GEFCC services, and outreach.
Provides selected education on dental care, oral hygiene and community services.
Extensive computer knowledge and skills, with the ability to create, maintain, and document in spreadsheets and effectively document in NextGen.
Follow up with pediatric patients and parents/legal guardians.
Report to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Engage in all offered training, consultations and supervisions made available. Fully and professionally respond to and implement directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as well as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
Perform other duties as assigned
Perks Just For You:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability
Paid-Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Personal, Holidays)
What You'll Need
High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required.
Completion of a dental assisting program
Current BLS CPR Card
Bilingual in Spanish and English, preferred.
About Greater Elgin Family Care Center
Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the medically uninsured, underinsured and publicly insured residents of Elgin, Streamwood, Sycamore and McHenry, Illinois, and surrounding communities. GEFCC is currently accredited through the Joint Commission and provides comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare.Currently, GEFCC offers:- Well Child Care- Physicals and Immunizations- Sick Care- Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry/Behavioral Health- Chronic Disease Management- Women's Health Care, Including OB- Preventive Care Services- Specialty Clinics- Specialty Education- Laboratory Testing- Diagnostic Testing- WIC Services- Medical Case Management- Family Case Management- Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care.