Employment

Current Openings

Below are current employment opportunities with Family Health Services.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and nicotine free workplace.

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)

Summary/Objective

Meets with patients, their families, guardians or agency representatives and completes behavioral health diagnostic assessment. Provides psychotherapy for individuals who qualify for services on site.

Family Health Services is a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved health care site. This Full-Time position allows for the LISW-S to apply for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program, with a 2-year Full-Time Service Commitment.

Essential Functions

  1. Completes behavioral health diagnostic assessments.
  2. Creates positive relationship with patients, their families, guardians or agency representatives.
  3. Provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families who qualify for services on site.
  4. Advocates and refers individuals with serious mental illness and/or substance abuse/addiction to community agencies for treatment.
  5. Networks with local social service agencies and educational agencies to remain knowledgeable about available services and the referral process for those services.
  6. Provides crisis intervention services on site, as needed.
  7. Frequent contact with staff of community agencies and the general public. Daily contact with agency staff. Must develop and maintain positive relationship with all of the above.
  8. If working in the outreach/school district setting, adhere to district policies and procedures for student referrals, release of student information, and receipt of information.
  9. Other duties as assigned.
  10. Adheres to the standards and policies of the Organizational Privacy/Security and Compliance Programs, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations (HIPAA, OSHA, OIG, guidelines, other State and Federal Laws). This also includes reporting to the Board of Directors, Compliance Officer, Privacy Officer, supervisor, suggestion box, and any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts of practices.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of all available services provided at FHS, community resources, interpersonal communication strategies, and computer software.

Skill in communicating effectively in both written and verbal form, interviewing techniques, managing multiple priorities, effective time management practices, de-escalation skills, problem-solving skills, and managing change and conflict.

Ability to manage time and deal with multiple priorities, problem solving, exercise sound judgement, define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, make decisions, maintain information in confidential manner, listen well, maintain records and data, use the computer programs and communicate effectively including via the computer. Encourage staff to work towards their full potential and to provide excellent services to our patients and their fellow co-workers.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field with licensure and credentials per the State of Ohio.
  2. At least 2 years work-related experience in social service field.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Experience in a community health setting.
  2. Experience working with youth and adult populations.
  3. Licensed Independent Social Worker in the state of Ohio.

AAP/EEO Statement

FHS is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally‑recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

In Ohio, the following also are a protected class: race; color; religion; sex; pregnancy, or any illness arising out of and occurring during the course of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; national origin; disability; age [40 or over], military status and ancestry.

To apply, please provide your resume and cover letter to Nicole Schafer, nicoles@familyhs.org or mail to her attention at 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

IT Technician II

Summary/Objective

The IT tech II under direct supervision, installs, maintains, tests, and repairs systems and networks. Utilizes basic technical knowledge to support IT initiatives and provide first-level technical information systems support to the organization. Resolves routine technical problems.

Essential Functions

  1. Performs basic problem solving and assistance on various software applications and hardware systems for department users and/or the organization.
  2. Provide individual instruction and/or training to users on new or updated technologies.
  3. Performs routine technical assistance and maintenance duties.
  4. Maintains and updates record keeping system; may document projects and maintain user instructions.
  5. Assists with tracking inventory levels of equipment and materials; performs data entry and maintenance of records such as, but not limited to, project documents, user instructions, general reports and/or systems errors.
  6. Performs routine technological systems support, maintenance, and testing for proper upkeep of systems; troubleshoots and resolves general system hardware, software, and network failures and conflicts.
  7. Assists with the review, evaluation and recommendation of solutions relating to hardware and software acquisitions and/or network updates.
  8. Assists with research and development initiatives and in the implementation of new technologies.
  9. Assists with the implementation of technology projects with moderate scope and impact.
  10. Assists with the installation, configuration and maintenance of computers, workstations and/or other related equipment and devices.
  11. Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to technology, equipment, applicable laws, regulations, standards and/or systems.
  12. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Technical Capacity
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management
  • Communication Proficiency

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma with a minimum two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Associate’s degree in technical field, five years of relevant experience, familiarity of IT services in a health care setting and HIPAA regulations.

AAP/EEO Statement

FHS is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally‑recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

In Ohio, the following also are a protected class: race; color; religion; sex; pregnancy, or any illness arising out of and occurring during the course of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; national origin; disability; age [40 or over], military status and ancestry.

To apply, please provide your resume and cover letter to Katie Myerholtz, katiem@familyhs.org or mail to her attention at 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

DENTIST

Summary/Objective

The Dentist is responsible for ensuring the provision of quality of dental services delivered by the staff of Family Health Services (FHS). The Dental Director has chosen to delegate specific responsibilities of the position, aside from dental physician peer review and discipline to the Dentist. This position will assume responsibility for the delivery, coordination and supervision of dental services provided at FHS, and abides by FQHC policies, federal, state, and local regulations within the Dental Department. The person provides direct dental care.

FHS is a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved health care site. This allows the dental provider (DDS/DMD) to be eligible to apply for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program with an award amount up to $50,000 for Full-Time status employees and a 2-year Service Commitment.

Essential Functions

  • Routinely meetings with Dental Director to review dental operations.
  • Assists the Dental Director in carrying out the dental care plan.
  • Meet with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene.
  • Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.
  • Correcting bite issues and overcrowding.
  • Applying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whiteners.
  • Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.
  • Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatments.
  • Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
  • Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
  • Keeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them.
  • Managing and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patients.
  • Exhibits a caring, communicative, and positive interaction with patients and within the total organization.
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces, promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.

General Expectations

  • Adheres to all FHS Policies and Procedures
  • Conducts self in a manner that represents FHS’s core values at all times
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts
  • Communicates regularly with direct reports about departmental and FHS concerns
  • Consistently reports to work prepared to perform the duties of the position
  • Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates

Required Education/Experience

Must have a D.D.S., Doctor of Dental Surgery or D.M.D., Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from an accredited college of dentistry. Must have an Ohio License.

Work Environment

This job operates in a clinic environment within a Federally Qualified Health Center. This role is routinely exposed to common health care conditions, smells, and noises. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $125,000.00 – $145,000.00 per year

AAP/EEO Statement

FHS is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally‑recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

In Ohio, the following also are a protected class: race; color; religion; sex; pregnancy, or any illness arising out of and occurring during the course of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; national origin; disability; age [40 or over], military status and ancestry.

To apply, please provide your resume and cover letter to Nicole Schafer, nicoles@familyhs.org or mail to her attention at 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Dental Hygienist

Summary/Objective

The Dental Hygienist is responsible for the direct delivery of oral hygiene and appropriate preventive services to dental patients of the center. The Dental Hygienist will also be responsible for providing appropriate oral health information to FHS participants and staff, including outreach events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Assists in the oral health management of all clinic patients.
  2. Obtains baseline oral hygiene assessment data based upon accepted principles of oral hygiene and periodontal care.
  3. Records patient-hygienist transactions as they occur in the patient’s dental record so that the dental record accurately and completely reflects the nature of the contact, the condition of the patient and the care or treatment provided.
  4. Provides oral health education and appropriate individual counseling for all center dental patients.
  5. Provides clinical oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis, scaling, sealant application and fluoride application consistent with accepted professional practices and standards and in compliance with applicable state law and the center’s clinical protocols. Works with Dentist to assist in coordination of care and referral for patients receiving preventive services.
  6. Performs independent procedures as delegated and directed by a dentist in accordance with state regulations and law as well as Oral Health Department protocol and directive.
  7. Assists in the maintenance of all Oral Health Department areas in compliance with department directives and policies as well as center policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposure control and safety issues.
  8. Receives and places necessary telephone calls consistent with professional matters, clinic business and patient care of the Oral Health Department.
  9. Assists with various clinical and administrative functions of the center as appropriate and time permits.
  10. Ensures the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials in accordance with Oral Health Department directive and center policy as well as state federal regulation(s).
  11. Complies in full with the center’s Exposure Control Plan.
  12. Travels when necessary to meet operational needs.
  13. As directed by a supervisor, performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve organizational and programmatic goals and objectives.
  14. Responsible for personal compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and center rules, regulations, protocols and procedures governing the practice of dental hygiene and the clinical provision of dental hygiene services as well as those relating to, but not limited to, personnel issues, work place safety, public health and confidentiality.

Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Cost Consciousness
  • Computer Competency
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Organizational Support
  • Professionalism
  • Safety and Security
  • Attendance/Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility

Education and/or Experience

Graduation from an accredited school of dental hygiene is required. Ability to maintain appropriate clinical privileges is required. Must have unrestricted license to practice Oral Hygiene in Ohio and current CPR (BLS) certification for this position.

Position requires a comprehensive knowledge of oral hygiene care in outpatient settings. Knowledge of the principles and practice of modern oral hygiene and periodontal patient care is necessary. The Dental Hygienist must be cognizant of the public health, social and economic factors which impact on the overall health, and more specifically the oral health of their patients. The Dental Hygienist must be able to creatively work with other health care professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve maximal program effectiveness and patient benefit. The ability to creatively solve problems through individual and/or programmatic action is an important part of this position.

AAP/EEO Statement

FHS is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally‑recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

In Ohio, the following also are a protected class: race; color; religion; sex; pregnancy, or any illness arising out of and occurring during the course of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; national origin; disability; age [40 or over], military status and ancestry.

To apply, please provide your resume and cover letter to Lydia Brennan, lydiab@familyhs.org or mail to his attention at 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Van Driver

Summary/Objective

The Van Driver will operate FHS vans which are equipped to provide nonemergency transport of mobility-impaired individuals by accommodating wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers and offering safe custom transportation to FHS medical/dental/behavioral health appointments and treatments.

Essential Functions

  1. Picks up patients at home or other facility. Provides the assistance required to safely board patients and caregivers.
  2. Ensures wheelchairs and passengers are properly secured before starting van. Depending on route, may pick up several patients for a common destination.
  3. On arrival at FHS site, assists patients in exiting the van and reaching the proper offices or treatment areas.
  4. Checks the van to ensure that no personal items are left behind.
  5. Provides first-aid or CPR if required during patient transport. Immediately notifies emergency staff and dispatcher if skilled assistance is required.
  6. Completes reports at the end of a shift.
  7. Immediately reports traffic accidents to dispatcher, requesting police or ambulance service as needed. Assists injured persons from first-aid kit until these services arrive. Completes company accident reports.

Competencies

  • Possession of the patience and tact necessary for contacts with patients, both adult and children, and their caregivers.
  • Must be reliable and capable of working independently and remaining calm in case of emergency.

Education/Experience

Must hold a currently valid driver’s license and have an excellent driving record. High school diploma or equivalent. Depending on assigned area, knowledge of Spanish would be helpful. Satisfactory completion of a company training program in passenger assistance techniques, sensitivity training, and map reading, or demonstrated competence based on previous employment experience. Satisfactory completion of CPR, first-aid, and seizure training provided by a local emergency medical training facility or a certificate indicating prior successful completion of such training.

AAP/EEO Statement

FHS is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally‑recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: race; color; religion; genetic information; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; age; disability; citizenship status; uniform service member status; or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

In Ohio, the following also are a protected class: race; color; religion; sex; pregnancy, or any illness arising out of and occurring during the course of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; national origin; disability; age [40 or over], military status and ancestry.

To apply, please provide your resume and cover letter to David Tatro, davidt@familyhs.org or mail to his attention at 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.