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ADMINISTRATION:

Patient Services Representative
Provides support with the daily activities of a medical office including filing, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, registration, and patient referrals. Excellent customer service and ability to work in a fast pace environment is a must. REQUIRED: High School diploma or GED, one year certificate from college or technical training program for medical office procedures preferred; or 3-6 months related medical experience; Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
• Knoxville (full-time, 40 hours per week)
• Maynardville (full-time, 40 hours per week) 

Billing Specialist
Responsible for collecting, posting and managing account payments. Responsible for submitting corrected claims and following up with insurance companies. Prepares and submits corrected claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper. REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED; Knowledge of medical billing/collection practices; certification as a coder preferred but not required.
• Morristown (full-time, 40 hours per week)

Practice Administrator
Coordinates services and supervises all aspects of operations (including patient care and customer service) for integrated care clinic(s). REQUIRED: Active RN in the State of TN, or Bachelor Degree in Business Administration; with 3+ years supervisory experience in an outpatient clinic preferred, home health experience, and or some medical case management experience.
• Knoxville Area (full time, 40 hours per week)

Access Coordinator
Assists in accessing care by using excellent customer service skills to evaluate patient healthcare needs and finding the closest location to that individual. Schedules patient appointments and provides reminders of first time appointments. Enters initial demographic, insurance information, and emergency contact information in the Electronic Medical Record system. REQUIRED: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); College or technical training for medical office preferred; previous healthcare experience preferred. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
• Talbott (full-time, 40 hours per week)

Care Coordinator
The majority of the job will consist of clinical data management using the computer, outreach to patients and healthcare facilities, and direct contact with patients. Reviews and assesses patient data, including outpatient treatments, inpatient treatments, emergency room visits, medications, medical benefits from Electronic Medical Records (EMR), chart reviews, or other information, to assist in the monitoring of treatment places prescribed. REQUIRED: High School diploma or GED, one year certificate from college or technical training program for medical office procedures preferred; or 3-6 months related medical experience.

• No Available Positions

Referral Coordinator
Complete referrals to specialists to insure the highest level of care necessary to address their medical needs when that need exceeds the scope of our care. Prepares all pre-authorizations and pre-certifications for TennCare MCO referrals to specialists based on the direction of the medical provider. Schedules all patient appointments with the specialists and notifies the patient with date, time and directions. REQUIRED: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); College or technical training for medical office preferred; previous healthcare experience preferred. Bilingual candidates strongly encourage to apply.
• Talbott (full-time, 40 hours per week)

Worksite Wellness Coordinator
Manages all aspects of employee wellness program. Duties include developing innovative competitions and challenges, creating program proposals and reports, evaluating program outcomes, managing program budgets, and creating long and short term program goals. Responsible for managing wellness website, seeking wellness vendors, and making wellness presentations to large and small groups. This position will require some travel to Cherokee sites outside the Knoxville area and may require occasional night and weekend work. REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in health related field with project management experience or Bachelor's degree in communications field with experience in health education; Positive attitude; Ability to work independently; Passion for wellness and helping others; Ability to think creatively and problem solve; Good interpersonal skills.   
• No Available Positions

IT Support Specialist III
Performs maintenance tasks; troubleshoots and resolves issues with computer systems, networks and peripheral equipment located throughout the organization; evaluates products for compatibility, expandability, and ease of use and support. REQUIRED: A.S. degree or higher preferred; completion of certified computer training program; or two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of experience and training; Knowledge of various software program packages is essential in the performance of described responsibilities to include: Microsoft Office, Windows Desktop and Server OS, NextGen EMR/EPM, Citrix, VMware, etc. Basic programming skills using Visual Basic, XML, HTML, SQL, and ASP a plus but not required.
• No Available Positions

Housekeeping
Performs housekeeping and cleaning activities. Follows daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning schedule for each CHS location in the Morristown area. Performs emergency housekeeping where accidents occur; cleans and disinfects all restrooms, break rooms, and commons areas. REQUIRED: Must be 18 years or older; previous housekeeping experience a plus.  
• Morristown area (full-time, 40 hours per week)

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MAINTENANCE/FACILITIES:

Maintenance Coordinator
Under broad supervision, perform and coordinate tasks related to the upkeep, use and repair of CHS facilities, including building(s), grounds, fixtures and related maintenance equipment. Coordinates maintenance tasks with the Facilities Director and Upper Management.  Inspects and test equipment as needed and as appropriate. Required: High School Diploma or equivalent required, graduate from an accredited technical/vocational institution preferred; or four to ten years related experience and/or training with a strong background in Access Control and CCTV systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• No Available Positions


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PHARMACY:

Pharmacy Tech
Assists with the filling and processing of prescriptions; Assist patients who are dropping off or picking up prescription orders; Enters prescription orders into the pharmacy computer system; Assists the pharmacist, under direct supervision, in accordance with local, state, federal, and company regulations. REQUIRED: Completion of a certified pharmacy technician training program. 1-2 years of experience in retail pharmacy required with knowledge of third party processing.   
No Available Positions

Medication Assistance Clerk
Assist nursing/medical staff with Prescription Assistance Program, Med Data Services; Assist in main pharmacy with the filling and processing of prescriptions. Reviews and enters patient demographics and income information; Meets with patients to explain options for obtaining free or discounted medications; Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Proficiency in English/Spanish a plus. Completion of a certified pharmacy technician training program. Active Pharmacy Technician License with Tennessee Board of Pharmacy.
No Available Positions


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SCRIBES:

Medical Scribe 
Performs all clerical and information technology functions for a provider in an integrated clinical setting; Primarily responsible for the operation of electronic health records and electronic dictation systems; Goal is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the provider; REQUIRED: Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school, experience as a transcriptionist for 3 years or more, or medical records experience.

• Talbott/Morristown - (full-time, 40 hours per week)

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PHYSICIANS:

 

Family Practice Physician
Cherokee Health Systems is recognized nationally for development and delivery of integrated services that treat both the body and mind. Whether you are just beginning your medical practice or contemplating a new opportunity, we invite you to explore the physician opportunities at Cherokee Health Systems. We are currently seeking full time physicians to join our team of professionals (full-time, part-time/job sharing). We provide a full array of primary care and health care services including medical, dental and behavioral health. No on-call, no inpatient work and holidays off! Practice opportunities are available at most every site primary care services are provided. Forward your vitae or resume via fax to 865-934-6783 or email to: employment@cherokeehealth.com if interested in becoming a part of the Cherokee Health Systems team.

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NURSING:

 

Nurse Practitioner
Cherokee Health Systems is known for innovative health programs and is a nationally-known leader in the integration of primary care and behavioral health. We are driven by our mission, which is to serve those in need, regardless of means. Our values of quality, integrity, innovation, and compassion drive our decisions. If you share this mission and these values, you owe it to yourself to explore our available Nurse Practitioner opportunities. We provide a full array of primary care and health care services including medical, dental and behavioral health. No on-call, no inpatient work and holidays off! Practice opportunities are available at most every site primary care services are provided. Forward your vitae or resume via fax to 865-934-6783 or email to:employment@cherokeehealth.com.

 

Outreach Care Coordinator
Ensures the overall success of physician's treatment by collaboratively working with patients, physicians, and practice teams to provide the best care possible as described in the treatment plan. The majority of the job will consist of clinical data management using the computer, outreach to patients and healthcare facilities, and direct contact with patients. Reviews and assesses patient data, including outpatient treatments, inpatient treatments, emergency room visits, medications, medical benefits from Electronic Medical Records (EMR), chart reviews, or other information, to assist in the monitoring and facilitation of adherence to prescribed care plans. REQUIRED: LPN with minimum of three to five years practical experience, preferably in a primary care outpatient setting. Active LPN license with State of Tennessee License.
No Available Positions


Registered Nurse
Provides general nursing care to patients in the outpatient integrated clinical setting. REQUIRED: Active TN license as Registered Nurse with 3-5 years of experience; Pediatric experience a plus. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
• Chattanooga (full-time, 40 hours per week)
• Morristown (full-time, 40 hours per week)
• Lenoir City (full-time, 40 hours per week)
• Seymour (full-time, 40 hours per week)

Licensed Practical Nurse 
Provides general nursing care to patients in the outpatient integrated clinical setting; Interviews patient to determine medical problem or condition and document in chart for physician; Assists physician with patient examination as needed; Obtains and records patient's vital signs and weight REQUIRED: Diploma from technical program or one to two years related experience and/or training or combination of education and experience. Licensed Practical Nurse in Tennessee.

• Clinton (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Alcoa (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Morristown (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Englewood (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Lenoir City (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Seymour (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Chattanooga (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

Medical Assistant
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Physician or Nurse Practitioner. Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts. REQUIRED: Medical Assistant Certification. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

• Alcoa (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Knoxville (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Morristown (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

Bilingual Certified Nursing Assistant 
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Physician or Nurse Practitioner. Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts. Performs phlebotomy to obtain blood samples for laboratory testing as well as obtain other samples required for testing upon medical provider's request. REQUIRED: High School diploma or equivalent, One to two years related experience in medical office and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification as a nursing assistant is required.

• Alcoa (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Chattanooga (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

X-Ray Technician 
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of providers in an integrated clinical setting. Maintains accurate files and films for x-rays; review provider’s orders and lab requests and completes requested x-ray orders. REQUIRED: Certification in X-Ray technology; or one to two years in certified training.

• No Available Positions

 

Laboratory Assistant
Assists the laboratory in the primary role of performing a variety of non-technical and clerical duties in the clinical laboratory. Collects blood specimens by venipuncture, heelstick, or fingerstick, labels specimen appropriately and delivers specimen and requisition to the appropriate test station. Enter lab charges, test orders, and other data entry responsibilities assigned with accuracy. REQUIRED: High School diploma or equivalent, Two years previous experience in a physician office, hospital, or nursing home preferred. Completion of a certified phlebotomy or medical assistant program preferred. Computer skills and accuracy with data entry. Certification in Medical Technology preferred. 

• Talbott (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

Respite Care Nurse (LPN) 
Provides respite care in an on-site 24/7 access facility. Documents services performed and provides timely, complete, and accurate documentation of all care provided. REQUIRED: License as an LPN in the state of TN, previous respite care preferred. 

• Knoxville (night shift / day shift available)

 

Respite Care Nurse (CNA) 
Provides respite care in an on-site 24/7 access facility. Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks; checks in patient, assists in obtaining patient histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts, and assists in medical examinations. REQUIRED: High School diploma or equivalent, One to two years related Nursing Assistant experience in medical setting. 

• Knoxville (night shift / day shift available)


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BEHAVIORAL:


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Cherokee Health Systems is currently seeking a dedicated and talented Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to join our team of dedicated professionals to provide complete psycho-pharmacotherapy tog clients daily in outpatient clinical settings. Competitive benefits, CME assistance, and holidays off! Masters Degree in Nursing with special emphasis on psychiatric nursing. Registered Nurse with minimum of two years psychiatric clinical experience in, in-patient or outpatient facility or Mental Health Center (preferred). Or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. ANCC certificate in order to prescribe. Practice opportunities available at most Cherokee Health locations.

 

Psychiatrist
Promotes health, recovery, and patient self-management by collaborating with Primary Care Physicians and Behavioral Health Consultants and an integrative clinical setting. Determines nature and extent of mental disorder, and formulates treatment program. REQUIRED: M.D. Degree and completion of psychiatric residency. Must obtain certification of eligibility, and license to practice in Tennessee. Experience with Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry a plus. Practice opportunities at most Cherokee Health locations.

 

Psychiatric Nurse
Provides patient education regarding diagnosis and prescribed medications under the supervision of a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner. Maintains clinical records, completes TPR, TPG, and CRG forms when necessary. REQUIRED: Diploma Nursing or greater degree; or one to two years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensed or licensed eligible in the State of Tennessee as a RN or LPN; two years psychiatric experience desired, but willing to train qualified candidates.

• Morristown (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

Clinical Psychologist or Clinical Therapist

Diagnoses or evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals, couples and families and administers programs of treatment. Provides clinical services for referred patients in school and/or clinic settings; Offers consultation to area schools and agencies; Responds to school crises as necessary. Join a progressive company that provides innovative healthcare. We offer flexible hours, opportunities to work with a multi disciplinary team. Demonstrated skills in individual, family and group therapy, outreach, and crisis intervention. REQUIRED: PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA approved program; Minimum of Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or TN license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.
• Newport (Prior experience working with children and adolescents preferred)
• Maynardville (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Knoxville (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Tazewell (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Alcoa (full-time, 40 hours per week) *Must have active LCSW in State of TN

• Englewood (full-time, 40 hours per week)

  
School Based Therapist (10 month or 12 month schedule option)
Provides clinical services and consultation to children/adolescents and families, primarily in a school-based setting; Part of multi-disciplinary team; Attends scheduled staff meetings; Responds to school crises as necessary. REQUIRED: Minimum of Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). LCSW preferred. 
• Hamblen County Schools

• McMinn County Schools

• Monroe County Schools

• Maryville City Schools

• Alcoa City Schools

• Blount County Schools

• Anderson County Schools

• Loudon County Schools
• Grainger County Schools (10-month schedule only)

 

Community Health Coordinator / Case Manager

Responsible for managing an assigned caseload and for assessing needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with other community resources in meeting/achieving needs. Instruct individuals and families in the community about health education and disease prevention; educates the community on various medical outreach programs and the importance of utilizing the programs. Helps to coordinate care with other health care providers, monitors stability and independent living. REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in psychology, social work, or related field; 1-2 years of previous experience in linking consumers with various community resources preferred.
• Chattanooga (Full-time / 40 hours per week)

 


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CRISIS STABILIZATION UNIT:

 

 

Mobile Crisis Clinician
Conducts evaluations of patients for crisis and treatment. Patient evaluations occur in community settings (i.e., emergency rooms, jails, nursing homes, and/or other healthcare offices). Clinicians evaluate patients for the appropriate level of care, hospitalization or outpatient care. REQUIRED Master Degree in Psychology or Social Work. LPC, LMSW, or LMSW in the State of Tennessee.
•Morristown - full-time (40 hours per week); some nights and weekends coverage. 

 

Psych Tech
Provides Crisis Stabilization Unit residents with adequate support and supervision during their stay in the facility as well as specific day-to-day functions in the CSU under direct supervision of the Behavioral/Primary Care staff. Observes and documents patient behavior. REQUIRED High School diploma or GED is required, 2 years of experience in inpatient care preferred; CPR certification preferred but will train qualified applicants; Must maintain a valid driver's license.
•Morristown - (Full-time, Part-Time, and PRN/as needed) *Rotating nights and weekends

 

Case Manager
Instructs individuals and families utilizing services at our Crisis Stabilization Unit about health education and disease prevention. Will include some evenings and weekend work. REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in psychology, social work, or related field; 1-2 years of previous experience in linking consumers with various community resources preferred.
• No Available Positions

 

Registered Nurse
Provides general nursing care to patients in the residential crisis stabilization unit. Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and relieve apprehension. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques under the orders of the physician or nurse practitioner. Some behavioral experience is a plus, but not required. REQUIRED: Registered Nurse with State of Tennessee license with one to two years of experience and/or training; Must have experience with inpatient care.
• No Available Positions
 

Nurse Manager
Responsible for the clinical performance of Nursing personnel and coordination of quality of care/QI activities for our Crisis Stabilization Unit. REQUIRED: Nursing RN diploma or greater degree; Minimum of two years of experience in clinical management experience/Quality Improvement preferred. ER experience preferred, 3-5 years Inpatient experience preferred.
• No Available Positions

 

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DENTAL:

 

Dentist
Diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums, and related oral structures. Clean teeth and provides preventive dental services to patient such as applications of fluoride and sealants to teeth. Caps injured teeth and fills cavities. REQUIRED: Must have obtained either DDS or DMD from an accredited dental school and have an active TN dental license.
• Talbott (full-time, 40 hours per week)

• Maynardville (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

Dental Hygienist

Performs dental measures designed to preserve teeth and prevent the spread of oral disease; Cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums. Feels and visually examines gums for sores and signs of disease. REQUIRED: Associates degree or higher from Dental Hygiene program at an accredited college or university. 1-2 years of experience preferred.

• Talbott (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

Dental Assistant

Assists dentist during examination and treatment of patients. Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists dentist during dental procedures. Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient. REQUIRED: Completion of technical training from an accredited program for Dental Assistant.

• Talbott (full-time, 40 hours per week)

 

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FELLOWSHIPS:

 

Clinical and Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Cherokee Health Systems invites interested and qualified applicants to apply for its APPIC-member Clinical and Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship training program. The Child and Adolescent Psychology track is a combined placement providing psychological services in an outpatient community health clinic and consulting with the child welfare system. Fellows conduct clinical case reviews, assessment, psychological testing, and care coordination with child welfare; provide education and consultation to trainees and other community providers; and evaluate mental and emotional disorders and administer programs of treatment in a traditional mental health care model. The Integrated Health Psychology track trains fellows within a primary care setting to address the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of health. Fellows serve as Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC) on the primary care team, and as such, provide assessment, intervention, and consultation to the primary care patient panel. The Developmental Psychology track is committed to high quality assessment, consultation, intervention and training for children, families, schools and community agencies working with children with developmental and learning disorders, including autism, specific genetic conditions, alcohol and drug related birth defects, attachment disorders, and learning disabilities, with the primary focus being autism spectrum. CHS has provided developmental psychology services for over 30 years and is recognized by the Tennessee Autism Summit as the premier autism treatment center in East Tennessee. The developmental psychology team has relationships with the University of Tennessee School Psychology Department, the University of Tennessee Speech and Language Department, the East Tennessee Children's Hospital, East Tennessee State University Pediatrics, Maryville College, and local educational agencies.

 

Completion of an APA accredited internship is required. For the Child and Adolescent and Integrated Health tracks, completion of an APA accredited PhD or PsyD Clinical/Counseling Psychology program is required; for the Developmental track, completion of an APA accredited PhD or PsyD program is required. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Sandra Greear at Sandra.Greear@cherokeehealth.com. Please include the specific track of interest in the subject of the email and in the cover letter. Three letters of recommendation sent directly from the reference may be sent electronically or mailed to Sandra Greear, Cherokee Health Systems, 2018 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921. For more information about Cherokee Health Systems and the postdoctoral fellowship program, please visit our website: www.cherokeehealth.com.

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It is the policy of Cherokee Health Systems to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cherokee Health Systems will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 

 

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