To apply for any of these positions, submit your cover letter and resume, along with a KVHC Employment Application, either by mail or electronically to the address listed below:
Katahdin Valley Health Center
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 500
Patten, ME 04765
Online Employment Application
Fill out our employment application form on your computer and mail it in using the address above, or print it out and fill it in by hand!
KVHC Employment Opportunities as of 3/31/2015
Full Time Nursing Opening – Millinocket Facility
Katahdin Valley Health Center has a full time opening for a RN at our Millinocket facility. The person in this role will provide nursing care, assist medical staff while interacting with patients of all ages at our health centers. These duties are accomplished in accordance with nursing professional standards and KVHC protocols and procedures.
Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited nursing school RN program, and licensed with the state of Maine. The right candidate will be able to work in a team setting, will possess excellent problem solving, interpersonal and assessment skills, and enjoy working in a busy clinical setting. Experience with medical information systems and electronic medical records preferred. KVHC offers a competitive benefits package, and the salary for this position will commensurate with experience.
On-Call/Per-diem Nursing Openings
Katahdin Valley Health Center has a part-time/on-call opening for a Medical Assistant/LPN/RN. The person in this role will provide nursing care, assist medical staff while interacting with patients of all ages at our health centers. These duties are accomplished in accordance with nursing professional standards and KVHC protocols and procedures.
Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited nursing school, and will hold a current Maine RN or LPN license, or will have completed a 2 year Medical Assistant Program and certification. The right candidate will be able to work in a team setting, will possess excellent problem solving, interpersonal and assessment skills, and enjoy working in a busy clinical setting. Experience with medical information systems and electronic medical records preferred. KVHC offers a competitive benefits package, and the salary for this position will commensurate with experience.
Full Time Billing Technician – Patten Facility
Katahdin Valley Health Center (KVHC), seeks a Full Time Billing Technician. This 40 hour position is based in our Patten facility. In order to
be successful in this position the candidate must be able to effectively work and understand the life cycle of a claim to assure timely reimbursement. The Billing Technician will review and research past due accounts, follow-up on unpaid claims and re-bill if necessary. The technician will also review patient bills and statements and answer patient billing questions verbally or in writing.
Qualifications Required: High School diploma or equivalent required. Must have knowledge of medical billing and collections, and experience with traditional health insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid and workers’ compensation. Must also have knowledge of CPT, ICD9, and ICD10 coding principles. The candidate must possess the ability to review and re-submit any claims that have been rejected, and the ability to understand medical terminology and clinical documentation as related to charge entries. Must also possess attention to detail and the ability to research and take necessary action to collect on unpaid claims.
Pharmacy Services Manager – Houlton Facility
Katahdin Valley Health Center (KVHC) is now hiring a Pharmacy Services Manager for our retail pharmacy located in Houlton. The person in this role will provide direct customer service as well as leadership with regards to direction for all ambulatory medication management processes, including financial stewardship. The Pharmacy Services Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: strategic planning; designing, managing, and improving the medication-use system; ensuring quality outcomes through performance-improvement activities; leading drug-utilization efforts; optimizing use of information systems and technology; managing the pharmaceutical supply chain, pharmacy department financial operations, and human resources; ensuring compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements; fulfilling the organization’s research and educational missions; and providing institutional representation and leadership.
Minimum Qualifications Required: Must be eligible for pharmacist licensure in the State of Maine. Advance degree preferred: PharmD and/or Master’s degree (i.e. MS, MBA, MHA). Completion of Pharmacy Residency or completion of ASHP accredited Pharmacy Practice Administrative Residency preferred. 3-5 years of progressive leadership experience in ambulatory care pharmacy operations (i.e. retail, specialty) preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the health care team, health system, educational and community leaders. Must have evidence of leadership in pharmacy practice, and experience leading evidence based decisions about drug use, controlling expenses while maximizing patient benefit and revenue opportunities. Experience managing a compliant 340B Drug Program is preferred.
LCSW and LMSW Openings – NHSC Loan Repayment Eligible – Full time, Part time, On-Call/Per-Diem available
Katahdin Valley Health Center (KVHC) is now hiring Licensed Clinical Social Workers for our locations in Patten, Houlton, Millinocket, and Ashland. LCSW’s at KVHC will work with patients in providing outpatient community mental health services. The practitioner in this role will collaborate with the Primary Care Providers to recognize, treat and manage mental health and psychosocial issues while acting as a contributing member to the Integrated Primary Care Team.
Minimum Qualifications Required: Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the State of Maine. The candidate must also possess strong communications skills, ability to work in primary care as part of an integrated team, ability and means to travel between clinics as needed. Previous FQHC experience a plus and candidate must be able to successfully pass a criminal background and DHHS background check.
Dental Assistant Openings – Houlton, Millinocket
Katahdin Valley Health Center (KVHC), seeks Dental Assistants to help in our mission of providing quality Health and Dental care to the people in the Katahdin Region. KVHC Dental Assistants work closely with the Dentist and Dental Hygienist while providing technical dental assistance during examination and treatment. We are seeking per-diem/on-call assistants for our Millinocket and Houlton facilities.
Minimum Qualifications Required: Dental Assisting experience and Radiology License with the State of Maine (or willingness to obtain license within 180 days) required. The ability to work with the public and other medical, dental, and health providers is a must for this position.
Front Office Position
Katahdin Valley Health Center (KVHC), is now hiring for a part-time/on-call Front Office/Scheduler position. The person in this role will provide administrative support to our clinical team, schedule follow up appointments, and complete all general front office/receptionist duties.
Minimum Qualifications Required: Excellent customer service skills, experience in an office setting, proficiency in Microsoft Office products, as well as the ability to work in a busy health care setting. Previous experience in a healthcare office setting a plus.
KVHC Is an Equal Opportunity Employer