Grant: $201,823 - Health Resources and Services Administration - Mar. 23, 2009
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Award Description: Interfaith Community Health Center (ICHC) will utilize IDS funding to hire six (6) new employees, effectively doubling our current clinical capacity at our Ferndale clinic location. New hires include: 1 full time dentist; 2 dental assistants; 1 full time ARNP; 1 full time medical assistant; and 1 full time front desk receptionist.
Project Description: ICHC has hired 1 full time dentist: 2 full time dental assistant's. We are actively recruiting with these funds for 1 full time nurse practitioner (ARNP); this position has not been filled. When the ARNP position is filled we will hire support staff: 1 full time medical assistan and 1 full time receptionist. To date we have seen 177 new unduplicated dental patients (205 visits); 11 of the 177 patients have been uninsured.
Infrastructure Description: n/a
Jobs Summary: Dentist--provides quality preventive, restorative, and urgent/emergent family oriented dental services. Dental assistants provide clinical support to dentist, schedule patients. Family Practice ARNP provides quality preventive, chronic, and urgent/emergent family oriented primary care medical services. Medical assistant supports ARNP, supports referrals, patient support. Receptionist supports front desk clinical activities: checks in patients, determines eligibility for insurance, schedules patients, provides patient orientation, no-show follow-up, etc. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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