Employment Opportunities

Ministry Statement

At Camino Health Center, our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence, and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of the patient comes before the bottom line. Camino is a non-profit community health center serving all of south Orange County. Camino is affiliated with Mission Hospital. We offer a friendly work environment with competitive salaries and benefits and an awareness of the importance of work-life balance.

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  • Position Title: Billing Clerk
  • Department: Administration
  • Location: Camino Health Center - San Juan Capistrano
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Primary job function is to work as part of the patient care team in providing high quality, efficient and service oriented patient care demonstrating the health center’s core values. Under the direct supervision of the Revenue Cycle Manager, the Billing Clerk is responsible for capturing all medical, behavioral health, and dental clinic encounters; submitting claims associated with the billable programs and for reconciling those claims with the program’s explanations of benefits. The Billing Clerk is charged with supporting health center staff in appropriately educating and referring patients to wellness, health care and financial assistance resources. The Billing Clerk is responsible with performing various administrative duties in support of Camino Health Center’s Management Team and Patient Services Representatives.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: High School graduate or equivalent
  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish; strong interpersonal communication skills; knowledge of medical terminology including ICD-10 coding

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Experience / Training: FQHC billing experience and experience using a practice management system
  • License / Certification: Medical billing and coding certificate
  • Position Title: Medical Back Office Supervisor
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center – Lake Forest
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Clinic Manager, the Medical Back Office Supervisor works alongside physicians, mid-level providers, behavioral health professionals, registered nurses, medical assistants and other support staff support to deliver direct patient care services. The Medical Back Office Supervisor’s main job responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating the daily workflows of the primary care teams, supervising medical support staff, providing patient education, verifying medications as well as fulfilling all of the duties assigned to the Medical Assistant position. The Medical Back Office Supervisor is responsible for coaching teams to handle customary day-to-day operational challenges and for working with their team and other health center personnel to solve non-routine complex problems. The Medical Back Office Supervisor models the health center’s core values and actively works with their teams to consistently deliver a high level of customer service. The Medical Back Office Supervisor is responsible for actively participating in the health center’s quality, risk management, and continuous improvement activities.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma or GED
  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish
  • License / Certification: Current LVN license. Current BLS certification.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
  • Experience / Training: Prior supervision experience. Prior experience working in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Phlebotomy experience.
  • License / Certification: Current State of California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I license
  • Position Title: WIC Nutritionist
  • Department: WIC
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education, referrals and nutritious foods to eligible pregnant, postpartum, and lactating women and their children under the age of 5. Under the direction of the WIC Supervising Nutritionist, is responsible for WIC client services and the efficient flow of WIC participants through the clinic. Provide accurate appointment scheduling, intake, and processing of participants. Screen and document applicants’ information for WIC Program eligibility. Prepare, distribute, and be accountable for food instruments. Provide group and individual education on nutrition as it relates to women, infants, children, and breastfeeding. Greet and promote positive working relationships with clients, families, health care providers, and co-workers. Perform other duties as assigned.

Ensure the core values of Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish
  • License / Certification: Requires successful completion of the WNA I and II (WIC Nutrition Assistant) training program within 15 months of hire

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Higher education in nutrition, allied health field, or ROP training
  • Experience / Training: WIC experience; background in nutrition or health related field; direct customer service
  • License / Certification: WIC WISE knowledge; WNA credentialing
  • Position Title: Dental Assistant
  • Department: Dental
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

The Dental Assistant’s primary job function is to work as part of a team to provide high quality, efficient and service oriented patient care while demonstrating the health center’s core values. The Dental Assistant is responsible for performing basic supportive chair-side procedures under the direction of the Staff Dentists, maintaining the operatories in a safe and workable condition, properly cleaning all dental instruments, and assistance with providing oral health education to patients and caregivers. Secondarily, the Dental Assistant is responsible for providing front office support, ensuring that a high level of customer service is provided to health center patients and caretakers.

Ensures that the core values of Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Excellence and Justice – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent education

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Experience / Training: Two years’ experience working in a pediatric dental office or community clinic
  • License / Certification: Valid Dental Assistant Certificate, including radiology and infection control certification; valid and current BLS certification
  • Position Title: Primary Care Physician
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Direct Patient Care: Provide high quality, patient-centered and values-based medical care, referral of patients for specialty care as needed, collaboration with health care team members as appropriate for consultation, referrals and follow-up care (80%).

Supervision of Clinical Staff: Assist mid-level health care providers in assessment and treatment of patients as necessary and direct supervision of nursing staff (10%).

Patient Education: Direct patient education regarding medical conditions and treatment, appropriate verbal and written patient referrals for further health education, assist CEO and CMO in program development and implementation as necessary (5%).

Quality Management and Utilization Review: Practice in an efficient, cost effective manner, participation in department and clinic-wide meetings, attend relevant Continuing Medical Education courses (5%).

Ensure the core values of Camino health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Board certified primary care physician with a minimum of two years experience in a primary care setting
  • Valid and current California medical license and DEA number

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a community health center
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Ability to relate to and work with people of all ages, social and ethnic backgrounds and maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Able to work at various health center locations and outreach
  • Position Title: Patient Services Representative
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center - Lake Forest, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Primary job function is to work as part of a team to provide high quality, efficient service oriented patient care while demonstrating the health center’s core values. Under the direct supervision of the Clinic Manager, the Patient Services Representative (PSR) is responsible for providing a high level of customer service to Camino’s patients, community partners, and other health center employees. The PSR is responsible for effectively communicating with patients for the purpose of obtaining and relaying accurate information needed for processing their medical visit. The PSR is charged with answering phone calls from patients and the community and appropriately processing each request. The PSR is responsible for processing medical records and other patient related documents. The PSR uses the health center’s electronic health record (EHR) and electronic workflow processes to conduct their work.

Ensure the core values of Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish; Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Experience / Training: One year clinical/medical front office experience preferred; experience using an electronic health record
  • Position Title: Medical Assistant
  • Department: Medical
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

The medical assistant’s primary job function is to work as part of the primary care team to provide high quality, efficient and service oriented patient care while demonstrating the health center’s core values. The medical assistant works alongside physicians, mid-level providers, behavioral health professionals, registered nurses and other support staff support to delivery direct patient care services. The medical assistant is responsible for executing standing orders as well as anticipating the needs of the care team in order to help facilitate the delivery of quality clinical care and a positive patient experience. The medical assistant is responsible for actively participating in the health center’s quality and continuous improvement activities.

Ensure that the core values of the Camino Health Center —Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Current BLS certification

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • One year experience or training in a health care setting. Experience working in an electronic health record (EHR). Allscripts EHR experience
  • Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited program
  • Position Title: Clinic Manager
  • Department: Administration
  • Location: Camino Health Center – Lake Forest
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Clinic Director, the Clinic Manager is responsible for coordinating the efficient flow of medical, behavioral health and dental services, ensuring a high level of customer service and managing the health center’s telecommunications and electronic health records systems. The Clinic Manager is responsible for organizing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the medical and dental support staff. The Clinic Manager is charged with maximizing appointment scheduling, ensuring patients are check-in accurately, and facilitating proper registration for public and privately funded programs. Participates and leads process improvement initiatives to enhance the health center’s Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) care delivery model. The Clinic Manager is responsible for promoting positive working relationships with patients, families, health care providers and health center employees in the spirit of Camino’s core values. The Clinic Manager is charged with developing a culture of teamwork within the health center in order to ensure an excellent patient experience, efficient operations and optimal access to care.

The Clinic Manager directly supervises the Health Information Clerks, Patient Services Representatives, Patient Services Representative Leads, Medical Assistants, Primary Care Team Leads, Perinatal Coordinator, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Assistants, and Dental Leads.

The Clinic Manager is an active member of the Management Team.

Ensure that the core values of Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience / Training: Prior supervisory experience and excellent customer services skills. Relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in related field
  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish; two years of experience working in an outpatient primary care clinic; two years of supervisory experience; experience working at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).
  • Position Title: Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Department: Behavioral Health
  • Location: Camino Health Center
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Specialist provides behavioral health services to patients of all ages at Camino Health Center. The Behavioral Health Specialist work alongside the health center’s medical teams to provide comprehensive whole person care. The Behavioral Health Specialists provides same day mental health consults, psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, alcohol and drug screening using the SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment), education/support groups and resource information. The Behavioral Health Specialist is the link between Camino Health Center, the community, and other local agencies that provide services for this population. Behavioral health services will be provided on site at Camino Health Center and with other community partnerships.

Ensure that the core values of Camino Health Center – Service, Dignity, Justice, and Excellence – are carried out within daily tasks.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college, university or professional school
  • License / Certification: Must be licensed, in the state of California, as an LCSW and be in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences; current BLS certification
  • Experience / Training: 3 years of providing direct behavioral health services to patient of all ages; ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions; should be comfortable with the pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team, and have strong communication skills

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Experience / Training: Bilingual English/Spanish; experience in an out-patient or community mental health setting; previous experience with motivational interviewing and brief counseling
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