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Full-Time Physician Needed

Finger Lakes Community Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center with several locations in central New York is seeking a full-time Physician to provide services at our Port Byron Community Health Center. Applicants must possess Board Certification and an unrestricted NYS medical license. Living in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York offers, not only scenic beauty but safe neighborhoods and great school systems. Hours: Monday through Friday, some evenings, no weekends, friendly work atmosphere. Competitive Salary and benefits package including 401K, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, CME, and Life Insurance. Interested applicants please send Curriculum Vitae (CV) to:  jillr@flchealth.org or mail to: Finger Lakes Community Health Attention: Jill R PO Box 423 Penn...

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The Pharmacist as Educator

Stephanie Donlon, PharmD – The Pharmacy at Geneva Community Health For Stephanie, being a pharmacist requires a deep understanding of biology, chemistry, and people.  She has worked in a medical camp in India, counseled psychiatric patients on drug information, and led a weekly therapy group for diabetes patients.  Her passion for biology and healing started as a young girl growing up on a small farm in Geneva. There, she took care of farm animals from a very early age, witnessing the cycle of birth, illness, and death firsthand. Although she considered veterinary school, she decided that she wanted to work with people.  Pharmacy was the best fit for her, combining her aptitude for biology and...

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Dispensing Wisdom in the Community

Patricia McCauley, PharmD, RPh – The Pharmacy at Geneva Community Health Patricia believes that her role as a pharmacist is not just to prescribe medications, but to dispense knowledge, wisdom and caring to the community she serves. As a child growing up, Patricia McCauley had a close family member with severe health issues. She always remembers how helpful the local pharmacy was, and how they worked with physicians to make life easier for her family.  Today, her approach is to emulate the childhood pharmacist that inspired her career –treating patients with dignity, respect, and understanding. A pharmacist for more than a decade, Patricia is a long-term resident of the Finger Lakes region. She has supervised...

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Full Time Patient Service Representative

Finger Lakes Community Health is seeking to employ a full time Patient Service Representative. Applicants must have the ability to work flexible hours including evenings. Applicants must have the ability to communicate fluently in both Spanish and English. Experience is a plus.   Interested applicants please send your resume to Jill Rapp:   jillr@flchealth.org Or mail to: Finger Lakes Community Health attn: Jill Rapp P.O. Box 423 14 Maiden Lane Penn Yan, New York...

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Peace Corps leads to work in Medical Field

Dr. Melissa Dhundale – Geneva Community Health Melissa Dhundale got her start in Public Health after working in rural Ecuador as a Peace Corp Volunteer.  Upon her return from the Corps, Melissa worked in health clinics in the United States.  Her decision to enroll in medical school was the best way she knew to combine public health with her love for medicine. Dr. Dhundale loves pediatric medicine where she watches her patients develop through all stages of childhood.  “I understand that I am only one part of the team in a child’s health care.  Each patient comes from different cultures and circumstances and together with the family, I help to figure out the best...

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Finger Lakes Community Health Welcomes new Dentist

Dr. Sakshi Deep, DDS – Sodus & Geneva Community Health Dr. Sakshi Deep grew up in a family who felt strongly about education and community service. She was inspired watching her own dentist work, Sakshi felt dentistry was a career that would encourage her to strive for excellence while enabling her to work with her hands. Dr. Deep decided to join Finger Lakes Community Health so she could work with a diverse population.  She feels that each patient is unique and their care must be individualized to their needs. She says, “My main objective is to make my patients feel comfortable so we can work together to resolve any problems.” Dr. Deep studied dental...

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Compassion and medicine always go together for this physician

Dr. Raquel Reyes – Sodus and Newark Community Health A series of life events led Raquel to study medicine.  She chose a practice that would provide the opportunity to care for a diverse patient population, from young to old, and across socioeconomic backgrounds.  Dr. Reyes understands that, “being a doctor involves more than just meeting a patient’s medical needs, it’s about getting people and their families through the hardest time(s) of their lives and comforting people when they need it most.” Dr. Reyes graduated from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed a combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where she received the Hoekelman Award, given...

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