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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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From Medical Illustrations to Dentistry

Spencer Phippen – DMD Before his career as a dentist, Dr. Phippen was a Medical Illustrator and created anatomical and surgical drawings for medical textbooks. Although he felt that the work he was doing served an important role, Dr. Phippen felt he wanted to have more of a personal and immediate impact on the wellbeing of others. He soon realized that dentistry would allow him to make a positive contribution to patients’ health, and would utilize the fine hand skills he had developed in his years as an illustrator. Dr. Phippen has now been practicing dentistry for seven years. Dr. Phippen believes that patients should always have a clear understanding of their dental needs...

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Family Nurse Practitioner loves connecting with patients

Emma D. Dizon, FNP-C Healing patients and promoting good health has always been rewarding, meaningful, and challenging for Emma Dizon, as it has driven her to healthcare. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she worked there as both a Registered Nurse and a University Professor teaching nursing courses, and has been involved in both research and clinical practices globally to contribute to healthcare. After graduating with her second Masters in Nursing from SUNY Binghamton, Emma was offered many new opportunities to continue her love for healthcare as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in the U.S. and chose to work in a community health center. Emma enjoys being a part of Finger Lakes Community Health because she...

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From the Emergency Room to Primary Care

Rebecca Martin, FNP-BC Rebecca Martin chose to become a medical professional for one simple reason: she has a passion for helping people. After four years as an RN in the Emergency Department, Rebecca began noticing the critical need for primary care for patients, which pushed her towards working at Finger Lakes Community Health today. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, she wishes to help identify barriers for her patients and make essential changes to keep them out of the Emergency Department and in the hands of their primary care providers. Treating the whole patient is central in Rebecca’s approach to patient care. She believes that there is so much more to treating patients than just...

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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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Compassion and medicine always go together for this physician

Dr. Raquel Reyes – Geneva 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 to the...

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