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Job Posting: Medical Practice Manager

Full-Time. Competitive Salary. Excellent Benefits. Community Health Center seeks experienced Practice Manager to Manage Medical Practice Personnel; work with the Health Center Team to analyze Patient Needs, Patient Flow, and Procedures of the Medical Practice and Skills of the Staff. Responsible to provide training and orientation for new employees and make sure the new hires fill out required paperwork. Practice Managers oversee staff as required by the Health Center Director or his/her designee and manage the medical practice personnel. They work with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to decide on the number of staff needed by analyzing patient needs, patient flow, and the procedures of the medical practice and the skills of the staff. They are also responsible for creating a positive and productive work environment and must also make sure employees adhere to all compliance standards set forth by local, state, federal and private funding sources. Practice Managers take a strong leadership role, creating realistic expectations for the staff as it is vital to the success of the practice.

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FREE TAX PREPARATION for RHODE ISLAND RESIDENTS

Paula McFarland
401-941-0774 x5
Executive Director, RICAA
Email: pmcfarland@ricaa.org

(Cranston, RI) – Rhode Island residents who make $51,000 a year or less may be entitled to an earned income tax credit as well as free tax preparation. 

Rhode Island Community Action Association (RICAA), the Citizens Bank Foundation, and the United Way of Rhode Island are partnering to launch a public awareness campaign January 25th at 10am at the Museum of Work and Culture in Woonsocket to announce the campaign promoting free tax preparation.  

The campaign will educate Rhode Islanders of the IRS’ Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program and its benefits to individuals and married couples. 

Jeanne Gattegno is CEO of Westbay Community Action and Board Chair of the RI Community Action Association, whose member network serves more than 200,000 Rhode Islanders each year. “The maximum tax credit savings a filer can be eligible for is $5,891,” says Gattegno, “we see people struggling every day. The Earned Income Tax Credit can be used to put food on the table, pay fuel bills, child care, or invest in education.”  

In 2012, Earned Income Tax Credits brought nearly $15 million dollars to the state of Rhode Island.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, now in its ninth year, offers certified tax preparation volunteers at VITA sites throughout Rhode Island including the eight member agencies of Rhode Island Community Action. United Way of Rhode Island has funded the VITA sites since 2004 and contributed $68,000 to the program’s community action agencies last year. Information on site locations and free tax preparation is available to all tax filers by calling United Way’s toll-free helpline, 2-1-1.

“The EITC/VITA campaign is a great example of how much can be accomplished when we work together to help people who are struggling in these difficult economic times,” says Anthony Maione, President & CEO, United Way of Rhode Island.   

“The Citizens Bank Foundation is pleased to support the EITC public awareness program”, says Ned Handy, President, Citizens Bank Rhode Island.  “The tax credit benefits the hard working members of our community as well as the Rhode Island economy.  Last year this program brought $14.9 million back to the state.”


RI Access to Benefits and Guidelines to Government Assistance Programs
The RI Access to Benefits was developed by the Rhode Island Community Action Association to provide a single, comprehensive, and “One–Door “ access resource to prescreen for potential eligibility to our countless services and programs. Your information will first be sent to the Rhode Island Community Action Association then transmitted to the appropriate network member community action agency right in your neighborhood. This single form will prescreen you for all programs and benefits our partner agencies offer.

During our review of your information , you and your family may want to access information on an array of government assistance programs. Visit The Poverty Institute www.povertyinstitute.org/guide

Since Government Assistance Program requirements change often, the online resource guide is updated regularly. To learn about recent changes to the programs listed in the Guide, sign up for The Poverty Institute’s "Benefits Bulletin” to receive these updates via email, or visit The Poverty Institute’s BENEFITS BULLETIN ARCHIVE
 


Weatherization Works!!
Community action agencies throughout Rhode Island are offering no-cost energy audits and free energy-conservation services such as home insulation, window and door replacement, weather stripping and caulking for low-income homeowners and renters.
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The Family Violence Option Advocacy Program
The Family Violence Option Advocacy Program (FVOAP) assists DHS clients who are victims/survivors of domestic violence....
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