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Plans are for the Family Health
Center of Albion to be open for business by early January, if not sooner.
The Center will be open primarily during regular daytime hours, either
8-5, or 9-6. A physician has already been signed on, but nurses, a receptionist
and some other positions are still in the process of being filled. For
information on positions available, where to submit resumes/C.V.s, etc.
contact the Family Health Center of Battle Creek. *(See listings at
end of story).
The Family Health Center of Albion
was developed on a fast track after the closing of Trillium Hospital
in early 2002. Its purpose will be to provide quality health care to
people in the greater Albion area who are uninsured, under insured,
and insured. It is not a free clinic. Patient Advocates will be available
to meet in a confidential setting with patients to discuss arrangements
for reasonable payments options.
While the Center will handle minor medical emergencies such as bee stings, small lacerations, etc., it is not an emergency room. More information on the Family Health Center of Albion will be forthcoming.
Applications for a pair of positions
at Albion's soon to be in place Family Health Center are still available.
The first position is as a receptionist. Previous medical experience
is helpful. Computer skills are desirable, as are excellent communication
skills. A positive attitude and ability to work with the public are
The second position is for an
RN or LPN. Professional with positive attitude and exceptional work
ethic. Ambulatory care experience preferred. Competitive wages and benefits.
Send cover letters and resumes
to Family Health Center of Battle Creek, 181 W. Emmett St., Battle Creek,
MI 49017. For more information call (269) 966-2600.
To see photographs of the Family
Health Center of Albion being set up on Monday go to http://www.albionmich.com/news/healthcenter/setup11_25_02.html
To see a photographic essay commemorating
the special day, see the three page web site at
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