Provides direct patient care within scope of practice.
Education: High School Diploma/GED and graduation from a medical assistant program OR in Washington Only, has received training by a licensed healthcare professional and meets the criteria for a Health Care Assistant certificate levels A (specific on the job training) & E (one academic year of formal, post-secondary education that includes anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, asepsis, and microbiology).
Experience: Six months experience in a health care setting, as a certified medical assistant preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: CPR certification within 3 months of employment (WA&OR). Washington Only- Health Care Assistant license level A & E required & received within 120 days of employment (level C preferred).
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual English/Spanish (except Spokane), Portland Bilingual English/appropriate foreign language based on demographics of the area. Demonstrates ability to communicate at level 10 on the ALTA language proficiency scale. Ability to learn medical terminology, anatomy, disease transmission and prevention.
The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is the largest community health center in the Pacific Northwest. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality care and offering them affordable health care options. YVFWC provides comprehensive medical, dental and social services in 15 Pacific Northwest communities. Our medical and dental services are complemented by behavioral health services, nutrition services, drug and alcohol treatment, an HIV/AIDS clinic, community health services, the Northwest Community Action Center (which provides employment, training, mentoring and other case management and referral services), and a mobile medical and dental unit.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic - 15 months ago
The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is the largest community health center in the Pacific Northwest. We are dedicated to providing...