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Health Care Assistant (Trilingual in English/Mixteco/Spanish)

Company: Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position: Health Care Assistant (Trilingual in English/Mixteco/Spanish or English/Spanish/Triqui ) - Posting 22039 Position Summary: Full-time Healthcare Assistant available for our Bellingham Medical Clinic. We are looking for someone who has the ability to Speak Mixteco/Spanish and English or Triqui/Spanish and English. The Health Care Assistant is a key member of the patient care team, supporting the care team to ensure patient receives current and ongoing primary care services in a timely, courteous and professional manner at all times. The Health Care Assistant will work collaboratively, efficiently and effectively with other members of the care team, such as the provider, Medical Assistants, on-site Integration Specialists, Care Coordinators, Health Educators, Dietitians, and Behavioral Health Specialists. The care team works collaboratively to ensure improved health outcomes, smooth patient flow throughout the care process, and ultimately an exceptional experience for the patient. The Health Care Assistant duties are include but are not limited to the following: assist with provider referrals, scheduling appointments, receive, document and return patient messages, coordinate needed services both internally and externally, ensuring communication and documentation for comprehensive patient care. The Health Care Assistant will also be responsible for managing quality gap reports, contacting patients and creating appointments and follow up as needed. The Health Care Assistant may have other duties as assigned such as but not limited to performing QI audits; participation in organizational committees, performing retina scanning and providing shadowing opportunities for new staff. Qualifications: The person in this position must demonstrate professionalism and integrity at all times and must have the physical and emotional stability and personality suited to meet the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of the population served. Must possess high school graduation/GED or higher. Previous experience in Family Medicine is preferred. Must adhere to the Sea Mar Employee Health Screening Policy. Trilingual English/Spanish/Mixteco or English/Spanish/Triqui required. What We Offer: Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it's a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. The fringe benefits surpass most companies. For example, Full-time employees working 30 hours more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24 days per year 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment. How to Apply: To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Sonia Garza, HCA at Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer Posted on 07/20/2021 External candidates are considered after 07/23/2021 This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). Please visit our website to learn more about us at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Powered by JazzHR FVowb6Qen9

Keywords: Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Bellingham , Health Care Assistant (Trilingual in English/Mixteco/Spanish), Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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