Bilingual Medical Assistant - Yakima, WA

Employer: Planned Parenthood

Job Description:
Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho (PPGWNI) seeks a motivated and compassionate Certified Medical Assistant who's bilingual in English/Spanish to join our Yakima clinical team! In this role, you’ll be given opportunities to grow and advance in your medical career and make a tremendous impact on the lives of our patients. At Planned Parenthood, Medical Assistants work side-by-side with our clinicians to provide direct patient care, and lead many dimensions of care and service delivery.

NOTE: The ability to speak both English and Spanish fluently is required for this role. Unfortunately we aren’t able to consider candidates who are not bilingual in these languages at this time.

Working at PPGWNI is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all Washingtonians have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and evidence-based education programming so they can lead healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. We approach our work through a reproductive justice lens, seeking to break down the barriers that prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve. If this sounds like somewhere you’d fit in, please apply!

Core Responsibilities
Set patients up in exam rooms and conduct intake, including vitals monitoring, health history, and an overview of patient needs.
Provide patients medically-accurate and unbiased education on a wide range of health topics, including infection transmission and treatment, birth control options, pregnancy, and more.
Conduct health screenings.
Maintain accurate and consistent attention to detail, including processing labs, specimen handling, lab equipment, appropriate and legible written or typed chart documentation.
Safeguard the privacy and protected health information of patients in compliance with law and PPGWNI policies. Completely understand confidentiality and HIPAA and consequences of non-compliance.

Required Qualifications
Medical Assistant certification from an accredited school or program.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Completion of high school education or its equivalent (GED).
Completion of HIV/AIDS and CPR/BLS training.
A demonstrated commitment to PPGWNI's mission statement.
Superior customer service and teamwork skills.
Flexibility in work schedule included.
Travel to other health centers.

Required up to 25% of the time to various PPGWNI health centers.
Valid unencumbered driver's license, proof of insurance, and personal vehicle required.
Travel will be reimbursed and time spent traveling is paid.

Benefits Package
Generous PTO and holiday schedule.
Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents.
Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D).
401k retirement plan with up to a 5% employer match

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: $18.50/hour

Posted on August 19, 2020

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