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Health Care Assistant

Company: Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 8, 2022

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:

Sea Mar is a mandatory COVID-19 and flu vaccine organization

Health Care Assistant - Posting #22900

Position Summary:

Temporary Full-time Health Care Assistant position available for our medical clinic in Kent. 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.
  • Maybe asked to travel to other Sea Mar sites due to staffing and patient needs.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.

    How to Apply:

    To apply for this position, complete the online application and click submit. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Marlen Mendez, HCA at MarlenMendez@seamarchc.org

    Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted on 12/21/2021

    External candidates will be considered after 12/24/2021

    Please visit our website to learn more about us at www.seamar.org. You may also apply thru our Career page at

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Keywords: Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Kent , Health Care Assistant, Healthcare , Kent, Washington

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