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Health Center Assistant

at Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains

Posted: 2/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: b0f6ea7d-d3a3-412b-b386-a1191192404b

Job Description

Health Center Assistant

Aurora
Medical Services – Aurora Health Center
Full Time

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Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, which includes health centers in Colorado, Southern Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming has been helping individuals make responsible choices for over 100 years.

Since 1916, we have been committed to delivering the highest quality reproductive health care, teaching responsible and age-appropriate sexuality education and have been working diligently to protect a woman's right to choose.

Each year more than 100,000 women, men and teens visit our health centers throughout our four state region - Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

RESPONSIBLE TO:
Health Center Manager

SUMMARY:
Provides medical support to the clinician while maintaining efficient, professional health centers. This position is hourly, non-exempt.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Must be proficient as a health center assistant which includes:

- Performs all birth control and STD education and testing as well as pregnancy testing and all other waived tests.
- Performs venipuncture and injections (pursuant to state law)
- Provides Pap smear education and follow-up as delegated by the health center clinician.
- Provides education, obtain informed consent, and assist with minor medical procedures and/or abortions.
- Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
- Demonstrates advanced computer skills, including report generation in the Enterprise Practice Management system; a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and an understanding of Intranet usage.
- Tracks the receipt, review, and follow up of lab results and capable of monitoring the Lab Pending and Resulted Lab report.
- Executes every side task required of a health center assistant including but not limited to Birth Control by Mail, records release, incoming and outgoing charts, prescription requests, etc.
Develops, supervises or coordinates special programs or services such as teen clinics, support groups with education outside core services, and managing volunteers.
Assists with community networking, community education, fundraising, marketing, outreach, and in-service presentations.
Steps in as point person in the absence of a manager.
Provides follow-up/data entry for special funding programs or research studies as applicable.
Participates in abortion services (participation can include referrals, information, education, counseling, scheduling, etc.).
Able to assist with all procedures provided at your health center.
Performs any other duties as assigned to ensure client satisfaction and promote health center success.
Floats to other health centers and pick up shifts as needed.
Participates in training new staff.
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school degree or equivalent.

Previous Planned Parenthood or family planning experiences is a plus.
Strong commitment to patient care, communication, and organizational skills required.

Background Check Required

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

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