Job Opportunities

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Current Openings:

Medical Assistant

Job Purpose:
The Medical Assistant I (Certified) will perform duties to assist the Clinic providers in the delivery of primary medical care as needed and within the parameters of their certification.

Duties:
• Prepares patients for provider, including greeting patients, patient check-in and check-out, questioning patients as to problems, recording chief complaint, obtaining vital signs and other lab work as indicated and prepares patients for individual treatment and appropriate examinations.
• Assists providers in healthcare activities, performance of diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures.
• Helps keep providers on schedule; monitors and adjusts patient flow and limits interruptions.
• Ensures an appropriate environment for delivery of healthcare by assisting, in general, with maintenance and housekeeping (e.g., maintaining equipment, locking and securing areas, and maintaining work areas in a clean, safe, and orderly fashion.
• Participates in daily team huddle with assigned provider.
• Collects viable specimens from the clinic’s patients, performs all in-house testing, prepares specimens/records for outside lab procedures and records lab results.
• Records results of all appropriate labs in the patient’s medical record.
• Gives injections only under the medical supervision of the provider.
• Completes all records and reports as assigned and supervised.
• Scribes for medical provider as assigned.
• Participates in the community health center’s quality assurance activities and performs duties in accordance with applicable standards.
• Develops and maintains skills by seeking consultation from appropriate sources.
• Receives telephone calls from patients, organizing provider’s priorities.
• Makes follow-up telephone calls to patients on lab/radiology reports and makes appointments.
• Attends all clinical updates, meetings and trainings.
• Assists in tracking patient care in the OCHIN system.
• Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to HIPAA guidelines/regulations.
• Participates as a team member.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills/Attributes:
• Ability to proficiently and accurately read and write in English.
• Excellent telephone, communication and interviewing skills.
• Proficient computer skills; ability to use multiple types of programs, i.e., word processing, electronic health record.
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and perform efficiently and effectively in a stressful environment.
• Ability to work in fast-paced setting.
• Empathy and understanding of patients with special needs.
• Ability to work effectively with people from diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Qualifications:
• High School graduate with 0-1 year of experience in a primary medical care setting and/or completion of a medical assistant’s educational program at an accredited school.
• With one year of experience as a medical assistant prior to employment, certification exam must be passed within six months of employment.
• With no experience as a medical assistant prior to employment, certification exam must be passed within 15 months of employment.
• Experience with an electronic medical record.
• Ability to learn to perform laboratory tests and willingness to assist other staff as necessary.
• Ability to make accurate technical and visual observations of patients.
• Ability to relate well to patients and staff.
• Current CPR certification.

Immunizations:
• TDAP

Physical Requirements:
• Standing/walking; predominant daily position.
• Bending, stooping, lifting, positioning; predominant daily physical activities while performing duties within clinic practice.
• In performing job duties may be exposed to blood and body fluids and hazardous chemicals; sight, auditory, tactile and olfactory senses exposure.
• Operating technical equipment.
• Computer screen, mouse and keyboard usage.
• Telephone usage.
• May be required to work various shifts, weekends, holidays or overtime.

Download an application at the top of this page, or contact Tammy Durham at humanresources@rinehartclinic.org to have one emailed. You can also stop by the CLINIC at 230 Rowe St. to pick up an application.

Social Worker – 1 full time position

Location: Northern Oregon Coast, 100+ year-old, primary care community-based Federally Qualified Health Center approved for renewable student loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps

Benefits: Competitive salary, full medical, dental, vision, 4 week’s vacation, retirement plan available, CME time off, partial relocation assistance negotiable

Call: Telephone only, rotating schedule

On-site: Pharmacy, Radiology, Social Work

Patient load: Average number of patients per day 10

Patient mix: Patient-Centered Medical Home, Primary and Urgent Care, Family, Internal and Pediatric Medicine, Women’s Health, Geriatrics, Sports Physicals & Immunizations

Start date: Immediate

Experience: LCSW with minimum of 2 years experience in a primary care, hospital or addictions setting; Interested in working with addictions; Preferred CAC or CADC; Bilingual English/Spanish given a priority.

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Rinehart Clinic is on the beautiful Oregon coast in north Tillamook County. The Clinic is minutes from hiking and biking trails, kayaking, year-round fishing, wineries, ocean vistas and the nearby cities of Manzanita and Nehalem Bay. The Clinic’s service area is federally-designated as Health Professional Shortage and Medically Underserved Areas. The Clinic provides high quality, complete, personalized medical care for local residents and visitors to the Coast.

Download an application at the top of this page, or contact Tammy Durham at humanresources@rinehartclinic.org to have one emailed. You can also stop by the CLINIC at 230 Rowe St. to pick up an application.

IT Coordinator

Small rural, federally qualified health center is looking for a detail-oriented, efficient multi-tasker who enjoys working with a team to oversee our technology needs. The IT Coordinator will also provide immediate end-user support and training to patient care and business process teams to facilitate the acceptance, integration, and use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system (EPIC).

• Oversight of all hardware and software used by the staff and the organization, including recommendations for new purchases.

• Installs, replaces and configures components, diagnoses problems and performs preventive maintenance on computer equipment and related networks and systems.

• Installs, configures, troubleshoots and maintains needed software.

• Provides end-user desktop support and training.

• Provide daily support to EPIC applications’ users through troubleshooting, coaching and consulting.

• Provides direct support to clinical operations and patient care teams to facilitate the introduction, acceptance, integration and optimal use of the Epic application in the clinic.

• Provides onboarding, offboarding and IT/EHR orientation for staff, under the direction of the Director of Human Resources.

• Provides oversight of preventive maintenance, security, and backup and disaster recovery procedures.

• Manages new test features and upgrades prior to implementation.

• Monitors and provides oversight to all aspects of the firewalls and servers.

• Provides support for the organization’s telephone system.

• Reviews IT policies and procedures needed to ensure the well-functioning and security of all IT systems.

• Provides data migration as needed.

• Liaisons with the organization’s external IT provider and other technology vendors.

• Collaborates with clinic leadership and users to identify opportunities for efficiencies in clinic operations, clinical practice support and improved health outcomes.

Qualifications:

• Understanding of database fundamentals/architecture.

• Strong project management skills.

• Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.

• Proficient with software and hardware.

• Ability to effectively work in a team environment.

• Proficiency with basic word processing and presentation applications (Microsoft office suite – Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

• At least one year experience in a healthcare setting with demonstrated understanding of clinical practice preferred.

• Associates degree. Bachelor’s degree preferred in health information systems or related discipline.

Job Type: Full-time

Download an application at the top of this page, or contact Tammy Durham at humanresources@rinehartclinic.org to have one emailed. You can also stop by the CLINIC at 230 Rowe St. to pick up an application.