The Federal Way Public Health Family Planning Clinic is looking for a skilled, motivated and enthusiastic Medical Assistant who is committed to a team approach, adults and teens to provide high quality sexual and reproductive health and education services.
The Medical Assistant works as a paraprofessional performing delegated patient care functions under the clinical direction of an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and under the supervision of a Personal Health Services Supervisor (PHSS) or site manager.
Medical Assistants work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary clinic team that interacts with the public and community partners, while delivering quality healthcare services to racially, ethnically, and socio economically diverse populations. Medical Assistants perform administrative support duties, conduct education and outreach activities, research various topics and information, conduct assessments, and are expected to regularly adapt their role/tasks in order to maximize clinic efficiency and flow.
The primary focus of this position is providing family planning care including: birth control, options counseling, abortion referrals, and STD diagnosis and treatment to patients. Additional duties vary and can include: immunizations, phlebotomy, medication administration, injections, and data entry into tracking system.
Commitment to Equity and Social Justice:
As the only jurisdiction in the world named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.
We have a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all – in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from vulnerable communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.
Applicants should be committed to working with diverse populations throughout King County to provide excellent customer service to a broad range of cultures, in accordance with the King County Equity and Social Justice Ordinance and the King County Strategic Plan.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills:
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.
APPLICATION PROCESS: The following completed items are required to be considered for this vacancy:
King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
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