Medical Assistant - Certified
Being a Medical Assistant at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic means using your skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of people in your community. As a Medical Assistant, you will work with a team of skilled physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide direct, compassionate, quality care to our patients. Whether you’ve just completed a medical assistant training program, or you’re a seasoned professional interested in putting your experience to work in a mission-driven, community healthcare setting, YVFWC can provide the rewarding career opportunity you’re searching for.
Provides direct patient care within scope of practice.
- Education: High School Diploma/GED and graduation from a medical assistant program.
- Experience: Six months experience in a healthcare setting required; experience as a certified medical assistant preferred
- Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Current license as a Medical Assistant/Certified for Washington State required. Pass the mandatory 8-hour Blood Borne Pathogen training within 1 month of hire. CPR certification within 3 months of employment.
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual English/Spanish with demonstrated ability to communicate at level 10 on the ALTA language proficiency scale; ability to learn medical terminology, anatomy, disease transmission and prevention in English and Spanish; and must be able to competently communicate verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish
We serve more than 149,000 across 24 medical clinics, 12 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 59 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.