Medical Assistant – Certified – Closes 4/18/17

Position Medical Assistant – Certified
Employer Family Care Network
Job Description Essential Functions: The Medical Assistant, Certified position provides clinical support for Family Care Network’s physicians, patients and staff. We are looking for a qualified, motivated individual with a passion for family medicine who can:

Communicate effectively
Provide excellent customer service
Effectively manage patient flow
Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic patient care
Respond to patient phone messages and answer questions within appropriate scope of practice and/or as directed by provider
Process requests, refills and referrals in a timely manner
Accurately enter and review patient data in the EMR
Prioritize and multitask on multiple projects with frequent interruptions

Qualification Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and medical office practices
Ability to establish lasting and effective employee relationships in a team environment
Proficiency using standard computer and office equipment
Good spelling, grammar, typing, data entry, and phone skills
Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
Ability to adapt to process and procedure changes
Ability to thrive and grow in a learning environment
Previous medical office experience
Phone triage experience a plus
Required Education: Completion of accredited Medical Assistant or LPN program

Required Licensure: Current Washington State Certification as a Medical Assistant (MA-C) or LPN license

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and listen attentively. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Immunization Requirements: All FCN employees must adhere to the company immunization policy. Immunizations required: Influenza, HepB, Tdap, MMR, varicella or a verified history of chicken pox disease, PPD and any additional immunizations determined necessary for the protection of staff and patients. Family Care Network will cover the cost of required immunizations for Family Care Network employees; immunizations will be administered by FCN staff.

Family Care Network is a Drug-Free, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Compensation

DOE
Days/Hours Part time
Contact Info Human Resources, 709 W. Orchard Drive #4, Bellingham   EMAIL:    fcnjobs@hinet.org
How to Apply https://www.familycarenetwork.com/careers/current-openings#op-157970-medical-assistant-certified-lpn-2016871231
Position Closes April 18, 2017

Part time Caregiver, HCA, or CNA – Closes 4/21/17

Position Part time Caregiver, HCA, or CNA
Employer Gracious Living Adult Family Home
Job Description We are looking for a compassionate, kind hearted, and responsible individual to join our care team. Duties consist of assisting 4-5 elderly Residents with activities of daily living, meals, light house work, and most importantly spending quality time with each Resident. Flexible shifts, weekend shifts, and evening shifts available. Continue reading

WorkSource Job Fair!! 3/29/17

Work Source

Position WorkSource Job Fair!!
Employer
Job Description WorkSource Whatcom’s Job Fair will hose up to 50 different businesses seeking to hire.

Industries will include:  Maintenance and Repair, Transportation, Aerospace, Energy Sector, Health Care, Communications, Entertainment, Construction, Human Services, Technology, Manufacturing, Retail, Government!!

Bring your resume and be prepared to meet with representatives who may interview on the spot or require an online application.

The first 30 minutes of the Job Fair is Reserved for Veterans only access (10:00am – 10:30am)

Location of Job Fair:

St. Luke’s Community Health Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA

 

Qualification Each job qualifications will vary

Compensation

Not specified
Days/Hours Not specified
Contact Info William Adamek – 360-416-3572  EMAIL:  wadamek@esd.wa.gov

Rudy Cortez – 360-676-3271  EMAIL:  rcortez@esd.wa.gov

How to Apply Bring your resume and be prepared for interview!
Position Closes March 29, 2017, 10am – 1pm

Caregiver or CNA – Closes 5/1/17

Position Caregiver or CNA
Employer Silverado Senior Living
Job Description Silverado is presently seeking Caregivers to join our Memory Care team.

Summary of Major Functions:

Primary caregiver to Assisted Living residents’ memory impairments.
Assists residents in activities of daily living.
Also assists residents in experiencing purposeful, meaningful engagements such as Tai Chi, cooking, and travel clubs.

Experience:

Knowledge and experience working with residents with Alzheimer’s disease and memory care related diseases desirable.
Training is available for those without experience working in a long term care setting.

At Silverado, we sincerely appreciate our Associates! Silverado Senior Living offers competitive pay and great benefits for our full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with an employer match, vacation, and sick time as well as great opportunities for growth. Learn more about our Silverado Benefits: http://www.silveradobenefits.com

To maintain our world class standard, all offers of employment with Silverado are contingent upon a satisfactory background check as well as drug screening, a physical and TB testing (if required for the position). Silverado also uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Qualification • Must be willing to demonstrate passion and ability to work with people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related diseases.
• High school diploma, GED or educational equivalent preferred.
• Must be able to read, write and speak English.
• Must be comfortable working in an environment with pets and assisting in the care of community pets, including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, and birds.

Compensation

negotiable
Days/Hours 4-5 days/week
Contact Info Eva DiVenti – Recruiting Department, 4400 Columbine Dr. Bellingham, WA   EMAIL:   ediventi@silveradocare.com
How to Apply Contact recruiter via email at ediventi@silveradocare.com
Position Closes May 1, 2017

Physical Therapy Aide – Closes 4/14/17

Position Physical Therapy Aide
Employer Bellingham Back and Neck Clinic
Job Description Great opportunity to gain first had experience in a small manual physical therapy office. We are looking for someone interested in the medical field with anatomy knowledge and/or classwork. We require a one year commitment and training would start mid April.
Please bring resume to:
Bellingham Back and Neck Clinic
1801 C Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Qualification Anatomy knowledge and / or classwork.

Compensation

$11.00/hr
Days/Hours 20-25 hrs/week – Mid April- one year
Contact Info Cindy or Laurie, 1801 C Street, Bellingham  EMAIL:  office@bbnc.comcastbiz.net
How to Apply Please bring resume to:
Bellingham Back and Neck Clinic
1801 C Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Position Closes April 14, 2017

Community Health Specialist I – Developmental Disabilities – Closes 3/27/17

Position Community Health Specialist I – Developmental Disabilities
Employer Whatcom County
Job Description
Job Summary:

Whatcom County Health Department is seeking a Community Health Specialist to work in the Developmental Disabilities program. This new position will be responsible for providing information, education and outreach to the community including individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, schools and advocates. It will work with community partners to improve service system understanding, access and outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities across the lifespan. And it will apply and integrate the guiding values of the developmental disabilities system within program services and activities.

Essential Job Duties

Acts as a liaison with school districts regarding the transition of youth with developmental disabilities from school to work and adult life.

Builds coalitions and works collaboratively with community partners to create inclusive and welcoming communities.

Provides information throughout Whatcom County, including culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Develops and maintains resource and program materials.

Assists with the development of program recommendations, program performance and outcome reports.

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES 
Assists in the development of developmental disabilities services, programs, plans and budgets.

Assists with billing, tracking and monitoring client services, including use of county and state databases.

Participates in monitoring of service providers for compliance with contract and applicable local, state and federal rules.

Assists with staffing advisory board and committees; provides group facilitation for community groups and committees to accomplish program goals.

Gathers and assists with analyzing data for program and system improvement.

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Qualification Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public health, community health, health education, sociology, public administration, human services, or a closely-related field AND 2 years of progressively responsible experience in community or public health or human services.

Experience working with vulnerable adults required.

Experience working with contracts, grants and program monitoring desired.

A Master’s degree in public health, public policy, public administration or a closely-related field can be substituted for up to six months of experience.

Requires knowledge of: 
Human services programs, resources, principles and methods

Diverse populations served by publicly funded systems in Whatcom County

Practices and principles of supported employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.

Must pass job related tests.

Background check must meet County criteria.

Required to become a member of the local collective bargaining unit.

Compensation

$22.95 – $32.98 per hour
Days/Hours Full time
Contact Info Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA  EMAL:  HR@co.whatcom.wa.us
How to Apply Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application.  http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/1675/Current-Job-Openings
Position Closes March 27, 2017 at 4;30PM

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Open Until Filled

 

Lake Whatcom Center

Position Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Employer
Job Description LWC is hiring a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to provide services to residents with serious and persistent mental illness at the Alabama St. Assisted Living Facility (ALF) in accordance with WAC 388-78A (Boarding Home Rules) and WAC 246-841-400 (Standards of Practice for Nursing Assistants).  This schedule may include some overnight (NOC), evening and weekend shifts.
Qualification Minimum Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a High School diploma or GED.  Successful completion of a WA State approved Nursing Assistant Certification course or other education which meets state certification requirements.  Must have a current Washington State Nursing Assistant- Certified credential in good standing.  Experience working with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness preferred.  Good organizational skills.  Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.  Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach.  Ability to apply a Recovery based approach.  Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion. Good interpersonal relations skills; ability to work with difficult clients.  Good verbal and written communication skills; visual and auditory skills required to communicate, ensure, and deliver client care and provide legal documentation of care.  Basic computer skills.  Requires frequent standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching; Requires frequent walking to accomplish tasks; Requires ability to lift 50 pounds. Employment contingent on successful background check.

Compensation

$14.50/hr-$22.78/hr, DOE
Days/Hours Not specified
Contact Info EMAIL: HR@lwrtc.org  
How to Apply Submit application packet/resume via mail, or in person at HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226 or by email: HR@lwrtc.org
Position Closes Open Until Filled

Certified Medical Assistant – Closes 3/31/17

Position Certified Medical Assistant
Employer Family Care Network
Job Description Essential Functions: The Medical Assistant, Certified position provides clinical support for Family Care Network’s physicians, patients and staff. We are looking for a qualified, motivated individual with a passion for family medicine who can:

Communicate effectively
Provide excellent customer service
Effectively manage patient flow
Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic patient care
Respond to patient phone messages and answer questions within appropriate scope of practice and/or as directed by provider
Process requests, refills and referrals in a timely manner
Accurately enter and review patient data in the EMR
Prioritize and multitask on multiple projects with frequent interruptions

**Various Locations in Whatcom County

Qualification Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and medical office practices
Ability to establish lasting and effective employee relationships in a team environment
Proficiency using standard computer and office equipment
Good spelling, grammar, typing, data entry, and phone skills
Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
Ability to adapt to process and procedure changes
Ability to thrive and grow in a learning environment
Previous medical office experience
Phone triage experience a plus
Required Education: Completion of accredited Medical Assistant program.

Required Licensure: Current Washington State Certification as a Medical Assistant (MA-C)

Compensation

Starting wage $13-$18 DOE
Days/Hours varies by location
Contact Info Human Resources, 709 W. Orchard Drive #4, Bellingham, WA  EMAIL:  fcnjobs@hinet.org
How to Apply https://www.familycarenetwork.com/careers/current-openings
Position Closes March 31, 2017

Home Care Aide – Closes 5/31/17

Position Home Care Aide
Employer Cascade Connections
Job Description Cascade Connections is seeking compassionate and dedicated employees to join our team immediately. We strive to employ individuals who desire to make a difference in others’ lives by enhancing every aspect of the lives of adults with disabilities. Support includes daily life skills, community integration through outside activities, and assisting in medical care.

Employee Status: Part-time (under 30 hours per week)

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Carry out all aspects of client care plan as directed by the Program Director
• Thoroughly documenting shift in appropriate logs to communicate with co-workers as well as reading previous shift logs prior to working scheduled shift
• Maintain confidentiality of client records and information to the highest degree
• Inform the Program Director of client, guardian/representative and community interactions
• Transport clients as directed by the client’s care plan
• Accompany, supervise, and assist clients on community outings
• Abide by and understand agency policies and procedures
• Assist and instruct participants in emergency evacuation procedures
• Establish and maintain positive communication and working relationships with participants and the people they interact with in all aspects of their life.
• Immediately report evidence of abuse or witnessed neglect to appropriate agency and Program Director
• Offer clients support, guidance, and direction in carrying out their responsibilities, activities, and decisions
• Perform and maintain participants’ living environment (household chores such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.), if directed by client’s care plan

Cascade Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer and stands committed to Affirmative Action.

Qualification
  • WA State driver license
  • Able to pass a criminal history background check
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have obtained a high school diploma or GED
  • Meet our drug-free workplace policy

Compensation

$11.50/hour ($11.00/hour overnight shift)
Days/Hours All Hours (Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends)
Contact Info Tomoe Wilfong, 1611 N. State St Bellingham, WA 98225  EMAIL:  twilfong@ccsite.org
How to Apply Please fill out an employment application located at http://cascadeconnections.org/about-us/employment/
Position Closes May 31, 2017

Emergency Medical Services Manager – Closes 3/26/17

Position Emergency Medical Services Manager
Employer Whatcom County
Job Description Whatcom County, WA | Job opportunities

Job Summary:
Whatcom County seeks an experienced, proven leader to serve as Emergency Medical Services Manager.  this critical position will be responsible for making regional delivery and funding decisions cooperatively with the Emergency Medical Systems Oversight Board and the Technical Advisory Board to ensure Advanced Life Support (ALS) delivery from a system-wide perspective.
Essential Job Duties:
  • Administrative oversight of the Whatcom County EMS delivery system to maintain a coordinated partnership and integrated county-wide regional network of Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) services provided by Whatcom County, local cities and county fire districts.
  • Work with the Executive Oversight and Technical Advisory Boards to provide strategic input for future plans and requirements.
  • Assist with high-level criteria based dispatch system and establish a process for monitoring the medical quality of dispatch.
  • Collect and analyze reports and data to evaluate programs and efficiency of the EMS system and identify where additional services are needed.
  • Forecast funding requirements and develop levy recommendations for ongoing funding of EMS operations.

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Qualification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management Services, Business Administration, Public Administration Health Care r a related field;
  • 5 years of profressively responsible emergency maanagement and/or emergency medical services experience, including administrative experience involving system management, budget development and financial tracking;
  • 3 years of supervisory experience;
  • Experience as a certified paramedic preferred

Compensation

$6,924 – $9,476 per month DOQ
Days/Hours Full time
Contact Info Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA  EMAL:  HR@co.whatcom.wa.us
How to Apply Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application.  http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/1675/Current-Job-Openings

First interviews will be conducted on April 17, 2017

Position Closes March 26, 2017 at 4:30pm