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Health Care Assistant in Troy

Company: Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood
Location: Troy
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood* is currently looking for a friendly, energetic, and reliable *Health Care Assistant* to join our diverse team in our Troy Health Center.

This is a _full-time_ (37.5 hours per week) career opportunity that is eligible for our *generous* benefits package!

*Scheduled Shifts: *

Monday: 8:00a-4:00p

Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday: 11:30am-7:30pm

Thursday: 11:30am-7:30pm

Friday: 9:00am- 5:00pm

If you have a passion for providing excellent patient care in a supportive and diverse environment, Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood is the place to be!

Planned Parenthood takes pride in the quality, personalized, attentive care we provide to all our patients. Our Health Care Assistants are essential to ensuring every patient has a positive experience while in our Center. While our Health Care Assistants have a broad scope of responsibilities, some of the most critical include (but are not limited to):

* Prepares exam rooms
* Assists clinicians during medical sessions including documentation of appropriate activities
* Follows all guidelines to ensure sterilization of self and instruments
* Assists with analgesia and sedation, including ambulatory assistance and wheelchair assistance as needed
* Performs phlebotomy and completes laboratory requisitions appropriately
* Conducts pregnancy testing and options counseling
* Performs vital signs assessment
* Thoroughly and accurately completes required documentation
* Maintains patient charts and records in accordance with clinic standards and guidelines, assuring confidentiality of all records
* Able to interact with patients regarding specific health problems comfortably and professionally and initiate appropriate referrals as needed
* Works with the team to maintain cleanliness, maintenance and care to all areas of the health center to ensure patient comfort

*What makes a Health Care Assistant a GREAT team member : *

Someone who respects and honors all people, likes to jump in, likes to try new things and is committed to learning and growing to improve how we care for our patients and each other. Relates comfortably to all people. Works quickly without compromising detail. *Care. No Matter What.*

*Requirements: *

* High school diploma or GED required
* 1 year work experience in a medical office environment required
* Prior experience in a customer service position preferred
* Experience working with insurance carriers/providers highly preferred.
* Must be proficient with computers
* Experience working with Electronic Health Records
* *New staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received their booster before employment. UHPP also requires employees to be vaccinated against the flu. Exemptions will be made for medical reasons with documentation held in our HR office.*

*Benefits: *

* Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance
* Paid Time Off
* Holidays
* Retirement Plan
* Employee Assistance Program
* An inclusive and diverse work environment committed to the mission of Planed Parenthood and our clients
* Plus much, much more!!

_*If you are interested in "jumping in" to our mission, apply today!*_

_The mission of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood is to promote healthy sexuality and reproductive choice through exceptional services, honest education and fearless advocacy._

_One of the fundamental beliefs guiding Planned Parenthood is that the respect and value for all types of diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our effectiveness and organizational well-being. We are an equal opportunity_ _employer_.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Free parking
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Ob/Gyn
Schedule:
* Day shift
Work setting:
* Clinic

COVID-19 considerations:
New staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received their booster before employment. Exemptions will be made for medical reasons with documentation held in our HR office.

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Insurance Verification: 1 year (Preferred)
* Electronic Health Records: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, Troy , Health Care Assistant in Troy, Other , Troy, New York

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