Health Care Assistant I - Full Time (North East Ohio Virtual Hiring Event)
Job Details
Entry
Full Time
High School
$15.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Day
Health Care

**Sign-on Bonus**

There is a sign on bonus available for Health Care Assistants in both Family Planning and Surgical Services.

**Virtual Hiring Event**

Apply to this posting and you may be invited to an exclusive virtual hiring event!

 

Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio is seeking mission-minded Associates to join us as full time (37.5 per week) Health Care Assistants to serve our patients at our North East Ohio Health Centers, including Youngstown/Warren Health Center, Bedford Heights Health Center, and Bedford Heights Surgical Center.

 

The Health Center Assistant (HCA) will function as part of the multidisciplinary team to provide sexual, reproductive, and primary health care services.

 

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN?

 

Our Mission

We protect, promote, and provide empowered health care for people throughout Ohio.

  • We respect and honor all people
  • We are committed to a diverse and inclusive environment for patients and staff
  • We provide health care - without judgment
  • We maintain responsible business practices
  • We regularly demonstrate our shared organizational workplace values and standards in order to educate and care for the communities that we serve

 

BENEFITS

  • Signing Bonus
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Medical 90% employer-paid base medical plans for single coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision 100% employer paid
  • Life Insurance 100% employer paid
  • Accidental Death & Disability 100% employer paid
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability 100% employer paid
  • 401(k) with matching employer contribution up to 4%
  • Eight (8) paid holidays per year; plus an additional floating holiday
  • Financial incentive program for certified bilingual staff

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Customized interactive training and on-boarding program
  • Gain and/or strengthen your experience in areas such as
    • Collecting vital statistics
    • Lab techniques
    • Injection administration
    • Phlebotomy
    • Proficiency in industry leading electronic health record system
  • Opportunities to be promoted from within for those that demonstrate proficiencies and understanding of standard operating procedures over time and a commitment to positive patient experiences
  • Be part of a team that provides critical health care and education to Ohioans

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Family Planning:

  • Assist health center team in providing reproductive health services, including but not limited to contraceptive care, sexually transmitted infection screening and treatment, gender-affirming care including hormone therapy, annual wellness exams, LGBTQ+ inclusive care, limited primary care, and HIV testing, education and counseling
  • Work closely with a team of other HCAs and Advanced Practice Clinicians to deliver patient-centered, medically accurate, high quality health care
  • Support efficient workflow of patient-centered care by cross-training and actively participating in a wide range of duties including front office duties, medical assisting, vitals collection, injection and phlebotomy, medical history taking, providing education, billing and revenue cycle support, laboratory support, and medical records documentation

 

Surgical Services:

  • Assist health center team in providing reproductive health services, including but not limited to contraceptive care, sexually transmitted infection screening and treatment, gender-affirming care, and LGBTQ+ inclusive care
  • Practice a patient centered approach to the delivery of surgical services; identify opportunities to improve cycle times and the patient experience through data collection and analysis
  • Provide surgical clients with accurate information regarding PPGOH services, including questions pertaining to contraception options and funding sources.
  • Provide general health and reproductive health information to clients, assist with medical procedures, and perform clerical functions while ensuring quality patient care and excellent customer service.
  • Prepare surgical suites and maintain cleanliness and inventory of the lab area and exam rooms.
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise sensitivity and a nonjudgmental manner when dealing with sexuality and sensitive issues with clients
  • Work closely with a team of other HCAs, Advanced Practice Clinicians, and Physicians to deliver patient-centered, medically accurate, high quality health care
  • Support efficient workflow of patient-centered care by cross-training and actively participating in a wide range of duties including front office duties, medical assisting, vitals collection, injection and phlebotomy, medical history taking, providing education, billing and revenue cycle support, laboratory support, and medical records documentation

 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience working in a health care setting preferred
  • Knowledge and proficiency in medical assisting techniques and reproductive health preferred
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving, judgment, organizational and communication skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish is highly desired
  • Strong commitment to quality health care

 

PROMISE TO EMPLOYEES

 

Planned Parenthood has served Ohioans with safe, accessible, and affordable health care for 100 years and welcomed more than 100,000 patient visits to our health centers in 2020. Every day, we fight to provide this care to everyone, no matter their income level, insurance status, zip code, color, creed, or country of origin.

 

As a mission-driven health care provider, Planned Parenthood is dedicated to ending health disparities and achieving health equity among all races. We work on all levels through our health centers, educational programming, and public policy to make the greatest impact on the communities we serve.

 

In order to become the leading organization for high quality reproductive health care, we continuously strive to create a supportive work environment that results in a positive experience for patients and associates alike. We find this support in our In This Together workplace values and service standards that bring associates together and foster an inclusive culture.

 

Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (PPGOH) is an equal opportunity employer. We care for our business by ensuring that all of our decisions regarding the employment relationship, including the terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, are in accordance with our principles of equal opportunity.

 

As a matter of PPGOH policy we affirm that we respect and honor all people and we will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

 

In addition to the above commitments, PPGOH seeks to have employees that reflect the broad diversity of those that we serve and we encourage all who are ready to be In This Together to apply.

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