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Community Health Technician 

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Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization committed to making a difference??

Are you committed to providing excellent customer service in every interaction??

Then look no further........


Community First Health Centers is currently looking for a Community Health Technician to join our team at our New Haven medical facility within our WIC department. The ideal candidate for this role will be enthusiastic, motivated and a team player. This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.



Daily responsibilities of our Community Health Technician may include:

  • Accurately obtain and record adult and child anthropometric data (height, weight and head circumference) following Federal, State and Local Agency policies and procedures
  • Manually plot anthropometric data on program-specified growth charts
  • Perform manual calculation of applicant income to determine program eligibility and inform applicants of their eligibility or ineligibility for program benefits
  • Accurately obtain and record client information including income, Identity, residency, proof of pregnancy and demographics
  • Screen applicants for recommended immunizations and lead testing
  • Complete quality control logs and records
  • Clean and sanitize equipment, instruments and work area adhering to State/Local Agency/CLIA and OSHA policies/procedures and standards
  • Issue program benefits and documents to participants following Federal, State and Local Agency policies and procedures
  • Conduct patient referrals as directed
  • Attend and participate in required continuing education, meeting(s) and in-service(s) as required
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a full time; 40 hours per week opportunity.

Hours will be gained Monday thru Friday; 830am to 5pm with some flexiblity needed based on business demands.


Why work for Community First Health Centers?

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan with low biweekly premiums and no exposure to a deductible, copays or coinsurance
  • Dental Coverage provided through Delta Dental of Michigan
  • Vision Coverage provided through VSP Vision
  • 100% Company Paid; Short Term Disability Coverage, Long Term Disability Coverage, Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • Buy Up Option for Life & AD&D Insurance with guaranteed issue amount that negates underwriting
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs???????

Community First Health Centers: Improving the quality of life for our community!!

 
Position Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in obtaining anthropometric measurements and blood samples preferred
  • Bilingual preferred; Spanish
  • Completion of MDHHS Lab/Anthropometric training for WIC with competency assessment; provided after hired if not completed prior
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • High level of analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Must understand Age-Specific Care
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and tactfully deal with a diverse group of patients, staff, customers and community groups
  • General computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location New Haven WIC  
About the Organization Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a 'patient first' atmosphere with exceptional customer service.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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