Now Hiring: Community Health Assistant (6-Month Temporary Position)

The qualified applicant will be versed in managing a diverse group of clients while supporting them to access and participate in telehealth appointments, Covid-19 testing & walk-in patient care.

Job Description


  • Maintaining a calm welcoming environment at the White Bird Community Health sites.
  • Screen patients for Covid-19 symptoms prior to appointments.
  • Support patients complete the telehealth/Covid-19 registration and visit process
  • Troubleshoot IT barriers and complications with the technical equipment
  • Assist in examinations as needed by the Providers
  • Providing information and referral for patients to community and other White Bird programs as needed
  • Clean the telehealth booths and testing stations based on infection control principles and clinic policy after each appointment
  • Communicate ideas for innovations and report challenges to the Medical Program Coordinator
  • Participate as a member of the White Bird Collective including attending weekly Medical Program meetings


  • 2 years of combined medical training and experience – EMT-B, EMT-I, Certified Medical Assistant
  • Knowledge of infection control principles
  • Skilled in conflict resolution and trauma informed care
  • Maintain patient confidentiality in an unconventional medical/behavioral health setting
  • Experience and passion for serving diverse and/or underserved populations
  • Adept working with multiple computer programs – Electronic Health Records, Word, Email, Teleconferencing
  • Strong time management and self-management skills with a high degree of flexibility and self-direction
  • Willing to work collaboratively with a variety of care teams
  • Complete White Bird New Volunteer/Staff Training
  • A sense of humor!


  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish
  • Knowledge of NextGen Enterprise PM and Enterprise EHR
  • Current medical professional license or certification
  • Experience in working in a consensus environment

Pay and Benefits:

This position is being hired for up to 20 hours weekly at a rate of $18/hr.


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