Company: City of New Haven
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 18, 2023
This Clinical Assistant position at the City of New Haven Health
Department offers an exceptional opportunity for individuals early
in their health career, those seeking exposure to the dynamic field
of public health, and anyone looking to gain real-life, hands-on
experience in a vibrant and diverse urban setting. New Haven, a
city teeming with cultural diversity and rich history, serves as an
ideal backdrop for those eager to make a meaningful impact in the
healthcare sector. By joining our team, you'll be at the forefront
of healthcare delivery, working closely with experienced
professionals, and contributing to the well-being of our diverse
community. Moreover, New Haven's status as a healthcare hub
provides ample opportunities for career growth and networking
within the broader health field. This role not only equips you with
essential skills and knowledge but also empowers you to play an
integral part in advancing public health in a dynamic and rewarding
The City of New Haven Health Department is dedicated to improving
the health and well-being of our diverse community. We are seeking
a motivated and compassionate Clinical Assistant to join our team.
This full-time position plays a crucial role in supporting patient
care and ensuring the smooth operation of our clinic-, school-, and
community-based healthcare services.
Provides receptionist support (i.e., answers calls, schedules and
confirms medical appointments, register and check patients in and
out of clinic, and data entry).
Assists with scheduling and staffing community-based vaccination
and health screening clinics.
Utilizes Department's electronic health record.
Collects fees for services and generates daily financial
Conducts hearing and vision screenings in clinic-, school-, or
Performs routine tests (including EKGs and pulmonary function) to
assist in clinical assessment.
Associates Degree in nursing, public health, or related field,
preferred. Two to three years' experience or training in medical
office setting or urgent care facility, public health, nursing,
emergency response, or related field, required.
Ability to read and write English required. Bilingual
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of health conditions.
Common knowledge of the cause, transmission, and prevention of
Experience utilizing electronic health records
Knowledge and use and care of medical equipment (i.e., EKG
Ability to conduct hearing and vision screenings.
Ability to conduct CLIA-WAIVED tests (lead, HIV, HCV, rapid
Ability to perform phlebotomy.
This position may occasionally require work to be performed outside
of the traditional 9-5 schedule.
Must have and maintain valid CT drivers' license.
Graduate of Certified Medical Assistant Program Certification is
Must have and maintain phlebotomy certificate.
Must have and maintain certification in basic life support and
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the
posting period via the online application portal.
1) Go to https://www.jobapscloud.com/oec/NewHaven/
2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create
your Applicant Profile
3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need
a valid, working email address to apply.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application
process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email
Accepting applications until filled.
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