Jobs

We are always looking for talented people who are passionate and committed to reproductive health, rights and justice. If this sounds like you, we would love to have you join our team.

Feminist TeamTo apply to one of our job openings, please provide the following for consideration to jobs@feministcenter.org:

 

Current Openings

Patient Care Technician/Health Advocate

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00/hour

Reports to: OR Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

The Feminist Women’s Health Center (FWHC) is seeking Health Advocates to work on a full-time and part-time basis in its Cliff Valley Clinic. Health Advocates works closely with physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff, providing quality and compassionate care for clients.

Qualifications

  • Agrees to follow FWHC policies and procedures
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism when dealing with clients and staff
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to see and hear clearly
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Medical Assisting experience required.
  • Familiarity and experience with electronic medical records preferred
  • Gynecological care and/or Abortion Care experience is preferred
  • Bilingual candidates preferred

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Understands and is able to articulate the mission of the FWHC to potential clients
  • Demonstrated commitment to reproductive health and compassionate abortion care, and a thorough understanding of reproductive justice
  • Serves as an advocate for women during their medication or surgical abortion procedures
  • Acts as an advocate for client exams done by medical professionals as needed
  • Assists physician with medication or surgical abortion procedures
  • Educates client on all information necessary for understanding medication or surgical abortion procedure in accordance with all state regulations
  • Understands and is able to explain the information contained in the authorization and consent forms required to be signed by all clients receiving servicesResponsible for the set-up and breakdown of exam rooms
  • Ensures procedure rooms are adequately stocked prior to physician’s arrival (i.e. cannulas, forceps, and dilators)
  • Takes vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, and pulse, before and after a procedure
  • Reviews chart for completion and relevant medical histories and secure client/staff signatures where appropriate, and maintains pertinent information on client’s chart throughout their appointment
  • Understands and is able to carry out all emergency procedures and protocols authorized by the FWHC
  • Ensures all equipment is working properly for procedures notify LHW and/or supervisor of non-functioning equipment
  • Notifies Flow Facilitator and appropriate medical staff of complications or emergency situations
  • Responsible for performing/maintaining supply log quality assurance expiration checklist.
  • Educates clients on all information necessary for understanding abortion procedures, pregnancy options, birth control methods, STI testing and prevention, gynecological appointments, and Trans Health appointments
  • Is willing to cross-train to provide patient education/phone counseling and/or perform laboratory services on WWD and clinic days

Sterile Room

  • Evaluates tissues and understands what needs to go to the lab for analysis
  • Adequately and completely fills out the appropriate paperwork for tissue evaluation
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintain instrument log
  • Maintains appropriate levels of sterile instruments for use in the clinic
  • Keeps sterile room organized and clean
  • Assists with the end of day cleaning

Other Responsibilities

  • Adheres to the personnel and operational procedures of the FWHC at all times
  • Attends training seminars, in-service and staff meetings as assigned
  • Assists with training new clinical staff
  • Understands and adheres to all OSHA regulations related to employee safety in the work environment
  • Assumes responsibility for protecting the confidentiality of all clients using services in this facility
  • Maintains current CPR certification for the duration of employment
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, other managers and/or Flow Facilitator
Health Educator

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00/hour

Reports to: Front Office Supervisor

Languages: Spanisn/English Bilingual

 

Overview: Health Educator position provides health education and options counseling to a diverse population of women, trans, and gender non-conforming folks at Feminist Women’s Health Center, in support of our full range of reproductive health services; Experience in counseling or in social work is preferred. Listening skills, people skills, and a desire to learn are needed. Availability on Tuesday’s, Friday’s, and Saturday’s are also required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist and educate patients on all information necessary to understand their abortion procedure.
  • Educates clients on all information necessary for understanding pregnancy options, birth control, and STI testing and prevention that considers the patient’s lived experience.
  • Provides non-coercive reproductive health information with an emphasis on the self-determination of the patient, consistent with when, if ever, the client wishes to be pregnant again.
  • Educates clients on all information necessary for understanding wellness appointments.
  • Understands and is able to explain the information contained in the authorization and consent forms required by all clients receiving services.
  • Is willing to cross-train to provide patient education/phone counseling.
  • Complete all required patient paperwork and ensure that patient charts are prepared for clinical staff.
  • Obtain important Medical History on all patients.
  • Fully explain all forms, including the authorization and consent forms required by all clients receiving services.
  • Discuss and provide information to clients as designated by the provider in a supportive and non-judgmental manner while also being HIPAA compliant.
  • Accurately input patient information into the system in a timely manner.
  • Discusses and provides information to clients in a supportive and non-judgmental manner.
  • Understands and is able to articulate the mission of the FWHC to potential clients.
  • Serves as an advocate for the client and her family during the health education session.
  • Other duties assigned by the Clinic Administrator or other Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Experience, and Licensure Desired:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • CPR Certified
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics experience
  • Committed to Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
  • LPN and or CMA
  • Social work experience

Preferred Skills:

  • NextGen/EMR
  • Active listening
  • Collecting Health History
  • Understanding of Contraceptives

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public.
  • Demonstrates tact, versatility, and adaptability.
  • Skill in gathering, analyzing and interpreting information.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint a plus.
  • Ability to apply policies and principles to solve everyday problems
  • Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities.
  • Ability to learn and adheres to clinical protocols and procedures.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, sound problem solving, and decision-making.

 

Phlebotomist Technician

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00/hour

Reports to: OR Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor

Overview: The Feminist Women’s Health Center (FWHC) is seeking a certified phlebotomist with laboratory experience in a healthcare facility. Candidate must be well versed in lab technique, policies and procedures as mandated by CLIA and assure Quality Control as per facility protocols. Venipuncture and micro techniques required. Attention to detail in both written and actual lab performance: Patient Identification, labeling, log maintenance, lab testing for samples sent outside of the facility via computer software experience required. Must be able to multitask and provide quality patient care in a high volume environment and be a team player.

Qualifications

  • Agrees to follow FWHC policies and procedures
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism when dealing with clients and staff
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to see and hear clearly
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Medical Assisting experience required.
  • Familiarity and experience with electronic medical records preferred
  • Gynecological care and/or Abortion Care experience is preferred
  • Bilingual candidates preferred

 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Understands and is able to articulate the mission of the FWHC to potential clients
  • Demonstrated commitment to reproductive health and compassionate abortion care, and a thorough understanding of reproductive justice
  • Responsible for lab table set up, restocks lab area at the end of the day and disinfects work area.
  • Notifies purchasing agent if any medical supplies are running low.
  • Complies with all OSHA regulations.
  • Runs necessary lab work including UCG, sensitive urine pregnancy test, urine dipstick, hematocrit and blood type in accordance with FWHC protocols and CLIA regulations.
  • Takes clients vital signs and documents in the chart.
  • Documents each client’s lab work in daily lab log.
  • Responsible for running all lab tests daily in accordance with CLIA regulations.
  • Show client to exam room for Well Woman clinic.
  • Monitors daily maintenance and upkeep of lab instruments.
  • Assists in phlebotomy and sonography
  • Maintains all Quality Control and Assurance as required by CLIA and OSHA regulations.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel of unusual lab results.

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Adheres to the personnel and operational procedures of the FWHC at all times
  • Attends training seminars, in-service and staff meetings as assigned
  • Assists with training new clinical staff
  • Understands and adheres to all OSHA regulations related to employee safety in the work environment
  • Assumes responsibility for protecting the confidentiality of all clients using services in this facility
  • Maintains current CPR certification for the duration of employment
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, other managers and/or Flow Facilitator