Professional Positions

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Cowlitz Family Health Center is an EOE / Affirmative Action Employer

Dental Clinic Manager

Family Health Center is an established non-profit Community Health Center in S.W. Washington, seeking an experienced Dental Clinic Manager. Our clinics are located in three counties, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum and Pacific, that includes Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health Services, for high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide exceptional care for our patients and clients and our sincere connection to the communities we serve. Come and Join a Great Team! Make a Difference! Our ideal candidate for this position is a calm, firm and fair supervisor with prior primary care outpatient clinic experience with strong leadership skills who is customer-focused. Duties include leading and coaching clinic staff and supporting staff and dental clinicians in maintaining clinic flow, efficiency, quality of care and customer service to meet FHC standards.

Requirements:

  • Dental Assistant, dental auxiliary, or equivalent education required
  • Desired Education: Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field
  • WA Dept. of Health Dental Assistant Registration- Active & Without Restrictions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • 1-4 years prior supervisory or management experience required.
  • Experience as a professional employee of a community health center a plus
  • Customer service experience

Knowledge of evidenced based preventive health care, chronic disease, and dental care FQHC experience a plus. Experience and competence with Electronic Health Records required.

Ability to work with a low income, multi ethnic patient population and a demonstrated ability to relate respectfully and effectively to people of diverse racial, educational and socio-economic backgrounds. Bilingual English/Spanish desired

We offer a generous benefit package – Medical, Vision, Dental, 403(b), Life Insurance

Dentist

We are seeking an experienced Dentist. Our organizations has clinics in Cowlitz, Wahkiakum and Pacific counties that include Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health Services, for high-risk, low-income and multi-ethnic population. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide exceptional care for our patients and clients and our sincere connection to the communities we serve.  Are you looking to show some one else what you can do? Make a Difference. Join our team. Skills: We are looking for a kind, patient, caring general dentist to work On call and be available to work at our Longview Dental Clinic and our Ocean Park Dental Clinic. In this position you must be team oriented with good primary diagnostic and treatment care, experience and competence with electronic health records and have great communication skills (written and verbal).

Requirements:

  • Licensed in the State of Washington with no restrictions
  • Possess a valid DEA unrestricted license.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with proficiency in surgical extractions, operative dentistry, endodontics and treating emergencies for adults and children is desired.
  • Dentrix programming experience a plus.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

We are seeking an experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a passion for providing quality and compassionate medical and services for a diverse population of pediatric patients.  We pride ourselves in our ability to provide exceptional care for our patients and our sincere connection to the communities we serve. Applicants should be comfortable working as an independent practitioner, as well as a member of a care team.

Requirements:

  • Two or more years of related experience providing pediatric nurse practitioner services care in a primary care outpatient setting.
  • You must be licensed in WA, without restriction, probation, or limiting condition or threat thereof.
  • Board certified or Board eligible in Pediatrics.
  • Posses a valid unrestricted DEA.
  • Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Comfortable and competent with computers
  • Experience and competency with electronic health records
  • Ability to travel to our other clinic locations
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Customer focused attitude 
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

We are seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a passion for providing quality and compassionate medical and psychiatric services for a diverse population of patients.  Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work as part of the patient’s care team and participate in care coordination activities to provide whole person health.  

Requirements:

  • Two or more years experience providing psychiatric nurse practitioner services care in a primary care outpatient setting, or related experience.
  • Current Washington State license,without restriction, probation, or limiting condition or threat thereof.
  • Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Practice
  • Valid unrestricted license or registration to prescribe medications, pharmaceuticals, and controlled substances.
  • Working knowledge of the specialty mental health system structure and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of evidence-based psychiatric/psycho social treatments for common mental disorders.
  • Knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental disorders
  • Experience working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems.
  • Experience working with safety net providers within the community and knowledge of community resources.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Comfortable and competent with computers
  • Experience and competency with electronic health records
  • Ability to travel to our other clinic locations
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Customer focused attitude 
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus