Support Positions

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Dental Assistant

Are you caring, compassionate, like to serve the public, and can thrive in a fast paced work environment?  Are you dependable, calm under pressure, have an outstanding work ethic, and have a commitment to service?  Then you might be our ideal candidate.  Family Health Center is looking for an experienced WA Certified Dental Assistant that has 1-3 years of general dentistry experience, current CPR Certification, excellent customer service skills, strong communication skills, knowledge of dental procedures and terminology, knowledge of electronic health records, computer and typing skills, and the ability to work with others as a team member while serving a diverse population of patients.  Your duties will include, but not limited to, preparing and closing dental operatories, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instruments trays, preparing materials, assisting dentists during dental procedures and completing patient charting.  For this position, you would need to have the required 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training, knowledge of Dentrix, is preferred but can train, customer service background and be able to follow directions.  Join our team and work for an organization that provides health and dental care to the uninsured and underserved families living in Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, and Pacific counties.  

Medical Assistant

We are recruiting for a Medical Assistant to work in our medical clinics.  Applicants should be comfortable working with a diverse population of patients, from differing socio-economic backgrounds.  Medical Assistants at Family Health Center enjoy working with people, have a passion for healthcare, provide excellent customer service and work under stressful situations, yet remain calm.

We need someone who enjoys working with people, has a passion for healthcare, can provide great customer service, can follow directions, complete jobs tasks, work under stressful situations yet remain calm, and is self motivated. You would work directly with a medical provider documenting patient charts accurately and efficiently while performing the following and other tasks; rooming patients, medication refills per protocol, lab draws, family planning visits, receiving and entering telephone messages, relaying messages to patients per provider direction, reviewing and preparing for the next day visits and immunization administration. Medical Assistants interact with patients and colleagues in person and by phone on a daily basis. The MA must be able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Other duties to be assigned.

Ideal candidates will have successful completion of a minimum of one academic year of post-secondary education in a medical assisting program from an accredited educational institution. FHC prefers an AA degree in medical assisting. Along with education, the right Medical Assistant will perform childhood immunizations, be proficient in medical terminology and medical office procedures. Must be up to date and provide proof of all immunizations and vaccinations.  Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Candidates must be “ACTIVE” Certified through the State of Washington with at least 6 mos. – 1 year of experience in Medical Assisting. The right assistant will be outgoing, friendly, professional, possess a positive attitude and have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with a diverse population of patients.  Valid CPR / First Aid card needed.

Office Assistant

Family Health Center in Longview is looking for an Office Assistants.  Can you say you have a passion to help people and can work with a Low income, multi ethnic patient population and demonstrate ability to relate respectively to people of diverse racial, educational and socio-economic backgrounds?  Enjoy meeting new people and have great conversation skills?  Do you have the ability to work in a stress environment but yet remain calm and clear headed?   Are you self motivated and great at multi tasking?  Are you a team player but also work well independently?  If this describes you, then we may be very interested in finding out more about you. 

Your responsibilities would include but are not limited too: answering telephones, scheduling client appointments, greeting / directing clients, visitors, and vendors.  Enters appointments, demographic, financial and other information accurately in the HER system; Handles all monetary transactions and daily reconciliations: including payments and co-pays.  Assist clients with paperwork, listens and resolves complaints, then reports to appropriate management; Confirms insurance; provides information about the establishment and programs; Clerical duties; follows safety precautions; Complies with all HIPAA privacy and security regulations. 


  • High School / GED equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years related office, outpatient, and medical office experience
  • Strong communication, organization, and detail oriented skills
  • Diligent in documentation and record keeping skills
  • Computer savvy
  • Must be able to provide proof of immunizations or be willing to get
  • Must have or be able to get and maintain all certifications (CPR/first aid) to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.
  • Must pass drug test and back grounding check

Residential Assistant

Family Health Center is looking for a Residential Assistant for our residential treatment facilities.  The ideal candidate is self motivated; has the ability to work with little supervision; possesses great communication skills – both verbal and written; possesses excellent conflict resolution skills; has the ability to make common sense decisions in stressful situations; has the ability to multi-task; be team oriented; and be comfortable working with low-income, multi-ethnic patient populations.  Are you familiar with HIPAA laws? Can you work any shift, including nights (hours vary)? If so, then you could be the right person for this position!  Duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones; greeting vendors and clients; providing information about FHC services; enforcing rules and regulations to ensure smooth and orderly operations; organization, documentation and record keeping; overseeing medication calls; making regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure; and supporting FHC strategic, clinical and operational initiatives such as Patient Centered Medical Home.  Requirements for this position include: a High School/GED or equivalent education; a valid driver license; proof of immunization or willingness to be vaccinated; HIV/AIDS training certification; current CPR and First Aid certification; and an annual TB test and results.  A criminal background check and drug screening will be completed before hire.