Job Opportunities

We are looking for talented and compassionate individuals to join our amazing team.  If you enjoy making a difference for children receiving medical care, we want you! If you are unable to view PDF files in your browser, install Adobe Reader.

Telephone Triage Nurse

Type: Full-time, Part-time

Description: We are looking for a compassionate listener and eager problem solver to join our Pediatric Phone Advice Nurse team. This position will identify the nature and urgency of patient healthcare needs and determine the appropriate action. The qualified candidate must be a current RN or above, and have a current, unencumbered license to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon. Candidates should also have familiarity with and the ability to use Barton Schmitt and Clinic protocols. Previous experience in a Pediatric medical office is preferred and training is provided for qualified new graduates. Pay rate is dependent upon experience. Candidates must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Talks directly to patients/caregivers on the telephone and performs short evaluation of the patient situation to estimate severity of illness and/or injury and then directs them to their physician during office hours or the emergency room.
  • Determines urgency of seeing the patient based on brief assessment and on familiarity with a patient’s condition and history. Confers with physician as needed.
  • Provides appropriate home health advice to those patients who do not need immediate care.
  • Schedules appointment with physician as needed.
  • Places outbound follow-up calls as needed.
  • Attend monthly and other staff and department meetings.
  • Work weekend or night clinic hours as needed.
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Benefits: Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Submission: Submit your resume, certification, and completed Application for Employment by email to Maria Yepez.

Questions: Call Maria at 503-485-3615 for more information.

Certified/Registered Medical Assistant

Type: Full-time

Description: The Medical Assistant assists in the care of pediatric patients within the clinic by preparing patients to see the Provider or Physician Assistant as needed according to the current established clinic protocol.

Job Duties:

  • Room patients and document in the electronic medical record (EMR) according to clinic protocol. Prepare the patient according to the Provider’s request.
  • Keep the rooms clean and neat throughout the day. Maintain the supplies in each room as required.
  • Be familiar with emergency equipment and their use.
  • Set up supplies and/or equipment and prepare the patient for various procedures. Clean the equipment per protocol when the procedure is completed.
  • Administer treatments, medications and immunizations per Provider’s orders.
  • Provide the family with Vaccine Immunization Statements prior to giving any vaccines.
  • Schedule referral appointments and send authorization requests to the Business Office regarding the referral through the electronic medical record.
  • Return calls to parents/patients at the Provider’s request.
  • Participate and complete OSHA and HIPAA training, or other required trainings as needed.
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with children and their families.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • Knowledge of NextGen preferred.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent experience.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical assisting program; unexpired documentation of passage of: AAMA Certified Medical Assistant, AMT
  • Registered Medical Assistant, NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, or NCCT National Certified Medical Assistant Certification/ Recertification Examination; and current CPR certification. All certifications must maintain current.

Benefits: Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Submission: Submit your resume, certification, and completed Application for Employment by email to Maria Yepez.

Questions: Call Maria at 503-485-3615 for more information.

Lactation Consultant

Type: Part-time

Description: Salem Pediatric Clinic is looking for a Lactation Consultant to educate women, families, and the community about breast feeding and human lactation. This position will facilitate the development of policies which protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.

Job Duties:

  • Actively promotes breastfeeding and assists mothers in reaching their own goals for breastfeeding.
  • Implements standards of care and guidelines for assisting breastfeeding mothers within the practice.
  • Obtains and manages suitable educational materials to facilitate patient understanding of content.
  • Assesses patient and family, emotional, cognitive, social and motivational status relative to learning and determines their educational needs and priorities.
  • Adjusts teaching plan to meet patient and family needs.
  • Evaluates patient and family needs.
  • Documents patient/family education and progress in accordance with practice standards within the electronic medical record.
  • Maintains professional growth in the area of educational techniques to promote quality patient education services.
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years lactation experience.
  • Previous experience providing breast feeding assessment, consultation, and information to new mothers.
  • Clinical or Medical Office experience preferred.
  • Skill in in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations.

Certificates/Licenses: Current certification as an International Board of Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).

Benefits: Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Submission: Submit your resume, certification, and completed Application for Employment by email to Maria Yepez.

Questions: Call Maria at 503-485-3615 for more information.

On-site Behavioral Health Care Clinician

Type: Full-time

Description: Salem Pediatric Clinic is looking for an LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, to be an on-site behavioral health care clinician. This LCSW will provide integrated behavioral health care in a large suburban pediatric practice. This includes a broad array of short-term, comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services to assist patients and their families struggling with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, health behaviors that contribute to chronic illness and developmental risk conditions. Preventative care and ineffective patterns of health care utilization are addressed both in scheduled and same day open access templates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of Oregon required.
  • Proficiency with electronic medical records.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Up to date on all vaccinations.
  • Flexibility with work schedule.

Submission: Submit your resume, certification, and completed Application for Employment by email to Nacole Jones.

Questions: Call Nacole at 503-485-3636 for more information.