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Family Planning Counselor

We are currently looking for an organized and team-oriented Family Planning Counselor for a part-time position up to 16 hours/workweek for West Covina Clinic or 20 hours/ workweek for Pomona clinic. Hours include evenings and weekends.  This individual must share our Core Values and possess the ability to bring our Mission to life.

Position Purpose:

The Family Planning Counselor provides counseling tailored to each family planning patient and educate them on human reproduction, contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, and pregnancy options.  This position will be responsible for assessing the patient’s needs and making appropriate referrals.

MAJOR POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS:

  • Screens emotional stability and gives pregnancy test results and provides pregnancy counseling.

  • Provides educational instruction on contraceptive methods in accordance to Health Education Protocol for Family Planning.

  • Assesses patients educational needs and tailors counselors session accordingly.

  • Reviews tobacco use assessments provided to Family Planning patients.

  • Conducts teen risk assessment for adolescent patients.

  • Makes necessary referrals to on-site professional counselors and off-site services as needed.

  • Performs eligibility screening for all Family Planning patients.

  • Completes State eligibility forms on Family Planning patients.

  • Collects and reports statistical information.

  • Attends workshops, conferences, and/or meetings, which Clinic Supervisor/Manager consider necessary for fulfillment of duties.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirement and Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with adults and youth in a variety of settings.
  • Basic knowledge of reproduction, contraception and related topics.
  • CHW Certification and counseling skills.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

Working Conditions/Physical/Mental Abilities and Processes:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Work requires long periods of sitting, turning, twisting, reaching, speaking, hearing, seeing and ability to articulate clearly, use of hands to finger, reaching with hands and arms.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a busy front office.

  • Ability to work productively in a small office space used by multiple employees.

  • Ability to relate well with patients and exercise good customer service skills on the phone and in person.

  • Ability to work with personal computer for long periods.

  • Travel to and from clinic or meeting sites within geographic service area.

Benefits:

East Valley offers paid time off, vacation, and sick leave to eligible part-time employees.

How to apply:

Email resumes and salary requirements to gbaltazar@evchc.org (Pomona Clinic Only) & vmacias@evchc.org (West Covina Only) 

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job posting.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job posting.

EOE is the Law.  It is the stated policy of EVCHC to conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.  We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.