Coming Soon March 2022

Urinalysis Technician

Jamestown Healing Clinic (JHC) is accepting applications for a full-time Urinalysis (UA) Technician 

The JHC UA Technician is responsible for various duties related to collection, processing, reporting, and recording of urine samples on site. This position requires extremely strong skills and experience in all aspects of office administration, basic accounting and computer skills, data entry, mathematics, and knowledge of substance use disorder and the effects on individuals, families, and communities. This position will work as part of a team for an integrated care clinic that combines primary care, dental, behavioral health, and opiate use disorder treatment.

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has implemented COVID-19 safety measures to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, patients, Tribe, and vulnerable citizens of our community, which includes required masking regardless of vaccination status. All healthcare staff are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to starting their first day of employment.

As an UA Technician, you will:
  • Observe collection of urine samples from clients of the same gender in accordance with established procedures for substance abuse testing protocol
  • Monitor and tracks process of drug control testing while adhering to strict confidentiality
  • Process laboratory orders and post results for providers in a timely manner while maintaining proper and efficient communication with appropriate staff
  • Consistently ensure a clean and sanitary UA restroom
  • Assist and address all client concerns and questions regarding the UA process
  • Maintain ordering of all testing supplies on a regular basis
  • Strictly adhere to the JHC standard operating procedures and workflow, in handling collection, samples, and information to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Maintain records in Electronic Health Record (EHR) of urine and/or other test submissions; update patient record as necessary to ensure accuracy
  • Maintain high standards of ethical and professional conduct
  • Processes all urinalysis documentation for scanning and provides case management support to counselors
  • Collect, audit, and enter data and all requisite patient information into the Treatment and Assessment Report Generation Tool (TARGET) database
  • Cross train for other JHC positions
What are the Required Qualifications for this position?
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; experience in processing, managing files and accurate record keeping
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • CPR/First Aide Certification or ability to complete employer provided training upon hire
  • Knowledge of substance use disorders and their effects on individuals, families, and communities
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  • Ability to work in a cross-culture environment, understand the social and cultural context of the patients at the JHC including the role of trauma, historical, community, family, and personal experience in wellness and recovery
  • Understands and adheres to state (RCW, WAC) and federal confidentiality regulations (42 CFR part 2)
  • Computer proficiency and familiarity with data entry
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background investigation
  • Uphold all current vaccine requirements for employment
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License; ability to travel locally and regionally as assigned
What are the Preferred Qualifications for this position?
  • Associates Degree
  • Experience in business administration or office management
  • Previous experience working with patients with substance use disorders and/or primary care experience
  • Knowledge of Local, State, and Federal Laws and Regulations
  • Effective time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, work independently with little supervision
  • American Indian/Alaska Native preferences apply