Health Care Assistant - Apopka

CHC follows the CMS requirements which requires all team members to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination.

A career at Community Health Centers offers a unique opportunity to join a team that makes a real impact in our community every day, by improving individuals' health while enhancing their quality of life.

Top Reasons to Work at Community Health Centers

  • No weekends for the majority of our centers, 10 Paid Holidays and early Fridays
  • A great benefits package that includes healthcare coverage, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, and more.
  • Competitive compensation with advancement opportunities and tuition / training reimbursement.
  • Awarded "Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation" in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
  • Awarded "Top 100 Workplaces for Growing Families" by Orlando Sentinel.
  • Modernized and attractive health centers, that patients love.

Job Summary:

The Health Care Assistant is responsible for assisting and support of the Clinical support staff to assist with patient flow. The Health Care Assistant provides customer satisfaction to both internal and external customers and strives to continuously improve service delivery.

Primary Duties:

  • Monitor clinical exam rooms for broken equipment and/or other facility issues.
  • Disinfect exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Performs troubleshooting on non-or malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assists with equipment tracking and follow up
  • Monitor supply and exam rooms for expired items.
  • Escorts patients through-out the center as needed.
  • Empty biomedical waste cans, transports trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.
  • May assist with assignments such as picking up prescriptions, vaccines, QC's, medical supplies and equipment, and delivering specimens.
  • Assist with ordering supplies and inventory maintenance.
  • Vaccine and medication inventory county.
  • Stock exam rooms.
  • Puts medical supplies away.
  • Assemble education packets, contraceptive packets, and downtime packets.
  • Follows all infection control practices including hand washing techniques, standard precautions, and isolation precautions.
  • Assist with collection of patient satisfaction surveys.
  • Perform or assist with audits such as environmental safety, AAAHC, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.


  • Medical office setting experience a plus


  • Current/valid BLS certification or must be obtained within the first 30 days of employment.

Special skills:

  • Skill in creating an atmosphere conducive to customer friendly relations by providing memorable, courteous, friendly and prompt customer service.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) communications skills helpful.
  • Ability to show courtesy and respect to all customers.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to identify problem issues and determine the appropriate course of action/redirection within department guidelines required to resolve issues.

Other requirements:

  • Able to work flexible hours as needed.