Posted: Jun 29, 2020
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Certified Medical Assistant

Full-time
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A
Health Services

Job Details

Description

Essential Duties and Major responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for visits with providers by performing and recording vital signs (including: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, and other procedures as needed)
  • Assists in routine physical examinations by preparing the patient, the equipment, and supplies, and assisting the provider as needed
  • Assists in preparing patients for routine diagnostic procedures (i.e. urine specimens) and performing selected screening tests (including: urine dipsticks, urine hCG, and rapid strep throat cultures)
  • Assists in preparing routine diagnostic request forms
  • Books patients for tests and appointments with outside facilities and/or specialists
  • Work is of medium demand, walking and standing.
  • Occasional lifting of patients with assistance, reaching, handling and fingering of instruments and equipment and caring of patient needs.
  • Hearing to distinguish difference in heartbeat and breathing of patients and to hear instructions.
  • Near visual acuity to read gauges and dials on equipment.
  • Color vision for perceiving changes in patient's skin color or color of solutions.
  • Able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Managing patient care is a team effort that involves clinical and non-clinical staff interacting with patients
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment of the health center mission
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the established CHC Values and Standards
  • Performs other job related duties as required or assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate Degree in Medical Office Assistant or equivalent preferred
  • Certified as a Medical Assistant from an accredited program
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Hmong preferred
  • Work experience similar to a medical office environment
  • Computer skills for accurate data entry
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • CPR certification or equivalent
  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced medical office environment

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

Medical office experience
Some Knowledge
Accurate Data Entry
Some Knowledge
 
Medical terminology
Some Knowledge
Bilingual (Spanish/Eng.)
Intermediate

Education

Required

High School or better.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Certified Medical Asst.

CPR