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Lead Medical Assistant-Pediatric

Community Clinic Inc.
Greenbelt, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

CCI Health and Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life.

As a member of the health center’s integrated care team the Lead Medical Assistant will fulfill the following KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES towards the provision of patient centered, coordinated patient care:
• Measuring and recording vital signs
• Recording patient interview, history, and chief complaint
• Upload external records and / or preload immunizations
• Preparing patients for examination and performing routine screening tests
• Phlebotomy and collection of other lab specimens
• Adhering to common safety hazards and precautions
• Performing EKGs
• Skill in developing and maintaining clinical quality assurance
• Skill in developing and resolving problems
• Communication skills using appropriate medical terminology
• Ability to use good reasoning and judgment and react calmly in emergency situations
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients, medical staff, coworkers, and the public
• Perform outreach calls to patients and / or specialty offices as requested
• Perform Pre-Visit Planning for targeted quality measures
• Checking electronic outbox of providers and address urgent issues
• Completing EHR data entry
• Following up on patient care as requested
• Assist in ordering and maintaining clinical and office supplies and equipment
• Assist in the solutions of problems as directed by the Health Center Manager
• Working on-site is an essential duty for the job.
• This position may require travel between CCI sites to provide additional coverage when needed.
• Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS OR ABILITIES:
• Perform sterile procedures
• Perform cleaning specifications of various medical equipment, fixtures, utensils and related
materials.
• Prepare and administer vaccines
• Properly distribute inventory
• Maintain supplies, equipment and /or maintain quality control standards.
• Safely utilizes cleaning solvents and related products.
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
• Data entry skills
• Ability to maintain quality, safety, and / or infection control standards.
• Knowledge of methods, procedures, and protocols, including federal, state, and local laws for the handling and disposal of hazardous biochemical waste products.
• Computer skills a must
• Preferred Bilingual in English and Spanish
• Preferred Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience
• Three (3) or more years of Medical Assistant experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have High school diploma or equivalent and have successfully completed and graduated from a medical assistant program with a minimum of five years of experience as a medical assistant
• Must have skills, ability, and temperament to train new employees
• Must have demonstrated leadership abilities.
• Performs standard tasks associated with patient care with minimal oversight from supervisor.
• Receipt of high-level ratings on the past 3 performance evaluations.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Proper and professional grooming is always expected.
• Work under stressful conditions within a controlled enclosed environment daily. Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
• ADA Category. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
• OSHA Category 1. Clinical environment. Possibility of exposure to chemicals and infectious body fluids e.g., HPV, HIV, HEP C, HSV.

INTENT AND FUNCTION OF THIS JOB DESCRIPTION

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

** CCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer **

CCI Health & Wellness Services is a 49-year-old Federally Qualified Health Center is a diverse and inclusive workplace that serves 60,000 medical patients and Women Infant’s & Children (WIC) participants in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, CCI is committed to providing high-quality, affordable primary healthcare to every patient across all life stages. Visit www.cciweb.org for more information.

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Community Clinic Inc.

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Greenbelt, MD
USA

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Healthcare

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