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Pediatric Medical Assistant

  • Over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

St.Thomas Community Health Center is looking to hire a full-time PEDIATRIC Medical Assistant.

Join our Team!!

Provides individualized, direct patient care of assigned patients under the
supervision of a licensed healthcare provider. The Certified Registered Medical Assistant(CRMA) assists in the
implementation of the delivery of health care services. The CRMA assists fellow
employees in providing the highest quality personalized patient care and maintains a
positive work relationship with the health care team. The employee should
demonstrate the ability to provide care and service for individuals of all assigned age
groups. Demonstrates actions consistent with St. Thomas Community Health Centers
Service Principles as duties are performed on a daily basis.


High school diploma or equivalent. (Some college preferred)

Graduate of a Medical Assistant program required


Basic Life Support at the Healthcare provider level training is required.

Must have prior experience with vital signs and medical terminology.

Must be skilled with electronic medical records and email messaging systems.

Must possess strong leadership, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and telephone skills.

Graduate of Certified MA program with either a diploma or Associates degree

3-5 years of experience in Pedicatric ambulatory care setting

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Strong clinical skills including vital signs, point of care testing, administration of injections, EKGs, pulse oximetry

Proficiency with VFC/LINKS data entry

Proficiency with using an electronic health record (EHR)

Must demonstrate an ability to work efficiently under pressure, set priorities, be self-directed, and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

Ensures the safe, productive, and efficient operation of the clinic assigned
through timely and attentive administrative and clinical support (as authorized
or licensed).
Ensures all patient records and related documents are managed and maintained
timely, accurately, and consistent with all HIPPA and related regulations and
Supports Provider to ensure readiness for patient visit.
Enables clinic operations by effectively managing the patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
Obtains pertinent patient information as requested by provider.
Cleans, stocks and maintains exam rooms (supplies, patient education materials) calls
patient to clinical area for appointment in a professional manner.
Communicates pertinent patient-related information to the physician.
Completes point of care testing, physician orders and prescription requests timely and
Supports provider following patient visit
Exam room is left in ready state 100% of the time (cleaned and stocked with
adequate supplies, expiration dates checked).
Ensures patients questions are addressed, patient satisfaction surveys are distributed and
completed, coordinates follow-up appointments (provided if appropriate), and that a (closing
question) Did you get your prescriptions/educational materials/handouts etc. is consistently

Ensure all tasks provided and associated with patient care, patient administrative
processes and related duties, comply with all regulatory and accreditation
standards, as well as clinic policies and procedures.
Provides excellent telephone communication
Documents, per clinic guidelines, all patient information accurately in the EMR (including, but
not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, brief history, patient instructions,
communication of test results, messages, phone calls, etc.)

Uphold and consistently represent the values and mission of the organization at
all times.

Represent the organization in a highly professional manner at all
Ensure compliance and attention to all corporate policies and procedures (e.g.,
professional dress code, use of personal cell phone, etc).
Demonstrates responsibility for professional development and maintaining required
clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials
Maintains annual regulatory/clinical requirements and documentation per policy *(i.e. annual in-services,
blood borne pathogen CPR, TB testing, undoing racism seminar, etc)
Maintains current clinical knowledge base and skill level
Accepts responsibility for attending appropriate in-services/education programs to maintain MA
Accepts professional responsibility for identifying own developmental needs and seeks
educational opportunities/experiences (i.e. specialty training, certification, etc.)
Participates in quality improvement initiatives.
Responsible for maintaining current personal information for personnel records and for
Emergency Preparedness Communication tree and drills
Responsible for annual clinical skills competencies

Our Mission

To provide culturally competent healthcare of the highest quality, regardless of the ability to pay. St. Thomas Community Health Center fosters relevant research and educational activities directed toward achieving health care initiatives that reduce disparities in our community, Central to our mission is acknowledging the role of antiracism and providing care to all who are in need.

Location/Facility -

1936 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130

230 Ochsner Blvd, Gretna, LA 70056

Hours - vary per clinic site Monday - Friday 7:30a -4:30p or 8a to 5p

Job Type: Full-time

St Thomas Community Health Center


New Orleans, LA
70130 USA



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