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Medical Assistant

Staffing Etc Washington, DC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

A professional staffing company is seeking experienced Medical Assistants to perform patient care in a clinical facility located in Washington, DC. Working with health care providers and other health center employees, the Medical Assistant is an integral part of the patient care team. The Medical Assistant is directly responsible for, but not limited to, initiating medical history, vital signs, height, weight, preparing patients for examination, reporting special problems or complaints to providers, assist in making appropriate health center/referral appointments for patients, and assist with follow up of missed appointments. Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains patient and Electronic Health Record (EHR) confidentiality.
  • Prepares patient and EHR for provider visit, reports special problems or complaints to the provider, and assists during exam as needed.
  • Accurately performs and documents basic vital signs, height, weight, chief complaint, and initiates appropriate medical and social history for adult and pediatric patients.
  • Performs routine lab and patient intake procedures (i.e. standing orders, urine dipsticks, phlebotomy, finger/heel sticks, injections/immunizations, and EKG).
  • Maintains proper cleanliness and organization of office and medical areas including proactively restocking supplies and Family Planning resource center as needed.
  • Executes Pre-Visit Planning for Primary Provider and Patient -Centered Medical Home (PCMH) team.
  • Regularly provides basic chronic disease health education to patients as necessary.
  • Assists with processing appropriate referrals and appointments for patients, obtaining authorizations as needed, and follows up to determine if appointments were kept as scheduled.
  • Communicates and assists in effective discharge of the patient.
  • Maintains all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, eye wash stations, oxygen, autoclave fluid change and spore testing, etc.)
  • Maintains surgical instruments, clean and prepare sterilization as required.
  • Demonstrates appropriate customer service with internal and external customers.
  • Follows Universal Precautions and Unity Health Care policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program with diploma.
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certification preferred.
  • Current BLS + AED CPR certification.
Company Description
Staffing Etc. is a certified Woman-Owned, Small Business that provides a wide variety of Health Care Providers (HCPs) professionals and administrative staff to Medical facilities in 20 different states. Staffing Etc. provides services to VAMCs, Private Hospitals, school districts, correctional facilities, government agencies, and insurance companies.

Founded in 2003 by Hope and David Porter as D. H. Porter Enterprises, Staffing Etc. was initially known as Interim HealthCare of Washington, DC and Southern Maryland. We have staffed over one million total hours of service and provided quality care professionals to dozens of organizations throughout the nation. We have a quick turn around and our own credential and scheduling. Hope M. Porter, BSN, JD is the President and CEO of Staffing Etc. As a registered nurse and attorney, Hope brings a unique perspective to providing clinical expertise and administrative excellence to field operations.

David Porter, MA is the vice president of business development and has more than two decades of experience as a healthcare administrator with Health Plans in the Mid-Atlantic area. As a leading provider of personnel services in the Mid-Atlantic area & Colorado Springs, CO Staffing Etc. is managed by highly skilled professionals that bring more than 75 years of combined experience and education to the organization.

The leadership and the management team of Staffing Etc. is highly capable to manage the outcomes of today’s healthcare staffing and services projects. Our core values include the following: Persistence in the quest for excellence, Honesty in all that we do, Professionalism in the way we conduct business, Loyalty to our clients and staff, Reliability in carrying out our commitments and Pioneering in developing solutions to challenges.

Staffing Etc

Why Work Here?
Awesome pay and tremendous support for our valued nurses

Staffing Etc. is a certified Woman-Owned, Small Business that provides a wide variety of Health Care Providers (HCPs) professionals and administrative staff to Medical facilities in 20 different states. Staffing Etc. provides services to VAMCs, Private Hospitals, school districts, correctional facilities, government agencies, and insurance companies. Founded in 2003 by Hope and David Porter as D. H. Porter Enterprises, Staffing Etc. was initially known as Interim HealthCare of Washington, DC and Southern Maryland. We have staffed over one million total hours of service and provided quality care professionals to dozens of organizations throughout the nation. We have a quick turn around and our own credential and scheduling. Hope M. Porter, BSN, JD is the President and CEO of Staffing Etc. As a registered nurse and attorney, Hope brings a unique perspective to providing clinical expertise and administrative excellence to field operations. David Porter, MA is the vice president of business development and has more than two decades of experience as a healthcare administrator with Health Plans in the Mid-Atlantic area. As a leading provider of personnel services in the Mid-Atlantic area & Colorado Springs, CO Staffing Etc. is managed by highly skilled professionals that bring more than 75 years of combined experience and education to the organization. The leadership and the management team of Staffing Etc. is highly capable to manage the outcomes of today’s healthcare staffing and services projects. Our core values include the following: Persistence in the quest for excellence, Honesty in all that we do, Professionalism in the way we conduct business, Loyalty to our clients and staff, Reliability in carrying out our commitments and Pioneering in developing solutions to challenges.

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