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Medical Assistant-Crescent City- Close Date: 06.01.22

United Indian Health Se
Crescent City, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Medical Assistant assists in the examination and treatment of clients under the direction of the Physician or Primary Care Provider (PCP) by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Understand and comply with HIPPA and other regulations concerning client confidentiality.
  • Greet clients in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Identifies clients using at least two identifiers
  • Interviews clients, obtains vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, height, and records information in clients' records.
  • Prepares clients according to needs.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of clients. 
  • Prepares equipment for appointment according to client / provider needs.
  • Understands and uses sterile technique when needed.
  • Assists Medical Providers in all established procedures performed in the clinical setting.  
  • Operates/performs electrocardiograph, Tympanometry, Snellen test, Spirometery and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests as needed.
  • Performs specific injections (intramuscular and subcutaneous), immunizations and treatments as defined by clinic Policies and Procedures.
  • Cleans and disinfects exam rooms and work areas in accordance with clinic policies.
  • Responsible for the care and cleaning of all equipment used in accordance with clinic Policy and Procedure.
  • Reports needs of supplies to appropriate personnel.
  • Provides guidance for clients to designated areas for labs and referrals.
  • Enters and retrieves data from the Electronic Health Record (EHR).  This includes health summaries to help with visit planning, vital signs, allergies, chief complaints, and other needed information.
  • Answers the phone in a courteous and friendly manner. Takes accurate messages and delivers them to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with clinic staff to facilitate efficient client flow and meet client needs.
  • Communicates any emergency situation immediately to appropriate medical staff.
  • Attends department meetings and other assigned meetings and trainings.
  • Maintains a professional, organized, and clean working environment by following organizational policies, guidelines, and safety standards. 
  • Assists in development of departmental policies, procedures, and quality improvement activities as directed.
  • Adheres to accreditation and compliance standards/guidelines. 
  • Demonstrates professional behavior and wears appropriate work attire.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Educational degrees must be from a US Department of Education accredited school.

  • Must have High School diploma or general education diploma (GED).
  • Have current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. 
  • Must be injection certified.
  • Medical Assisting or Certified Nurse’s Aide Certification or certificate of completion from a certified program (Medical Assisting Certificate preferred) or have two years direct experience as a medical assistant or other related experience. What qualifies as “other related experience” is at the discretion of the supervisor upon review of application and/or interview panel based upon applicant’s response to interview questions.    

Certifying agencies recognized by the state of California include American Association of Medical Assistants, American Medical Technologists, and California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants.   

United Indian Health Se

Address

Crescent City, CA
95531 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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