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Medical Assistant I

Unity Health Care Washington, DC
  • Posted: May 10, 2019
  • Full-Time

MAJOR DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Medical Assistant I
? 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 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.
? 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.
? Follows Universal Precautions and Unity Health Care policies and
procedures.
? Participates in clinic record keeping including medical and
operational logs.
? Demonstrates appropriate customer service with internal and
external customers.
? Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
? Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program with diploma.
? Registered Medical Assistant certification preferred.
? High school diploma or GED.
? Current BLS + AED CPR certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION
? Must successfully pass Unity Medical Assistant screening test.
? Effective communication and interpersonal skills with internal
and external customers.
? Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred.
? Willingness to articulate Unity's mission through his/her
work.
Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred.
\*For correctional position-correctional experience- preferred but not
required.

Unity Health Care

Address

Washington, DC
20044 USA

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