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Medical Assistant

Company: Mountainlands Community Health Center Inc
Location: Provo
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Job Title: Medical AssistantStatus: Full Time (36-40 hours/week)Reports to: Medical Assistant Supervisor/Site ManagerSupervises: N/AStarting Wage: *$19.11+/hour *with certification (salary commensurate with experience/education)Job Summary:--- Responsible for pre-visit planning; rooming patients; obtaining vital signs and health information; obtaining and processing lab specimens; assisting medical providers with exams and procedures.Job Qualifications--- Licenses/Certifications/Requirements:o High School diploma or GEDo Medical Assistant certification with completion of externship hours preferred. Non-certified applicants with equivalent education (CNA, EMT, phlebotomy, etc) or greater than 1 year of MA experience will be considered. (Salary commensurate with experience/education).o Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification requiredo Proof of current immunizations will be requested upon hire--- MA experience in an ambulatory clinic preferred, but newly certified MAs encouraged to apply.--- Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.--- Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills.--- Ability to identify, prioritize and complete tasks with limited supervision.--- Reliable transportation. Limited travel to other sites for cross-coverage is possible (less than 15 miles).--- Basic computer skills. Experience with EMR documentation a plus.Essential Duties/Responsibilities--- Prep charts and participate in huddles to identify needed screening/testing for each patient.--- Greet and prepare patients for visit.--- Obtain and document vital signs and health information.--- Draw blood, label and process laboratory specimens.--- Prepare and administer medication and vaccines as ordered.--- Assist provider with procedures and chaperoning during exams.--- Retrieve lab, radiology and other diagnostic procedure reports for provider review.--- Clean and restock exam rooms.--- Provide clear and timely instructions to patients as directed by provider.--- Daily follow-up on messages and labs; communicate urgent items to providers.--- Document all care and communication in the EMR (Athena).--- Maintain equipment and sterilize instruments.*Not an exhaustive list of all potential dutiesMountainlands Community Health Center's mission is to provide affordable, high quality primary health care to everyone in our community, including those who are uninsured, have low-income, or face other barriers to care. We are looking for compassionate and motivated individuals who want to join our team and help us serve all patients who seek our services. In addition to amazing co-workers we offer competitive wages, outstanding benefits, paid holidays, and an incredible retirement (403B) match.Physical elements of position:--- The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Occasionally may need to help lift/move patients as necessary.--- Specific vision abilities include close, distance, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception and ability to adjust focus.--- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PM20Requirements:PIbf7bf1a6b6d9-31181-34034656

Keywords: Mountainlands Community Health Center Inc, Provo , Medical Assistant, Other , Provo, Utah

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