Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023
East 3rd St Health Center - Los Angeles, CA
High School Diploma / GED
$17.48 - $24.48 Hourly
Local Travel Site to Site
Under clinical supervision of the Health Center Manager (HCM) the Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for ensuring internal and external clients are provided with exceptional customer service. The MA prepares and maintains treatment rooms; drapes and positions patients; administers vaccines; performs phlebotomy services and on-site lab testing under CLIA Certification; provides patient education; documents in the electronic health record; maintains and stocks supplies and instruments for provider use; takes vital signs and assists as needed with patient care. The MA is proficient in the use of the electronic health record and practice management systems. Additionally, the MA may perform non-clinical duties to include such responsibilities as patient appointment scheduling, registration, data entry, correspondence and other duties as assigned.
The MA actively promotes the integration of health center programs, including primary and specialty care, to sustain QueensCare Health Centers' certification as a Level III Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to read and interpret documents, such as policies and procedures, benefits information, benefit surveys, board minutes, routine mail, simple contracts, and instruction manuals. Ability to compose routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with employees, visitors and management.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to exercise common sense in carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and in other daily situations that arise. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to make decision and execute timely to produce a positive outcome.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally life and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to ascend and descend one flight of stairs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is often low. However, there are many times when there is a high ambient background noise of phones and multiple conversations. Must be able to screen out the background noise to concentrate on the work at hand.
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