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MEDICAL ASSISTANT (School Based Health Center)


Description

The Medical Assistant is healthcare support staff for a patient centered primary care outpatient clinic serving a diverse student population at our School Based Health Center. Work with a team to support patient care of adolescents and children including clinical, administrative, and general duties within the scope of the MA practice. May be scheduled and expected to report to work at the Outside In main clinic or various outreach sites.

This position is 40 hours a week with full medical and dental benefits and 27 paid days off in the first year. Base pay range is $16-$19/hr, DOQ. This position is open until filled. 

Responsibilities

  • Obtain and document patient history, vital signs, and other established screening procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain examination and treatment areas.
  • Prepare patients for examinations. Assist with examinations, procedures, and treatments.
  • Prepare and administer medications, injections, and immunizations as ordered by the provider.
  • Maintain medication and immunizations records.
  • Monitor and document vaccine refrigerator temperatures.
  • Maintain the on-site lab and coordinates with Lab Coordinator to maintain equipment and develop protocols.
  • Recognize and respond to emergencies.
  • Coordinate patient care information with other health care providers.
  • Apply principles of aseptic technique and infection control. Comply with quality assurance practices.
  • Screen and follow up patient test results. Collect and process specimens.
  • Perform CLIA waived tests (EKG, Spiro, Lab tests).
  • Act as the SuperUser for the Vaccines For Children program and maintains ALERTIIS records and the Monthly Vaccine Report. 
  • Process prescription assistance applications and track reordering.
  • Refer patient for X-Rays and other imaging.
  • Communicate inventory and equipment needs. Assure proper storage and placement of medical supplies and equipment.
  • Schedule, coordinate and monitor appointments. Locate community resources and disseminate information.
  • Work with staff to maintain protocols including, but not limited to, appointment follow-up, test results, scrubbing and huddling. 
  • Provide outreach and education to clients.
  • Display a professional manner and image.
  • Demonstrate initiative and responsibility.
  • Enhance skills through continuing education.
  • Treat all patients with compassion and empathy. Recognize and respect cultural diversity.
  • Recognize and respond effectively to verbal, nonverbal, and written communications.
  • Utilize electronic technology to receive, organize, and transmit information.
  • Perform with legal and ethical boundaries.
  • Teach methods of health and disease prevention.
  • Comply with established risk management and safety procedures including all required trainings.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience working as an MA in a pediatric and adolescent clinic setting is preferred, including administration of vaccines.
  • Must have or be able to obtain AAMA or CCMA certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Must have a valid Healthcare Provider CPR card.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of infection control principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA laws, patient rights and contraceptive access laws.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and crisis situations.
  • Willingness and ability to learn quickly and adapt to a variety of situations.
  • Able to work with people from diverse ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic and sexual preference backgrounds.
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a primary care team.
  • Be able to demonstrate MA proficiencies successfully at 90-day review.




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