Job Description

Position Summary:  
The Medical Assistant assists the physician(s) in preparing patients to be examined, and for setting up the examining rooms. 
The client is a Patient Centered Health Home and all employees are an integral part of this model of care delivery.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Sets up the examining rooms and prepares patients to be seen by the medical provider
Performs routine back office clinical tasks as follows:
Vital signs, chief complaints
Simple Lab: HET, AU, UPT, EKG and others as needed
Keeps instruments and examining rooms clean and orderly
Sterilizes instruments
Knowledgeable about daily procedures as per available protocols
Assisting providers during scope exams or procedures
Assists in obtaining data or reports for keeping monthly statistics
Assists in other supportive services as necessary for the orderly flow of patients, such as, keeping charts orderly, assists in pulling and filing charts, as needed
Attends regular staff meetings
Assists patients with filling out questionnaires
Is knowledgeable about immunization schedules workflow protocols, safe administration techniques , storage and handling ,correct IZ documentation, and collects appropriate data for entry into the computer for follow-up of immunizations
Assists with tracking and rescheduling of patients as per protocol
Is knowledgeable about patient education handouts
Comply with client HIPAA, and Privacy’s Policies
Participate as a proactive representative of the Patient Centered Health Home
Perform duties utilizing the Team-Based Approach
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Abilities:
High school degree or equivalent required 
Possession of a Medical Assistant Certificate or a certificate of completion or degree from an accredited medical assisting program is required 
Fluent in English/Spanish and computer skills a plus
A minimum of two years experience working as a medical assistant in a health care setting
Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs required
Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time required
Excellent organizational and customer service skills
Ability to follow written and oral instructions and learn new procedures quickly
Ability to stay calm while working quickly and with a high degree of accuracy
Flexibility, initiative, and reliability
Knowledge of & ability to work with the American Indian community & other minority populations
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Ability to function independently and as a team member within diverse environments as well as with a diverse staff composition
Demonstrated ability to perform multiple administrative functions simultaneously in an accurate, organized, & efficient manner. Ability to multitask & thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
Ability to carry out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical & professional manner and demonstrate good judgment

Education: High School

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