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Medical Assistant

Qualifications

  • Be a committed Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the sanctity of human life and sexual purity.
  • Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Principle, Statement of Faith and policies of the center.
  • High school diploma or GED required; Medical Assistant Certification, preferred.
  • BLS certification, required.
  • Prior clinical experience, preferred.
  • Bilingual for Spanish, preferred.
  • Women's Health OB/GYN experience, preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized and a team player.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical team, staff, patients and external customers at all times.
  • Firm understanding on medical practices, patient care and examination procedures, administrative processes, and organizational policies
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Have experience with Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Demonstrate compassion, cheerfulness and professionalism.


Essential Job Functions

  • Obtaining patient health records prior to patient visits, chart preparation.
  • Taking accurate and complete medical histories.
  • Preparing patients for examinations.
  • Taking accurate vital signs.
  • Assisting Nurse Practitioner and other Licensed Healthcare Professionals during examination of patients and according to generally accepted medical standards
  • Maintaining exam rooms according to protocols: cleans rooms between patient exams to ensure patients' comfort and compliance with infection control standards; ensures all necessary supplies are stocked.
  • Promptly reporting when supplies are low and works to ensure timely reordering is completed.
  • Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens and performing basic lab tests.
  • Preparing and administering medications as directed by the Nurse Practitioner
  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Talking to pregnant patients about their legal options and providing educational materials, information about Source programs and community resources
  • Instructing patients about medications and special diets.
  • Keeping equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Performs general clerical duties in support of patient services according to the needs of the clinic and as directed by the Clinic Director. These include but are not limited to answering phones, photocopies, faxing, completing forms, etc.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records, keeping patient information confidential.
  • Practices universal precautions with respect to established safety protocols.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations.
  • Works with patient scheduling system to assist to ensure efficient patient flow.


General

  • Attend staff and medical meetings.
  • Assist in special events, including annual fundraisers, Source 101’s and church presentations as needed.
  • Establish positive working relationships with staff members and volunteers.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

*Bonus to be paid as follows, half at first payroll and half after 90 days on the following payroll.

$18-$21

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