Bilingual Clinical Staff (Either a Certified Medical Assistant, Registered Nurse, or Licensed Vocational Nurse
Assists physicians, nurses, and other medical staff by performing administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include but not be limited to obtaining and maintaining medical records. Clinical duties include a wide variety of patient care activities such as maintenance of clinical record and documentation, administering medication, giving injections, and taking vital signs.
Medical Assistant Responsibilities:
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Cleans rooms after procedures, cleans and disinfects equipment, restocks supplies, and properly disposes of contaminated supplies. Assists and accompanies patients from waiting room and prepares patients for examination. Interviews patients and records and inputs information to patients’ medical record. Collects all medical data to facilitate the physician’s ability to draw conclusions about the patient’s needs. Ensure all charts and forms for the office visit are ready for the provider. Measures, collects and records patient’s vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and prepares patients for examinations and tests, and procedures. Identifies and reports abnormal vitals and follows established protocols. Performs routine patient testing, acquires and processes electrocardiograms and collects and processes blood specimens and urine samples. Prepares and administers routine oral, rectal, medications, injections and vaccinations excluding controlled substances, as directed by Physician. Identifies and reports adverse reactions.
Removes sutures and staples and change sterile and non-sterile dressings, as requested.
Coordinating the daily clinical administrative activities, including patient medical record maintenance and ensure all forms and consents are completed by patients. Receive and direct phone calls, obtain necessary patient information to file and update patient records, and ensure all forms and consents are completed by patients
• Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent substitute.
• Minimum Experience: 2 years; combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience.
• Minimum Certifications and/or Licenses: phlebotomy certification from a medical assistant program and CPR; certification as a medical assistant (CMA) or license as an LVN or RN required.
• Bilingual Spanish/English
• An understanding of patient care, medical terminology, coding procedures, reference tools, and appropriate clinical pharmacology for medical assistant practice scope.
• 2 Saturday shifts per month (1st and 3rd)
• Understand and align with the Hope Clinic mission statement and vision.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills.
Benefits: • Health Insurance with monthly stipend offered • IRA option available • PTO
HOURS: Full-Time (40 hours/wk)
Salary is based on experience and certification.