Posted: Monday, January 1, 2018 9:12 PM
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Nursing Director and RN Coordinator, the Certified Medical Assistant functions as a multi skilled health care professional in an ambulatory setting. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list, but rather to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. 1. Acts as assistant to the provider when clinic policy dictates that a female be present for gynecological exams. 2. Performs eye screening for patients requesting such. 3. Performs audiometric screening in compliance with all applicable standards, regulations, and Medical Clinic policy. 4. Responsible for completing appropriate documents for third party billing and medical charting for WIC paperwork, SOFP, BCEDP, and CHDP programs. 5. Under Providers order is responsible for providing height, weight, and hemoglobin/hematocrit for Women’s, Infant’s, and Children’s (WIC) program. 6. Performs urine dipsticks, urine pregnancy tests, urine micro albumins, Hemoglobin A1C, Lipids and strep screens in compliance with all applicable standards, regulations an medical clinic policy. 7. Ability to perform blood draws, records lab draws in log book with accurate attention to patient name and type of test. Accurately labels specimens and fills out requisitions completely and correctly. 8. Ability to perform applicable injections as outlined in Medical Clinic Policy and Procedures and VFC program. 9. Able to perform EKG’s as per clinic protocol. 10. Demonstrates knowledge in electronic patient scheduling. Understanding the amount of time required for specific appointments. 11. Maintains the standards of patient care and implements the policies and procedures of the Medical Department. 12. Recognizes how the position and duties relate to the overall function of the Medical Clinic. Follows instructions, understands, and observes lines of communication. 13. Maintains yearly CPR certification. 14. Responsible for communicating problems identified involving personnel, medical staff, patient, families, and the general public to the Medical Director and Nursing Director. 15. Participates in Quality Control and Quality Assurance activities, and patient education per physician directions. 16. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 2 All NVIH employees are expected to: - Provide the highest possible level of service to clients; - Promote teamwork and cooperative effort among employees; - Maintain safe practices; and - Abide by the NVIH’s policies and procedures as they may from time to time be updated. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program. 2. Current certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants 3. Certification in phlebotomy. 4. Two (2) years experience as a medical assistant preferred. 5. Current certification or ability to obtain certificate in: a. CPR b. Audiometric Screening 6. High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent 7. Must have reliable transportation. 8. Indian Preference. Preference in filling vacancies will be given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance with Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code Section 472 & 473). In other than the above, Northern Valley Indian Health, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity and At Will Employer. Company Description "Excellence in Healthcare Services to Native Americans & All Community Members." NVIH has Medical clinics in Willows, Woodland, in Chico at the Childrens Health Center, and at our main Chico site. We also have Dental clinics in Willows, Chico, Woodland, and Red Bluff, as well as a Mobile Dental Clinic.
• Location: Chico, Willows
• Post ID: 8845242 chico