Certified Medical Assistant
Cow Creek Health & Wellness Clinic - Cow Creek, OR

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The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for providing high quality, compassionate, and culturally sensitive care within their scope of practice as part of nursing team in outpatient primary care facility.

  • Obtain preliminary health information and physical assessment during a patient’s visit including vital signs, chief complaints, and health maintenance needs.
  • Function under established procedures and medical protocols for laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures (e.g. EKG, Spirometry, Audiometry, Visual Acuity, Updraft Treatments, Tympanometry, Pulse Oximetry, and Peak Flow Measurements).
  • Administers medications and assists Nurses/Providers in therapeutic procedures (e.g. casting, suturing, wound debridement, dressing changes, etc.) within scope of practice.
  • Perform phlebotomy, specimen processing, and laboratory tests within clinic standards and under the guidance of the laboratory manager.
  • Utilize and maintain laboratory equipment with adherence to all laboratory safety standards.
  • Document in patient medical record & EHR all observations, assessments, nursing interventions, and therapeutic measures taken. Use EHR to review and process all laboratory orders.
  • Coordinate follow-up patient care with ancillary services by scheduling appointments and referrals. Provides education to patients and families regarding the management of medications, treatments, home care or discharge instructions, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining adequate clinic supplies & equipment as well as upkeep of clinic area by maintaining a safe environment for patient & staff. Monitor equipment for repair or damage & report deficiency to the Nursing Supervisor.
  • Provides and/ or assists in the provision of emergency care. Implement first aid in an emergency according to emergency preparedness policies.
  • Must demonstrate proven effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Adhere to all tribal policies outlined in the Employee Personnel Manual. Protect patient medical information within the guidelines of HIPAA policies & procedures.

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