Locum Cert Medical Assistant -Urgent Care/ Spokane
Community Health Association of Spokane 4 reviews - Spokane, WA

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Department Medical Supervisor Medical Support Supervisor/Clinic Administrator Subordinates 0 FLSA Status Non-exempt Purpose of Job Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by managing patient care at assigned medical clinic by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Greets variety of patients and escorts to exam room; informs patient of time delays throughout visit.
  • Prepares patients for provider; anticipates needs of provider to maintain efficient patient flow.
  • Performs phlebotomy and laboratory procedures as directed by provider.
  • Performs and documents injections and immunizations.
  • Ensures exam rooms are clean, stocked, and ready for patients.
  • Cleans, prepares, and sterilizes instruments.
  • Assists provider with procedures and exams.
  • Assists with patient education.
  • Obtains prescription refills under the direction and authorization of provider.
  • Manages appropriate patient referrals and required documentation.
  • Observes and follows required safety protocols, including handling and disposal of sharps, use of personal protective equipment, exposure to blood borne pathogens, and general safety of employees and patients.
  • Assists in other areas as needed, including answering telephones, scheduling patients, and supporting care team member

s. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Experience: Previous experience in a community health clinic preferred. Experience with electronic health records preferred. Education: Completion of American Academy of Medical Assistants (AAMA) accredited medical assisting program. AAMA Certification required. Washington locations must also have a Medical Assistant – Certification credential issued by Washington State Department of Health. Other Skills: Excellent customer service, oral and written communications skills required. Compassion for patients required. Must be able to work well in team environment. Ability to multi-task in fast-paced work environment, with ability to anticipate future needs. Basic computer user skills required. Medical terminology and accurate spelling ability required. CPR/AED certified for a Health Care Provider.

Physical Demands Medical Assistants are required to stand, sit, and be mobile one-third to two-thirds of the time. They are required to use hands to finger, handle or feel over two-thirds of the time, as well as reach with hands and arms. Climbing or balancing occurs less than one-third of the time; while stooping, kneeling or crouching occurs between one-third and two-thirds of the day. Communicating by talking / hearing occurs over two-thirds of the day. Amount of time spent lifting or exerting force is about 50% for up to 10 pounds and less than one-third of the time up to 25 pounds. Rarely is there a need to lift more than 26 pounds.

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