Medical Assistant
Martha’s Village and Kitchen - Indio, CA

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Assists in medical procedures in obtaining patients' chief complaints, vital signs, assist with minor medical procedures, cleans, stocks, and prepares medical exam rooms, and monitors medical supplies.
  • Takes chief complaints, vital signs, visual acuity tests, and audiometric screenings.
  • Provides on-the-job training, support, and daily supervision of volunteers assigned to area.
  • Attends in-service education programs to learn new treatments, procedures, and developmental skills as arranged.
  • Assists the providers with minor procedures (cleaning of lacerations, cuts, skin conditions, giving injections and immunizations).
  • Assists providers with laboratory reports and files laboratory reports.
  • Uses the resources, supplies, and equipment of the Center in a cost-effective, safe, and responsible manner.
  • Promotes and maintains positive communications and working relationships among staff, volunteers, and patients.
  • Helps with bilingual translations between providers, nurses, and patients.
  • Assists front office in checking in patients and finding patient files as needed.
  • Assists in dispensary in filling prescriptions and instructing patients on how to use medications.
  • Attends weekly staff meetings.
  • Performs other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.
  • Excellent Phlebotomy Skills
  • Familiar with CAIR and vaccinations
Job Qualifications:
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent M.A. certificate
MINIMUM: M.A. Certificate from certified training program

MINIMUM: 1 year in a community setting
MARKET: 2 years in a community setting working with homeless or uninsured populations.
PREFERRED: 3 years M.A. experience working with the homeless populations.

Other Relevant Job Information: (if applicable):
Bilingual – English/Spanish required