Position/Title : Medical Assistant-Mobile Clinic Reports to: Mobile Clinic Coordinator
Department: Mobile Clinic Location: All Locations -Primary Mobile Clinic
Pay rate: $ 11.79 hour Status: Non-Exempt
Provides assistance with various healthcare services following established policies and protocols attached to the mobile clinic, including but not limited to obtaining specimens, conducting routine lab studies, and assisting with administrative functions. Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Provider by performing the follow duties. Will be required to drive and have a valid CA drivers license.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Education : (Required)
MA Medical Assistant Certificate
Experience : (Required)
Two years experience in the field
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Strong charting/documentation skills.
CPR, BCLS, OSHA, Phlebotomy, First Aid
Employees are responsible for maintaining individual certifications as required by job function or by law and provide verification and recertification when requested by management.
Valid California Licensethis position requires driving to the mobile clinic locations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Interviews patients, take vital signs (such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height) and records information.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.
Hand instruments and materials to medical provider as directed.
Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
Operates X rays, electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.
Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests.
Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records as necessary (Misys, LINK).
Keeps exam and treatment rooms clean, well stocked.
Set up equipment in exam rooms.
Performs hearing screening, plotting growth parameters.
Advises patients concerning preparation for tests.
Documents administration of immunizations and medications in chart.
Administers immunization injections/treatments (must be done only with licensed provider on premises).
Calls patients to provide normal and abnormal lab results.
Keep logs: lead, medications, record refrigerator temperature and zero scales daily and abnormal TB results.
Calibrates lab machines as needed and urine machines monthly.
Helps with translation for providers.
Will require driving to the mobile clinic locations and other clinics to pick up and drop items to and from the mobile clinic.
Knowledge in vaccination pediatrics.
Adheres to dress codes and appearance when dealing with patients.
Uses professional and positive telephone techniques.
Proficient in English and Spanish in order to communicate with patient requests.
May perform receptionist and/or routine clerical duties such as filling out forms, answering telephones or filing.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) inputting prescriptions and patients chart.
Practice Management System (PMS) Registration, Scheduling and Billing.
May help file back medical charts.
Maintains patient flow to reduce waiting time.
Performs lab proficiency testing, run in-house lab tests, prepare outside lab specimens, check lab orders and bills for accuracy.
Participates in MA review of charts.
Send out Medical Records when requested by other offices.
Attends staff meetings.
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
Notifies clinic manager when supplies need to be ordered when vaccines or medications are out.
Serve as advocate for Indigent Program organizing forms for providers, instructing patients, helping patients complete forms and serving as liaison with drug companies.
Other duties as requested by Supervisor.
St. John's Well Child & Family Center - 9 months ago