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Medical Assistant (Part-Time)

Livingston Community Health
3.6 out of 5
Livingston, CA 95334
$16.11 - $21.79 an hour - Part-time

Location

Livingston, CA 95334

Benefits
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  • Paid sick time

Full job description

A successful Medical Assistant must be passionate about healthcare and want to make a difference in the lives of others while acting as a mission-driven catalyst to help Livingston Community Health deliver the best quality of care and excellent service to our patients and their families.

The Medical Assistant (MA) reports directly to the Back Office Supervisor (BOS). The MA provides nursing assistance to multi-speciality LCH clinical providers including, but not limited to, administration of injections, assisting with procedures, taking vital signs, vision and hearing tests, patient education, and necessary EHR chart work. The Medical Assistant will assist with clerical functions and help update and maintain accurate medical records. The Medical Assistant is under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse, and direct supervision of the Back Office Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet patients with warm smile.
  • Provide quality customer service care with a positive attitude.
  • Ensure patient demographics are current and accurate at time of visit.
  • Obtain and document vital signs in the electronic health record:

IE:blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, Oxygen Saturation

(if indicated), pain level, last menstrual period.

  • Follow LCH’s Patient Intake workflow based on type of visit.
  • Perform required screening tests as necessary

IE: vision test, hearing test, etc.

  • Reconcile allergy list, medication list and problem list at every visit.
  • Complete with accuracy via EHR: social history, family history, medical/surgical history, preventative medical information (last pap, mammogram, colorectal screening), chronic care information (last HgA1c, labs, test.)
  • Assist clinical staff with examination procedures.
  • Prepare room with all required equipment based on type of visit or reason for visit.
  • Utilize Standing Orders to administer, order or schedule tests, medication or referrals.
  • Administer medications and immunizations per LCH policies and procedures.
  • Update patient charts with accurate data: immunization history and lab results.
  • Complete lab orders as indicated.
  • Clean and sterilize medical instruments and equipment per LCH policy and procedures.
  • Utilize tracking system for pap smears, immunization, and breast exams.
  • Respond to phone inquiries and messages within 24 hours, following provider guidance or established protocols.
  • Perform procedures as ordered by provider (wound care, application of splints, airway treatment, ear lavages, EKG, NST and sterile procedures as indicated.)
  • Support the training of other Medical Assistants and/or Medical Assistant students.
  • Ensure rooms are stocked daily per inventory list and schedule.
  • Housekeeping of exam rooms per Housekeeping Checklist and schedule.
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation in electronic health records
  • Continuously monitor patient flow.
  • Prepare forms to fulfill Payer, State and Federal requirements.
  • Adhere to and promote clinic policies and protocols.
  • Review EHR and Outlook Inbox daily and address tasks within 24 hours.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly quality controls and checks
  • Facilitate support with daily, weekly and monthly inventory (i.e. medications, vaccines and clinic supplies.)
  • Ensure adherence with clinic safety requirements both in practice and maintaining facilities.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings.
  • Maintain patient privacy in accordance with HIPAA.
  • Perform and maintain autoclave protocols (i.e. weekly maintenance, monthly spore testing, and log of each cycle.)
  • While rooming the patient, the MA will ask the patient for any completed forms given to them by the Front Office (i.e. Asthma Contrel Test, SHA, SOGI, etc).
  • Participate in daily team huddles.
  • Review daily Quality huddle report and administer missing patient metrics at time of visit
  • Complete appropriate handoff/referral for health education.
  • Generate Master IM; RN/LVN/MA visit and document the reason for the visit.
  • Provide clinical support at other LCH Sites, as required.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Medical Assistant Certificate of completion from certified school.
  • High school graduate or GED Certificate.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred.
  • Current BLS CPR Certification.
  • Posses and maintain a positive attitude to internal and external customers.
  • Provide exceptional customer service with active listening.
  • Demonstrate effective and clear verbal / written communication skills.
  • Maintain organized work station.
  • Knowledge of basic office skills.
  • Possess Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills.
  • Ethical execution of job duties.
  • Global & Cultural Awareness.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to adapt to a fast pace and changing environment.
  • Work efficiently as a team and individually.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Ability to multi-task, think quickly and assess situations to optimize responses.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.11 - $21.79 per hour

Benefits:

  • Paid sick time

Medical specialties:

  • Primary Care

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • NextGen: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • Medical Assistant Certificate (Required)

Work Location: In person