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Medical Assistant

Company: Community Clinic Inc.
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCCI Health Services empowers patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. We deliver high-quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life providing services to the medically under-served at 14 sites in Montgomery and northern Prince George's counties. Our services include primary care, behavioral health, dental, adolescent health, HIV and infectious disease testing and treatment, and prenatal, and family planning. CCI Health Services is also the largest provider of WIC services in the state of Maryland. The Medical Assistant will perform clinical and administrative tasks for both Pediatric and Adult patients under the direct supervision of a licensed physician. The MA will assist with patient preparation for exams, minor office procedures, and the examination and education of patients. The MA supports other members of the clinical team by assuring optimal patient flow and managing a variable and unpredictable patient volume throughout the workday.This position starts at $18/hr.Responsibilities

  • Greet patients and family members in a courteous manner
  • Screen patients and document information accurately in patient charts
  • Escort patients to the treatment room, preparing patients with clear instructions
  • Prepare patients for examination and perform routine screening tests
  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Assist with medical procedures
  • Perform Phlebotomy, EKG, and collection of lab specimens
  • Educate patients and family members concerning the visit and procedures performed
  • Provide all proper discharge and follow up instructions to patients
  • Ensure that each patient room is prepared and properly stocked with equipment and supplies
  • Perform outreach calls to patients and specialty offices as requested
  • Check electronic outbox of providers and address urgent issues
  • Complete EHR data entry
  • Adhere to all safety protocols including standard precautions, transmission-based precautions, and other infection control policiesQualifications
    • High School graduate, or equivalent
    • Must have current MA certificate
    • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards
    • Knowledge of methods, procedures, and protocols, including federal, state, and local laws for the handling and disposal of hazardous biochemical waste products
    • Communication skills (including appropriate medical terminology)
    • Ability to use good reasoning and judgment to react calmly in emergency situations
    • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferredCCI Health Services offers full medical, dental, and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan (with an employer contribution of up to 4% of salary) for all full-time employees.CCI Health Services is a 49-year-old Federally Qualified Health Center is a diverse and inclusive workplace that serves 60,000 medical patients and Women Infant's & Children (WIC) participants in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, CCI is committed to providing high-quality, affordable primary healthcare to every patient across all life stages. Visit www.cciweb.org for more information.Powered by JazzHR9yzTyEmodB

Keywords: Community Clinic Inc., Silver Spring , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Silver Spring, Maryland

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