Medical Assistant Certified ($1,000 signing bonus) - Moses Lake, WA

Employer: Moses Lake Community Health Center

Job Description:

Medical Assistant-Certified
Moses Lake Community Health Center- Moses Lake, WA
Posted: 7/27/2020-Expires: 10/25/2020
Job ID: 219147972

Job Description:
This position will travel between our Moses Lake and Quincy Medical Facilities.

$1,000 sign on bonus.

Primary Accountability:
The Medical Assistant is an integral part of the patient care team in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. As such the Medical Assistant has an active role in planning, managing and coordinating patient care at the individual patient level and at the panel (population) level. Responsible for assisting Nurses and Providers in ensuring high quality patient care and efficient patient flow.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
1. Participates as a member of the Care Team
a. Remains engaged and contribute in team huddles.
b. Gathers patient’s clinical presentation data and reports to decision maker as appropriate.
c. Orient/mentors new MAs
2. Participates in daily patient care (care management)
a. Completes Pre-visit planning.
b. Accurately completes Intake Form questions at every visit.
c. Accurately obtains and records patient vital signs
d. Provides interpretation in person and by phone as requested by the clinician or nurse
e. Provides warm handoffs to referral coordinators, behavioral health specialists, front office (CCRs) for follow-up
f. Assists with completion and transcribes Health History Form into the chart or as needed per clinic protocol
g. Follows the 7 rights of safe medication administration process
h. Meets Wellness Outreach goals- by providing basic patient education regarding the recommendations for age gender and disease screenings.
i. Documents all patient care including consent forms, procedures, medication administration, vaccination administration, etc.
j. Performs and documents CLIA Waived testing.
k. Recalls patients for pending labs.
3. Performs phlebotomy and waived Lab test duties (Same Day Clinic only)
a. Performs venipuncture per protocol
b. Centrifuges samples to separate blood on SST
c. Packages the samples, with orders and leaves in the appropriate area for courier pick-up
d. Runs quality controls for waived tests.
e. Completes testing and gives results to clinician.
f. Documents results on demographic sheet for Interpath Lab to enter into EMR Link.
4. Participates in Patient follow-up (Care Coordination)
a. Communicates to the patient normal laboratory and diagnostic imaging results as delegated by the Provider/Clinician.
b. Makes follow-up appointments as necessary.
5. Quality Control and Safety
a. Performs and documents quality control checks as assigned, including recording
b. QC for point of care testing, refrigerator temperatures, emergency supplies, and medical equipment
c. Adheres to outpatient facility clinical care OSHA Safety Standards.
d. Sterilizes medical instruments per clinic procedure
6. Actively participates in Quality Improvement efforts
a. Follows the Plan, including data collection, when participating in a PDSA cycle

Bilingual Spanish/English

Contact Person:
Location: Moses Lake, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on August 13, 2020

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