Employer: Mattawa Community Medical Clinic
Duties & Responsibilities:
Greets patients in a prompt and friendly manner and prepares patients for exams; in conjunction with the clinical team to maintain the timely flow of patients.
Obtains and records appropriate vital signs, per department protocols or guidelines in the electronic medical record (EMR).
Obtains patient medical history and reason for visit; documents accurately, in order to maintain a complete and legally correct medical record. Administer injections and medications as directed by the provider.
Administer injections and medication as directed by the provider.
Assists in procedures and minor emergencies, as directed by the provider or RN within the Medical Assistant Certified scope of practice.
Schedules lab, x-ray, and other tests as directed by the provider. Instructs the patient in the routine collection of samples; testing procedures and general requirements by specific depts. Provides follow-up lab results and callbacks to patients as delegated.
Communicates with patients, relays important information to the provider and provides follow-up to the patient. Tasks may include contacting the pharmacy with medication orders.
Responsible for maintaining clean exam rooms, cleaning instruments and stocking items for use in the exam and procedure rooms.
Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.
Other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or GED
Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish)
Accredited Medical Assisting program graduate or enrolled in an externship program.
Active Medical Assistant Interim (IC) or Medical Assistant - Certified (CM) license through the Washington State Department of Health by start date.
Preferred previous experience as a Medical Assistant in a healthcare setting.
Basic computer skills.
Location: Mattawa, WA
Application Method: online on Indeed https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=medical+assistant&l=Yakima+County%2C+WA&radius=50&sort=date&vjk=69782c3414359e26
Base Pay: $15-20
2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903