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On-Call Medical Assistant (Hillsboro)

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Website Central City Concern

Close Date: Open Until Filled

CCC is seeking on-call Medical Assistants to work at Old Town Clinic!

SCHEDULE: On-Call employees must work at least once in every 6 month period to remain active on payroll. Shifts are 9 hours with 30 minute lunches. Hours of operations are Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00 and Saturday 12:30pm-5:30pm

SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant (MA) plays a critical role in patient care. MAs work to support providers and patients throughout the patient visit and are also integral members of the patient care team. MAs provide patient-centered care and work closely with clerical staff, clinical staff, Care Team Managers, admissions specialists, RNs and providers.

Old Town Clinic provides compassionate health care to people who might not otherwise get care, treating them with dignity and respect no matter how complex their care. Located in the heart of the Burnside neighborhood, patients can often get all the care they need in a single location.

The Medical Assistant (MA) plays a critical role in patient care. MAs work to support providers and patients throughout the patient visit and are also integral members of the patient care team. MAs provide patient-centered care and work closely with clerical staff, clinical staff, Care Team Managers, admissions specialists, RNs and providers.

Duties will include:

  • Manage patient flow; Preparation for pre-visit huddle with clinical team, including chart review for immunizations, screenings, chronic conditions, mental health issues
  • Preparing patients per standard workflow, including taking and recording patient’s vital signs, completion of preventive screening questions, medication reconciliation with patients
  • Exam room stocking and setup pre-visit and clean-up post-visit
  • Completing and documenting provider orders
  • Assisting providers and care team in scheduling of medical referrals
  • Administer injectable medications per provider order, with appropriate documentation according to clinic protocols.
  • Maintain medical/lab equipment and records in compliance with State and Federal regulatory requirements.
  • Depending upon location, maintain and clean supply rooms, exam rooms and MA work stations.
  • Receive, document and direct patient telephone calls in a complete and timely manner according to protocols.
  • Complete and document procedures per provider orders and clinic standards.
  • Contact pharmacies with new prescriptions and refills.
  • Maintain a clean, safe clinic environment, respecting scope of practice and clinic best-practice.
  • Complete any care team duties delegated by Care Team Manager, Care Coordinator
    and/or Admissions Supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Preferred Current MA certification from a nationally recognized program (such as AAMA or NCCT.)
  • Completion of all coursework for a Certificate-level Medical Assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational programs (CAAHEP) or ABHES accredited required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year recent, verifiable medical assistant experience within a health care setting, with a behavioral health setting preferred.
  • Must have current Basic Life Support (CPR/BLS) certification before first day of employment
  • If a recovering chemically dependent person, must be in a program of recovery and able to provide demonstration of sobriety for a minimum of two years.
  • Must have the ability to read labels and distinguish between colors.
  • Must be physically able to walk, bend, stoop, be on feet for long periods of time, twist,
    kneel, reach, squat, pull, lift heavy patients or objects and climb stairs several times a day.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.

Central City Concern is a second chance employer and complies with applicable laws regarding consideration of criminal background for employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to address prior criminal convictions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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