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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Company: Bear Lake Community Health Center
Location: Logan
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCache Valley Community Health Center is looking for a Medical Assistant for a busy family practice clinic in North Logan to provide proactive clinical support while assisting the provider in meeting patient care, follow-up, exam room setup, and meeting organizational goals.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist providers with patient care in a professional manner; provide patient services not requiring the need of a provider, according to established protocols; assist providers with patient follow-up; schedule/reschedule follow-up patient appointments; provide follow-up and patient education services to patients.
  • Prepare patient for the provider; obtain and document assessment of patients; measure and record patient height, BMI, chief medical complaint and present illness, emotional status, social history, and vital signs including blood pressure, oxygen saturation, respiratory rate, pulse, temperature, and pain level (if indicated). Communicate assessment of the patient's needs to the provider and develop appropriate interventions under the provider's direction.
  • Deliver accurate communication between patient and provider including requests for medication refills, questions about medications, treatment, and care; enter refill requisition into EMR in accordance with protocol, route it to the appropriate provider, and follow up on refill per provider recommendation.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures as ordered by provider and according to protocols; collect and log specimens, test or prepare specimens for testing, and accurately document results; review results of laboratory and other diagnostic work and report abnormal results to the provider.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned and/or needed.
  • Keep exam rooms cleaned and stocked.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Graduate from medical assistant school or certification preferred.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • One-year experience in a medical facility is preferred.
    • Ability to work in a team.
    • Bilingual is preferred.
    • Sensitivity to low-income, ethnic, minority communities is a must.
    • Ability to work with other team members and providers and problem solve.
    • Comfortable with the use of medical and scheduling software.
    • Excellent customer service skills, both in-person and on the phone.
    • Must be certified in Basic Life Support techniques.

Keywords: Bear Lake Community Health Center, Logan , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Logan, Utah

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