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Medical Assistant

Company: Pueblo Community Health Center
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Assistant: Salary Range: $17.38 - $24.54 an hourPueblo Community Health Center offers a flexible benefits program to full-time and part-time employees working 20 hours or more per week.Benefit opportunities presently available to employees are listed below:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLong-Term Disability InsuranceShort-Term Disability InsuranceLife Insurance403(b) Tax-Sheltered Annuity PlanCafeteria 125 Flexible Spending AccountIn addition to the benefits available for purchase through the Cafeteria 125 plan, Pueblo Community Health Center offers supplemental insurances and generous paid time off benefits including holidays and personal time off (PTO). The organization also contributes to the employee's tax-sheltered annuity plan after one year of service.All Pueblo Community Health Center employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq ), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq.), the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (C.R.S. 24-34-401 et seq.), and any other relevant federal or State law. As such all persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.Job Summary:--- A team member of nursing services who participates in the delivery of health care to the patients of Pueblo Community Health Center. Reports to:--- Clinical Nursing Manager Supervision Exercised:--- None Education/Experience/License/Certification:--- Graduate of a Medical Assistant program required.--- Current certification or registration through NHA, AMT, AAMA or other recognized credentialing organization is preferred.--- Equivalent combination of appropriate education, certification, and experience will be considered.--- Current B.L.S. with skills demonstration C.P.R. certification for Healthcare Providers required.--- One year medical assisting desired. Required Travel:--- Travel may include limited local travel Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:--- The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.o Essential to have ability to understand information/instruction, be able to exchange verbal information with others and ability to present information/instruction verbally.o Essential to have ability to read and understand written materials and to compose information/instruction in a written form.o Essential to have ability to memorize.o Essential to have ability to reason mathematically, have analytical skills and be able to problem solve.o Must have excellent organizational skills.o Ability to speak Spanish desired.o Knowledge of Electronic Health Record or other data management systems preferred. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:--- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.o Ensure the function and activities of this department to embrace the philosophy, mission, values, and Communicate with Heart service model supported by the Board of Directors of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.o Adhere to the guidelines and procedures of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.o Follow scheduling procedures for providers.o Follow clinical workflows and documentation for MAs and providers within electronic patient charts.o Assist a Medical Provider in providing direct patient care as needed, including treatments, procedures, and emergencies.o Access, use and update clinical data from various outside agencies.o Follow clinical lab procedures including Point of Care Testing.o Maintain compliance with vaccine storage, handling and administration policy and procedure.o Maintain compliance with all Nursing and Infection Control Policies and Procedures at all clinical sites.o Utilize case Management programs (EIS, Breast Health, Colorectal Cancer screening, Pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric immunizations) and standing orders associated with them.o Maintain stock and supplies in exam rooms per policy and procedure.o Manage daily workflows to ensure timely completion of daily tasks.o Adhere to Nursing policies and procedureso Provide nursing/medical assistant health care services appropriate to the age-specific needs of all patients in accordance with the principles of growth and development for infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric life cycles.o Ensure all clinical information is entered into and maintained within patient recordo May perform phlebotomy at satellite clinics.o Adhere to the Infection Control Policies and Procedures.o Assist in the training of student externs and/or new Medical Assistant staff.o Maintain current licensure and CPR certification.o Perform other related duties as assigned.o Perform duties specific to assignment at a satellite clinic per policy and procedure.o Follow safety and security practices implemented at PCHC.o Maintain patient confidentiality.o Assist with accurate and timely completion of time and attendance activities.o Follow organization and departmental call off procedure.---The above duties are not all inclusive and are not intended to limit or define the duties that may be assigned.Company's website:

Closing Date: Open until filled.Pueblo Community Health Center is a tobacco and drug-free workplace. EOELocation: Pueblo Community Health Center NursingSchedule: Full Time, M-F varied

Keywords: Pueblo Community Health Center, Pueblo , Medical Assistant, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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