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Medical Assistant On-Call

Company: ASIAN HEALTH SERVICES.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:Under supervision from Clinic Unit Manager or Clinic Site RN Manager, performs routine clinical tasks, including obtaining and recording patient information, performing simple nursing procedures, assisting physicians and licensed staff in minor surgery, performing infection control procedures, and ordering clinic supplies.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Interviews patient to obtain and record medical history using SOAP format in preparation for medical visits; obtains basic health information and relevant documents and records
  • Takes and records vital signs recognize abnormalities and report them to nurses and providers.
  • Performs basic nursing procedures such as injections (for immunization and tuberculosis skin test only), phlebotomy, and dressing changes; performs basic in-clinic lab tests, and obtains/processes specimens for lab send-out; performs tests such as electrocardiogram, spirometry, audiometry, and Snellen test.
  • Assists physicians during examinations and in minor surgery as needed; assists in patient flow.
  • Performs sterilization, infection control and cleaning of clinic areas, and cleaning medical instruments/equipment.
  • Maintains and orders clinic supplies, keeping examination rooms, and nursing area well-stocked.
  • Assists Medical Records performs interpretation duties, and performs Unit Clerk duties as required and/or as assigned.
  • Adheres to policy and procedures within the unit.
  • Ensures patients' rights to privacy, safety, and confidentiality.
  • Attends appropriate in-service education courses for technical growth.
  • Attend all staff and component meetings, providing input as necessary; may participate in AHS subcommittees.
  • Identifies problems in the work area and works with others to seek solutions.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills with patients.
  • Appropriately carries out AHS organizational goals.
  • Participates in orientation and training for volunteers and new staff.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A high school diploma or GED and some college coursework or nurse training with one year of relevant experience in a clinic setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bilingual/bicultural in an Asian language requiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Commitment to working in the Asian community, to community health care with familiarity with community health clinics preferred CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • Medical Assistant certification preferred
  • CPR certification required

Keywords: ASIAN HEALTH SERVICES., Oakland , Medical Assistant On-Call, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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