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Bilingual Medical Assistant - Lafayette

Bilingual Medical Assistant - Lafayette


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Character Core Qualities: * Attentiveness- Showing the worth of a person or task by giving my undivided * Cautiousness- Knowing the importance of right timing in accomplishing right actions. * Compassion- Investing whatever is necessary in healing the hurts of others. * Dependability- Fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice. * Initiative- Recognizing and doing what needs to be done before I am asked to do it. Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: Assists medical providers with patient examinations, pre-visit questions, treatments and procedures as directed by the provider, while maintaining an efficient flow of patients through the clinic. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: * Calls patient to the appropriate location for pre-examination information gathering. * Inquires about any self-referrals, recent ER visits or hospitalizations and requests reports from appropriate sources, documenting all in the electronic healthcare record (EHR). * Accurately measures and records patient specific information: height, weight, respiration, pulse, blood pressure, temperature, SpO2 and head circumference as appropriate. Accurately records all measurements and information gathered in patient's electronic medical record. * Documents patient's stated chief complaint in electronic medical record. * Administers medications and injections under provider's directions and documents in EHR. * Administers immunizations under provider's direction, including providing VIS and follow-up. Updates vaccine information in OSIIS and patients EHR accurately. * Prepares and restocks supplies in each examination rooms daily and for subsequent patients. * Assists providers in physical exams and procedures as directed. * Participates in training programs to improve patient care, such as learning and practicing evidence based practice approaches to care. * Proactively addresses the needs of patients and families in the clinic. * Considers cultural sensitivity and utilizes effective communication skills. * Disposes of contaminated items according to VARIETY CARE policy. * Follows \\\"Universal Precautions\\\" for safety regulations; uses appropriate PPE as task on hand requires. * Follows HIPAA guidelines and VARIETY CARE policies and procedures as they relate to privacy and confidentiality. * Complies with OSHA recommendations for the workplace. * Coordinates with referral clerks to arrange referrals outside of VARIETY CARE, as requested by the provider. Advises patient accordingly. Answers simple questions regarding the referral. * Communicates with community organizations, health plans, facilities and specialists to obtain test and referral results. Quickly conveys high priority results to provider. * Assists with medical emergencies as directed by provider. * Supports plan of care and patient education in line with provider's recommendations. * Supports Variety Care's accreditation as a Patient Centered Medical Home and our commitment to provide care to all Variety patients that is Safe, Effective, Patient Centered, Timely, Efficient, and Equitable. Provides leadership and work with all staff to achieve the goals of the \\\"Triple Aim\\\" of healthcare reform-to improve the experience of care, improve health outcomes, and decrease healthcare costs * Embodies the strength of personal character. Places value on being an open and honest communicator who displays high moral and ethical conduct, integrity, adaptability, and sound judgment. Result-oriented problem solver who is responsible and accountable. * Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements, Special Skills, or Knowledge: * High School Diploma or GED. * Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited program. * Demonstrates ability to obtain and record accurate information. * Ability to use or willing to learn electronic medical records software. * Knowledge of basic computer skills including data entry and typing. * Demonstrates, to the satisfaction of the licensed provider, an ability to perform tasks, administer medications and injections, has knowledge of instrumentation used in lab point of care testing, as directed. * Able to effectively communicate with the patient population. * Able to maintain confidentiality of information. * Able to work in a multi-faceted, fast paced environment. * Bilingual (English/Spanish) REQUIRED. * Previous clinic or primary practice experience preferred. ADA Requirements: * Able to lift at least 25 pounds * Able to assist patients on to and off of exam table when asked or directed.Posted by StartWire

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