Job description: works as part of the Care Team; responsible to ensure highest quality of patient care.
Greets patients and brings them to the exam rooms and preps them for the medical provider
Assists in the clinical care of patients including:
During biopsies, paps, HRA
Phlebotomy, collection and processing of laboratory specimens
Vital sign collection, EKGs, Peak flow
Point of care testing: urine dipstick, fingerstick glucose, Rapid HIV
Gather medical information and reports to provider
Interfaces with laboratories when necessary for patient care
Ensures that lab results are available at the time of the visit
Operates and maintains autoclave
Reminds patients about appointments
Consults with medical providers at the beginning of each session/and or at a daily meeting to ensure optimum patient flow
Informs providers when there are medication renewals; executes provider’s orders; assists patients with referrals
Monitors the expiration of medical and laboratory supplies
Monitors the temperature of vaccine and specimen refrigerators and freezers and takes appropriate actions during abnormal occurrences- e.g. abnormal temperature or electrical failure. Maintains temperature logs.
Participates in interdisciplinary meetings to help determine policies affecting clinical care
Participates in Quality Improvement activities
Maintains clinical competence through participation in appropriate learning experiences
Assists practitioner in the monitoring and maintaining of standards of care
Performs other duties as may be assigned
Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Program and at least one (1) year full time work experience.
Possession of a current basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS CPR) certificate.
Ability to work both independently and in a team.
Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS preferred.
Ability to speak Spanish or Mandarin is strongly preferred.
Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a multi-cultural setting required.
Knowledge of eClinicalWorks EMR is preferred.
Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
To apply please send a cover letter and resume to MMihai@apicha.org with subject line "Medical Assistant".