Less than 1 hour

Medical Assistant Bilingual

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
Dallas, TX 75212

Signing Bonus $500


 


JOB STATEMENT


 


The Medical Assistant position is responsible for assisting physicians in providing quality clinical services to patients and may require frequent supervision.


 


JOB FUNCTIONS




  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.



  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and disposes of contaminated supplies.



  • Shows patients to examination rooms and prepares them for the physician.



  • Conducts patient intakes (e.g. blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature, etc.)



  • Performs various screenings (e.g. vision and hearing) per protocol.



  • Assists physicians with patient examinations (e.g. handing them instruments, etc.)



  • Records patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.



  • Explains treatment procedures and physicians' instructions to patients.



  • Translates for patients and physicians as needed to help communicate pertinent information.



  • Prepares and administers medications as directed by a physician or by protocol.



  • Performs subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intradermal injections as directed by a physician.



  • Performs phlebotomy (drawing of blood form patients) per protocol.



  • Effectively uses pertinent medical instruments in the performance of duties (e.g. electrocardiograms EKGs, spirometry, and ear irrigations).



  • Handles tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepares them for testing.



  • Perform general office duties (e.g. answering telephones, taking notes, scanning, etc.).



  • Contacts other medical departments to schedule patients for various testing.



  • Performs other tasks as required by management.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



  • Education: Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Specialized Training/Certifications/Licenses:

    • Medical Assistant Program from an accredited institution.

    • Current Health Care Provider CPR Certification.



  • Experience: None

  • Knowledge:

    • Basic understanding of CLIA and OSHA.

    • Bilingual Fluent in both English and Spanish



  • Skills:

    • Basic Computer Literacy

    • Patient-Centered Focus

    • Following Directions

    • Attention to Detail

    • Confidentiality



  • Abilities:

    • Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language.

    • Ability to stand/walk for majority of the shift.

    • Must be able to bend or stoop.

    • Must be able to lift 20 lbs. unassisted

    • Must have good vision (e.g. near acuity and depth perception)



  • Other:  

    • Must be able to periodically work on Saturdays.

    • May require some local travel between different clinic locations.

    • Must be able to maintain required immunizations as required by the organization.




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Posted: 2021-12-08 Expires: 2022-01-07

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Medical Assistant Bilingual

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
Dallas, TX 75212

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