Medical Assistant

Central City Concern | Portland, OR

Posted Date 4/14/2021
Description

Close Date: Open Until Filled (Seniority Bid: 3/18/2021)

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through innovative outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC's Old Town Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant

SALARY: $18.25 Hourly, $19.25 with certification
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm: 4x9 hour shifts with one day off during the week to be determined. .09 FTE

Old Town Clinic provides compassionate health care to people who might not otherwise get care, treating them with dignity and respect no matter how complex their care. Located in the heart of the Burnside neighborhood, patients can often get all the care they need in a single location.

The Medical Assistant (MA) plays a critical role in patient care. MAs work to support providers and patients throughout the patient visit and are also integral members of the patient care team. MAs provide patient-centered care and work closely with clerical staff, clinical staff, Care Team Managers, admissions specialists, RNs and providers.

Duties will include:

  • Manage patient flow; Preparation for pre-visit huddle with clinical team, including chart review for immunizations, screenings, chronic conditions, mental health issues
  • Preparing patients per standard workflow, including taking and recording patient’s vital signs, completion of preventive screening questions, medication reconciliation with patients
  • Exam room stocking and setup pre-visit and clean-up post-visit
  • Completing and documenting provider orders
  • Assisting providers and care team in scheduling of medical referrals
  • Administer injectable medications per provider order, with appropriate documentation according to clinic protocols.
  • Maintain medical/lab equipment and records in compliance with State and Federal regulatory requirements.
  • Depending upon location, maintain and clean supply rooms, exam rooms and MA work stations.
  • Receive, document and direct patient telephone calls in a complete and timely manner according to protocols.
  • Complete and document procedures per provider orders and clinic standards.
  • Contact pharmacies with new prescriptions and refills.
  • Maintain a clean, safe clinic environment, respecting scope of practice and clinic best-practice.
  • Complete any care team duties delegated by Care Team Manager, Care Coordinator
    and/or Admissions Supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Current MA certification from a nationally recognized program (such as AAMA or NCCT), or must obtain certification within 90 days of hire
  • Must have current Basic Life Support (CPR/BLS) certification before first day of employment
  • Must have the ability to read labels and distinguish between colors.
  • Must be physically able to walk, bend, stoop, be on feet for long periods of time, twist,
    kneel, reach, squat, pull, lift heavy patients or objects and climb stairs several times a day.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:

  • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
  • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.


This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

CCC values and celebrates diversity in race, heritage, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, and disability. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we prioritize active inclusion of diverse staff.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

***Uploading a cover letter and resume to your application is preferred for this opportunity.***



Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Healthcare | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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