Certified Medical Assistant – Relief

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Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives beyond just providing medical care? Do you want to be part of a team that goes above and beyond to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all patients? At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we believe you are more than a medical assistant, and we are more than a job! We are who we are because of our migrant farmworkers. These short clips share a glimpse of our dedication to our communities, our health, and our families: WE are Yakima – WE are Family YVFWC – And then we grew What We Offer $20-$24/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates. This role may also be eligible for shift differentials. Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including an occasional Saturday. Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties Maintains patient medical records, updating patient medical history, and current status, including vital signs, medical treatments, and medication provided. Reviews and updates patient immunization records. Prepares for patient visits. Reviews the patient file, including requests for labs, referrals, and correspondence. Verifies and ensures necessary reports are present. Provides updates to the Provider team as needed. Collaborates with Providers to ensure efficiency of schedules and continuity of care. Discusses patients scheduled for the day, including pre-visit prep. Prepares and maintains patient exam rooms, ensuring that appropriate supplies are in the room and that necessary equipment is present and sterilized. Prepares patients for examinations, explaining medical treatment procedures as needed. Provides limited education and/or coaching for patients within scope. This includes discharge information and/or responding to follow-up questions. Instructs patients about medication and possible allergic reactions. Responds to patients questions and concerns in person and via email exchange. If the question is outside of scope, direct inquiries to the appropriate person. Assists physicians during examinations, procedures, treatments, and minor office surgeries. Anticipates Providers needs and manages Providers requests. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens. Completes screenings. Collects and reviews patient data per protocol. Follows up on test results as directed by healthcare Providers. Documents specimens collected and results in electronic medical record (EMR). Prepares and administers medication as directed by a physician. Performs other duties as assigned. Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements. Qualifications Education: A minimumof a high school diploma or GED that is accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency approved by the US Department of Education is required. Graduation from a medical assisting training program (may be a one-year certificate/diploma program or a two-year Associate Degree program) that is accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). This training program must be comprised of at least 720 hours of medical assistant training, including at least 160 hours in a clinical externship. Experience: One year s experience as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is preferred. Licenses/Certifications/Registration: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required within 90 days of hire.Certifications must be maintained and remain current. Must have Medical Assistant Certification or Medical Assistant interim certification from the WA State Department of Health. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 10 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Medical knowledge to understand the theories, reasons, and technical aspects of medicine. Strong people skills to handle different personalities, backgrounds, and personal situations. Strong multi-tasking ability to handle the variety and pace of work. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Epic, and EMR. About YVFWC Since 1973, we’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics. Working at YVFWC Working in our organization means being a passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work. At Farm Workers Clinic We will consistentlytrustone another to work for the common good. We will fosterintegrityby demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do. We will demonstratetransparencyby being candid and truthful no matter the risk. We will createpartnershipsto strengthen ourselves and our community. We will fight forjust treatmentfor all individuals. We will letjoyin. We have thecourageto be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence. Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment. Contact us at …@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

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