Medical Assistant (Certified)

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SOME (So Others Might Eat) provides material aid and comfort to our vulnerable neighbors in the District of Columbia, helping them to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness through programs and services that save lives, improve lives, and help to transform the lives of individuals and families, their communities, and the systems and structures that affect them. We meet immediate needs with food, clothing, and healthcare and offer the tools one needs to live with hope, dignity, and greater independence. SOME (So Others Might Eat) is currently seeking a full-time Medical Assistant to support our medical clinic located at 60 O Street, NW, Washington, DC. The role of a Medical Assistant involves facilitating the daily operations of clinical staff and medical offices. Additionally, Medical Assistants deliver clinical care to patients and aid physicians and nurses in their daily tasks. Required: HS Diploma/GED; 2 years of healthcare experience in a primary care, acute care, or ambulatory clinic. Required License/Certification: CPR/First Aid; Medical Assistant Certification; You must be certified in the District of Columbia. You must be willing to undergo a criminal background check and FBI clearance and other pre-employment screenings such as a drug test. Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (40 hours per week) Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Proficiency in utilizing and managing electronic health records Familiarity with clinical care protocols and medical terminology Strong listening skills to discern patient needs and provide appropriate guidance Customer service aptitude for effective patient interaction Proficient problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities Capacity to collaborate within a team setting Composure during high-pressure situations Effective communication with diverse groups Exceptional verbal and written communication proficiencies Dedication to the organization’s mission Adaptability to manage multiple tasks amid competing priorities Competence in using MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook Expected Contributions Clinical Care: Record and monitor patients’ vital signs. Conduct phlebotomy procedures. Administer injections and vaccines as prescribed by the physician. Carry out patient discharges according to physician instructions and provide discharge education. Perform basic patient care tasks within the defined scope of practice. Address patient queries and support healthcare professionals during procedures. Administrative: Aid in telephone inquiries. Complete necessary medical documentation. Manage vaccine and medication orders and inventory. Procure and organize medical supplies. Maintain daily logs and update medical records systematically. Reports to: SVP, Federally Qualified Health Centers – Health Svcs – Medical Services Position Designation: This position is designated as Safety Sensitive. You may be subject to drug testing prior to or during your employment with SOME. In this position, you may be disqualified from employment based on the presence of marijuana in test results, even if you possess a medical card authorizing the use of medical marijuana. Physical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds. Requires looking at a computer screen for several hours a day. May be required to sit for long periods. To Apply: Go to our career page at click on the search icon to locate this position. Follow the instructions to complete your online application profile to be considered. No phone calls, please. SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or liability for service in the Armed forces of the United States. SOME (So Others Might Eat) is also a Drug-Free Workplace.

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