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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Kalihi Palama Health Center
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrimary Purpose: The person in this position is a member of the Patient Centered Health Care Home team where each team member plays an integral role in providing patient-centered health care. S/he is responsible in assisting the provider and the team in the overall coordination, preparation, examination and treatment of the patient. S/he will perform the minimum competency requirement for a medical assistant.Essential Duties:

  • Reviews patient records prior to the visito Reminds patient of appointments as necessaryo Identifies if all previous orders were completedo Ensures that all necessary reports are in place o Reviews gaps in care as necessary
    • Performs check in duties appropriately and timelyo Records vital signs and other measurements accuratelyo Updates all information related to meaningful use and PCHCH requirementso Carries out necessary check in clinical procedures appropriately per protocols
      • Performs check out duties appropriately and timelyo Carries out clinical procedures and order as directed by the provider efficiently and accuratelyo Administers medication as ordered by the providero Assists in simple wound dressing as necessaryo Refers patients as necessaryo Complete laboratory orders accurately
        • Performs administrative dutieso Prepares patient exam roomo Inventories supplieso Completes necessary formso Follows up on no-shows and schedule as necessaryo Sterilizes, labels and packs instruments as necessaryo Retrieves and returns calls from patients, staff and other agencies in the communityo Calls patients for laboratory and/or other reportso Schedules appointments as necessary
          • Operates basic medical equipment
          • Documents consistently and appropriately in EMR
          • Communicates with the provider and other members of the team to enhance patient care Regular and reliable on-site attendance is required. Other Duties: Performs other related duties as assigned Attends and participates in PCMH huddles, in-services education programs and meetings as required. Demonstrates excellent customer services to patients and/or providers and promotes positive image of KPHC. Provides feedback for quality improvement activities Arrives to work promptly. Inform supervisor when late or absent is imminent. Answers phones within reasonable amount of time and take accurate messages. Be open to feedback during evaluations and other times. Demonstrate willingness to improve job performance as necessary. Maintains and improves personal competence. Observes safety and security procedures; determine appropriate actions beyond guidelines; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properlyMinimum Qualification Requirements: Skills/Knowledge: Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Education: High School Diploma/GED required Medical Assistant Certification required One-year certificate from college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Current BCLS/CPR Experience: Previous experience with basic computer systems required Knowledge of basic medical terminology required. Bi-lingual preferred Kalihi-Palama Health Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Keywords: Kalihi Palama Health Center, Honolulu , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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