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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Las Vegas, NV

Company: Nevada Health Centers I
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNevada Health Centers is growing! We are looking for a compassionate Medical Assistant that adapts well to change. This position is full-time and located at our Martin Luther King Clinic in Las Vegas, NV.Position Description: The Medical Assistant participates in the delivery of excellent family practice and pediatric care in an ambulatory clinic setting with an emphasis on the prevention of disease; preparation of the patient for examination and/or procedures; administers medications under direction of provider; performs in office lab procedures and phlebotomy on pediatric and adult patients; sterilizes instruments and ensure compliance with OSHA regulations. This will include actively participating and supporting primary clinical teams with these efforts. Front Office and Back Office Experience required. Bilingual-English/Spanish a plus. Education and Experience: -High school diploma or general education equivalent (GED).-Certification of completion of Medical Assistant program. -Current CPR or BLS certification. -At least one year experience working in a Family Practice and/Pediatrics clinic preferred. -Nationally Certification Preferred, but must be accomplished within 90 days of employment. Job Responsibilities: -Prepare patients for examination and treatment. -Take patient histories and vital signs -Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments -Administer injections and applies dressings as instructed -Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization -Observes all infection control policies -Assist providers in preparing for minor surgeries and exams -Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments -Maintain patient files, record and other information -Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested -Works closely with the providers to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients -Complete appropriate documentation in EHR on all patients treated -Maintain appropriate communication and good interpersonal skills with supervisors, staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service -Utilize formal channels of communication to report concerns, personal requests and patient issues -Manage time effectively to complete all patient treatments and related activities as assigned -Maintain equipment in a clean and safe condition at all times -Demonstrate support to others by offering help -Take all necessary precautions to protect center assets and property against loss or waste through negligence or dishonesty -Report to work properly dressed according to the approved dress code -Utilizes equipment that interfaces with NVHC EMR system (e.g. EKG, spirometory, etc.) -Perform related work as required Desired Skills and Abilities: -Knowledge of general office practices in a medical setting -Skill in operating computer databases -Ability to read, write, and calculate mathematical figures -Respect and protect confidential data -Relate to employees, patients, and the public to develop and maintain effective patient and work relationships -Must be able to accept and function in stressful situations -Knowledge of CPT and ICD-9-CM coding -Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures -Skill in identifying and communicating problems to the supervisor -Skill in following medical quality assurance and quality control standards -Good telephone manners and etiquette -Skill in documenting and maintaining patient care records Nevada Health Centers will provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law.About our company:Nevada Health Centers was established in 1977, and it is the largest provider of primary care for the uninsured, underinsured, in Nevada. We have 17 health centers, three mobile health programs, and seven Women, Infants, and Children offices throughout Nevada. Carson City, Elko, Amargosa and throughout Las Vegas. Our main campus is Martin Luther King and this position is will be based at our main campus. Our mission:To provide access to quality healthcare services throughout Nevada.Our vision:To create an integrated, provider-led healthcare system that supports the delivery of safe, effective, quality-based primary care to all Nevadans.Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) commonly called a Community Health Center (CHC). Patients are not discriminated against in the delivery of healthcare services based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or source of payment.Nevada Health Centers will provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or intellectual disability marital status, parental status, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.As part of Nevada Health Centers' COVID-19 response and to protect the health and safety of our staff and patients, unless otherwise prohibited by law, new hires with a start date of November 1, 2021, or later are required to be fully vaccinated.

Fully vaccinated means at least 14 days past the last vaccination in an FDA-approved-vaccine series. For example, 14 days past the single-dose Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine, or 14 days past the second dose of the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccine. To prove vaccination, you must provide either 1) the CDC-issued card you received at the time of vaccination, or 2) a copy of your COVID-19 immunization record from a state-sponsored immunization record repository.

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