Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)/Medical Assistant

Klamath Tribal Health & Family S   Chiloquin, OR   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 14, 2022
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Certified Medical Assistant Step 12 ($35,990) - Step 31 ($63,109) Regular, Full-Time Benefits Position located in Chiloquin. The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)/Medical Assistant (MA) will provide patient care and assist nursing staff in the Klamath Tribes’ Medical Clinic. This position will be responsible for a full range of back-office tasks for the Medical Clinic and will exercise full professional discretion and technical judgment based on training. Routine duties shall include providing healthcare-related services to individuals eligible for services provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites, and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes’ Service Unit.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Care for and treat patients as directed by Nursing Staff; prepare patients for and assist with examinations. Administer injections and medications, dress wounds and incisions, and perform related tasks.

2. Under Nursing Staff supervision, maintain records of vital statistics and other pertinent data for patients; document any significant changes for physician review. As per established protocol, CMA/MA will provide telephone and office triage; including obtaining chief complaint, existing health problems, and health maintenance needs for all patients, as assigned. CMA/MA will notify Nurses of patient care needs and the need for assessment.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION

Minimum Qualifications: Failure to comply with minimum position requirements may result in termination of employment.

  • Required to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of diploma or transcripts with application.)
  • Required to possess and maintain one of the following: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), or related health care certification. (Must submit a copy of certification with application.)
  • Required to acquire and maintain BLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

Knowledge of health care operating techniques. Ability to establish rapport with patients to accomplish problem solving and education. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. This person should be able to express her/himself in a clear and concise manner for the purpose of correspondence, providing reports, and obtaining information or conveying messages between clients, outside providers and other staff members.