Medical Assistant Ambulatory – 17123
EMPLOYER-PAID PENSION PLAN ( NEVADA PERS)
COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE
Position Summary: Performs routine clerical and clinical tasks within the clinic, assisting physicians and other licensed providers to provide cost-effective, quality patient care.
Education/Experience: Graduation from a recognized medical assistant program and one (1) year of medical assisting experience in an ambulatory/clinical setting.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Some position may require an Office Lab Assistant License within sixty (60) days of hire.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- Minimum one (1) year of recent Primary/Orthopedic Clinic experience as a medical assistant.
- Minimum three (3) years of experience performing preliminary physical tests, charting, and taking vitals.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Knowledge of: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; operation of general office equipment; basic medical terminology; basic mathematics; medical equipment; and universal precautions; knowledge of referral processing, scheduling, data entry; knowledge of software applications; department and hospital safety practices; patient rights; infection control practices and policies; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age-specific patient care practices.
Skill in: Procuring specimens through nasopharyngeal or oral swabs according to established procedures; vaccination activities; injection and aseptic technique; performing noninvasive procedures ie EKG; processing Point of Care testing; skill in supporting clinical team and patients to achieve annual wellness care and transitional care documentation; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Requires to test people for COVID-19. It will require long lengths of standing and will require those running the tests to swab patients and send in their swabs for testing. Employees will all wear PPE while testing patients. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2023 5:00 PM Pacific