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Company: Whitman-Walker Health
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Job Summary Provides direct clinical care under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse or other clinician. Draws blood, gives injections, takes vital signs, and completes documentation of activities in the medical chart. Provides general assistance throughout the patient visit and during any applicable procedures. Primary Essential Duties ---Monitors WWC vaccine program including maintaining a perpetual inventory, ordering from the Department of Health and commercial vendors, adequate storage, appropriate utilization, reporting to the Department of Health, and education of other medical assistants. ---Draws blood and ensures proper specimen handling and storage. ---Gives intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections under supervision of an appropriate clinician, as ordered by physician and within practice limit. ---Accurately takes and records patient vital signs and documents activities and results in medical record. ---Assists patient in preparing for medical exams and procedures. ---Assists provider as needed with procedures and/or protocols. ---Provides limited patient education around issues such as hygiene, vital signs, and self-care. ---Orders supplies as necessary and maintains clean, sanitary environment at Clinic. ---Prepares exam rooms for patient visits. ---Routinely participate in monthly/weekly interdisciplinary medical team meetings ---Routinely participate in QI activities as directed by the Chief Medical Officer ---Daily Team Review of clinical schedule in order to promote efficiency, communication, and advanced preparation among all members of medical team ---Other duties as assigned. Budget Responsibilities None Management Responsibilities None Knowledge, Skills, and Talents Required ---Written and oral fluency in Spanish preferred (may be required for some positions). ---Knowledge and ability to safely and accurately take vital signs, give injections, draw blood and perform other routine medical support functions. ---Self-motivation, flexibility and the ability to provide support to multiple providers in a fast-paced clinic environment. ---Ability to communicate in an effective and professional manner with patients and staff members. ---Excellent telephone and face to face interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively de-escalate difficult client encounters. ---Sensitivity to all areas of diversity, including HIV status, race, ethnicity, ability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity. ---Knowledge of standard medical office/clinic procedures. Education and Experience Required ---Graduation from an approved Medical Assistant program required, with experience drawing blood; medical office or HIV/AIDS experience preferred. ---Experience working with an ethnically, culturally and racially diverse work staff preferred; ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required Working Conditions: Working conditions for this position are normal for an office environment. Individual may be required to work evenings and / or weekends and organization events. Physical Demands: ---Lifting: No more than 20 lbs. and infrequently. ---Movement: Standing and sitting for long periods. ---Visual: Long periods on computer. ---Concentration: Extended periods of engagement with computer systems where concentration is key to accuracy in data entry. Intermittent periods of engagement with a telephone system to respond to inquiries where concentration is key to task performance. ---Communication: Direct and indirect communication. Written and verbal competency. PI208056614

Keywords: Whitman-Walker Health, Washington DC , MEDICAL ASSISTANT - FULL TIME, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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