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Medical Assistant

Company: Central Valley Indian Health, Inc.
Location: Clovis
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the incumbent holds a Safety Sensitive position and assists medical staff in the provision of health care services. The incumbent screens employees and patients as prescribed by medical staff. Collects all data which is related to patient services. This position primarily reports to one location, but is required to travel with the team for mobile sites. Responsible for HIPPA Compliance and subject to cover all CVIH sites, as needed. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Clean rooms between each visit and at the end of the day according to protocol. B. Prepare the patient for medical services. C. Properly store all instruments and supplies. D. Responsible for stocking and monitoring expired supplies. E. Maintain patient confidentiality according to CVIH standards and protocols. F. Responsible for Universal Precautions. Biohazardous waste needs to be disposed of daily. G. Assist nurses with scheduling patient appointments. H. Communicate with patients any delays that would affect patient flow. I. Assist with contact tracing, by calling and communicating, in a professional and empathetic manner, with household and non-household close contacts of COVID-19 patients. J. Assist nurses as directed with COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at mobile clinics. K. Monitor patients post vaccine. Alert registered nurses immediately in the event of an emergency. L. Create labels and bag all COVID-19 tests. M. Communicate in a friendly and professional manner to others. Provide excellent service/support to all patients, employees, and outside contacts. K. Any other duties assigned to the employee by direct supervisor or CVIH management.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent. 2. Medical Assistant Certificate. 3. Knowledge of office skills, typing, filing, medical terminology, and computer literate. 4. Valid CPR Certificate. 5. Valid California Driver License and Clean DMV printout. 6. Requires an awareness and keen appreciation of Indian traditions, customs a socioeconomic need; an ability at times to meet and deal effectively with Indian health organizations consisting of numerous tribes with varied cultures which requires tact, courtesy, discretion, resourcefulness, and good judgment in handling functions of a sensitive nature. 7. Safety Sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and are required as a condition of continued employment.

CVIH is an equal opportunity employer; however, preference in hiring is given to qualified Native American Indians in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25 U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of Indian descent certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage. Qualified Veterans must submit form DD214 Honorable Discharge. A copy must be attached with application. Candidates must submit the CVIH Application to be considered for employment. Company Description CVIH is a private non-profit Tribal organization that provides health care services to the Native American people of the Central Valley. With 6 locations, CVIH provides Medical, Dental, Mental Health, Public Health Nursing, Optician and Nutrition services. CVIH was formed in 1971 and continues to provide quality health care services to patients in Fresno, Madera & Kings Counties.

Keywords: Central Valley Indian Health, Inc., Clovis , Medical Assistant, Other , Clovis, California

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