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Medical Assistant

Company: The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc.
Location: Providence
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFor six years running, Providence Community Health Centers has been named a Best Places to Work and RI Healthiest Employer by Providence Business News. This is a great opportunity to join PCHC in a Health Center Assistant (Medical Assistant) role. Education/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (business course) or equivalent required.
  • Completion of a medical assistant program, with 180-hr internship requirement for graduation, is essential.
  • Basic Life Support/CPR certification required.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities across life cycle (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) required.
  • Clear diction and unhampered conversational skills for conversing with a multicultural, multiethnic and multilingual patient community is essential.
  • Computer literacy required. Familiarity with Physician Computer Network preferred but not required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assist MDs/NPs/RNs caring for patients (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) including but not limited to taking/recording vital signs/height/weight/ operating EKG machine, completing point of care testing, developmental screenings preparing patients for examination, preparing work areas, complete refill requests and, documenting patient related procedures/tests in patients' charts.
    • Answer incoming telephone calls, schedule patients using automated appointment scheduling process, interview incoming patients verifying identity, maintain provider appointment schedules, verify financial/insurance information, collect payments for services, and recording required data.
    • Insert patient related material as required; maintain separate logs/records related to care and compliance.
    • Provide general clerical support throughout the organization as needed including filing, answering/rerouting calls, preparing data reports, compiling statistics.
    • Coordinated Care/Patient Centered Medical Care Management: Works with all members of the Health Care Team towards achieving coordinated patient centered care.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the goals and objectives of PCHC's patient care management plan.
    • Effectively able to perform and communicate individual tasks within the role. Maintain patient confidentiality at all levels of interaction.
    • Provide general interpretation support for all clinical staff.
    • Knowledge of immigration documentation may be required for some clinics (to include Passport immunizations, Immigration 693 forms, and Refugee I94 Card).
    • The above listing of duties is not meant to be all inclusive. However, the Employer will not ask any Employee to routinely perform a task unrelated to the above-mentioned duties. PCHC is EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Hours are M-W-F 8:00am-5:00pm; T-TH 11am-8pm. Subject to change due to extended hours.

Keywords: The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., Providence , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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