The Medical Assistant is primarily responsible to provide basic patient care in an ambulatory clinic setting. This includes, but not limited to, working with health care providers and other health center employees; initiating medical history, vital signs, height, weight; preparing patients for examination; reporting special problems or complaints to providers; making appropriate clinic appointments for patients and follow up to determine if appointments were kept.
Required Education/Required Training: High school graduate or GED. Graduate of accredited medical assistant program with diploma. Registered Medical Assistant certification preferred.
Required Experience: Minimum of 6 months to 1-year of clinical experience in an acute care/ambulatory setting/ special needs population (i.e., homeless, HIV+, medically indigent).
Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. *For correctional position-correctional experience- preferred but not required.