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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Klamath Tribal Health & Family S
Location: Chiloquin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Medical Assistant

Step 12 ($35,990) - Step 31 ($63,109)

Regular, Full-Time Benefits

Position located in Chiloquin.
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)/Medical Assistant (MA) will provide patient care
and assist nursing staff in the Klamath Tribes Medical Clinic. This position will be
responsible for a full range of back office tasks for the Medical Clinic and will exercise
full professional discretion and technical judgment based on training. Routine duties
shall include providing health care related services to individuals eligible for services
provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate
job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes Service Unit.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Care for and treat patients as directed by Nursing Staff; prepare patients for and
assist with examinations. Administer injections and medications, dress wounds
and incisions, and perform related tasks.
2. Under Nursing Staff supervision, maintain records of vital statistics and other
pertinent data for patients; document any significant changes for physician review.
As per established protocol, CMA/MA will provide telephone and office triage;
including obtaining chief complaint, existing health problems, and health
maintenance needs for all patients, as assigned. CMA/MA will notify Nurses of
patient care needs and the need for assessment.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION
Minimum Qualifications: Failure to comply with minimum position requirements may
result in termination of employment.
? REQUIRED to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of
diploma or transcripts with application.)
? REQUIRED to possess and maintain one of the following: Certified Medical Assistant
(CMA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT),
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) or related health care certification. (Must
submit a copy of certification with application.)
? REQUIRED to acquire and maintain BLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly
recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be
extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Knowledge of health care operating techniques.
Ability to establish rapport with patients to accomplish problem solving and education.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing. This person should be able to express
her/himself in a clear and concise manner for the purpose of correspondence, providing
reports, and obtaining information or conveying messages between clients, outside
providers and other staff members.
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Keywords: Klamath Tribal Health & Family S, Medford , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Chiloquin, Oregon

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