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Certified Medical Assistant 


Job Summary

The Certified Medical Assistant (under supervision and direction of a physician) or Licensed Practical Nurse (under supervision of a Registered Nurse) provides clinical and administrative support for medical practitioners in an outpatient, primary care setting. Primary duties are clinical, but administrative duties will also be routine. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statements.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Conducts patient interviews to include medical history, health screenings and vital signs.
  2. Explains treatment procedures to patients.
  3. Prepares patients for and assists provider with examinations.
  4. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and performs basic laboratory tests.
  5. Instructs patients about medications and lifestyle changes.
  6. Prepares and administers vaccines and medications as directed by provider.
  7. Performs patient hearing and vision testing.
  8. Authorizes prescription refills per protocol.
  9. Removes sutures and performs dressing changes.
  10. Uses autoclave for sterilization of instruments.
  11. Documents patient care in the electronic health record system.
  12. Prepares patient summaries for daily huddles with care team.
  13. Administrative duties include telephone encounters with patients, scheduling patient appointments, completion and/or submission of insurance and/or legal forms, and coordination of care for referred services.
  14. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED.
  2. Current national certification from AAMA, CCMA or NCCT as a certified medical assistant
  3. Current BLS certification.
  4. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  6. Ability to work variable shifts and be flexible with schedule changes.
  7. Ability to multi-task while maintaining high level of organization and attention to detail.
  8. Excellent telephone, customer service and communication skills.
  9. Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based setting as an effective team player.
  10. Represents Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center with a respected and viable presence in the community.
  11. Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check.
  12. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
  13. Must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One (1) year experience in a clinical medical office setting with excellent references.
  2. Prior experience with Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) Practice Management software is preferred.
  3. Knowledgeable in current COVID-19 guidelines and vaccination administration.


Closing Date Open Until Filled  
Supervised By Nursing Supervisor  
Salary $31,357 - $46,951 annual  
EOE Statement No employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in the pursuit of employment due to Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin or any other category protected by law, except as provided by the Indian Preference Act under Title 25, of the U.S.C.  

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