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Medical Assistant - Mobile Medical 

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Are you looking for an opportunity to "make a difference"??
Are you committed to providing excellent customer service in every interaction??
Then look no further........



Community First Health Centers currently has a Medical Assistant opportunity available at our Homless Health Care/Mobile Medical Unit. The ideal candidate for this role will be enthusiastic, motivated and a team player. Under the supervision of the Outreach Program Manager, you'll support the medical clinic operations by rooming patients, taking vitals and administering injections. This position will be located out of our New Haven, MI medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue. You will spend at least 3 full days in the community providing medical assisting at homeless shelters, community kitchens, inpatient and outpatient substance use disorder faciliites, etc,

Community First Health Centers require all team members, including temps, contractors, interns, residents, students, etc. to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions. CFHC is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

 

General responsibilities:

  • Medical Assisting duties conducted in the community in places such as homeless shelters, community kitchens, inpatient and outpatient substance use disorder facilities, etc. (expect to be in the community at least three full days per week)
  • Responsible for driving the Mobile Medical vehicle to events in the community within Macomb and St. Clair Counties
  • Responsible for the full cycle patient flow process including maintaining exam rooms, supplies, waste materials, medical records flow, chart tracking of all records, patient instruction sheets, daily opening and closing procedures, growth grids and immunization tracking in MCIR on a daily basis to insure patient immunizations are up to date
  • Generate Pre-Visit-Planning Reports and participates in daily huddle with care team to aide in the delivery of the best quality of care to the patient
  • Follows clinical standing orders and order sets according to Community First Health Centers Policy and Procedures
  • Perform diagnostic procedures within the scope of the MA role as directed.
  • Autoclave/sterilize and maintain all instruments
  • Conduct daily patient education and distribute materials
  • Practice infection control at all times
  • Communicate with patients to include triage, hospital, insurance companies, home care/nursing homes and/or pharmacy information
  • Assist physician with all procedures or processes as directed
  • Perform basic lab/X-ray procedures as necessary such as basic chest & extremities, venipunctures, heel & finger sticks, cultures including GC, Strep B, Chlamydia and/or Herpes, UA, EKG, etc. as directed
  • Maintain sample medications for inventory and expiration dates
  • Conduct patient referrals and pre-authorizations as directed
  • Assist in orientation of new hires and completion of orientation check list as requested
  • Participate in required continuing education for immunizations and all other clinic processes and procedures
  • Working in the lab or x-ray as needed and directed
  • Successfully complete and maintain all competencies required by Community First Health Centers
  • Successfully complete all documentation in EHR; including all tracking processes for referrals, lab and hospitalization
  • Use MCIR website and EHR on a monthly basis to send MCIR letters (recall/reminders) to patients that are due or overdue for vaccines and/or tests
  • Maintain levels of certification as required
  • Other duties as assigned




Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a patient first atmosphere with exceptional customer service.


Why work for Community First Health Centers?
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;
• Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
• Excellent Health Insurance through BCBS with low premiums
• Dental Coverage provided through Delta Dental of Michigan
• Vision Coverage provided through VSP Vision
• 100% Company Paid; Short Term Disability Coverage, Long Term Disability Coverage, Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
• Buy Up Option for Life & AD&D Insurance with guaranteed issue amount that negates underwriting
• 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
• Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
• Professional growth opportunities/cross training
• Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs


Community First Health Centers: Improving the quality of life for our community!!


Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Position Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant or Nursing program with a C or better G.P.A.
  • Approved certification, registration, and/or license to practice in the state of Michigan
  • Active Chauffer’s License (or willingness to obtain within 30 days of hire) and ability to drive the Mobile Medical unit to all outreach events
  • Registered Medical Assistant certification must be within six months from date of hire
  • Relevant work experience in a medical center preferred but will train new graduates or
    • Certificate as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from an accredited College of Nursing
    • Current, unencumbered State of Michigan LPN licensure
    • Must maintain LPN CEU credit requirements for State of MI
  • Minimum of one year experience in an outpatient medical clinic or hospital, community work, or medical office setting
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location New Haven HHC  
About the Organization Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a 'patient first' atmosphere with exceptional customer service.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://CommunityFirstHealthCenters.appone.com



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