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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Nevada Health Centers Las Vegas Full-Time
$36,851.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Position Title: MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Reports to: Clinic Coordinator with clinical supervision by provider staff
Supervising Others: No
Work Location: MLK
Classification: Non Exempt 


Position Description
The Medical Assistant participates in the delivery of excellent medical services in a patient centered
health home environment with an emphasis on the prevention of disease; preparation of the
patient for examination and/or procedures; administers medications under direction of provider;
performs in office lab procedures and phlebotomy on pediatric and adult patients; sterilizes
instruments and ensure compliance with OSHA regulations. This will include actively participating
and supporting quality improvement activities and the clinical practice teams with these efforts. 


Desired Education or Certifications Criteria
High school diploma or general education equivalent (GED)
Certification of completion of Medical Assistant program, or equivalent experience
Current CPR or BLS certification
Experience in a family practice, pediatrics, OB/GYN clinic preferred 


Responsibilities / Functional Job Description
 Prepare patients for examination and treatment. Take patient histories and vital signs
 Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments
 Administer injections and applies dressings as instructed
 Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization
 Observes all infection control policies
 Assist providers in preparing for minor surgeries and exams
 Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments
 Maintain patient files, record and other information
 Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested
 Works closely with the providers to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients
 Complete appropriate documentation in EHR on all patients treated
 Maintain appropriate communication and good interpersonal skills with supervisors, staff and
patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service
 Utilize formal channels of communication to report concerns, personal requests and patient
issues
 Manage time effectively to complete all patient treatments and related activities as assigned
 Maintain equipment in a clean and safe condition at all times
 Demonstrate support to others by offering help
 Take all necessary precautions to protect center assets and property against loss or waste
through negligence or dishonesty
 Report to work properly dressed according to the approved dress code
 Utilizes equipment that interfaces with NVHC EMR system (e.g. EKG, spirometry, etc.)
 Perform related work as required 


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
 Good oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish
 Knowledge of general office practices in a medical setting
 Skill in operating computer databases
 Ability to read, write, and calculate mathematical figures
 Respect and protect confidential data
 Relate to employees, patients, and the public to develop and maintain effective patient and
work relationships
 Must be able to accept and function in stressful situations
 Knowledge of CPT and ICD-9-CM coding
 Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures
 Skill in identifying and communicating problems to the supervisor
 Skill in following medical quality assurance and quality control standards
 Good telephone manners and etiquette
 Skill in documenting and maintaining patient care records 


NVHC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Nevada Health Centers will provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants
for employment. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, color,
gender, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or intellectual disability marital status,
parental status, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law. 


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee
is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift
and/or move up to 20 pounds. 

 

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