Medical Assistants at the Children's Health Center (CHC) have both patient care and clerical responsibilities. The CHC is involved in the community, offers centering parenting and provides support for literacy, breastfeeding, depression, autism and more. The Children's Health Center also offers a neonatal development clinic where Medical Assistants have the opportunity to assist the Neonatologist. The CHC's Medical Assistants work very closely as a team and through our PREP program, MAs have the opportunity for career advancement. Responsibilities
Responsible for rooming patients, patient care needs during visits, check-in/registration at front desk, check-out, etc.
Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information in patients' charts.
Also involved in department projects such as the CHC's certification journey, point of care testing, etc.
#MP Qualifications Education:
- Graduation from an accredited post-secondary Medical Assistant program recognized by United States Department of Education (USDE) or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
Current Medical Assistant Certification awarded through:
- American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
- The American Medical Technologists (AMT)
- The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the National Healthcare Association (NHA)
- BLS Certification
*Bilingual: English/Spanish - Strongly Preferred