Medical Assistant, Bilingual

Website Catholic Charities Volunteer Medical Clinic

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.

Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington values the safety of our employees, our clients, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington.

JOB SUMMARY

The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care as directed by clinicians. The position completes referral and patient navigation tasks as directed by clinicians and the clinic director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as clinical support to clinicians by completing patient intakes, preparing rooms for exams, collecting and testing samples, and performing procedures and tests under the direct supervision of clinicians.
  • Execute all necessary tasks for the collection and proper processing of blood samples, including venipuncture, order transmission, and ensuring correct identification and handling.
  • Administer vaccines and tuberculosis tests as ordered by clinicians.
  • Manage documentation and organization of patient charts including verification of patient eligibility and managing faxes.
  • Perform patient navigation duties to include the coordination of Healthcare Network patients, assisting patients in identifying cost-effective resources for medication, supplies, radiology studies, and specialist appointments; make appointments for patients as needed; and guide patients through the processes of accessing outside resources.
  • Assist in training and supporting of volunteers and students
  • Provide operational support to the clinic by cleaning and restocking clinical areas and identifying need for additional supplies.
  • Participate in staff meetings and in the quality improvement process.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma.
  • Certified Medical Assistant.
  • Experience working with the Latino community.
  • 1-3 years’ experience as a Medical Assistant.

SKILLS and COMPETENCIES

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Ability to be patient and courteous with clients in difficult situations.
  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.

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