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Medical Assistant- OBAT

Company: Community Health Connections
Location: Fitchburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Major responsibilities: Prepares patients for visits with providers by performing and recording vital signs (including: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, and other procedures as needed) Assists in routine physical examinations by preparing the patient, the equipment, and supplies, and assisting the provider as needed Assists in preparing patients for routine diagnostic procedures (i.e. urine specimens) and performing selected screening tests (including: urine dipsticks, urine hCG, and rapid strep throat cultures) Assists in preparing routine diagnostic request forms Books patients for tests and appointments with outside facilities and/or specialists Work is of medium demand, walking and standing. Occasional lifting of patients with assistance, reaching, handling and fingering of instruments and equipment and caring of patient needs. Hearing to distinguish difference in heartbeat and breathing of patients and to hear instructions. Near visual acuity to read gauges and dials on equipment. Color vision for perceiving changes in patient's skin color or color of solutions. Able to lift 40 lbs. Managing patient care is a team effort that involves clinical and non-clinical staff interacting with patients Demonstrate understanding and commitment of the health center mission Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the established CHC Values and Standards Performs other job related duties as required or assigned Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required, Associate Degree in Medical Office Assistant or equivalent preferred Previous experience preferred Strong understanding of Substance use Disorder Bilingual in Spanish and/or Hmong preferred Work experience similar to a medical office environment Computer skills for accurate data entry Knowledge of basic medical terminology CPR certification or equivalent Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills in English Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced medical office environment #Monster

Keywords: Community Health Connections, Nashua , Medical Assistant- OBAT, Healthcare , Fitchburg, New Hampshire

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