School Based Medical Assistant--Wilcox Tech High School/Momauguin Elementary
Community Health Center


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Job Description Summary:
Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) with offices in Connecticut, Colorado and California, is one of the country's most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), and ConferMed

Job Description:

Full Time, split school based medical assistant opportunity--3 days at Wilcox High School in Meriden and 2 days at Momauguin Elementary School in East Haven--must have reliable transportation. $18.50/hour plus health benefits.

On a daily basis, provides clinical and technical support for school based health center (SBHC) medical providers. Also provides technical support to school based health behavioral health and dental providers when needed. Ensures appropriate supplies and equipment are stocked in the SBHC. Monitors equipment and performs clinical testing according to OSHA and CLIA standards. Enrolls patients in the SBHC and bills for services rendered.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greets patients, parents, school faculty and staff.
  • Identifies uninsured and underinsured patients and refers them to Access to Care to obtain health insurance coverage.
  • Escorts patients to room; accurately obtains chief complaint/reason for visit and documents appropriately in electronic medical record.
  • Prepares patient to be seen by the clinical provider according to medical policy and procedure guidelines, including the measurement and recording of appropriate vital signs and the collection of complaint/visit specific clinical data.
  • Performs CLIA waived laboratory tests in accordance with established policy and procedures and with personal competency check list clearance.
  • Sets up clinical operatory appropriate to reason for visit and provides any assistance required by provider.
  • Ensures adequate level of clinical supplies and materials through on-going monitoring of clinical inventory and timely re-stocking.
  • Maintains or oversees the daily log books for all CLIA waived procedures.
  • Ensures timely billing of medical and behavioral health services.
  • Supports communication among clinical team members by accurately taking phone messages and relaying them in a timely manner.
  • Maintains universal precautions within the clinical setting at all times.
  • Participates as requested in continuous performance improvement activities, including but not limited to service on standing committees such as Infection Control, Environment of Care, and Performance Improvement.
  • Serves as facilities Safety Officer.
  • Leads or participates in special projects, for example "ELVES" report.
  • Meets regularly with Regional Directors of School Based Health, Nurse Managers, and Program Managers to discuss operational issues, problem solve, address flow, etc.
  • Assists in creating agenda for regular SBHC MA meetings.


QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills and Education
  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course from an accredited/recognized school
  • Prior knowledge, skillset or training for EKG use, phlebotomy, appointment scheduling, word processing and computer skills, and familiarity with medical testing procedures.
  • Sound organizational skills and accuracy at all levels of job.
  • Prior demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Must be team focused and demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • CHC requires as a condition of employment current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED (CPR/FPR/AED) certification. The only acceptable alternative is current American Heart Association BLS/AED for Healthcare Providers certification.

    Preferred Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Two or more years of experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Board Certification, preferred


Required Licenses/Certifications
  • CPR Certification


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Requires manual dexterity to perform clinical tasks, moderate physical activity including standing, walking and lifting.
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens and/or bio-hazardous material.


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICIATIONS
  • Communicates clinical/client information to providers accurately.
  • Communicates effectively with other medical assistants, SBHC Program management staff and CHC senior management, school faculty and staff.
  • Collaborates with medical provider and nursing staff.
  • Maintains client confidentiality.


CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION

Full access to patients' medical records, accounts, some agency procedural manuals. Confidentiality must be maintained according to CHC policies.

Location:
Wilcox Technical High School
City:
MERIDEN
State:
Connecticut

Time Type:
Full time



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