Bilingual Medical Assistant - Utah Partners for Health

July 30, 2019

Organization
Utah Partners for Health - 8446 S Harrison St, Midvale
or 9103 S. 1300 W., West Jordan


Job Summary 

POSITION PURPOSE

Work directly with medical clinic staff to: maintain patient records, assist in gathering patient vitals and preparation for examination, conduct basic medical procedures including blood draws and vaccines, explain common medical procedures to patients and assist in basic examinations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

 ● Guide patients into exam rooms and prepare them for examination.
● Gather vitals, lab specimens, spirometry, EKG’s, schedule tests and consults by other providers.
● Draw blood samples or administer vaccinations and immunizations.
● Assist provider with the examination when appropriate.
● Maintain computerized patient medical records and proper documentation with confidentiality.
● Answer and return phone calls and handle clinical concerns (regarding lab questions, prescription refills, homecare follow-up, etc.).
● Process incoming specimens in-house, and coordinate pick up of outside labs.
● Assure rooms are stocked and cleaned, and equipment is clean according to provider specifications.
● Complete morning and nightly checklists.

ANCILLARY JOB FUNCTIONS
● Complete continuing education, in-service training and technical updates.
● Other duties as assigned.


Qualification 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
● High School Diploma or equivalent.
● 1-2 years experience as a Medical Assistant in a health care center, medical office or equivalent is recommended.
● Must be a certified Medical Assistant in the state of Utah or have an equivalent diploma from a qualified program.
● Must be certified in Basic Life Support.
● Preferred, but not required:
● Experience using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems such as USIS, ECW and Help2.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
● Skills in technical medical procedures such as blood draws, immunizations, EKG and spirometry.
● Knowledge of lab cleanliness procedures.
● Ability to build interpersonal relationship and deliver excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
● Ability to work effectively in a team.
● Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
● Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
● Ability to think critically and make effective decisions.
● Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
● Skills in time management and organization.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality.
● Ability to communicate in Spanish.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ABILITIES
● Must be able to sit, stand, talk and hear for extended periods of time.
● Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
● General office environment conditions, with moderate noise levels.
● May be exposed to potentially dangerous bodily fluids or hazardous chemicals.


Schedule
Full-time


Additional Info
RECRUITING STATEMENT
Are you a customer service driven person with the ability to be empathetic and relate to patients?
Do you enjoy providing a calming, positive experience for patients during basic medical procedures?
Are you looking for a job where you can help, care and serve patients and the community?

If so, then the Medical Assistant at Utah Partners for Health (UPFH) is for you!

What is Utah Partners for Health all about?
● We love our patients! Our passionate and devoted teams help, care and serve our patients and the community with excellence.
● We are dedicated! We are proactive, positive, friendly, flexible, open-minded and hard-working team players, who find great purpose and happiness in our work.
● We want to empower! We’re always searching for and learning new ways to go above and beyond to help, care and serve at UPFH.
● We are growing! We recently expanded our services at UPFH and will continue to grow to better provide for the needs of our patients and the community.

If you want to be a part of our story, and contribute to the learning and excellence of our organization as a Medical Assistant, we welcome you to apply for this job.


Salary
This is a Full-time Position that pays $14.50 to $16.00 depending on experience.


Apply
Send resume to info@upfh.org


Job Closing
08/31/2019

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a [FT/PT] [Exempt / Non-Exempt] Position that pays [Pay or Pay Range].
UPFH offers a generous benefits package including vision and dental insurance, an IRA with employer match, and full reimbursement of internal UPFH medical and behavioral health clinic services for employees.

ORGANIZATIONAL AND CULTURAL FIT
At UPFH, we go above and beyond to help, care for and serve our patients and the community with excellence. We do this by working hard, being a team player, growing and improving, being empowered and focusing on quality. We are an organization that values proactive, welcoming, happy, open-minded, flexible, positive, willing and kind employees.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION
Utah Partners for Health is a community health organization with a passion to fill the gaps in Utah’s health care system by providing continuous, comprehensive and culturally sensitive health care of the highest quality. UPFH’s services include medical, eye, dental and behavioral health to benefit uninsured and underserved populations. Our mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive, quality care to empower underserved individuals, families and communities in a patient-centered medical home.
UPFH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.