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Medical Assistant
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00

Job Summary and Key Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant is responsible for nursing support tasks, medical lab tasks, and clerical tasks.

Under the general supervision of the Clinic Director, the Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of clinic activities in collaboration with other staff.  This requires the capacity to establish rapport and work in an effective, cooperative and collaborative manner both with the clinic core staff and professional and volunteer staff from a broad spectrum of community agencies/organizations. Work with clinic manager to coordinate:

  • Scheduling
  • Orientation of new providers to clinic flow
  • Assist in orientation of new clinic staff to clinic flow
  • Supervise the Clinic Assistants and Lab Staff

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide nursing support to assure time sensitive and smooth clinic flow
  • Work directly with adolescent clients
  • Assist with client triage to determine preventive health or acute care visit
  • Perform basic laboratory tests phlebotomy, collect and store specimens
  • Review clients’ health history and presenting concerns/symptoms, and prepare them for exam or visit as indicated
  • Wash and sterilize speculums, stock rooms, remove bio-hazardous trash, and label pharmacy supplies, and other supportive clinic functions as directed by clinic manager
  • Administer IM medications
  • Schedule appointments as needed
  • Provide health education on variety of topics including preparation for gynecological exam, STI prevention and treatment, family planning methods in a nondirective style of education
  • Monitoring and maintaining stock of educational materials and ordering supplies for lab, for rooms, medications, syringes, etc.
  • Record and monitor immunizations with MIIC
  • Assist the clinic coordinator with the Minnesota Vaccine for Children’s program
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested
  • Perform duties as assigned by clinic manager to meet specific grant goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with other staff and maintain team work style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients, other agencies, and contacts
  • Comply with agency’s written employment policies
  • Model behavior consistent with, and supportive of, healthy adolescent
  • Comply with agency’s written employment policies
  • Model behavior that is supportive of, healthy adolescent development
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested

 

Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Able to lift equipment/supplies up to 30 pounds
  • Manual dexterity and coordination sufficient to operate a keyboard, copier, calculator, telephone, scales, thermometer, sphygmomanometer, laboratory computer and all laboratory equipment needed to complete on-site laboratory tests
  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Requires working under stress in emergency situations
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment
  • Ability to perform the duties outlined on this job description

Appropriate accommodations will be made for disabled individuals.

Job Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited Certified Medical Assistant program
  • Certification by AAMA at time of employment or within 6 months of hire
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in providing patient care and laboratory services in a clinic setting
  • Flexibility and ability to communicate clearly and pleasantly with staff and clients
  • Capacity to establish rapport and to communicate in an effective manner
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with adolescent clients from every socio-economic and ethnic group represented in our community, who present a broad spectrum of physical and psychological health issues
  • Passion for working with at-risk youth population

Hours and Benefits and How to Apply

This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) position, required to work 2 Saturdays a month, 3 Saturdays are preferred.  Benefits include generous PTO, holiday pay, health and dental insurance,
short and long term disability and employer paid life insurance.

 

To Apply:  E-mail cover letter and resume to Inez Baker-Westbrock RN CNP, Clinic Director, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Monday February 2, 2015.

Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

For More Information Please Contact:

Face to Face, Attn: Clinic Director
1165 Arcade Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Phone: 651.772.5596
Fax: 651.772.5566
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Clinic Coordinator
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 00:00

Title:            CLINIC COORDINATOR

Created:         August 12, 2013
Updated:         January 20,2015
Reports To:         Clinic Director

JOB POSTING

Position Description:
Under the general supervision of the Clinic Director, the Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of clinic activities in collaboration with other staff.  This requires the capacity to establish rapport and work in an effective, cooperative and collaborative manner both with the clinic core staff and professional and volunteer staff from a broad spectrum of community agencies/organizations. Work with clinic manager to coordinate:
• clinic flow
• scheduling
• orientation of new providers to clinic flow
• assist in orientation of new  clinic staff to clinic flow
• Supervise the Clinic ancillary staff


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Maintain smooth clinic flow and process, following established guidelines; assure that patients’ needs are met in a respectful, caring, efficient and effective manner.
• Resource for scheduling of clients.
• Able to assist in the clinic as needed examples; Review clients’ health histories and presenting concerns/symptoms, and prepare them for exam or visit as indicated.
• Dispense and administer medications and immunizations as indicated and/or requested by examiners or nurse practitioners.
• Assist in obtaining and reviewing records, including reviewing the immunization status of clients.  
• Assist in completing all supportive components for child and teen check-ups.
• Provide telephone triage of concerns presented by clients with both primary and reproductive health concerns
• Assist in OB clinic and triage OB phone calls
• Collaborate with all clinic staff to maintain consistent clinical compliance of OSHA/CLIA regulations.
• Record and monitor hours of volunteer providers and volunteer health educators.
• Document in the electronic chart.
• Monitor, update, and work with clinic manager and medical director on electronic chart audits.
• Monitor the Abnormal lab follow up in the PAQ.
• Participate in Quality Assurance Committee, work on quality assurance projects, offer input regarding quality assurance.
• Coordinate ordering of pharmacy and other clinic supplies.
• Process referrals, when appropriate.
• Monitor invoice/charge slip coding for completeness and correctness.
• Monitor MnVFC program.
• Assist Clinic Director in review and revision of protocols on an annual basis.
• Back up staff for clinic/lab.
• Other tasks or projects as requested.
• Collaborate with other staff and maintain “team” work style. Maintain professional working relationships with clients or other outside agencies or contacts.
• Comply with agency’s written policies and procedures on client confidentiality, minor consent law, drug free workplace, pregnancy counseling, decision making and referrals.
• Model behavior which is consistent with and supported of healthy adolescent development.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards and other standard of the agency.    
• A provider may have a limited patient schedule

Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
The person in this position must be able to perform the duties outlined on this job description. Appropriate accommodations will be made for disabled individuals.

Job Qualifications:
• Graduate from an accredited Registered Nurse program,  Nurse Practitioner program
• 2-3 years experience in adolescent health, including: primary care (knowledge of assessment and treatment of minor and acute health concerns typical of adolescents, and health maintenance, including immunization); and reproductive health care (knowledge of family planning, teen pregnancy, OB Care, STD diagnosis and treatment)
• 3-5 years experience in adolescent health, including: primary care (knowledge of assessment and treatment of minor and acute health concerns typical of adolescents, and health maintenance, including immunization); and reproductive health care (knowledge of family planning, teen pregnancy. OB Care, STD diagnosis and treatment)
• Excellent leadership and management skills, working in an organized manner, providing direction and structure to the work of others.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to present information well and the ability to manage and motivate others.
• The ability to work independently, exercising good judgment in involving others when necessary.

Hours and Benefits:
This is a full-time position at 37.5 hours a week.  Benefits include generous PTO, Holiday Pay, Health and Dental Insurance, Short and Long term disability, and Employer paid life insurance. Clinic hours are generally till 6 pm each day-may require some occasional evenings to cover vacation hours as needed.  

How To Apply: 
E-mail cover letter, resume and salary range to Inez Baker-Westbrock RN CNP at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Subject line: Clinic Coordinator

Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


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