Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: 14.00-18.00 plus sign on bonus $1000,0
Organization's Mission: Our mission is to serve The People by honoring Native culture, strengthening health and wellness programs and cultivating community.
We envision all Native people living balanced, prosperous, and healthy lives in diverse communities for Seven Generations.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, pregnancy or pregnancy-related related conditions, age (40 and over), or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

*Indian hiring preference may apply to some positions (as defined in Title XXV, US Code Sections 44-46, 42 U.S.C. (2000e-2 li) and 474.) For the purposes of the Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake, Indian Preference Policy, “Indian” shall mean “any member or descendant of a member of a federally-recognized tribe.” Applicants must meet the established minimum qualifications in order for Indian preference to apply. Candidates will be required to furnish documentary evidence of their qualifications for Indian preference.
Position Summary: Under the direct supervision and oversight of the Cedar Point Program Director, the medical assistant is an Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake (UICSL) healthcare professional and an essential member of the UICSL Health Care Team. The COVID 19 medical assistant is responsible for pre-visit planning, standard rooming responsibilities, assistance with procedures, testing, vaccinations and other duties as assigned. The medical assistant is instrumental in helping the client feel at ease while collaborating with the provider throughout the client's visit. The medical assistant may be required to cross train as needed to maintain optimal clinic operations. Health education, including Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (HP/DP) is a component of this position.
Primary Responsibilities: • Predominantly serves American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) clientele.
• Maintains cleanliness of exam rooms and restocks rooms as necessary.
• Assists in maintaining accurate records for procedures performed, tests administered, and results received (including accurately and timely documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
• Performs vital signs for every client encounter.
• Performs routine Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived labs via finger stick and blood draws.
• Provides testing and immunizations for adults and children.
• Collects and processes samples for COVID-19 testing.
• Administers COVID-19 vaccinations.
• Assists in maintenance of medical records and data collection, including vaccines and testing, and lab logs.
• Assists healthcare staff with clinical reports.
• Reviews client charts with each visit and notify provider of preventative care measures needed.
• Follows nurse and physician orders as instructed.
• Sterilizes medical instruments.
• Calls-in prescriptions to pharmacies with provider supervision.
• Administers topical, oral or intramuscular medications as directed by provider.
• Participates in clinical committees, quality improvement studies, audit preparation, etc. as needed.
• Maintains client confidentiality and follows HIPAA regulations.
• Provides basic health education, including health promotion and disease prevention (HP/DP)
Desired Qualifications: • High school graduate or GED.
• Graduate from accredited Medical Assistant program or 1 year or more of experience in a clinical position with demonstrated core competencies in performing skills such as: injections, immunizations, EKG, obtaining vital signs, routine medication administration, aseptic technique, phlebotomy and infection control guidelines.
• Certification as a Medical Assistant preferred.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).
• Annual Flu vaccination.
• Obtain PPD for tuberculosis.
• Proof of immunization for MMR, Varicella, TdaP and Hep B.
• Physical Requirements and Workplace Environment:
o Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 pounds.
o Ability to use routine office equipment such as computer and telephone.
o Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and reach.
o Sufficient near-vision to be able to read documents and computer screen.
o Ability to comprehend both oral and written communications.
• O.S.H.A. Category 1: All procedures or other job-related tasks involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues or a potential for spills or splashes of these fluids.
• HIPAA Classification: Unrestricted Access: A workforce member with unrestricted access will have full access to client’s protected health information, including the client’s entire medical record, for client care purposes.
• A genuine respect for AI/AN values, customs, and practices.
• Must have valid Utah driver’s license or ability to obtain upon hire.
• Must have a clean driving record and ability to be insured on UICSL auto policy.
• Must have a clean criminal background report.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Medial, Dental & Vision Plans
LTD
401(k) match
Generous PTO
Generous Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
EAP
How to Apply: https://uicsl.org
Send application and resume to scarlisle@iwic.org
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Salt Lake City

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Sherrie Carlisle
Email: scarlisle@iwic.org
Phone: 801-214-7682