Family Health Centers

2215 Portland Ave
Louisville , KY
http://www.fhclouisville.org

Medical Assistant

Family Health Centers
Louisville, KY Full-time
Posted on July 19, 2018

FHC is currently hiring for Medical Assistant positions.  A successful candidate will experience a fast paced work day, a varied clientele and a supportive team environment.  Medical Assistants under general supervision performs clerical and patient care work.   They are responsible for assisting providers by performing administrative, clinical and basic lab assignments.

Salary: $13.44/Hour

Job Type: Full-Time & PRN positions open

EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Handles patient inquiries, schedules appointments, answers telephone and communicates with providers.
  • Receives, registers and directs patients to proper areas for examinations.
  • Prepares medical charts for new patients, records medical history, assesses and documents chief complaints and checks and records vital signs, height and weight.
  • Assists providers with examination and procedures.
  • Performs various clinical tests and administers immunizations and injections.
  • Makes appropriate entries on patient’s chart.
  • Obtains specimens, performs and documents basic lab tests, and prepares specimens for transport to appropriate lab.
  • Provides appropriate patient care based on age appropriate growth and development principles.
  • Assists in patients’ needs as requested.
  • Cleans and wraps instruments for sterilization.
  • Cleans, stocks and orders supplies for exam rooms.
  • Travels between satellite clinics.
  • Adheres to standard precautions.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or its equivalent.
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant Program.
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted as determined applicable by Civil Service.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must obtain CPR certification by the end of the probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment with FHC.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation.
  • Must work varied work schedule.
  • Must be vaccinated for Hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunization, or have signed a declination form within 10 days of initial assignment.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Term Life
  • Supplemental Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Kentucky Retirement Systems
  • 457 Deferred Comp
  • Tuition Assistance