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Bilingual Medical Assistant

Company: Kintegra Health
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Kintegra Health is a community sponsored, family-centered provider of health care, health education and preventive care services without regard for the ability to pay. We encourage you to take a look at our current openings and contact us if you have any questions. Overview We are looking for a Bilingual Medical Assistant (Registered or Certified) to join our family. Under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager / Area Practice Administrator, this position clinical duties vary according to state law and include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting the provider during the examination. They may receive direction from an MD, mid-level provider, RN, LPN and or the assigned supervisor. Administrative duties may include, but not limited to answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patient medical records, scheduling appointments, handling correspondence, billing, and bookkeeping. Clinical duties may include, but not limited to taking medical histories, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, instructing patients about medication and special diets, preparing and administering medications, drawing blood and more.Candidate qualifications:Education: High School Diploma or GED;Experience: 1 year of related work preferred or OJT for ---2 yearsCertification(s)/Licensure: RMA, CMA, or CCMA required, BLS/CPRLanguage: Spanish speaking is plus Key Responsibilities 1. Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned and within the MA scope of practice. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to vital signs, procedures, patient education and2. Assist patient in navigating care through the encounter process to minimize ambiguity 3. Accurately document all aspects of patient encounters required for job functions4. Tracks and document closed loop communication with patients, including but not limited to labs, return calls, refills and more.5. Communicate with external and internal parties as needed to facilitate continuity of care.6. Fulfills supportive assignment on time and unprompted. Assignments may include but are not limited performing controls, instrument maintenance, infection control, ordering, sorting, storing supplies, and restocking7. Patient teaching and care plan support8. Guard patient privacy and comply with HIPAA regulations at all times9. Actively participates in QI activities.10. Participates in staff meetings as required11. Complete annual competencies within the required period12. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing.Kintegra Health Core Requirements1. Patient First - An approach to care that holds primary, the well-being and desires of the patient2. Build not Blame - Focusing first on finding fault with the process rather than the person3. Integrity and Honesty - Fostering an acceptance of openness, honesty, and fairness in words, deeds and the use of organizational resources judiciously for both internal and external customers4. Cooperation and Flexibility - Related to an internal believe that we function as part of an interdependent team with only shared gains or losses thereby committed to assisting whenever possible beyond the prerequisite job description5. Culturally Sensitive - Always working toward increasing one's ability to understand, communicate with, effectively interact and care for people across cultures, while having an acute awareness of one's own culture.Kintegra Health has implemented Covid-19 protocols for our current employees and new hires. We are committed to improving our society. For further information please reach out to Human Resources at humanresources@kintegra.org. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.PI159027221

Keywords: Kintegra Health, Winston-Salem , Bilingual Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Lexington, North Carolina

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