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Bilingual Spanish Medical Assistant (MA)

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 06/20/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38963 Compensation: 24.00

Job Description

Job Overview - Bilingual Spanish Medical Assistant (MA):
Join our client's compassionate team in Philadelphia, PA, as a dedicated Bilingual Spanish Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing high-quality healthcare to pediatric and adult patients, managing vaccinations, drawing blood, and ensuring accurate vital signs.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Compensation: $24/hour
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities as the Bilingual Spanish Medical Assistant (MA):
  • Patient Pre-Triage: Determine the reason for visits, check vitals (blood pressure, temperature, pulse oximetry, height, weight).
  • Clinical Support: Conduct labs, EKGs, urine dips, pregnancy checks, glucose checks, A1C testing, and urine drug screens.
  • Preparation: Ensure medical supplies are stocked and organized, check refrigerator temperatures, and prepare for the next day.
  • Wound Care and Injections: Provide basic wound care and administer injections upon request.
  • Specimen Management: Deliver specimens, collect and process blood samples if needed.
  • Documentation: Appropriately document all activities in the electronic medical record system.
  • Compliance: Work in compliance with medical policies, OSHA, HIPAA, CLIA, and funding body regulations.
  • Cross-Coverage: Provide cross-coverage at other health centers as needed.
Qualifications for the Bilingual Spanish Medical Assistant (MA):
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required; Diploma from a medical assistant program preferred.
  • Experience: 1-2 years in a medical outpatient office environment.
  • Language: Must be bilingual in Spanish.
  • Skills: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize work assignments.
  • Technical Proficiency: Experience with electronic medical record systems, preferably eClinicalWorks.
  • Certification: Complete training in Bloodborne pathogens, Post-exposure prophylaxis, CLIA, and HIPAA regulations within 30 days of hire.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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