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Medical Assistant - Albuquerque, NM #7794407

Company: Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Date: 01/13/2021

City: Albuquerque, NM

Employment type: Full-time

>Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed was born out of the idea that health care should be simple. By providing employers and their employees with quality onsite and near-site primary care, with a focus on wellness and prevention, we make a culture of health and well-being possible. Our caregivers working as a team, and with ample appointment times, have the opportunity to build meaningful patient relationships that produce measurable health improvement results. We're proud to be a nationally recognized leader committed to transforming health care for the better. At QuadMed you can showcase your skills and your passion for patient care.


QuadMed is seeking a passionate Medical Assistant to join our client based Health Center in Albuquerque, NM. As a Medical Assistant, this individual will be a highly motivated, quality-conscious healthcare worker interested in working in an environment where one-on-one time with patients and positive outcomes are the ultimate measurement of success.


Key Responsibilities



  • Measures and records vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, etc.)
  • Ensures accurate and timely documentation into the EMR; i.e.- patient interviews and histories, vital signs, treatments, test results.
  • Assists medical staff with patient examinations
  • Uses CPR skills when necessary
  • Maintains supplies, equipment, stocks, and sterilizes instruments
  • Provides patients with instructions and other information regarding preparations for the service and necessary registration.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and organization information, and follows federal and state regulations and organization policies regarding protection of patient information.
  • Participates in development activities and maintains affiliations with medical assistant associations, as applicable.
  • Commitment to concepts of preventative health care programs and team based approach to health care delivery
  • Front office duties including but not limited to reception, patient check-in/check-out, payment collection, and electronic scheduling.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned
  • Where permitted, and as directed:
  • May perform routine screening tests
  • Draws patient blood samples as directed and prepares samples for ordered laboratory analysis, and collection of other ordered lab specimens.
  • Prepares and administers ordered injectable medications and immunizations
  • Changes dressings, applies bandages, removes sutures and performs other first aid procedures
  • Assists patients with the scheduling of internal/external referrals

Qualifications


Education



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program

Experience



  • 3 years of experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Phlebotomy and lab experience
  • Experience working front office
  • Experience working in a Primary Care setting
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus but not required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations



  • CPR or BLS certification within 60 days of hire
  • Medical Assistant certification through AAMA preferred
  • Skill certification through NIOSH or CAOHC preferred

Additional Company Information


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.


QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.


Drug Free Workplace


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