Peoples Health Centers Family of Companies

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Medical Assistant

North Site | Florissant, MO | Full Time

Job Description

BJK People's Health Centers is a cutting edge community-based primary and preventative care health center that puts the patient first and is known for quality.

BENEFITS: 401k, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 9 Paid Holidays, Sick/Vacation Leave, Award winning staff.

SUMMARY:
This position is primarily responsible for performing clinical and/or administrative tasks to support the work of physicians and other health professionals, assisting in examination and treatment of patients under direct supervision of a provider and ensuring a positive and high quality patient experience. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interviews patient and records relevant, required medical history in the patient chart.
Performs routine tasks such as measuring vital signs, weight, and height. Performs vision and hearing tests. Accurate and thorough documentation of history, patient examination, tasks and procedures performed by Medical Assistant. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Prepares patient for examination. Cleans and sterilizes patient rooms.Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Administers medications and injections under direct order of a provider.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus Medical Assistant certification from an accredited college or technical school; NextGen experience or similar EHR system required. Minimum 2-4 years pediatric experience strongly preferred.