Location: Shasta Community Health Center
Position: Medical Assistant
The following statements are intended to describe the major elements and requirements of the position and should not be taken as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals assigned to this job.
JOB SUMMARY: The primary function to perform pre visit questionnaire and screening/ health assessments with patients in preparation for annual wellness visits. May be asked of the MA/CMA to provide direct and indirect support to the clinician in the delivery of patient care. The MA/CMA prepares the exam room, chart, and patient to be seen by the clinician and performs/implements orders for diagnostic tests. S/he accurately administers medications, including immunizations by all routes except IV. S/he arranges outside referral appointments and provides patient education under the direct supervision of the clinician when appropriate. The MA/CMA must function under the direct supervision of an on-site physician, surgeon, podiatrist, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or certified nurse midwife. The MA/CMA is expected to consult frequently with the supervising clinician and to inform the clinician of the information given or actions taken.
COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing, and for the duration of their employment with Shasta Community Health Center. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.