Job Description

Medical Assistant Certified - PRP High School (School-base)
Louisville, KY, United States of America

Overview

Overview

Park DuValle Community Health Center is a 501c3 non-profit, federally qualified health center that has served the local community for over 50 years. Park DuValle Community Health Center strives to adhere to the highest quality standards of patient care, regardless of patients’ insurance status or ability to pay. Employees of Park DuValle Community Health Center, Inc. are deemed to be federal employees qualified for protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).

PDCHC offers, primary care for adults and children, women's health and behavioral health services, dental, WIC and Nutrition, insurance enrollment, lab, pharmacy and radiology services, transportation, exercise classes, and other enabling services. 

 

MISSION STATEMENT: Park DuValle Community Health Center is deeply committed to improving health, wellness and the quality of life in the communities we serve by providing safe, high quality, accessible and affordable preventive and primary health care.

VALUES: Our values are demonstrated by our teamwork, honesty, reliability, productivity, and commitment to a competent and diverse staff. Delivery of services is based on compassion, confidentiality, cultural sensitivity, non-discrimination, continuous quality improvement, and responsible use of available resources.


Job Skills / Requirements

Park DuValle CHC has a health center located in Pleasure Ridge Park High School! We are actively recruiting an energetic, experienced Medical Assistant who enjoys working with students and staff to provide excellent healthcare services. Previous work experience in a pediatric office a must! Strong professional bedside manner. Must possess excellent clinical skills, computer skills and have the ability to exercise sound judgment. Must have experience.

Position Summary:

Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting Providers and/or Nurses in providing care to their patients. Duties include:

  • Recording and updating medical history and contact information
  • Scheduling patient appointments
  • Performing standard care procedures; like checking vitals or collecting lab samples.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

  • Greeting patients professionally with a positive attitude
  • Filing patient medical records
  • Filling out insurance forms
  • Handling correspondence
  • Scheduling appointments
  • (LABS) Venipuncture and finger sticks.
  • Obtaining weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature and making notes on chart as well as documenting height and weight on growth chart.
  • Escorting patient to examination room and noting the chief complaint.
  • Assisting the provider during the examination as needed.
  • Cleaning/Sanitazing/Disinfecting rooms following the patient’s exit.
  • Performing EKGs.
  • Following prescribed OSHA precautions.
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Ensuring that the consulting and examinations rooms are clean.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Key Competencies:

  • Informational: Knowledge of standard patient registration procedures; of insurance forms; of medical terminology; of how to perform initial patient intake functions and recording data in records and charts; of the Center’s computer system; of the Center’s programs and staff.

 

  • Interpersonal: Capable of phone and customer service courtesy; of explaining registration and insurance forms; of answering questions and being professional; of helping patients to feel at ease; of teamwork with coworkers and providers.

 

  • Intellectual: Able to handle non-routine situations; to involve the supervisor when needed; to ask question for clarification; to anticipate when the provider needs/ will need assistance.

Certification Requirements (All)

Certified Medical Assistant

Additional Information / Benefits

Operates on JCPS calendar. 

Monday - Friday 7am - 3:30pm 

Will report to designated PDCHC sites during JCPS off days.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan


This job reports to the Nurse Manager

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, School Hours, Reports to designated PDCHC sites when JCPS schools are closed .

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required

Number of Openings for this position: 1