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Salina Family Healthcare Center Bilingual Medical Assistance in Salina, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11214980 Bilingual Medical Assistant Salina, Kansas Hiring Range = $12.50-13.50 hour General DescriptionThis position requires you to work collaboratively with our providers including resident physicians and physician assistants. This position will be responsible for translating from English to Spanish as needed and provided Spanish interpretive services as requested by staff. Salina Family Healthcare Center utilizes a team-based concept for patient medical appointments Each team is comprised of one or more Faculty Physicians, a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year Resident, a non-Faculty medical provider, a Nurse and a Medical Assistant. The team-based approach improves access and continuity of care by the providers and teams to their patients. This position will require OSHA training and will be subject to blood and other bodily fluids. In accordance with HIPAA regulations, this position requires full access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Such disclosure is necessary to perform the requirements of the job. Confidentiality of PHI must be maintained.Core ValuesSalina Family Healthcare Center (SFHC) is dedicated to providing high-quality, patient-centered care and creates a culture of continuous quality improvement. Each employee is expected to work collaboratively within the department and with other departments to ensure patients receive quality care. Employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner that leaves both the employee and SFHC in a positive light. Maintaining a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a cordial manner with customer, clients, co-workers, and management is essential. Working ConditionsThe position requires normal range of body motion, hearing and eyesight in order to perform duties of the position. Requires hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, scanner, calculator and other office equipment. Employee must be able to write, speak, and hear. Employee must be able to read small print both on paper and on a computer screen for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Frequent standing and walking required for extended periods of time (7-9 hours). Occasionally you may lift and/or carry items weighing up to 50 pounds, bending, stooping, and stretching. Interaction with others is frequent and can often be disruptive so the ability to multi task is important. This is a medical office environment involving frequent contact with staff and patients. There will be exposure to airborne and bloodborne pathogens, and hazardous materials common in a clinic. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.Essential Duties1. Provide assistance to Hispanic population by translating for patient care needs. 2. Translate primarily for the clinical side, working with both the providers and nursing staff to provide care. 3. Act as the primary contact for patients coming into the building, including asking screening questions related to COVID-19, and obtaining the patient's' temperature. 4. Check patients in for appointments; specifically, obtain from each patient, blood pressure, height, weight, temperature, pulse, O2 saturation, etc. 5. Attentive to patient and provider needs, actively participate in keeping providers on schedule. 6. Help schedule appointments/referrals/admissions for patients outside the clinic. 7. Work collaboratively with the clinical team to promote continuity of patient care. 8. Complete forms and perform related tasks for several various appointment types including: a. Kan Be Heal th (KBH)/Well Child Checks (WCC); b. SRS; c. Well Woman Exams; d. Daycare Physicals; e. School Physicals; f. New Born Child (NBC) physicals; g. Pre-op H&P (History and Physicals); and h. Sports/cheerleading physicals. 9. Acute Care duties include: a. Calling Ambulances; b. Admit worksheet; c. SRHC (Salina Regional Health Center) orders. 10. Types of equipment used include: a. Crash cart; b. AED; c. EKG; d. Nebulizer; e. Wright's Peak Flow; f. O2 tank; g. Autoclaving of instruments. 11. Perform elephant ear washes, snellens, audiograms; strep throat swabs, rapid flu swabs, etc. 12. Assist with medication/immunization injections as needed in accordance with protocol. 13. Prepare patient for procedures and ensure that all the appropriate instructions and equipment are arranged and ready. 14. May, with appropriate training, assist providers with certain procedures which may include: a. Colposcopy; b. Cryotherapy; c. Endometrial Biopsy; d. Minor surgeries (toenail removal, cyst removal, mole removal, breast biopsies; lesion removal, etc.); e. Sonograms; f. Vasectomy; 15. Ensure examination rooms are fully stocked, cleaned, organized, etc. 16. Ensure the biohazard trash is removed as needed. 17. Ensure appropriate forms are completed upon provider request; forms include: a. In-house Laboratory and X-Ray orders; b. Lab-Corps; c. SRHC forms (lab, x-ray, sono, e