Medical Assistant

Kinston Community Health Center, Inc
Kinston, NC 28501
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background check and drug screen
From $15 To $16.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Medical Assistant - Full-Time
Sign-On Bonus $2000

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree of Medical Assisting. 
  • Must be a certified or registered Medical Assistant.
  • Satisfactory professional references.
  • Experience: 1-3 years of clinical experience
  • Maintain a current BLS certification
  • Must have COVID Vaccination

Job Duties:

•Must be able to measure and record vital signs accurately.

•Must be able to effectively conduct patient interviews to include obtaining patient medical history and chief complaint.

•Prepares patient for examination and performs routine screening tests accurately according to clinical protocols.

•Support and facilitate optimizing physician billable time by carrying out delegated tasks such as returning patient phone calls, completing paperwork, etc. as directed by the provider.

•Accurately prepares and administers medications and injections with appropriated practitioner’s authorization.

•Engage patients, patients’ families, and their caregivers in understanding, setting, and monitoring patient self-managements care plans in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the patient and caregiver.

•Demonstrate personal responsibility and respect for patients, patients’ families, and co-workers in professional appearance.

•Must ensure that OSHA and HIPAA guidelines are followed in clinical areas.

•Dispose of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards.

•Maintains BLS and effectively utilize CPR skills when required.

•Maintains patient exam rooms by stocking them with supplies and equipment.

•Collects and prepares specimens so that laboratory test are performed accurately.

• Properly dispose of contaminated supplies

• Properly sterilize instruments as needed.

•Apply the principles of comprehensive, community-based, patient-centered, developmentally appropriate, and culturally and linguistically appropriate care coordination.

•Effectively adheres to Unit Manager’s supervision and provides constructive feedback to improve the quality of care provided to patients.

•Ability to relate to the public regardless of racial ethnic and economic status.

•Participates in continuing professional growth through attendance at workshops and professional in-services and through individual research and reading, to include communication skills.

•Participate in population management activities as directed by the Practice.

•Attend and participate in organized functions of the Center and perform administrative functions as necessary.

•Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Must have COVID vaccination