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Bilingual Medical Assistant- Independence Clinic

Company: Swope Health Services
Location: Independence
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

As a Bilingual Medical Assistant for Swope Health Services in our Independence Clinic, you will be part of a team of caregivers to provide care for the people who need it most. As a Medical Assistant, you are responsible for receiving and preparing patients for medical examination and treatment. This includes taking vital signs, and medical and social history, assisting the provider with the examination and treatment, and entering clinical data into the electronic health record. Under the general supervision of a medical provider, you will perform general medical services such as medication administration, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. You are a critical part of the patient-centered medical team to provide quality, accessible, and safe patient-centered care. If you have a passion for working with a team of dedicated caregivers to make care visible every day, this role is for you.

Successful Candidates will have:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Graduated from an accredited medical assistant program.
    • Certified by one of the following:
      • NRCMA
      • RMA
      • CMA
      • NCMA
      • CCMA
      • IF not certified by one of the above, 2 years of experience in a private office, ambulatory care clinic, or hospital may be initially substituted for certification. You may be asked to become certified as a future requirement of employment.
      • If not graduated from an accredited medical assistant program, then 5 years of experience in a private office, ambulatory care clinic, or hospital may be initially substituted for certification. You will be asked to complete courses and become certified as a future requirement of employment.
        • BLS (Basic Life Support) Certified, or able to be obtained within 3 months of hire
        • Must exhibit the ability to work with people (staff, visitors, and clients).
        • Willing to travel to all Swope Satellite Clinics and temporary testing sites if needed.

          Associates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or obtain an approved exemption for vaccination accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

          The Medical Assistant Position is currently approved for a Sign-on Bonus of $1,000. It is paid in two increments $500 at hire and $500 after 90 days of employment.

          About Swope Health Services:

          Each year, Swope Health serves over 45,000 patients, encompassing more than 200,000 visits in four counties on both sides of the state line. Our team members are proud of the work we do and the promise we've made - delivering coordinated care that values the needs of the whole person and championing better health in our community.

          Swope Health is a special place that cares for the people who need it most, wherever they are in the community. As part of our promise to battle health inequities and provide high-quality, comprehensive care, we make care visible. That means we proudly deliver our promise through every action, every day.

          Swope Health Services supports its team members with:
          • Medical benefits (including a Health Savings Account option), dental and vision
          • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
          • Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Short- and Long-Term Disability
          • Flexible Spending Account
          • Paid Days Off beginning at 12 days annually, effective the first day of employment
          • Eight annual company-paid holidays; One annual paid personal day

            Swope Health is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Keywords: Swope Health Services, Independence , Bilingual Medical Assistant- Independence Clinic, Healthcare , Independence, Missouri

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