Bilingual Medical Assistant
Ashland, MA 01721
About the Agency: Health Imperatives is a non-profit community-based agency, predominantly serving families and individuals in Southeastern, MA. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of low-income or vulnerable families and individuals in Southeastern, Massachusetts. We accomplish this mission by administering both health and violence intervention and prevention programs and services.
TITLE: Bilingual Spanish and/or Portuguese speaking SRHS Medical AssistantHOURS: Full-time/Part-time (35 hrs per week of 15-25 hrs per week, Monday through Friday including evenings)SALARY: $26 per hour plus benefitsDUTIES: The Medical Assistant will work within a sexual and reproductive health services team to support the provision of clinical services by providing the following:
Performs routine lab functions and testing including phlebotomy, urine pregnancy testing, HIV and Hepatitis testing and prepare specimens for transportRoom patients and obtain and record client’s personal medical history including gynecological, obstetrical and sexual historyAccurately enter data into the electronic health record systemProvide clients with non-judgmental and accurate information regarding reproductive health issues, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, HIV, Hepatitis, pregnancy, and pregnancy prevention.Lead morning clinic huddlePrepare and maintain exam rooms and maintain laboratory controlsOther duties as assigned by the Site Manager.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual Spanish and/or Portuguese speaking, Medical Assistant Certificate, high school diploma, and prior experience as Medical Assistant in a busy office; computer literacy essential. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English and be sensitive to the needs of a culturally diverse population; prior experience working with low income and vulnerable populations; demonstrated the ability to communicate unbiased reproductive health knowledge to patients (adolescents and adults of all genders) in an effective and culturally competent, non-judgmental manner.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with insurance billing preferred.To apply, please visit https://healthimperatives.org/careers/
HEALTH IMPERATIVES ENCOURAGES MULTI-CULTURAL AND MULTI-LINGUAL DIVERSITY IN ALL OF ITS PROGRAMS. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V/V