Medical Assistant-Churn Creek Healthcare

***This position will be open until filled***

The Redding Rancheria is seeking a Medical Assistant- Churn Creek Healthcare

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists providers in the delivery of outpatient health care to patients under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse/LVN II.

REQUIREMENTS/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certification as Medical Assistant or 2 years of on the job experience as a Medical Assistant required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology/procedures, human anatomy and medical law/ethics.
  • CPR certification required.
  •  Must be able to function and perform in a fast paced environment, problem solve, be a self starter and active team player.
  •  Prior data entry strongly preferred.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must be fingerprinted and pass background check.
  • Indian preference.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the initial admission of patients to the health center, which includes all Front Office duties, specifically Medical Records and Medical Reception departments, to gather health information for the provider.
  • Check in all patients, update address, phone number, and alternate resource status, identifying eligibility status, and obtaining treatment authorization signature.
  • Take routine vital signs of patients, including temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; record results in patient charts; determine cause for visit and gather the patient medical history, and chart in the Electronic Health Record.
  • Assist provider with medical procedures, including sutures, casts, pap smears and pelvic examinations.
  • Set up appropriate trays for providers.
  • Change dressings and apply bandages; administer immunizations and medications by mouth and injections as ordered.
  • Perform routine lab tests in clinic setting consistent with training and clinic policies (i.e. EKG, ultra sound, visual acuity, audiometer, pulse oximeter, spirometry breathing treatments, urine dipstick, blood glucose, pregnancy, strep, hemoglobin and hemocults.)
  • Review provider instructions with patients regarding home care and return visits.
  • Assist with Medi-Tracks data collection and entries, as needed.
  • Schedule patient appointments.
  • Verify Eligibility status through Partnership.
  • Register patients by appointments or walk-ins.
  • Scan and retrieve registration documents, medical record information.
  • Schedule appointments by telephone or in person, following established appointment time/diagnosis guidelines.
  • Answer all telephone calls to the medical reception area promptly and courteously.
  • Comply with HIPAA regulations.
  • Ability to identify forms required for registration purposes.

A completed Redding Rancheria job application must be submitted in order to be considered for employment. You can fill out an application online at www.reddingrancheria-nsn.gov, please fax (530-242-4563) or email (employment@reddingrancheria-nsn.gov).

All certifications, credentials/ licenses, education verification /degrees and/or transcripts, and Indian verification are required to process your application.

Indian preference applies, but we welcome all applicants who wish to apply for this position. Certification of Native American heritage needs to be attached to the job application.

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background screening clearance.  All employees are required to submit to a Tuberculosis test (TB) test after they are hired in addition to being tested annually.

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Redding Rancheria will require all healthcare employees to report their vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Any healthcare employees with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from taking the vaccine may be entitled to an exemption.

Out of Area Differential Pay is available for this position to incentivize qualified staff to commute from a longer distance. This will allow Trinity Health Care patients to receive better quality care.

Additional Information:

We offer a competitive salary as well as having a work schedule running Monday through Friday.  In addition, Redding Rancheria offers an excellent benefit package containing Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short/Long Term disability, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave as well as a generous 401(k) retirement plan.

Redding Rancheria is a federally recognized Tribe with Pit River, Wintu and Yana people where pride in Tribal culture, history and identity is evident internally and in the larger community. Redding Rancheria is a leader in the constructive development of its people, the larger Indian community and the Redding region.

E-Verify Statement

Redding Rancheria participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Visit the E-Verify URL below for more information.

https://www.e-verify.gov/employees

For further information, please contact Human Resources Dept. at (530) 225-8979.