COVID Medical Clinical Assistant
Job Details
Entry
Central and Remote - , WA
Full Time
Health Care
Description

Limited Duration: 3-month commitment with the possibility for extension.

Benefits Package Available
Compensation: $14.10 - $17.60 Hourly

As member of the mobile COVID-19 testing team, the MA/Clinic Assistant will work with a team of volunteer providers at mobile clinics across hot spot counties within Washington state to reach high-risk and underserved populations with prompt COVID-19 testing and education. The MA/Clinic Assistant will assist the Registered Nurse with anterior nasal testing by labeling and preparing supplies, acting as a courier to transport samples from the testing area to the refrigerator, and assisting with patient navigation at the testing site. The medical or clinic assistant will adhere to current guidelines and best practices for COVID-19 testing, PPE usage and hygiene protocols.

Medical Teams International Calling: 
Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Assist with labeling and preparing of testing kits.
  • Serve as courier to transport samples from the testing area to the refrigerator or pre-assigned cooler.
  • Follow all infection, prevention and control policies and procedures, ensures that no cross contamination occurs during transport of specimens.
  • Assist RN to provide contactless transfer of specimen kit before and after testing.
  • Ensure proper disposal of waste (biohazard versus non-biohazard).
  • Assist RN in confirming that all lab and specimen labels are printed with the correct patient identifiers.
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Additional duties as assigned. May be asked to assist in other roles as needed.
Qualifications

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                                                                         

  • Active Medical Assistant (MA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Nurse Technician license, or relevant healthcare or volunteer experience.

EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                            

  • Minimum of 1-year experience working as a MA, CNA or Nurse Tech preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES                                                                                                                                                             

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of infection, prevention and control measures, policies and processes

SKILLS:

  • Fluent in Spanish a plus
  • Detail-oriented and organized

ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable; ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to embrace and promote Medical Teams International Calling Statement and Core Values.
  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner to donors, volunteers, and the public.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international, stressful and security sensitive environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to work out of schedule when applicable.
  • Ability to travel to various rural locations within Washington State.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS                                                                                                                    

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Requires frequent use of personal computer, including word processing, database programs; calculator, telephone, copy machine, and fax machine.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • There may be a risk of occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Hepatitis B vaccination series is required.
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