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Title:Medical Assistant - Spanish Bilingual
Company:Central City Concern
Description:

Central City Concern is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency. CCC provides many services, such as addiction treatment, employment, housing, mental health, primary care, and other related culturally specific services, to a diverse population. As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens

 

TITLE: Medical Assistant – Spanish Language 

DEPARTMENT: Old Town Clinic

REPRESENTED: Yes

SALARY: - $18.11 hourly or $19.11 hourly with national certification 

SCHEDULE: .9 FTE

 

SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant (MA) plays a critical role in patient care. MAs work to support providers and patients throughout the patient visit and are also integral members of the patient care team. MAs provide patient-centered care and work closely with clerical staff, clinical staff, Care Team Managers, admissions specialists, RNs and providers. Must be able to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High School or GED required.

2. Completion of all coursework for a Certificate-level Medical Assistant program accredited by

the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational programs (CAAHEP) or ABHES

accredited required.

3. Must be able to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish.

4. Certified Medical Assistants preferred.

5. Minimum of one (1) year recent, verifiable medical assistant experience within a health care

setting, with a behavioral health setting preferred.

6. Previous experience working with underserved populations, specifically people without

stable housing, preferred.

7. Must have current CPR certification or must be able to obtain in one month.

8. If a recovering chemically dependent person, must be in a program of recovery and able to

provide demonstration of sobriety for a minimum of two years.

9. Must have the ability to read labels and distinguish between colors.

10. Must be physically able to walk, bend, stoop, be on feet for long periods of time, twist,

kneel, reach, squat, pull, lift heavy patients or objects and climb stairs several times a day.

11. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.

12. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies.

13. Must possess the ability to effectively interact with co-workers and patients with diverse

ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, lifestyles and

sexual orientations and treat all individuals with respect and dignity.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

To view the full job description and apply visit:

http://www.centralcityconcern.org/jobs

 

Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran's status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

Contact:Mandi Houston
Address:232 NW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
Phone:9713528755
Email:


 


 

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