compensation: DOE employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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The Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA) is private non-profit that provides culturally appropriate physical and mental health services and substance abuse treatment for American Indians, Alaska Natives and other vulnerable people. We are seeking a motivated and dynamic individual who preferably has prior experience with Native American communities/people and vulnerable populations. NARA values its employees and their connection with our mission to provide education, physical and mental health services; it is the quality and dedication of our employees that makes us great. There is no greater commitment we can make as an organization than to support employee growth by giving the necessary resources to grow professionally as well as personally. NARA’s success as an agency depends upon the success of its people.
The Medical Assistant is responsible for performing daily administrative tasks as well as assisting in minor clinical procedures to keep clinic running smoothly.
• Prepare clients for treatment procedures or examinations.
• Obtain pertinent information regarding visit, takes vital signs (height, weight, blood pressure) and record in medical chart, and takes urine samples when indicated.
• Perform or prepare for procedures such as EKGs, phlebotomy, injections, and hearing or vision tests.
• Perform CLIA-waived laboratory tests, such as urinalysis, urine HGB or HCG, rapid strep, and blood glucose.
• Maintain stock supplies for clinic exam rooms.
• Clean examination rooms after each use and prepare room for next client.
• Complete all necessary reports or documents.
• Order supplies and vaccines.
• Make all referral appointments.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Medical Assistant in the State of Oregon.
• Certification as a Medical Assistant is a plus.
• Minimum two years recent paid experience performing the responsibilities noted above.
• Certified as a medication aide a plus.
• Must have CPR certification annually.
• Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, the community, and other staff members.
• Work collaboratively with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times.
• Experience working within the Native American/Alaska Native community is considered a plus.
• If in recovery, must have a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment or for cause drug tests.
• Ability to pass criminal background and DMV checks.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position’s activities and requirements, the agency reserves the rights to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.
To apply for this position please respond to this post with your resume or fax your resume to 503-224-4494.
EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age. Within scope of Indian Preference, all candidates receive equal consideration. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance w/the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473).
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