Summary of Position: Circle the City is a rapidly growing non-profit dedicated to providing high quality, holistic healthcare to people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. This clinic benefits from the designation as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and provides comprehensive primary care alongside fully integrated behavioral health and case management services to more than 4,000 individuals experiencing homelessness each year.

The purpose of this position is to provide both clinical and clerical support services in a setting that delivers care to patients. Provides necessary support for assessments and admissions. The Medical Assistant assures the continuity of client care, providing an essential link for communication involving all team members. Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician and/or nurse manager.

Essential Responsibilities:
Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Collaborates with the Nurse throughout each shift to determine work assignments and priorities, as well as communicating the status of delegated task completion and outcome of patient data findings
• Maintains timely, ongoing verbal communication in order to assure good care of patients and the effective running of the clinic
• Responsible for collecting, collating and entering required data and information into the applicable database or format in an accurate and timely manner
• Treats each patient in a manner that preserves and supports patient confidentiality, patient rights, and patient dignity
• Checks inventories on a weekly basis, orders and stocks supplies
• Assists any patient with personal hygiene as needed
• Assures a clean, orderly, and functional work environment
• Escorts patients to off-site appointments as assigned by supervisor
• Facilitates patient transportation
• Assists with copying, faxing and filing as needed
• Phone coverage and triage of calls when necessary
• Ability and willingness to perform medical assistant duties at mobile clinic sites
• Performs additional duties as driver when assigned to mobile clinic
• Performs other duties as required

Qualifications:
Basic Knowledge/Skills:
• Basic knowledge of medical terminology
• Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training course
• Able to obtain vital signs accurately
• Ability to use personal computer for recording patient data /history
• Proficient in reading and writing skills in English
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment
• Demonstrated interest in working with an underserved population

Experience
• 2 years of MA experience.
• High school diploma or GED (preferred but not required)
• Experience in a medical environment highly desirable
• Bi-lingual communicative skills necessary
• CPR/BLS certification
• Requires a current Arizona state driver’s license
Physical and Mental Requirements
• Position requires extended periods of sitting and standing
• Position requires regular bending and reaching, including transfer of patients
• Must be able to lift, carry and push 20 pounds on a regular basis
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis

We are an equal opportunity employer. All resumes will be reviewed for education and experience. Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status.