Job Application - Richford Health Center, Inc

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Medical Assistant

Northern Tier Center for Health is rapidly expanding and is looking for a Medical Assistant to join our team effective immediately! To provide clerical and clinical assistance to medical providers in the delivery of patient health care. Interacts with patients and members of the care team to provide a range of care services.  

Duties and Responsibilities

§  Performs patient intake, including vital signs

§  Updates medical data, medications, and health problems in charts

§  Triages telephone calls regarding medical concerns

§  Assists medical providers during procedures and exams

§  Handles referrals and phone calls to other provider offices for appointments; makes “callbacks” or follow ups for medical concerns as necessary

§  Collects specimens for outside laboratory testing and performs basic in-house laboratory tests

§  May execute organization approved standing orders per written procedure.

§  May initiate and/or execute age appropriate preventive care measures (within scope of practice) as detailed in the Lifecycle Milestone Policy.

§  Engages patient in self-management action planning.

§  Assists Provider with patient education and instructions, self-management tools, and counseling on healthy behaviors

§  Effectively communicates with patients using techniques such as motivational interviewing when appropriate

§  Ability to perform venipuncture, administer injections, and complete CLIA waived lab tests

§  Knowledge of correct specimen handling procedures

§  Knowledge of medical terminology

§  Knowledge of OSHA manual and standards, including appropriate hazardous waste handling and disposal

§  Knowledge of billing codes and procedures

§  Ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize workload

§  Strong communication and interpersonal skills

§  Computer skills

§  Ability to function within a team environment to achieve stated objectives



2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred



  • Health, Dental & Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Wellness Program
  • Paid Staff Development + Education 


Job Type: Full Time