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Mariposa Community Health Center, Inc. COVID -19 On-Call Clinical Personnel - Vaccine Administration (Temporary) in Nogales, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: *PURPOSE OF JOB:** Provides selected aspects of nursing care to clinic patients and assistance to assigned medical provider.*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:** Demonstrate excellent patient relations skills, and greet patients immediately;b.engage all patients in a genuine, warm and caring manner;* Respond to requests for assistance from colleagues at Mariposa in a positive, helpful manner.* Utilizes the nursing process to provide direct nursing care according to the Arizona State Nurse Practice Act, other regulatory agencies, and clinic policies and procedures.* Safely performs a range of routine clinical skills which include assisting with procedures, obtaining specimens, taking vital signs, performing specific diagnostic test, as well as, stocking rooms, translating, chaperoning and escorting patients. May be called upon to perform phlebotomy.* Performs multiple clerical duties such as patient referrals, obtaining reports and dictations, telephone screening and call-backs, mailings, faxes and prescription refills.* Assures the safety, comfort, and well-being of assigned patients. Complies with quality assurance, infection control and emergency procedures consistent with clinic policy.* Documents all pertinent information regarding nursing care rendered to the patient.* Provides information and support in the explanation of basis nursing care, procedures and diagnostic tests to patients and families. Provides educational materials and counseling.* Utilizes a team approach to manage patient care* Maintains excellent communication and coordination among the clinical team members in order to provide quality patient care* Implement standing orders on a consistent basis, based on diagnosis, symptoms, or instructions from provider/license staff* Maintains patient confidentiality.* Other duties as assigned *SUPERVISION EXERCISED:* * None. *TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:** Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.* Standing and walking for extensive periods of time.* Corrected vision and hearing within the normal range.* Working under stressful conditions.* Exposure to communicable disease and bodily fluids.*KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:** Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.* Medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.* Common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment.* Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions.* Preparing and maintaining records and responding to correspondence.* Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.* Ability to learn related medical tasks and be of assistance to both nurses and physicians* Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members and other health care staff.* React calmly and effectively in emergency situations.* Interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.* Communicate clearly.* Handle multiple tasks efficiently.* Adjust to changing situations and needs.* Bilingual in English and Spanish required*EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:** High school diploma required.* Medical Assistant certificate from an accredited program*EXPERIENCE:** Six or more months of clinical experience.*CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:** CPR certified required.* National Medical Assistant Certification preferred or ability to obtain within first six months of hire*_This job description reflects management's expectations of the essential functions of this position. It is not intended to be comprehensive of the duties performed and does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned._*