Unity Healthcare Medical Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia

Medical Assistant

Department: Nursing

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days


Job Details:

  • This position will include working in the lab. Applicant will be trained in blood draws and laboratory procedures.


Medical Assistant I

· Maintains patient and Electronic Health Record (EHR) confidentiality.

· Prepares patient and EHR for provider visit, reports special problems or complaints to the provider, and assists during exam as needed.

· Accurately performs and documents basic vital signs, height, weight, chief complaint, and initiates appropriate medical and social history for adult and pediatric patients.

· Performs routine lab and patient procedures (i.e. standing orders, urine dipsticks, phlebotomy, finger/heel sticks, injections/immunizations, and EKG).

· Maintains proper cleanliness and organization of office and medical areas including proactively restocking supplies.

· Assists with processing appropriate referrals and appointments for patients, obtaining authorizations as needed, and follows up to determine if appointments were kept as scheduled.

· Communicates and assists in effective discharge of the patient.

· Follows Universal Precautions and Unity Health Care policies and procedures.

· Participates in clinic record keeping including medical and operational logs.

· Demonstrates appropriate customer service with internal and external customers.

· Performs other duties as assigned.


· Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program with diploma.

· Registered Medical Assistant certification preferred.

· High school diploma or GED.

· Current BLS + AED CPR certification.


· Must successfully pass Unity Medical Assistant screening test.

· Effective communication and interpersonal skills with internal and external customers.

· Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred.

· Willingness to articulate Unity's mission through his/her work.

Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. *For correctional position-correctional experience- preferred but not required.

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