Legacy Community Health is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant for our Houston area clinics
About the Position
The Medical Assistant at Legacy Community Health assists providers in all exams and minor office procedures by interviewing patients to obtain medical information and assessing their vital signs, weight, and height. You will record the results of the patient's vital statistics and medical history as well as additional information, such as test results, in medical records. You will also collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing. While assisting providers, you will prepare treatment rooms for patient exams and further assist the physician with their instruments and materials, including cleaning and sterilization or disposal, or performing tasks, such as giving injections or removing sutures. The Medical Assistant will also provide phone consultations with patients regarding test results and health concerns.
About Legacy Community Health
Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information.
Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to 10 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.
Legacy Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.
Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet or computer.
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