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Medical Assistant –Outreach Program

Job Code: 515
Reports To: Program Director / Designee
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week) Non-exempt.

Position Purpose: Under the supervision of the Program Director / Designee, the Medical Assistant is responsible for eligibility screening of clients, reception area duties, responding to client questions and providing information to clients of the Wesley Health Center Outreach Sites.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Complete patient forms and elicit information for patient history.
  2. Obtain specimens for diagnostic testing in accord with standardized protocols and procedures.
  3. Complete initial patient assessment, triage, and taking vital signs in accord with standardized protocols and procedures.
  4. Assist in providing patient referrals and maintaining a log book.
  5. Review charts for completion of necessary forms and directives.
  6. Order educational materials, all necessary forms medical and office supplies as needed.
  7. Assist the medical staff during the exam.
  8. Collect and input data for reporting purposes.
  9. Assist in billing.
  10. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Graduate of an approved medical assistant program in the state of California.
  2. CPR Certificate. Training may be provided.
  3. Phlebotomy certificate.
  4. Strong communication and organizational skills.
  5. Ability to travel within the downtown Skid Row and surrounding areas.
  6. Two years medical office/clinic experience.
  7. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

To apply, please fax or email resume or list of qualifications including the job code number to:

JWCH Institute, Inc.
5650 Jillson St.
Commerce, CA 90040
Attn: Human Resources Department
Job Code:  515
Fax Number (323) 215-0170
E-Mail hresources@jwchinstitute.org

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) consider JWCH Institute, Inc. / Wesley Health Centers and its providers as Public Health Services employees, providing malpractice liability protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

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