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Minneapolis, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Health Care - Medical, Non-Profit
Position type:
Full Time
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Reference number:
MEDASST 122018
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Date Posted:
January 09, 2019

Medical Assistant, Certified

People’s Center Clinics & Services (PCCS) is a nationally recognized community health center delivering high-quality, affordable, and culturally relevant care to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay.

For 50 years, People’s Center has stood as a beacon of hope in the global village of Cedar-Riverside in South Minneapolis - a neighborhood that has long been the first stop for new Americans. PCCS’ mission is to deliver affordable healthcare, inspire hope, and promote community wellness.


Medical Assistant insures high-quality customer/patient service and quality health care. This position is to provide clinical as well as administrative systems support. The position assists our providers deliver speedy and complete patient care. The position is responsible for completing administrative and clinical tasks required to keep the providers’ running smoothly.

This position is eligible for full benefits.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program 
  • One to two years experience in a clinic/medical setting.
  • Medical Assistant Certification 


  • Prepare patient for examinations, procedures and treatments. 
  • Obtain vital signs.
  • Assist with examinations, procedures, and treatments.
  • Maintain examination/treatment rooms, including inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Collects and process specimens.
  • Performs CLIA-waived tests, and basic laboratory tests.
  • Perform electrocardiography and respiratory testing.
  • Perform phlebotomy, including venipuncture and capillary puncture.
  • Performs routine diagnostic procedures including audiograms, vision testing, TB skin tests, injections, ear irrigations and assist with minor surgery.
  • Removing sutures and changing dressings.
  • Responsible for Medical Assistants daily assignments, tracking attendance and schedules.
  • Apply computer and other electronic equipment techniques to support office operations.
  • Screen and follow up test results.
  • Recognize and respond to emergencies.
  • Document patient communication and clinical treatments accurately and appropriately.
  • Assist the Chronic Care Coordinator with patient tracking and education
  • Authorizing prescription refills as directed by the physician.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of principles of health promotion and disease prevention and life style enhancements.
  • Consistently works well with people of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Consistently follows safety procedures and incident reporting.
  • General Computer skills.
  • Excellent organization and record keeping skills.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and attend to detail.
  • Skill in use of medical equipment, medical records, routine laboratory procedures and aseptic techniques.


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