Comprehensive Prenatal Health Worker (CPHW)/Medical Assistant
Company: UNICARE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC.
Posted on: May 6, 2022
The Comprehensive Prenatal Health Worker (CPHW)/Medical Assistant
provides support services, ongoing orientations, assessments, care
plan development, appropriate nutrition, health education and
psychosocial interventions and referral when needed, to UCHC's
prenatal patients. Works under the Clinic Manager to assist with
maintaining efficient patient flow and quality care during the
clinic hours. Works as part of the health care team including
physicians, NP/PA's and LCSW to provide comprehensive care in a
non-judgmental manner. UCHC is a federally qualified health center
providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services
including medical, dental, substance abuse treatment, mental health
and outreach services to low income, multiethnic, uninsured and
Conducts face-to face interviews with all prenatal patients,
screens patients for presumptive eligibility (PE) and issuing of PE
card if eligible; Issues the 2nd good thru extension for
Identify opportunities and facilitate efforts to expand service or
increase patient access into programs.
Assures client charts are documented whenever telephone &
face-to-face contact is made.
Codes all super bills accordingly to type of visit and signs all
chart entries using legal signature and title.
Provides ongoing orientation, assessments, classes and makes the
appropriate referrals when needed to our prenatal patients.
Prepares all Intake packets English/Spanish and makes sure all
appointments have been given to patient accordingly. i.e. Intake,
Initial, Medi-Cal, et
Assist patients in completing Medi-Cal forms (application) and
follow-up on No show/missed appointments.
Orders all prenatal forms as needed and fax weekly PE enrollment
Summary Forms to the state.
Fax weekly schedules to Medi-Cal worker and advocate for patients
with the Medi-Cal
Case management of the prenatal program, which includes reviewing
all prenatal charts after each clinic visit with the provider, as
well as reviewing each chart the day before the visit with the
provider. This is to assure that all procedures, tests, etc. that
the provider has ordered have been done and lab results have been
received on a timely manner.
Attends recommended job-related trainings provided by the CPSP
Perform vital signs and record in eCW.
Triage and room patients for telehealth and in-person visits.
Provide back up support for the medical assistant team, which
includes all functions of a medical assistant.
Assist with the training of medical assistants and volunteer
Assist with daily and monthly quality assurance reviews including
emergency kit check off.
Record and maintain the refrigerator and freezer temperature
Perform inventory and order VFC vaccine
Order laboratory and medical supplies
Check monthly supplies and medications for expiration and discard
As directed by the supervisor, performs other related and/or
Non-Ionizing Radiation (microwaves, sun)
Hazardous Exposure (chemical [E.G. Latex] and infectious)
Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm. Every other Saturday required.
May travel to all Unicare Community Health Center clinics to work
or attend meetings as needed.
Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and
Maintain patient confidentiality at all
Report to work on time and as
Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and
Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at
Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding
Communicate the mission, ethics and goals of the
Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality
High school diploma or GED required. Medical Assistant (MA)
Required: 1-year experience in a community health center
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of prenatal care in outpatient
Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic
Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and
commitment to corporate mission.
Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous,
fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and
solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities.
Maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures as they
relate to safe work practices.
Follow all safety procedures and report unsafe conditions.
Follow all infection control procedures including blood-borne
Ability to work with a diverse population.
Willing to work flexible hours, including evening and/or
Must have reliable transportation and valid CA driver-s license and
an insurable DMV record.
Must be self-directed and work productively with minimal
Good communication skills are necessary
Requirement: Bilingual - Fluent and literate in Spanish
Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions
Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases,
chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
Pushing and pulling objects up to 25 lbs.
Frequent wrist, hand and finger dexterity to perform fine motor
function without tremor.
Full range of body motion including twisting body, pushing,
Position requires light to moderate work with 25 lb. maximum weight
to lift and
Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects
with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing,
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