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Medical Assistant

Job Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1

Westside Family Health Center (WFHC) is a nonprofit community clinic dedicated to providing high-quality, low-cost healthcare to more than 13,000 women, men and children.  Founded in 1974, WFHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center with 50+ employees and volunteers.  We’re currently seeking a Community Healthworker/Medical Assistant to join our team, so if you have a passion for healthcare and want to make a difference in the community, Westside Family Health Center could be the opportunity you’re looking for. Please visit our website at for additional information on WFHC. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • In this role, your major functions include participating in total patient care, assisting with preparing patients for examinations, procedures and minor surgeries, administering and recording medications, drawing and processing labs, acting as a patient liaison, and stocking and maintaining exam and procedure rooms
  • Ability to utilize the EMR (eClinicalWorks) to process the patient through the visit including but not limited to: arrive/room patients, accurately take and record vital signs, record necessary data elements as outlined in scope of work, obtain lab results and patient reports, facilitate prescriptions as outlined in scope of work, ensure correct electronic charting procedures, facilitate consent process using electronic program, facilitate follow-up appointment scheduling, provide patient with completed After Visit Summary
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision
  • CPR certification is required
  • Medical Assistant Certification or Diploma is required
  • Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications
  • Ability to perform venipuncture with skill, adhering to all OSHA PPE safety requirements
  • Ability to obtain accurate vital signs
  • Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG
  • Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow
  • Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with any procedures such as, but not limited to audiometry, spirometry, O2 saturation levels, ear lavage
  • Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments
  • Minimum of one year experience as medical assistant in medical facility
Education High school diploma. Medical Assistant Certification or Diploma.
Salary and Benefits Full range of insurance benefits including a 403(b) plan.

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter by email to [email protected]. Reference “Medical Assistant” in subject line.