Rolling Hills Clinic
Location: Red Bluff, CA | Corning, CA
Full-Time with Benefits
Native Preference in hiring is given to qualified enrolled members of Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians and Native Americans in accordance with the Band’s Preference Policy, Chapter 1-715 of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Tribal Policies). Applicants claiming Indian Preference must submit verification of Indian certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.
The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) performs basic administrative, clerical (front office) tasks and
routine medical (back office) tasks and procedures under direct supervision of a licensed physician or
designated mid-level providers in the medical office. The CMA will assist the medical providers and
may perform within the scope of practice of a medical assistant to include: placing patients in exam
rooms, collect and record patient data including medications, height, weight and vital signs, pain
rating, fall risk, prepare patients for clinician evaluation, apply and remove dressings, give injections,
and other similar procedures.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist with the initial admission of patients to the clinic, going over medical records request
with patient and assisting provider by gathering health information (personal medical history,
personal social history, family history, medications and allergies) for the provider.
- Take routine vital signs of patients, including temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure
and pulse oximetry.
- Facilitate medication refills (phoning prescriptions or by electronic submission) to pharmacies
after provider has reviewed and approved them.
- Assist providers with paperwork; lab requisitions, orders (radiological exams and procedures
performed outside of the clinic) as well as paperwork related to referrals (i.e. Specialty
Consultations, home health, physical therapy, etc.)
- Performing routine lab tests in clinic setting consistent with training and clinical policies (i.e.
urine dipstick, urine pregnancy, urine microalbumin and creatinine, finger-stick blood glucose,
rapid strep, rapid influenza A +B, finger-stick hemoglobin and document results of testing in
the patient chart.
- Performing skin tests (tuberculin) but may not interpret results.
- Administer injections, immunizations and oral medications by mouth as ordered by the
provider and document appropriately in the patient chart.
- Performing visual acuities, hearing screening (using audiometer), spirometry testing with and
without breathing treatments, EKG and nebulizer treatments as directed by a provider.
- Preparing patients for examination or procedures including positioning, draping, shaving and
disinfecting treatment sites.
- Collecting and labeling specimens for outside laboratories, including but not limited to urine
specimens and swab cultures.
- Organize and set up appropriate procedural trays for providers.
- Obtaining consents for procedures including patient sign consent form.
- Assisting provider with procedures, minor surgeries, including but not limited to vasectomies,
biopsies, sutures, pap smears, pelvic exams and ear lavage.
- Assist in removing sutures or staples from superficial wounds as directed by a provider.
- Assist in removing casts, splints, and other external devices as directed by a provider and
within their scope of practice.
- Work with pediatrics, CHDP, VFC (maintain VFC records for minimum of 3 years).
- Applying/ changing basic dressings (Basic or simple dressings only include the application of
ointment, telfa, 4x4s and cotton wrap to minor wounds and changing old dressing only after the
provider has made an assessment).
- Coordinating and scheduling appointments for patient flow and follow-up as well as monitoring
daily schedule for potential facilitation of urgent and walk-in care, as needed.
- Review provider instructions with patients regarding home care and return visits.
- Taking and documenting messages or documenting patient complaints only – not triaging.
(Triaging is the screening and classification of ill or injured patients in order to determine their
- Daily Point of Care Testing for Quality Care and documentation in appropriate POCT logs.
- Documenting and maintaining the Inventory/outdate logs for clinic supplies, lab supplies, and
emergency response cart. Performing (monthly) checks for outdates, stocking and
reconciliation of inventory.
- Documenting and maintaining the Inventory/ outdate and patient given logs for
medication/injectable, private and VFC vaccines. Performing (monthly) checks for outdates,
stocking and reconciliation of inventory.
- Documenting and maintaining the Inventory/ outdate and patient given logs for sample storage
- Checking biohazard waste/sharps containers (Weekly or when needed) for disposal,
Documenting and maintaining the Biohazard/sharps log.
- Administering oxygen therapies per mask or nasal cannula as prescribed/directed by a provider.
- Administering prescribed drops to nose, eye and ear as directed by a provider.
- Applying antibiotic ointment to the inside of the lower eyelid as directed by a provider.
- Employee Safety: Safely performs all duties; follows required protective protocols to ensure
personal safety as well the safety of others.
- Safety: Responsible for ensuring that all duties, responsibilities and operations are performed
with the utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved, including themselves.
- Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
- A High school diploma or equivalent.
- A certificate of completion from an accredited Medical Assistant training program required.
- A State Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
- Previous experience working as a Medical Assistant and within a community clinic is strongly
- Current BLS CPR certification.
- Valid California driver’s license and proof of personal liability automobile insurance as
required by California state law with clean driving record.
- Must have strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
- Must be able to work well with others or alone, under minimal supervision.
- Must be able to work well under pressure and strict deadlines.
- Must have up to date and documented Immunizations; Proof of HBV, MMR, VZV (or disease),
current TB skin test status is required.
- Demonstrate clear knowledge of Rolling Hills Clinic structure, standards, procedures and
- Must have ability to relate and communicate effectively with community interest groups,
agencies, and medical facilities that serve the American Indian Community.
• Monday-Friday-occasional Saturday as required
COVID RAPID TEST REQUIREMENT
To protect the welfare and safety of clients receiving services at Rolling Hills Clinic, you will be
required to obtain a COVID Rapid Test onsite prior to date of hire
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee frequently is required to stand,
walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Prolong periods of sitting
a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Push patient weight in
wheelchair. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is performed in a health clinic setting. The noise level in the work environment
is usually low to moderate. Will work with blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
This job routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, and fax
machines. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please be advised a post job offer, pre-employment Drug Testing,
Physical and TB test are required as a condition of employment. Additionally, you may be asked to get
a Department of Justice Fingerprinting clearance as a contingency for an offer of employment.
Criminal clearances are obtained to protect the welfare and safety of clients receiving services at
Rolling Hills Clinic.
How To Apply: Visit rhclinic.org/employment to apply for this position.