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Medical Assistant (FQHC)

Job Location

Covington, LA, USA


Starting at $14.16 an hour

Type of Job


Published Date

July 20, 2022 at 5:00:00 AM

Job Description

Full time Medical Assistant needed in Federally Qualified Health Clinic providing services to patients for medical care and behavioral health care.

Minimum Requirements

Be over 18 years of age

Possess a valid driver's license

Completion of Medical Assistant training with certificate

Prior Experience preferred

Core Competencies

-Provides primary and behavioral health care to clients of Start's Health Care Center according to scope of certification.

-Administer and monitor medications to clients of Start Health Care Center at the clinic.

-Communicate respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard.

-Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for patients.

-Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately, and participates in consultation with peers regarding high-risk situations and appropriate interventions.

-Demonstrates advanced knowledge of primary and behavioral health symptoms, diagnoses, interventions and impact.

-Maintains professional boundaries and operates within agency/ ethical guidelines.

-Knowledge of agency and community resources and referral processes.

Job Duties/Skills Required

-Provide nursing care within scope of practice that is patient centered and individualized and utilizes the nursing process of assessing, p  planning, implementing and evaluating.

-Draw and obtain laboratory specimens for appropriate testing.

-Enter information into an Electronic Health record on all client services in a timely manner.

-Ability to relate to the public, regardless of racial ethnic and economic status.

-Communicate effectively with clinic staff, patients and families


Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance, Vision insurance, Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 14 Paid Holidays per year for regular full time staff, Disability insurance, 401(k), 401(k) matching

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people who are impaired in their abilities to live and function independently.

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