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Medical Assistant Eye Care Center

Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.

This Medical Assistant assists the Optometry Director and rotating Optometry Students in providing care to patients ages 6 with eye services..  Under the guidance of the Chief Medical Officer, or his/her designee, the Medical Assistant may perform lab functions as outlined in the Laboratory Policies & Procedures as well as assist providers with client care.

Medical assistant Core Duties:

1.Patient set up and room patient within time expectation
2.Vital signs, weights, blood pressures, pulse every visit if cough or shortness of breath, respiratory rate and pulse ox temps, heart rates and respiration’s at all sick visits disease process specifics as needed i.e... pulse Ox, EKG if chest pain &  heights
3.Review allergies
4.Identify medication refills, pulling and logging out meds.
5.Check assessment and plan from last visit\write in the chief complaint
6.Undress the area to be examined i.e.… remove shoes and socks of diabetic patient; remove shirt and bra for breast exam.
7.WCC: ask questions on forms following vital signs screen; BP at age 3 yrs old
8.Chart weight, height and head circumference on graph and mark percentages in logician
9.Check to see if vision and hearing screens are needed (based on age)at least once prior to school age
10.Set up next appointment according to routine schedules
11.Prenatal:  monthly until 28 weeks, 2 weeks until 36 and then weekly
12.WCC:  at 1,2,4,6,9,12,15,18 and 24 months then yearly
13.Order and print lab work

1) Send normal letters, No-show calls/letters and scheduling within 2 days of receiving1.Update Med lists
2.Update problem lists
3)Stock rooms monthly or as needed
4)Wrap and sterilize instruments at scheduled time
A)   Review and know name of instruments
5) Phone expectations1.Begin phone notes for each call
2.Desktop assistance- call backs, making appointments, assist with forms
3.Call medications into pharmacy

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Date Added: May 21, 2020

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