Medical Assistant (not certified)

Job ID: 17259

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Portsmouth Naval Base

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Virginia (VA)

Gross Pay: $21.00



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·        Branch health/medical clinics (BHCs) and TRICARE Prime Clinics (TPCs) associated with Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA. HCWs shall receive notification 48 hours prior to reassignment to another location within a forty (40) mile commuting radius of their assigned MTF.


·        Degree: Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

·        Education: ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

        Be a graduate from a medical assistant training program accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

        The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) of the American Medical Technologists.

        Formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces.

        Formal program approved by the MTF.

·        Experience: Possess a minimum of 1 year experience as a Medical Assistant within the last 3 years.

·        Certification: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

·        U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.

·        English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

·        HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services.


·        Proactively collaborate and integrate with members of the team, other departments, and directorates to achieve optimal care for the patients in the HOME PORT model.

·        Actively participate in Team huddles.

·        Promote effective communication with staff, patients, families and between other departments.

·        Proactively prepare for visits by reviewing upcoming provider schedules to avoid unnecessary visits with their provider and ensuring TEAM workflow.

·        Screen patients based on standard questionnaires per clinic protocol.

·        Prepare patient electronic health record (EHR) and other appropriate forms prior to patient’s appointment (i.e., physical). Prepare paperwork during EHR failure.

·        Utilize automated programs and information technology tools to facilitate the patient experience. 

·        Perform data entry for population health metrics and health promotion. It is expected the HCW will participate in updating patient data by utilizing communication and management tools (i.e., MHS Genesis, Care Point, and Secure Messaging). 

·        Assist in the orientation of new personnel as assigned.

·        Collaborate with staff and support activities to maintain a safe and orderly department environment.

·        Perform administrative functions, to include scheduling appointments and preparing correspondence to patients, as assigned.

BHC Boone Monday through Friday between 0700 and 1900.

BHC Dam Neck Monday through Friday between 0700 and 1530.

BHC NAVSTA Norfolk Monday through Friday between 0700 and 2000.

BHC Norfolk Shipyard Monday through Friday between 0645 and 1600.

BHC Chesapeake Monday through Sunday between 0700 and 1900.HOURS:

BHC Oceana Monday through Friday between 0700 and 1900.

BHC Virginia Beach Monday through Friday between 0700 and 1600.

BHC Yorktown Monday through Friday between 0700 and 1600

BHC Suffolk Monday through Sunday between 0645 and 1900.

Base Down Days:

·        During a planned closure of the facility due to training, closures before or after holidays family down days, Employee will only be compensated for the actual hours worked. If the clinic is closed and employee is not able to work, employee will be required to use leave or take LWOP (without penalty). 


Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

LUKE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration from employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.


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