Medical Assistant

Position Description

The Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled health professional (MSHP) who works interdependently with other health care professionals to provide quality health care to the patient using a Patient-Centered Medical Home model.  The Medical Assistant is educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical duties in the health care environment, serving patients and families throughout their lifespan from infants to adults. Administrative duties include, but are not limited to, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, processing referrals, and collecting payments. Clinical duties include, but are not limited to, measuring and recording vital signs and medical histories in the electronic medical record, preparing patients for examinations, administering medications and immunizations as directed by physicians, performing phlebotomy, and using CPR skills when required.

Requirements

High School Diploma is required. Associate of Science Degree from an accredited college or university and at least one (1) year experience preferred.  Must have Certification as a medical assistant and successfully pass a criminal background check.  Experience in Family Practice preferred.  New graduates with externship experience in Family Practice may be considered.

Whitefoord, Inc.
Attention: Darcy A. Gordon
1353 George W. Brumley Way, SE
Atlanta, GA 30317-1743
404-522-5100 (fax)
dgordon@whitefoord.org

Lead Teacher

Position Description

The Lead Teacher is responsible for the day-to-day planning and implementation of the program’s prescribed curriculum in creative and developmentally appropriate ways. She/He is responsible for ensuring that a classroom management system is developed and used that is positive and redirective in daily practice. The Lead Teacher is responsible for the daily supervision of the classroom’s Assistant Teachers as well as any Substitute Teachers, Interns, or Volunteers assigned to the classroom. The Lead Teacher is the program’s primary contact person with a child’s parent(s) or legal guardian regarding the child’s cognitive and social/emotional development, behavior and/or other specific needs.  The Lead Teacher works under the supervision of the program’s Director.

The Lead Teacher will develop upon their practicum experience to hands-on interaction and build upon a solid foundation of caring and learning within a prepared environment.

Requirements

Minimum of Bachelors of Arts degree in Early Childhood or related field.  Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Whitefoord, Inc.
Attention: Darcy A. Gordon
1353 George W. Brumley Way, SE
Atlanta, GA 30317-1743
404-522-5100 (fax)
dgordon@whitefoord.org