Medical Assistant

Application deadline:

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 3:39pm

Company: 

Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness

Description: 

SUMMARY

The purpose of this position is to provide clinical and administrative support services in the ambulatory care setting.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

Apply correct and up-to-date pharmacological principles in administering medication and perform venipuncture and administer immunizations for adults and pediatric populations.

 

Perform basic patient care with consideration for age and developmental stage needs.

 

Prepare for the initial care of the patients by rooming patients, taking vital signs (height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, respirations) and completing patient history.

 

Complete waive testing and specimen collections as required.

 

Respond to internal and external customer needs in a positive manner (smile and greet, positive demeanor), exceeding their needs and expectations in order to provide the highest quality service and ensure the best possible outcomes.

 

Review and prep medical chart and quality measure requirements in preparation of patient visit.

 

Perform daily set up of examination rooms, including checking for cleanliness, stocking of supplies and review for Joint Commission compliance.

 

Screen patients without appointments and present medical information to the RN Health Administrator and/or Provider.

 

Respond to patient, pharmacy, hospital and physician inquiries by telephone, fax and email.

 

Assist with scheduling patient appointments as necessary.

 

Completes all assigned administrative/phone messages, and patient case tasks within the electronic record system by the close of business.

Practice standard universal precautions, including proper hand washing technique, in caring for the patient as well as in administering medications and performing or assisting with procedures.

 

Complete all Core Curriculum training(s) required for this position.

 

Attend any additional training identified by program management as necessary for the job.

 

Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty, responsibilities, essential functions and key competencies satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Completion of a Medical Assistant program (diploma or certificate) and/or registered/certified medical assistant who has passed the AMT Certification exam.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited health information exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT: 

Ability to understand and demonstrate Aunt Martha's 5-step Performance Improvement process, utilizing the methodology Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA).

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Ability to use technical skills and apply knowledge necessary for this position.

 

QUALITY:

Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while performing the duties of this position.

 

SAFETY AND INFECTION CONTROL:

Be knowledgeable about and follow Aunt Martha's safety policies and procedures.

 

AGE-SPECIFIC CARE

The client population cared for by the employee in this job includes the following:

 

All age groups served

 

SPECIFIC GROUP SERVED

The client population cared for by the employee in this job includes the following:        

 

All populations served

 

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to work late evening hours

Ability to work some weekend hours

Ability to work some holidays

Ability to travel to and work at other clinics as needed

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

The noise level in the work environment varies from moderate to loud.  Frequent exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.

 

 

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Other

Shift: 

1st

Benefits: 

Health, Dental, Life