Medical Assistant – CMA / MA

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26698062 SCHEDULE NOTES: 8 x 5 M-F DUTIES: Under the direction of a health care provider the Medical Assistant will assist in providing care to patients while promoting safety and wellbeing for the population served. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.
The Medical Assistant adheres to all applicable state and federal laws regulatory agencies and quality performance guidelines.

Performs general administrative and patient care tasks in accordance with the Scope of Practice and other established policies and procedures.
2. Possesses the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi- disciplinary care team.
3. Greets and prepare patients for the health care provider while maintaining a positive and caring attitude.
4. Attentive to patients needs coordinates care administers care and documents appropriately.
5. Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights by observing HIPAA regulations
6. Obtain and record patient information vital signs height weight allergies current medications medical history and chief complaint etc.
7. Demonstrates knowledge of examination diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
8. May be required to draw and collect blood samples and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
9. Per Provider request may perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGs hearing and vision screens.
10. Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follow up as appropriate to ensure completion of testing.
11. Communicates test results to patients and establish plan of care by phone or mail as directed by the Provider.
12. Documents patient plan(s) of care tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
13. Prepares clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment stock patient exam rooms while maintaining cleanliness and organization and dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
14. Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral injection topical rectal ophthalmic and/or inhalant administration.
15. Escalates non-routine issues questions and/or concerns to the practice manager and/or healthcare provider(s).
16. Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
17. Demonstrates sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
18. Promotes mission vision and values of SCL Health and abides by service behavior standards.
19. Performs other duties as assigned. Skills: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge skills minimum education training licensure experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required. 2. Able to understand and apply information policies procedures and skills required by the position. 3. Possess knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations. 4. Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in providing safe quality patient care. 5. Knowledge of examination diagnostic and treatment procedures as well as medical equipment and instruments used in administering patient care. 6. Proficiency utilizing various computer software programs ie: Microsoft Office Suite Electronic Health Records as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position. Education: Required: High school diploma or equivalent Graduated from an accredited program and/or be a certified Medical Assistant Required: Current AHA BLS Certification Required: Three (3) months previous experience within a healthcare setting is required. Ability to successfully function in a fast paced service oriented environment Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy is required. Preferred: One (1) year Medical Assistant experience is preferred. Languages: Assamese Read Write Speak Certifications & Licenses: BLS CMA EKG HIPAA Medical Assistant Proficiency utilizing various computer software programs ie Successful completion of an Accredited National Certification Exam for Certified Medical medical terminology Attachments: p p spacer p p pcollapse Skills and Experience p p p Skills: Required EKGPATIENT CAREMICROSOFT OFFICELABORATORYCMA Additional HIPAACLERICALELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDSOFFICE MEDICAL Languages: Assamese( Speak Read Write ) Minimum Degree Required: Completed High School (Diploma or GED)