Medical Assistant

Columbus, OH 43203

Posted: 04/08/2022 Industry: Medical Job Number: 531883

Job Description


Seeking Medical Assistant to provide direct patient care, and perform specialized medical procedures of a routine nature, as dictated by clinical protocol. Assists medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients.

 

Monday-Friday

8am-5pm

No Weekends or Holidays

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

        Must have current BLS Certification

        Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

        Medical Assistant Certification Preferred

        You must have a minimum of a HS Diploma or equivalent along with at least one of the following:

         A diploma from a Medical Assistant Program

         Minimum of 1 year of medical assisting experience

         Equivalent of 1 year combined relevant medical assisting experience and education

         Military Medic training, or EMT-P (Paramedic) training

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

        Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards

        Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control

        Ability to prepare and process laboratory samples using established protocols

        Demonstrative effectiveness in conveying information both in writing and verbally

        High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations

        Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

        Reviews and updates patient charts, rooms patients, obtains and records patient vital signs, and medical history, and assesses reasons for patient visits.

        Within scope of practice, performs tasks related to medication administration and documentation.

        Completes point of care testing (POCT) as ordered by the provider and documents the outcome in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

        Provides basic patient care and treatments, such as dressing wounds, suture removal, phlebotomy, venipuncture, etc. Records and reports observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the patients' conditions.

        Sets up equipment and prepares exam rooms for patient visits. Maintains patient areas and working spaces in a clean, neat and orderly manner. Responsible for cleaning and turning over rooms as directed. Monitors use of supplies/medications, restocks as necessary, and communicates to assigned personnel when supplies need to be ordered.

        Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established parameters.

        Assists doctors, PA s and nurses, with examinations, treatments, special tests, and procedures. May provide after visit summary and other related care documents.

        Sterilizes equipment, instruments and medical areas using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave as directed.

        Assists in quality control efforts for medications, supplies, etc. Including but not limited to medication refrigeration.

        Assists with check-in/-out functions, scheduling, patient referrals and follow-ups, and other clerical duties as assigned.

        Must successfully complete Ambulatory Skills Orientation upon hire and annually thereafter. Works with clinical preceptor to enhance training and improve any skill deficiency.

        Ability to perform functions using job-related software and systems.

        Travel may be required to accommodate staffing levels at other clinical facilities.

        Attendance, promptness, professionalism, the ability to pay attention to detail, cooperativeness with co-workers and supervisors, and politeness to customers, vendors, and patients.

        Other duties or special projects as assigned.

 

 

At Acloch , we care about our associates well-being on the job and off, which is why we offer the following benefits:

 

        Medical

        Dental

        Vision

        Individual Retirement Plan (IRA)

        Education Savings Plan

        Pet Insurance

        Legal Assistance

        Prescription Discounts

        Verizon Wireless Discount

        Weekly pay with direct deposit and pay card

 
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