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Medical Assistant (M-F Daytime Hours)

Company: Primary Health Solutions
Location: Middletown
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Primary Health Solutions (PHS) is recruiting for a Medical Assistant (MA) to provide clinical support to our Behavioral Health Team. $1,500 Sign-On Bonus + Additional Retention Bonus by Dec 31, 2022Monday-Friday Daytime HoursSUMMARY:Assists in the examination and treatment of patients under a Provider's direction by performing the following duties.PATIENT CARE:Assists patients by answering routine questions, resolving minor difficulties and giving directions to patients as authorized by the Provider.Documents all patient communication in patient charts to include any Provider directed instructions.Supports the patient through the education and information on community resources, such as classes, support groups and pharmacy assistance programs.Provides education and support to patients and families as directed by the Provider.Assists patients in basic self-management goal setting. Applies basic active listening and behavior modification principles in goal discussions with patients.Makes appointments as needed and directed by the Provider.CLINICAL:As directed by the Provider, assists with routine office examinations and procedures that may include administering injections, medications, vaccinations and blood draws.Documents all procedures in the patient's chart.Documents all patient interaction, tracks and attaches laboratory and diagnostic testresults to patient charts; communicates results and orders to patients as directed by the Provider.Serves as a liaison to pharmacies (Ex. In regards to new and refill prescriptions and follows up with patients as needed).Participates in both patient and practice level meetings.Assists with patient/population communications such as calls or letters to remind of needed preventive or chronic care steps.OPERATIONS:Prepares, cleans and sterilizes equipment and exam rooms as established by standard safety and clinical protocols.Properly handles the disposal of infectious/hazardous waste, according to OSHA guidelines.Inventories and requests supplies.Actively participates in quality improvement activities such as meetings, PDSA, pilots, data collection, evaluation of practice or location performance metrics, etc.Support a shared goal model in order to achieve high-quality care that is patient and family centeredParticipates in scheduled pre-visit planning/huddle processFacilitates coordination of care following hospital, ER utilization or follow up from specialty providersMay participate in team meetings and quality improvement activities as necessarySUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:No direct reports.

Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/orability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:High School diploma or equivalent and graduation from an accredited program for MedicalAssistants. MA Registration or Certification preferred.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenanceinstructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.Job Descriptions ManualREASONING ABILITY:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situationswhere only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnishedin written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.COMPUTER SKILLS:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to gain knowledge ofcurrent practice management system, electronic medical record, Microsoft Word, text paging,Internet, and Intranet.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:CPR certification required. Certified or Registered Medical Assistant preferred.OTHER SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:Ability to speak Spanish desirable. Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment roomprocedures. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Skillin taking vital signs. Skill in maintaining records and recording test results. Skill with geriatricpatients and patients in lower socio-economic sectors of the community.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; usehands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee isoccasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly liftand /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Whileperforming the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborneparticles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The noise level in the workenvironment is usually moderate.PI180781481

Keywords: Primary Health Solutions, Middletown , Medical Assistant (M-F Daytime Hours), Healthcare , Middletown, Ohio

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