Clinic Medical Assistant - Certified Medical Assistant

Caldwell Medical Center - Princeton, KY 42445
April 27, 2021
Clinic Medical Assistant – Certified Medical Assistant
Caldwell Medical Center
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Princeton, KY 42445
Caldwell Medical Center
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Job details
Job Type
Full-time
Number of hires for this role
2 to 4
Qualifications
• • BLS Certification (Required)
• Certified Medical Assistant (Required)
• CPR Certification (Required)
• High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Full Job Description POSITION SUMMARY:
· Assisting patients in all aspects of their care.
· Performs certain nursing procedures under the supervision of the Supervisor or Physician (i.e. recording of vital signs, weight and height, giving injections and drawing of blood).
· Also performs testing for the following: Breath Alcohol, Drug Screens and audiograms.
· Works closely with physicians, office staff, patients, families and visitors.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. COMMUNICATION
A. Communicates effectively with patients, staff, insurance companies, pharmacies and suppliers.
B. Visible to all patients in waiting area while calling patients to exam room.
C. Voice tone is professional and courteous at all times.
D. Identifies self by name and department when answering the phone.
E. Notifies patients of office delays and check on patients in exam rooms during office delays.
2. CONFIDENTIALLY
A. Maintains all patient information with strict confidentially.
B. Conducts all verbal communication regarding patient care in a private area
C. All chart lists are maintained (covered or turned) so that patient information can’t be read.
D. Information on charts not exposed to public view.
E. Appropriately disposes of all confidential patient information.
F. Demonstrates ability to accurately convey explanations as necessary of lab and x-ray preparation.
3. Patient Care Functions
A. Accurately records vital signs.
B. Obtains adult blood pressure and pulse on each visit.
C. Obtains weight and records at each visit.
D. Obtain height and BMI yearly and records.
E. Obtains and records pain scale at each visit.
F. Collects, labels and routes specimens.
G. All allergies are verified on the front of the chart at each visit.
H. Records patient notes in medical record according to protocol.
I. Reviews charge tickets to assure accuracy and completeness and place tickets in appropriate area.
J. Accurately completes requests for procedures such as Lab, X-ray, MRI, etc.
M. Maintains up to date BLS certificate.
O. Cross-trains in other departments as time permits.
P. Certified to perform Audiograms (must pass recertification every six years) and completes audiometric forms adhering to guidelines established by the Occupational Hearing Conservationist Program.
Q. Performs drug screens, completes chain of custody and service requisition paperwork.
R. Performs venipuncture and processes lab specimens for transport.
MINIMUM EDUCATION
High School Diploma or GED
Certified Medical Assistant
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
Prefer 6 to 12 months of related experience
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Retirement plan
• Vision insurance
Schedule:
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
Education:
• High school or equivalent (Preferred)
License/Certification:
• BLS Certification (Required)
• Certified Medical Assistant (Required)
• CPR Certification (Required)
Work Location:
• One location
Work Remotely:
• No