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Medical Assistant - Full Time Days - Immanuel Pathways Omaha

Immanuel Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Purpose of the Job: Performs ancillary healthcare services for clinic participants following established standards and procedures and as directed by medical staff. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

70% Participant Care

  • Performs/directs patient care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, accurate documentation and timely patient flow.
  • Ensures participant is appropriately prepared for care encounter.  Prepares/obtains medical records and other information/documentation pertinent to participant encounter.
  • Assists healthcare providers with exams, treatments, procedures and testing as directed; ensuring that appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to treatment.
  • Performs phlebotomy, lab procedures and communicates results to the participant as ordered by the nursing staff.
  • Schedules and provides participant instruction(s) for tests, treatments and hospital admissions, following correct insurance protocol.  (Ie. Pre-certification, referrals, chart documentation, etc.)
  • Accurately performs basic calculations for appropriate dose, safely prepares and provides prescribed medications, as ordered by the doctor or nurse practitioner, in accordance with organizational policy and procedures.
  • Performs related functions:
    • prepares rooms for daily participant care
    • sterilizes and restocks instruments
    • cleans and resets rooms between participants
    • orders medications and supplies
    • helps orient new employees to clinic through explanation of procedures
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude and approach with participants, families, and all others while ensuring confidentiality of participant and organizational information.    

15% Compliance

  • Maintains compliance with established departmental and organizational policies, procedures and objectives
  • Follows all Immanuel Pathways policies and Procedures and OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by Immanuel Pathways-PACE and department.
  • Demonstrates work practices consistent with Immanuel Pathways-PACE and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.
  • Authorized to make entries in the medical record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any applicable licensure. 

10% Administration

  • Provides participant and family education pertaining to healthcare management, disease process, treatment, test(s), medication and follow-up under direct supervision the Clinic Manager, Primary Care Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or the R.N. Maintain/update patient education materials and consent forms.
  • Receives, prioritizes, documents and responds to incoming calls as appropriate.
  • Responsible for additional projects and/or special assignments, serves on committee/task force as assigned.
  • May be required to perform clerical and reception duties for participants, physicians/providers and staff following established standards and procedures.

5% Other

  • Perform other duties as required or requested
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in clinic meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs.
  • Maintains and promotes a professional attitude by providing safe and effective support and assistance to co-workers in the delivery of participant care.
  • Maintains required certifications up to date.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education-

  • Requires successful completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program/School.
  • Nebraska:  Current Medication Aide 40- Hour on the Medication Aide Registry is required.

The successful candidate must obtain certification or registration within 24 months of hire with one (1) of the following:

  • CMA:  requires active certification as a Certified Medical Assistant by AAMA or a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing, or
  • RMA:  requires active registration as a Registered Medical Assistant by AMT

Experience-

  • Completion of externship requirements as required by graduating school.
  • One (1) year of ancillary healthcare experience.
  • One (1) year experience working with the frail or elderly population is required.

Other Requirements-

  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Skills i.e. Health Care Level Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); Automated External Defibrillator (AED); First Aide (FA).
  • Be legally authorized (currently licensed or if applicable, certified or registered) to practice the job’s functions and actions in the respective state in which he/she is employed.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-.

  • Knowledge of medical assistant theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments.
  • Knowledge of medical codes.
  • Knowledge of the various disciplines to assess the needs of the elderly population.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clinic management and nursing staff, participants, and co-workers.
  • Skilled in using time and resources efficiently and wisely.
  • Ability to provide compassionate, empathetic patient care.
  • Ability to react calmly and  professionally in emergency and or stressful situations.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer processes to daily operations.
  • Ability to chart via Electronic Health Records
  • Proven experience and basic computer proficiency (internet, email, Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to apply all knowledge and skill requirements

Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Date Closes November 30, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 31-9092.00 Medical Assistants
Zipcode 68152
Name Traci Soliz
Address 1044 N 115th Street, Suite 500
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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