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Medical Assistant Wound Care Casual hours, not full time

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Prepares exam rooms and equipment to facilitate treatment and examination of patients by setting up instruments/equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High school diploma, General Educational development (GED) or equivalent required.
      • Medical Assistant (MA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) diploma from an accredited program.
      • Participates in mandatory in services and continuing education programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by supervisor.

    • Experience
      • Previous Medical Assistant/medical experience preferred.
      • Previous Wound experience preferred

    • License/Certifications
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
      • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification preferred.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures required.
      • Knowledge of medicine including recognizing and diagnosed diseases, deformities, and other illnesses.
      • Skill to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks.
      • Skill to proficiently type information into the computer to capture or detail information quickly.
      • Ability to provide caring patient care services when talking with patients and their family members.
      • Ability to critically listen to questions from patients and information from physicians so that you can convey the information effectively.
      • Ability to recognize problems early to help avoid bigger problems in the future.
      • Ability to problem solve during several daily activities which includes the ability to be flexible.
      • Ability to use and navigate through computer programs that contain patient information.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with physicians, staff and patients required.
      • Able to follow written and verbal instructions required.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Reaching
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
        • Standing (Floor Only)
        • Walking (Floor Only)
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Sitting (Phone Only)

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1%-33%):
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, C at Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Prepares exam rooms and equipment to facilitate treatment and examination of patients by setting up instruments/equipment and stocking supplies.
        • Prepares exam rooms and medical equipment according to provider protocol 95% of the time.
        • Rooms are turned around in a timely manner.
        • Independently manages all ordering, stocking and supplying of the clinic and exam rooms.
        • Independently manages all equipment sterilization needs for department by working with sterile processing and ensures all equipment is returned to the appropriate room/area within acceptable time.

      • Prepares patient for exam by reviewing Electronic Medical Records (EMR), completing the patient check in process, obtains information relevant to patient needs and documenting accurately in Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
        • Prepares patient for exam by following provider protocol in a timely manner.
        • Completes patient checkin process; eight, Weight, blood pressure, fall risk, pain assessment, depression risk assessment.
        • Documents thoroughly and accurately in EMR within 24 hours.

      • Provides patient care duties:
        • Prepares patient for provider exam as directed by removing bandages and cleansing wound per wound clinic established protocol.
        • Assists provider with hands on treatments such as but not limited to; positioning, lifting, or as directed by provider and within the scope of licensure.
        • Provides wound treatment or completes procedure as prescribed by provider.

      • Maintains work areas to ensure healthy environment conditions by cleaning and organizing equipment, rooms and work space:
        • Organizes and maintains all clinical care stock.
        • Organizes, cleans, restocks all exam and clinical areas independently.
        • Keeps supplies up to date and appropriately disposes any out dated materials.

      • At the direction of the provider provides patient and family education.
        • Educates at the direction of the provider and documents education and materials given.

      • Covers the front reception area as directed.
        • Serves as a back up to secretary as directed.
        • Answers phone professionally.
        • Assist with intake, scheduling and other duties as assigned.

      • Provides appropriate care specific to Age Specific Criteria.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted December 7, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2019
Requisition 9665
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist Hospital
Department Wound Care
Shift Daytime
Hours 7:30am - 4:00pm hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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