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Certified Medical Assistant

Methodist Health System locationFremont, NE
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Methodist Health System locationFremont, NE
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Fremont, NE, United States

Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • The Certified Medical Assistant assists physicians in daily activities such as preparing patients for examination, phlebotomy, injections, assisting providers with entering medication, laboratory and radiology orders, scheduling diagnostic tests and making and receiving phone calls.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required.
      • Medical Assistant diploma from an accredited program is required.

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

    • Experience
      • 6 months previous medical assistant experience preferred.

    • Skills
      • 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 providers to convey information effectively.
      • Ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve problems before they occur and avoid bigger problems in the future.
      • Ability to problem solve during several daily activities which includes the ability to be flexible.
      • Ability to learn and proficiently navigate through computer programs that contain patient information.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with providers, staff and patients required.
      • Able to follow written and verbal instructions/directions required.
      • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) understanding.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • 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
          • Keyboarding/typing
          • Lifting
          • Pulling/Pushing
          • Repetitive Motions
          • Stooping/bending
          • Twisting
        • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
          • Fingering/Touching
          • Grasping
          • Hearing
          • Reaching
          • Seeing/Visual
          • Sitting (Phone Only)
          • Speaking/talking
          • Standing (Floor Only)
          • Walking (Floor Only)

    • Environmental

    • 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, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I
       

      • Joint (Floor and Phone)
        • Medical Home
          • Documents all lab, procedures, and appointments on tracking forms.
          • Completes tracking forms and follows up on missed appointments and procedures.
          • Assists Health Coaches by working patient lists and scheduling appointments as directed.

        • At the direction of the provider provides patient and family education to ensure adequate knowledge/awareness and recommends appropriate community resources as needed.
          • Educates/instructs patients according to providers direction 98% of the time.

        • Performs telephone triage to determine patient needs by recording and reporting patient condition to provider and advising patient based on provider instructions.
          • Receives and returns patient calls within 90 minutes based on medical priority 95% of the time.
          • Accurately records and reports patient's condition according to department policy 98% of the time.

        • Maintains work areas to ensure healthy environmental conditions by cleaning and organizing equipment and rooms.
          • Maintains clean and organized work area according to department/provider protocol 99% of the time.

        • Handles prescription renewals/inquiries to facilitate patient care. Discusses questions with provider and relays information to pharmacy.
          • Handles prescription refills according to department/provider protocols 99% of the time.

        • Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the “Age Specific Criteria”.
          • Completes Age Specific Quiz annually.

      • Floor
        • 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.

        • Prepares patient for provider exam by reviewing medical records, weighing patient, checking vital signs, performing medication reconciliation and obtaining information relevant to patient care.
          • Prepares patient for exam by following provider protocol and company policies 95% of the time.

        • Assists providers to facilitate patient treatment by retrieving tests and medical records and obtaining lab work as directed.
          • Obtains provider requested tests, records, and lab work 95% of the time.

        • Dispense medications at the direction of a provider to patients. Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse instruct patients and family members regarding education and treatment to ensure patients completely understand how to take the medication correctly.

        • Assists and/or performs phlebotomy with proper labeling and handling of specimens, accurately completes requisitions, and collects specimens according to standard procedures/protocols and performing and documenting quality control activities.
          • Performs above procedure according to clinic policy and procedures 95% of the time.

        • Ensures accuracy of order entry and completes appropriate documentation without error at least 98% of the time.

        • Assists providers to facilitate patient treatment by ordering and scheduling tests as directed.
          • Orders and schedules tests 95% of the time.

      • Phone
        • Answering Phone Calls
          • Answers calls according to protocol at least 98% of the time.

        • Returning Phone Messages
          • Returns phone messages according to protocol at least 98% of the time.

        • Providing Test Results
          • Provides test results according to protocol at least 98% of the time.

        • Pharmacy Refills
          • Accurately completes pharmacy request 100% of the time.

    • 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 ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.








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