Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Providers by performing medical assistance duties.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients’ growth chart
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients
Performs basic phlebotomy tasks
Preps patients for triage evaluation
Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment
Hands instruments and materials to provider as directed
Cleans and sterilizes instruments
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials
Operates electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test
Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests
Performs assigned daily and monthly duties
Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records
Retrieves Lab data from hospital and other organizations
Communicates effectively with patients via phone or other electronic means. Regarding their health care
Facilities any continuum of care specialists
Participates in morning huddles and pre visit chart prep
Obtains any consultation notes from outside specialists and submits them to medical records for filing/scanning
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
This position requires compliance with all of Alivio’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct, Joint Commission standards, all policies and procedures and Corporate Compliance requirements. Compliance will be considered as part of the regular performance evaluation.
Manages and supervises staff listed below, including hiring, training, evaluating and managing performance to meet departmental efficiency and performance measures in keeping with the Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), Personnel Policies and Procedures and prevailing employment laws as appropriate
Lead Medical Assistant
Medical provider staff
Medical records and patient service staff
OSHA Category 1 – Involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.
Technical and medical office training from accredited program, equivalent to two years of college
Certification or Licensure:
Six months of experience as a medical assistant in an outpatient setting preferred
Calculate BMI & medication dosages
Bilingual Spanish/English. Excellent written and verbal skills. Bicultural. Customer service and interpersonal communication skills needed. Organizational skills ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.