Medical Assistant Outpatient Diabetes Part Time
Company: Saint Alphonsus
ID101_95735 Outpatient Diabetes
Expected Weekly Hours:
At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.
As a Medical Assistant, you will work in a team environment to promote a positive experience in patient care with compassion and kindness. You will support licensed staff and provider(s) in providing an excellent patient experience by efficiently meeting the patient's needs. You will support efficient clinic flow and communicate accurately and positively with team members. Medical Assistants work under the supervision of the physician and/or provider. Clinical oversight is provided by the RN Supervisor, Lead Nurse and/or Clinical Director of Nursing.
Job Description Details:
Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program.
MA certification from one of the following required within 90 days of hire date:
American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA)
American Medical Technologists (RMA)
National Healthcare Association (CCMA)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCMA)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.
Previous clinical experience preferred. Level II requires 2 years of experience; level III requires 5 years of experience, including 1 year as a level II in the Network.
Customer service oriented attitude/behavior.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Basic computer knowledge and ability to use applicable software as required performing the essential functions of the job.
Meet health system's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.
Provides medical assisting care to an assigned patient population under the direction of a provider, RN, or LPN.
Obtains vital signs, patient histories, verifies patient medications, etc. per provider instructions. Assists provider with diagnostic/therapeutic procedures in a safe, clean, competent manner/environment.
Maintains a clean, safe, well-stocked nursing area, including patient examination rooms.
Maintains a complete, accurate, and legible patient medical record.
Performs clerical functions including prior authorizations, referrals, laboratory/diagnostic, and referral tracking, processing insurance forms, etc.
Performs clinical procedures in accordance with training after competence has been documented and per provider's orders within Medical Assistant scope of practice.
Maintains a working knowledge of clinic office protocol/procedure.
Provides clinical telephone communication as defined by policy and per provider instructions.
Attends continuing education to maintain medical assistant clinical ladder.
Administers medication in accordance to policy.
Explain procedures to patients and family members per provider's instructions.
Aids in identifying methods of improving patient care.
Assists in emergency situations under the direction of the provider, RN, or LPN.
Observes aseptic techniques, Universal Precautions, and other regulatory mandate (e.g., OSHA, CLIA, CMS, Joint Commission).
Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and business functions of the organization, i.e. HIPAA.
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Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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