Cert Med Assist-60321-PRN-OBP
Company: St. Francis Hospital
Posted on: June 12, 2021
St Francis Hospital
Assist with moderately complex patient care throughout one or
more physician practices; responsible for the safe transport of
patients, dispatch services, and appropriate documentation of
services. Collect data and transpose information into patient
chart. Render limited direct patient care; instruct patients and
family members on the care requirements as directed by the
attending physician or advanced practice clinician.
Prepare patient for examination, procedure, test, and
consultation; provide efficient and effective care under the
guidance of a physician.
Assist patients and visitors as requested; ensure
questions/concerns are addressed appropriately; receive and report
Conduct patient assessments and measure vitals (i.e., record
temperature, blood pressure, and pulse) and provide patient
information to physician; draw and collect blood samples; prepare
specimens for laboratory analysis.
Apply and remove wound care dressings using aseptic techniques
under the direction of a physician or advanced practice
Transport patients safely as requested or required.
Aide in patient education and reinforce care practices with
Call in verbal pharmacy orders.
Chart patient activities appropriately; ensure all applicable
occurrences and information are documented; complete all applicable
Provide signed surgery/testing orders; follow-up on results and
Maintain a clean and well stocked clinical area; maintain
patient files, medical records, etc. according to established
Monitor and maintain the medical & drug supply closet.
Monitor the surgery/test schedule; notify the appropriate staff;
ensure schedule changes are communicated appropriately.
Prepare patient charts, clinical instruments; patient room, and
injections at the direction of the physician.
May conduct limited x-ray exams; review x-ray and provide to
physician for interpretation.
May serve as the first point of contact in the Physician Office;
greet patients and guest; direct calls and answer basic
Other duties as assigned or required.
High School diploma or completion of GED equivalent, and
completion of a medical assisting program accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP) or by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Minimum Work Experience
Six (6) months of Medical Assistant (MA) or similar experience
in a physician office setting.
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
Strong knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Working knowledge of general office equipment (i.e., copy
machine, fax, 10-key calculator, etc.).
General knowledge of the Health Information Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Strong customer service skills and the ability to maintain a
positive and professional attitude with patients and guest.
Basic computer skills and the ability to operate simple to
moderately complex software platforms.
Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to
Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate
effectively with persons of varying personality types.
Organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
Problem solving skills and the ability plan and prioritize
Ability to be detail oriented and accurately document details
Ability to maneuver, lift, push, and/or carry patients and/or
equipment with limited aide.
Ability to work effectively in a clinical setting with medical
Ability to manage change effectively.
Ability to demonstrate and maintain a compassionate attitude
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