MEDICAL ASST CLINIC SPECIALTY
Company: CHI Memorial
Posted on: November 11, 2019
?Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: TN > CHATTANOOGA > BEACON HEALTH OBGYN
GUNBARRELL? Job Summary: ? Under the direction of the health care
provider, Medical Assistant II is responsible for the delivery of
patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all
patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as:
measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and
respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical
protocols. ? ? Key Responsibilities:
- Perform general patient care by following established standards
- Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
- Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to,
blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight,
drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem. May
be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and
prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Administer ordered
medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal,
ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
- May perform routine tests including but not limited to
- Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to
ensure completion of testing.
- Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of
care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
- Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain
equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly;
dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
- Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results
in the medical record as directed by the provider.
- Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the
practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
- Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as
- Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy
- Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead
or as requested by healthcare provider(s).
? Education: High school diploma or equivalent required Completion
of a Certified Medical Assistant course
Licensure/Certifications: Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant
(CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
required. Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or
current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency
required if applicable. Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care
Life Support (ACLS) required. ?Experience: 2 years Medical
Assistant experience preferred Electronic health record experience
preferred?AdditionalResponsibilities: Demonstrates a commitment to
service, organization values and professionalism through
appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. Adheres to and
exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of
awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to
one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all
that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness,
uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their
sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of
the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit,
virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain
quality. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at
all times. Adheres to organizational and department specific safety
standards and guidelines. Works collaboratively and supports
efforts of team members. Demonstrates exceptional customer service
and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents,
visitors, staff and the broader health care community.Catholic
Health Initiatives and its organizations are EqualOpportunity
Employers?NOTICEThisposition requires a criminal background check.?
Therefore, you may berequired to provide information about your
criminal history in order to beconsidered for this position.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0256652
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI Memorial
Keywords: CHI Memorial, Chattanooga , MEDICAL ASST CLINIC SPECIALTY, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee
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