This position encompasses the role of per diem clinic Medical Assistant. As a member of the health care team, the incumbent serves as a medical assistant performing clinical, back office duties, within the medical assistant scope of practice, for ambulatory patients and in emergency situations. The incumbent in this position adheres to all applicable corporate policies and protocols.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
§ Deliver competent, age-specific care to patients in an ambulatory, primary care setting, including performance of treatments/procedures, performance of waived testing procedures, and participation in patient education activities.
§ Exhibit a professional manner by communicating effectively with fellow employees, providers, and patients/families, while maintaining confidentiality regarding personnel issues.
§ Contribute to efficient and effective patient flow during daily operation by:
Þ Maintaining current knowledge of front-desk procedure to expedite scheduling of patients and completion of appropriate paperwork.
Þ Participating, within the scope of Medical Assistant practice, in visit planning activities to improve health maintenance compliance and customer satisfaction.
Þ Preparing patient and equipment/supplies for various procedures.
§ Demonstrate expertise in patient screening activities and skillful use of medical equipment, including:
Þ Accurate, timely documentation of screening test results.
Þ Prompt notification of the RN and provider in the instance of abnormal results of screening procedures.
Þ Performance of appropriate equipment maintenance and prompt reporting of equipment malfunction.
§ Use patient related computer applications appropriately.
§ Under supervision by a physician, and within the Medical Assistant scope of practice, performs and documents minor treatment and procedures (i.e. ear irritations, foot care, procedures involving personal hygiene).
§ Participants in effective and efficient use of resources by monitoring supply and material inventories, and following proper procedures to reorder and restock as directed by the Site Manager.
§ Assist in maintaining accurate tracking logs and systems for patient care health maintenance issues.
§ Attend required meetings and training sessions, and participate in organizational performance improvement activities.
§ Refer to the Ambulatory Care Nursing Manual, Program Administration Manual, and other established guidelines and protocols as necessary to comply with this organization’s standards of performance.
§ Participate in clinic related health events in the communities served by the corporation.
§ Other duties as assigned by the Site Manager or Director of Nursing/Outreach.
§ This position requires working evenings and on weekends, if needed.
Education/Experience: High School graduate or equivalent.
Must have graduated or successfully completed a certificate
program for medical assistants and must have worked one year as a Medical Assistant. Current CPR certification.
Ability to: Work a variable schedule to meet client and Program needs.
Must be able to work with the Indian Community, and be
sensitive to the Indian culture and its needs.
There is frequent exposure to contagious disease.
Walking and standing are frequent for long periods of time.
Some sitting and lifting are required.
The incumbent will be required to assist patients who are frail or handicapped.
Since our beginning in 1968, the fundamental purpose of our mission has remained intact:
RSBCIHI is to provide culturally sensitive healthcare, respect, and abide by the traditional customs of our Indian Communities, and promote wellness and provide early intervention to achieve healthy lifestyles. The Board of Directors and Staff working hand-in-hand with the Indian communities will create a healthy environment to achieve this mission.
Our vision is to share the values and traditions, strengthen the body, promote peace of mind, and empower dreams to all those who pass through our doors. Together, we can build a healthier way of life for a better tomorrow.
The staff is made up of dedicated individuals with our patients health care as our only purpose. We encourage our patients to become an active participant of our health care services as we work together to raise quality of health care to the highest standards possible. Our commitment begins with our patients; our responsibility never ends.
Role: Medical Assistant
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