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Medical Assistant-LGMD-Full Time in Lafayette, LA at Lafayette General Health

at Lafayette General Health

Posted: 9/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3N3B36JQ408BMCPFDB
Keywords: office, secretary

Job Description

Job Description

Location: LGMD Neuroscience Center of Acadiana
Employment Status: FT 


SUMMARY:

This position interacts with patients in a professional and caring manor. Is responsible for patient flow and also helping out in front reception

area.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

? In absence of the RN and/or when volume dictates, Initiates patient contact and prepares the patient by completing vital signs, a brief

history and preliminary physical assessment.

? Assists the physician, NP and/or RN in patient examination, evaluation, and other clinical procedures as needed.

? Performs specimen collection, veni-punctures for lab tests, and daily quality checks, EKG’s.

? Initiates and assist physicians with emergent situations and administering Basic Life Support.

? Gives injections to patients.

? Maintains office supplies and clinical supplies at Par levels.

? Maintains office equipment and sanitization of equipment according to state and federal guidelines.

? Cleans exam room after each patient and prepares room for the next patient.

? Maintains patients’ medical record and ensures proper documentation of examination, evaluation, treatments and follow-up visits.

? Maintains proficiency in utilizing electronic medical records through proper scanning, documentation, and scheduling.

? Ensures that all lab and x-ray reports are reviewed and initialed by DR/NP and filed.

? Performs patient discharge teachings and ensures that all patient fully comprehend discharge and follow-up instructions.

? Assist with scheduling of ancillary services as needed.

? Assists nurse and secretary with answering phones, scheduling patients in system, and returning patient phone calls.

? Performs patient discharge teachings and ensures that patient fully comprehends discharge and follow-up instructions.

? Ensures patient confidentiality and privacy.

? Promotes a supportive, positive environment for both staff and patients.

? Ensures that all abnormal ancillary services are followed up appropriately.

? Communicates any problems or organizational concerns to Doctor/Nurse Practitioner.

? Assists with other duties as needed.


EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

A. High School Graduate or Equivalent required.

B. Completion of an accredited medical assistant course with certificate of completion OR Certified Medical Assistant OR

Certified Paramedic required.

C. BSN preferred.

D. 2 years health care experience preferred.

E. Excellent computer skills required.

F. CPR is required.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

? Computer


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

? Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift

of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis

? May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from

various hospital areas