Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant II, KentuckyOne Health Float Pool in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Certified Medical Assistant II, KentuckyOne Health Float Pool

Description

Job Summary / Job Purpose

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 preforms 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

and procedures.

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 EKG’s.

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

required.

Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy

rights.

Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or

as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification

required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable.

Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or

current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if

applicable.

May require specialized training such as Non-Certified Radiologic

Technician (NCT).

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)

required.

Experience (requiredand preferred):

2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-100 E LIBERTY ST

Daily Schedule 8am

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0180003

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.