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Medical Assistant - FT Days - IMED and Pediatrics

Company: Integris Health
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Medical Assistant

Job Code: 2316

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care by taking vitals, patient history, venipuncture, lab, x-ray, referrals, and patient phone messages as directed by the provider and/or clinical supervisor. This position requires population specific competencies. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

Essential Functions:

The Medical Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Gathers and documents information about patient condition, which include lab values, pain levels, patient education needs, nutritional status and potential complications
• Contributes to the assessment/re-assessment of patients
• Monitors and documents patient status
• Participates in the development of the plan of care, including implementation and evaluation of appropriate patient care interventions which may include medication administration (exclusive of narcotics)
• Manages large call volume while maintaining excellent telephone etiquette
• Organizes workflow to meet patient needs in a timely manner
• As needed by patient contact level, adheres to National Governing Board and Patient Safety Goals
• May retrieve and transport medications

Accountability:

Reports to assigned director, manager, supervisor or lead.

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Frequently; activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

Moderate exposure to hazardous risks, including potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals. Must follow standard precautions.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

Qualifications:
• Current nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification/registration, or the ability to obtain certification/registration within 120 days of hire;
OR
• The ABR-OE (Assessment-Based Recognition in Order Entry) or other nationally recognized credentialing allowing for electronic medical heath record (EHR) order entry; or the ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire.
AND
• 6 months customer service experience preferred
• CPR certification within 90 days of employment
• Must be able to communicate effectively in English (Verbal/Written)

IMG Float Pool: If position requires intraday travel, the incumbents must be able to operate an INTEGRIS-owned vehicle OR personal vehicle (non- INTEGRIS-owned) and therefore must have a current Drivers License from the state of residence, as well as a driving record which is acceptable to our insurance carrier.

Keywords: Integris Health, Fayetteville , Medical Assistant - FT Days - IMED and Pediatrics, Other , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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