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Medical Assisting Clinical Instructor - 695 

About the Organization The Hancock Physician Network is a group of experienced physicians specializing in internal medicine, family practice, OB/GYN, pediatrics, pulmonary medicine, and behavioral health. We provide the highest-quality care-with kindness and professionalism-to the patients and families we serve.



Our Mission is to improve the health of patients and families in the communities we serve with respect, integrity, and clinical excellence.  
Category Clinical Management - 8216  
Description

Position Purpose: The primary role of the Medical Assisting Clinical Instructor is to be responsible for preparing and delivering didactic and practical clinical/lab education for medical assisting students. To maintain clinical proficiency, a portion of this role will be dedicated to performing clinical and/or administrative functions as a medical assistant. While it may vary based on teaching load, this is expected to encompass approximately 50% of this position’s scheduled work time.

PREREQUISITE SKILLS:

  • Preferred 3-5 years teaching and/or precepting experience
  • Preferred previous experience utilizing Meditech EMR
  • Experience using virtual platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Go to Meeting, etc.
  • Self-learner and ability to easily learn new software programs
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Professional presentation
  • Excellent customer service and listening skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings
  • Ability to take direction from leadership regarding approach to implementation
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with management, providers, and patients.
  • Operational knowledge of telephones, fax machines, postage machines, and other office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability in handling patient confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with peers in a team situation and create a positive work environment for team members.
  • Demonstrate a functional and technical understanding of applicable scheduling and billing software, Intranet and Internet usage, Excel/Word software, E-mail Usage and Web-based applications. Required to check e-mail daily and use as a source of internal and external communication. Required to understand and utilize electronic medical record technology.

Essential Functions:

The following list describes the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.

  • Develops curriculum for the medical assisting program in conjunction with objectives created by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
  • Instructs students in both didactic and clinical settings
  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include advising business manager of the need to send medical records, receives medical records that have been requested; obtaining lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment per department protocols; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer per scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies except for vaccines; and restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned including respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisor.
  • Fulfills clinical medical assisting responsibilities that within scope of practice as described by nurse practice act, which may include medical/surgical asepsis, sterilization, instrument wrapping and autoclaving; checking vital signs ; physical examination preparations; clinical pharmacology; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with physician’s orders; minor surgery assists including surgical tray set-up pre/post-surgical care, applying dressings, and suture removal; biohazard waste disposal and monitoring; therapeutic modalities; instructing patients with assistive devices, body mechanics, and home care; laboratory procedures including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA-waived testing; capillary punctures and venipuncture; specimen handling such as urine, throat, vaginal, stool, and sputum; electrocardiography including mounting, emergency triage, and first aid. Medical assistants must adhere to the MA scope of practice in the laboratory.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:

Demonstrates the following competencies:

Attitude/Customer Competencies

  • Caring, compassionate, and approachable in all customer contacts
  • Privacy-respects customers’ rights to privacy and modesty
  • Confidentiality-maintains customers’ confidentiality
  • Telephone etiquette-speaks so that customers hear a smile
  • Appearance-takes personal ownership in appearance and that of work environment
  • Initiative-takes necessary steps to fix problems immediately
  • Providing direction and customer acknowledgment-provides personalized attention by being courteous, friendly, and helpful when responding to customers’ needs
  • Timely service-recognizes that customers’ time is very valuable; provides them with prompt service
  • Customer information/Education-Provides customers with the best information needed to make informed choices

Relationship Competencies/Work Group Competencies

  • Demonstrates advocacy, respect and truth telling
  • Demonstrates accountability for
 
Position Requirements

Required Experience: Three to five years of recent experience working in a medical practice as a certified medical assistant. Must be proficient in computer skills, including Microsoft Office (specifically Word and Excel), self-disciplined, energetic and passionate. Should be highly organized and be well-developed in oral and written communication skills. Must demonstrate sound judgment, decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Required Education: High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED). Medical Assistants must have graduated from a medical assisting program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Required Certificate/License: Certification to work in a clinical role providing direct patient care. BLS certification thru the American Heart Association (AHA) and TB certification thru the American Lung Association (ALA) preferred.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Medical Assisting Clinical Instructor - 695  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/30/2020  
Location Clinical Management  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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