Title

Medical Assistant 


Location MedExpress - Hagerstown  

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  

Category Healthcare  

Description

PURPOSE:  To support the practitioners in providing Great Care. Fast. to MedExpress patients.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:  Reports directly to the Center Manager; works in conjunction with physicians, mid-level practitioners, office and clinical staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • The administration of medical services. Responsible for ensuring the well-being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment for patients and other staff.
  • Assists the practitioner with examinations, procedures, and other duties. Responsible for assessing, screening and triaging patients and for maintaining medical records. Limited administration of medications per orientation and training designation.
  • Collects and documents vital signs. Collects and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. Assesses and properly handles lab results.
  • Prepares exam rooms, including maintenance, sterilization of equipment, and stocking of supplies.
  • Responsible for patient call backs; scheduling physician referrals; obtaining insurance information for specialist’s referrals and pharmacy issues; and patient’s education.
  • Attends facility in-services and required staff trainings and meetings.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood borne pathogens.   
  • Travel to other clinics may be required.

Classifications:

  • Full-Time - Works three 12-hour shifts per week.
  • Part-Time - Works a minimum of one 12-hour shift per week and could work two depending on scheduling.
  • Casual - Guaranteed one 12-hour shift per month. Could work more covering call-offs, vacations ect.
 

Position Requirements

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited training facility for Registered/Certified Medical Assistant and CPR certification preferred.
  • Previous clinical experience is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • The principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations including the requirements of the HIPAA and OSHA and applicable state rules and regulations pertinent to medical practices.
  • Computerized information systems used in business applications and clinical management systems (EMR).
  • Accreditation and certification requirements and the ability to maintain all appropriate licenses.

ABILITY TO:

  • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public in person and over the telephone.
  • Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential patient issues and situations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Learn computer software programs; enter and maintain accurate data and statistical information in order to consistently prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time.  Some bending and stooping is required.
  • Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
 


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