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Medical Assistant - MA

Company: Premier Community Healthcare
Location: New Port Richey
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMedical Assistant / MA SUMMARY: Responsible for performing basic clinical tasks under the supervision of a licensed nurse to prepare and assist Premier Community HealthCare Group (PCHG) practitioners for patient visits.PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Proof of graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program with the State of
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology and
  • Ability to use basic mathematical
  • Able to preform repetitiveESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: includes the following, other duties may be assigned.
  • Uphold Clinical Standards of
  • Adhere to Occupational Safety, Health Administration/Department of Health (OSHA, DOH) and PCHG Safety
  • Abide by established protocols & performs only those functions for which employee is educationally prepared.
  • Facilitate Patient
  • Obtain reason for visit, vital signs, updated medication list and all required quality measure data as preparation for practitioner encounter. Record all data into the
  • Assist providers as needed for examinations and
  • Perform procedures and treatments as ordered by practitioner and document according to EMR guidelines.
  • Complete all orders and document per EMR
  • Issue patient referrals for all preventative care (non-urgent) as ordered by practitioner per EMR guidelines.
  • Review chart for all required data and summarize the visit with the patient prior to their leaving the office.
  • Communication with Patients and Care Team Members (CTM).
  • Answer calls to the department; provides response or forwards to appropriate team
  • Assist as needed for completion of forms and
  • Answer electronic portal request by
  • Maintain
  • Maintain and document daily controls per PCHG Laboratory
  • Perform daily lab testing entry and transmissions per EMR
  • Perform CLIA waived testing per Laboratory Protocols.
  • Perform venipuncture as required for blood collection per Laboratory
  • Collect body function samples (urine, sputum, feces, blood) as ordered and route for lab
  • Maintain Exam Rooms, Equipment and
  • Keep supplies current, exam rooms & procedure trays stocked. Keep sterilized instruments current and well-supplied.
  • Follow autoclave guidelines for sterilization and for upkeep/cleaning of
  • Handle supplies and equipment with care to avoid unnecessary waste or
  • Keeps equipment functioning safely, notify nurse/provider/Office Manager immediately of any situation that might compromise human
  • Handle all bio hazardous waste per DOH and OSHA
  • Ensure patient confidentiality and EMR security at all
  • Maintain patient information within HIPAA
  • Keep other care team members informed when situations occur that disrupts timely patient flow through
  • Consistently participates in and actively adheres to patient care expectations to attain clinical goals set forth in the PCHG Health Care Plans and the Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance (QI/QA)SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: NoneGENERAL DEVELOPMENT:
  • Maintains a professional relationship and positive attitude with co-workers, the public, patients and the entire organization.
  • Maintains the highest professional and work
  • Displays enthusiasm toward the work, mission and vision of the COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS:
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and interpersonal Registered Nursing Specialized Skills- Patient Care Treatment Planning - Planning Case Management- Patient Direction - Family Education and Instruction Clinical Experience-Acute Care -Safety - Process Improvement - Critical Care Pediatrics Medication Administration Care Plans Screening- Nurse Management Advocacy- HIPAA- Appointment- Data Entry- Immunizations- Trauma- Patient Flow- Caregiving- Triage-Computer EMR-HER Electronic Medical Records- Heath- Trust Respect Integrity Compassion - Excellence- Community Health- Office- Front Desk- Doctors office- Health center- Infection Vitals- Injection - Office Equipment - Risk Management -First Aid -Procedure Wounds - Patient Preparation Meditech Greenway -Intergy -Dentrix -Dexces Phreesa Grants - Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Women Services, Dental, Behavioral Health problem resolution

Keywords: Premier Community Healthcare, Brandon , Medical Assistant - MA, Healthcare , New Port Richey, Florida

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