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Certified Medical Assistant

Medic Team Position Description

Classification:  Non-Exempt

Reports To:  Medic Team Lead

Location:  All Clinics

Date Updated:  March 28, 2017

Administers rapid treatment to patients; prepares patients for evaluation by provider; supports patient care delivery; administers medications; protects patient and company privacy and confidentiality guidelines; performs other duties as directed. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Administers rapid treatment to HealthFirst patients; prepares patients for evaluation by provider; provides support to provider during evaluation.
  • Performs laboratory tests, venipuncture, administer medication, vaccines injections and IV administration, breathing treatments, ear lavages, wound irrigation and sterile procedures, orthopedic skills: application of splints and casts, wound care and dressings, minor surgical procedures setup; dispose contaminated supplies and sterilize medical instruments.
  • Performs EKG, Spirometry and holter monitor application; conducts drug Screens (federal and non federal) and BATs.
  • Works in a fast paced TEAM environment. Complies with all local, state, and federal regulations; maintains patient privacy and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential; complies with HIPAA guidelines; establishes a high level of professional standards and applies those standards to the treatment and care of patients
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and functional work environment; replenish medical supplies and materials on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts and rotate between all HealthFirst locations.
  • Performs other duties as directed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • None

EDUCATION:

  • Associates Degree in Allied Health Science Preferred. Basic EMT and/or Paramedic training. Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse.

 LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:

  • RMA, CMA, EMT, NRP AND LPN/LVN

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 1 year of experience in the healthcare field.

SKILLS

Positive attitude toward patients and co-workers; Ability to operate all clinic technology effectively and efficiently; Practice critical thinking, interpersonal, communication and active listening skills. Able to multitask and be detail oriented. Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Willingness to work at least three 12-hour shifts per week including weekends but not limited to weekends. Rotate between all locations. Basic knowledge of the HF Essential Functions. We are willing to train in some aspects.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to travel independently throughout the office to access information, enter results and other medical duties.
  • Ability to climb stairs on a daily basis.
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to grasp with both hands, pinch with thumb and forefinger, turn with hand/arm; reach for (above shoulder height).
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work under stress, with interruptions and deadlines.
  • Ability to process verbal information.
  • Ability to follow complex instructions.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to think logically in following procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to understand and analyze issues.

ESSENTIAL TECHNICAL/MOTOR SKILLS

  • Ability to enter and retrieve data from computer.
  • Ability to operate modern office business machinery.
  • Ability to operate multi-line phone system and write simultaneously.

ESSENTIAL SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to converse in a calm and friendly manner.
  • Ability to view data on practice information system.
  • Ability to communicate on the phone.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with coworkers, practice staff, patients, public and physicians.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Well lit and ventilated with hazardous materials.
  • Use work practice controls to eliminate or minimize employee exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Use controls (e.g., sharps disposal containers, self-sheathing needles, safer medical devices, such as sharps with engineered sharps injury protections and needleless systems) that isolate or remove the bloodborne pathogens hazard from the workplace.

 

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