Medical Assistant/LPN/EMT-I, EMT-P - Sleep Center (Full Time)
Company: St. Charles Health System
Posted on: April 6, 2019
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Medical Assistant
REPORTS TO POSITION: Clinic Supervisor DEPARTMENT: SCMG DATE LAST
REVIEWED: January 12, 2018 OUR VISION: Creating America's
healthiest community, together OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love
and compassion, better health, better care, better value OUR
VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY:
The Medical Assistant (MA) position is assimilated throughout St.
Charles Medical Group encompassing practices in three Central
Oregon counties and numerous specialties including family care,
internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics,
immediate/urgent care, cardiology, pulmonology, rheumatology,
general surgery, cancer care, behavioral health and sleep medicine.
Our MA's collaborate with physicians and non-clinical staff to
assure we are providing our community with comprehensive and
compassionate health care. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Medical
Assisrtant will be responsible for daily patient flow for each
respective physician for whom they work. Must use triage skills to
gather information from which designated staff can make appropriate
patient health assessments and to anticipate physician's needs as
they relate to the patients' medical care. This position does not
manage any other caregivers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Escorts patients to exam rooms and prep for physician assessment.
Records and maintains patient's medical data in patient's medical
chart. Assists physician with answering phone requests from
patients and/or other medical professionals and institutions.
Performs a variety of physician-requested ancillary and/or surgical
patient procedures. (This excludes the administration of IV
medication.) Maintains equipment, instruments supply inventory
levels. Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization
in all respects. Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean)
principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm,
functioning as a champion of change. Provides and maintains a safe
environment for caregivers, patients and guests. Conducts all
activities with the highest standards of professionalism and
confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations,
policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate
integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner,
reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and
cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and
proceedings. Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a
manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned. EDUCATION: Required: High
school diploma or GED. Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Medical
Assistant program. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Required:
Current MA Certification from one of the following; The American
Medical Technology Association (AMT), The National Center for
Competency Testing (NCCT), The American Association of Medical
Assistants (AAMA), The National Association for Health
Professionals (NAHP) Certification, National Healthcareer
Association (NHA) or licensure as an intermediate or paramedic
level EMT, Oregon LPN, or Oregon RN. AHA Basic Life Support for
Healthcare Provider certification. Valid Oregon driver's license
and ability to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements.
Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all
St. Charles Health System worksites. Preferred: Current American
Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) certification EXPERIENCE:
Required: Must have basic knowledge of ICD-10, CM/CPT/HCPCS coding
conventions and procedures. Working knowledge of medical practice
management information systems. Basic knowledge of physician office
documentation standards. Must be able to maintain confidentiality
and meet all HIPPAA requirements. Those candidates with NHA
certification that qualified due to work experience rather than
graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting Program will be
required to have 2 years of experience in Medical Assisting.
Preferred: Two (2) years of Medical Assisting experience. PERSONAL
PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continually (75% or more): Standing,
walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking
voice and the ability to hear normal speech level. Frequently
(50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling 1-25 pounds.
Operation of motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers
Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, Climbing
ladder/step-stool* (*varies by area), reaching overhead,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds,
grasping/squeezing, whispered speech level Rarely (10%): Climbing
stairs Never (0%): operation of motor vehicle Exposure to Elemental
Factors Rarely (10%): Wet/Slippery Area, chemical solution Never
(0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category Risk for Exposure to
BBP Schedule Weekly Hours: 40 Caregiver Type: Regular Shift: First
Shift (United States of America) Is Exempt Position? No Job Family:
MEDICAL ASSISTANT Compensation (min.): 17.5/ Hour Compensation
(mid): 21.885/ Hour Compensation (max): 26.27/ Hour Scheduled Days
of the Week: Variable Shift Start & End Time: 730a-630p Tuesday -
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