Medical Assistant (MA)- Baxter Springs


ABOUT THE POSITION

This position is part of the clinical team. This position is responsible for the initial interactions with patients, such as escorting patients, taking vital signs, setting up and breaking down exam rooms, injections, labs and other related duties. Responsible for moving patients through the clinic efficiently and effectively. Communicates with customers, employees, and other individuals to disseminate or explain information.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides positive impression, through words and tone, to patients, visitors and employees presenting to the clinic areas;
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, updates medication list, allergies at each visit and records information in EHR;
  • Provides injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests;
  • Prepares treatment rooms or examination of patients; assures all rooms are clean and dispose of trash in rooms;
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Inventories medical supplies and materials;
  • Maintains consistent patient flow by monitoring scheduling system;
  • Transports specimens, equipment or supplies utilizing appropriate and safe techniques;
  • Supports all Providers in their care for patients to include specialty specific procedures/tests;
  • Performs all duties, services and documentation in full compliance with CHC/SEK policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Graduation from a certified CMA/CNA program is preferred;
  • Experience in clinical or healthcare setting;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Able to communicate with other to effectively convey information;
  • Social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to ethnically and economically diverse patient-and employee-base.