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Medical Assistant - St. Vincent's Urgent Care

Premier Health Consultants Homewood ,AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: SummaryThe Medical Assistant abides by the company’s specified boundaries of duty and follows and implements the rules and regulations set forth by the standards of practice as applicable. The Medical Assistant performs only those acts, functions or tasks that the employee is qualified, trained, knowledgeable and/or skilled to perform, per the direct order and supervision of the Provider on duty as allowable by the Provider’s delegation authority. The Medical Assistant accepts responsibility for individual actions and continued competence. The employee will complete all competency and proficiency training required by company policy. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:• Maintains appropriate clinical standards. Follows the policy and procedures as written in the Company Policy and Procedure Manual.• Recognizes the patient’s individual rights and cultural diversity; aid the patients in their right to be informed and to participate in making decisions in all aspects of their medical care and treatment.• Administers appropriate high-quality patient-focused health care.• Patient care functions may include triage/check-in assessment and discharge, CLIA waived point of care testing, medication administration per direct order and supervision of the provider, wound care, splinting application and other treatments ordered by the provider.• Medical Assistants are permitted to perform the duty of peripheral venipuncture per the direct order and supervision of the provider on duty under specific state legislation. Some states require the medical assistant to hold a phlebotomy certificate prior to performing peripheral venipuncture.• Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by physician, including patient and family instruction; ensures that all aspects of care have respect for personal values and beliefs and are focused on the individual needs of each patient.• Maintains all clinical documentation, including quality control and compliance logs required by company policy and applicable regulatory agencies.• Accurately, efficiently, and completely document all clinical patient care data.• Utilizes all equipment, supplies, facilities, and resources of the Company in a prudent and efficient manner.• Assists nurse and provider on duty at all times during a shift, including, but not limited to, the unpacking of supplies and maintaining the general aesthetics of the clinic. Cleans instruments and equipment per company guidelines, maintains stock in all exam rooms before, during, and after each shift. Assists in turning over exam rooms, procedure rooms, and treatment rooms immediately after a patient is discharged from that room and assisting non-ambulatory patients to and from the building as well as other duties as assigned.• Participates in department quality improvement activities, staff educational programs, attends departmental meetings, and demonstrates and maintains clinical competency in the delivery of patient care services in accordance with Company guidelines.• Other duties as needed.CompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:• Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.• Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs.• Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality.• Oral Communication - Responds well to questions.• Written Communication - Presents data effectively.• Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive teamspirit.• Ethics - Keeps commitments; Works ethically and with integrity; Upholds organizational values.• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.• Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.• Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.• Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.• Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.• Quality - Monitors own work to ensure quality.• Adaptability - Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.• Dependability - Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Certified/Registered Medical Assistant Program as applicable per state requirements.Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of EMR DocuTap, Excel Spreadsheet software and MS Word Processing software.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Certified/Registered Medical Assistant Program as applicable per state requirements.Other Skills and Abilities Ability to maintain and demonstrate proficiency of skills. Basic Life Support (CPR) is required.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear; reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and/or crouch. The employee must frequently lift supplies and/or equipment and may be responsible for lifting, positioning, and/or transferring patients.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The employee may be exposed to infectious or contagious diseases and a variety of electromechanical hazards.The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in the described position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all position duties and skills required of the individual classified in this position. Company Description: In 1999, Premier Health became one of the first healthcare companies in the nation to own and operate urgent care centers utilizing a health system, joint-venture model. Today the company is recognized industry-wide as one of most experienced and successful joint-venture, urgent care companies. With 50 urgent care and occupational health clinics, Premier Health is now ranked as a top 10 "Private Urgent Care Operator" nationally by the respected on-demand healthcare consulting firm Merchant Medicine. Premier has equity and/or management partnerships with 11 health systems representing 28 hospitals providing on-demand care to nearly 500,000 patients annually at locations scattered across 7 states and Puerto Rico. Built on a foundation of strong physician leadership, Premier's clinical and administrative teams are unmatched in their breadth of “in the trenches” experience. The company offers a comprehensive, turn-key partnership model with Premier Health capable of leading all start-up and operational aspects required to succeed in today’s competitive urgent care environment. Premier Health is unique in that its joint-venture clinics operate under its health system partner’s name giving each network of clinics instant “brand-equity” and an early competitive advantage in their respective markets. Premier Health works closely with its partners to improve coordination of care across service-lines through systems integration and “patient navigation” processes that pave the way for “downstream referrals.” From quality measures to policies and procedures, Premier Health's partnerships are virtually seamless from the perspective of the healthcare consumer. Premier Health is mission-driven with an underlying commitment to providing convenient access to quality, cost-effective care in an urgent care setting. In addition to joint-venture opportunities, Premier Health offers consulting services and support for select physician practices and other healthcare organizations. Premier Health guides healthcare providers through the steps required to start-up an urgent care and occupational health practice. Premier Health also assists providers with improving the efficiency of existing practices. Premier Health views the situation and requirements of each project as unique opportunities designed to meet the specific needs of the partner or client. Premier Health is affiliated with some of the most respected health systems and physicians in the United States and it is through these partnerships th

Premier Health Consultants

In 1999, Premier Health became one of the first healthcare companies in the nation to own and operate urgent care centers utilizing a health system, joint-venture model. Today the company is recognized industry-wide as one of most experienced and successful joint-venture, urgent care companies. With 50 urgent care and occupational health clinics, Premier Health is now ranked as a top 10 "Private Urgent Care Operator" nationally by the respected on-demand healthcare consulting firm Merchant Medicine. Premier has equity and/or management partnerships with 11 health systems representing 28 hospitals providing on-demand care to nearly 500,000 patients annually at locations scattered across 7 states and Puerto Rico. Built on a foundation of strong physician leadership, Premier's clinical and administrative teams are unmatched in their breadth of “in the trenches” experience. The company offers a comprehensive, turn-key partnership model with Premier Health capable of leading all start-up and operational aspects required to succeed in today’s competitive urgent care environment. Premier Health is unique in that its joint-venture clinics operate under its health system partner’s name giving each network of clinics instant “brand-equity” and an early competitive advantage in their respective markets. Premier Health works closely with its partners to improve coordination of care across service-lines through systems integration and “patient navigation” processes that pave the way for “downstream referrals.” From quality measures to policies and procedures, Premier Health's partnerships are virtually seamless from the perspective of the healthcare consumer. Premier Health is mission-driven with an underlying commitment to providing convenient access to quality, cost-effective care in an urgent care setting. In addition to joint-venture opportunities, Premier Health offers consulting services and support for select physician practices and other healthcare organizations. Premier Health guides healthcare providers through the steps required to start-up an urgent care and occupational health practice. Premier Health also assists providers with improving the efficiency of existing practices. Premier Health views the situation and requirements of each project as unique opportunities designed to meet the specific needs of the partner or client. Premier Health is affiliated with some of the most respected health systems and physicians in the United States and it is through these partnerships that we touch the many lives each year through the use of a highly skilled staff and the latest technology available. Premier Health is a physician-owned, physician driven company committed to providing convenient access to quality, cost effective care in an urgent care setting. We look forward to working with you.

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