Certified Medical Assistant - Memorial Hospital
This position will work in the Memorial Hospital Primary Care Clinics.
Darlington, WI US
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Job Description
Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County
Position Description
 

POSITION TITLE:    Certified Medical Assistant
             
REPORTS TO:           RN Primary Care Clinic Coordinator
 
CREATED DATE:     06/14/2016
 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Certified Medical Assistant will assist with various patient duties including; assessing patient needs, answering questions, providing patient care; rooming patients, taking vitals and histories, giving injections, assisting with phone triage under the direct supervision of a RN or provider, assisting with procedures, administering medications, patient education and other duties as assigned
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Preparing patients for examination
  2. Setting up and cleaning patient rooms
  3. Assisting the physician during exams and procedures
  4. Notifying patients of laboratory results as directed by the provider
  5. Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
  6. Reinforcing patient/family education or providing pre-written instructions and document information in the medical record
  7. Administering care as outlined in provider orders and departmental/organizational policies/procedures and protocols per scope of practice
  8. Completing additional healthcare tasks per scope of practice and department procedures that may include but not limited to:
    1. drawing blood
    2. performing electrocardiograms
    3. removing sutures
    4. simple dressings changes
    5. preparing and administering medications under the direction of the Medical Provider following guidelines, protocols and policies of Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County Primary Care Clinic
  9. Maintaining department supplies and equipment to facilitate the flow of patient care
  10. Cleaning instruments and equipment per manufacturer and departmental policy
  11. Follows MHLC’s attendance policy.
  12. Must be flexible and have well developed interpersonal skills.
  13. Must display a high degree of emotional maturity while keeping difficult situations in proper perspective.
  14. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.
  15. Works closely with staff from all departments to provide direct patient care including the ER Provider.
  16. Extensive contact with patients and their families, visitors and public.
  17. Performs all other duties as requested.
 
Education Requirements:
 
  1. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Current Licensure as a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Wisconsin.
  3. BLS Certified.
 
Typical Physical/ Mental/Sensory/Cognitive Demands:
 
  1. Strength    
    1. Occasionally will lift/move a minimum of 10 pounds with the maximum being 25 pounds.
  2. Manual Dexterity
  3. Continuously will use hands, arms for simple grasping, pushing, pulling, such as holding forms and telephones.
  4. Continuously will use hands, arms for moderately difficult manipulation such as typing, filing, writing, and answering phones.
  5. Continuously will perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles such as walking and stooping.
  6. Frequently will walk while doing general duties.
  7. Frequently will stand.
  8. Occasionally will squat.
  9. Frequently will sit for prolonged periods.
  10. Occasionally will stand for prolonged periods.
  11. Frequently will climb stairs.
  12. Occasionally will bend to the floor.
  13. Occasionally will kneel.
  14. Continuously will speak clearly and make self understood in face to face interactions with patients and employees.
  15. Continuously will articulate with extreme accuracy and precision to give directions and speak on phone.
  16. Frequently will see distant objects sufficiently to pass the Wisconsin driver’s license vision test.
  17. Frequently will see objects closely to refer to computer and written accuracy.
  18. Frequently will hear normal sounds and voices with some background noise to receive verbal instructions and communicate with patients co-workers.
  19. Frequently will make assessments of equipment.
  20. Continuously will concentrate on detail with moderate interruption.
  21. Frequently will attend to task/function less than 20 minutes at a time.
  22. Frequently will attend to task/function for 20-45 minutes at a time.
  23. Occasionally will remember verbal and written task/assignment for a few hours during shift.
  24. Occasionally will remember verbal and written task/assignment for a full shift.
  25. Frequently will remember verbal and written task/assignment given at beginning of a period of time extending several days.
  26. Frequently will remember multiple verbal and written tasks/assignments given at beginning of a period extending several days.
  27. Coordination
  28. Mobility
  29. Speech
  30. Vision
  31. Hearing
  32. Touch
  33. Concentration
  34. Attention Span
  35. Memory
 
Environmental Conditions:
 
  1. Continuously will work indoors with temperature at a normal range of 70 degrees.
  2. Occasionally will be exposed to loud or unpleasant noises.
 
Equipment/Tools Used:
 
  1. Telephone: Will operate on a daily basis.
  2. Computer/Printer/Fax/Scanner: Will operate on a daily basis.
  3. Electronic Health Records system: Will operate on a daily basis
  4. Use of nursing equipment such as:
    1. Electrocardiogram
    2. Datascopes
    3. Manual blood pressure
 
 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
This job/evaluation describes the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the department manager or administration. All requirements are subject to change over time and to possible modification to reasonably accommodate the department needs.

 

Contact Information
Please contact Kathy Kuepers, COO, for additional information at 608-776-4466 or kathy.kuepers@lafayettecountywi.org.
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$16.10 to $17.50 per hour
Full Lafayette County benefits package to include WI State Health Insurance, WI Retirement, Preventative Dental and Life Insurance with a generous paid time off policy. Various AFLAC policies, vision, restorative dental and flexible spending (medical and dependent care) policies may be purchased with payroll deduction.
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
Open
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