MUST BE A REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Medical Assistant Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the scope of practice of an Registered Medical Assistant using the patient-focused care system and under the direction/supervision of an RN or physician.
- Ensures facility paperwork is available and actively participates in the admission process (i.e., patient arrival/check-in for clinic visit).
- Actively participates in administering patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environment.
- Responds to patients needs in a timely manner.
- Performs/assists with positioning patients and transferring patients (i.e., from wheelchair to exam table or bed; from bed to chair, wheelchair or stretcher). Transports patients as needed.
- Reports changes in condition to the nurse in a timely manner.
- Maintains personal responsibility for professional growth and development.
- Applies the knowledge of growth and development to appropriate patient populations.
- Maintains patient confidentiality.
- Maintains universal precautions.
- May travel to satellite clinics.
- Performs other assigned duties as directed by supervisor based on demonstrated competency.
Peripheral Vascular Clinic
- During office visits:
- Perform and Assist in ABI testing
- In satellite clinics that do not have a receptionist, the RMA checks the patients in and out, collect co-pays, ensuring that paperwork is signed, updating demographic information and insurance information
- Scheduling Diagnostic Testing
- Referrals and scheduling visits for patients at other facilities
- Managing Follow ups on all diagnostic testing ordered
- Gathering reports and discs (if applicable) for testing done at outside facilities
- Ensuring that all reports are reviewed by APN and patient’s cardiologist
- Ensuring results are given in a timely manner
- Scheduling Follow ups for patient’s depending on the results of their diagnostics
- Ensuring patient’s that are recommended for procedures are scheduled and communicating with the physician’s nurses to do so
- Managing Travel and Clinic Schedules
- Phone calls
- Medication Follow up phone calls
- Return calls for patient questions
- Phone calls for patients who do not wish to return to the clinic to ensure they are stable
- Gather records from outside sources for case review or inclusion in patient’s chart
- Reviewing all office visit notes as they are completed to ensure that the plan has been carried out, any follow up has been done, and the patient has an appropriate return visit scheduled if necessary
- Assisting in Community Outreach Screenings for PVI
- Performing ABI testing and act as a resource for patient questions
- Venous Procedures
- Assessing patients pre procedure
- Informed consent
- Positioning, draping, and prepping the leg
- Set up rooms for procedure
- Wrapping legs post procedure
- Discharge Instructions
- Ensure room has been broken down and cleaned properly after each procedure
- Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Completion of Registered Medical Assistant program required.
- Licensure/Certification: RMA certification REQUIRED. BLS certification required within the first 30 days of employment. Basic EKG skills required within 6 months of employment. Certification is to be renewed by recommended renewal date on certification card.
- Experience: Minimum of six (6) months continuous and recent patient care experience preferred, preferably in an acute care setting. Knowledge of EHR and ability to navigate EHR preferred. Minimum of two years related work experience required, preferably in a medical office setting. Knowledge of medical office terminology desirable. Must have proficient computer skills.