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Clinical Medical Assistant

Aledade, Inc.
United States, Pennsylvania, DuBois
August 19, 2022
HEALTHY LIVING FAMILY MEDICINE, PLLC
JOB OVERVIEW:
Assists physicians, nurses, and other medical staff by performing administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records. Clinical duties may include, such preparing treatment room for patient exams, recording patient medical history, and cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment.
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
* Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measures vital signs, including; weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and documents all information in patient's chart.
* Ensure all related reports, labs and information are filled out and available in patients' medical records prior to their appointment
* Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; keeping patient information confidential.
* Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations; Assists physician and physician assistant in exam rooms
* Disinfects, cleans treatment rooms following patient examinations; Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complies with legal regulations.
* Keeps exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintains instruments, prepares sterilization as required; Properly disposes of contaminated supplies
* Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
* Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)
* Take telephone messages and provides feedback and answers to patient/physician/pharmacy calls
* Draws blood, removes sutures, changes dressings.
* Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations.
* Interviews patients to obtain their medical history.
* Records patient medical history, vital statistics, and test results in patient medical files.
* Performs routine screening tests, such as height and weight measurements and blood pressure checks.
* Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
* Healthy Living Family Medicine, PLLC reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
SKILLS:
Able to speak/write English clearly and make self-understood.
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
* Correct grammar, spelling skills, and legible writing.
* Skills in answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner and using a multi-line phone system.
* Able to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions.
* Demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.
* Tactfulness/soft spoken.
* Demonstrate willing to adapt to change.
* Be able to prioritize workload while remaining flexible.
* Confident positive manner and appearance.
* A medical mindset to understand the theories, reasons, and technical aspects of medicine.
* Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem- solving and decision-making.
* Ability to maintain records
* Knowledge in the fields of medicine, anatomy and physiology
COMPETENCIES:
* Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
* Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions; Demonstrates presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
* Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Presents data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
* Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
* Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to handle frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
* Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
* Professionalism - Approaches others in a polite and tactful manner; Maintains composure and reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. * Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
* Must work well with constant interruptions, must have effective organizational, problem solving, and time management skills
* Ability to learn and comprehend information from Procedures Manuals and other materials, people skills to handle different personalities and situations, a medical mindset to understand the theories, reasons, and technical aspects of medicine
* Exceptional customer service and phone etiquette, ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow,
* Ability to perform phlebotomy and administer injections, understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
* Occasionally required to sit.
* Occasionally required to walk.
* Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
* Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
* Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).
* Finger dexterity required.
* Hand coordination required.
* Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus.
* The 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 job functions.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
* Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent substitute.
* Minimum Experience: Must have a medical background and 2 years of experience
* Minimum Certifications and/or Licenses: CPR and first aid certification required; certification as a medical assistant (CMA) preferred.
* Minimum Skills: Experience with EMR, MS Word, Excel, MS outlook.
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.

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