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Medical Assistant (PRN) - Roxboro MedAccess

Roxboro, North Carolina

Req ID 7460-8799 Post Date Mar. 06, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilityPerson Memorial Hospital
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Person Memorial Hospital

Who We Are:

At Person Memorial Hospital, we value people and strive to create an environment where individuals are recognized for who they are, not just what they can do. Our community facility boasts 68 beds and offers a range of specialties, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, and emergency medicine. We also have a skilled nursing facility, imaging and laboratory services, and other subspecialty care options.

Where We Are:

Roxboro is north of the busy urban areas of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. The town is known for its serene rural landscapes, pleasant climate, and warm small-town hospitality. Surrounded by beautiful hills, lush forests, and farmlands, Roxboro offers a relaxed lifestyle with excellent educational facilities, affordable tax rates, quality healthcare, and various recreational activities.

 

Position Summary

Performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of assigned area or office. The goal of this team member is to provide exceptional patient care by assisting in the delivery of medical care with compassion, efficiency, and accuracy.

Reports to: Department Manager

 

Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Triage incoming patients; perform CPR and other emergency measures, if necessary.
  • Escorts patients to exam rooms; take histories and vital signs, prepare patients for examination.
  • Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection.
  • Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Documents patient care given.
  • Assists providers in examination and treatment of patients, minor surgeries, and physicals.
  • Stock and set-up exam rooms with necessary equipment and supplies.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  • Processes referral and prior authorization requests in accordance with company protocol.
  • Utilizes electronic medical software to record patient information in compliance with HIPAA / confidentiality guidelines.
  • Dispenses medication as directed by providers.
  • Collects and processes lab specimens.
  • Performs glucose monitoring.
  • Provides wound care and perform suture removal as directed by providers.
  • Communicates with the patient, pharmacy, and physician inquiries within the scope of the practice; involve provider as needed.
  • Performs accurate and timely input of data into EMR and Clockwise.
  • Administers IM, SQ, and oral medications as trained under the direction of the provider.
  • Administers aerosol treatments.
  • Applies splints and dressings.
  • Administers oxygen therapy.
  • Performs urine, saliva, hair, and breath alcohol drug screens after successful completion of drug screen training provided by a certified instructor chosen by MedAccess.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Successful completion of training as a medical assistant.

 

Certifications/Licenses:

Current and valid certification as a Medical Assistant is required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) is required through American Heart Association upon hire or within 30 days of hire.

 

Required Skills

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to use practice management and EMR software with confidence and to utilize online lab programs accurately and independently.
  • Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced medical setting.
  • Ability to react calmly in an emergency situation.
  • Displays a positive and helpful attitude to both public and staff.
  • Professional appearance and manner.
  • Self-starter, managing small increments of time efficiently.
  • Personable and team-work oriented.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations and schedules.

 

EEOC Statement:

Person Memorial Hospital ensures all job applicants and employees have equal employment opportunities. We comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against an employee or job applicant based on factors such as color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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