We are seeking a Medical Assistant who will be responsible for patient care support duties and clinic environment at the Volvo/Mack Truck Employee Health & Wellness Center located in Macungie, PA. The position functions under the supervision of the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant/Registered Nurse in the clinic and will perform various clinical and administrative tasks as directed. Assists health care team with specific treatments and/or procedures. Monitors and maintains the clinic environment in an orderly and adequately stocked manner. Provides prompt, courteous, and professional attention to the needs and requests of all patients and clients.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist patients to an exam room and prepare patient for examination. Obtain and record pre-examination testing to include height, weight, BMI, and vital signs.
Perform delegated clinical tasks including vital signs, urine collection, blood collection, injections, electrocardiograms, and routine dressing changes.
Assist the health care team with specific treatments and procedures.
Administer and document specified injections as directed by APP/RN and JHU policy.
Document all clinical care provided in JHU EMR in a thorough and timely manner.
Provide appropriate follow-up communication with the health care team and patients.
Support health care team as directed. This includes clinical assistance, medical record retrieval, communication with relevant parties, instrument sterilization, examination room preparation, filing, stocking, equipment care/maintenance, and front desk coverage.
Order, stock and maintain exam rooms and clinic area with standard levels of supplies and equipment.
Perform minor housekeeping tasks to keep clinic areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
Check clinic area and exam rooms for malfunctioning equipment, broken furniture, and general maintenance problems on a regular basis. Report findings to the appropriate person and/or arrange for repairs as required.
Participate in skill development and training through in-service programs to enhance knowledge level and to ensure mastery of patient care procedures.
Maintain a positive attitude and convey enthusiasm.
Participate in a teamwork approach to responsibilities and activities within the clinic.
High school education or GED required.
Completion of certified/accredited Medical Assistant training program.
Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant (e.g. CMA, AAMA, RMA, AMT, NAHP).
If not currently certified/registered, must become certified/registered within 180 days (6 months) of date of hire.
CPR certification required.
Highly effective verbal and interpersonal skills.
Experience in urgent care or occupational medicine office.
Classified Title: Medical Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $20.00 - $22.00/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday/varying Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Pennsylvania Department name: SOM DOM Occupational Health Personnel area: School of Medicine
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