Certified Medical Assistant (10364-147)

United Surgical Partners International Tualatin , OR 97062

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY

Under general supervision in an outpatient clinical setting, the medical assistant/administrative assistant will assist with direct and indirect patient care. Participates with other facility members to provide optimal patient care. As a healthcare professional, participates in the development and implementation of the care of the patient. As an administrative assistant is supportive in various administrative tasks as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
1.Reports directly to the Pre-op/PACU Charge Nurse
2.Reports indirectly to the Administrator

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
1.Collaborates with other facility staff including physicians in the pre-op, intra-op, and post op areas as well as other ancillary staff to provide safe, efficient patient care.
2.May be a member of facility committees to assess and promote quality patient care.
3.Works cooperatively with all physicians utilizing the facility. Promotes positive relations with physicians and their office staff.

Required Skills
1.Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks in cooperation with RN's, anesthesiologists and Radiology Techs in Pre-Op, Procedure rooms and PACU.

  • Initiates the admitting paperwork and the initial interviewing of the patient when necessary to maintain a smooth patient flow.

  • Assisting patients to the procedure room

  • Assists in room turnover

  • Able to open supplies aseptically

  • Assisting patients onto the procedure table and positioning them for the appropriate procedure.

  • Prepping the injection site.

  • Obtaining and performing EKG's when indicated.

  • Monitoring and documenting vital signs

  • Discontinuing the IV and preparing the patient for discharge.

  • Reviewing the discharge instructions with the patient and their family.

  • Escorting the patients to their vehicles after the RN's assessment is complete.
    2.Assists with indirect patient care and related tasks.

  • Prepares saline syringes and IVs.

  • Prepares and stocks the pre and post procedure cubicles

  • Monitoring and maintaining cleanliness of clinical area.

  • Downloading and filing Op Notes and other signed documents in patient charts

  • Chart prep - setting up and organizing paperwork reviewing for accuracy
    3.Other duties to be maintained on a regular basis.

  • Maintains stock in the kitchen and bathrooms.

  • Monitors and maintains the nutrition center throughout the day

  • Places orders for office supplies

  • Assist in receiving and stocking incoming supplies

  • Performs the monthly drug expiration check.
    4.Assists staff with emergency care as appropriate.
    5.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Possesses an understanding of the range of treatment needed by patients dependent on the stage of growth and development of an age group's life span.
    6.Participates in staff meetings, committees, staff development and educational programs to meet personal, professional, facility certification and regulatory requirements.
    7.Accepts responsibility for patient safety and assures safe practice.
    8.Demonstrates competency necessary to perform patient care.
    9.Participates as a member of the Center team to promote a positive working environment.


  1. Adheres to policies and procedures of the facility.
  2. Performs other duties as assigned
  3. Must exhibit desirable trunk and extremity mobility and strength to perform job duties.

Required Experience
1.Must be a Certified Medical Assistant
2.One year (minimum) clinical experience in an Ambulatory Surgery Center, doctor's office or hospital, working in one or all of these specialties: Pain Management, Cardiac, Neuro, or Emergent Care.
3.BLS Certification
4.Ability to communicate well with other healthcare professionals, understand medical terminology, spell and document correctly


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Medical Assistant Primary Care (Tualatin Medical Offices)

Kaiser Permanente

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-07T00:00 Description: Participates with the Health Care Team in delivering quality and customer focused health care to patients in a manner that reflects Kaiser Permanente's mission, vision and values. Provides clinical and administrative support to clinicians and other health care team members to offer a variety of health care services to patients. Clinical duties involve both direct (in person) and indirect (via phone or on-line) patient care activities requiring both simple to complex clinical knowledge and skills. As appropriate to the position's scope of authorized duties, the MA is expected to have competent observational, clinical, critical thinking, communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills in order to meet patient needs and contribute to a positive care experience and work environment. Works under the clinical supervision of the clinician for patient care activities, and under the general direction of the designated manager/supervisor. Essential Functions: * Clinical Tasks: These job tasks provide patient care and are to be performed competently, consistently, accurately and according to established regional/departmental clinical protocols, policies and procedures and standards. * They are: Prepares and organizes patient's office visit for known reason/procedure by ensuring that all appropriate tests, clinical information (e.g. diagnostic test results, consultation reports, outside records, etc.) and order entries are ready for clinician review prior to appointment time. * Collects pertinent subjective (e.g. signs & symptoms, allergies, current medication, tobacco use, etc.) and objective (e.g. vital signs, height, weight, etc.) data related to patient's reason for visit (i.e. chief complaint, presenting symptoms or procedure). * Utilizes standardized tools (e.g. PST, health maintenance alerts) to identify and address health maintenance/care gaps with patient and alerts clinician on those that require his/her attention. * Recognizes signs and symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal versus new/existing and reports to clinician. * Alerts clinician on signs and symptoms requiring immediate attention and respond to directions per clinician. * Prepares patient for actual visit/procedure prior to clinician's exam during rooming-in process. * Assures exam/procedure room contains appropriate supplies, equipment, forms and educational materials are available and ready for use during visit/procedure. * Checks equipment are in safe working order and cleans room after use. * Provides patient with after-visit, follow-up, self-care or procedural instructions and/or educational materials as directed by clinician. * Use KP HealthConnect and other information systems to document all pertinent data and outcomes of patient care according to standardized procedures and policies such as and not limited to the use of SBAR, KP HealthConnect smarttools, etc. * Updates demographic or historical clinical data gathered in the electronic medical record. * Clinical Procedures: Performs diagnostic tests, therapies and procedures within scope of authorized duties competently and with maintenance of proficiency according to: a) specific department standards on core clinical tasks (see department's list of core skills). * Application of knowledge and skills appropriate to developmental age of patient. * Eestablished policies such as and not limited to patient safety, aseptic and sterile techniques and infection control. * Examples of categories of clinical tasks are as follows: * Screening tests, e.g. vital signs, vision, hearing, developmental, LOPS, pain, etc. * This job description is not all encompassing. Basic Qualifications: * Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program. * Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers within 30 days of employment. * Employees must be able to successfully obtain Kaiser Permanente's Medication Administration Competency Certification within ninety (90) days of employment as a Medical Assistant. * Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills (assessment required for external candidates). * Demonstrated communication (written and oral) skills. * Demonstrated literacy in using computers and keyboarding. * Skills in problem-solving, setting priorities and using good judgment for decisions. * Ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure. Preferred Qualifications: * One (1) to two (2) plus years in a medical assistant position to assigned department's clinical area (e.g. Pediatrics, FP/IM, OB/Gyn, Surgery, Dermatology, Neurology, Cardiology, etc.) within an ambulatory care setting preferred. * Demonstrated clinical knowledge and procedural skills and/or documented trainings in assigned department's clinical area within the last one (1) to three (3) years preferred. * Current National Medical Assistant Certification preferred. * Familiarity in documenting in an electronic medical record system preferred. Primary Location: Oregon,Tualatin,Tualatin Medical Offices 19185 SW 90th Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 49 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Primary Care Travel: No Click here for additional requirements > Kaiser Permanente Tualatin OR

Certified Medical Assistant (10364-147)

United Surgical Partners International