Full Time: Medical Tech
Primecare Medical Clinic
Searcy , AR 72149
Posted 5 months ago
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PrimeCare Tech/Medical Assistant Job DescriptionTechs and Medical Assistants are expected to work as an integral part of the PrimeCare team, helping to provide quality care to our patients in a time-appropriate manner. The following are responsibilities, requirements, and expectations of a PrimeCare Tech or Medical Assistant:Responsibilities * Job-Specific Duties * Express critical thinking skills by asking appropriate questions and thoroughly collecting patient information (Constitutional, HPI, Medical History, Social History, etc.)* Perform rapid testing (pregnancy, strep, flu, H pylori, HbA1c, urinalysis, rapid drug screens, and any others) accurately and in a timely manner * Assist with blood draws, PFTs, I&Ds, and other procedures as required, including holding patients still during procedures * Use appropriate forms and documentation for all procedures and reporting protocols * Chart appropriately and efficiently in patients progress note * Use eCW templates effectively to help ensure accuracy and billing collections * Maintain training on drug screens and proper collection for lab processing * Manage time by taking personal initiative to complete necessary tasks and keep the provider organized and prepared to see patient(s) in each room * Display personal drive for accuracy and initiate clinical activities in order to ensure care processes are completed in the best manner for the patient * Perform other patient care activities as requested by provider * Set Others up for Success * Perform all required opening/closing duties, including stocking and cleaning patient rooms; ensure self and work station are ready when shift starts * Anticipate, listen and respond to customer needs in a courteous, tactful manner * Follow up and provide feedback in a timely and respectful manner * Demonstrate conservation and responsible use of resources; treat property with respect * Maintain composure, great attitude, and moral integrity under pressure * Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with team members, vendors, and patients * Present a positive image of PCMC through professional appearance and behavior * Inspire Others: Dont just bring your best game, bring others best games * Willingly serve others; try to make others jobs easier * Recognize and support the skills and qualities of others * Be in the moment and think critically during patient and co-worker interactions * Address problems/offer correction in a constructive manner, receive correction well * Be open to additional responsibility * Take Initiative: Action is better than inaction; See a problem, do something about itwe trust you * Perform all required opening/closing duties; ensure self and work station are ready when shift starts * Consistently arrive on schedule and stay until responsibilities are completed * Take ownership of responsibilities and actions; anticipate consequences of actions and learn from mistakes * Display personal drive for high quality work; be industrious with work time * Request assistance as needed, delegate tasks as appropriate * Use professional judgment in providing information situationally while staying sensitive to individual and organizational concerns * Know, understand, and abide by the policies and procedures of PCMC* Ensure confidentiality of sensitive information, comply with HIPAA regulations * Promote a healthy and safe workplace by following OSHA regulations * Innovate: Bring ideas, embrace change * Identify personal areas of development and seek opportunities for personal and professional growth * Continually strive to suggest and implement ways to improve team, clinic, and PrimeCares performance * Respond positively to and actively engage with new processes and procedures * Other duties as needed or requiredRequirements* High school diploma or equivalent * Able to work evenings and weekends* FT: Work a minimum of 30 hours per week, up to 40 or above, depending on clinic needs * Excellent customer service skills * Outstanding communication skills * Ability to read and write English according to proper grammar rules * Patience, sound judgment, and discretion dealing with confidential information * Organizational and multitasking skills * Experience with computer data entryPreferred:* If Medical Assistant, current MA license required * Knowledge of EHR systems * Knowledge of medical terminology, regulations, and medical office procedures * Experience taking blood pressure and measuring pulse ratesWorking Conditions & Physical RequirementsWhile performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter: * High traffic work area, high level of patient and employee interaction * Quiet to moderate noise level from electronic/machine, telephone, and vocal noise * Moderate to high risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials * Very occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts * Employee will be required to speak to and listen to others * Employees will be required to process, remember, and comply with changes in processes and protocols with or without warning * Majority of time may be spent standing and walking, using hands and fingers to perform job tasks; some reaching is required; many job functions require repetitive motion * Vision abilities required to perform this job include close vision and peripheral vision * Employees will rarely be asked to lift anything above 25lbs, but may occasionally be required to team-lift a patient or help restrain a patient in the course of care * Attendance will be required at staff meetings on a monthly basis outside of regular working hours (generally, early morning)* Travel may occasionally be required to attend meetings or to cover for teammates at other locations (generally, at other PrimeCare clinic locations)* Employees are strongly encouraged to attend non-mandatory company events for marketing and team-building * Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the jobThis job has no supervisory responsibilities. Employees in this position will report to a Team Leader (if available) and the Clinic Manager. Supervision is minimal to moderate and employees are expected to help each other comply with policies and procedures.This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position, but rather a way for the employee to take initiative as part of the PrimeCARE team. All PrimeCare employees are expected to help his/her co-workers in creating a balanced and servant-hearted working environment.