Medical Assistant

American Family Care, Inc. Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 7 days ago

Summary

Provides general nursing care to patients in outpatient clinic setting by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal.

  • Explain prescribed procedures and treatments to patients.

  • Prepare equipment and aid physician during treatment and examination of patient.

  • Ensure all ordered tests are performed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.

  • Maintain awareness of comfort and needs of the patient.

  • Observe patient, record significant conditions and reactions, and notify supervisor or physician of patients condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

  • Respond to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.

  • Perform all drug screening procedures in accordance with established rules and regulations.

  • Ensure patient immunizations are appropriate, well documented and administered using approved nursing techniques.

  • Conduct physician referrals as well as service pre-certifications on an as needed basis.

  • Document nursing history and physical assessment of patients.

  • Rotate among various clinical services such as lab, nursing and x-ray.

  • Prepare rooms; sterilize instruments, equipment, and supplies for procedures.

  • Ensure work area is neat and clean, fully stocked and all laundry items have been laundered and put away.

  • Manage difficult and emotional customer situations.

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation.

  • Observe safety and security procedures; promote a safe and pleasant work environment.

  • Report potentially unsafe conditions to management.

  • Respond to all patient messages; documenting conversations in electronic medical records system, assist with any patient discharging duties and share responsibility of call back sheets.

  • Regular attendance to ensure efficient clinic operations.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
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 Record Retrieval Representative 1 Huntsville AL

Humana Inc.

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-22T00:00 Description The Risk Adjustment Representative 1 travels to provider offices within the region and scans medical records into a secure system. The records are reviewed by Humana's Coding staff. Responsibilities Responsibilities * Travel up to 100% of the time, and will consist of driving to locations close to your home, as well as driving to locations that require overnight travel for up to a week at a time. * Use a laptop computer and a portable scanner to retrieve medical records which will be uploaded into a database. * Schedule appointments and visits to physician offices in a timely, efficient manner to meet all deadlines. Required Qualifications * High School Diploma or equivalent * 1+ year of medical record or related experience * Must have reliable transportation * Demonstrated organizational skills * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel * Working knowledge of computers, or a demonstrated technical aptitude and an ability to quickly learn new systems * Live within reasonable commutable distance of the market area * This role is part of Humana's Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver's license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100/300/100 limits Preferred Qualifications * Associate Degree * Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong analytical, organizational and time management skills * Knowledge and experience in health care environment/managed care * Knowledge of ICD-9/10 codes Additional information This position is in scope of Humana's Driving Safety and Vehicle Management Program and therefore subject to driver license validation and MVR review. This posting states Work at Home Alabama, however, it is a field position and the hiring leader is looking for someone to reside in the following locations; Huntsville Madison New Hope Gurley Paint Rock Brownsboro Redstone Arsenal Guntersville Albertville Scottsboro Hollywood Decatur This position is for travel within the Northern part of Alabama or potential travel to the Chattanooga, TN area. Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 Humana Inc. Huntsville AL

Medical Assistant

American Family Care, Inc.