Medical Assistant (Ma)

Wellpath Fresno , CA 93721

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Under direct supervision and direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed medical professional, the Medical Assistant provides direct and non-direct patient care, participating in the patient plan of care by administering a variety of duties in the areas of treatment to patients, laboratory, check in/out and within scope, following written/oral instructions, and communicating and maintaining accurate patient events records.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Completion of an approved Medical Assistance program

Experience:

  • Previous correctional/detention facility experience preferred

  • Three (3) years' experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Unrestricted Certification as a Medical Assistant, if required in assigned state

  • Phlebotomist certification

  • Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and ACLS certification through AHA

  • Current (and must maintain) security clearance

Responsibilities

  • Clinical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

o Prep exam rooms

o Vital Signs

o Assist practitioner with examination

o Administering treatments

o Performing EKG's

o Obtain lab specimens (blood, stool, oral, culture) and perform on-site testing

  • Non-Clinical Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

o Answering phones

o Scheduling Appointments

o Check In/Out

o Provide test results to patient per providers orders

o Ordering and stocking medications and supplies

o Clean and organize exam room and clinic

  • Passes medications and gives treatments according to physician orders and in accordance with CMGC policy

o Oral, sublingual and buccal medications

o Eye medications except for eye medications to new post-operative eye clients

o Ear medications

o Nasal medications

o Rectal medications

o Vaginal medications

o Skin ointments, topical medications including patches and transdermal medications

o Medications by gastrostomy and jejunotomy tubes

o Premeasured medication delivered by Aerosol/Nebulizer

o Medications delivered by metered hand-held inhalers

  • Accurately, and in timely manner, documents medications and treatments in patient records

  • Reports patient condition changes to supervisor and notifies of medications needing to be refilled

  • Works within scope and ensures compliance with company policy and procedures and regulatory requirements, including blood-borne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control, and safety

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized medication cart and medication room.

  • May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff

  • May assist for orientation and training of new employees

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer


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