Medical Assistant Mercy Health St. Anne Hernia Center- Part Time

Mercy Health Toledo , OH 43601

Posted 2 months ago

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthMedical AssistantJob Summary:

Under the general direction of the physician, assists with the processing of patients in an ambulatory/office setting including diagnostic procedures. Responsible for general clinical and clerical duties associated with direct and indirect patient care. Reports to the Office Manager, supervisor, physician, and/or R.N. Provides care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.Essential Functions:Directs patients to patient care areas and obtains chief complaint and/or reason for visit, vital signs, heights and weight. Maintains patient flow in clinical areas.Performs diagnostic testing (EKG, PFT, minor lab) as ordered. May perform venipuncture. Maintains appropriate records including documentation, review of chart for current information, patient notes, dictation, etc.Assists physician with procedures, treatments, minor surgeries and exams as needed. Provides some basic procedures under the direction of the physician, mid-level provider, or RN. Performs some basic triage functions with referral to appropriate medical professional.May be required to float based on staffing needs.Perform functions of patient services coordinator such as obtaining and verifying patient demographic information, enter data into the computer, obtaining co-pays and entering billing charges into the computer.Maintains inventory and stocks exam rooms. Maintains patient care equipment in good working order to ensure quality control procedures and in accordance with regulatory guidelines.Assists in ensuring compliance with the state, federal and other regulatory agencies.Administers medications and documents.Reviews daily schedule to prepare charts for daily appointments. Follows up on missed appointments.Required Minimum Education:Vocational/Technical DegreeSpecialty/Major: Medical AssistingPreferred Education:2 year Associates DegreeSpecialty/Major: Medical AssistingLicensure/Certifi
cations Required:Must be a graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program. Current certification or licensure required. If not currently certified/registered must obtain within 90 days of employment. Must possess current CPR certification with the American Heart Association.Preferred:Must possess ability to adjust to varying work levels in order to complete multiple tasks based on department's daily needs.Minimum Year's Experience:Two years of previous experience in a physician's office or ambulatory care setting preferred.Working knowledge of Microsoft office or equivalent.This position requires the incumbent to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills for patients in the following age categories (check all that differ from main job description):Neonate- 0-4 weeksInfant, 1-12 monthsAdolescent, 13-17 yearsAdult, 18-64 yearsGeriatric, 65 years and olderPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSPerforms repetitive tasks/motionsHears alarm bells, telephone, and other soundsHears normal conversationHave good manual dexterityHave good eye-hand-foot coordinationHave clarity of vision: New (>20")Have clarity of vision: Mid (>20"-20')Have clarity of vision: Far (>20')Distinguish colorsPHYSICAL DEMANDSPlease indicate the activity's level of frequency that applies to this position using the following frequency scale:1 = Not at all within shift (0%), 2 = Occasionally within shift (1-33%), 3 = Frequently within shift (34-66%), 4 = Continuously within shift (67-100%);Standing- 3Walking- 3Sitting- 3Balancing- 2Reaching above-2Lift/Carry >50 los

Lift above shoulder- 2Climbing- 1Bending- 2Twist at waist- 2Push/Pull with force

Reaching above shoulder- 2Lift above head- 1Crouching/Squatting- 2Crawling- 1Kneeling- 1Push/Pull with force >50lbs- 1Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs- 1Lift from waist level up- 1Driving- 1MENTAL REQUIREMENTSReads and interprets written/oral instructions.Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently.Identifies and understands issues and problems.Examines data and draws logical conditions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding.Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications.Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.General office environment: works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, air conditioned office area, with moderate noise levels.May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.May be required to use physical restraints.May be exposed to adverse weather conditions: cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.Long-distance or air travel as needed -not to exceed 10% travel.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.Potential exposure to infectious organisms.May be constantly interrupted; requiring changing from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.May have periods of constant interruptions.Prolonged periods of working alone may occur.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with: * Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans * Prescription drug coverage * Flexible spending accounts * Life insurance w/AD&D* An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify. * Paid time off * Educational Assistance * And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:12Work Shift:All (United States of America)Department:Hernia Ctr- St Anne- St. Anne HospitalAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health- Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours- Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com
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