Medical Assistant

Thedacare , WI

Posted 2 weeks ago

Why ThedaCare?

ThedaCare's reputation for providing outstanding, individualized care is directly attributed to the unrelenting passion for safety and quality demonstrated by our team members. We advocate for each patient by providing timely information and convenient access that empower them to make confident decisions about their health. Our combined expertise allow us to better predict and prevent disease and support a more proactive approach to care, making a critical difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

A career with ThedaCare means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a healthcare system that is changing the face of care and wellbeing in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.

Job Description Summary :

The Medical Assistant provides patient-centered, specialized, evidence-based care across the continuum using a team based approach to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Under the supervision of the physician, advanced practice clinicians, RN, or nurse leader, performs patient-centered care.

Through collaborative practice with members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by ThedaCare. Contributes to the goals of the clinic by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate, safe care and demonstrated commitment to continuous growth and professional development.

Job Description:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.Receives and executes orders from the overseeing, delegating, or supervising physician or advanced practice clinician.

2.Rooms the patient, obtains and documents vital signs and pertinent health information, validates medication reconciliation completion, and prepares patient for examination. Provides documentation support for complex documentation in electronic health record during provider visit.

3.Assists in meeting the care needs of the patient in collaboration with the care team to ensure quality, cost-effective and safe patient care practices.

4.Addresses situations or decisions to ensure patient concerns and needs are met.

5.Reinforces patient education to improve care outcomes and safe patient practices.

6.Assists the provider/RN in performing and documenting tests and procedures.

7.Assists in discharging the patient at the completion of the office visit reinforcing the after visit summary. Aids in the completion of medication, laboratory, and radiology orders as needed.

8.Demonstrates professional and therapeutic relationships with patients, families, team members, and providers. 9. Participates in patient panel management. Works with care team members to monitor patients who would benefit from recommended health screening, preventative services, and established chronic disease tracking interventions.

QUALIFICATIONS: Valid certification or registration through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or American Medical Technologist (AMT) or National Healthcare Association (NHA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or a valid State of Wisconsin Licensed Practical Nurse license.

Some departments may require additional certifications. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

32

Scheduled FTE:

0.8

Location:

Theda Clark Medical Plaza Suite 310 Neenah, WI - Neenah,Wisconsin

Overtime Exempt:

No



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