Medical Assistant Sr - Family Care Lake Pointe

Integris Health Oklahoma City , OK 73113

Posted 5 days ago

Medical Assistant Sr

  • Full Time

  • Day Shift

Job Code: 2309

Position Summary:

Acts as a mentor to new Level II's & entry-level Medical Assistants and assists with orientation and development of new staff. Provides direct patient care and serves as a liaison between provider and patient. Performs vitals, patient history, venipuncture, lab, x-ray, referrals, and patient phone messages as directed by the provider and/or clinical supervisor. This position requires age related competencies. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Functions:

The Medical Assistant Senior responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Instructs the patient/caregiver in signs/symptoms of complications and home management related to disease process as per plan of care.

  • Documents patient status accurately and timely using EMR.

  • Reviews charts to ensure accuracy after each visit.

  • Reports any suspected abuse and refers patient/family to appropriate health or social resource.

  • Performs Venipuncture, EKG, Waived Testing, Bone Density, X-Ray, and other procedures as assigned by the physician, manager or clinical supervisor.

  • Sterilizes equipment after a procedure is performed.

  • Manages large call volume while maintaining excellent telephone etiquette

  • Organizes workflow to meet patient needs in a timely manner

  • Gathers and documents information about patient's condition, which include lab values, pain levels, patient education needs, nutritional status and potential

complications.

  • Contributes to the assessment/re-assessment of patients which include lab values, pain levels, patient education needs, nutritional status and potential complications.

  • Monitors for signs and symptoms related to abnormal lab values and eviation from baseline assessments.

  • Participates in the development of the plan of care, to include implementation and evaluation of appropriate patient care interventions which may include medication administration (exclusive of narcotics).

  • Participates in the orientation and skilled development of new staff as assigned.

  • Signs off on competencies for Level II

  • May retrieve and transport medications

Accountability:

Medical Assistant Senior is accountable to the Provider, Business Office Manager, and Clinical Supervisor. Medical Assistant Senior is responsible for patients under their care while in the clinic. Performs duties in a manner that ensures a physical environment free of hazards to self and others.

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):

Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time

Standing/Walking: Frequently; activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time

Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)

Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes

Seeing: Yes

Hearing: Yes

Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

Moderate exposure to hazardous risks, including potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals. Must follow standard precautions.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

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