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AdventHealth Advent Health Centra Care-Certfied Medical Assistant-KS/MO in Kansas City, Kansas

Description

Our Mission is to extend thehealing ministry of Christ.

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend

the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous

behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating

customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with

customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality,

abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and

communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution,

helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high

standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive

interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to

the policies and procedures of the organization.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Practice

Manager and under the supervision of the Providers, the Medical Assistant cares

for patients and performs a wide variety of patient care activities. Adheres to state, federal and organizational

guidelines to ensure quality care and patient safety with support from the

Clinical Excellence team. Is essential in maintaining organization and

facilitating patient flow. Actively participates in outstanding customer

service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are

equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Demonstrates

through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion,

Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork

  • Drives customer

service initiatives by creating and owning the patient experience

  • Performs properly

and legibly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance

with department policy.

  • Utilizing

age-specific guidelines, assesses patient during clinical check-in, documents

pertinent medical information and vital signs. Assesses for signs of abuse or

neglect.

  • Performs and

administers treatments, medications and any follow-up assessments ordered by

the provider, verifying as needed. Responds appropriately in clinical

emergencies and triage situations

  • Performs

diagnostic and occupational medicine testing to include, but not limited to,

EKG, spirometry, audiometry, titmus and pulse oximetry. Completes forensic

testing collections in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and

Florida Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. This may include urine drug screens,

blood/breath alcohol testing, oral fluids and hair testing.

  • Appropriately

complete check-out duties and relays instructions/care to the patient or family

  • Performs required

Quality Control checklist to ensure safety of the patient

  • Follows CDC

guidelines, infection prevention practices, demonstrates appropriate use of

PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and follows safety regulations.

  • Participates in

departmental performance improvement initiatives

  • May be called

upon to train newly hired clinical staff

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general medical assistant practices

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements

  • Ability to operate a computer, copier, fax and scanner

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and others of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast pace, high patient volume environment

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Strong critical thinking skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of accredited medical assistant program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Previous MA experience

  • Previous urgent care / ED experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  1. Must be currently certified and maintain certification by one of the following:
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (“AAMA”) for Certified Medical Assistants

  • American Medical Certification Association (“AMCA”) for Clinical Medical Assistant Certification

  • American Medical Technologists (“AMT”) for Registered Medical Assistant

  • National Association for Health Professionals (“NAHP”) for Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant

  • National Center for Competency Testing (“NCCT”) for National Certified Medical Assistant

  • National Health Career Association (“NHA”) for Registered Clinical Medical Assistant

  • State of Kansas/Missouri Paramedic License

  1. CPR Certification

  2. Continued maintenance of BAT certification after hire

Qualifications

Job: Patient Care Support

Primary Location: US-KS-Kansas City

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level High School Diploma / GED

Travel Yes, 100 % of the Time

Job Posting May 2, 2019, 2:23:14 PM

Req ID: 278478

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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