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AdventHealth Medical Assistant Centra Care Lenexa KS FT DAYS in Lenexa, Kansas

Description

Medical Assistant Centra Care Lenexa KS FT DAYS

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Centra Care

  • Commitment to whole-person care, giving you the opportunity to help heal people in mind body and spirit.

  • Fulfilling work with people who treat you like family.

  • Excellent benefits, market-driven wages and career development opportunities.

  • Recognized for the seventh year in a row as a recipient of the Gallup Great Workplace Award as part of the AdventHealth network.

  • Opportunities for advancement as we expand our network across the nation.

Work Hours/Shift: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • 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.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • 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

  • CPR Certification

  • Continued maintenance of BAT certification after hire

  • Graduate of accredited medical assistant program

  • 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

Job 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.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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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