Physician Office Clinical Assistant (Medical Ass)-York Pediatric Medicine
WellSpan Health - York, PA

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Tracking Code 25006 Job Description Physician Office Clinical Assistant Opportunity (Full Time)(Medical Assistant) York Pediatric Medicine / Queen Street - York, PA About the Position The qualified candidate will work closely with the clinical nursing coordinator, practice manager or provider to offer safe, therapeutic and efficient care and services to patients, which may include performing treatments, administering medications (if qualified and appropriately supervised) and educating patients and their families.Please click here to learn more about York Pediatric Medicine. The qualified candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties: Obtains and documents reason for visit, patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, weight, respirations, pulse and BMI. Assists providers with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care. Collects specimens as directed by provider.

Uses appropriate equipment and protocols for collecting, handling, testing, and preparing for transportation to lab including proper identification, storage procedures and techniques. Ensures all patient care areas are adequately stocked with unexpired supplies and medications. Prepares patients for scheduled procedures by assuring patient is appropriately gowned and instruments and supplies are set-up. Uses Universal Precautions.

Sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies as required. Handles and stores instruments, equipment and supplies appropriately. Arranges for patients ordered diagnostic and therapeutic services by completing necessary paperwork and scheduling of appointments. Maintains patient records to ensure an accurate record of the patients medical treatment.

Under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse or provider, prepares and administers vaccines, medications and controlled substances/narcotics as prescribed by the provider and as certified competencies permit. Asks prescribed screening questions, identifies risks and contraindications, questions and observes for appropriate responses. Documents and processes prescription requests and refills per provider order. Performs basic office procedures, examinations and/or tests ordered by provider and as certified competent (i.e.

EKGs, ear lavage, vision tests etc.). Provides health care information materials and reviews with patient and family members as directed by providers (i.e. VIS sheets etc.). Under the direction of the provider, tracks, reviews and monitors follow-up of diagnostic test results.

Relays information to patient from the provider regarding results and follow-up instructions. Obtains basic health information from patient/family members to review with providers or clinical resource person at the time of the visit or over the phone. Uses this information to assist providers in determining the urgency for care or an alternative venue for care for patients with acute problems, should access not be readily available at the practice. Gives basic care information to patients/family members per provider guidelines and instructions.

Qualifications 1 year of clinical medical office experience or graduate of a Medical Assistant program preferred National certification as a medical assistant preferred BCLS certification Strong communication skills Strong computer skills Models team work Excellent customer service Ability to multi-task WellSpan Health WellSpan Health is a not-for-profit, community based health care system serving more than 650,000 people in south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. York Hospital, a 570+ bed, Level 1 Trauma Center, Magnet designatedcommunity teaching hospital, and Gettysburg Hospital, a 76-bed acute-care facility, are the cornerstones of the health system. In April 2012, WellSpan Health opened the WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospitala 73-bed state-of-the arthospital, to care for patients recovering from strokes, traumas, chronic disease complications and orthopedic injuries.The organization has received significant, national recognition, including being named a Top 100 Integrated Health Network by Verispan, being one of the Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities by Health Imaging and IT. WellSpan Health is an integrated health system with more than 60 care sites, more than 8,700 employees and seven residency programs.WellSpan Medical Group The WellSpan Medical Group is a large multi-specialty group that employs more than 350 primary care physicians and specialists in over 60 locations across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.

Working together and connected through a sophisticated electronic health record, these experts offer care and treatment for conditions that range from simple to complex from the common cold to orthopedic injuries, neurologic problems and cardiovascular disease. The WellSpan Medical Group is proud of their low physician turnover and strong commitment to physician leadership within their group. The CommunityWellSpan Health facilities are located in York and Adams counties, which offer an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you're seeking. Both communities offerabundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.The communities area short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area andPhiladelphia.If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you'll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

ahj Required Skills Typing; Minimum requirement 30wpm with 4% or less errors Job Location York, PA US Position Type Full-Time/Regular Schedule: Days/Evenings Additional Scheduling Info: Full-Time (80hrs/2wks) Days with 1 evening M-F; Sat & Sun rotation Additional Requirements: PA Act73 Child Abuse Clearance Required Apply Share Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email More Sharing Services Return To Job Listings

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