Medical Assistant I (RF-Variable)
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Local 5/Gr. 08 - Refer to Local 5 contract. BASIC JOB PURPOSE As delegated by and under indirect supervision of clinic nursing supervisor, and with direction from charge nurse, staff nurse, or practitioner, SUPPORTS practitioner and clinical team to accomplish proactive patient management; PERFORMS variety of technical, clerical, receptionist and patient care duties to assist practitioners and other members of health care team in providing high quality patient care through health care system; PREPARES sterile and un-sterile fields and ASSISTS practitioner with minor procedures and occasional office-based surgical procedures; IDENTIFIES, DRAWS UP, and LABELS medications for immediate verification and use by the practitioner; ASSISTS in resolving and/or responding to non-clinical related patient complaints and inquires; ACTS as preceptor/trainer; COLLABORATES with clinic nursing supervisor to develop operational strategies and process improvements for department/unit; ASSISTS practitioner with highly specialized procedures (i.e. frequent office-based surgical procedures, chain of custody urine collection, splint manufacturing, medicine administration) after completion of training and competency requirements, in accordance with policies/procedures, and as delegated by clinic nursing supervisor and ordered by authorized practitioner.

SUPPORTS compliance and Principles of Responsibility; MAINTAINS confidentiality; PROTECTS organizational assets; EXHIBITS ethics and integrity; ADHERES to applicable federal and state laws and regulations, accreditation and licensing requirements, policies and procedures; REPORTS and/or RESOLVES issues of non-compliance. On a regular, sustained basis, COOPERATES with other staff members both within and outside the department in accomplishment of own job duties as well as assisting others in accomplishing theirs. SERVES as team player and role model for other employees in the Organization; always exhibiting traits of courtesy, caring, helpfulness and respect. CONDUCTS oneself in a service-oriented manner that is attentive, pleasant, cooperative, sensitive, respectful and kind when dealing with members, visitors, the public and all employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION/TRAINING Graduate of post high school medical assisting program with 200 hours clinical externship or military medical specialist training (Fully qualified RN or LPN may be considered as equivalent to education and training listed above). Equivalent combination of education (lesser) & experience may be considered in lieu of requirements. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION Certification in specialty area, if applicable. Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification EXPERIENCE/OTHER Rank 91B10 or higher as Army Medical Specialist or other military branch Medical Specialist equivalent with eighteen months experience, or graduate of medical assisting program with one year continuous experience.

If medication administration required of job, then must obtain passing score of 80% on pharmacology exam and attend class sponsored by Kaiser Permanente on Administration of Medications (and complete required medication administration competency annually). If assisting in office-based medical or surgical procedures requiring highly specialized equipment is required of job, then must successfully complete and maintain required competencies annually for the general surgical assistant role, the specific procedures in which they assist and the specialized handling and cleaning of the equipment. Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the following: interpersonal relations, customer service, detail-oriented, problem solving, teamwork, creativity/innovation, meet variable workloads. Equivalent combination of education & experience (lesser) may be considered in lieu of requirements.

COMMUNICATION AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone. Reading, writing, speaking, understanding English. Training/giving and receiving instructions. Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g.

organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE/OTHER One year experience as Medical Assistant. NOTE: - Work schedule and days off may be changed based on operational needs. - Should you submit your resume for this position and you do not meet the minimum qualifications or are not contacted within 2-6 weeks, you should assume that a more qualified candidate was selected or is being considered for the position.

No other notification will be sent. Additional Information: Region Hawaii Bargaining Unit HERE-Local 5 Facility H Kona 011 Shift Variable Employee Referral N Area of Interest Pt Care Srvs (Non-Nurse) - Medical Assistant JobType Full-Time State/City HI, Kailua

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