Onsite Innovations Inc. is looking for a full time Medical Assistant, Monday through Friday, at our onsite occupational clinic in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
We are seeking a flexible, self motivated Medical Assistant with primary care and occupational health experience. Successful candidates require excellent customer service, communication skills, computer proficiency and a strong understanding of OSHA recordability.
Definition: Under medical supervision, assists professionals in the delivery of health care services and performs related duties as required.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage Daily Operation of the Front Desk
Answers telephone, greets patients, schedules appointments, updates patient charts, handles correspondence, updates and files all patient records, prepares all charts for following day’s clinic appointments, orders supplies.
Has a strong understanding of worker's compensation principals
Logs all incoming accident reports and submits to insurance carrier for claim numbers
Makes first contact with injured employee and schedules visit with CRNP
Communicates all new injuries received to HR Safety Representative
Enters data into Open documenting date of injury, diagnosis, and current treatment plans of care on all EE seen in Occupational Health including next office visit, outside appointments, and current work status. Updates after each visit to Occupational Health.
Schedules outside medical referrals and diagnostic testing as requested by medical provider and assures all outside notes/diagnostic reports are received
Handles billing referrals for workman’s compensation clients.
Identifies and reschedules employees who miss appointments. Notifies medical staff.
Communicate work status changes to supervisors, HR representative, and insurance carrier
Assures treatment sheets are completed and signed
Schedules follow up visits according to medical recommendations
Assure health questionnaire, consent for physical, Panel list, and if applicable DOT physical form and Hearing Conservation Program paperwork are filled out
Obtains consent for and completes all urine drug and breath alcohol testing. Completes chain of custody form and sends urine specimens to lab when non negative results obtained on instant test.
If DOT pre-employment performs breath alcohol testing and urine drug screen pre-employment collection according to DOT policy
Documents vital signs and urinalysis
Performs hearing and vision screens as needed
Once physical is completed, communicates employment status to HR representative and hiring supervisor according to medical staff recommendations
Schedules all pre-employment and renewal physicals
Maintains communication with Transportation Department representative to identify employees with expired cards
Assures all paperwork is completed, copies driver’s license
Completes hearing and vision screens
Documents vital signs and urinalysis results
Informs medical staff of any abnormal findings prior to exam
Immediately notifies department supervisor of all failures on renewal exams
If pre-employment exam will notify HR representative of pass/fail status
If new card is issued or renewed, copies both card and driver’s license and forwards to department supervisor
Maintains DOT database outlining current expiration dates for all physicals completed in Occupational Health Unit
Hearing Conservation Program
Enters new employees into database
Coordinates with supervisors to schedule employees for testing
Performs annual hearing tests and notifies medical staff of any abnormal results. Reschedules tests if significant threshold shift was identified
Has employee complete all Hearing Conservation Paperwork
Provides training as needed on using hearing protection devices
Stocks pressroom boxes with ear plugs as needed
Provides hearing protection to other department supervisors/staff as requested and logs outgoing supplies
Return to Work Physicals, Non-occupational
Schedules all clients
Makes copy of return to work note, office notes from outside physician
According to medical findings, communicates current work status to HR representative and department supervisor
Clinic Visits for Doctor
Schedules patients appropriately in conjunction with medical staff and HR requests
Pulls all charts and assures all doctor’s notes, diagnostic reports and dictations are in place prior to visit
Assures treatment sheets are completed and signed
Schedules referrals for outside appointments and diagnostic testing as ordered
Schedules follow up visits with either Dr. Goren or medical staff as ordered
Miscellaneous Clinical Duties
Triages incoming injuries and provides basic first aid if medical provider not available. Contacts medical provider via phone if necessary to discuss case.
Assists medical staff with bandaging, splinting, wound care and procedures
Checks employee blood pressures when requested and maintains log on each person to provide to primary doctor as needed
Other Administrative and Clinical Duties as Assigned
Skills and Proficiencies Required
Typing and Computer Skills
Microsoft Office (93-2007) - Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
Planning and Scheduling
Written & Oral Communications
OnSite Innovations - 15 months ago
OnSite Innovations is a leading provider of on-site occupational medical services. For over ten years, we have been providing superior...