Via Christi Medical Associates - Wichita, KS

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: ( This list may not include all of the duties assigned.) 1. Performs selected nursing and administrative duties. 2. Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes patient histories and vital signs. 3. Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. 4. Gives injections, and applies casts, splints, and dressings, only as required by a physician. 5. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization. 6. Assists physicians in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals. 7. Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments. 8. Screens telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician. 9. Provides general information on departmental policies and procedures. 10. Maintains clinical and office supplies and equipment. 11. Maintains patient files, records and other information. 12. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested. 13. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations. 14. Responsible for adequate documentation in regard to medical records, patient charts, correspondence, fee ticket, and requisitions. 15. Maintain current knowledge of new health care regulations and OSHA requirements and coordinate implementation of requirements as needed with MOD Manager. 16. Responsible for maintaining current license. 17. Maintains patient confidentiality. 18. Performs related work as required or as instructed by immediate supervisor.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care. Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed. Skill in taking vital signs. Skill in maintaining records and recording test results. Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly. EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants. EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years clinic experience preferred. CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: Certification preferred. Current CPR certification. ALTERNATIVE TO MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None.

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