Summary: Responsible for assisting physician(s) and physician extender(s), as applicable, with clinical patient medical care duties, including patient triage, rooming of patients, and other clinical duties as assigned by physician. Performs both administrative and clinical duties as assign by physician and supervisor. Displays maturity, flexibility, and effective organization and communication skills in dealing with other people. Works cooperatively with other departments and medical facilities. Promotes teamwork within the department. Performs as part of a health care team to provide high quality medical services. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.
b.Measures and records vital signs.
c.Records chief complaint and patient history.
d.Prepares patients for examinations.
e.Assists physicians and physician extenders with exams and minor
f.Administers medications per physician orders.
g.Provides patient education per physician orders.
h.Stocks, cleans, and maintains sufficient supplies and equipment.
i.Disposes of biohazard and waste according to OSHA standards.
j.Performs accurate documentation.
a.Answers the phone and schedules appointments.
b.Greets patients and completes required forms.
c.Files and maintains medical records.
e.Covers front desk reception as needed.
3.Performs other work duties as assigned.
Graduate of MA program and/or greater than one year of medical assisting experience. Basic computer skills required. Good verbal and documentation skills required.
The assessment, care and treatment provided by the medical assistant will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The medical assistant is competent to care for patient age groups consistent with the specialties of the physician(s) in the practice.
High school diploma required.
Employee is required to sit and walk frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.) load frequently, a medium (21-50 lbs.) and/or heavy (50 lbs. +) load occasionally. Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs. with assistance. Employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is occasionally required to reach forward and reach overhead. Employee may be required to do simple grasping and pushing/pulling.
(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%)
The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.
Job Relationships: Brief descriptions of the types of interactions that occur for this job.
Takes direction from: Office Manager/Practice Coordinator, Physician(s), and Physician Extender(s)
Provides direction to: N/A
Supervised by: Office Manager/Practice Coordinator
Mission: Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of the community. Using talents and resources responsibly, our medical staff, employees and volunteers provide care for the whole person with compassion, professional excellence, and respect for each other and those we serve.
Core Values: Human Dignity, Justice, Excellence, Compassion, and Stewardship.
Human Dignity: Demonstrates respect for the dignity and needs of patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
Justice: Honors each person’s rights and responsibilities by working as a team player to provide positive patient outcomes.
Excellence: Demonstrates creativity and inventiveness in improving the ways in which work-related tasks are performed. Also strives for excellence in the services that he/she provides.
Compassion: Demonstrates caring beyond “It’s My Job” and utilizes positive interpersonal skills.
Stewardship: Demonstrates honesty and acts with integrity. Also demonstrates the ability to work in a safe, cost-effective and efficient manner.
FACES – Friendly – Available – Caring – Efficient – Safe
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.
At St. Luke's, each and every day, we put into practice our values:
We accept and treat all persons as being created in...