Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day. When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.
Medical Assistant **Eligible for $2000 Sign-On/Retention Bonus**
Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive network that includes over 1,100 physicians and advanced practice clinicians across Kentucky and Indiana. They represent over 75 specialties including primary care and family medicine, internal medicine, osteopathic medicine, emergency medicine, general surgery and a wide range of surgical specialties offering advanced treatments and care.
If you're a Medical Assistant looking for a change and want to work for a faith based system that seeks to live by their values, then we're looking for you!
The Medical Assistant III assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician/provider. Areas of clinical practice include patients of all ages in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and most Specialty Practices.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in the efficient flow of patients from the waiting room through their medical visit.
Effectively captures data needed to facilitate the physician's/provider's ability to efficiently evaluate patients, including but not limited to; vital signs, past medical, social and family history, health maintenance and the patient's current medication and pharmacy used.
Prepares in advance for the clinic to run smoothly by checking the physician's/provider's schedule and the patient record to make sure all documents are available for the physician/provider's viewing.
Handles patient call backs and prescription refills within the scope of the certification for this position.
Administers medication and injections as directed by the physician/provider.
Able to perform phlebotomy.
Performs EKG's, PFT's spirometry, nebulizer treatments and ear irrigations, and other procedures appropriate to level of training and within the scope of the certification of this position.
Performs in-office lab testing such as glucose testing, strep screens, pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and HgA1c as directed by the physician/provider.
Performs sterilization on instruments used for minor procedures/surgeries according to the CDC recommended guidelines.
Cleans and stocks rooms; helps monitor supplies as needed.
Effectively interacts with referral sources and other healthcare providers in a customer-focused manner.
Maintains patient confidentiality and corporate compliance guidelines and integrity.
Carries out additional duties as assigned.
Maintains HIPAA/OSHA compliance.
Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job related hazards, and national patient safety goals.
Ensures SAFE Reports are submitted appropriately.
Ensures positive customer relations interactions
Maintains all certifications/licensures such as BLS, CMA, RMA or Nursing license
Minimum Education & Training:
HS Diploma or equivalent, required.
2 years of Medical Assisting Experience, required.
Basic Life Support (may be obtained within 90 days of hire) required.
Graduate of an Accredited MA, LPN or RN Program, preferred.
Ability to achieve certification from AAMA, AMT or NCCT within 2 years, preferred.
Computer skills, preferred.
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