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Medical Assistant - Full Time, Sleep Center

Company: St. Lukes Hospital
Location: Macungie
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Medical Assistant participates in data collection, planning, and implementation of patient care.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Demonstrates the ability to perform vital signs and verify medication as well as obtain medical history.Obtains and updates a medication and problem list for every patient.Schedules patients for studies and follow-up appointments.Obtain Pre-Authorizations for Sleep Studies.Prepares charts and assures that all testing and compliance reports are in charts.Demonstrates the ability to work in the front office.Must be able to work in all the Sleep Disorders Center locations.PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 8 hours per day; 4 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, push and carry objects up to 10 lbs. Frequently lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transport patients weighing up to 400 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate. Consistently pull up to 10 lbs. Frequently pull up to 250 lbs. with assistance when appropriate. Frequently stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, and climb. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Occasional crawling. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Frequently finger and handle objects. Occasionally firmly grasp, twist, turn objects with hands and fingers. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony (e.g. computer screen).EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED required. Graduate of an accredited MA program strongly preferred.TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Experience with medical terminology and prior experience working in a medical office. BLS Certification or obtained within 6 months of hire.Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Lukes Hospital, Allentown , Medical Assistant - Full Time, Sleep Center, Healthcare , Macungie, Pennsylvania

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