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Certified Medical Assistant, Full Time, Day Shift

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Tamaqua
Posted on: January 24, 2023

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:

  • Performs clinical procedures within scope of practice.
  • Follows treatment plan as directed by the Clinical Coordinator, CRNP and Physicians.
  • Extracts data from the medical record and records as directed.
  • Transcribes orders, resheets charts, and schedules tests/ procedures.
  • Performs necessary functions to ensure patient comfort and satisfaction with service.
  • Accepts responsibility for providing safe, appropriate, quality patient care.
  • Communicates new orders, change in patient's condition, and unit concerns with unit based team.
  • Restocks pharmacy supplies and unit supplies are needed.
  • Registers patients and bills for services.
  • Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of growth and development, and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
  • Takes action role in QA/QI.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
  • Assists in training new staff and coverage as needed at other Community Health sites.
    PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
    Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stands for up to 10 hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transports patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral vision.
    EDUCATION:
    High school diploma or GE required. Graduate of an accredited MA program strongly preferred.
    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
    Experience with medical terminology and prior experience working in a medical office.

    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. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Certified Medical Assistant, Full Time, Day Shift, Healthcare , Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

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