Medical Assistant - Urgent Care Chapel Hil (Part-Time) in Chapel Hill, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 12/1/2017

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Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Triage incoming patients; perform CPR and other emergency measures, if necessary

2.      Escort patients to exam rooms; take histories and vital signs; prepare patients for examination

3.      Assist providers in examination and treatment of patients, minor surgeries, and physicals

4.      Stock and set up exam rooms with necessary equipment and supplies

5.      Clean and sterilize instruments

6.      Process referral and prior authorization requests in accordance with company protocol

7.      Utilize electronic medical software to record patient information in compliance with HIPAA/confidentiality guidelines

8.      Dispense medication as directed by providers

9.      Collect and process lab specimens

10.  Perform glucose monitoring

11.  Provide wound care and perform suture removal as directed by provider

12.  Communicate with patient, pharmacy, and physician inquiries within the scope of practice; involve provider as needed

13.  Perform accurate and timely input of data into EMR and Clockwise

14.  Prepare patients for radiological procedures and take x-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety

15.  Protect patients, staff, and self from radiation exposure by practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed industry standards

16.  Obtain quality diagnostic radiographs as requested by providers and maintain a repeat rate of 2% or less

17.  Develop and process radiological film

18.  Log completed radiological procedures, completing paperwork accurately and on time and identifying and filing reports as required

19.  Ensure that all radiological equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, immediately reporting any equipment malfunction to the Clinical Coordinator

Job Requirements

Educational Duties and Responsibilities 

Current ARRT x-ray certification

Successful completion of training as a medical assistant

Technology proficiency: Ability to use practice management and EMR software with confidence and to utilize online lab programs accurately and independently

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Professional Skills Required


•         Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced medical setting


•         Ability to react calmly in an emergency situation


•         Displays a positive and helpful attitude to both public and staff


•         Professional appearance and manner


•         Self-starter, managing small increments of time efficiently


•         Personable and team-work oriented

Flexible and adaptable to changing situations and schedules
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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