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Medical Assistant Advanced-MedAccess in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

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. Perform phlebotomy and IV treatment in accordance with training and provider

direction

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

8. Utilize electronic medical software to record patient information in compliance with

HIPAA/confidentiality guidelines

9. Dispense medication as directed by providers

10. Collect and process lab specimens

11. Perform glucose monitoring

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

13. Communicate with patient, pharmacy, and physician inquiries within the scope of

practice; involve provider as needed

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

15. Start peripheral IVs and administer IV fluids

16. Calculate drug dosages; administer limited IV medications as trained and under the

direction of the provider

17. Administer IM, SQ, and oral medications as trained and under the direction of the

provider

18. Administer aerosol treatments

19. Apply splints and dressings

20. Obtain and maintain emergency airways

21. Administer oxygen therapy

22. Perform phlebotomy

Job Requirements

Professional Skills Required
• Successful completion of training by accredited paramedic training program, with three
years clinical experience and demonstrated skills as noted under General Duties and
Responsibilities

• Completion of ACLS and PALS

• Technology proficiency: Ability to use practice management, EMR, and Clockwise
software with confidence

• 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

MedAccess Advanced Medical Assistants will not be required to maintain active state licensure
(as paramedics) to work at MedAccess once initially trained and meeting the experience
requirements. They will work under the medical authority and direction of the Medical
Directors(s) and Physicians of MedAccess clinics and will be trained and credentialed internally
to perform certain procedures and administer medications in the clinic. The MedAccess
Physicians accept total responsibility and accountability for the role of the medical assistant
while they work at MedAccess, to include training, validation of competencies, supervision and
periodic evaluation.

Advanced Medical Assistants will not be authorized to perform any of the MedAccess
credentialed procedures outside the MedAccess clinic. MedAccess will provide periodic training
and testing related to all medications used in the clinic, as well as any procedural skills, to
assure continued competency.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran