Job Details

  • Title: Medical Assistant
  • Code: RCI-PFE-16566-1
  • Location: McPherson Kansas (KS) 67460
  • Posted Date: 09/03/2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Manage front desk activities to include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, medical record management, photocopying, correspondence, answering phones and entering medical data into the electronic medical records database thus must be familiar with medical terminology.

Years of Experience 0-3.

Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to Occupational Health and Wellness (OHW) Site Leader
  • Works closely with the site other OHW clinical staff
  • Works directly with site colleagues
  • Interfaces with various departments as needed

Experience/Education (preferred):

  • High school and medical assistant training preferred
  • Suggest a minimum of 2 years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • Previous Occupational Health Experience
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completed and passed a certified Medical Assistant/Medical Technician program
  • Typing and computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook preferred
  • CPR and First aid certification required
  • Phlebotomy certified
  • Prefer Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conversation (CAOHC) Audiometric Testing certification
  • Prefer National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Pulmonary Function testing administration (PFT) training
  • Previous drug testing collection experience
  • Previous Electrocardiogram training
  • Adept knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations a must
  • Familiarity with Workers’ Compensation provisions and FMLA
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct day-to-day operations with minimal supervision, strong clinical judgment and able to act under pre-established procedures and guidelines
  • Vaccine administration
  • Knowledge of how to care of medical emergencies of Chemical or biological hazard exposures

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conducts some medical tasks such as throat cultures, urine and blood specimen collection.
  • Reviews results of medical testing to assure quality outcomes of the testing and repeats test as needed
  • Documents patient data in paper and electronic databases as applicable per standard protocols
  • Performs routine or specialized procedures such as venipuncture and drug screens
  • Assesses injuries, performs first aid, cleanses and dresses wounds
  • Flushes eyes and ears
  • Maintains confidentiality with all patient care, familiar with HIPAA regulations
  • Maintains medical equipment including daily calibrations
  • Attends and participates in team staff meetings
  • Schedules and monitors patient appointments
  • Performs record management for clinic records
  • Provides administrative support to the clinic

Additional Technical Competency Description:

OHW Technical Competency #1: Knowledge of OHW Regulations

As applied to (in US/PR):

  1. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  2. Worker’s Compensation
  3. OSHA
  4. Americans with Disability Act (ADA), in United States
  5. Family Medical Leave Act
  6. Federal, state, or local public health regulations
  7. Client’s Human Resources policies and procedures

OHW Technical Competency #2: Risk Avoidance/Minimization/Control

As applied to:

  1. Treatment of injuries
  2. Medical screening and surveillance
  3. Universal precautions
  4. Wellness programs
  5. Employee Assistance Programs
  6. Emergency response triage
  7. New Colleague Orientation
  8. Training on appropriate site-specific OHW procedures, practices, policies, concepts

OHW Technical Competency #3: Compliance Assessment & Auditing

As applied to:

  1. Occupational health program auditing
  2. Medical documentation
  3. Medical protocols

Medical assistant for the clinic onsite in McPherson, KS 3 days / week. Hours/days are flexible between 6 am and 6pm. Needs to have a strong administrative background, excellent customer service, and confidentiality with all patient care. The requirements listed in the JD are extremely nice to have. CPR/first aid certified or willing to complete soon is a must. Must be comfortable in emergency situations. A candidate that has experience working in a clinic or medical office would be ideal.