Medical Assistant General Surgery

Hillcrest Healthcare System

Posted 5 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: High School Degree Required
Certificates: BLS
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Medical Assistant - General Surgery

Division: Hillcrest Division
Job Class: Clinical
Status: Full - Time Regular
Shift: Day
Additional Information:

Location: Utica Park Clinic
Department: General Surgery
Minimum Education Required: HS/GED  Specialized training/certification may be required
Minimum Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Medical Assistant (MA) ~ Utica Park Clinic General Surgery

Utica Park Clinic (UPC) is part of Ardent Health Services, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Ardent makes considerable investments in people, technology, facilities, and communities, producing high quality care and extraordinary results.

Utica Park Clinic is the physicians group of Hillcrest HealthCare System. With over 60 locations throughout northeastern Oklahoma, most patients enjoy the convenience of a location that is close to home. UPC patients have consistently given top ratings (98% patient satisfaction scores) for the quality of care they receive.  When choosing a healthcare provider, you can be confident that you'll find a good match at Utica Park Clinic.

The UPC General Surgery location is currently looking for a member to join our team! The Medical Assistant (MA) will report directly to the Office Manager and will be responsible for vitals, injections and basic triage and should be able to assist in minor procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Want to make a difference? The ideal team member will:

QUALIFICATIONS

Communicate effectively and demonstrates ability to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide the care needed by pediatric, adolescent, young adult, middle-aged and geriatric patient groups.

Demonstrate knowledge of cultural diversity, the ability to provide care and service and exhibit the communication skill necessary to interact effectively with the customer.

Maintain confidentiality of patient and employee information in verbal, written and electronic information.

Demonstrate proper patient work up when rooming patients. This includes being proficient with taking vitals, proper documentation of the patient medications, and obtaining the chief complaint.

Demonstrate knowledge of giving injection ordered by the physician. This includes having knowledge of the amount to be given, size of needle, the location and proper documentation of the injection in the chart.

Demonstrate the ability to set up for a procedure. Setting up a sterile field and setting up with the appropriate instruments for the procedure.

Demonstrate the knowledge of cleaning, packaging and labeling the instrument package for sterilization.

Demonstrate the knowledge of using, cleaning and proper documentation of the autoclave.

Demonstrate knowledge to provide lab or diagnostic interpretation to the patient once the physician has signed off on the report.

Demonstrate appropriate documentation of any phone calls made to the patient.

Demonstrates knowledge of insurance and referrals. 

Demonstrate knowledge of chart set up – knowing where to file the office notes, lab, diagnostic reports, correspondence, etc. in the chart.

Knowledgeable of the location and contents of the SDS manual.

Limits access to patient/employees information on a job related need to know basis.

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Position Description:

Medical Assistant (MA) ~ Utica Park Clinic General Surgery

Utica Park Clinic (UPC) is part of Ardent Health Services, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Ardent makes considerable investments in people, technology, facilities, and communities, producing high quality care and extraordinary results.

Utica Park Clinic is the physicians group of Hillcrest HealthCare System. With over 60 locations throughout northeastern Oklahoma, most patients enjoy the convenience of a location that is close to home. UPC patients have consistently given top ratings (98% patient satisfaction scores) for the quality of care they receive.  When choosing a healthcare provider, you can be confident that you'll find a good match at Utica Park Clinic.

The UPC General Surgery location is currently looking for a member to join our team! The Medical Assistant (MA) will report directly to the Office Manager and will be responsible for vitals, injections and basic triage and should be able to assist in minor procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Want to make a difference? The ideal team member will:

QUALIFICATIONS

Communicate effectively and demonstrates ability to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide the care needed by pediatric, adolescent, young adult, middle-aged and geriatric patient groups.

Demonstrate knowledge of cultural diversity, the ability to provide care and service and exhibit the communication skill necessary to interact effectively with the customer.

Maintain confidentiality of patient and employee information in verbal, written and electronic information.

Demonstrate proper patient work up when rooming patients. This includes being proficient with taking vitals, proper documentation of the patient medications, and obtaining the chief complaint.

Demonstrate knowledge of giving injection ordered by the physician. This includes having knowledge of the amount to be given, size of needle, the location and proper documentation of the injection in the chart.

Demonstrate the ability to set up for a procedure. Setting up a sterile field and setting up with the appropriate instruments for the procedure.

Demonstrate the knowledge of cleaning, packaging and labeling the instrument package for sterilization.

Demonstrate the knowledge of using, cleaning and proper documentation of the autoclave.

Demonstrate knowledge to provide lab or diagnostic interpretation to the patient once the physician has signed off on the report.

Demonstrate appropriate documentation of any phone calls made to the patient.

Demonstrates knowledge of insurance and referrals. 

Demonstrate knowledge of chart set up – knowing where to file the office notes, lab, diagnostic reports, correspondence, etc. in the chart.

Knowledgeable of the location and contents of the SDS manual.

Limits access to patient/employees information on a job related need to know basis.

Position Requirements:

Want to be a part of our team? Qualifications for this position include:

High School Diploma or GED
Current CMA, RMA or ABR certification
BLS Certification

SKILLS

Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology, routine office procedures and medical instruments and also be skilled in the taking of vital signs. In addition, candidates should possess a solid understanding of medical terminology, good customer service skills, computer skills, phone experience, and good written/verbal communication skills. Must be knowledgeable of routine office procedures and medical instruments. This position will adhere to all policies, procedures and regulations to ensure patient safety and compliance.

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This position is located at 1809 E 13th

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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