LPN or Certified Registered Medical Assistant, Weekends

Posted On: 06/16/2020

Licensed Practical Nurse or Certified/Registered Medical Assistant

Express Care, South Location, Saturday and Sunday

Job Description

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Minimum requirements include:

  • High school diploma.
  • Graduation from an approved practical nursing program. Minimum one year of LPN experience; Family Practice clinic experience preferred.
  • State-licensed practical nurse.
  • ACLS trained.
  • EHR required – NextGen preferred.
  • Or Minimum one-year experience as a Registered MA – High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), medical assistant diploma from an accredited vocational institution, or a community college course in medical assisting. Appropriate certificate indicating passing grade for specific specialty if working in specialty department.
  • MS Office preferably in Excel and Word; ability to work with limited supervision; possess strong verbal communication skills, good organization skills and attention to detail.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Rooming in patients, taking and recording vital signs, obtain medical history and any other pertinent information to assist provider as directed and record in the electronic medical record.
  • List all proper diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow up instructions and prescriptions as dictated by the provider..
  • Responsible for accurately documenting in patient’s electronic health record.
  • Maintains timely flow of patients.
  • Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.
  • Instructs patient and family regarding treatment instruction; performs patient education when appropriate.
  • Disposes of contaminated items according to OSHA guidelines.
  • Ensure exam rooms are neat and clean, and equipment is in good order at all times; including any safety and maintenance checks.

Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information.

  • Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned including respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisor.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocols; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately.
  • Other duties as assigned.