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LUTHERAN HOSPITAL-LA CROSSE INC Medical Assistant Internal Med. in ONALASKA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today. Schedule Weekly Hours:36 .9 FTE (72 hours every two weeks) Shift: Days, between the hours of 7:30am - 5:00pm Requirements for a Medical Assistant position at Gundersen are completion of a Medical Assistant program or LPN Program or current and active certification as a Medical Assistant. New graduates are welcome to apply! Job Description: The Medical Assistant, while working within the scope of only those acts which are delegated by the supervising physician or Registered Nurse, functions as an advocate to the patient. They assist in meeting the individual and age- specific needs of the patients and families/significant others. This responsibility includes the provisions of compassionate, safe and competent direct patient care as delegated by the physician or Registered Nurse. They receive daily direction and provide daily organizational support for the physician and team. They use effective and authentic communication skills while interacting with patients, families/significant others and all members of the healthcare team. The Medical Assistant works under the supervision of a physician, while having a direct reporting relationship to a Clinical Manager. The supervising physician will have an opportunity to give formal feedback on the Medical Assistant's competencies and performance measures annually. Major Responsibilities: 1. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining skill competency in the following: Rooms the patient and obtains and documents vital signs, chief complaint and history; reviews and documents medication history, including discrepancies; Administers and documents treatments; Assists the physician/RN in performing and documenting tests and procedures; Verifies new and refill prescriptions; contacts pharmacies; Uses the electronic medical record proficiently; transmits information electronically; Gathers and documents objective information during phone interactions and shares with physician and/or RN, who determines care; Maintains sterile technique, body substance isolation and infection control precautions when required; Incorporates and documents patient/family readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by the physician and/or RN; and Demonstrates respect for every individual's culture by providing culturally competent care. 2. Contributes to the success of the team through participation in staff meetings, quality improvement activities, team-building exercises, etc. 3. Promotes a healing environment for patients, families and co-workers. 4. Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Maintains competency and contributes to the Gundersen Health System mission and strategic plan. 5. Performs other job-related responsibilities as required. Education... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: