Reid Health Medical Assistant in Richmond, Indiana
This position assists with patient care, vaccine administration, respiratory fit testing, maintaining employee health records, and secretarial relief. This individual works hand- in- hand with the provider(s) and Occupational Medicine staff to achieve quality outcomes for the patients and Reid employees.
The following list describes the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all of these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.
Prepares exam rooms for patient use by cleaning the rooms between patients and ensuring that each room is stocked with the appropriate supplies. Prepares procedure trays as necessary.
Answers phone calls.
Escorts patients to exam rooms and check vital signs as needed. Interviews patients to assess needs. Records reason(s) for visit, current medications and take temperature. Instructs patients on how to prepare for physician's examination. Completes routine forms as appropriate (return to work, Worker’s Comp forms, etc.) Ensures chart documentation is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with practice policy and procedure.
Assists with patient procedures such as suture removal, wound cleaning and dressing, crutch fitting, and sling/splint application. Also administers injections, immunizations, vision tests, and respirator fit tests.
Performs front office duties and other duties as required.
Performs all duties respectful of confidentiality and safety of all patients, employees and providers.
Must be committed to Patient Satisfaction and Patient Safety.
Assures that day to day patient care proceeds in an efficient, safe manner.
Routinely meets the culture of EVERY PATIENT EVERY TIME in regards to the patient experience by utilizing AIDET & CARE principles and making that connection with his/her patients
Assists with respirator fit testing
Assists with annual flu vaccine administration and documentation
Assists with maintaining accurate employee health records
Urine Drug Screen Lab Requirements
Answer phone calls, make appointments, and maintain schedule
Register all patients
Maintain company records that Reid Health performs UDPs for
Maintain required certificates (DOT, e-screen, Psychamedics, and others as required)
Collect Urine drug profiles via urine, hair, or blood
Perform Breath Alcohol test
Perform appropriate lab draws
Enter orders in Epic
Order all supplies for UDP lab
Maintain all records as appropriate
Successful completion of Reid Hospital orientation and competency based skills appropriate through ongoing assessment of competence and educational activities. Written evaluations are done on an annual basis.
Education Required: Graduate of an approved school of Medical Assisting
Education Preferred: Associates Degree
Experience Required: None
Experience Preferred: One year experience in a medical practice
Monday thru Friday 07:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Requisition ID: 2021-8892
Street: 1100 Reid Parkway