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Medical Assistant/LPN

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Medical Assistant/LPN is part of the person-centered integrated care team and establishes and maintains effective, professional working relationships with patients and their representatives and with medical staff. The Medical Assistant upholds all guidelines set forth in the clinic, maintains strict patient confidentiality, accepts and upholds patient service and satisfaction and assists practitioners and physicians in delivering health care services.

*Full-time, benefit-eligible position, M-F (Every other Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm), daytime hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - JOB SPECIFIC:

Prepare patients for examination and treatment. Take patient's histories, vital signs, and document in patient chart.
Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.
Perform venipunctures, urinalysis, EKGs and other procedures as directed.
Administer immunizations and other injections
Phone in patient prescriptions and document accordingly
Provide patient education and instruction
Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment, including sterilization
Assist physicians/nurse practitioners in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals
Assist with the scheduling of tests and treatments
Screen telephone callers for appropriate referral, relay messages and documents accordingly
Maintain patients' files, records, and other information
Adhere to standard precautions, as appropriate, i.e., use protective barriers, handle and dispose infectious waste appropriately, proper hand washing
Follow CLIA and OSHA regulations
Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of unit facilities and equipment
Monitor supply of medical stock, medical supplies, and laboratory needs or order supplies when necessary.

High School/GED required
Associate degree preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE:

At least two (2) years medical office experience required if an associates degree or MA certification is not obtained

Knowledge of medical office terminology, procedures and equipment preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Medical Assistant Certification required if at least 2 years or equivalent work experience is not obtained or LPN license required

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Columbia , Medical Assistant/LPN, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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