Company: LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF CENTRAL OHIO INC
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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The Lutheran Social Services Health Center at Faith Mission is in
search of a Full-Time Medical Assistant to be responsible for
greeting and rooming patients, taking vital signs, determining
reason for visit, documenting symptoms and health concerns, and
helping with follow up and referral as needed. Also covers
reception and front desk functions and provides back-up support in
the health center as needed. We offer excellent benefits and
competitive wages in addition to a full-filling work environment
where you will make a difference in someone's life everyday!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Escorts patients to the exam rooms and gathers information by
interviewing patient. Accurately takes and records blood pressure,
height, weight, temperature, heart rate, and oxygen saturation.
Assists medical providers in the exam room and gives clear
instruction to patients as instructed by provider.
Ensures all reports, labs and patient information are filed and
available in the patients' medical record prior to their
Keeps exam rooms stocked, cleaned and organized with adequate
medical supplies and maintains instruments and sterilizes equipment
Serves as a liaison between patients and/or staff and the
Maintains all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temps,
glucometer logs, autoclave, etc).
Perform waived testing, including Hemoglobin A1c, Urinalysis,
Cholesterol, pregnancy testing, etc
Performs EKG's; phlebotomy duties; injections; and collects urine
samples as needed.
Documents patient information thoroughly and accurately in the
electronic health record.
Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following
company policy and procedures under the supervision of the Health
Assists with patient referrals including follow up.
Performs Reception and front desk functions as needed.
Performs other duties as necessary and assigned
LSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires
qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship,
disability, or veteran status. Minority, Veterans, Disabled, and
Females encouraged to apply.
High school education or equivalent required; associate degree
Medical Assistant Certificate required.
Some Medical Assistant experience preferred.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Maintains client confidentiality at all times
Is respectful and courteous to all patients and co-workers
Computer experience required, Microsoft Office preferred;
Excellent communication skills
Ability to document in and navigate the EHR
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to multi task
Ability to take accurate vitals
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide
range of people.
Seeing: read reports and use computer
Speaking & Hearing: communication with clients and co-workers
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling up to 25 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 25-50 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 50-100 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling over 100 lbs
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: write, type, use phones, etc---
Sitting for extended periods of time
Busy clinic environment with regular contact with people in crisis
and people who experience homelessness.
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