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Medical Assistant

Company: LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF CENTRAL OHIO INC
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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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 appointment.
Keeps exam rooms stocked, cleaned and organized with adequate medical supplies and maintains instruments and sterilizes equipment as required.
Serves as a liaison between patients and/or staff and the provider.
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 Center Manager
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.
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QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:
High school education or equivalent required; associate degree preferred;
Medical Assistant Certificate required.

EXPERIENCE:
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 opportunities
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide range of people.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements

Rarely
(0-12%)

Occasionally
(12-33%)

Frequently
(34-66%)

Regularly
(67-100%)

Seeing: read reports and use computer

X

Speaking & Hearing: communication with clients and co-workers

X

Standing/Walking

X

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling

X

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling up to 25 lbs

X

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 25-50 lbs

X

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 50-100 lbs

X

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling over 100 lbs

X

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: write, type, use phones, etc---

X

Sitting for extended periods of time

X

Working Conditions
Busy clinic environment with regular contact with people in crisis and people who experience homelessness.

Keywords: LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF CENTRAL OHIO INC, Columbus , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Columbus, Ohio

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