Medical Assistant(Temp)

Overview

Our purpose is Better Health. Specializing in primary care for patients 65+ is our passion.

What's Your Why?

• Are you looking for a career opportunity that will help you grow personally and professionally?

• Do you have a passion for helping others achieve Better Health?

• Are you ready to join a growing team that shares your mission?

Why Join Our Team: At VIPcare, we value you. We see you. Team Members at VIPcare are living their why and building their careers with a reliable team that shares their mission of providing 5-star service that always puts patient care and outcomes first. At VIPcare, it's the little things we do each and every day that set us apart from other primary care practices. Our patients are family, and we want to keep our family healthy. Be part of a team that is transforming healthcare one patient at a time. We take great care of our team so they can take great care of our patients and achieve: Better Care. Better Outcomes. Better Health.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs a variety of both direct and indirect patient care duties under the direction and supervision of a VIPcare provider
  • Greets patients and prepares them for provider examination by obtaining patient history, chief complaint, current medications, medical history, allergies, surgical history, family history, social history and other preventative medicine reviews and records information in the patient electronic medical record.
  • Measures and records vital signs and records them in the EMR
  • Triage incoming phone calls and/or patients in office.
  • Explains treatment procedures and prepares both the patient and exam room for examination
  • Provides both patient and provider support during procedures by handing instruments or equipment to the physician as directed.
  • Cleans and/or sterilizes reusable instruments and equipment after use
  • Performs clinical duties including administration of oral and injectable medications, irrigation of eyes and ears, dresses and bandages wounds and incisions, starts and monitor IV infusion, and assist physician with any/all procedures as requested.
  • Performs in office diagnostic tests including eye exams, electrocardiograph, administration of oxygen as ordered, pulse oximetry, peak flow and inhalation treatments.
  • Performs in office CLIA-waived lab tests
  • Carries out quality controls related to lab equipment and testing, completes and maintains lab related logs, performs PT/INR utilizing CoaguChek/Coag Sense machine and performs glucose testing utilizing glucometer Finish
  • Completes electronic medical record to include medical services rendered, test results and supplies used.
  • Monitors disposable inventory and places orders for medical supplies and pharmaceuticals as requested
  • Draws blood and processes specimens for send-out
  • Provide patient education as directed by the provider.
  • Assists front office registration team members by performing additional clerical duties including: Patient check-in/out, referrals, prescription medication management, inbound/outbound telephone calls etc..
  • Helps maintain an adequate inventory of office medications and medical supplies and orders as needed.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Medical Assistant experience, Accredited Medical Asst. program preferred (RMA or CMA)
  • CPR Certified
  • IV Start Certification preferred
  • Phlebotomy experience preferred; knowledge of various collection methods and testing such as bleeding times, collecting donor blood, bedside testing and preparing specimens
  • Ability to accurately read and write medical terminology
  • Knowledge of medical coding
  • Knowledge of HIPAA
  • Knowledge of OSHA
  • Working knowledge of common prescription medications that treat conditions and diseases for the patient population VIPcare serves
  • Minimum of four to five years medical assisting experience
  • Basic computer skills, including familiarity with electronic medical records
  • Types 25 words per minute with 96% accuracy


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

We offer a HIGHLY competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life
  • 401k, with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays