Medical Assistant or LPN - Procedure Suites

US-ME-Brunswick
Job ID
2017-1956
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Other Clinical
Unit
Procedure Suite
Shift
DAYS
Hours per Week
24 hrs/week in Pain Procedure Suite, 12 hrs/week in Physiatry Practice

Overview

The Medical Assistant/LPN will function as a team member of the Mid Coast Medical Group and will facilitate the goals of this office which are:

  • To deliver quality patient care which includes maintaining strict patient confidentiality.
  • To present a positive and respectful attitude to the patient and community for Mid Coast Medical Group and Mid Coast Hospital.
  • To operate efficiently and ensure prudent use of resources.

Responsibilities

Managing patient flow and physician time management.

  • Assisting the physician and carrying out their instructions.
  • Carrying out instructions of the Team Lead RN or Practice Manager.
  • Communicating with patients to assure the efficient flow of information regarding their care.
  • Completes Medical Assistant/LPN CBO Tool.
  • Managing patient flow by escorting patients to exam rooms, taking vital signs and highlighting the reason for the visit for the physician, always keeping in mind to make the most of the physician's time.
  • Verifying all information needed for the visit is in the patient chart prior to appointment.
  • Process medication refills as ordered by physician.
  • Maintaining exam rooms including thorough cleaning and stocking.
  • Processing lab work and documenting test results.
  • Assisting physician when necessary and documenting in chart as necessary.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing instruments according to OSHA standards.
  • Ordering medical supplies, pharmaceutical supplies, and other paper products as needed.
  • Assisting physician with office procedures according to OSHA standards.
  • Returning patient calls in a timely manner.
  • Completing facility charge grid and super bill to ensure proper charges for the visit.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant Program (medication administration must be component of the program) or LPN program
  • Receive Medical Assistant certification within one (1) year of hire date
  • If LPN, current state of Maine LPN license
  • Associate or Applied Science degree, preferred
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


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