Medical Assistant or LPN - Procedure Suites

US-ME-Brunswick
Job ID
2017-2135
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Other Clinical
Unit
Procedure Suite
Shift
days
Hours per Week
36

Overview

 

The Medical Assistant.LPN will function as a team member of the Mid Coast Medical Group and will facilitate the goals of the 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 of Mid Coast Medical Group and Mid Coast Hospital.
  • To operate efficiently and ensure prudent use of resources.

 

This position is responsible for assisting the physician in with pain procedures in the Procedure Suite 24 hours per week and working in the Physiatry Practice 12 hours per week to provide continuity of care between the two areas. 

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.
  • Managing patient flow by escorting patients to exam rooms, taking vital signs and highlighting the reason for the visit for the physician.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of 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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