Medical Assistant, OrthoKansas, FT, Days

Nursing Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Take Your Career to the Next Level with LMH Health!


At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health to the community since 1921. OrthoKansas is a growing Orthopedic and Sports Medicine clinic looking to add to the team. The clinic supports 17 sub-specialty providers who delivery quality care to patients across the region. We are looking for driven candidates who work well in teams and have a passion for learning. OrthoKansas has been providing musculoskeletal services to Douglas County for over 45 years and have expanded services through our new location at LMH Health West Camp.

We are looking for high-energy, driven, Medical Assistants to join our team! In this position you will assist the provider in the delivery of medical care to clinic patients while maintaining high customer service skills with patient interactions. The position is responsible for being an effective multi task orientated individual that provides healthcare services, and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of duties and responsibilities.


Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Highly Competitive Compensation
  • Join a Team That Cares About The Community
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Health and Wellness
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Work-life Harmony
You will be responsible for:
  • Updates and files patient medical records, fill out insurance forms as needed.
  • Takes medical histories and record vital signs. Efficiently documents medical information using the appropriate electronic applications and/or forms.
  • Explains treatment procedures to patients and prepares patient for examination while providing strict privacy during visit.
  • Collects and prepares laboratory specimens, dispose of contaminated supplies and sterilize medical instruments.
  • May assist with wound care and cast care.
  • Handles correspondence, schedule appointments, arrange for hospital and lab services.
  • Assists with simple patient teaching: procedures, laboratory tests, medications, etc.
  • Maintain smooth flow of patients through the clinic.
  • Assists with callbacks as indicated to deliver prompt, prioritized patient care (patient, pharmacies, insurance companies, etc.)
  • Authorizes drug refills as directed and telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy if certified /registered medical assistant.
  • Assures treatment rooms are appropriately equipped with necessary instruments, supplies and equipment and keeps exam rooms neat and clean.
  • Must possess the ability to organize and prioritize assigned work duties and have a desire to interact with patients in a professional and empathetic manner.
  • Comply with laws and regulations in maintaining patient information.
  • Assumes responsibility for patient safety by utilizing appropriate channels to communicate patient safety and patient care issues to appropriate bodies.
  • Makes assessments and corrections of patient rooms and surrounding area for safety.
  • Participates in intra- and inter-departmental committee activities.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.
Qualifications:


Required:  
  • Active Kansas Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) OR Completion of a Medical Assistant program OR Active Kansas Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) OR Nursing student who has successfully completed their first semester of nursing skills in an accredited nursing program
  • Must successfully complete department skills checklist within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to obtain BLS 90 days after hire
Preferred:
  • Certified/Registered as a Medical Assistant
  • Six months clinical experience


Our Values
  • Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.
  • Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.
  • Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.
  • Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
  • Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
  • In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.
At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply.  Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need. 

Hours 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday