Certified Medical Assistant / Medical Assistant Oncology Days

Allied Health Professionals Lawrence, Kansas


Description

M-F 0745-1615

  1. JOB SUMMARY
    A Medical Assistant performs administrative and/or clinical tasks to support the work of the physician and other healthcare professionals.  This position assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management while maintaining strict patient confidentiality.

    II. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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 waiting/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.

 
III. JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Required:  

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program
  • Certified/Registered as a Medical Assistant
  • BLS upon hire

Preferred:

  • Six months clinical experience
  1. BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS(common to all positions)
  • 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.