Medical Assistant (Las Vegas)
The Cure4TheKids Accountability Creed
We are reliable, trustworthy and act with integrity
- We stand ready to be counted upon to do the right thing for the health and highest interest of our patients, our team and for the organization.
- We own and are responsible for our actions and outcomes.
- We take responsibility for our own work and efforts and do not assign cause or blame toward others for the results we are generating.
- We hold ourselves accountable for the Patient Experience. We are answerable as individuals and team members for all interactions our patients have with our organization, we are in charge of patient perceptions, across the continuum of care we provide.
We are transparent and open in our communication both individually and as a team.
- We are open and respectful in our communication. We do not speak poorly of others and bring our challenges and grievances openly to our team and manager.
We are responsible for doing our part for patient outcomes through continuous quality improvement and service excellence
- We are focused on personal, professional and clinical excellence and improving our skills and awareness as a contributing team member. We are open to feedback and training to improve ourselves and the organization.
If you said yes to all of these questions and feel you can add to our culture, please keep reading?
Important/Critical to the interview process to be considered for our team:
The following Accountability Creed is a crucial part of our culture and interview process. We consider our initial interactions as a mutual interview. Are you right for us and are we right for you. Be prepared to speak about how you feel about being part of a culture that embodies this creed. If in the initial phone interview, when you are asked to share your thoughts about the Accountability Creed, if you are unclear or do not recall reading it, you will not proceed in the interview process.
WHAT IT TAKES TO BE PART OF OUR TEAM
Are you an exceptional Medical Assistant who absolutely thrives on being part of an accountable team? Can you dedicate yourself to being part of a team serving the needs of children and their families? Do you bring the highest standards of integrity and professionalism to your team? Do you thrive in an environment where you are valued and appreciated for who you are, how hard you work and for that something special you bring to the teams you choose to work with? Are you looking for an organization that offers competitive compensation and one of the broadest and most comprehensive benefit packages available in the field of healthcare?
This is a role that requires a multi-disciplinary team approach to solving problems and patient challenges. We frown upon elitists who often use the phrase "that's not my job" or "someone else can do it". The primary goal is to bring the best patient care and experience for our area's sickest children, not about feeding anyone's ego.
SUMMARY: Employee will perform clinical and administrative tasks under the supervision of the Supervisor of Clinical Services and Quality and in collaboration with other team members. The Medical Assistant (MA I) provides direct and indirect patient care in accordance with professional standards of care, state regulations, and accreditation standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a. MA I will perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.
b. MA I will perform many administrative duties including answering telephones, greeting patients, pulling charts, and updating patient information in the electronic medical records.
c. MA I may also arrange examining room instruments and equipment, purchase and maintain supplies and equipment, and keep waiting and examining rooms neat and clean. They constantly interact with other people and may have to handle several responsibilities at once.
Clinic Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Assists medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks including:
a. Documents medical history and records vital signs
b. Explains treatment procedures to patients
c. Prepares patients for examinations and procedures
d. Assists the physician, APN or RN during the examination and procedures
e. Draws blood, collects and prepares other laboratory specimens
f. Performs basic laboratory tests on the premises, disposes of contaminated supplies
g. Sterilizes medical instruments. Promotes patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and documents in patient record.
h. Prepares and administers medications as directed by a physician
i. Authorizes drug refills as directed
j. Telephones prescriptions to a pharmacy.
k. Prepares patients for tests and procedures.
l. Changes sterile and non-sterile dressings.
m. Performs other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by a physician.
n. Monitors vital signs of infusion patients and monitors for infusion reactions.
o. Maintains adequate inventory of examination room supplies and prepares exam rooms at the beginning and end of day and between each patient contact.
p. Performs a variety of office responsibilities: answers phones and takes messages and performs triage with practice in an accurate and timely manner.
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