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Medical Assistant - PRN

at U.S. Medical Management

Posted: 11/19/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 1177282
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Medical Assistant - PRN

Department:VPA
Location:Seattle, WA
Company:Visiting Physicians Association

Medical Assistant - PRN

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.

 

Position Description

Medical Assistant will assist the VPA Physician in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management in a residential setting.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares daily route and drives Physician to scheduled visits
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment
  • Takes vital signs
  • Perform phlebotomy (venipuncture only) as ordered by a Physician (must be under the direct supervision of Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner – Arizona only)
  • Labels, stores, and properly packages specimens for delivery to lab (must be under the direct supervision of Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner – Arizona only)
  • Logs patient information for accurate processing and testing
  • Logs information in compliance with CLIA standards
  • Performs all clinical duties while observing OSHA and HIPAA requirements. Assists Physician in preparing for minor surgeries and examinations
  • Aids in communication and form signing with patient/caregivers
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatment (supply inventory, medical bag and car)
  • Manages company vehicle with regard to cleaning and proper periodic maintenance schedule
  • Manages gas receipts and mileage
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Attends required meetings and in-services
  • Other duties as required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Full range body motion including handling/lifting patients
  • Ability to drive up to 150 miles daily in urban and/or rural settings
  • Ability to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to read and understand road maps
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Active CPR Certification
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Certificate of Completion from an accredited Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, related medical education/training program or 3 years of experience serving as a Medical Assistant

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Six months of experience in patient care, preferably geriatric care
  • Strong Phlebotomy skills

 

ADDITIONAL ARIZONA REQUIREMENTS

  • Active First Aide Training Completion
  • Active current “Level 1” fingerprint card
  • Must complete an approved training program – see list of approved accreditation board programs on Arizona Medical Board website (see exceptions R4-16-401) or completion of an unapproved medical assistant training program and passage of the medical assistant examination administered by either the American Association of Medical Assistants or the American Medical Technologists

ADDITIONAL WASHINGTON REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a Certified MA with the State of Washington