Lead Medical Assistant

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The Medical Assistant (MA) is an integral member of the healthcare team and is accountable for patient care as assigned by a licensed independent provider (LIP: MD, NP, PA), a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN). The MA participates in the direct and indirect care of patients, health maintenance, patient instruction, collaborative planning and rehabilitation within scope of practice and consistent with his/her education and training. Developing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues, the MA functions as an interdisciplinary team member who provides quality patient care and contributes toward the attainment of important goals for the patient, the practice, and the organization.

Roles Responsibility
Demonstrates true engagement and enthusiasm to contribute toward the care delivery needs for patients and families, Promotes an inclusive environment supportive of patient and family-centered care for a diverse community, Accepts assignments for patient care within the scope of his/her preparation and within current standards of practice, Collaborates as a member of the health care team, contributing toward a supportive and therapeutic environment that promotes the attainment of patient goals that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and timely, Accurately obtains vital signs, elicits information about the patient’s basic health status, administers relevant care within scope of practice and as directed by the LIP/LPN/RN, and documents as appropriate in the electronic health record, Performs routine tests that may include but are not limited to: electrocardiograms, vision and hearing screening, and the collection of specimens for laboratory testing and point of care, Participates in team-based care and patient education initiatives to support the health and wellness of patients in conjunction with the LIP/LPN/RN, Reinforces patient instruction as directed by LIP/LPN/RN, Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement initiatives and compliance readiness, Participates in prescription management tasks including pending of new prescriptions and renewals requiring LIP approval, prior authorizations, and medication reconciliation, Follows approved clinical practice guidelines (CPG’s) and workflows, pends appropriate orders for radiology, laboratory testing and other care needs requiring LIP authorization, Performs a variety of tasks, including those that may be facilitated by administrative staff, which have an effect on the overall operations of the unit, Appropriately utilizes organizational resources including management of time, supplies, equipment, and other assets, Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualification
Type
Full Time
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