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. The Medical Assistant may be present in secure medication storage areas and is allowed incidental access to medications. 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, Participates in the gathering of data that contributes to the assessment, planning, and evaluation of care delivered, Collaborates as a member of the health care team, Accurately obtains vital signs and administers relevant care within scope of practice, Participates in team-based care and patient education initiatives, Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement initiatives, Participates in telephone screening of patients, Participates in prescription management tasks, Follows approved clinical practice guidelines (CPG’s) and workflows, Performs a variety of tasks related to unit operations, Appropriately utilizes organizational resources.
Desired Qualification
High school diploma or GED, Experience in healthcare preferred
Type
Full Time
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