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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Company: South Central Health System
Location: Laurel
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be able to read, write, and understand written and verbal instructions.
Must have Previous Medical Assistant Experience-Medical Assistant Certification Preferred

Core Duties:
--- Demonstrates nursing assistant duties when providing patient care as evidenced by:
--- Recording and/or reporting to the appropriate nurse any treatments, results, observations, patient complaints, and other pertinent information regarding the condition of patients.
--- Anticipate needs by checking on patients regularly and answering call lights.
--- Assisting in maintaining a clean and safe environment for the patients and staff; being responsible for equipment assigned to patient care.
--- Using supplies appropriately, demonstrating a cost-effective awareness by practicing efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen.
--- Ensuring patient safety.
--- Participates in quality measures as indicated by performance dashboard results.
--- Demonstrates appropriate quantity of work as evidenced by:
--- Completing all assigned duties.
--- Accepting additional assignments willingly.
--- Adapting to change and prioritizing work.
--- Assisting staff members; willing to stay late in order to finish essential patient care and unit responsibilities.
--- Demonstrates through work performed a knowledge of policies and procedures of the hospital and nursing department as evidenced by:
--- Completes Health Stream assignments in a timely manner.
--- Maintaining current unit specific competencies.
--- Assisting with the orientation of new personnel to the unit.
--- Seeking and soliciting the help of or guidance from immediate supervisor or appropriate resource person.
--- Performing duties in an independent manner with little or no direct supervision.
--- Demonstrates courtesy, respect and compassion when interacting with patients.
--- Keeps confidential matters confidential by not discussing patients business, personal issues of other employees in inappropriate places or situations.
--- Respects the dignity of patients and others by: listening responding in a caring matter, initiating follow-up if necessary so the patient will have excellent service.
--- Documents appropriately in patient chart.
--- Keeps supervisor informed of any situation that might affect quality of service.
--- Maintains a lean a safe work environment.
--- Receive test/lab results and notifies patient promptly and courteously.
--- Ensures treatment/procedure rooms are properly stocked with supplies and drugs are checked for expiration dates.
--- Adheres to assigned work schedule.
--- Assists Physicians with procedures and exams.
--- Screen telephone calls and messages for the provider, answering questions that can be answered.
--- Schedule surgeries, outpatient and diagnostic procedures, as ordered by the Physician.
--- Shows proficiency with EMR systems and adheres to prescribed workflow with EMR.
--- Assist Physicians with procedures and exams.
--- Prescription needs as authorized by Physicians
--- Completing prior authorizations and referrals.
--- Administer injections
--- Assist in other job duties.

Interaction Skills
--- Dependability
--- Great attitude
--- Caring
--- Professionalism
--- Team player
--- Maturing
--- Pride in job
--- Great communication
--- Neat appearance
--- Privacy

Keywords: South Central Health System, Hattiesburg , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Laurel, Mississippi

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