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Medical Assistant - Family Practice

Company: Twin Cities Orthopedics
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing patient care to patients by assisting with diagnostic tests, procedures and treatments ordered by the physician in a family practice environment. This is a part time, benefit eligible position. Burnsville Family Physicians is an operating division of Infinite Health Collaborative (i-Health). Essential Functions: * Escorts the patient to the Clinical Support area. Take height and weight. Verify visit reason. * Checks immunization record and update as needed. * Inquires about medications, allergies, and smoking status at each visit. * Take BP, temperature, pulse, respiration, head and chest measurement pertinent to exam. * Gowns patient appropriately for exam. * Prepares room as needed for specified visit type. * Schedules emergent tests as ordered by the provider. * Hands out patient education pamphlets or print patient education from EPIC as requested * Processes referrals by giving information to the patient for scheduling. * Assists with laceration and set up surgical tray. * Assists with excision of moles or lesions. Give specimen to lab for send out. After the pathology report is received, notify the patient of the results per provider request/instruction. * Assists patient with completing informed consent forms prior to the provider performing the procedure(s) and send to Medical Records. * Orders injections/immunizations as appropriate. * Administers injection, SQ, IM, and ID. * Retrieves calls regarding patient health problems, documents and routes calls. * Calls in new prescriptions and refills to the pharmacy after provider has reviewed and approved. * Calls patient with normal lab results, or normal results that have been reviewed by the physician with specific instructions by provider. * Checks provider's out box and review all papers in the box to ensure they are initialed by the provider prior to going to medical records for scanning. * Fully participate and contribute to the patient centered health care home. * Any and all other duties as assigned Education and Experience Requirements: * High School diploma/GED or equivalent * Certified Medical Assistant required * 1 year of clinical experience preferred Essential Requirements: Ability to: * Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines. * Complete job required training. * Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.) * Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance * Work in the clinic, office or surgery center during business hours * Travel independently throughout the clinic, office or surgery center (which may include movement from floor to floor); frequent bending, lifting, standing, stooping or sitting for long periods of time may be required * Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines * Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner * Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations * Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions * Understand and execute a variety of instructions * Effectively operate equipment and communicate on and operate the phone system * Work independently with minimal supervision * Travel to other work locations, if required Performance Expectations - i-Health's Core Values: * Integrity - Do the right thing and take responsibility for what you do and say * Service - Consistently contribute to deliver an exceptional experience * Quality - Act with high purpose, committed effort, and skillful execution to exceed expectations * Innovation - Identify progressive solutions that improve service, teamwork, efficiency, and/or effectiveness * Teamwork - Be a part of the whole; support each other positively Environmental Conditions: * Clinic setting Notes * Infinite Health Collaborative (i-Health) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. * This position description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and Additional Job Functions are subject to modification.

Keywords: Twin Cities Orthopedics, Burnsville , Medical Assistant - Family Practice, Healthcare , Burnsville, Minnesota

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