Covenant Health

Job Title
Medical Assistant I
ID
3215876
Facility
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center
Department Name
CWHN Morristown

Overview


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Medical Assistant, OBGYN Office In Morristown

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

Fort Sanders Perinatal Center

 

Position Summary: Under general supervision, performs basic nursing procedures on patients.  Assists physicians or practitioner with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, Quality Assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Performs basic nursing procedures such as weighing patients, taking vital signs and listening to fetal heart tones. Performs venipunctures, blood sugars, and other lab procedures as indicated.
  • Retrieves initial basic evaluation of patient and reports to appropriate practitioner.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families during visit; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy.
  • Assists physicians or practitioner with examinations, various OB/GYN procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and necessary equipment.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient's medical records. Maintains all required reports, statistics, etc. Assists with filling out lab requests and filing lab results in patient's chart.
  • Inspects area daily for compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and standards and takes corrective action when appropriate.
  • Assists with cleaning instruments and cleaning and re-stocking examination rooms on a daily basis. Transports instruments to sterile processing as needed.
  • Obtains informed consent after procedure has been explained to patient.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings and workshops.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

 

Minimum Experience: One (1) year related experience required, or new graduate with less than (1) year experience.

 

Licensure Requirement: Certified Medical Assistant required. CPR required.

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