Covenant Health

Job Title
Med Off Assistant II
ID
3228293
Facility
Covenant Medical Management
Department Name
PRIM CARE ASSOC-LENO

Overview

CMG

 

Medical Office Assistant - Fort Loudoun Primary Care (Lenoir City, TN)

Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Days (10am - 7pm)

 

Position Summary:

Provides professional clinical care to patients receiving treatments and examination in an outpatient clinical setting, under the supervision of the attending provider and practice office manager.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patient’s general condition and takes vital signs and weight.
  • Assists provider with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments. To include but not limited to, phlebotomy, injections, suturing, and other typical office procedures.
  • Orients, instructs and trains assigned personnel as applicable.
  • Provides basic patient care as ordered.
  • Assures test results are received and relayed to patient in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy by using the AIDET fundamentals of communication.
  • Documents all interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating provider’s advice and instructions.
  • Triages patient phone calls regarding urgency of appointments.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and well maintained equipment.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
  • Maintain confidentiality in matters regarding the practice, its patients and employees.
  • Ability to use a variety of office and medical equipment including, but not limited to, telephone, computer, fax, stethoscope, EKG machine, ear washing equipment, scales, thermometers, blood pressure cuff, and basic lab equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work area.
  • Maintains equipment in clean operating condition.
  • Perform referrals and pre-certifications as needed and where applicable.
  • May schedule patient appointments per physician order and relay accurately to patients.
  • Take calls from hospitals/ nursing homes and relays appropriate information to practitioner in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with the patient, physician and other care team members as part of a team based approach to overall patient care.
  • 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:

Three (3+) years of experience required in either field or combination thereof. 

 

Licensure Requirement:

Must be either licensed as an LPN/LVN or hold CCMA or equivalent recognized MA certification. CPR required.

 

For more information on Fort Loudoun Primary Care: https://www.fortloudounprimarycare.com/

 

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