Covenant Health

Job Title
MED ASSISTANT
ID
3736863
Facility
LeConte Medical Center
Department Name
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Overview

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Medical Assistant  - Occupational Health

Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Day Shift

 

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.

 

As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:

  • unmatched medical insurance,
  • tuition reimbursement;
  • student loan repayment assistance,
  • certification bonuses;
  • leadership and professional development programs;
  • an employer-matched 401(k); and
  • a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program.

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.

 

Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || ssimmon6@CovHlth.com || 865-374-5368

 

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Responsibilities

    • Assesses the patient’s general condition and takes vital signs and weight.
    • Assists provider with examinations, diagnostic procedures, and treatments including, 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 and 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.
    • Maintains confidentiality in matters regarding the practice, patients, and employees.
    • Possesses the 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, breath alcohol machine, and basic lab equipment.
    • Maintains a clean and sanitary work area.
    • Maintains equipment in clean operating condition.
    • Performs referrals and pre-certifications as needed and where applicable.
    • May schedule patient appointments per physician orders and relay accurately to patients.
    • Takes calls from outside facilities and relays appropriate information to practitioner in a timely manner.
    • Attends offsite clinic functions when applicable.
    • Collaborates with the patient, physician, and other care team members as part of a team based approach to overall patient care.

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 of experience required in either field or combination thereof. 

 

Licensure Requirement:       Must have and maintain CCMA or equivalent recognized MA certification. CPR required.

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