Interpath Laboratory

Medical Assistant, Salem Endocrinology

Location US-OR-Salem
Job ID
2024-6041
# Positions
1
Category
Medical Clinic (MA,RN,LPN,ETC)

Job Description

Praxis Health would like to invite reliable, friendly and energetic Medical Assistants with outstanding people skills to join our team. 

 

Work in collaboration with the healthcare team to assist physicians and providers in the delivery of exceptional patient care.

 

  • Must have an aptitude to learn and a passion to serve others
  • Must be someone who thrives in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills, be highly organized, and detail oriented
  • Experience with electronic medical records is a plus

Schedule: Monday- Friday 

 

Benefit Highlights

  • Medical, Dental, Vision with In-Network & Custom Network discounts
  • 401(K) with discretionary employer match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Free clinical diagnostic laboratory testing performed in house

Watch this short video that shows why the Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here: https://youtu.be/MrNWtn42prY

 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Chart prep for upcoming appointments. i.e. review to ensure updated labs or imaging are in the chart.
  2. MIPS management
  3. Accompanies patients to exam room, takes vitals, document chief complaint, verify medications, allergies, and preferred pharmacy.
  4. Download pump data, glucometers, and continuous glucose monitors (CGM.)
  5. Point of care testing including Hemoglobin A1c or random glucose check
  6. Cleaning exam rooms and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; restocking exam rooms.
  7. Attends work regularly and on time.
  8. Initiating CGM such as freestyle libre; Counseling patient on use of phone app/reader for the device
  9. Submitting online orders for DME to include sensors/transmitter for CGM or tubing for insulin pumps.
  10. charting; relaying instructions to patients/families listed on HIPAA; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  11. Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include sending/receiving patient orders; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments;
  12. Fulfills the organization’s responsibilities as assigned including; respecting and promoting patient’s rights; responding appropriately to emergency situations; sharing concerns relating to patients and or staff with immediate supervisor.
  13. Fulfills clinical Medical Assisting responsibilities that vary according to state law, which may include medical/surgical asepsis; checking vital signs or measurements; physical examination preparations; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with physician's orders; biohazard waste disposal and monitoring;
  14. Laboratory procedures including Occupations Safety and Health Administrations (OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA-waived testing; specimen handling such as capillary blood. Medical Assistants must adhere to the MA scope of practice in the laboratory.
  15. Primary care coverage 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • High School diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Medical Assisting diploma from an accredited vocational institution, a community college program in medical assisting preferred.

Experience: 

  • Minimum one year of recent experience working in a medical facility as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Caregiver or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) preferred.
  • Experience with Electrocardiogram (EKG), taking vital signs, venipuncture, capillary and giving injections.

                                   

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a current BLS certification or obtain BLS certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Current health records with the appropriate immunization to work in the health care field (Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis).

About Us

Praxis Health is a family of medical groups providing high quality healthcare throughout the state of Oregon. Our community-based clinics are the DNA of our business, providing better medicine, advocacy for our patients, and a satisfying and collaborative culture for our providers and staff.

 

The Praxis family approach is dynamically different than other healthcare companies in Oregon. We are not “big box” health care, but rather a company of small groups and clinics, of nimble micro-cultures that can quickly adapt to industry changes, as well as patient needs.

 

We have been serving communities across the beautiful and adventurous state of Oregon for over 50 years! And we are pioneers and thought leaders in the industry. Our commitment to innovative and operational excellence has allowed us to create healthcare solutions that are both cost-efficient and cutting edge.

 

Come see how healthcare is done right!

General Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Work Environment: Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings.

OSHA Category
This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.

Equal Opportunity Statement

EOE Disabled/Veteran

Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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