Interpath Laboratory

Medical Assistant, Prairie Family Medicine

Location US-ID-Coeur d'Alene
Job ID
2024-6051
# Positions
2
Category
Medical Clinic (MA,RN,LPN,ETC)
Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

Prairie Family Medicine, part of Praxis Health, is looking for a friendly and energetic Medical Assistant with outstanding people skills to join our team. Qualified candidates will have a collaborative team spirit and a willingness to support the needs of our patients as well as the goals of the job and the team.

 

In this role, you will work in collaboration with the healthcare team to assist physicians/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

We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here: https://youtu.be/MrNWtn42prY

 

Benefit Highlights:

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

Essential Job Functions

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screening per provider guidelines; assisting providers/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; and patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately;
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to provider protocols; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Fulfills the organizations responsibilities as assigned including; respecting and promoting patient’s rights; sharing problems relating to patients and or staff with immediate supervisor.
  • 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, clinical pharmacology; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with provider's orders; applying dressings and suture removal; bio hazard waste disposal and monitoring; therapeutic modalities; instructing patients with assistive devices, laboratory procedures including Occupations Safety and Health Administrations (OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA-waived testing; specimen handling such as urine, throat, vaginal, stool, and sputum; emergency triage and first aid. Medical Assistants must adhere to the MA scope of practice in the laboratory.
  • Reliable attendance and presence at work.

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 or Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Experience with Electrocardiogram (EKG), taking vital signs, venipuncture, capillary and giving injections
  • Experience working with multiple providers in a Primary Care office setting

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 Veterans/Disabled: Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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