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Medical Assistant - Physicians Plus in Findlay, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employment Status:
    BVMP - Physicians Plus
  • Location:
    Findlay, OH
  • Shift
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2018
  • Requisition ID:
    5438

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

Under the supervision of the Physician, assist in minor office procedures, injections, phlebotomy, lab procedures, sterilization of instruments and clerical duties.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Duty 1: Plans and develops interactions with Physicians Plus for health related services appropriate to skill level and based on current industry standards to ensure exceptional patient care.

Duty 2: Is able to identify the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient.

Duty 3: Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate regulatory agencies and is compliant.

Duty 4: Collaborates with Physicians regarding patient condition, orders, treatment plan, and anticipated needs to ensure exceptional patient care.

Duty 5: Demonstrates knowledge of department and management line of authority and follows proper line of communication.

Duty 6: Maintains appropriate educational experiences for skill level.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in giving injections
  • Knowledge of office procedures and equipment
  • Experience with throat cultures, hemocues, hemoccults, glucometer, urinalysis, urine pregnancy testing
  • Typing and medical terminology experience required
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status.  Must be able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, climbing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, sitting and standing. The associate will be required to walk for up to one hour a day, stand for five hours a day and sit two hours a day. The individual must be able to lift twenty pounds and reach work above the shoulders. The individual must have good eye-hand coordination and fine finger dexterity. The individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range.

This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)

*BVHS *PRN