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Medical Assistant

Company: Pace of Southwest Michigan
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

PACE of Southwest MI is seeking experienced, certified Medial Assistant's for our Clinic and Home Care teams! NOW OFFERING up to $2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR MA's (Speak with HR for bonus details)PACE's Office Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm.Medical AssistantStatus: Non-ExemptType of Position: Full TimeSalary Range: TBDReports To: Clinic Supervisor or Home Care SupervisorJob Summary:Provide care for participant while in the clinic or in the community under the direction of the Providers and NursesMedical Assistant Key Responsibilities--- Provides support to the providers in the examination and treatment of participants to facilitate clinic flow and provide excellent patient care--- Maintains the standards of nursing care as established by PACE--- Provides care in accordance with the objectives, policies, and procedures of PACE--- Performs nursing triage of the clinic participants and chief complaint, including but not limited to vital signs, weights, immunization, and allergy status--- Administers and documents immunizations, EKGs, nebulizer treatments, lab testing collection and wound care as directed by a provider or registered nurse--- Provides assistance and back up to Lead MA and Clinic Clerk when necessary--- Answers and returns telephone call appropriately to participants or caregivers--- Abides by all established PACE of Southwest Michigan policies, rules, and regulations--- All other duties as assignedPM20

Job Requirements for the Medical Assistant include but are not limited to:Education: Completion of Medical Assistant program requiredExperience: Two (2) years' clinical experience preferredNumber/Type of Employees Supervised: NoneLicensure, Registry, or Certification Required: Valid Medical Assistant Certification. Valid MI Driver's License with good driving record; CPR certification.Special Training: Only acts within scope of practice. Meet a standardized set of orientation and/or individual competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Southwest Michigan, and approved by CMS before working independently. Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.Specific Requirements and Considerations: May be subject to exposure and handling of infectious waste, diseases, conditions, or hazardous chemicals, etc., including potential exposure to TB, AIDS, and/or Hepatitis B. Ages of Patients Rendered Care: Adult, Geriatric Skills and Knowledge: - Excellent attention to details - Excellent organizational skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Must be dependable and perform a variety of job-related tasks - Ability to type with speed and accuracy - Working knowledge of personal computers, printers, and software (EPIC, Word, Excel, MCIR, etc.) and other equipment commonly found in a medical officePhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to travel in all kinds of weather.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently move up to 50 pounds and perform physical demands expected while providing medical care for an elderly population. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to focus. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position. PI182760572

Keywords: Pace of Southwest Michigan, South Bend , Medical Assistant, Other , Saint Joseph, Indiana

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