Medical Assistant

Date Posted: July 7, 2022

Deadline: August 1, 2022

Organization: Piedmont Pulmonary Medicine

Location: Laurens Other

City: Clinton, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $15.00 - 20.00 per hour; Paid time-off

Requirements:

Facilitate providers in providing the highest level of care to our patients. Must be able to work as a team to create a work flow conducive to the patients and providers. We serve a special population, so patience and respect is a must.

Job Description:
  • Able to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Able to calculate medication dosages correctly.
  • Proficient in use of computer and keyboard.
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to manage self and environment calmly and appropriately in stressful situations.
  • Clinical skills: Basic: taking vital signs, patient assessments, injections, appropriate and complete documentation.
  • Stand for extended periods of time.
  • Able to push, pull and reach, sit, stoop and stretch.
  • Have full range of body motion.
  • Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a computer, telephone, copier and medical equipment.
  • Able to lift and position patients using appropriate body mechanics.
  • Have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to be able to collect data and record where appropriate (i.e. computer and/or paper)
  • Vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • This position involves exposure to customer/patient elements. The work environment is that of a medical practice that enforces safe OSHA compliant practice. HIPAA rules and regulations are stringently enforced. The position requires staff to work under pressure at times and with a diverse population. As a medical office, exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, sharps, and other conditions are common.
  • This job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard Office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
  • Facilitate providers in providing the highest level of care to our patients
  • Active patient care team member: identifying and reporting to provider specific patient needs including those required for the visit and for general health care concerns. Must be able to work as a team.
  • Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating patient charts prior to appointment and collecting additional information such as lab results, ER reports etc. as indicated from chart review and patient care huddle.
  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment by escorting them from the waiting area to the exam room and taking history as required by work flow algorithm. Assesses Vital signs.
  • Performs routine lab procedures, including basic phlebotomy
  • Assists providers with examinations and diagnostic procedures.
  • Administers, with a physician’s order, non- venous medications including injections. Vaccines may be given per vaccine Standing Orders. 
  • Maintains patient documentation, for example but not limited to, lab orders and results, procedure results, phone calls.
  • Assists team in care management as directed by provider.
  • Follows Standing Orders.
  • Prepares and maintains clinical supplies and equipment.
  • Sterilizes all instruments as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Orders and maintains medications for office. Works in conjunction with Pharmacy Protocols. 
  • Assists with front desk duties; answering phone calls, pre-charting, checking patients in, etc.
  • Participates in professional development activities as offered and required within the organization.
  • Complies with all HIPPA regulations.
  • Updates and maintains clinical skills.
  • Treats patients, their families and staff with dignity and respect.
  • Performs other related work as asked or required. 
Schedule:
Monday: 8-4:30pm
Tuesday: 8-4:30pm
Wednesday: 8-4:30pm
Thursday: 8-4:30pm
Friday: 8-12pm
Contact Name:
Britney Fuller
Contact Phone Number: 864.547.2160
Program(s):
Application Process:
- Resumes may be emailed to bfuller@piedmontpulmonary.com

- Resumes may be mailed or personally delivered to our office, address is:

700 Plaza Circle
Suite N
Clinton, SC 29325
864.547.2160

- Resumes may be faxed to 864.547.2159

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Employer Address:

700 Plaza Circle
Suite N
Clinton, SC 29325
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.