Medical Assistant - Outpatient

Job Requisition #: JR57888

End Date: 12/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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CHRISTIANA CARE

JOB SPECIFICATION

TITLE:  Medical Assistant - Outpatient

CODE:  22069

GRADE:  42

DEPT:  Employee Health Services (cc 10578)

LOCATION:  Christiana (Newark)

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

This position is responsible for assisting clinicians in the examination and treatment of candidates and caregivers seen at Employee health for care. (This group will be referred to generically as patients). To deliver quality patient care and to perform other clinical and clerical duties within the department.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Rooms patients to include taking and recording patient vitals.

Performs point of care testing, injections, medication administration and Urine Drug Screens as per practice needs.

Assist clinician with examinations/procedures

Prepares exam/treatment rooms with necessary supplies and equipment

Completes necessary patient-specific paperwork as per department needs

Ensures EMR is up-to-date with all pertinent test results in preparation for next visit

Handles patient call backs relaying information per the direction of provider

Performs cleaning of medical equipment per practice needs and CCHS guidelines

Schedules follow up appointments, tests follow up and other procedures as per clinic needs.

Performs quality control on all POCT (point of care testing) equipment.

Perform clerical duties as assigned by supervisor

Performs other related duties as required

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:

Daily contact with patients, providers, clinicians and other members of the medical and front office staff. Also interacts with outside medical offices, diagnostic centers, and other companies/organizations based on the needs of the patients.

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

None

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Director and Lead Nurse Practitioner


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High School Graduate or Equivalent

A graduate of a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or

Hold current Medical Assistant Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant, is preferred


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge to take and record vital signs

Ability to assist providers with examinations and procedures

Knowledge of medical terminology

Basic Knowledge of workers compensation

Knowledge of current ICD and CPT coding requirements

Knowledge of referral process

Ability to administer medications/injections to all age groups

Ability to organize and complete various tasks simultaneously

Ability to apply good oral and written communication skills

Knowledge of computer software

Knowledge of physician office systems and practices

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Medical Assistant certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) required if working in state of New Jersey.
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Pleasant office environment

Exposure to medication and hazardous waste

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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