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Medical Assistant

Company: Fastmed
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking to join a mission-driven, values-oriented healthcare organization that is setting a new standard for patient centricity in the Urgent Care space? Then come join us at FastMed.For the past 20 years FastMed has served as the front door of healthcare for our communities while continuing to expand our national footprint. Our mission is to provide patients with the best end-to-end healthcare experience in terms of quality, accessibility, affordability, and compassion. What sets us apart is our Compassionate Hospitality philosophy, which blends the compassion of healthcare with the best-in-class standards of hospitality.POSITION SUMMARY:Performs basic ancillary skills to assist provider to meet the specific needs of patients.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Assists provider with exams, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care under direct supervision. This includes, but may not be limited to:Blood draws, venipuncture, specimen collection, and completion of lab paperworkAdministering IM, SQ, and ID medications and immunizations under provider directionApplying splints as directed by providerSetting up procedures as trained when ordered by providerTriages patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' chartsProvides timely follow up regarding lab results under the direction of the providerPrepares treatment rooms for examination of patients and brings patients from the waiting room to an exam room in a timely mannerConsistently communicates with patients on wait times, provides direction to the next step in the treatment processMaintains clear, appropriate, and accurate documentationNotifies provider of patients ready for exam, room number, vitals, and chief complaintObserves and communicates changes in the patients condition to the provider on dutyParticipates in the completion of the daily checklist, as well as any assigned duties and tasks necessary to maintain compliance with Federal and State RegulationsChecks all supplies and medications including sample medications for expiration (monthly)Treats patients and co-workers consistent with the FastMed Mission statement, Vision, Values and Compassionate HospitalityAdheres to established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards, as well as all protocols as ordered by Chief Medical OfficerMaintains patient confidentiality, including shredding of any patient informationMaintains appropriate licenses and continuing educational requirementsParticipates in education programs and attends meetings or training sessions as requiredMakes suggestions to management for improving the clinics performance and patients experienceCross trained to perform front desk operations such as scheduling, answering phones, insurance verification and other duties as assignedPerforms other duties as assigned to promote high-quality, cost-effective patient care and an efficient, productive work environmentESSENTIAL SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Education:Graduate of one of the following programs is preferred:Medical Assistant or passing of CCMA examination.Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA state license required) with phlebotomy certificateEmergency Medical Technician (EMT-A)ParamedicOr, graduate of another relevant program with CMO approval;Or, possesses active Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) designationCertification: BLS American Red Cross is required; American Safety Health Institute, or National Safety Council are preferred.EXPERIENCE:6 months of prior recent experience in a healthcare setting such as an emergency department, urgent care or other ambulatory care clinic preferred.INDLPby Jobble

Keywords: Fastmed, High Point , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , High Point, North Carolina

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