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Medical Assistant

Company: Southeast Community Health Systems
Location: Zachary
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the ambulatory care setting. Provides care that meets the psycho-social, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a clinical care manager. Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and ambulatory care policies, procedures and standards.Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:Provides direct patient care under supervision, evaluates outcomes, consults with other healthcare team members as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment, under supervision, on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, coworkers and providers.Demonstrates the ability to assist providers with procedures and perform services requiring technical and manual skills.Demonstrates the ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.Demonstrates knowledge of lab requirements and requisitions.Maintain accurate counts of all medication dispensed through proper documentation.Triage medical calls and troubleshoots problems as they occur.Ensures all medical equipment is properly maintained and maintenance is documented.Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.Demonstrates proficiency in phlebotomy.Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of practice.Regulatory Requirements:Current LPN licensure in the State of Louisiana in good standingCurrent BLS certificationLanguage Skills:Able to communicate effectively in English required; bilingual preferredOther Skills:Basic computer knowledge requiredEMR experience highly desiredMonday 7:45AM - 4:30PMTuesday 7:45AM - 4:30PMWednesday 7:45AM - 7:00PMThursday 7:45AM - 4:30PMFriday 7:45AM - 2:00PM

Keywords: Southeast Community Health Systems, Baton Rouge , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Zachary, Louisiana

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