Medical Assistant (MA) Roving, Limited Part Time - Urgent Care

Location
Takoma Park, MD
Posted
Aug 20, 2020
Closes
Oct 15, 2020
Ref
R-8151
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare is the first and largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Medical Assistant (MA) who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Qualified candidates will posess:
• High school education or equivalent required
• Current Certified Medical Assistant/CMA required
• Current CPR proficiency and BLS certification by American Heart Association required
• 1-2 years experience in a clinical environment; Urgent Care setting preferred

The Medical Assistant position is responsible for the overall clinical operations of the office, including:
- ensuring that patient charts are complete prior to the Physician seeing the patient
- cleaning and stocking patient exam rooms, cleaning and sterilizing instruments
- ordering medical supplies, and ensuring that all medical equipment receives the required routine maintenance
- responsible for ensuring that patients are triaged and seen in accordance to office policy, and when necessary, explaining delays and apologizing to waiting patients
- ensuring that every patient receives excellent service and quality care, and is further responsible to report any deterrents to the Administrator
- able and willing to fill in at any other position in the office as required to ensure excellent patient service

Join our team! Apply today to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Please note: This job may require "Roving," which consists of rotating to the various AHC Urgent Care Center locations. Your manager will discuss with you whether your particular position includes "Roving," and if so, the details of this job requirement. Generally this will be designated by your work schedule.
  • Work hours vary (12-36 hours per week) - Day Shift and Night Shift Openings
  • Rotating Weekends
  • Day Shift is 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Night Shift is 8:00pm - 8:00am

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supports patient care delivery by preparing patients and assisting clinicians in the exam rooms
• Accurately documents and records patient examination, treatment, and test results into EMR
• Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
• Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
• Follows CDC isolation guidelines, infection control practices, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
• Prepare, clean and stock exam rooms. Order and maintain medical supplies and equipment, inventories stock, places orders, and verifies receipt.
• Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
• Works in coordination with other staff to ensure patient satisfaction and office efficiencies.
• May train other staff to perform basic clinical duties to facilitate patient flow.
• Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or center.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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