Medical Assistant

Inova Health System
Manassas, VA
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 29, 2021
Full Time
Job DescriptionInova's Juniper Program in Manassas, VA is seeking a passionate Medical Assistant to join their dedicated team of healthcare professionals!Inova's Juniper Program is Northern Virginia's largest provider of HIV/AIDS care. We are proud to offer all aspects of primary medical care, mental health, substance abuse and case management services to HIV positive individuals along with a history of delivering compassionate HIV/AIDS clinical and education services.About InovaInova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.Inova's five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), US News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.Inova is home to Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at Always: Learn how we keep our team members and patients Safe@Inova .Job Responsibilities Performs general patient care responsibilities including checking schedules and organizing patient flow; recording patient blood pressure, height, weight; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, assisting physicians/nurses; preparing patient for examination and treatment; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information. Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms / requisitions as needed. Organizes medical records, including lab results, progress notes, etc. to ensure provider has all of the necessary information available during the patient's encounter. Instructs patient in basic testing requirements, eg, clean catch urine. Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment according to protocol; cleaning exam / procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam / procedures rooms. Adheres to and employs appropriate sterile techniques and universal precautions guidelines. Assists with the identification of actual and potential risks to patient safety. Reports patient safety issues to the practice manager in a timely manner. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services. Assists with data collection for quality improvement activities. Participates actively in quality improvement initiatives. Reports consistently patient data in a concise and thorough manner. Seeks to improve the effectiveness of communication and interactions with others. Communicates problems relating to patients and / or staff with practice manager quickly. Respects and promotes patient rights. Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others. Demonstrates participation in continuing education activities that enhance and expand employee's professional knowledge and abilities. Maintains own Employee Continuing Education Record and completes all annual competency reviews. Requirements Experience: Previous experience in a medical group practice or similar situation preferred Education: High School or GED and graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants Certification: Certified MA, BLS (from the American Heart Association) Special Skills: Medical terminology, proficient in English, excellent verbal and written communication skills and competent with basic computer skills Work Site LocationJUNIPER PROGRAM - MANASSASWork Site Address9304 FOREST POINT CIRCLEWork Site City/StateMANASSAS, VAScheduleMonday-FridayShiftDayEEO TaglineM/F/Vets/Disabled

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