Medical Assistant in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation

The Medical Assistant is part of the person centered integrated care team and establishes and maintains effective, professional working relationships with patients and their representatives and with medical staff.   The Medical Assistant upholds all guidelines set forth in the clinic, maintains strict patient confidentiality, accepts and upholds patient service and satisfaction and assists practitioners and physicians in delivering health care services.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare patients for examination and treatment.  Take patient’s histories, vital signs, and document in patient chart.
  • Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.
  • Perform venipunctures, urinalysis, EKGs and other procedures as directed.
  • Administer immunizations and other injections
  • Phone in patient prescriptions and document accordingly
  • Provide patient education and instruction
  • Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment, including sterilization
  • Assist physicians/nurse practitioners in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals
  • Assist with the scheduling of tests and treatments
  • Screen telephone callers for appropriate referral/triage, relay messages and documents accordingly
  • Maintain patients’ files, records, and other information

Other Responsibilities

  • Adhere to standard precautions, as appropriate, i.e., use protective barriers, handle and dispose infectious waste appropriately, proper hand washing
  • Follow CLIA and OSHA regulations
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of unit facilities and equipment
  • Monitor supply of medical stock, medical supplies, and laboratory needs or order supplies when necessary.
  • Attend all training as required by Crider Health Center, Accreditors and Funders.
  • Meet standards of professional ethical conduct

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • Two years of college or equivalent work experience and/ or-
  • Medical Assistant Certification or LPN is preferred
  • Minimum two years medical office experience
  • Knowledge of medical office terminology, procedures and equipment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Desire to work in a non-profit setting
  • Commitment to Service Excellence
  • Commitment to Personal Excellence
  • Team Oriented and Values Diversity

Supervision

The Medical Assistants at the Wentzville and Union Offices receive supervision from the onsite Lead Medical Assistant. Medical Assistants at the Warrenton Office receive supervision from the Medical Services Manager – Warrenton & Union.