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Medical Assistant – Evendale

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Centers for Foot & Ankle Care
Published
June 12, 2018
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Description

This position will rotate between our Evendale, Auburn and Fountain Square locations.

  • Position Summary

The Medical Assistant is key in promoting high quality, patient-centered care. The MA is responsible for assisting designated physician with procedures and treatments, general clinical duties, taking patient x-rays, assisting in patient management, proper documentation of medical transactions, maintaining medical equipment/ instruments, performing other diagnostic treatments, and assisting in the daily operations of the office. The MA is expected to maintain open, effective communication with the physicians, practice manager, co-workers, patients, and outside vendors/services.

  • SKILLS

Knowledge of general clinical procedures, methods, applications and equipment necessary in the performance of job responsibilities. Knowledge of general office procedures, scheduling practices and the ability to apply these in scheduling patients and/or procedures; knowledge of patient rights and the ability to respond to each patient with empathy and respect, ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Knowledge of policies, procedures, philosophies, rules and regulations governing the delivery of services to patients, and knowledge of managed care requirements in respect to pre authorization and referrals. Knowledge of correct spelling of medical terminology is also required.

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist the physician with procedures and treatments as required. Duties listed are listed below, but are not limited to:

Patient Care:

  • Patient set-up in room
  • Nail trims
  • X-Rays (Taking and Developing)
  • Taking vitals, blood pressure, sugar and temps.
  • History and physicals
  • Ultra sound
  • Casting and form completion
  • Splinting, uni-boots
  • Orthotic casting, fiberglass casting
  • Cast removal
  • Drawing and administering injections
  • Madajet preparation
  • Consent forms
  • Nail surgery assistance
  • Bandage removal
  • Stitch removal
  • Surgery circulating
  • Surgery assistance
  • May accompany and assist physician(s) in the treatment and care of Extended Care facility patients at Extended Care facility. (Applicable to offices whose physicians treat Extended Care facility patients)
  • Calling in prescriptions and refills (E-script on behalf of physician)
  • Any other duties as needed and necessary as directed by physician

Routine Duties:

  • Stocks rooms
  • Changes solutions in rooms
  • Makes nail packs, surgery packs, sterilizing packs
  • Prepares surgery room for surgery
  • Waste management
  • Auto clave testing
  • Cleans X-ray developer
  • Maintains back office supplies
  • Telephone assistance overflow when needed (Receptionist duties when needed)
  • Helps in scheduling appointments when needed and necessary
  • Other duties as may be assigned or directed by physician

II. JOB EVALUATION FACTORS

  • Educational and Certification/license Requirements:

No license required but may be graduate of LPN, or MA program with current licensure or certification as required in the state of Ohio. Current certification in CPR.

  • Experience

Minimum of one-year experience in podiatry medical office setting is preferred.

  • Attitude towards Supervision

Ability to accept authority and direction of practice manager and/or physician

  • Cooperation

Willingness and initiative to take on added or extra responsibilities and prioritize job duties for effective, efficient operations

  • Teamwork

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and work with them as a team member in order to maximize the effectiveness of the office.

  • Professional Behavior

Ability to deal promptly, courteously and diplomatically with patients, maintain congenial disposition with others even under stressful situations; and adhere to dress code policy at all times.

  • Attendance

Maintain attendance, arrive promptly at scheduled work time and remain until scheduled departure time.

PARTIAL LIST OF ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Seeing:clearly, generally and with close vision; color perception, ability to see normal printed and written data
  • Hearing:normal conversation and when using the telephone
  • Speaking:English clearly (Spanish not required but would be a benefit)
  • Handling:small objects, papers, books, notebooks, equipment, knowledge of operation, safety and caution
  • Lifting:occasional lifting of 5 to 20 pounds
  • Reaching:frequent horizontal and vertical reaching
  • Stooping/bending:frequent
  • Standing/sitting/walking:approximately 25% sitting and 75% standing/walking

PARTIAL LIST OF ESSENTIAL ENVIROMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Inside/outside:100% inside
  • Noise/vibration:Normal noises for this environment
  • Hazards:

Bloodborne Pathogens:Risk of exposure

Carpal Tunnel:Low risk of exposure for this environment

Eye Strain:Normal risk of exposure for this environment

Physical Injury:Low risk of exposure for this environment

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Medical supplies and equipment necessary to the efficient performance of duties, including, but not limited to: telephone system, computer, copier, facsimile machine, typewriter, X-Ray, Cast Removal Equipment, Ultra so

Job Type: Full-time

Job Requirements

II. JOB EVALUATION FACTORS
•Educational and Certification/license Requirements:

No license required but may be graduate of LPN, or MA program with current licensure or certification as required in the state of Ohio. Current certification in CPR.
•Experience

Minimum of one-year experience in podiatry medical office setting is preferred.
•Attitude towards Supervision

Ability to accept authority and direction of practice manager and/or physician
•Cooperation

Willingness and initiative to take on added or extra responsibilities and prioritize job duties for effective, efficient operations
•Teamwork

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and work with them as a team member in order to maximize the effectiveness of the office.
•Professional Behavior

Ability to deal promptly, courteously and diplomatically with patients, maintain congenial disposition with others even under stressful situations; and adhere to dress code policy at all times.
•Attendance

Maintain attendance, arrive promptly at scheduled work time and remain until scheduled departure time.

PARTIAL LIST OF ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
•Seeing:clearly, generally and with close vision; color perception, ability to see normal printed and written data
•Hearing:normal conversation and when using the telephone
•Speaking:English clearly (Spanish not required but would be a benefit)
•Handling:small objects, papers, books, notebooks, equipment, knowledge of operation, safety and caution
•Lifting:occasional lifting of 5 to 20 pounds
•Reaching:frequent horizontal and vertical reaching
•Stooping/bending:frequent
•Standing/sitting/walking:approximately 25% sitting and 75% standing/walking

PARTIAL LIST OF ESSENTIAL ENVIROMENTAL DEMANDS:
•Inside/outside:100% inside
•Noise/vibration:Normal noises for this environment
•Hazards:

Bloodborne Pathogens:Risk of exposure

Carpal Tunnel:Low risk of exposure for this environment

Eye Strain:Normal risk of exposure for this environment

Physical Injury:Low risk of exposure for this environment

How to Apply

cfacresumes@medisync.com

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