Medical AssistantPosition Title: Medical Assistant
Posted: March 13, 2020
Company: Wayne County Government
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ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A WAYNE COUNTY GOVERNMENT APPLICATION AND CAN APPLY AT: WWW.CO.WAYNE.IN.US
Incumbent serves as Medical Assistant for the Public Health Department, responsible for providing health care and education to Wayne County residents.
Performs tasks associated with walk-in patients to include public health services and testing, immunizations and lead testing.
Conducts patient assessments, monitoring and recording vital signs, obtaining specimens for diagnostic procedures, and performing tests/lab workups as ordered by physician.
Assists physicians as needed, preparing examination rooms with appropriate equipment and supplies, providing lab results for examiners, instructing patients on treatment and medication procedures, and ensuring patients receive proper medication.
Phone patients with lab test results and answers questions within their scope of their practice.
Prepares and dispenses medications and administers injections.
Maintains inventory of medical supplies and forms, ordering and restocking accordingly.
Administers immunizations as appropriate for age of patient and immunization history, updating records and entering them into computer.
Contacts patients, pharmacies, and other medical facilities as necessary, issuing codes to hospitals, obtaining approval from Medicaid and phoning in prescription information to pharmacists,
Contact and consult with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) in regard to tests and test results.
Prepares educational materials for patients.
Attends staff meetings and training seminars as required.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full Time
I. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Associate Degree of Nursing (AND) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or one-year related experience and/or training Certification or the ability to obtain and maintain a certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Tuberculosis (TB) skin test certification.
Current Indiana certification as a medical assistant.
Training required by Indiana State Department Health regarding Immunizations.
Possession of or ability to obtain malpractice insurance.
Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of public health laws, accepted principles and practices of Public Health nursing, and immunizations.
Working knowledge of health and social services available to County residents, and ability to coordinate services and referrals as appropriate.
Working knowledge of standard office practices, basic computer skills, and medical terminology, and the ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks, and operations.
Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to prepare written reports as required.
Ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, fax machine, and copier.
Ability to operate a variety of medical equipment, and a sterilizer, .
Properly sterilizes instruments through the use of the autoclave. Provides upkeep to the autoclave.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments, physicians, hospitals, labs, pharmacies, Medicaid, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.
Logs statistical data for influenza-like illnesses, tuberculosis (TB), lead and STD.
Ability to compute/perform arithmetic operations, such as calculating inventories and tabulating test results.
Ability to understand, memorize, retain and follow oral or written instructions.
Ability to file, post, mail materials, and maintain organized files.
Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment.
PLEASE SEE THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION ON OUR WEBSITE: WWW.CO.WAYNE.IN.US
Education Level: Associate's Degree
Career Level: EXPERIENCED
How To Apply: www.co.wayne.in.us
Medical, Dental, Drug, Vision, Life Insurance, Voluntary Term Life, Short Term Disability, PERF (inprs), HOOSIER START, PAID HOLIDAYS, PAID TIME OFF.
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