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Medical Assistant -LPN (FT-1814)

Company: OSS Health
Location: Hanover
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Would required occasional travel to the OSS Health Gettysburg office.
JOB SUMMARY:Assists in all aspects of the medical practice under the direct supervision of a physician with both clinical and clerical responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program.Qualifications:
    • A minimum of three years of relevant clinical experience in a medical office or hospital setting preferred, particularly in Orthopaedics, ER or Urgent Care function.
    • Current certification in basic life support (BLS) required, or the ability to obtain before working independently with patients.
    • Must possess excellent independent clinical knowledge.
    • Must have excellent oral communication skills, knowledge of medical terminology, typing, grammar and spelling skills.
    • On-the-job experience with medical computer software in a clinical setting required.
      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Interviews patients, measures vital signs and types information and histories in Medent. Assists in examination and treatment of patients.
      • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
      • Removes staples and sutures.
      • Prepares injections and assists physician with the administration of injections.
      • Assists in applying/removing casts/Durable Medical Equipment.
      • Tends to wounds.
      • Enters appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes into computer.
      • Completes necessary paperwork and schedules surgeries and appointments.
      • Telephones or electronically submits prescriptions to pharmacy as ordered by the physician.
      • Educates patients and assists with patient inquiries regarding medication and pre & post-operative treatment.
      • Assists team leaders with patient care duties, as delegated.
      • Acts as agent for licensed provider.
      • Maintains security of the secured medication closet and is responsible for maintaining an accurate medication log.
      • Travels to other locations as needed.
      • Other duties as assigned.
        SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:No direct reports.
        LANGUAGE SKILLS:Must be proficient in the English language, both verbally and written, in order to communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians, vendors, and the general public.
        PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Moderate physical effort when working in patient care environment consisting of standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, and stooping. Moderate sitting and keyboarding when performing administrative responsibilities. Fine and gross motor skills and manual dexterity to operate keyboard and other equipment. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to respond quickly and effectively to an emergency.
        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Climate controlled environment with occasional periods of being outside.The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the positionExperienceRequired
        • On-the-job experience with medical computer software in a clinical setting required.
        • Current certification in basic life support (BLS) required, or the ability to obtain before working independently with patient
        • A minimum of three years of relevant clinical experience in a medical office or hospital setting preferred, particularly in Orthopaedics, ER or Urgent Care function.EducationRequired
          • High School Diploma/GED or betterPreferred
            • Associates or betterLicenses & CertificationsRequired
              • License
              • Certification

Keywords: OSS Health, Ellicott City , Medical Assistant -LPN (FT-1814), Healthcare , Hanover, Maryland

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