Baptist Health Systems Medical Assistant Float in Madisonville, Kentucky
Job Description:- Perform EKG's, venipunctures, pulmonary function testing, and other lab procedures and treatments with accuracy.- Accurately obtain vital signs and record patient data in an accurate, legal and appropriate manner.- Application of splints, braces and wound dressings in correct manner.- Assist physician with exams/procedures.- Room/equipment/instrument set-up, cleaning, practice good infection control, order supplies and restock as necessary.- Prepares maintenance requests as needed.- Respect/promote patient rights, maintain confidentiality, and exhibit friendly/helpful behaviors.- Respond to emergencies in appropriate manner and according to policy.- Follow all OSHA and departmental policies; perform quality control, record data as necessary.- All departmental/staff/operational problems reported to the appropriate supervisor in a timely manner.- Clerical duties may include scheduling, answering phone, filing, copying, completing forms/referrals/precerts, obtaining demographic information, updating charts, assuring fee tickets reflect services perform.Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.Basic Life Support Certification required within 90 days of hire (AHA only).Minimum two years of direct patient care experience preferredSkills and Abilities Required:Physical requirements:Strength -- Position requires ability to occasionally push/pull and lift objects less than 50 pounds.Manual Dexterity -- Position requires ability to constantly perform simple motor skills such as moving from area to area in the building, on campus and off campus. Position requires ability to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as typing, data entry.Coordination -- Position requires ability to constantly perform gross body movement such as stooping, filing, etc, and constantly to perform tasks, which require hand-eye coordination such as keyboard skills.Mobility -- Position requires ability to frequently move from department to department, building to building, and to sit for prolonged periods of time.Visual Discrimination -- Position requires ability to constantly see objects closely as in reading and viewing paper records and computer screen.Hearing -- Position requires ability to constantly hear normal sounds with some background noise as in answering the telephone.Mental Requirements:Concentration -- Position requires ability to constantly concentrate on minimal and fine detail with some interruption.Attention Span -- Position requires ability to frequently attend to task/function for more than 60 minutes at a time and to frequently attend to task/function for less than 10 minutes at a time.Conceptualization -- Position requires ability to frequently understand and relate to concepts behind specific ideas, to frequently understand and relate to the theories behind several related concepts.Memory -- Position requires ability to constantly remember multiple tasks/functions given to self and others over long periods of time.Communication -- Position requires ability to constantly communicate verbally and in writing using advanced level vocabulary and advanced writing skills.Working and Environmental Conditions:Position requires occasional exposure to blood, body tissue or fluids and hazardous material and dust. Position may be stressful and demanding.If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer."EEO Statement: Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and seeks to employ individuals without regard to r ace, color, national origin, gender, s exual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, religious or political beliefs, protected veteran status, employment status or any other protected class identified in any federal, state, or local law. Baptist Health specifically encourages minority, female, disabled, veteran and other candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and strengthen our team. Please note that Baptist Health is a drug-free workplace and employment with Baptist Health is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMATION AND ACCESSIBILITY TO SERVICES Persons with hearing and speech impairments can contact Baptist Health facilities by using the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). For voice to TDD, call 800.648.6057. For TDD to voice, call 800.648.6056."