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Variety Care, Inc Medical Assistant-Immunization Coordinator in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Department: Medical

Position: Medical Assistant-Immunization Coordinator

Employee Category: Non-Exempt

Reporting Relationship: Practice Administrator

Character Core Qualities:

Dependability- Fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice.

Discretion- Recognizing an avoiding words, actions, and attitudes that could bring undesirable consequences.

Initiative- Recognizing and doing what needs to be done before I am asked to do it.

Responsibility- Knowing and doing what is expected of me.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists medical providers with patient examinations, pre-visit questions and or with treatments as directed by the provider.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists medical providers with patient examinations, pre-visit questions and or with treatments as directed by the provider.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calls patient to the appropriate location for pre-examination information gathering.

  • Accurately measures and records information: height, weight, respiration, pulse, blood pressure, temperature add peak expiratory flow rate, SpO2 and head circumference. Record all measurements and information gathered in patients’ electronic medical record.

  • Notes chief complaint in electronic medical record.

  • Gives injections under Provider’s direction.

  • Gives immunizations under Provider’s direction, follow-up, update OSIIS record appropriately and immunization information COCASA system (data entry).

  • Prepares and restocks supplies in each examination room daily.

  • Prepares examining rooms for subsequent patient.

  • Assists physician in physical exams as directed.

  • Assists with treatments, such as removal of toenail, preparation of breathing treatments, and other designated treatments needed by the provider.

  • Disposes of contaminated items according to VARIETY CARE policy.

  • Follows “Universal Precautions” for safety regulations, uses PPE as task on hand requires.

  • Answers simple patient questions over the telephone and documents in electronic medical record.

  • Orders supplies from purchasing department as needed.

  • Obtains current CPR certificate and checks Emergency equipment monthly.

  • Draws blood for lab, prepares paperwork and keeps Log in electronic medical records.

  • Follows HIPAA guidelines and VARIETY CARE policy and procedures as it relates to privacy.

  • Arranges for referrals outside Variety Care, as requested by the provider.

  • Advises patient accordingly. Answers questions regarding the referral.

  • Assist with medical emergencies as directed by provider.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Work Experience and Specialized Skills/Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited program.

  • Demonstrates ability to obtain and record accurate information.

  • Ability to use or willing to learn electronic medical records software.

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills including data entry and typing.

  • Demonstrates, to the satisfaction of the licensed provider, an ability to perform tasks, administer medications and injections, has knowledge of instrumentation used in lab point of care testing, as directed.

  • Able to effectively communicate with the patient population.

  • Able to maintain confidentiality of information.

  • Able to work in a multi-faceted, fast paced environment.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

  • Previous clinic or primary practice experience preferred.

ADA Requirements:

  • Able to lift at least 25 pounds.

  • Able to assist patients on to and off of exam table when asked or directed.

Job ID: 2021-2130

External Company Name: Variety Care, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.varietycare.org/

Street: 500 SW 44th St