Logan Health Medical Assistant or LPN - PRN in Whitefish, Montana
Job Description Summary:
Job Profile Summary
Under clinical supervision, assists in the delivery of patient care and treatment according to policies and procedures and Logan Health (LH) MAU/UAP (Unlicensed Assistive Personnel) scope of practice. Provides administrative support and works collaboratively with Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians, RNs, LPNs and other department staff to meet the physical, psychosocial, education and spiritual needs of the patient and family.
Post high school education or vocational training in healthcare preferred. Other combinations of education and clinical setting experience may be considered.
Graduate of a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited medical assisting program within eighteen (18) months of hire.
Current Health Care Provider CPR preferred or must successfully complete prior to completion of orientation.
Medical office experience and medical terminology training preferred. Possess working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, basic laboratory values, and pharmacology preferred.
Knowledge and familiarity with medical equipment and instruments, common safety hazards and precautions, patient rights, regulatory standards and aseptic technique and infection control preferred. Knowledge of Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and confidentiality requirements preferred.
Minimum of one (1) of the below medical administration requirements:
Possess working knowledge of safe pharmaceutical handling requirements and guidelines.
Must complete LH medication administration training.
Must employ critical thinking skills, respond to a changing workload in a positive and professional manner, and prioritize and seek assistance as appropriate. Possess interpersonal skills and communication necessary to interact with patients, families and providers effectively.
Must successfully complete all onboarding education and competencies prior to performing the competency specific tasks on a patient.
ALL LH MAs/UAPs must practice within the LH defined MA/UAP scope of practice and may not perform any tasks outside their scope or for which competency has not been validated and documented. The Scope of Practice Policy and Skills Matrix can be found in PolicyStat, by searching for: Ambulatory Medical Assistant and Nurse Scope of Practice.
Job Specific Duties:
Prepares room, equipment and supplies as indicated by particular examination or patient’s needs.
Cleans and disinfects equipment per assigned area(s) policies and procedures.
Assists with appointments, diagnostic tests, treatments, procedures and surgery. May assist with patient registration, collection of co-payments and prior authorizations.
Collects patient information from incoming calls and/or patient portal messages for appropriate referrals to nurse, physician and/or advanced practice clinician.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
Receives and prepares patient for examination and treatment per practice procedure and protocol.
Obtains and records history, vital signs, and collects laboratory specimens. Accurately charts and documents in medical record per policy and procedure.
Assists physician or advanced practice clinician in preparing for minor procedures and physical examinations.
With approved scribe training and competencies (as applicable)
May perform as a scribe and accurately transcribe medical reports. Proofreads all work transcribed to ensure proper patient and physician names, spelling, and punctuation. Applies expert knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, English rules of transcription and proofreading of all medical dictation. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of elements of a medical note, new techniques, new medications and new terminology in order to produce quality reports. Researches and follows up on incomplete dictation. Works with providers to assure that all documentation is entered into patient records appropriately.
- The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.
Variable (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
Equal Opportunity Employer
Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.
Patient Centered Care
Welcome to Logan Health - Whitefish and thank you for your interest in becoming a part of our fascinating team. We believe that everyone who works at Logan Health - Whitefish is a caregiver, regardless of their job description. While Logan Health - Whitefish provides competitive pay and benefits, as well as a comfortable work environment, our employees are motivated by our service commitment to provide quality patient care for our community.
As a Planetree affiliate, we have embraced the philosophy of providing patient-centered care, recognizing diversity and providing exceptional customer service. It was the catalyst for change that resulted in Logan Health- Whitefish receiving national recognition for six consecutive years from Avatar International, Inc. for exceeding patient expectations. We take pride in providing our quality level of service and continuously work to go above and beyond our stellar reputation.
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