Medical Assistant/MA or LPN - Dermatology
New Berlin, WI 
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Job Description

Medical Assistants and LPN's -

  • Assist with the provision of patient centered care in an outpatient clinic. Performs various clinical support tasks under clinical supervision within the organization's established scope of practice guidelines to ensure efficient patient flow. Assists physician/clinician in documenting details of the patient visit via the electronic medical record, and performs other related clerical duties to increase physician/clinician effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity for improved patient flow and satisfaction. Effectively communicates and ensures the patient's clear understanding of the scribe role, in order to enhance the patient's experience and comfort level.
  • Prepare and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, and/or medications).
  • Perform laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautions/infection control guidelines.
  • Assist the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.
  • Administer routine medications, under physician/APP orders, which may include but are not limited to immunizations, antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents.
  • Provide basic patient instructions on the performance of routine tasks or skills. Follows through with necessary procedure or test requests, pre-approved care algorithms, new appointment times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as directed.
  • Communicate with physicians and other members of the health care team to ensure smooth clinic flow and makes adjustments as necessary. Effectively communicates accurate and timely information with the patient.
  • In accordance with policy, prepares and assembles medical record documentation/chart for physician prior to patient visit. Anticipates physician needs for patient visits by obtaining internal and external previous medical records and test results. Ensures that all elements of documentation are complete and accurate.
  • Enter the patient room with the physician/clinician during patient visit to capture and transcribe medical record documentation in real time using electronic medical record applications. Documents the physician/clinician's communication with the patient using appropriate medical terms and phrasing.
  • Prepare (pends) orders including follow-up testing, lab orders, medication orders, consults and/or referrals and the associated diagnosis to be connected with those orders. Documents the correct follow-up instructions and level of service designation based on the physician/clinician's direction. Assists in data entry from devices or other sources.
  • Complete medical records for each encounter ensuring accurate and timely documentation. Under physician/clinician direction, updates patient history and other pertinent health information in the patient record. Prepares and sends all documentation for review and approval.

Scheduled Hours

Full-time opportunity - Monday, Tuesday,Thursday and Friday 7am-5:30pm.

Wednesday off

Licenses & Certifications

LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

MA: Medical Assistant (CMA) certification issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification issued by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), or

Medical Assistant (RMA) certification issued by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or

Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification issued by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), and

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Degrees

LPN: Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Practical Nursing

MA: Completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical Assistant

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, use of electronic mail and electronic medical records systems. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop rapport and maintain positive relationships with a variety of patients, family, staff and physicians. Good organization, prioritization and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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