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Medical Assistant - Primary Care Plus Clinics - Westwego, LA

Westwego, LA 70094
  • Job Code
    898015

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The Medical Assistant - Primary Care Plus Clinics provides quality nursing care to patients and assists the Physician and Nurse Practitioners in the clinical setting.  The location for this opportunity will be at 712 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA

 

Principal Responsibilities:

 

As part of a multi - disciplinary care coordination team:

  • Addresses the total patient, inclusive of medical, psychosocial, behavioral, cultural, and spiritual needs
  • Involves the individual patient and caregiver, as appropriate, in decision making
  • Facilitates communication and coordination among members of the care team
  • Provides patient care to include: patient assessment prior to physician's / nurse practitioner's examination, serves as patient advocate / liaison by answering questions related to care and treatment, as appropriate, provides patient education and self - management support, implements physician orders (injections, prescription refills, diagnostic tests, referrals, etc.) and assists providers with procedures
  • Escorts patient to exam room
  • Participates in team -huddles- and ensures EMR is prepared for the clinic visit
  • Triages phone calls to the appropriate department and enters the call into the EMR as a Telephone Encounter. After the call has been addressed, communicates with the patient and documents in the Telephone Encounter
  • Maintains cleanliness of the patient care areas (exam rooms)
  • Ensures exam rooms are stocked at all times
  • Cleans and disinfects instruments according to policy
  • Performs clinic tasks as directed by Clinic Manager
  • Assists Clinic Manager with the ordering and receiving of medical supplies and medications
  • Works closely with the Clinic Manager and Quality Manager to create and implement new work flows

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Posted: 2020-11-05 Expires: 2020-12-05

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