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Medical Assistant Cert WMG WMN

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesCore Responsibilites and Essential Functions

  • Clinical and Non-Clinical Duties and Expectationsa. Register patient upon entrance to facilityb. Perform all necessary registration operationsc. Prepare equipment and rooms and aid physician with treatment of patientsd. Perform vitals and other duties to prep patientse. Rotate among various clinical and non-clinical service areas such as lab, x-ray, and front officef. Main safety needs of the patientg. Cross train other team members
  • Diagnostic Imaging Duties and Expectationsa. Perform radiographic and other diagnostic imaging procedures to assist clinical team and physicians in treatment of the patients.b. Prepare and position the patients for imaging procedures ensuring all proper techniques including radiation protection.c. Obtain optimum views as ordered by the physiciand. Process images and review for proper identification and quality control.e. Cross train other team membersf. Complete and maintain logs, reports, and documentation
  • Laboratory Duties and Expectationsa. Properly start lab equipment daily and maintain daily logs and documentation requestedb. Perform laboratory tests according to orders and instructionsc. Draw blood samples from patients and perform Point of Care testingd. Order and stock supplies weeklye. Perform daily quality control and cleaning procedures according to guidelinesf. Cross train other team members
  • Patient Liaisona. Provides relationship-based patient centered care that is consistent with population specific characteristics (e.g. age, gender, disease, etc) in a manner that adapts service delivery to reflect an understanding of cultural diversity. b. Always partners with the patient and significant others and/or family (as appropriate) using such appropriate method for setting and purpose (e.g.,Huddles; interdisciplinary rounds; just in time and explanation of physicians instructions ); keeping the patient at ease in the physician?s office, and making the patient?s goals the focus of the plan of care. c. Practices using current clinical practice standards.
  • Team Work and Collaborationa. Coordinates the delivery and documentation of safe quality patient care that promotes the professional care delivery model. This includes, but is not limited to diverse and inclusive interdisciplinary communication methods (huddles, interdisciplinary rounds); completion of timely documentation and promotion of a respectful, inclusive clinical environment. b. B. Demonstrates teamwork and collaboration by practicing in a manner that is fiscally responsible and promotes the recruitment and retention of all healthcare team members.
  • Professional Development and Initiative a. Completes all initial and ongoing professional competency assessment, required mandatory education, and population specific education. b. May be asked to serve as a preceptor for onboarding Medical Assistants/students and is an exemplary role model for all staff or students for all disciplines to ensure that there is a current and future qualified workforce; modeling professionalism and creating a healthy work environment.
  • Evidence Based Practice and Research a. Promotes Evidence based practice, in regards to safe, quality patient care. Participates in activities such as value analysis as part of the decision making process in evaluating patient care products. b. Upholds all health care system/organizational policies and procedures and clinical competencies put forth by this job description and professional association including legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements and standards ensuring by way of example, such goals as TJC Patient Safety Goals and WellStar Health Systems? safety absolutes. May serve as practice Safety Coach.c. Participates in data collection poses relevant clinical questions to advanced evidence based practice. Consults appropriate experts and uses appropriate resources and evidence to address practice questions.
  • Resources and Support a. Proactively plans for the care of patients across the care continuum in the course of giving direct patient care. b. Participates in the development of protocols and procedures when called upon or through self-initiation in collaboration with care managers and other members of the health care team to achieve best practice outcomes (i.e., relevant patient populations). c. Supports efficient and effective use of human and material resources.Required for All Jobs
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct.QualificationsQualifications
      • Required High school diploma and/or equivalent
      • Preferred Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program
      • Preferred Graduate from a newly formed medical assistant program in which the program has the intent to seek CAAHEP or ABHES accreditation
        • Work experience in a practice setting preferred. Preferred
        • Specific experience in practice specialty may be required. Required
        • Radiology experience preferred, and/or will provide training within first sixty days. Preferred
        • Phlebotomy certification preferred, and/or will provide training within first sixty days. Preferred
          • Basic Life Support 1.00
          • Cert Medical Assistant 2.00
            • Must have successfully passed a Medical Assistant credentialing body examination (AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT) with current and maintained Medical Assistant Credential Required.
            • Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association Required
            • Must complete the required OSHA training course for operators of radiology equipment RequiredOur people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Medical Assistant Cert WMG WMN, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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