Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Woodsville
Company: Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc.
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Retention Bonus Included for all applicants hired into this
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of
Physician or Mid-Level Provider.Certified or Registered Medical
Assistant (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate,
temperature, blood pressure, weight, height, and records
information in patient's EMR.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and
Hands instruments and materials to provider as directed.
Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) and other equipment to administer
routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to
schedule patients for tests.
Performs venipunctures, routine lab tests, injections and ear
Depending on site placement, may be responsible for scheduling
appointments, keeping x-ray and other medical records, performing
secretarial tasks and completing insurance forms.
May have to perform tele-triage in the collection of information to
be relayed to providers, demonstrating knowledge of computer triage
template and its use.
Demonstrates appropriate judgment in management of patient
questions and/or complaints.
Must have insurance knowledge re: referrals and
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates
knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life
Attends and participates in staff/team meetings.
Perform any additional duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSGraduation from an accredited
Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse program. 1 - 2 years
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES REQUIREMENTS
A license or certification from an accredited Medical Assistant or
Licensed Practical Nurse Program is required.Current Basic Life
Support (BLS) Certification
This position operates in a professional clinical environment. This
role will constantly interact with other people and routinely need
to handle several responsibilities at once. This role uses
constantly uses standard clinical tools and supplies (i.e.
stethoscope, blood pressure meters, hemoglobin machines, autoclave,
syringes, vaccines, glucometers, ear scopes). This role routinely
uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones,
photocopiers, scanners, fax machines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS of Certified or Registered Medical Assistant
(CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to see, hear and speak. A great deal of the professional
day is spent walking, standing, moving, and manipulating equipment,
as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. The
employee frequently is required to use hands to palpate, handle or
feel, reach with hands and arms, and repetitive key board motion.
In the performance of certain patient care tasks, the Medical
Assistant may be expected to have sufficient manual dexterity in
order to safely perform various skills and techniques. The employee
is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision
abilities required include close vision, distance vision, ability
to adjust focus, and peripheral vision. It is anticipated lifting
20-25 pounds in any given day. Lifting to 50 pounds may
occasionally be required, depending on the type of care
Should demonstrate strong oral communication skills. Must have
basic experience/knowledge of computer systems and programs. Must
be organized, self motivated and have the ability to perform many
office tasks. To perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required.
Ammonoosuc Community Health Services is an equal
opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law
poster and its supplement are available using the following links:
EEOC is the Law Poster
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