Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Woodsville
Company: Ammonoosuc Community Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Description: Assists in examination and treatment of patients
under direction of Physician or Mid-Level Provider. Requirements:
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
Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant or Licensed
Practical Nurse program. 1 - 2 years direct experience
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
WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 provided. OTHER REQUIREMENTS 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 PI200243157
Keywords: Ammonoosuc Community Health, New England , Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Woodsville, Healthcare , Woodsville, Northeast
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