Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Woodsville
Company: Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc.
Posted on: January 28, 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
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSGraduation from an accredited Medical
Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse program. 1 - 2 years direct
experienceCERTIFICATES & LICENSES REQUIREMENTSA license or
certification from an accredited Medical Assistant or Licensed
Practical Nurse Program is required.Current Basic Life Support
(BLS) CertificationWORK ENVIRONMENTThis 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 REQUIREMENTSShould 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:
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