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Medical Assistant-Advanced Primary Care

Company: Convenient MD
Location: Portland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTeam: Advanced Primary CareJob Title: Medical Assistant (MA) At ConvenientMD we're on a mission to make good health more convenient for all – working to improve how patients and providers experience healthcare. Today, we are a full-service urgent care group making it easier for people to address their simple, immediate health needs at a reasonable cost. As we continue to grow, we are expanding our offering to include primary care.We believe primary care needs to shift away from conventional thinking and old ways of working. People deserve thoughtful solutions that put their personal care needs at the center, proactively educate and connect them with resources, and help manage the confusion and complexity of downstream care. To deliver this type of highly personalized, hands-on care requires time most providers currently don't have and is financially difficult. Our new Advanced Primary Care model seeks to change the status quo. Combining modern clinics with modern technology to deliver high-quality, easily accessible, team based care across in-person and virtual primary care, integrated with urgent care.We are looking for Medical Assistants who will champion this model alongside our skilled providers. The right candidate will have the vision to boldly move healthcare forward, the passion to influence all those around them to better healthcare for those we serve. The MA is certified and functions under direction of the Medical Directorship at ConvenientMD. The MA provides excellent patient care while utilizing their education and skills to administer medications, educate patients and other general clinical skills. The Medical Assistant will be responsible for working alongside all other clinical team members to complete all shared clinical responsibilities and tasks within their scope of practice. A MA may be assigned to a particular provider, however it is expected that they will assist other providers if the need arises. There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. If you're looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we'd love to hear from you Ability to and Knowledge of:

  • Patient triage, to include but not limited to: vital signs; medical history; observational examination.
  • Assist with any and all patient exams, testing and procedures under the direction of the provider (i.e. I&Ds, pelvic exams, splinting, casting, joint injection preparation, etc.)
  • Assist with the following testing & procedures:
  • Vision testing
  • Hearing/audiometry testing
  • Pulmonary function testing (spirometry)
  • Impact Testing
  • Ear Irrigation
  • Eye wash flushing
  • Wound soaking and cleansing
  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Point of care testing: Strep, FLU, RSV, SARs-CoV-2, Capillary Glucose, Mono, HCG, Urinalysis, FOBT/Guaiac, Lipid Panel, Chemistry & CBC
  • Sterile technique
  • Suture & staple removal from simple incisions/lacerations if competency has been demonstrated per new hire competency checklist AND RN or Provider has assessed & given approval for removal
  • Blood draw/phlebotomy/immunization administration
  • IV removal after competency has been demonstrated per new hire competency checklist
  • Airway management through nebulizer treatment, oral suctioning, oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway, oxygen administration & ventilation with AMBU bag
  • Cardiac Management through application of 12 Lead ECG, CPR-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and defibrillation by AED
  • Assist with patient call backs to include, but not limited to, answering of patient questions within scope, reporting test results, medication/therapy changes.
  • Assist with phone screening for patients in cars or in rooms with potential COVID in order to limit exposure.
  • Assist with calling in written prescriptions to patient requested pharmacy (excludes narcotics).
  • Reporting of Communicable Diseases
  • Ensures operation of clinical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs or reporting repair needs to clinic PM
  • Assists in maintaining adequate clinical supplies inventory by checking & notating when stock levels are low
  • Keeps work area and exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly
  • Maintains accurate, complete records & reports
  • Documentation:
  • Patient education and care in EMR and all other applicable areas
  • Maintains confidentiality with all patient information by upholding HIPAA laws and rules
  • Complies with all ConvenientMD policies, protocols & procedures
  • Participate in the training of new team members.
  • Other duties as required or assigned Physical Requirements:
  • Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time. Some bending and stooping is required.
  • Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. Training & Experience
  • Two years of experience preferred; urgent care or primary care experience preferred
  • Graduate of Medical Assistant program with active Certified Medical Assistant License/Registered MA License
  • AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification Preferred; American Red Cross BLS Certification Accepted

Keywords: Convenient MD, Portland , Medical Assistant-Advanced Primary Care, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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