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Medical Assistant - Pediatrics

Company: Advocates For A Healthy Community Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Medical Assistant - PediatricsFull Time, 36 hours per week$15.00/hr plus experienceEligible for a $2,500 sign on bonusWe offer competitive salary, benefits (including medical, dental, vision), retirement, PTO, and 9 paid holidays.If you are a compassionate professional who provides exceptional quality care, Jordan Valley is for you! We are Missouri's largest Federally Qualified Health Center founded in 2003 and we serve 75,000 patients each year. The mission of Jordan Valley is to improve the health of our community by providing high-quality and accessible medical, dental, and behavioral health services to Southwest MO. We're collaborative and believe in always going above and beyond as part of our commitment to deliver excellent care to our community!Job Overview:The Medical Assistant will perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.Duties:Utilize nursing knowledge and skills in the safe implantation of basic preventative, therapeutic, and nursing care of assigned patient as evidenced by documentation and observation of positive patient care outcomes.Assists in data collection on the EMR.Carries out physician orders accurately, directly, and indirectly.Administers medication accurately, observing patient response, as evidenced by documentation in the medical record and lack of negative outcomes.Maintain and coordinate communication among patient, staff, and physician as evidenced within medical record, client, and health care team feedback.Report patient needs/programs and observations regarding patient's condition to the physicianWork collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team in coordination of the patient's care as evidenced by other department feedback.Participates in staff development programs.Takes direction and initiate actions (cross/additional training) that will allow the assumption of cross-functional duties to ensure seamless patient care.Participates in continuing education activities and obtains required contact hours.Complies with the Clinic's infection control policies and procedures which reflects OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens Standard to ensure a safe working environment for self and others.All other duties as assigned.BenefitsOur benefits are designed to encourage a healthy work-life balance.Health (Both HSA and FSA options and access to our Telemedicine program)VisionFree dental and life insurance, and long term disability. Affordable rates for family dental and life insurance.403b retirement match on the 1st of the month after 30 days.Employee Assistance ProgramDay One PTO Accrual9 Paid HolidaysFree On Site Fitness Facility at our Springfield Tampa ClinicRequirements:Required Qualifications:Graduation from a Medical Assistant program with minimum 1 year experience. Registered or certified medical assistant will be accepted in lieu of work experience. ORRegistered or Certified Medical Assistant with minimum of 1 year experience. ORAttended and graduated a Medical Assisting program with at least 1 year experience, has not taken the certification/exam or is no longer current.Basic Life Support (BLS) required, must obtain within first 90 days of employment.COVID Vaccine required for all employees.Preferred QualificationsMinimum of one year nursing experience in a Clinic setting.Community health nursing experience.PI201315491

Keywords: Advocates For A Healthy Community Inc., Springfield , Medical Assistant - Pediatrics, Healthcare , Springfield, Missouri

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