Parkview North Hospital Medical Assistant in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Responsible for clerical and clinical functions related to Parkview Occupational Health Clinics (POHC) as assigned. Greets patients in person and by telephone with care, courtesy and respect. Schedules and registers patients using POHC electronic data record. Triages patients and reports medical problems to provider. Evidence collection, documentation, and analysis according to federal regulations for forensic testing. Completes physician orders. Discharges patients assuring accurate completion of physician orders including patient education, medication dispensing, immunizations, and application of splints, braces, and/or casts. Collect blood, hair and/or urine for testing.
Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent with GED. Must have completed at least one year of education as a medical assistant, phlebotomist, emergency medical technician, pharmacy technician or have equivalent work experience. Prefer Associate Degree in Applied Science in Medical or related field.
CPR certification, TBTST certification, DOT Breath Alcohol and Urine Drug Screen Collection certification, and Hair Drug Screen Collection certification, all required within 90 days of employment. Medical Assistant certification preferred. For the EHS department, co-workers are only required to have CPR and TBTST.
Must have completed externship or equivalent training in a medical office or hospital setting. Prefer candidates with a minimum of one year of experience in medical assisting, phlebotomy, pharmacy technician, emergency medical technician, or related experience. Experience managing cash and credit card payments also a plus.
Must have solid verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of clinical and clerical operations, service excellence, clinical quality initiatives preferred. Must be familiar with computers, electronic medical record experience preferred. Must be able to lift 25 pounds.