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Busy primary care clinic is seeking an experienced Medical Assistnat to work with a non-panelled nurse practitioner.
Provide direct care to patients under the supervision and delegation of the Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Physician (Provider) within PHCMA. Provide care in partnership with the patient and their family, with the goal of supporting an optimal healing community.
Neonate/Infant (0-1): Involves parent/guardian in care. Offers familiar object to infant. Uses equipment specific to size and age.; Child (1-12): Speaks at age-appropriate level. Provides for the child's safety. Encourages independence/privacy as appropriate.; Adolescent/Teen (13-18): Speaks at age-appropriate level. Provides for the youth's safety. Encourages independency/privacy as appropriate.; Adult (18-64): Involves support systems in care. Involves patient in decision-making.; Older Adult (64 + Geriatric): Involves support systems in care. Involves patient in decision-making. Adapts for sensory losses (i.e. hearing, sight, temperature sensation, taste). Provides reorientation as needed.
Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Efficiently prepares exam room in advance of patient placement. Set out proper equipment and or supplies specific to the examination
Periodically review exam rooms to ensure sufficient stock of supplies, materials and instruments. Order supplies where necessary to ensure that the exam rooms are appropriately equipped.
Room patients and obtain vital signs, request and record health history, prepare patient for Provider exam and document results into the electronic medical record (EMR).
Ensure accurate and timely documentation into the EMR or other patient records indicated for all patient care, i.e. phone notes, lab results, vital signs, treatments, test results, patient history.
After each patient visit, follows clean room protocol in preparation for the next patient.
Prepares sterile field and assist physician with procedures using sterile techniques. Sterilizes equipment, uses autoclave and follows protocol to properly store equipment.
Answers and make patient phone calls in accordance with patients HIPAA instructions. Obtain medical information for the Provider and field questions appropriately based on Provider directed protocols. Report test results to patients under the direction of the Provider.
Call Provider ordered prescriptions to proper pharmacy. Investigate patient needs for required prior medication authorization.
Prepares, administers oral and parenteral medications per medication order, using age specific technique, complete two-point patient identifier. Ensure
ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas for the past century, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation.ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.Learn more at ProHealthCare.org.