The Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational Medicine is seeking a Medical Office Coordinator/Medical Assistant. This position is responsible for patient care support duties and clinic environment at the Frito Lay Headquarters Employee Health & Wellness Center located in Plano, Texas. Functions under the supervision of the Nurse Practitioner in the clinic and will perform various clinical and administrative tasks as directed. Assist health care team with specific treatments and/or procedures. Monitor and maintain the clinic environment in an orderly and adequately stocked manner. Provide prompt, courteous and professional attention to the needs and requests of all patients and clients.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the supervision and direction of the Nurse Practitioner:
Assist patients to exam room and prepare patient for examination. Obtain and record pre-examination testing to include height, weight, BMI and vital signs.
Perform delegated clinical tasks including vital signs, urine collection, blood collection, injections, electrocardiograms and routine dressing changes.
Assist health care team with specific treatments and procedures.
Administer and document specified injections as directed by NP and JHU policy.
Document all clinical care provided in JHU EMR in a thorough and timely manner.
Provide appropriate follow-up communication with health care team and patients.
Support health care team as directed. This includes clinical assistance, medical record retrieval, communicate with relevant parties, instrument sterilization, examination room preparation, filing, stocking, equipment care/maintenance and front desk coverage.
Assist Frito Lay employees with special medical needs throughout workday as directed.
Order, stock and maintain exam rooms and clinic area with standard levels of supplies and equipment.
Perform minor housekeeping tasks to keep clinic areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
Check clinic area and exam rooms for malfunctioning equipment, broken furniture and general maintenance problems on a regular basis. Report findings to appropriate person and/or arrange for repairs as required.
Participate in skill development and training through in service programs to enhance knowledge level and to ensure mastery of patient care procedures.
Maintain a positive attitude and convey enthusiasm.
Participate in team work approach to responsibilities and activities within the clinic.
High School diploma or GED required and a minimum of two years related secretarial experience. Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant (e.g. CMA, AAMA, RMA, AMT, NAHP) required. If not currently certified/registered, must become certified/registered within 90 days of date of hire. Current CPR certification by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross required. Must maintain MA and CPR certification/registration during duration of employment in this position.
In order to be eligible for certification/registration, successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program or five or more years of primary medical care medical assistant experience is required.
Additional education may substitute for some experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Preferred Experience and Skills: Experience in urgent care or occupational medicine office. Highly effective verbal and interpersonal skills.
Classified Title: Medical Office Coordinator/Medical Assistant Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OD Starting Salary Range: $31,421.00 - $43,238.00 ($15.11-$20.79 hourly) Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Frito Lay, Plano, Texas Department Name: Medicine, Occupational Medicine Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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