|The Medical Assistant assists Allergy, Travel & Immunization Clinic nursing staff with workflow and clinical tasks needed to ensure student's compliance with the Mandatory Immunizations & TB screening requirement set by UC Office of the President. Under the direction of the nursing staff, Medical Assistant audits student records, assists with updating compliance records, provides TB skin testing and perform other clinical skills as needed |
Responsibilities include: Clinic Reception 1. Greets patients, verifies eligibility, accurately completes registration of patients using correct forms. 2. Answers telephone and refers to appropriate personnel as required to meet patient needs: Takes clear and accurate messages. 3. Schedules/reschedules patient appointments, using computerized appointment system to maximize clinic efficiency. 4. Demonstrates priority setting ability and organizational skills. 5. Assists in maintaining smooth clinic operations and optimal patient flow: demonstrates initiative in carrying out duties. 6. Directs or escorts patients as necessary. Assures that patients leaving the area have appropriate instructions, forms and referral information. 7. Trains and orients new personnel as directed by CA Supervisor. 8. Other duties as assigned.
Intake and Patient Care 1. Access EHR and documents appropriate chief complaint and all patient interactions according to established guidelines. 2. Takes temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure, weight as indicated per unit Guidelines including (pulse oximetry and peak flow as indicated). and rooms patient as per unit guidelines. Documents findings and reports abnormal findings to RN. 3. Assists clinicians with examinations and procedures, using sterile techniques if indicated. 4. Instructs patient in specimen collection and performs specific testing (if training and competency have been validated) as defined by assigned unit, i.e., check visual acuity using Snellen chart, performs spirometry and urine dipstick, etc. 5. Assists with wound care according to standards of unit. 6. Fits, applies ace wraps, slings, crutches and instructs patient in use of same. 7. Applies splints and instructs patient in use of same if certified to do so. 8. Removal of uncomplicated/basic splints & casts if training and competency have been validated 9. Explains and performs phlebotomy procedures accurately, efficiently and with minimal discomfort following laborator guidelines as to proper patient identification if certified to do so. 10. Reports, intervenes appropriately and documents unsafe conditions and/or adverse patient conditions. Completes incident reports as per UHS protocol. 11. Assist nursing staff with workflow and clinical tasks needed to ensure student's compliance with the Mandatory Immunizations & TB screening requirement set by UCOP. Under the direction of the nursing staff, audit student records, assist with updating compliance records, provide TB skin testing and preform clinical skills as needed
Clinic Maintenance and Supplies 1. Demonstrates ability to use equipment correctly and safely. 2. Keeps inventory of supplies and restocks in assigned area, as needed, including patient education material 3. Informs purchasing department of stock needed as per guidelines. 4. Unpacks and shelves goods received 5. Cleans rooms in assigned area as per protocol. 6. Process contamincated articles, prepares packs for sterillization, and sterilizes equipment as needed and per infection control guidelines, if trainig and competency have been validated
Communication 1. Respects and guards confidentiality of patients and other staff members. 2. Demonstrates courteous and service-oriented behavior at all times when interacting with patients, families, and UHS staff. 3. Recognizes interpersonal conflict and intervenes to promote resolution of conflict; deals with conflict on a one-to-one basis. 4. Attends staff meetings and keeps abreast of current issues when not able to attend. Actively participates in discussion of problem identification and resolution. 5. Requests and acccepts constructive criticism.
Professional Standards 1. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own practice. 2. Respects rights of others. Establishes effective working relationships with other members of the health care team, patients and families. 3. Demonstrates flexibility; accepts assignment willingly or discusses concerns with Clinic Manager. 4. Shares knowledge in a constructive manner. 5. Coordinates and collaborates with other members of the team to meet unit/UHS goals. 6. Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by UHS. 7. Seeks to improve skills and knowledge and meet job related goals. 8. Demonstrates punctuality to work and required meetings. Maintains attendance and follows call-in policy as per UHS guidelines.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.Ã¯ Graduation from high school [or GED] and minimum of one year of appropriate experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ã¯ Current BLS Ã¯ Skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position including: - Minimum of 6-12 months in a high volume medical setting that includes medical assisting and medical receptionist duties and appointment making. - Knowledge and experience using computer skills, medical terminology and experience with basic medical charting; knowledge of electronic medical records. - Ability to organize, coordinate and complete projects effectively and within deadlines. Ã¯ Well-developed people skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure; demonstrated sensitivity to ethnic, culture and lifestyle diversity. Ã¯ Excellent customer service skills. 80% FTE (32 hours per week) This is a limited appointment lasting a duration of 4-6 months