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Medical Assistant - Adult Medicine - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus

Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

All About Hamilton Health Center
We are a multicultural, multilingual, family friendly, community health care center in Harrisburg Pa providing Medical, Dental, and Behavioral primary health care services to individuals, regardless of their income status, language or ethnicity. Established in 1969, our vision is that every member of our community, regardless of their ability to pay or their insurance status, receives holistic, quality health care needed to create a healthy community. For over 50 years we have been true to these words. As part of our team, you will work alongside a dedicated team that cares and values those we serve.
Benefits offered: In addition to your base pay, you are also eligible to receive:
Paid time off, Catastrophic (CAT)/Sick time, Birthday holiday, and 7 paid holidays
Medical, Dental & Vision,
Company paid life insurance
Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Job Summary : The Medical Assistant (I, II, III) will act as direct medical support to providers with direct patient care in an ambulatory care clinic setting, while under the direct supervision of a physician and/or physician extender and a Clinical Supervisor. Required to perform various job functions from direct patient care, medical procedures, proper medication administration, documentation in to Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and administrative support to providers and department while adhering to standards of care, following Hamilton Health Center policies, procedures and protocols.

Essential duties and Responsibilities :
Participate as a Care Team member under the direction of a medical provider by assisting patients to set goals, monitor progress and address barriers to achieving goals, identify patient needs and facilitate in directing them to care coordinator or other Hamilton services to address those needs
Provide patients with information and resources that will help them meet their medical goals and/or medical needs.
Review the provider's schedule and compile list of patients to be reviewed at during huddle.
Review the EMR for patients using the appropriate template for preparation for team huddle.
Check each chart for applicable lab test results and/or diagnostic test results and notify provider of any problems or concerns. Track and obtain results if not in the system.
Identify patients with recent ER visits, hospitalization or specialist visits; check for/obtain relevant information to support continuity of care.
Identify needs for patients with chronic conditions and facilitate care for patient such as contacting a care coordinator, advocating for other Hamilton services, soliciting provider to address need.
Capture accurate medical history, current office visit information and accurate vital signs including heartrate, blood pressure, and temperature.
Document chief complaint and prepare patient for examination relevant to chief complaint. Enter the chief complaint into the EMR.
Under the direction of the Provider may assist with medical examinations, to include but not limited to: perform routine or specialized procedures including but not limited to venipuncture, wound dressings, ear irrigations, setting up sterile fields, and any procedure that is ordered by Provider while adhering to standards of within the scope of licensure and quality patient care.
Maintain patient and department flow-must be able to assist with nurse schedule as assigned, be flexible with daily schedule changes and assist other team members when needed.
Clean rooms daily and after each patient. Follow protocols for proper cleaning procedures of all and any re-usable medical equipment.
Maintains adequate stock of medical supplies within each exam room adhering to proper storage protocols and ensuring compliance with dates, safety and quality measures outlined by Department and Nursing leadership.
Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods as per protocol.
Maintain patient confidentiality as mandated by HIPAA, maintain compliance with OSHA rules and regulations DOH and Joint Commission.
Will assist student interns in specified tasks as directed by management.
Have knowledge of PCMH to advise patient of numerous services available to them at Hamilton.
Abide by all Hamilton's policies including but not limited to clinical policy, employee policy and compliance policy.
Maintain confidentiality and security rules when providing information to internal and external sources.
Attend meetings, develop weekly/monthly/yearly reports and deliver presentations /reports to internal and external stakeholders, as required.
Maintain open communication lines with patients and staff.
Work within the parameters as defined by Hamilton's Quality Department and follow established protocols to meet the requirements of regulatory agencies.
Participates in the Hamilton's efforts related to revenue cycle, which include but are not limited to: achieving goals for productivity; meeting or exceeding revenue targets; and expense management as budgeted.
Demonstrate commitment to established Workplace Values: Innovation; Integrity; Quality; Accountability; Respect; Commitment and Inclusion. Practices behaviors that effectively demonstrate the Hamilton's Workplace Values and supports goal to co-create a great workplace.
Travel throughout the service areas as required.
Performs other duties as assigned in support of mission and as required to ensure delivery of consistent high-quality services.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Incumbent should have knowledge of health care services and basic understanding of medical terminology. Demonstrate both knowledge and competency; to include but not limited to; in taking vital signs, blood glucose finger stick, urinalysis test, hemoccult test, peek flow test, pregnancy test, EKG Test and phlebotomy. Well organized, neat, accurate and detail orientated. Demonstrate knowledge of and maintain the standards and requirements of HIPAA. Ensure the protection and security of personal, confidential and identifiable information in a professional and responsible manner and carry out all measure to prevent from unauthorized disclosures. Must be able to communicate professionally, politely and courteously with people from various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. Must be industrious and have good verbal, written and presentation communication skills. A broad knowledge of organizational operations and policies; with a high level of required professional discretion, integrity and organizational skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, high level of multi-tasking, meet deadlines, to concentrate and pay attention to details, to include organizing, prioritizing, and working independently as required on schedule while producing work in a timely manner. Able to demonstrate interpersonal; relationship-building skills and contribute as a team player within the organization. Ability to work collaboratively with staff throughout the organization to effect change. Able to demonstrate behaviors that represent the Hamilton's Workplace Values. Able to maintain and demonstrate strict confidentiality of all information. Commitment to reflect quality assurance and risk management in daily tasks. Maintains professional appearance and always demonstrates a professional attitude. Able to work under pressure, remain calm, prioritize, and meet deadlines. Ability to relate to diverse communities. Ability to work as part of an interdependent team. Ability to remain open and non-judgmental towards colleagues and customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School degree or equivalent and completion of an accredited medical assistant program required. Minimum of one-year experience working in a professional medical, administrative or physician office setting, preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office and EMR Systems.


Keywords: HAMILTON HEALTH CENTER INC, Harrisburg , Medical Assistant - Adult Medicine - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus, Healthcare , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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