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Medical Assistant Senior

INTEGRIS
Tulsa, OK Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019

Medical Assistant Senior Full-Time NZTI Transplant Outreach Clinic-Tulsa Okla

Job Number: 718983

The Integris Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute in Oklahoma City has assembled a team of some of the best organ transplant surgeons in the region, including specialists in heart transplant, kidney transplant, lung transplant, liver transplant, pancreas transplant, intestinal rehabilitation and advanced endoscopy and pancreaticobiliary surgery.

Come work in a positive team environment with our Outreach clinic in Tulsa Okla and earn great benefits including personal paid leave and retirement savings plan.

Clinic address: 6130 S. Maplewood Ave Tulsa Okla.This position will have occasional travel to other clinics in the NE region of Oklahoma.

Medical Assistant Senior

Job Code: 2309

Maybe filled with a MA (2316)

Position Summary:

  • Acts as a mentor to new Level II's & entry-level Medical Assistants and assists with orientation and development of new staff.
  • Provides direct patient care and serves as a liaison between provider and patient.
  • Performs vitals, patient history, venipuncture, lab, x-ray, referrals, and patient phone messages as directed by the provider and/or clinical supervisor.
  • This position requires age related competencies. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

Essential Functions:

The Medical Assistant Senior responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Instructs the patient/caregiver in signs/symptoms of complications and home management related to disease process as per plan of care.
  • Documents patient status accurately and timely using EMR.
  • Reviews charts to ensure accuracy after each visit.
  • Reports any suspected abuse and refers patient/family to appropriate health or social resource.
  • Performs Venipuncture, EKG, Waived Testing, Bone Density, X-Ray, and other procedures as assigned by the physician, manager or clinical supervisor.
  • Sterilizes equipment after a procedure is performed.
  • Manages large call volume while maintaining excellent telephone etiquette
  • Organizes workflow to meet patient needs in a timely manner
  • Gathers and documents information about patient's condition, which include lab values, pain levels, patient education needs, nutritional status and potential complications.
  • Contributes to the assessment/re-assessment of patients which include lab values, pain levels, patient education needs, nutritional status and potential complications.
  • Monitors for signs and symptoms related to abnormal lab values and eviation from baseline assessments.
  • Participates in the development of the plan of care, to include implementation and evaluation of appropriate patient care interventions which may include medication administration (exclusive of narcotics).
  • Participates in the orientation and skilled development of new staff as assigned.
  • Signs off on competencies for Level II.
  • May retrieve and transport medications

Accountability:

Medical Assistant Senior is accountable to the Provider, Business Office Manager, and Clinical Supervisor.

Medical Assistant Senior is responsible for patients under their care while in the clinic.

Performs duties in a manner that ensures a physical environment free of hazards to self and others.

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):

Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time.

Standing/Walking: Frequently; activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.

Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects).

Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes

Seeing: Yes

Hearing: Yes

Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements.

Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Moderate exposure to hazardous risks, including potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals.
  • Must follow standard precautions.
  • All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Current nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification/registration.
  • The ABR-OE (Assessment-Based Recognition in Order Entry) or other nationally recognized credentialing allowing for electronic medical heath record (EHR) order entry.
  • 3 years as a clinic Medical Assistant in an ambulatory setting.
  • 3 years direct customer service experience, 3 years telephone customer service experience preferred.
  • CPR certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Validation of competency in medication and administration.
  • Demonstration of core competencies will be completed within 90 days.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (Verbal/Written).

MA - 2316 qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification/registration, or the ability to obtain certification/registration within 120 days of hire.
  • The ABR-OE (Assessment-Based Recognition in Order Entry) or other nationally recognized credentialing allowing for electronic medical heath record (EHR) order entry; or the ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire.
  • 6 months customer service experience preferred.
  • CPR certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (Verbal/Written).

IMG Float Pool

This job requires the incumbents to operate an Integris-owned vehicle OR personal vehicle (non Integris-owned) and therefore, must have a current Drivers License from the state of residence, as well as a driving record which is acceptable to our insurance carrier.

Apply online today!

Integris Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.