Assistant-Medical, Float Pool Clinics, PRN, Days, some weekends

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 26, 2022
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Patient Care:
  • Assure smooth, timely patient flow by escorting patients to exam rooms
  • Interview patient, measure vital signs, and document all information in patient's chart/electronic health record (EHR)
  • Performs treatments, tests, or procedures
  • Administers medication as directed
  • Assist Physician/Nurse Practitioner as directed
  • Restocks supplies daily
Recordkeeping/Documentation:
  • Accurately and efficiently reports/documents patient care/ status/information in medical record
  • Receives patient record(s) from external sources (Diagnostic Testing, Physicians, Consults, etc.) and refers to Physician/Nurse Practitioner for review
Customer Service:
  • Responsible for screening and handling incoming telephone calls as directed
  • Schedule patient testing, consult, and/or referrals
  • Provides patient/family teaching necessary for continuing care during and after discharge
  • Responsible for maintaining supplies necessary for quality patient care
Education:
  • Participate in performance improvement activities (EXCEL)
  • Attends required in-service, annual review, and educational programs
Regulatory:
  • Adheres to NMHS/NMMC and Departmental Policies/Procedures/Guidelines
  • Complies with applicable State/Federal regulations/laws/policies/procedures/guidelines
Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; required
  • Credentialed through the Assessment Based Recognition Program (ABR) as required by CMS to comply with Meaningful Use criteria or Certified as a Medical Assistant; required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a healthcare related field; preferred
  • Knowledge of various medical terminology; required
  • Knowledge of Electronic Heath Record Systems; preferred
  • Must maintain CPR Certification (American Heart Association-AHA); required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; required
  • Excellent organizational skills; required
  • Working knowledge of basic computers and computer software; required
  • Interaction with a patient population of all ages ranging from neonates to geriatrics, required
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