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Memorial Healthcare Medical Assistant - Okemos/Lansing Location in Owosso, Michigan

uJOB SUMMARY/u Under the general supervision of the Practice Manager and the direct oversight of the provider(s), will be responsible for assisting with patient assessment and care, maintaining appropriate documentation, maintaining the clinical areas and performing all clinical procedures. Strives for superior performance by consistently providing a product or service to leadership and staff that is recognized as ultimately contributing to the patient and family experience. Recognizes and demonstrates understanding of patient and family centered care. uJOB RELATIONSHIPS/u Responsible To: Practice Manager Workers Supervised: None Inter-Relationships: MMA Administration, Physician(s), Advanced Practice Provider(s), Office Staff, Patients, Internal and external customers. uPRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/u ol liComplete patient assessments appropriate to chief complaint including vital signs (temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure) and any additional measurements as indicated by condition or age (e.g. height, weight, head circumference in children, chief complaints, allergies and other data as needed) documents findings in the medical record and alerts provider to significant abnormalities./li liReviews patientrsquo;s medications at each visit and documents current medications./li liPrepares patient physically and psychologically for exams and procedures with protection, explanation and reassurance that is appropriate for patientrsquo;s age./li liProvides patient education based on identified patient needs (re: diagnosis, procedures, contraception, home care, etc.)/li liFunctions within the limits of his or her education and providerractice policies and procedures./li liOrders and stocks necessary clinical supplies./li liControls inventory use and loss by monitoring purchase and use of equipment and supplies./li liEnsures well working equipment by routinely checking that equipment is cleaned according to manufacturerrsquo;s direction, routine maintenance is performed and quality control measures are utilized./li liDemonstrated knowledge of sterile technique, universal precautions, etc., as the situation merits./li liPerforms laboratory tests as requested by the physician and logs for follow-up./li liGreets patients and takes them back to the patient exam area./li liPerforms the history and physical portion of the patient exam. Takes vital signs and other age appropriate measurements. Assesses and records objective and subjective data concerning presenting condition(s)./li liAssists physician with procedures as directed./li liPrepares and cleans the patient area as necessary. Sets up equipment, cleans and facilitates room set up after a procedure is complete./li liAdministers and documents oral, IM, subcutaneous and dermal medications as physician orders./li liAssists with patient discharge./li liAssesses patient by phone, soliciting orde