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Certified Nursing Assistant Pendleton OR

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Pasco
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Pendleton Urgent Care, part of Praxis Health, is looking for a friendly and energetic Medical Assistant / Front Desk Float with outstanding people skills to join our team. Qualified candidates will have a collaborative team spirit and a willingness to support the needs of our patients as well as the goals of the job and the team.
In this role, you will work in collaboration with the healthcare team to assist physicians/providers in the delivery of exceptional patient care.
The Medical Assistant /Front Desk Float works closely with a team of staff including physicians and advanced level providers to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care.

Medical Assistant duties include:
Assisting with exams and procedures, administering medications, and performing tests under the supervision of a licensed medical provider.
The Medical Assistant is also responsible for front desk, patient registration, insurance billing and payment collection/cashiering in addition to their patient care responsibilities.
Actively supports and incorporates the mission and core values into daily activities.
Treats all others with respect and demonstrates excellence, justice and compassion in daily work and relationships with others.
This is considered a dual role position to float between Pendleton Family Medicine and Pendleton Urgent Care.

Must have an aptitude to learn and a passion to serve others.
Must be someone who thrives in a busy, fast-paced environment
Must have exceptional customer service skills, be highly organized, and detail oriented
Experience with electronic medical records is a plus

We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here:
Schedule: Part-Time, Varies, Family Medicine (Monday - Friday), Urgent Care (Open 7 days/week)
Essential Job Functions
Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screening per provider guidelines; assisting providers/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information.
Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately;

Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocols; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure rooms.

Fulfills the organizations responsibilities as assigned including; respecting and promoting patients rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and or staff with immediate supervisor.

Fulfills medical scribe duties as assigned that may involve remaining in the exam room alongside the provider and providing accurate, relevant documentation within the electronic medical record; thoroughly documenting the medical visit and procedures along with the chief complaint, medical history, physical exam, past surgical history, patient education and explanation of risks and benefits, provider dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions.
Fulfills clinical Medical Assisting responsibilities that vary according to state law, which may include medical/surgical asepsis; checking vital signs or measurements; physical examination preparations, clinical pharmacology; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with physician\s orders; applying dressings and suture removal; bio hazard waste disposal and monitoring; therapeutic modalities; instructing patients with assistive devices, body mechanics and home care; laboratory procedures including Occupations Safety and Health Administrations (OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA-waived testing; specimen handling such as urine, throat, vaginal, stool, and sputum; emergency triage and first aid. Medical Assistants must adhere to the MA scope of practice in the laboratory.

Reliable attendance and presence at work.
At this time, Praxis Health is required to mandate the COVID-19 vaccination for all employees and this will be required as a condition of employment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, reasonable accommodations will be fairly considered.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED),
Medical Assisting diploma from an accredited vocational institution, a community college program in medical assisting preferred.

Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Pasco , Certified Nursing Assistant Pendleton OR, Healthcare , Pasco, Washington

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