Position: Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist
Location: Columbus, NC
Date Posted: Jun. 25, 2021
St. Luke’s Hospital has a new opportunity for an experienced medical assistant to foothills medical associates! Our hospital is one of very few critical care hospitals in the country that earned 5-Stars in patient satisfaction from CMS in 2020 and we need YOU to help us get to the next level! In this role, you will be part of a progressive team dedicated to advancing the goals of the hospital, meeting the needs of our rural community, and providing outstanding care to our patients. At St. Luke’s, we ALL make a difference!....
A $1,000.00 sign-on bonus is being offered for this position.
-Make sure each exam room is clean and fully stocked checking expiration dates when needed. Requesting supplies as necessary.
-Assist with patient flow by getting patients in rooms, prepares patient for physical exam, taking initial history or new problem worksheet. Takes and records vital signs any updates to allergy list, reviews and records medication list. Also assisting the provider by updating recommendations in the system. -
-Backs up and assist teammates when necessary making sure patient care is prompt and accurate.
-Knowledgeable of each procedure performed having necessary equipment and paperwork completed when the provider is ready to begin. Draws up meds and preps patients for injection given by the provider.
-Check EMR system and/or encounters for referrals, orders, task and special instruction from the provider. Each MA will be responsible for keeping the Clinical Task updated for appropriate provider. Will work with patients concerning the patient portal and messages sent to the providers.
-Prescription refills are checked and completed on a daily basis. These will be through the EMR system, left on Prescription voice mail or printed by the provider. Only Controlled Substance prescriptions are to be left at the front desk for the patient to pick up. Patients will be notified or instructed to check with their pharmacy of any other action(s) taken.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities (not an inclusive list):
1. High school graduate or equivalent with healthcare background experience.