Medical Assistant or LPN - Oshkosh, WI - Pain Management


Advocate Aurora Health
Oshkosh, WI
United States

Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Grow your career (and your bank account) when you’re hired as an MA. This position is currently eligible for a sign-on bonus if hired as an MA! If hired as an MA and a two-year commitment is signed, you will receive a $2,500 bonus on a paycheck following your first 90 days of employment.           

 

Did you know….

  • Advocate Aurora Health is consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in Wisconsin and Illinois!
  • Our exceptional leadership team is committed to providing a great place to practice.
  • Our CEO is dedicated to providing the best care and devoted to helping people live well!  
  • We recognize that as a Medical Assistant or LPN, you have a calling and that you are an integral part of the caregiving team.  It is more than "just a job" but more so, an innate gift. 

 

Why work in pain management? 
  • You’ll have the opportunity to help patients regain their range of motion and ultimately, reclaim their lives!
  • You’ll make a difference every day, by being that  influential force behind patient encouragement and positive sustainability.
  • You’ll have the chance to witness a patient’s progress from  struggle to success, and knowing that you were a contributing asset throughout their journey is a great reward!

 

We have an amazing Pain Management Staff. All that is missing is you! Come work with a fairly new Provider!

 

How You'll Make a Difference:

 

Assists with the provision of patient centered care in an outpatient clinic. Performs various clinical support tasks under clinical supervision within the organization's established scope of practice guidelines to ensure efficient patient flow.

 

Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, and/or medications).

 

Performs laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautions/infection control guidelines.

 

Assists the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.

 

Administers routine medications, under physician/APP orders, which may include but are not limited to immunizations, antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents.

 

Provides basic patient instructions on the performance of routine tasks or skills. Follows through with necessary procedure or test requests, pre-approved care algorithms, new appointment times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as directed.

 

Communicates with physicians and other members of the health care team to ensure smooth clinic flow and makes adjustments as necessary. Effectively communicates accurate and timely information with the patient.

 

May perform basic and advanced clinical support tasks or skills based on the specialty and appropriate advanced skills and competencies such as but not limited to removal of sutures and staples, straight catheterization, audiograms, laboratory procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen), phlebotomy - butterfly, venous heel stick, EKG, spirometry, holter monitor application, etc., under clinical supervision.

 

We followed Lakeisha in Wisconsin at our Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center site as she talked about her "Day in the Life" of being a Medical Assistant.  Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8Wn4LOeLR4

 

 

At Advocate Aurora Health:

At Advocate Aurora Health, we pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Advocate Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

 

Diversity and inclusion matters at Advocate Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Requirements
What it Will Take:

Licenses & Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Degrees: Completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical Assistant.
*Active LPN license in the state of WI required if hired as an LPN

Required Functional Experience: No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to perform routine and complex technical skills, within the Medical Assistant scope of practice after demonstrated competency. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians. Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, and use of electronic mail with exposure to electronic medical records systems. Demonstrates customer service skills that support a positive patient experience.