Mobile Medical Assistant/LPN

Business Type: Reitman Healthcare & Science
Salary Range: $20.00 + Stipend!
Location: New Haven County, CT
Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Medical Assistant will assist Providers; as part of the COVID-19 Mobile Response Unit. Primary functions would include conducting COVID screening and COVID PCR and antibody testing in the field at community-based events. Care and treatment of patients conducted by following Urgent Care standards and practices as directed by the event leader. Performs other clerical and administrative tasks as required in preparation of mobile events.

 

Specific Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Medical Assistants duties shall include, but not be limited to:

1. Administrative:

  • Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills necessary to consistently receive, greet and interact with patients, visitors, and staff members in a professional manner
  • Answers questions and gives information directly or via the telephone within the limits of knowledge and medical practice policies
  • Handles patient correspondence, phone calls, faxes, pharmacy calls and follow-up calls
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality
  • Prepare documents and packets needed for events in advance as directed by MRC

 

2. Clinical:

  • Complies with all HIPAA regulations with regards to patient privacy
  • Complies with all OSHA safety standards
  • Obtains pertinent clinical information including the patient’s complaint, health history and measurement of vital signs
  • Prepares patient for examination
  • Prepares for all necessary procedures and treatments according to established specifications
  • Assists providers with examinations, procedures and treatments
  • Performs diagnostic tests including
  • throat and nasal swabs
  • Performs CLIA-waived lab tests; draws blood and collects, labels and processes specimens to send to the laboratory
  • Provides discharge instructions as ordered by the Provider
  • Maintains proficiency in all areas by attending in-service training as required

 

 Competencies

 Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Tech Savvy, computer skills
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty related to examination, diagnostic and treatment room responsibilities satisfactorily
  • Ability to initiate and complete tasks related to job duties without direct request of supervisor
  • Ability to work well with others and be willing to help when needed
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality of patient information
  • Ability to multi-task with patients and other responsibilities
  • Willingness to adhere to all in-house and legal regulations
  • Familiarity with EHR and EMR records systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Sound medical reasoning skills and strong medical ethics
  • Ability to multi-task in an environment of continued improvement

 

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant/ LPN program is required
  • Phlebotomy Certification preferred
  • Valid Driver License and reliable transportation

Staff

  • Brandon Foster

REITMAN PERSONNEL SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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