Medical Assistant - Troy Clinic - $4,000 Sign-On Bonus
Company: Gritman Medical Center
Posted on: January 10, 2022
The Clinical Assistant personnel perform a variety of clinical
tasks within their scope of training and certification, under the
direct supervision of the healthcare providers working in the
Gritman clinics and in compliance with rules and regulations set
forth by the Idaho Board of Medicine, Idaho Board of Nursing and
Gritman Medical Center. The Clinical Assistant will demonstrate
safe and competent care, reflective of the philosophy and standards
of Gritman Medical Center following policies and procedures. The
Clinical Assistant will demonstrate a code of conduct reflective of
a professional health care provider and act in accordance with our
mission, vision, and values. The below Essential Functions are
subject to change based on the organizational needs and the
ever-changing environment of healthcare.
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required,
preferred CNA Certification, Accredited Medical Assistant
Certification or LPN Certification. Current Basic Life Support
(BLS) Certification. Annual participation and validation of skills
at Hospital Clinic's skills fair required.
Valid Driver's License and Auto Insurance required, or other means
of transportation to drive from clinic to clinic, in the event that
you are needed in another location.
Must have exceptional customer service skills, excellent written
and verbal communication skills, positive attitude, and must
support and demonstrate the Gritman Way values and behavioral
standards at all times. Must have the ability to work closely with
others, have a pleasant attitude at all times and be willing to
exceed the expectations of patients, visitors, other providers and
coworkers. Must have great organizational skills and be able to
prioritized tasks and responsibilities. Must be able to work and
complete tasks with little supervision.
Minimum Work Experience
Must have experience working with computers and have the ability to
document and communicate via office systems.
Education and/or experience in a Medical Office setting is
Patient Intake & Documentation of Clinical Care:
Clinical Assistants are responsible for preparing exam rooms,
assisting patients to exam rooms, preparing patients for age/gender
appropriate patient assessments, documentation of clinical intake,
monitoring, patient interventions, and outcomes to care. Clinical
Assistants are responsible to document all care and communication
provided to (or about) our patients.
CLIA-Waived Lab Testing:
Clinical Assistants are responsible for performing CLIA-waived lab
testing in the clinic and compliance with all related regulations
and quality assurance measures. Clinical Assistants perform
venipuncture and capillary blood draws in the clinic and prepare
blood samples for laboratory processing. All clinical personnel are
responsible for staying up to date on blood collection policies,
procedures, and protocols, as well as maintaining competency for
each test performed.
Administer in-Office Diagnostic Tests:
Clinical Assistants perform a variety of in-office diagnostic
tests, including but not limited to, EKGs, vision and hearing
screenings, etc. under the direct supervision of the healthcare
Assist Healthcare Provider During Exams & Procedures:
Clinical Assistants assist the provider during examinations and
procedures as needed and within their scope of practice. Clinical
Assistants may also perform duties of a medical scribe and perform
documentation during patient examinations and procedures as
directed by the healthcare provider, including entering orders and
Medication Prior Authorizations:
Clinical Assistants will be responsible for performing medication
prior authorizations with the patient's insurance company.
Vaccines For Children Program:
Clinical Assistants will understand and follow the requirements in
the VFC program and assist the provider in obtaining vaccine
information from the IRIS program as needed. Clinical Assistants
will be familiar with vaccine schedules and screen patients
according to protocol prior to any immunizations being given.
Online Incident Reporting:
Clinical Assistants will be responsible for reporting any
variances, near misses, or patient complaints regarding clinical
care using the organizations online incident reporting software.
Reporting is a duty and obligation of the employee to promote safe
patient care, a safe working environment, support process
improvement and increase patient satisfaction.
Inventory Control and Medical Supplies:
Clinical Assistants will be responsible for scanning/ordering
medical supplies and monitoring inventory of medical supplies in
compliance with applicable Joint Commission and Rural Healthcare
guidelines. Clinical Assistants will bring suggestions for supplies
in regards to improvement in quality/safety of care to the
attention of the clinical lead and/or director.
EHR Clinical In-box:
Processes electronic documents both incoming and outgoing through
electronic fax and clinical in-box in EHR. This includes, but is
not limited to, patient cases/phone calls/portal, processing and
labeling incoming medical records, refill requests, consult notes,
lab results, and other correspondence.
Assist overall function of office by monitoring front office area
and waiting room for safety, security, privacy, and/or patient
concerns. Promptly contacts 9-1-1 for emergency situations.
Promptly notifies appropriate staff and leadership in the event of
an incident or complaint AND utilizes the online reporting system
and/or EHR to document as per protocol. Relays necessary non-urgent
information to team leads and/or director (i.e. office supplies
needed, malfunction of equipment, etc.).
Provides a positive and professional representation of the
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through
proper identification, reporting, documentation, and
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet environment.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of
practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization's policies, as well as
established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position,
department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude
and actions, consistent with the standards contained in The Gritman
Neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. All genders,
race, ethnicity, sociopolitical and socioeconomic demographics,
marital and sexual preferences groups, developmental and physical
abilities, religions, and nationalities served.
Fast paced office environment that requires the ability to
prioritize as the situations occur. Some lifting (
Indoors. Exposure to limited amount of outdoor environment when
sitting at Front desks. Exposure to ice and snow during winter
months when entering/exiting building and ensuring entrances are
clear and de-iced for customers and visitors. Exposure to public
germs and viruses.
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