Certified Medical Assistant
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant
Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Work Type: Full time
Department: Pittston Community Medicine Team
Date Posted: 11/15/2023
Job ID: R-54681
Job SummaryProvides primary clinical support to the provider,
patient and their family to assist in the diagnosis and treatment
of the patient's condition. Follows up on diagnostic testing to
ensure completion, accuracy, and filing of same in medical record
to ensure continuity and quality of care. Promotes a clean
environment. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients
in specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
- Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint,
vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and
prepares patient for examinations.
- Provides direct clinical care as directed by provider.
- Assists provider in performance of minor surgical diagnostic
procedures and ancillary diagnostic examinations as directed by
provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis.
- Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and complete
associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum
accuracy and efficiency.
- Executes and documents ongoing patient communication, as
directed by provider, prioritizes communication to the provider,
responds to patient questions and requests to ensure efficient use
of provider time and timely response to patients needs Administers
medications and vaccines including intradermal and skin testing
under the direction of a provider and per scope of practice.
- Cleans and sets up examination and treatment rooms between
cases, ensures required levels of asepsis, availability of
appropriate instruments and equipment, and preparation of
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Practical Nurse - Default
Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about
caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger
family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone
as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure
colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our
knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the
caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Certified Medical Assistant, Other , Kingston, Pennsylvania
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