- PACE Pittsboro - PACE Pittsboro Nursing
- Full Time
Piedmont Health Services
SeniorCare at Pittsboro (PACE)
Full Time with Benefits
The primary responsibility of the Medical Assistant is for patient check-ins, including vital signs and documentation; collect and correctly identify patient specimen; perform screenings, EKGs and measurements for Ted Hoses. Perform vision and hearing screening; perform laboratory procedures, quality controls, injections and PPD placements. Operation and maintenance of the sterilizer; eye and ear irrigation. Provides support and assistance to the staff and providers in the provision of care. Clean exam rooms and maintain room supplies. Completes administrative duties as needed for the clinic. Provide care delegated by provider under NC Medical Board regulations.
Education/Experience: High school graduate, or completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program preferred. Minimum 1 year experience working with a frail or elderly population preferred.
- Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
- Must be able to work under pressure
- Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PHSC and approved by CMS before working independently.
Type of Employees Supervised: None.
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Completion of Medical Records Module and Clinic Management Module; Completion of Medical Terminology and Corporate Module within first 90 days.
Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS
Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.
Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly too medical providers, patients and multiple personnel in person and over the telephone.
Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Must meet certification by colorblind standards.
Other: Will be working with potentially hazardous chemicals, exposure to patient body fluids.
Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.
Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids.