FT Clinic LPN/ Medical Assistant

  • Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center
  • Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center, Scobey, MT
  • Sep 23, 2021
Full Time Nursing

Job Description

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing high quality care to all ages of patients in a safe, efficient, compassionate and courteous manner using proper procedures and following policies that are delegated by a provider.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Takes patient to exam room, obtaining, and documenting all necessary information needed to complete an accurate intake form in the EMR.
  2. Assist provider (MD, PA, NP) in procedures as needed per the request of the provider
  3. Attends to needs of patients and visitors.
  4. Assures patients as needed; allay fears and answer questions as necessary for the patients.
  5. Assure that consents are obtained and signed.
  6. Exhibit cooperation and positive attitude toward other hospital departments and physicians’ offices.
  7. Complete incident and error forms when appropriate.
  8. Follow procedure for authorized medication administration and narcotic control.
  9. Communicate questions about appropriateness of medical care through chain of command as needed.
  10. Perform treatments and procedures as directed, which, are within the individual’s training and capabilities with diagnostic exam and procedures as directed by provider.
  11. Assure that patients are seen in an orderly and fair manner, and that delays and waiting times are explained. Acutely ill and injured patients are triaged and seen first or referred to the DMHC Emergency Room.  
  12. Initiate evaluation and care of the patient prior to the physician’s arrival according to standing orders.
  13. Prepare patients for examination and assist, as necessary, arranges for the follow-up care and referral with the Clinical Assistant.
  14. Complete necessary forms and logs, documents, medications, supplies and patient care in a timely and accurate manner.
  15. Be thorough and accurate in documentation of patient complaint, vital signs, current medications, and allergies.
  16. Arrange for the transfer of patients to their departments. (i.e. Emergency room, hospital).
  17. Be able to assist the Providers on duty (MD, PA, or NP) with CPR and to assist with transferring patients to Emergency Department.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Montana Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Schedule

M-F

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time