MD EyeCare Services Corporate

  • Medical Assistant

    Job Locations US-CA-Redding
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/5/2018 6:45 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2807
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Shasta Eye Medical Group
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

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    The Medical Assistant at Shasta Eye Medical Group is a specifically trained individual who demonstrates expertise in dealing with surgical patients during pre and post operative care. Performs administrative and clinical duties under the direction of the Director of Nurses or Director's designee.

    Responsibilities

    Under the guidance of the Director of Nurse's , responsibilities are as follows:

    • Assist the Registered Nurses in all aspects of the patient’s intake
    • Document Medical History
    • Verify orders
    • Instill pre-surgical drops
    • Dress/prepare patient for entry to peri-operative suite
    • Attend annual OSHA/Biomedical update meetings and application in the clinical setting of the updates.
    • Practice safety precautions and wear personal protective equipment when needed.
    • Document medications the patients are currently taking, and document any new medications prescribed by our physicians while under our care. This includes the name of the medication, dose and amount prescribed, physician prescribing, instructions, date and nurse’s initials.
    • Documentation of any samples given to patient.
    • Responsible for charting patient’s vital signs, initial weight, and all follow-up weights.
    • Verify the allergy sticker is complete..
    • Responsible for reporting or verifying all patient problems as reported.
    • Maintain HIPAA rules and regulations as it applies to patient privacy.
    • Maintain open communication with front desk, Nursing staff, etc. as it applies to:
      • Patient add-ons
      • Changes in treatment plan
    • Be an active part of the center’s team.
    • Demonstrate courtesy and respect at all times
    • Represent the company in a professional manner
    • Maintain professional demeanor in stressful situations
    • Maintain attendance according to scheduled days and hours and uniform and appearance standards, according to company policy.
    • Attends mandatory company training sessions as required by state/federal law where applicable

    Qualifications

    • Excellent attention to detail, good oral and written communications skills
    • Must work well with multiple tasks and changing priorities
    • Maintain licenses and/or certifications as applicable
    • Experience in ophthalmology/optometry  preferred
    • 1-3 years experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

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