Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant II, KentuckyOne Health Float Pool in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Certified Medical Assistant II, KentuckyOne Health Float Pool
Job Summary / Job Purpose
Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant II is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.
Perform general patient care by following established standards
Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood
pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and
current medications and presenting problem.
May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients
and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral,
injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.
Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure
completion of testing.
Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care
by phone or mail as directed by physician.
Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment;
keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated
items according to protocol.
Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in
the medical record as directed by the provider.
Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the
practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as
Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy
Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or
as requested by healthcare provider(s).
Job Requirements / Qualifications
Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification
required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable.
Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or
current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if
May require specialized training such as Non-Certified Radiologic
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)
Experience (requiredand preferred):
2 years Medical Assistant experience preferred.
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-100 E LIBERTY ST
Daily Schedule 8am
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0180003
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.