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Aveanna Medical Assistant in Buffalo, New York

Medical Assistant

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Requisition #:

88068

Location:

Buffalo, NY 14221

Category:

Client Services

Position Overview

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for providing and documenting care, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with the developed care plan and physicians orders for each individual patient while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.

Essential Job Functions

Assists the nurses or practitioners as needed

Review charts of schedule patients to determine quality measures

Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms

Prepares patients for exam and treatment by taking vital signs and recording information

Prepares exam and treatment rooms

Stock exam room supplies

Collects and manage electronic medical records for chart prep

Accurately input patient data

Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.

Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.

Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.

Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient’s nursing needs.

Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations.

Requirements

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.

Current, unrestricted state certification as a Medical Assistant in the state of practice

Current CPR certification

Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures

Continuing Education as required by state

Preferences

Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting

Home health experience

Other Skills/Abilities

Attention to detail

Time Management

Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution

Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements

Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

Must be able to travel

Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

Must be able to sit and climb stairs

Must have visual and hearing acuity

Must have strong sense of smell and touch

Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Environment

Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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