Medical Assistant - Primary Care/FQHC - Eskenazi Health Center Pecar at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in Other 11 days ago.





Job Description:

Division:Eskenazi Health



Sub-Division:




Req ID:12350



Schedule:Full Time



Shift:Days


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.




FLSA Status




Non-Exempt




Job Role Summary




The Medical Assistant provides patient care which takes into account patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals. Alters activities/behaviors to ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e., pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric).This Medical Assistant role is with Eskenazi Health's Primary Care FQHC Health Center Pecar. This clinic is located at 6940 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, 46268. This clinic supports a variety of services.You can view more information about the clinic here:Eskenazi Health Center Pecar


Check out this video about what it's like to be an MA with Eskeanzi Health:Medical Assistant




What We Offer








    • Competitive wages based on years of experience and certification/registration

    • Opportunity for growth with our career advancement ladder leading up to supervisory medical assistant opportunities

    • Variety of schedule options based on clinic and hours available

    • Generous PTO beginning day one and full benefits for part-time and full-time roles







Job Requirements






  • Graduation from an education program for the medical assistant

  • CPR certification (American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification is preferred)

  • Current TB Education certification is preferred





Essential Functions and Responsibilities






  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable populations of Marion County. Models Eskenazi values

  • Maintains a safe patient/clinic environment; practice is in compliance with Eskenazi's safety standards

  • Demonstrates good communication skills using appropriate medical terminology

  • Exhibits legal and ethical professional conduct, follows organizational/site-specific protocols/processes

  • Provides patient care which takes into account patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals. Alters activities/behaviors to ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e., pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric)

  • Integrates cultural/population specific diversity needs into patient care as well as integrating physiological, psychological and cultural needs

  • Measures and records vital signs, heights, weights, other parameters including pain assessment

  • Interviews patient and records history, chief complaint, other findings

  • Calls prescriptions (except Schedule II medications) to pharmacy for the provider per written orders

  • Prepares patients for examinations and performs routine screening tests including EKGs

  • Assists provider with exams and minor office procedures

  • Collects and processes lab specimens including phlebotomy

  • Monitors follow-up of tests and lab studies done and notifies provider

  • Performs point-of-care testing, including pertinent quality control testing, documenting results

  • Prepares and administers medications (with exceptions per organizational or site-specific guidelines) with provider written order

  • Demonstrates competence/accountability in the administration of medications, treatments, performing tests

  • Changes/applies dressings, removes sutures, other minor procedures

  • Performs CPR when needed

  • Accurately, legibly, legally documents findings, services provided (including medication administration), education/instructions given, completes other required documentation

  • Cleans rooms after each patient exam

  • Answers phones/makes phone calls as needed/directed

  • Helps maintain clinic flow

  • Operates standard office equipment

  • Schedules appointments

  • Maintains supplies and equipment (stocking/ordering) including routine stocking of exam rooms

  • Alters activities/behaviors to provide population-specific and age-specific care

  • Maintains required certifications (organizationally and as required by site)

  • Assists with the orientation of other staff members including Medical Assistant Externs

  • Must sit together with Clinical Team





Contact




Have questions? Contact Jenna Urbina at: jenna.woehlkeurbina@eskenazihealth.edu


Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.
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