Medical Assistant - Certified - Trauma Services - Bonus Available (Roanoke, VA, US, 24016)
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Job Summary The Trauma clinic treats patients with high impact
trauma injuries, such as multiple fractures, wounds & post surgery
care. -The staff provide a wide span of patient education on proper
wound care, edema control, proper use of splints/braces, and cast
care. Staff may perform suture & staple removal during office
visits. The Medical Assistant provides basic technical clinical
services and clerical support in the delivery of quality patient
care as directed by licensed staff, physician or mid-level
practitioner. The MA job duties include, but may not be limited to
the following: -
- Collects patient assessment data to include height, weight,
vital signs, chief complaint/symptoms, current medications, etc.
for assessment by licensed staff.
- Transports patients through office.
- Prepares the patient for provider evaluation, including
obtaining specimens, positioning for exams, listing medications,
and assisting during exams and procedures.
- Maintains work area, exam treatment and x-ray rooms and lab in
a clean, safe manner; restocks with supplies and instruments; and
sterilize reusable equipment as needed.
- Documents patient information in the medical record to include
update treatment procedures, medication refills, test results,
patient concerns, etc.
- Assists with lab procedures, including collecting urine
specimens, collecting and preparing blood samples for reference
lab, labeling all specimens with accurate patient ID as ordered by
- Performs diagnostic tests (EKGs, audiograms, vision testing,
spirometry) as appropriate for assessment by licensed staff.
- Assists with referral authorizations for specialists and
pre-authorization for testing and ancillary services as directed by
licensed staff, provider or mid-level practitioner.
- Performs clerical and office functions as directed
- Administers oral and parenteral medications after submitting
proof of appropriate education, successfully completing orientation
competency validation and under the direct and immediate
supervision of the physician. Minimum Qualifications Education:
Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) or
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), or
comparable military training and experience preferred. Experience:
One year experience in physician office preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Current Medical Assistant Certification
through a recognized national professional association such as, the
American Association of Medical Assistants, the American Medical
Technologists, The National Association of Healthcare Professions ,
the American Registry of Medical Assistants, or the National
Healthcare Association. May be hired on a provisional status once
the applicant receives the letter confirming they have taken the
certification exam and have a provisional passing score. AHA
BLS-HCP Certification required. Other: Effective communication
skills in order to work with the public. Computer skills to utilize
database systems to perform job duties required. Must be able to
problem-solve. Keyboarding required for automated computer systems,
including electronic medical records. About Carilion This is
Carilion Clinic ... An organization where innovation happens,
collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit,
mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A
courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and
forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a
robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma
centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences,
multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion
School of Medicine and Research Institute. Carilion is where you
can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly,
make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people
are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us. Requisition
Number: 131573 - Employment Status: Full time - Location: Carilion
Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery - Riverside (Institute for Orthopaedics
and Neurosciences) - Shift: Day - Shift Details: Monday-Friday,
Occasional Half-Day Saturday, No Holidays Recruiter: EMILY F ALLEN
- Recruiter Phone: - Recruiter Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at
1-800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is
a drug-free workplace.
Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Medical Assistant - Certified - Trauma Services - Bonus Available (Roanoke, VA, US, 24016), Other , Roanoke, Virginia
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