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Medical Assistant

Company: Meridian Health Services
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Our Mission at Meridian Health Services is to close the gap on access to Whole-Person Healthcare by expanding locations and services so that all people in underserved communities can get quality treatment. You can be a part of our vision to be a leader in the integration of physical, mental and social health to make a real difference in the lives of others! You are the dynamic, passionate Medical Assistant we are looking for. Your expertise and professionalism is what our patients need at our Primary Care office located at our Primary Care at 2622 Lake Avenue, Ft. Wayne Indiana working 8a to 5p Monday - Friday--no weekends, no holidays! You will be integral in providing professional medical care as a Medical Assistant to children and adults. Our commitment to whole person healthcare and your desire to help change our communities for the better will make us an amazing Team! Medical Assistant Key Responsibilities: Assist patients with flow through the clinic and escorts patients to exam rooms. Takes vital signs and prepares patients for provider assessment Prepares exam rooms and instruments for examination and testing, and maintains appropriate inventory of supplies in all exam areas. Sterilizes instruments as assigned. Screens telephone calls for referral to interpret lab results, give advice etc. Ensures that lab reports, x-rays and other information are in patient records. Assist providers with minor diagnostic procedures and treatments as directed. Remains in exam room with provider during patient exams as requested or assigned. Follows infection control guidelines and ensures adherence to OSHA and CLIA protocols due to potential exposure to blood and body fluids. Performs daily controls on equipment and maintains records/logs in accordance with regulations and protocol. Prepares medications Maintains CPR certification and licensure requirements. Maintains patient confidentiality. Completes weekly task assignment Accurately triage walk in patients and call-ins. Stock supplies in medical rooms prior to all shifts. Check expiration dates on all pharmacy and other stored products. Adheres to scheduling assignments Attends required meetings, and in-services, and participates in committees as requested. Performs other duties and activities, as per credentialed and proven skill level or incidental to the work and responsibilities of this position. Use additional forms of telehealth to assist provider. Provide health screening (PHQ9, Edinburgh Scale, and GAD 7) as needed to direct patients to needed medical care We Value Your Medical Assistant Experience and Education: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program Certified through the Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants preferred Six months to a year of work experience, preferably in clinic setting also preferred Why You should choose Meridian for your career as a Medical Assistant: Unique Mission - Innovative leader in integrated care and whole person health Generous PTO and Paid Holidays Opportunities for advancement Comprehensive Benefit Package 401k with Company match Professional development funds for Licensure and Continuing Education Personal Wellness and Financial Wellness Programs Merit based pay compensation plans Work-life harmony Drug screen, TB test, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required of all Meridian employees. Meridian Health Services recommends that all individuals who join Meridian have a flu shot and Covid vaccination to further protect our staff and the patients we serve. We also adhere to Covid-related protocol including wearing masks, social distancing, and sanitizing. Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Meridian Health Services, Fort Wayne , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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