Medical Assistant for Local Hospital $55/HOUR!

HELP-Hire | Summerville, SC

Posted Date 2/12/2024
Description

Medical Assistant for Local Hospital $55/HOUR!

Client is looking for Medical Assistant for one of the best medical facilities in the area.

Perks & Benefits for the Medical Assistant:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Insurance Health

Schedule:

  • 1pm-9:30pm 40 hours per week - 3X12

Job Summary Medical Assistant:

  • Performs routine, and special diagnostic procedures requiring technical skill, judgment, and independent decision-making following established standards, policies and procedures. Performs phlebotomy and accessioning duties as needed. Assists the Laboratory Supervisor in the technical and administrative functions of the laboratory. Other: Must maintain strict confidentiality of work related information. Contacts: Requires the ability to work well with patients, the public and all other healthcare professionals.

Responsabilities:

  • 1.Technical Procedures: Responsible for testing procedures, quality control, and proficiency testing to ensure that the test results meet the labs definition of quality – accurate, timely, appropriate, and useful. To this end verifies specimen integrity, sets priorities, evaluates and interprets data and take appropriate action per policy, performs appropriate documentation, assists in evaluation and implementation of new methods, assists with upkeep of policy/procedure manuals and CAP inspections. Is aware of resources and works efficiently to prevent waste.
  • 2. Instrumentation: Responsible for the proper operation of instruments, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting to enable test results to be timely and accurate. Operates lab instruments as assigned, performs instrument QC, documents results, and takes appropriate action. Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshoots instrument problems. Understands theory of instrument operations and mechanical functions. Seeks help when necessary.
  • 3. Information Handling: Responsible for proper use of Cerner/STAR according to policy/procedure in ordering/receiving/ canceling tests, reviewing/verification of results. Responsible for review of pending lists and follow-up of pending tests. Documents all actions appropriately in computer. Documents all PMs, and QC appropriately. Maintains patient confidentiality per established policies.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Must be capable of operating laboratory instrumentation, performing patient phlebotomy, and making sound, well-informed decisions under stressful conditions and time constraints.
  • Must demonstrate superior work knowledge and ability to organize and communicate clearly.
  • Must be able to use office equipment such as telephones, fax machines, computer terminals, etc.
  • Work Demands/Environment: Frequent standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping. May require lifting or moving items up to 50 lbs. Frequent use of finger/hand dexterity and eye/hand coordination. Frequent reaching with hands/arms.
  • Corrected hearing and vision to normal range. Requires visual acuity and normal color perception needed for interpretation of lab orders and proper collection technique. Exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, infections materials, toxic substances, biohazardous materials, and other conditions common to a laboratory environment. Normal laboratory environment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend. Fast paced, high traffic work environment which may be interruptive and stressful. May be required to take call and/or work weekends/holidays based on the needs of the department.

Qualifications:

  • ASCP, NCA, or AMT registered as a MT/MLS
  • Required B.S. in Medical Technology, or Bachelors degree with prerequisite coursework and clinical training
  • Required Must be able to use office equipment such as telephones, fax machines, computer terminals, etc.
  • Required Must be capable of operating laboratory instrumentation
  • Required Must demonstrate superior work knowledge and ability to organize - Required Must maintain strict confidentiality of work related information.
  • Required Performing patient phlebotomy
Salary55.00 - 55.00 Hour

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