Under direct supervision and within established scope of practice, assists in the provision of direct patient care by performing routine patient care procedures, technical & supportive functions in a medical office or clinic setting.
Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
Performs routine patient care functions as prescribed by licensed health care providers following established clinical protocols, policies and procedures within defined scope of education, training and responsibilities.
Assists assigned physician(s) and/or other health care professional(s).
Performs routine clerical functions as assigned (i.e. making appointments, chart management, telephone calls, etc).
Prepares and administers medications as directed by physician order and in accordance w/ KP guidelines.
Assists medical personnel w/ procedures and/or diagnostic exams.
Applies principles of aseptic technique and infection control as directed by the Infection Control Manual.
Establishes and maintains systems for patient test results and follow-up.
Provides basic information and assistance to patients under the direction of licensed personnel.
Documents pertinent patient information, nursing procedures and patient responses, following established guidelines and maintaining patient confidentiality.
Establishes and maintains courteous and cooperative relations w/ members, staff and co-workers.
Perform other duties as directed.
License, Certification, Registration
Valid BLS card.
Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant or completion of accredited Medical Assistant program.
Minimum one (1) year of experience in medical assisting within the last five (5) years preferred.
Computer and typing skills.
Must work one weekend per month.
This is an on-call position, days and hours may vary.
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