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Medical Assistant - 40 Hours Per Week

A Medical Assistant role is now available in Baton Rouge, LA! Full time, 40 hours a week! Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

As part of a multi-disciplinary care coordination team:
• Addresses the total patient, inclusive of medical, psychosocial, behavioral, cultural, and spiritual needs.
• Involves the individual patient and caregiver, as appropriate, in decision making.
• Facilitates communication and coordination among members of the care team.
• Provides patient care to include: patient assessment prior to physicians/nurse practitioners examination, serves as patient advocate/liaison by answering questions related to care and treatment, as appropriate, provides patient education and self-management support, implements physician orders (injections, prescription refills, diagnostic tests, referrals, etc.) and assists providers with procedures.
• Escorts patient to exam room
• Participates in team huddles and ensures electronic medical record (EMR) is prepared for the clinic visit
• Triages phone calls to the appropriate department and enters the call into the EMR as a Telephone Encounter. After the call has been addressed, communicates with the patient and documents in the Telephone Encounter.
• Maintains cleanliness of the patient care areas (exam rooms)
• Ensures exam rooms are stocked at all times.
• Cleans and disinfects instruments according to policy.
• Performs clinic tasks as directed by Clinic Manager.
• Assists Clinic Manager with the ordering and receiving of medical supplies and medications.
• Works closely with the Clinic Manager and Quality Manager to create and implement new clinic processes.
• Reviews all required education courses (live and online) and applies to daily clinic practice
• Maintains competency of clinical skills

• 1-3 years clinic experience required
• Computer experience required/ EMR training preferred
• Knowledge of OSHA/HIPAA compliance

• Current Medical Assistance certification preferred; MA credentialing required.
• Current CPR/AED certification required


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Full time
Baton Rouge, LA 70873, US