Medical Assistant, Part-time

at Family Allergy & Asthma in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Who Says you can’t have Part-time Benefits? Not Family Allergy & Asthma!

We have an awesome opportunity for you to join our team as a Medical Assistant!

This is position is part-time, 3-4 days/week at our Little Rock, AR office. The schedule is Monday- 7:20am-5:45pm, Wednesday-7:20am-11:45am, Thursday-7:20am-4:45pm, and Friday will be as needed. Occasional travel may be required to our Conway Office.

We offer competitive pay, paid holidays, PTO, off on weekends, company provided scrubs, insurance benefits, 401(k) & more!

Offers of employment are contingent upon providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination.*

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

+ Get rooms ready for patients and prepare for allergy testing each morning

+ Escort patients to a treatment room and prepare them for the doctor’s visit

+ Ensure that all patients receive courteous, proper, and efficient care; as necessary, clearly relay patient information to doctors and other health care professionals

+ The provision of patient care may include, but is not limited to, the following:

+ Obtaining vital statistics such as weight, height, blood pressure, etc.

+ Obtaining basic information such as symptoms, medications taken, etc.

+ Recording all information in the patient chart

+ Applying allergy skins tests

+ Administering pulmonary function tests

+ Administering updraft treatments

+ Administering injections under physician supervision

+ Screening telephone calls and electronic messages

+ Administering venipuncture

+ Send prescriptions, complete asthma care plans and discharge summaries

+ Prepare and administer any medications requested by the doctor

+ Pulmonary function testing, FeNO testing, and peak flow monitoring

+ Prepare and administer nebulized medication and patient education (if needed)

+ Administer allergy injections and complete all duties of the shot room

+ Maintain a safe environment for patients

+ Maintain strict confidentiality of patient, employee, financial, and other information

+ Maintain patient rooms in neat and tidy order

+ Order supplies, as necessary, through approved clinic procedure

+ Calibrate PFT sensor daily

+ Complete documentation in the EMR system

+ Maintain a working knowledge of policies, mission, and philosophy and effectively model behaviors that reflect them

+ Comply with federal and state regulations set forth by governing bodies including, but not limited to, the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Health & Human Services, Occupational Health Safety Administration

+ Scan testing sheets

+ Schedule appointments for outpatient procedures

+ Keep samples and sample bags stocked on shelves

+ Communicate with injection room staff when emergency medications are used and need to be reordered

+ Check refrigerator temperatures daily and log on chart

+ Prepare patient information folders and Environmental Control packets

+ Prepare I.D. and scratch trays

+ Shut down and plug in computers (pack, if needed), and plug in otoscopes at end of day

+ Transport supplies (box) to and from satellite offices, as needed

+ Maintain and follow HIPAA policies and procedures

+ Order supplies, as necessary, through the approved clinic procedure

+ Cover Injection Room and/or Front Offices, as needed

+ Train new staff, as needed, or directed

+ Other relevant duties as assigned by Manager and/or Director

+ Work with Healix & Specialty pharmacies to process Biologics/IVIG prescriptions and forms:

+ Track shipments and inventory of Biologics

+ Obtain prior authorizations, as needed

+ Cross train for Triage Nurse position and cover, as needed

Abilities, Knowledge and Skills

Effective communication skills to include:

1. Ability to fluently speak and read English

2. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, handbooks, policies, patient care plans and procedure manuals

3. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and written, with all levels of staff and patients

Education, Prior Work Experience, Special Skill And Knowledge Requirements

+ 1 to 2 years nursing experience in an office setting, preferred

+ Previous allergy/asthma experience preferred

+ CPR certification required

+ Valid Driver’s License required

+ Active CPR Certification

+ Acceptable results on Office of Inspector General, State Medicaid Exclusions, Abuse Registry Checks, Background Screenings, Drug Screen, and Sanction Checks

+ Ability to travel to satellite offices as needed

+ Must be at least 18 years of age

EEOC Compliance

Family Allergy & Asthma provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Job Posting: JC198527314

Posted On: Nov 26, 2021

Updated On: Dec 04, 2021