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Assistant, Medical II

Primary Location Atlanta, Georgia Worker Location Onsite Job Number 1283994 Date posted 05/30/2024
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Description:
Job Summary:

Within a team environment, provides support to providers and nurses during patient care encounters. Collects clinical information, completes point of care testing, ensures exam rooms are clean and stocked for patient visits, assists practitioners with examinations, treatment, or procedures, administers prescribed medications within scope, performs follow-up care per provider instructions, and schedules follow-up appointments as ordered. Resolves patient concerns promptly and maintains departmental quality Improvement standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  •  Adheres to Kaiser Permanente policies and procedures, principles of responsibilities, and applicable local, state, and federal laws.
  • Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with patients and members of the healthcare team.
  • Completes patient intake, including vital signs, height, weight, and hearing and vision screening, as indicated.
  • Identifies care gaps and schedules care gap visits/procedures, as indicated.
  • Prepares consent, school, and work forms for provider to review and sign.
  • Ensures exam rooms are clean and stocked with essential supplies and equipment for patient visits/procedures.
  • Completes point of care testing.
  • Administers in-scope immunizations and medications, as ordered, and provides patients with the most recent Vaccine Information Statement (VIS).
  • Assists practitioners with examinations, including positioning and draping the patient, passing instruments in a sterile   manner, and assisting with minor procedures.
  • Documents patient care and education in the electronic medical record.
  • Actively participates in Unit Based Team (UBT) and staff meetings, department-specific education, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • May perform other in-scope duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience

  • 1000 hours of back-office experience required (within 1 year).
Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant OR Registered Medical Assistant OR NCCT National Certified Medical Assistant OR Medical Assistant Certificate OR Medical Assistant Certificate from American Association of Medical Assistants OR American Medical Technologist Medical Technologist Certificate
  • Basic Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association
Additional Requirements:

  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Regional Office - 9 Piedmont Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Shift: Day Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GTC|UFCW|Local 1996 Job Level: Entry Level Department: Regional Office - 9 Piedmont - Primary Care - APC Float - 2808 Pay Range: $21.9 - $24.68 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest