As an active participant of the primary care patient centered medical home team, the Medical Assistant engages in a collaborative process with members of a multidisciplinary team which may include a Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Navigator, Care Coordinator RN, Social Worker, Pharmacist, Dietician, and Clinic Manager. The team assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options and services to meet a patient’s health needs through communication and utilization of available resources to promote quality, cost effective outcomes.
The Medical Assistant provides quality nursing care to patients and assists the Physician and Nurse Practitioners in the clinical setting.
Scope of Position
The Medical Assistant collaborates with the primary care provider and other members of the care team and supports the patient by providing routine care, patient education, and self-management support. Functions in a direct patient care role and is compliant with Regulatory and Quality Improvement activities (HIPAA, OSHA, Disease Management, etc.)
As part of a multi-disciplinary care coordination team:
• 1-3 years clinic experience preferred
• Computer experience required / EMR training preferred
• Knowledge of OSHA /HIPAA compliance
• MA Credentialing required; Current Medical Assistance Certification preferred
• Current CPR/AED certification required
Physical Demands/Working Conditions