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Medical Assistant - Infusion

Company: Articularis Healthcare
Location: Athens
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Articularis Healthcare Group, Inc (AHG) is a physician led and owned organization dedicated to improving the healthcare by supporting independent rheumatology practices across the country. As the nation's largest rheumatology specialty group with 20+ practices across 7 states, AHG provides access to best business practices, advisory and management services, and value-based treatment pathways. AHG currently has an opening for a Medical Assistant - Infusion at our Athens, GA location. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday with a 3-day weekend! Enjoy a positive team environment, work/life balance, and robust benefits package including 6 paid holidays, PTO, 401K, group medical, dental, vision, and short & long-term, disability insurance. Please visit our website at www.articularishealthcare.com for more information. Job Summary: The Medical Assistant - Infusion, will be responsible for assisting the infusion RN with obtaining and documenting initial and subsequent vital signs, starting and discontinuing IVs under supervision of RN, administering IM/SQ injections under supervision of RN, assisting with supply management, and assisting with drug inventory management. IV and injection skills are a requirement. Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for greeting and preparing patients for the infusion appointment provider while maintaining a positive and caring attitude.
    • Responsible for obtaining vital signs before, during and after infusions.
    • Able to start and discontinue IV's.
    • Responsible for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights by observing
    • Abides by all HIPAA regulations.
    • Obtains and accurately records patient information; vital signs, height, weight, allergies, current medications, and all medical history in the EMR.
      • Responsible for updating charts and tracking paperwork to completion.
      • Responsible for cleaning and preparing examination rooms, equipment, and tools per protocol.
        • Accurately documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
          • Responsible for keeping infusion area stocked while maintaining cleanliness and organization and disposing of contaminated items according to protocol.
            • Must be flexible and able to travel between 3 local offices, sometimes with minimal notice. Minimum Requirements:
              • High School degree or equivalent.
              • One (1) year of Medical Assistant experience.
              • Certificate of completion from an accredited Medical Assistant (MA)
              • program OR an EMT certificate.
              • Proficient IV skills.
              • Experience in a clinical setting.
              • Experience and ability to navigate an EMR.
              • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills. Preferred Requirements:
                • Successful completion of an Accredited National Certification Exam
                • (i.e.: AAMA or AMT) for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or
                • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
                • 3+ years of experience in a clinical setting.
                • Rheumatology experience. EEO/AA-M/F/disabled/protected veteran*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Articularis Healthcare, Athens , Medical Assistant - Infusion, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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