Medical Assistant (MA) Student / Trainee
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: March 17, 2019
How You'll Make a Difference: Learns and develops skills necessary to become a qualified medical assistant prior to completing an accredited or approved Medical Assisting program. Assists with the provision of patient centered care in a clinic under the direction and supervision of the Medical Assistant Program Instructor, Medical Assistant Preceptor, and Clinic Leadership. Complies with medical assistant scope of practice per organization guidelines. Learns to prepare and room the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, medications). Organizes and prepares exam rooms, lab and work areas including: cleaning, stocking, ordering supplies, and maintaining equipment. Learns how to perform laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautions/infection control guidelines. Learns how to assist the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc. Learns how to administer routine medications under physician/APP orders, which may include but are not limited to immunizations, antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents. Learns how to provide simple patient instruction and refers questions to appropriate care team members. Learns how to effectively communicate with physician/APP, care team members and patients to ensure smooth clinic flow and delivery of timely and accurate information. Learns how to perform basic clinical tasks and observes advanced skills based on the specialty, which may include removal of sutures and staples, straight catheterization, audiograms, laboratory procedures (i.e. throat/nose culture, drug screen), phlebotomy - butterfly, venous heel stick, EKG, spirometry, holter monitor application, etc. Learns to complete routine quality control and monitoring of equipment. Learns appropriate technique for cleaning, sterilizing and caring for instruments and other equipment. Learns about patient-centered initiatives, care management, process improvement and lean methodology. Learns to perform various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique. What it Will Take: Degrees *Must be currently enrolled in an accredited or approved Medical Assistant program. Licenses & Certifications Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Progression of skill competency will be tested by the medical assistant program instructor or clinical leader prior to performance in the clinical setting.Exhibits communication and interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system and use of electronic mail. Demonstrates customer service skills that support a positive patient experience. Scheduled Hours: Flexible part-time schedule. Location Address: 855 N Westhaven Dr Oshkosh, WI 54 Winnebago At Aurora Health Care: At Aurora Health Care we pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your own. Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer. Ready to join one of the nation's Top Hospitals & winner of "Top Work Places"? #WorkAtAurora Apply today!
Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oshkosh , Medical Assistant (MA) Student / Trainee, Healthcare , Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!