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MA / Medical Assistant or LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse Specialty Float

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Job Description:

How You'll Make a Difference:


  • Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, and/or medications).
  • Performs laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautions/infection control guidelines.
  • Assists the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.
  • Administers routine medications, under physician/APP orders, which may include but are not limited to immunizations, antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents.
  • Provides basic patient instructions on the performance of routine tasks or skills. Follows through with necessary procedure or test requests, pre-approved care algorithms, new appointment times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as directed.
  • Communicates with physicians and other members of the health care team to ensure smooth clinic flow and makes adjustments as necessary. Effectively communicates accurate and timely information with the patient.
  • May perform basic and advanced clinical support tasks or skills based on the specialty and appropriate advanced skills and competencies such as but not limited to removal of sutures and staples, straight catheterization, audiograms, laboratory procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen), phlebotomy - butterfly, venous heel stick, EKG, spirometry, holter monitor application, etc., under clinical supervision.

    What it Will Take:

    Licenses & Certifications

    LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and

    Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

    MA: Medical Assistant (CMA) certification issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or

    Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification issued by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), or

    Medical Assistant (RMA) certification issued by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or

    Medical Assistant (NCMA) certification issued by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), and

    Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

    Degrees

    LPN: Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Practical Nursing.

    MA: Completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical Assistant

    Required Functional Experience

    Typically requires 2 years of experience in a clinical practice setting as a Medical Assistant or LPN.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, use of electronic mail and electronic medical records systems. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop rapport and maintain positive relationships with a variety of patients, family, staff and physicians. Good organization, prioritization and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.

    Scheduled Hours:

    Pain Management, Surgery,GI,Allergy, Endocrinology, Rhuematology, Nephrology, Diabetic education. General clinic hours fall between 6:45 am and 6:00 pm. Occasional travel to the FDL or Neenah clinic sites.

    Department:

    Administration

    Location Address:

    855 N Westhaven Dr

    Oshkosh, WI

    54904-7668

    Winnebago

    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.

    #AdvocateAurora

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oshkosh , MA / Medical Assistant or LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse Specialty Float, Healthcare , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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