Quad/Graphics Occupational Health Medical Assistant in Clyde, Ohio
QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
QuadMed is currently seeking a full time Occupational Health Medical Assistant to work within our Occupational Health Services department at Whirlpool in Clyde, OH.
QuadMed provides workplace solutions on a national level to employers of all sizes. Our health and wellness centers provide occupational health focused medical, laboratory, rehabilitation services along with coordinated care through relationships with local hospitals, providers, and specialists.
As a Medical Assistant, this individual will be a highly motivated, quality-conscious healthcare professional with the ability to work in an environment where one-on-one time with patients and positive outcomes are the ultimate measurement of success. The successful candidate will focus on the intake of workers compensation injuries and the completion of accurate medical surveillance testing procedures per OSHA and state regulations, as well as perform all other medical assistant functions.
Measure and record vital signs (weight, height, bloodpressure, etc.)
Ensure accurate and timely documentation into theOccupational Health EMR for all patient care, i.e. patient interview andhistory related to visit, vital signs, treatments, test results
Prepares patients for examinations and performs medicalsurveillance testing (PFT, Audiogram, respirator fit testing) according tocertification requirements and OSHA standards.
Performs lab tests including preparing specimen,testing, and recording results in support of health center laboratorystaff. Ensures CLIA/OSHA compliancestandards are met.
Prepares and administers medications and immunizationsper provider order
Changes dressings, applies bandages, removes suturesand other first aid procedures
Uses CPR skills when necessary
Maintains supplies, equipment, stocks, and sterilizesinstruments
Organizes and maintains anelectronic medical record system for patient charts, including enteringbasic demographic information, scanning documentation in to the system,and entering codes for billing purposes.
Answers telephone and eitherresponds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or note forresponse by medical personnel.
Schedules appointments and entersappointment date and time into computerized scheduler.
Assistpatients in the scheduling of diagnostic tests, outpatient services andhospital admissions. Provide patient with information regarding preparations for theservice and necessary registration.
Conducts reminder and follow upcalls to patients as appropriate.
Greets and directs patients.
Registers patients by verifyingthat patient's record is up to date and accurate.
Makes appropriate changes incomputer system and on patient's chart.
Coordinates referrals for patientsthrough insurance and other physician offices or specialists.
Prepares all billings incomputerized system for processing by finance.
Looks for ways to improve andpromote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Ability to identify and solveproblems in a timely manner; gathering and analyzing informationskillfully, developing alternate solutions.
Exceptional interpersonal skills;listening skills are essential while remaining open to other ideas andtrying new things.
Conducts self with professionalismand in a tactful manner, treating others with respect and consideration.
Follows through on commitments.
Strong customer serviceorientation, responding quickly and appropriately to customer needs, andmanaging difficult or emotional situations.
Participates inprofessional development activities and maintains professional affiliations
Performs other position related duties as assigned
Musthave high school diploma or equivalent
Graduateof an accredited Medical Assistant program
Two(2) to three (3) years of experience preferred
Phlebotomyand lab experience required
Experienceworking in an occupational health medical facility is preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
NIOSH (spirometry)and CAOHC (audiometry) certification preferred.
CurrentBLS certification required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellentinterpersonal and communication skills (oral/written) required
Additional Company Information:
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including a 401(k) plans, holidays, vacations and more.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
Drug Free Workplace
Employmentin this position is contingent upon successfully passing all QuadMedpre-employment, as well as any specific checks required for your access toclient sites .