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Certified Medical Assistant

Tower Health Hockessin Full-Time
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Provide competent care to patient population in accordance with Professional Nursing Laws, professional standards and within realm of personal knowledge and expertise while assuming responsibility and accountability for patient care.  Operates under supervision of the Director of Nursing.

  • Performs initial triage assessment/data collection to identify care needs of the patient
  • Anticipates patient’s needs related to patient presentation and implements intervention/treatments
  • Formulates a directed plan of car that prescribes intervention to attain safe quality patient outcomes
  • Implements care in a knowledgeable and skillful manner through adherence to contemporary evidence-based standards and within scope of practice
  • Evaluates care delivery by assuring the patient is attaining desired outcomes or by identifying clinical issues that need to be re-addressed
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients and families
  • Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; patient education with understanding of condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and assist with training new staff.
  • Other jobs and duties as assigned


Qualifications

-Medical Assistant Certification or must become certified within 30 days of hire

-BLS

-Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Physiological Knowledge, Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Delegation, Facilitate patient flow, Role Modeling, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance,  Administering Medication; PO, Injections( IM, SC, ID), IV insertion,  Phlebotomy, Specimen collections, Occupational Medicine screening/testing, Splints, Wound care, Respiratory Care, Cardiac monitoring, Annual Clinical Competencies

 

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Certified Medical Assistant
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Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.

Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care — from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.


Tower Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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