14 days old

Medical Assistant I, II, or III

Kaiser Permanente
Wailuku, HI 96793
As delegated by and under indirect supervision of clinic nursing supervisor, and with direction from charge nurse, staff nurse, or practitioner, supports practitioner and clinical team to accomplish proactive patient management. Performs variety of technical, clerical, receptionist, and patient care duties to assist practitioners and other members of health care team in providing high quality patient care through health care system. Prepares sterile and un-sterile fields and assists practitioner with minor procedures and occasional office-based surgical procedures. Additional for Medical Assistant II and I:
Identifies, draws up, and labels medications for immediate verification and use by the practitioner. Assists in resolving and/or responding to non-clinical related patient complaints and inquires. Acts as preceptor/trainer. Collaborates with clinic nursing supervisor to develop operational strategies and process improvements for department/unit. Additional for Medical Assistant I:
Assists practitioner with highly specialized procedures (i.e. frequent office-based surgical procedures, chain of custody urine collection, splint manufacturing, and medicine administration) after completion of training and competency requirements, in accordance with policies/procedures, and as delegated by clinic nursing supervisor and ordered by authorized practitioner.


Essential Responsibilities:
- Obtains, identifies and records vital signs, prevention data, medications, chief complaints and other pertinent information; observes, records and reports pertinent patient symptoms, reactions, condition changes, and information; immediately identifies and reports to RN or practitioner all adverse observations, reactions, conditions, or emergency situations.
- Transcribes patient specific data into electronic system using practitioner generated ICD-9 and CPT codes for purposes of billing, coding, and clinical data reporting and analysis.
- Prepares room and instruments for use during exam or procedure; assists practitioner or RN with wide variety of patient care procedures and tests; collects, labels, and processes specimens as required by practitioner and in accordance with policies and procedures; performs point-of-care laboratory tests as authorized by policy and delegated by nursing supervisor.
- Maintains and promotes clean, safe, and well-equipped environment for patients, family members, and staff; follows departmental and organizational directives to isolate and process contaminated instruments and supplies; cleans rooms, furniture, instruments, and equipment according to established polices and procedures.

Additional for MA II and I: Draws-up and labels medications on sterile and unsterile field for immediate verification and administration by the practitioner; verbalizes preparation and shows practitioner medication container; as ordered by authorized practitioner, calls patient prescriptions to pharmacy.

Additional for MA I: Assists practitioner with highly specialized procedures (i.e. medicine administration, highly specialized and technical office-based medical, or surgical procedures, splint manufacture, chain of custody urine collection).- Additional essential functions as listed in the complete job description.

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Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-05-06

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Medical Assistant I, II, or III

Kaiser Permanente
Wailuku, HI 96793

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