WorkCare

  • Medical Assistant

    Job Locations US-OH-Troy
    Job ID
    2018-1166
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Medical Assistant
  • Overview

    As the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, WorkCare has provided occupational healthcare services to some of the world’s most prominent organizations since 1984.

     

    At WorkCare, we believe health care that harmonizes with your company’s environment and business objective is better care. Our clients benefit from an extensive selection of wellness resources suitable to their individual needs with more than 3,500 clinic providers nationwide and a growing international clinic provider network. Through our comprehensive medical services, we maximize the health and safety of more than 1,000,000 workers per year on a worldwide basis. Our board-certified occupational health physicians are passionate about delivering our mission to improve employee health, productivity and safety through physician managed consulting services, technology-based information systems and customer-focused business models. From preventative programs to primary care, medical surveillance and health management, we have created a standard of excellence that improves quality of life, generates cost-effective care and improves the health care of the workforce.

     

    As an integrated health provider, WorkCare is at the forefront of helping employers meet the challenges of managing today’s workforce. WorkCare is owned by a physician who, along with a team of allied credentialed health professionals, provide strategic and tactical consulting services and programs to:

    • Improve workforce productivity
    • Enhance employee health
    • Maintain regulatory compliance
    • Mitigate health-cost drivers
    • Advocate positive health behaviors

    We encourage employee growth and professional development and believe in the value of life-long learning. Employee input into our business is valued as we believe that everyone has a unique role to play.

     

    We are currently looking for a Full Time Medical Assistant to join our client site in Troy, Ohio.  

    Responsibilities

    • Maintaining confidentiality by following HIPAA requirements
    • Following Site Safety guidelines, policies and procedures for self, visitors and employees
    • Complying with governmental regulations and WorkCare policies regarding health and safety
    • Assist with clinical procedures and physical examinations (if applicable) such as Pre-placement, DOT, FAA, Respiratory Evaluations, and Fitness for Duty
    • Perform diagnostic testing such as vital signs, EKG, audiogram, pulmonary function test, vision acuity, and respirator fit testing
    • Perform Wellness Testing (body fat, aerobic capacity assessment, upper body strength, etc.) and counseling (diet, exercise, tobacco cessation, etc.)
    • Perform laboratory duties such as phlebotomy, urinalysis, cholesterol, and blood glucose testing, and immunization
    • Administer first-aid and supervised medical treatment such as suture removal, ear/eye irrigation, apply splint and dressing as directed by nurse
    • Calibrates medical equipment at appropriate interval
    • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and clinic
    • Performs clinic front-office work
    • MA is responsible for ordering and maintaining medical & office supplies
    • Forwards invoices and forward to WorkCare or Workers’ Comp Carrier after being reviewed and approved by nurse
    • Assist in managing worker’s comp case management program

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge and skills equivalent to those acquired through an accredited Medical Assistant education program, including basic knowledge of medical terminology and reporting, to perform office and clinical duties
    • Occupational health experience preferred. High School diploma, GED, or equivalent acceptable with at least 2 years of directly applicable experience
    • Certification to or ability and willingness to become certified to perform supportive medical services (e.g., administer medication, audiogram, spirometry; apply and remove bandages; apply orthopedic devices; select, adjust and instruct re crutch or cane use, remove sutures, perform ear lavage, collect lab specimens, etc.)
    • Certification in phlebotomy preferred
    • Willingness and ability to obtain HIPAA certification upon hire 
    • Consistently excellent patient relations skills, including the ability to maintain confidentiality of information concerning patients
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; effective interaction with a wide variety of personnel who hold varying roles and have varying responsibilities
    • Proficiency with computers using the Microsoft Office suite of applications for creation as well as modification, how to access and use the Internet and an e-mail program such as Microsoft Outlook
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, but will not hesitate to ask questions of and/or seek information from the supervisor and other team members so that tasks can be completed correctly
    • Strong self-motivation; proactive, high-energy, enthusiastic, "can do" work ethic; and ability to handle potentially stressful situations and tolerance for ambiguity
    • Ability to maintain punctuality and good attendance
    • Valid Ohio Driver's License
    • Maintain CMA and BLS certification requirements

     

    EOE/M/F/D/V

     

     

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