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Medical Assistant I - Orthopedics - Methodist

IU Health Physicians Support Services
Date Posted
17 February, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
306073
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Medical Assistant I - Orthopedics - Methodist

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Job Description

Overview

Description:

Indiana University Health Physicians is seeking a Medical Assistant (MA) to join our Orthopedic Trauma team at Methodist Hospital. The MA is an integral part of the orthopedic team working alongside surgeons and advanced practice providers to ensure high quality of care to patients presenting with a variety of illnesses and injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system. As Medical Assistant, you will have the opportunity to join a team of highly skilled medical experts with a mission to deliver preeminent medical care and service to our patients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to function in a fast paced environment, demonstrating the ability to multitask, problem solve, and support various providers
  • Work collaboratively with staff to ensure the environment is optimal for patient care
  • Assist physicians, advanced practice providers, and clinical care team during examination
  • Perform a variety of office-based procedures including dressing changes, suture removal, staple removal, casting application, and casting removal
  • Preparation of clinical charts as deemed necessary
  • Obtain patient vitals and prepare patients for clinical examination
  • Assist with room turnover and stocking supplies
  • Manage patient messages and inquiries

Schedule:

  • Full Time
  • Monday – Friday
  • No Holidays
  • No Weekends

Shift:

  • Days

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program required.
  • AHA Basic Life Support for healthcare workers certification required. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, CLIA, and ADA required.
  • TB validated (to administer or read) or validation obtained within 6 months of hire may be required.
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding preferred.
  • Knowledge of Business Unit Quality Programs, Meaningful Use and Standard Work Programs and concepts within 6 months of hire.
  • Knowledge of standard laboratory and medical procedures.
  • Knowledge of insurance plans and third-party payers.
  • Ability to master standard clinical competencies per current Clinical policy, Point of Care and Skills Competency checklists.
  • Requires basic math and accurate data collection and entry skills.
  • Requires ability to cope with varying personalities of patients and families.
  • Requires ability to remain calm in emergency situations.
  • Requires ability to coordinate a number of functions for a group of patients in an effective timely manner.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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