Medical Assistant or LPN Dermatology - Sign-On Bonus
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: July 17, 2021
You will be helping patients live well by:
- Assisting physician/clinician in documenting details of the
patient visit via the electronic medical record, and performs other
related clerical duties to increase physician/clinician
effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity for improved patient
flow and satisfaction. Effectively communicating and ensuring the
patient's clear understanding of the scribe role, in order to
enhance the patient's experience and comfort level.
- Preparing and rooming the patient for exam by obtaining vital
signs and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health
information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, and/or
- Performing laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound
culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic
technique and standard precautions/infection control
- Assisting the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with
procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch
testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.
- Administering routine medications, under physician/APP orders,
which may include but are not limited to immunizations,
antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents.
- Providing basic patient instructions on the performance of
routine tasks or skills. Following through with necessary procedure
or test requests, pre-approved care algorithms, new appointment
times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refering
questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope
of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as
- Communicating with physicians and other members of the health
care team to ensure smooth clinic flow and makes adjustments as
necessary. Effectively communicating accurate and timely
information with the patient.
- In accordance with policy, preparing and assembling medical
record documentation/chart for physician prior to patient visit.
Anticipating physician needs for patient visits by obtaining
internal and external previous medical records and test results.
Ensuring that all elements of documentation are complete and
- Entering the patient room with the physician/clinician during
patient visit to capture and transcribe medical record
documentation in real time using electronic medical record
applications. Documenting the physician/clinician's communication
with the patient using appropriate medical terms and phrasing.
- Preparing (pends) orders including follow-up testing, lab
orders, medication orders, consults and/or referrals and the
associated diagnosis to be connected with those orders. Documenting
the correct follow-up instructions and level of service designation
based on the physician/clinician's direction. Assisting in data
entry from devices or other sources.
- Completing medical records for each encounter ensuring accurate
and timely documentation. Under physician/clinician direction,
updating patient history and other pertinent health information in
the patient record. Preparing and sending all documentation for
review and approval.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - The Sheboygan Clinic 8 AM -5 PM
Wednesday - Plymouth 8 AM -5 PM
Licenses & Certifications
LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license issued by the state
in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
MA: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs
to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has
determined it is not required.
LPN: Advanced training beyond High School that includes the
completion of an accredited or approved program in Practical
MA: Completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation
within a windows operating system, use of electronic mail and
electronic medical records systems. Excellent communication
(written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop
rapport and maintain positive relationships with a variety of
patients, family, staff and physicians. Good organization,
prioritization and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task
with frequent interruptions.
Sign On Bonus
Grow your career (and your bank account) when you’re hired as an
Medical Assistant. This position is currently eligible for a
sign-on bonus! If a two-year commitment is signed, you will receive
a $2,500 bonus on a paycheck following your first 90 days of
employment. Visit aurora.org/ma for more details, or discuss with
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