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Clinical Care Assistant (Full-time)

Company: Family Practice Associates of Lexington, PSC
Location: Lexington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Family Practice Associates was founded by Dr. Jeffrey Foxx in 1983 and has grown to one of the largest family practice groups in Central Kentucky. Today FPA is a group of primary care providers who are dedicated to giving family-centered care from birth to later years. FPA has over 25 primary providers including: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and a marriage and family therapist. With a professionally trained staff of CMA's, receptionists, lab techs and others, FPA provides award winning care that has been recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) through the National Commission on Quality Assurance. FPA works diligently to offer Central Kentucky families enhanced access to medical care at its Hamburg & Brannon Crossing locations as well as online at www.fpalex.com. Position Summary FPA is currently hiring CMAs, RMAs, LPNs, RN's, EMTs, and CNAs as Clinical Care Assistants at our Hamburg and Brannon Crossing locations. Clinical Care Assistants function as part of the Clinical Care Team to facilitate patient flow through the clinical area to include patient assessment, assisting with procedures, performing non-physician diagnostic testing as ordered, administering medications, scheduling referral appointments, and giving discharge instructions to patients. Job duties include:

  • Preloading patient charts daily, as assigned
  • Perform patient history, assessment of current complaint, vital signs measurement, order procedures and test according to FPA standard protocols and document in an electronic medical record
  • Assist the physician in performing procedures (stress testing, office surgery, pap smears, etc.)
  • Perform non-physician diagnostic procedures (electrocardiogram, audiometry, and pulmonary function testing, etc.)
  • Administer medication as ordered, i.e., oral medications, therapeutic injectables, immunizations and allergy injections
  • Monitor therapeutic response to medications, such as repeat blood pressure readings, pain relief and/or adverse reactions as indicated
  • Perform needed equipment maintenance and upkeep to ensure good working order of medical equipment. Notify manager if any issues are present
  • Assist with lunch coverage as assigned
  • Stock and set up exam rooms for patient care
  • Schedule STAT diagnostic and referral appointments for patients and communicate preparation and proper follow-up
  • Clean, disinfect, and sterilize reusable instruments and packs.
  • Perform Task basket and Procedure / Specialty tracking responsibilities
  • Document all contacts and treatments in the patient medical record, e.g., update pharmacy information
  • Other duties and responsibilities required for efficient operation of the office in order to provide quality care and service Specific Requirements
    • Graduate of one of the following programs: Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, or another relevant program; or possesses active Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) designation or graduate of a nursing program.
    • Or, A graduate of a nursing assisting program, LPN or RN (certified or licensed in the respective program)
    • The ability to work well under stress and to manage high patient volume
    • Fine motor skills required for injections, phlebotomy and performing other diagnostic tests
    • Motor skills required to move quickly from room to room, to assist patients in ambulation, and to push a wheelchair
    • Physical ability to sit, stand and stretch repeatedly as well as lift loads of less than 10 pounds Must be willing to travel between locations (Hamburg and Brannon Crossing)
      • FPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer with competitive pay and benefits including but not limited to:
        • Health, Vision, Dental and Cafeteria plans
        • Short/Long Term Disability, Accidental and Life Insurance
        • 401K with 4% Company Match
        • PTO Accrual & Holiday Pay
        • Uniform Allowance
        • Continuing Education reimbursement
        • Free Parking
        • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) PI191794918

Keywords: Family Practice Associates of Lexington, PSC, Lexington , Clinical Care Assistant (Full-time), Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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