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Medical Assistant/LPN


  • Compass Health Network
  • 01/21/23
  • Wentzville, MO
  • 63385
  • 17.37-24.37 hour / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Description:
The Medical Assistant is part of the person-centered integrated care team and establishes and maintains effective,
professional working relationships with patients and their representatives and with medical staff. The Medical
Assistant upholds all guidelines set forth in the clinic, maintains strict patient confidentiality, accepts and upholds
patient service and satisfaction and assists practitioners and physicians in delivering health care services.

Hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Responsibilities Include:

Prepare patients for examination and treatment. Take patients histories, vital signs, and document in patient
chart.
Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.
Perform venipunctures, urinalysis, EKGs and other procedures as directed.
Administer immunizations and other injections
Phone in patient prescriptions and document accordingly
Provide patient education and instruction
Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment, including sterilization
Assist physicians/nurse practitioners in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals
Assist with the scheduling of tests and treatments
Screen telephone callers for appropriate referral, relay messages and documents accordingly
Maintain patients files, records, and other information
Adhere to standard precautions, as appropriate, i.e., use protective barriers, handle and dispose infectious
waste appropriately, proper hand washing
Follow CLIA and OSHA regulations
Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of unit facilities and equipment
Monitor supply of medical stock, medical supplies, and laboratory needs or order supplies when necessary.
Attend all training as required by Compass Health, Accreditors and Funders.
Meet standards of professional ethical conduct

EDUCATION:

High School/GED required
Associate degree preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

At least two (2) years of equivalent work experience required if an associates degree or medical assistant certification is not obtained
At least two (2) years medical office experience preferred
Knowledge of medical office terminology, procedures and equipment preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Medical Assistant Certification required if (at least) two years of college or equivalent work experience is not obtained. Licensed Practical Nurse in Missouri

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness.

Why join us?

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:

Competitive benefits
Advancement opportunities
Professional development
Licensure supervision
Mentor opportunities
Tuition reimbursement
Scholarship program
Employee Assistance Program
Headspace Access
Paid time off & Paid Holidays
NHSC Loan Repayment Participant

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.


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