A full time LPN, Registered Medical Assistant, or Certified Medical Assistant position is available to support the Shinglehouse Rural Health Center.
Candidate must have a current Pennsylvania LPN license or be a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant. Two years experience working in a physician practice preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-10 and CPT coding, and medical office procedures required. CPR certification is required. The successful candidate must have strong computer skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to function effectively in a fast paced work environment. Candidate must have the ability to work effectively with staff, patients and physicians and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing clinical work in the specialty practice, assessing patients general condition, taking vital signs and documenting chief complaints; maintaining exam rooms for necessary supplies, materials, and equipment and ensuring cleanliness of exam rooms; evaluating patient’s needs and determining the urgency of the appointment following physician protocol; scheduling patients for surgical procedures and/or appointments in other departments and clinics and providing the patients with basic information on referral physicians and other facilities for further care; responding to and referring incoming patient treatment-related phone calls and instructing patients and their families regarding medications and treatment instructions; will perform all other duties, as required.
Additional responsibilities may include all front desk/clerical duties. Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality in all matters.