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Medical Assistant Clinic

2700 Prosperity 614990 Part Time 2700 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

Inova Health System is looking for Medical Assistant in PRN capacity for opportunities onsite at Government clinics located in Northern Virginia. Medical Assistant may be asked to float between clinics as necessary. 


Successful candidates will be required to complete a Government security form and pass a government background clearance.  


Job Responsibilities

  • Performs general patient care responsibilities including checking schedules and organizing patient flow; recording patient blood pressure, height, weight; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, assisting physicians/nurses; preparing patient for examination and treatment; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms / requisitions as needed.
  • Organizes medical records, including lab results, progress notes, etc. to ensure provider has all of the necessary information available during the patient's encounter.
  • Instructs patient in basic testing requirements, e.g., clean catch urine.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment according to protocol; cleaning exam / procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam / procedures rooms.
  • Adheres to and employs appropriate sterile techniques and universal precautions guidelines.
  • Assists with the identification of actual and potential risks to patient safety.
  • Reports patient safety issues to the practice manager in a timely manner.
  • Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.
  • Assists with data collection for quality improvement activities.
  • Participates actively in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Reports consistently patient data in a concise and thorough manner.
  • Seeks to improve the effectiveness of communication and interactions with others.
  • Communicates problems relating to patients and / or staff with practice manager quickly.
  • Respects and promotes patient rights.
  • Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others.
  • Demonstrates participation in continuing education activities that enhance and expand employee's professional knowledge and abilities.
  • Maintains own Employee Continuing Education Record and completes all annual competency reviews.

Clinic hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday (PRN capacity - days worked can be flexible)

Requirements:

  • Experience: Previous experience in a medical office, healthcare setting or similar situation preferred.
  • Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Special Skills: Medical terminology, proficient in English, excellent verbal and written communication skills and competent with basic computer skills

ABOUT INOVA

Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.

Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org. 

Safety Always: Learn how we keep our team members and patients Safe@Inova.