Location: Ammonoosuc Community Health Services
Position: Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Woodsville
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Physician or Mid-Level Provider.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position operates in a professional clinical environment. This role will constantly interact with other people and routinely need to handle several responsibilities at once. This role uses constantly uses standard clinical tools and supplies (i.e. stethoscope, blood pressure meters, hemoglobin machines, autoclave, syringes, vaccines, glucometers, ear scopes). This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, hear and speak. A great deal of the professional day is spent walking, standing, moving, and manipulating equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. The employee frequently is required to use hands to palpate, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and repetitive key board motion. In the performance of certain patient care tasks, the Medical Assistant may be expected to have sufficient manual dexterity in order to safely perform various skills and techniques. The employee is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, and peripheral vision. It is anticipated lifting 20-25 pounds in any given day. Lifting to 50 pounds may occasionally be required, depending on the type of care provided.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Should demonstrate strong oral communication skills. Must have basic experience/knowledge of computer systems and programs. Must be organized, self motivated and have the ability to perform many office tasks. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.