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MA Occupational Medicine - Rochester Regional Immediate Care in Rochester, NY at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 1/18/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rochester, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/18/2022

Job Description

Rochester Regional Immediate Care has immediate openings for Medical Assistant Occupational Medicine positions!

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the Director of Operations performs diversified duties both within and in support of the Urgent Care Services and Occupational Health Service departments. Position includes performing patient registration and discharge, medical care, medical testing and related duties as required to meet the needs of the patient and its employer.

The Medical Technician (MT) position is responsible for patient assessment and treatment and must be able to recognize the need for expedient and proper care for the employee, and requires knowledge and understanding of Federal, State Workers Compensation Law.  Medical testing performed on client employees will be in accordance with OSHA, CAOHC, and NIOSH standards.  The MT will also be responsible for performing Drug and Alcohol Testing and phlebotomy services as directed by the medical provider.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs patient registrations and appointment scheduling.
    • Assemble all charts per appropriate format for service being provided
    • Completes registration for patients presenting for occupational medicine services
    • Initialize all data entry into the OHS software as delegated by Director
    • Accepts and processes self pay payments in accordance with corporate policy
    • Schedule and Acknowledge all clinic appointments including any and all follow-up appointments for continuum of care or to specialists as needed
  2. Processes medical records.
    • Provide appropriate chart format for medical records after service completed
    • File medical reports into electronic medical record.
    • Fax / Email medical status reports to client companies on the same day of service if company profile designates appropriate
  1. Assist personnel with admission and discharge of patients including, but not limited to, measuring patient’s height, weight, vital signs, etc.
    • Identifies abnormal or potentially problematic health conditions of client employees and reports these findings to the treating provider
    • Provides copies of required paperwork to patients for personal files.
  1. Initiates and implements patient care utilizing standing protocols and practices signed by the state’s Medical Director, duties will include:
    • Draw blood according to established policies,
    • Prepare patients for and obtain electrocardiograms according to established policy,
    • Perform cholesterol, glucose screening, and other point of collection testing  according to established policy,
    • Obtain specimens/cultures including but not limited to urine, throat and wound,
    • Perform vision screening.
    • Perform pulmonary function testing under the protocol of the medical director.
    • Perform audiograms under the protocol of the medical director.
    • Perform other testing as required by Client company requests, to include but not limited to, respirator fit testing, human performance evaluations, lifting evaluations.
    • Perform Drug and Alcohol testing under the established guidelines as outlined under FMCSA CFR 49 Part 40.
  1. Interact with injured and ill employees to ensure the employee has been provided the highest quality of service while a client by;
    • Facilitate processing and treatment of client company employee working through and in cooperation with designated treating facilities;
    • Cooperate with the applicable emergency treating physician, ensure the plans of care and rehabilitation for the injured employee to return to work are completed;
    • Instruct individual injured employees how to carry out physician discharge instructions and the related activities when appropriate;
    • Perform follow-ups and related activities including calls to client company departments regarding injured workers; including scheduling appointments for any subsequent appointments including referrals to providers outside of the practice. 
    • Ensure communication has been sent to client companies regarding injury, plan of care, and estimated lost work time;
    • When appropriate, ensure written reports are processed to applicable area client company representative; 
  1. Perform diversified duties regarding pre-placement, annual, fit for duty, and return to work physical examinations. Coordinate applicable testing with technicians as outlined in the OSHA Medical Surveillance standards. Make recommendations to physicians regarding employee pre-placement physical examination results.
  2. Coordinates and prepares client sites for opening and closing. Manage, inventory and order all supplies for client sites. Order, pack, and transfer supplies as needed.
  3. Other duties include: maintaining consent forms, keeping accurate statistics of procedures, maintaining inventory of supplies, maintaining assigned areas in a neat, orderly and safe condition, maintaining equipment and instruments in specified circumstances.
  4. Utilize universal precautions during patient care by following established policies.
  5. Be involved and committed to the enhancement of quality patient care.
  6. Observes and maintains strict compliance with HIPAA and client/employee confidentiality. Protect the information confidentiality within areas of own position responsibilities by preventing unauthorized release, both verbally and/or in writing.
  7. Promote a continuous quality improvement effort, to enhance services provided to patients, their families, physicians and members of the OHS staff by demonstrating positive attitudes and positive actions through a display of courtesy, congeniality, cooperation, sensitivity and professionalism.
  8. In collaboration with the Medical Director, present health education programs to the local area, general public and/or area client companies.  These duties can include but are not limited to;
    • Participation in health fairs or other community events.
    • Assist patient registration at client company health fairs as assigned
    • Perform health screenings, medical testing phlebotomy services are required
  9. Observe corporate health and safety requirements.
    • Reviews and observes all corporate Protocols and Guidelines.
    • Completes yearly in-services on Bloodborne Pathogens, Workers Compensation, and Corporate Compliance.  Provides certificates of completion of in-services upon request.
  10. Provide assistance to other personnel in accordance with established OHS policies and standards.
  11. Perform other similar and related duties as required or directed.

 

Job Requirements

BASIC KNOWLEDGE

Certification for DOT-UDS, BAT, CPR, PFT, phlebotomy, and audio screening is required or willingness to train for a minimum of two years of service or reimbursement for trainings.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:    

  • High School Diploma
  • Current CPR certification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Bi-Lingual desired
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under stress, with good conflict resolution
  • Ability to work with minimum direction or supervision
  • Professional demeanor

EXPERIENCE

Three to five years of work experience desired.

INDEPENDENT ACTION:

Duties are generally procedural, allowing incumbent to perform independently with intermittent close supervision, in conformance with written instructions, established schedules and predetermined priorities. Problems not clearly defined by written directives or instructions reviewed with supervisor to determine the course of action.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Not applicable

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Work is performed in an industrial, construction, or manufacturing environment
  • Potential risk for occupational, environmental, and bio-hazardous exposures
  • Moderate standing and walking of long distances
  • Moderate sitting
  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, climbing up/over structures
  • Occasional lift, push, pull, carry of up to 100 pounds
  • Moderate to Occasional work on computer, telephone
  • Moderate stress
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule as client needs change.  Frequent travel to client work sites as client needs necessitate.

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