Medical Assistant or LPN Family Practice
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Saint Francis
Posted on: July 22, 2021
As a Medical Assistant or LPN you will -
- Assist with the provision of patient centered care in an
outpatient clinic. Performs various clinical support tasks under
clinical supervision within the organization's established scope of
practice guidelines to ensure efficient patient flow.
- Prepare and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs
and gathering/documenting/updating pertinent health information
(i.e. chief complaint, allergies, and/or medications).
- Perform laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture,
specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique
and standard precautions/infection control guidelines.
- Assist the physician/advance practice provider (APP) with
procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch
testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.
- Administer routine medications, under physician/APP orders,
which may include but are not limited to immunizations,
antibiotics, vitamins and topical agents.
- Provide basic patient instructions on the performance of
routine tasks or skills. Follows through with necessary procedure
or test requests, pre-approved care algorithms, new appointment
times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers
questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope
of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as
- Communicate with physicians and other members of the health
care team to ensure smooth clinic flow and makes adjustments as
necessary. Effectively communicates accurate and timely information
with the patient.
- May perform basic and advanced clinical support tasks or skills
based on the specialty and appropriate advanced skills and
competencies such as but not limited to removal of sutures and
staples, straight catheterization, audiograms, laboratory
procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen), phlebotomy -
butterfly, venous heel stick, EKG, spirometry, Holter monitor
application, etc., under clinical supervision.
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Licenses & Certifications
LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license
issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
MA: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association
(AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader
has determined it is not required.
LPN: Advanced training beyond High School that
includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in
MA: Completion of an accredited or approved
program in Medical Assistant
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation
within a windows operating system, use of electronic mail and
electronic medical records systems. Excellent communication
(written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop
rapport and maintain positive relationships with a variety of
patients, family, staff and physicians. Good organization,
prioritization and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task
with frequent interruptions.
Grow your career (and
your bank account) when you’re hired as an MA. This
position is currently eligible for a sign-on bonus! If a two-year
commitment is signed, you will receive a $2,500 bonus on a paycheck
following your first 90 days of employment. Visit aurora.org/ma for
more details, or discuss with your recruiter.
Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Milwaukee , Medical Assistant or LPN Family Practice, Other , Saint Francis, Wisconsin
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!