Medical Assistant

Marshall Medical Center Placerville, CA
The Wound/Ostomy Care Medical Assistant works with the Wound Care Staff and providers, ensuring effective care is delivered to all patients in a timely, dignified, and caring manner.

Qualifications:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

* Completion of a Medical Assistant Program required.

* Must have and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

* *Certain Medical Assistant positions must meet all DMV requirements below.

Knowledge:

* Taking and understanding vital signs in order to report abnormal results to nurse and/or provider.

* Understanding of basic pathophysiology.

* Basic understanding of instrument sterilization techniques and compliance guidelines.

* Basic understanding of medical terminology and specific vocabulary related to wound care.

* Basic knowledge of the ordering process, PAR and expiration date process for wound care supplies, pharmacy items, and ostomy supplies unique to wound care.

* Knowledge of referrals, appointment scheduling and registration processes as it relates to appropriate billing/insurance, ECW, Paragon or other computer systems.

* Basic understanding of data collection systems and other quality measures.

Skills:

* Competent in all safe patient transfers and use of associated equipment.

* Skilled with injection and medication administration.

* Skilled in providing basic wound and ostomy care including; set up and removal of Total Contact Cast (TCC), Trans Cutaneous Oxygen Monitoring (COM), Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), Maggot Debridement Therapy (MDT), negative wound pressure therapy and compression wraps, etc., preferred or willing to train.

* Must have effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills as well as basic computer/data entry skills.

* Requires: A current CA Driver's License, a clean DMV printout and proof of automobile insurance coverage in an amount not less than $50,000 per person/$100,000 per occurrence (or a combined single limit of $100,000) and property damage coverage in amount not less than $50,000 per occurrence, prior to interview.

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