Medical Assistant - WellSpan Family Medicine - Lake Street Lancaster

Ephrata, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 61157

Position Summary:

THIS MEDICAL ASSISTANT POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SIGN ON BONUS 

 

Full Time

Rotating Saturday (8:00am to 12:00pm)

 

 

General Summary:

 


Under the general supervision of the Senior Clinic Director and TMS Coordinator, provides safe, therapeutic and efficient transcranial magnetic stimulator (TMS) care and services to patients. Assists in direct patient care, performs treatments, and instructs patients and their families in appropriate care, as directed by their provider. Is an active team participant in the patient-centered practice, by aiding in the development of office workflows that support patient centered care.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 



Explain and administer treatments to patients while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
Administer TMS treatments according to specific physician protocols. Set up the TMS medical device and monitor all aspects of the treatment sessions for patient comfort and treatment accuracy.
Provide excellent patient care and treat patients with compassion while developing trust and rapport. Provide support, reflective listening, and compassion to patients struggling with depression and/or anxiety.
Troubleshoot and resolve issues with patient comfort, coil contact, and TMS system setup throughout treatment.
Administer psychiatric rating scales and counsel patients on completion of scales.
Record session notes using electronic health record and Neurostar TMS software system.
Monitors patients for medical symptoms and/or side effects for a defined duration following administration of the TMS treatment.
Provides medical intervention to TMS patients in an emergency.
Works collaboratively with the TMS Coordinator to support administrative functions of the TMS program, including but not limited to managing referrals, scheduling appointments, inbound and outbound telephone calls, scheduling patients and processing medical records.
Ensures all patient care areas are adequately stocked with unexpired medical supplies and has equipment that is in good working condition with up to date biomedical assessment checks. Properly handles, stores, and cleans instruments, equipment, and supplies per manufacturer guidelines.
Provides patients with standard patient care instructions and education, and reviews with patient and family members as directed by providers (i.e. VIS sheets etc.).
Completes pre-visit planning and visit prep according to established guidelines. Obtains comprehensive health information from patient/family members at the time of the visit. This may include review of systems and history of present illness and/or past medical and social history. Obtains an accurate medication review updating the EHR.
Efficiently manages daily patient flow to manage fluctuating patient volumes and demands. Prioritizes daily patient care tasks and activities that are delegated by the care team.


Required Skills

Minimum Education

Associate degree or Diploma in Medical Assisting

 

 

Minimum Experience: 

Externship in physician office setting (4-6 weeks)

 

 

Required Certification/Registration: 

BCLS certification

 

 

Preferred Certification/Registration: 

National certification as a medical assistant

 

 

Excellent interpersonal skills

Similar Opportunities
Share

Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)