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Requisition Number 18-0368
Post Date 10/9/2018
Title Licensed Practical Nurse/Certified Medical Assistant
FT/PT FT
Location Medical Associates
City Knoxville
State TN
Description

About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 60 practice locations in 14 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, three express clinics, central laboratory and sleep services center, as well as Summit Inpatient Services, which delivers superior care for hospitalized patients. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 260,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com

In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program.  Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.

 

About Our Career Opportunity

  

Medical Associates (a division of Summit Medical Group) has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse/Certified Medical Assistant to join their practice.  Monday-Friday Days

 

Responsibilities: (List does not include all duties assigned)

  • Pulls and prepares patient's records, escorts patients to exam rooms, prepares patients for examinations and procedures according to physician preferences.
  • Also records vital signs of patients, including pulse, blood pressure, height, weight, etc. and performs appropriate procedures, such as phlebotomy, injections, EKGs, Holter Monitors, etc.
  • Assists the physician(s) with procedures, as well as administering medications and conducting patient educations.
  • Handles phone nursing when appropriate, to include triaging, pre-certs, referrals, calling in prescriptions, etc.
  • Performs clerical duties necessary for the physicians to see patients; contacts patients regarding test results or for other related reasons as directed as well as scheduling patient appointment as appropriate.
  • Maintains stocked, neat and clean exam rooms and common work areas on a daily basis.
  • Adheres to established company policies and procedures (including the corporate compliance program), and follows state and federal regulations, such as OSHA and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality, both internally (with Summit employees) and externally (with non-Summit employees).
  • Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor, Site Manager, physician or Administrative Staff.
Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required, prefer additional vocational or college credits.

Experience: At least six months experience in similar clinical setting is preferred.

Certification/License: Active state LPN license or current Medical Assistant Certification required.

 

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