Medical Assistant

ID156300
Full Time Regular
368 Lakehurst Road
Toms River, NJ 08755
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Job Description

WORKNET is looking to hire a Full Time Medical Assistant in our Occupational Medicine Clinic located in Toms River, NJ.

Fifty percent of our practice is physicals for post offer, return to work, or surveillance.  We have excellent client relationships because of our emphasis on customer service.  We need a medical assistant who is detail oriented, has excellent customer service and communication skills, and works well on a team to assist us in maintaining and growing the medical assistant function in our office. This is primarily a Medical Assistant position, but may be required to assist with front desk administrative duties and must be willing to help drive the company van to trasnport patients to and from appointments. Ideal candidate has a minimum of 1 year experience. Excellent benefits and working environment. EOE compliant. This is a full time Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm position that includes 40 hours per week. If you believe you have these skills and traits, please apply today!

WORKNET Occupational Medicine managed by NovaCare Rehabilitation is a group of medical facilities that focus on physician-owned occupational medicine practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our goal is to treat patients within these practices in efforts to keep the working population in American healthy and fit.  We accomplish this by providing superior work-related injury treatment, drug & alcohol testing, physical exams, vaccinations, and injury-prevention training programs

Responsibilities

  • Triage patients as they present in clinic.
  • Assists medical providers with trauma treatment including wound cleansing, dressing, casting and splinting. Performs eye and ear irrigations.
  • Performs tasks related to physical examinations including the measurement of a patients vitals signs and weight. Performs tests including: EKG, audiometry, spriometry, and blood draws.
  • Administers vaccines including tetanus, hepatitis B, PPD, flu, immune globulin, and rabies vaccine if allowable by state law.
  • Collects and processes urine for drug testing. Assurance that all paperwork for collections is accurate.
  • Collection error rate should be error free at 100%.
  • Is responsible for all mailings that need to transpire between the client companies and WorkNet.
  • Calibrates on a daily basis the blood alcohol, spirometry and audiometry machines. Keeps logs of readings.
  • Daily refrigerator temperature check.
  • Cleans examination rooms after each patient and at the end of day.
  • Orders medications and all other clinic supplies.
  • Ability to function on computer for program of registration, discharge, scheduling.
  • Properly codes billing documents to reflect procedures performed.
  • Collects hazardous wastes and arrange for disposal.
  • Keeps an open line of communication between PD and staff members.
  • At times, may be functioning as a Patient Service Specialist performing the following responsibilities, including but not limited to: answering telephones, directing telephone calls, scheduling patient appointments, checking in and out patients, understanding client protocols in the Occupational Medicine software, ordering office supplies, establishing, organizing and maintaining files/records.
  • All other duties as required.

Qualifications

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Trained on Front Desk responsibilities.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of medical practice protocols and procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.

 

Preferred and Required Credentials:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Certificate/Diploma from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.
  • Certified Medical Assistant and some Occupational Medicine experience is preferred (Drug testing, Alcohol testing, Spirometry, Audiograms, Fit Testing)
  • Experience in Phlebotomy and EKG
  • Minimum of 1 year experience preferred

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction.
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility.
  • Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients, equipment, and supplies for treatment.
  • Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws

Additional Data

The position offers a robust benefit package including: medical, dental, Paid-Time-Off, and 401K retirement plans.  In addition, the work days are from Monday – Friday, no weekends or holidays.

To apply, complete our FULL HR application at https://careers.selectmedical.com/

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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