LPN/Medical Assistant - STPN

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job Description

To provide medical assistance to the physician/nurse practitioner in a professional manner and to provide for patients in a caring, efficient and compassionate manner. To handle patient phone calls and care of patients in the office. Perform EKG's and CLIA waived test as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma. Must have good working knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 Coding. BLS through the American Heart Association required. Must be able to maintain composure under difficult and stressful conditions. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and be able to work independently with little supervision and be able to multi task. Displays tact and diplomacy in inter-personal skills. Keeps BLS Certification current at all times.

LPN:Licensed Practical Nurse diploma from an accredited school. Current Licensed Practical Nursing license. Maintains annual and continuing education credits; keeps license current at all times.

Medical Assistant: Accredited Medical Assistant Program Certification or equivalent on the job training consisting of 3 or more years. Completion of an accredited medical assistant program preferred. Two to five years of experience in a physician office setting preferred.

Preferred Qualifications: Physicians office experience preferred. Experience with EPIC (EMR) a plus along with insurance processes required within a clinical setting.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching

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