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Medical Assistant
Ref No.: 18-07103
Location: chester, Pennsylvania
Position Description:
Working under the general supervision of the site nurse, and in accordance with Pennsylvania laws and Kimberly-Clark standards, perform a broad range of administrative and clinical duties.
Qualifications and Experience:
1. Medical Assistant Degree/Diploma/Certification from an accredited program
2. Minimum Certifications:
• CPR (BLS for Healthcare Provider level)
• Basic First-Aid
• CAOHC- Occupational Hearing Conservation certification
• NIOSH-approved Spirometry training
3. Minimum 2 years Occupational Health experience in an industrial setting strongly preferred
4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
5. Computer proficiency and experience with Windows-based software suite.
Job Responsibilities:
Perform duties related to a comprehensive workplace medical clinic that includes surveillance programs, injury and illness prevention, triage and/or treatment of minor injuries and illnesses, wellness initiatives, and providing FMLA and Workers' Compensation information. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Performing basic administrative skills (e.g. generate reports, process mail, and miscellaneous other tasks including prioritization of work flow and appropriate escalation of issues)
Handling telephone calls and writing correspondence
Serving as a liaison between the site nurse and other individuals (e.g. assisting employees by providing absence or return to work forms and referral to HR Contact Center or Benefits Center, as appropriate, to report Leave of Absence)
Scheduling and receiving patients
Reviewing Return-to-Work notices for accuracy and completeness
Assist nurse with managing clinic budget
Maintenance and calibration of equipment and ordering and stocking supplies for the clinic
Preparing and maintaining electronic medical records in accordance with HIPPA standards
Reviewing employee Comprehensive Medical Evaluation Questionnaire Clearance forms
Asepsis and infection control
Taking patient histories and vital signs
Performing first aid and CPR
Assisting the site nurse with examinations and treatments
Collecting and processing specimens
Performing selected diagnostic tests (e.g. audiometric testing, spirometry testing and respirator fit testing, vision screening)
Develop and maintain knowledge of Kimberly-Clark Occupational Health policies and procedures