Medical Assistant

Job Locations US-MI-Chesterfield
Job ID
2022-1946
Category
Assisted Living
Shifts
Days
Type
Full Time (40+) per week

Overview

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of supervisor.
Administrative duties may include maintaining or updating care plans, staff scheduling, hiring,
training and directing resident assistant staff. Clinical duties may include taking and recording
vital signs, administering medications, direct care duties as needed.

Responsibilities

1. Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in
medical records.
2. Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
3. Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or
completing insurance forms.
4. In-service Resident Assistant proper procedure such as distribution of medications, Nonsterile medical treatments and infection control.
5. Oversee staff schedule and revise as necessary to maintain adequate staffing levels
6. Assists in the development, monitoring, and updating of individualized care plans and
attends care conferences.
7. Assist in development and implementation of plans of corrections for state survey
deficiencies.
8. Assist in Resident Assistant hiring process.
9. Listen to, responds or reports resident and family needs, concerns, and issues
10. Identify and assess unit problems, resolving and/or making recommendations for
resolving and reporting to the Resident Care Manager and/or Nurses
11. Conduct rounds frequently to maintain awareness of what is occurring on the units and
to ensure that the staff is properly administering prescribed treatments and to evaluate
the residents’ physical and emotional status
12. Assist physicians and nurses with documentation, procedures, etc. as needed.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree in medical field preferred
Previous geriatric experience preferred
Ability to operate a computer
Current MI Certified Nursing Certificate preferred

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