Job Title: Medical Assistant - JP9842) Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. Employment Type: Contract Business Unit: Occupational Health Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions) Notes: 100% ON-SITE. Must be a certified Medical Assistant.
Posting Date: 2/18/22
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Medical Assistant for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description: The medical assistant is core to the critical operations of the Occupational Health Clinic and nurses as they work to assist the Occupational Health nurse team and ancillary staff in ensuring the safety and health of staff through compliance with COVID 19 program implementation of all FTE, Contract Workers, ISPS and Contractors.
Experience in conducting telephone interviews, data collection and documentation (preferred).
Background in health care education, public health or work with community service organizations.
Background in science related field, medical technician certification, medical assistance certification or nurses aid certification.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Able to adapt to changing situations, and work environment.
Possess non-judgmental caring attitude, active listening, communication and emotional intelligence.
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to multi-task as well as possess strong organizational skills.
Proficient in computer use – desktop or laptop.
Proficient in use of MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel.
Able to work independently as well as in teams.
Why is the Position Open? Planned project.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
Public health experience (preferred).
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Per the direction and guidance of client Occupational Health Nurses, serve as first level contact and response support to OH nursing team for the organization, data collection, reporting, testing, recordkeeping, tracking, compliance and communication of COVID19 related information in accordance with established policies and regulatory requirements
In accordance with Occupational Health protocols, processes and procedures, perform intake interviews and obtain and document relevant information, including demographics, symptomatology, medical conditions and risk factors of exposure following a script or template.
Follow OH information guidelines on quarantine procedures, contact tracing, testing, return to work procedures, referral for care, and directions on what to do if symptoms develop or worsen.
Perform contact tracing utilizing resources and tools; provide instruction related to quarantine requirements or return to work per established guidelines.
Utilize and proficiently operate appropriate computer tools and databases to document pertinent COVID information on per required templates, reporting (regulatory) systems, databases, forms, data and or surveillance systems in adherence to protocols and policy for completeness, timeliness, accuracy, detail and required frequency.
Maintain sensitivity, confidentiality and HIPPA compliance of all information in accordance with established processes and procedures.
Assist is program timely deployment and implementation of COVID programming and changes such as onsite testing, vaccination verification, and vaccination events
Conduct daily check-ins to assess sign/symptoms of staff based on site requirements and designated methodology.
Utilize tracking systems and collaborate with EHSS, ancillary healthcare associates and managers to efficiently initiate contact notification and removal of potentially exposed individuals from the site. Inform managers when attempts to reach out to staff is unsuccessful or when dealing with complex situations.
In coordination with nursing staff, follow protocols for addressing and reporting issues when nursing staff is unavailable (off-shift, holiday, vacation, LOA, or permitted leave).
No covid related medical assisting experience.
.Some type of covid related is ideal.
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.