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Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center FT Clinic LPN/ Medical Assistant in Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center, Montana

FT Clinic LPN/ Medical Assistant

  • Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center

  • Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center, Scobey, MT

  • Dec 22, 2021

    Full Time Nursing

    Job Description

The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing high quality care to all ages of patients in a safe, efficient, compassionate and courteous manner using proper procedures and following policies that are delegated by a provider.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Takes patient to exam room, obtaining, and documenting all necessary information needed to complete an accurate intake form in the EMR.

  • Assist provider (MD, PA, NP) in procedures as needed per the request of the provider

  • Attends to needs of patients and visitors.

  • Assures patients as needed; allay fears and answer questions as necessary for the patients.

  • Assure that consents are obtained and signed.

  • Exhibit cooperation and positive attitude toward other hospital departments and physicians’ offices.

  • Complete incident and error forms when appropriate.

  • Follow procedure for authorized medication administration and narcotic control.

  • Communicate questions about appropriateness of medical care through chain of command as needed.

  • Perform treatments and procedures as directed, which, are within the individual’s training and capabilities with diagnostic exam and procedures as directed by provider.

  • Assure that patients are seen in an orderly and fair manner, and that delays and waiting times are explained. Acutely ill and injured patients are triaged and seen first or referred to the DMHC Emergency Room.

  • Initiate evaluation and care of the patient prior to the physician’s arrival according to standing orders.

  • Prepare patients for examination and assist, as necessary, arranges for the follow-up care and referral with the Clinical Assistant.

  • Complete necessary forms and logs, documents, medications, supplies and patient care in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Be thorough and accurate in documentation of patient complaint, vital signs, current medications, and allergies.

  • Arrange for the transfer of patients to their departments. (i.e. Emergency room, hospital).

  • Be able to assist the Providers on duty (MD, PA, or NP) with CPR and to assist with transferring patients to Emergency Department.

    Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Montana Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Schedule

M-F

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time

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About Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center

Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center is located in the extreme Northeast corner of Montana in the community of Scobey. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit 25 Bed Critical Access Hospital with a Rural Health Care Clinic and 24 hour Emergency Room Care. We offer Home Health, Community Health & Hospice services. DMHC also houses outpatient therapy services in the Bjerke Wellness Center including physical therapy, speech & occupational therapies. The Wellness Center boasts of having one of the only therapy pools in Eastern Montana. DMHC has full time laboratory and radiology services, including 1 hour turnaround, 24 hours a day on X-Ray through our CR Reader. Pharmacy and dietician services are available via contracted personnel. Audiology and OB-GYN services are offered monthly through visiting specialists. Rural Practice at its best!

In Scobey you will get a smile, a warm greeting and a welcoming attitude. Scobey is a clean, peaceful and family oriented place with no shortage of enthusiasm for our small community of 1000! Considerable amounts of energies are used to promote youth programs, sports, musical events, fairs and rodeos. Scobey is the headquarters for Nemont Telephone Co-op, serving all of Northeast Montana and parts of Northwestern North Dakota. A new, 5 million dollar state-of-the-art Border Patrol facility is responsible for safeguarding approximately 60 miles of our American/Canadian border. Scobey offers many recreational facilities2 including: a senior citizen center, public pool, public parks, golf course, baseball, camping, bowling, roping arena, movie theatre and ice-skating rink. The K-12 Class C School is a center of activity for school functions as well as for public use of the newly constructed gymnasium, indoor walking track and weight room. Well known for its music, Daniels County is home to a 40+ member Symphonette, the Jack Reiner Big Band, a Dixieland Jazz Band, and men's and women's vocal groups. Annually the Pioneer Town Museum hosts the Threshing Bee & Dirty Shame Show on the streets of their historically reconstructed prairie town. Scobey is served by a weekly news publication and a locally owned radio station. Daniels County has some prime hunting and fishing areas. Big game and bird hunters from all over the world flock to Eastern Montana seeking the whitetail and mule deer, antelope, pheasants, grouse, ducks and geese that are at home in the surrounding rolling prairies and farmland. Fort Peck Lake, just 90 minutes to the southwest, boasts 1520 miles of shore-line and offers four season fishing and recreational opportunities. Also close by are the famed Montana Dinosaur trail which yields world-class fossil discoveries, and the Northeast Montana Birding Trail'a must see for wildlife enthusiasts!

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