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Medical Assistant

Company: Knowledge Services
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Medical Assistant -to work in downtown Indianapolis. -The Medical Assistant will be responsible for arranging and maintaining the care of our clients during their visits with their prescribing physician.

Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour
Shift: - Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental, vision and a 403b with company match.
Coordinate with clinical and support staff to ensure daily schedule of clients and providers:

  • Coordination of care with Nurse Practitioners and Physician
  • Ensure each client is scheduled to be seen every 7 days.
  • Collaborate with the Nurse Practitioner/Physician to manage the client schedule.
  • Attend relevant daily/weekly huddles/staffing/meetings that relate to client care.

    Coordination of care with external providers: -

    • Obtain any/all Releases and Consents required for coordination of care with external providers.
    • Secure any/all relevant medical records requested by the Nurse Practitioner/Physician.
    • Coordinate with clients and external providers to schedule follow-up appointments.
    • Provide follow up communication to the clinical team members regarding the status and results of external appointments.
    • Ensure the logistics of external medical appointments. Specific tasks include scheduling appointments, placing appointment passes within the electronic medical record system and reminding clients of any upcoming external appointments.
    • Coordinate laboratory tests as ordered.
    • Communicate/distribute the results of laboratory tests to the Nurse Practitioner/Physician and place the results in the electronic medical record.
    • Immediately alert the Nurse Practitioner/Physician of any critical laboratory results.
    • Build and maintain a local database containing relevant potential medical, MAT, dental, and medical specialty referral options.
    • May be responsible for daily pick up of medications.
    • Communicate with the Clinical and Floor staff regarding which medications have already been picked up and which still require pick up.
    • Alert Nurse Practitioner/Physician and Director immediately if a medication called into pharmacy is declined by insurance or has a co-pay.
    • Complete a weekly medication audit. If discrepancies are found within the audit, communicate these discrepancies with the VOA Nurse Practitioner/Physician and site Director.
    • Transportation
    • May assist with client transportation and program needs in residential units on non-physician days.

      Patient Care
      New patient visits:

      • Take patient vitals (blood pressure, heart rate, temperature), and record them in the electronic medical record progress note.
      • If needed, enact standing orders for comfort medications as an agent of the VOA Nurse Practitioner/Physician.
      • Locate and escort the client to the new patient visit.
      • Administer injections as ordered.

        Ongoing patient visits:

        • Take patient vitals (blood pressure, heart rate, temperature), and record the result in the electronic medical record progress note.
        • Summarize any outstanding laboratory results for the Nurse Practitioner/Physician in the electronic medical record progress note.
        • Sit in on medical appointments.
        • Provide daily updates/concerns etc. discussed during medical appointments to other members of the clinical and operational team.
        • Locate and escort the client to the ongoing patient visit.
        • Complete prior authorization requests for medications.

          Drug Screening:

          • Administer and observe drug screens.
          • Prepare drug screens to be sent to lab, coordinate with drug screen lab, and record drug screen results in the electronic medical record progress note.
          • Ensure all clients are electronically entered into any lab/system that provides confirmation of urine drug screens. -
          • Newly admitted clients should be placed into the lab/confirmation system within 1 day of arrival.
          • Utilize the randomization system provided by the lab to select client urine drug screens to be sent to the lab for further testing.
          • Send off urine drug screens that show the presence of a substance for confirmation.

            Pregnancy Tests:

            • Administer Pregnancy Tests as requested and record pregnancy screen results in electronic medical record progress note.


              • Coordinate with are pharmacies to secure client medications.
              • Fax or call in prescriptions when needed.
              • Link cline to medication and medical resources.

                Medical Assistant Qualifications:

                • Medical Assistant Certification is required
                • High School Diploma is required
                • 1 year experience working in human services preferred
                • A valid driver's license is required
                • First Aid and Adult CPR certification is required

                  Knowledge Services is an -equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

                  Applicants with disabilities may contact -the Talent Division via telephone, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the -Talent Services Team at or 317.806.0005.

Keywords: Knowledge Services, Indianapolis , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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