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Medical Assistant

Company: MCAR, Inc.
Location: Hermitage
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob descriptionMedical AssistantMCAR, Inc. - Hermitage, PAwww.mercerarc.orgSince 1952, MCAR, Inc. has been the leading provider of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We promote human rights, provide residential services and create employment opportunities for those with disabilities. We are seeking dedicated Medical Assistants who want to help us continue to provide services that improve the quality of life for people with special needs in Mercer County.

  • **Excellent starting wage**
  • **Yearly Quarterly Bonuses**
  • **Outstanding benefits**SUMMARY OF POSITION:Responsible for oversight of the medical needs of the individuals served within the MCAR, Inc. Residential Program. Responsible for training Residential Program Workers on various medical responsibilities to ensure proper and correct individual medical care. Clarification of doctor's orders to the Residential Program Workers and Residential Program Specialists within the group home. Reporting any changes, issues or concerns within the group home or the individual to the Nursing Director and the Residential Program Specialists. Ensure weekly and monthly goals are met through working in conjunction with the entire nursing staff. Overall knowledge of the 6400, 6500, and 6100 Pennsylvania Regulations. The incumbent is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in assuring the medical needs of the individuals. Work is reviewed by the Nursing Director through direct observation, consultations both verbally and written and written evaluations after (3) months then (6) months of employment and on a yearly basis thereafter.ESSENTIAL JOB DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Assist with the training of new employees and refresher trainings of current employees in the areas of:
      • CPR/AED/First Aid
      • Medication Administration
      • Group Home Trainings on Medical Care Needs
      • Hoyer Lift Trainings, if applicable
      • Stander Lift Trainings, if applicable
      • Attends required meetings, trainings and seminars as deemed appropriate by the Nursing Director
      • Administer insulin injections on a rotating scheduled as assigned
      • Complete urinary catheter care on a rotating schedule as assigned
      • Assists in the assigned group homes on an as needed basis
      • Capable of displaying flexibility within the scope of the medical needs of the individuals supported within the group homes
      • Ongoing knowledge and adherence of the 6100, 6400 and 6500 Pennsylvania Regulations and MCAR Policies and Procedures
      • Attends any medical appointments as deemed necessary by the Nursing Director
      • Maintains consistent communication via verbal or written with the Residential Program Specialists, Residential Program Workers and the Nursing Director to ensure overall health, safety and welfare of the individual supported within the group homes
      • Supervision of RPW's to assure compliance of medication administration and medical care of individuals.
      • Provide policy recommendations regarding medical care of individuals throughout the agency.
      • Take vitals and weight
      • Filing
      • Checking Medications
      • Weekly Medication Reports
      • Physician Orders
      • Updating Medical History Reports
      • Completing Health Risk Screening Tool
      • Other duties as assigned by the Nursing DirectorREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Graduate of a Certified Medical Assistant Program
      • High School Diploma, or Equivalent
      • Current Driver's LicenseApplications now being accepted.MCAR, Inc.HR Department - Administration Building850 N. Hermitage RoadHermitage, PA 16148 Job Type: Full-timeHourly Rate - $16.60

Keywords: MCAR, Inc., Akron , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Hermitage, Ohio

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