The Medical Assistant Team Leader is responsible for leading the clinic Medical Assistants in an enthusiastic and positive manner by providing guidance in regards to medical assisting operations. The Medical Assistant Team Leader is also responsible for setting up exam rooms, assisting the clinicians and preparing the patients for examination. This position reports to and is under the general direction of the Center Manager.
Lead the Medical Assistant Team by providing guidance in regards to the Medical Assistant job duties
Prepare Medical Assistant schedules, complete time sheets and coordinate assignments of daily duties Implement, monitor and assure adherence to CMC Standardized Best Practices.
Ensure all quality control requirements are completed as stated in policies.
Ensure ordering expendable supplies and medications are completed in a timely fashion and all exam rooms are stocked and ready for use.
Assist in maintaining efficient patient flow
Knowledge of and performance of all MA duties.
Ability to work independently with minimum of supervision and to take direction from different clinicians
Function as part of a team in the provision of patient care and performance of daily activities
Assist provider and licensed nursing staff in the triage of patients and patient telephone calls
Assist in maintaining supplies in cabinets, drawers, crash carts and storage room, checking for expiration dates as applicable
Monitor medical equipment for proper function and report any suspect equipment to the Center Manager
Coordinate the referral of patients and the appropriate follow-up of referrals as directed by the nursing and clinician staff
Perform individual patient education in conjunction with and as directed by the clinician staff
Participate in staff meetings as needed
Complete records of reportable diseases and monthly reports as required
Maintain viability of vaccines and monitor vaccine refrigerator
Provides feedback to Center Manager in regards to Medical Assistant work performance for completion of performance evaluations and/or other work performance issues.
Participates in the Medical Assistant performance evaluation delivery process with the Center Manager
Reviews time cards independently or in conjunction with Center Manager
Consistently models and inspires high levels of integrity and lives up to commitments
Strives to develop and expand personal knowledge, and continuously helps others increase their capability to contribute to the organization.
Meets established expectations and takes responsibility for achieving great results; encourages others to do the same.
Connects meaningfully with customers to build emotional engagement and customer advocacy and delivers an optimal customer experience. Motivates Medical Assistants to also deliver an optimal customer experience.
Perform other duties as assigned
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking for long periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 35 pounds. Vision must be correctable to 20/40 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts. Requires exposure to communicable disease and bodily fluids.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.