Medical Office Assistant – St. Paul Medical Clinic – 1.0 FTE
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About The Lakeland Region
The Lakeland region of Northern Alberta is approximately 3 hours northeast of Edmonton, north of the North Saskatchewan River and at the southern edge of the great boreal forest. The area, famous among Albertans for its many healthy lakes, includes the communities of Elk Point, Lac La Biche, Smoky Lake, and St. Paul, among others.
About The Lakeland PCN
The Lakeland Primary Care Network is a growing not-for-profit corporation serving fourteen communities in northeast Alberta, delivering programs and services to enhance the delivery of primary health care. Our teams of nurses, social workers, dietitian, kinesiologist, and physicians work together to provide excellent care for patients and their families.
This position is with St. Paul Medical Clinic
Hours per Week: 37.5
Hours per Shift:
Reference ID: MOAF230823
Primary Location: St. Paul, AB
The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) position will serve patients of the medical clinic by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately. The primary goal of a Medical Office Assistant is to enhance the patient’s care experience, improve clinical outcomes and quality of life.
What you will do...
Answer, screen and forward any incoming phone call while providing basic information when needed.
Take and relay messages appropriately
Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access
Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, faxing etc
Booking patients, scanning in files, monitoring incoming faxes etc. Update patient information as necessary
Doing pre-visit prep work such as preparing routine lab questionnaires and consults, gathering vital signs, BMI, blood pressure etc
Update medication lists, patient history and problem lists etc
Book follow-up appointments
Complete various lab tests such as urine dip, pregnancy tests etc
Completing referrals as necessary
Complete requisitions for pre-visit blood work etc
Ensure samples are labeled correctly and transport to lab
Prepare exam room with appropriate equipment
Clean exam rooms using approved cleaning supplies
Stock exam rooms
Clean and sterilize materials/instruments following universal precautions
Check inventory and order medical supplies and materials
Follow clinic guidelines, protocols and participate in review process
Participate in team meetings as needed
Promote healthy lifestyle choices
What you need to succeed...
Certified Medical Office Assistant (preferred)
High School Diploma
Microsoft Office Suite programs
Application Deadline: 5:00 pm on September 1, 2023