Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Medical Assistant

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Medical Assistant for The Health Center at Faith Mission in Columbus, Ohio. Faith Mission is one of the largest homeless shelters in Columbus, Ohio, providing meals and shelter to men, women and Veterans with dignity and compassion.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.


Medical Assistant

Shift: Day

Status: Full Time

Department: The Health Center at Faith Mission


ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.


REQUIREMENTS for a Medical Assistant with Lutheran Social Services:

  • High school education or equivalent required; associate degree preferred;
  • Medical Assistant Certificate required.
  • Some Medical Assistant experience preferred.
  • Maintains client confidentiality at all times
  • Is respectful and courteous to all patients and co-workers
  • Computer experience required, Microsoft Office preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to document in and navigate the EHR
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to take accurate vitals
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide range of people.

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.


BENEFITS with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a Medical Assistant with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Escorts patients to the exam rooms and gathers information by interviewing patient. Accurately takes and records blood pressure, height, weight, temperature, heart rate, and oxygen saturation.
  • Assists medical providers in the exam room and gives clear instruction to patients as instructed by provider.
  • Ensures all reports, labs and patient information are filed and available in the patients' medical record prior to their appointment.
  • Keeps exam rooms stocked, cleaned and organized with adequate medical supplies and maintains instruments and sterilizes equipment as required.
  • Serves as a liaison between patients and/or staff and the provider.
  • Maintains all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temps, glucometer logs, autoclave, etc).
  • Perform waived testing, including Hemoglobin A1c, Urinalysis, Cholesterol, pregnancy testing, etc
  • Performs EKG's; phlebotomy duties; injections; and collects urine samples as needed.
  • Documents patient information thoroughly and accurately in the electronic health record.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following company policy and procedures under the supervision of the Health Center Manager
  • Assists with patient referrals including follow up.
  • Performs Reception and front desk functions as needed.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and assigned

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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