Opportunities as a Regional Medical Assistant

LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology - Greater Toronto Area, ON (30+ days ago)

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LMC Healthcare (LMC) is Canada's largest specialist care provider in diabetes, endocrinology & metabolism. We're transforming diabetes care by making it more accessible, comprehensive and patient-centric than ever before. LMC has 15 multi-disciplinary centers of excellence and 20 clinical research sites located in 3 provinces (Ontario, Alberta, and Quebec). Our 60+ Endocrinologists, many of whom are nationally renowned for their areas of expertise, are supported by an interdisciplinary team of highly qualified Medical Office Administrators, Medical Assistants, Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Optometrists, Opticians, Optical Assistants, Chiropodists and Clinical Research Professionals.

Our team will have future opportunities as a Regional Medical Assistant, providing support to all LMC locations in the GTA.

Access to a reliable vehicle to travel to various LMC sites is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Coordinating the flow of patients in the examination and treatment areas to ensure efficient use of the facility and the Physician's schedule
Ensuring proper documentation (i.e. patient information and forms are accurate in patient chart) and when necessary liaising with medical laboratories and/or Physician offices for appropriate patient documentation
Preparing patient for physician evaluation, including but not limited to, measuring vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, height, weight, and BMI and record information on patient's chart appropriately
Collecting patient medical and social history
Reviewing medication list for accuracy and completion
Promotion of comprehensive, coordinated care for the patient. (Relating to the entire LMC care team of endocrinologists along with diabetes educators, pharmacists, chiropodists, optometrists, researchers and health coaches)
Preparing examination rooms with necessary medical supplies
Downloading various glucose meters, continuous glucose monitors and/or insulin pumps
Downloading of investigations via electronic software DSQ, OLIS, Netcare etc.

Requirements preferred, but not limited to:
Access to a reliable vehicle to travel to various LMC sites is required
Previous Personal Support Worker or Medical Laboratory experience considered an asset
Previous experience as a medical assistant and/or proficiency in measuring various vitals signs such as manual blood pressure, pulse considered an asset
Post-secondary education in a Certified Medical Office Administration Program or similar experience working in medical office environment years of Medical Office Experience and/or Medical Office Assistant Diploma considered an asset
Proficient knowledge of Electronic Medical Records system (knowledge of Accuro is considered an asset)
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the goal of helping patients access services to improve their health
Sound knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to multi task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
Team leadership and motivational skills
Superior time management skills
Excellent attention to detail is required
Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

LMC provides six industry-leading programs areas:
Endocrinology Specialist Practice (publicly-funded) - representing the largest group of Endocrinologists globally
Nationally-accredited Diabetes Education Program (publicly-funded)
Diabetes Pharmacy
Chiropody & Foot Specialist Care
Optometry & Eye Specialist Care
Canada's largest Clinical Research network specializing in Diabetes innovations

Why LMC might be right for you!

2016 Certified Best Workplace™
2014 and 2015 Canada's Best Workplaces™
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Health Benefits
RRSP contribution matching
Education allowance (days and funding)
Ongoing career training and development
Employee Appreciation Days Off
Additional Holiday Closure
Opportunities to work with internationally renowned Endocrinologists
State of the art Electronic Medical Records (EMR) environment

LMC Healthcare is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Once an applicant has been selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.