Perdue Farms, Inc. Wellness Center Medical Assistant in Georgetown, Delaware
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Assists the nurse(s) by carrying out tasks not requiring licensure; enhances patient flow through the medical office by delivering quality care and support under the health care professional’s directions
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Performs clerical tasks, e.g., filing, telephone answering, scheduling of doctor’s visits and referrals. Enters data into OHM Data Management System.
Establishes and maintains medical records and prepares patients for treatment by physicians, nurse practitioners, and/or nurses. Schedules and follows up on test results, procedures, referrals, etc. to ensure appropriate health care.
Applies medical treatments, including but not limited to splints, wraps, etc. Performs blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, obtains clinical specimens (blood, urine) and process for testing, and administers immunizations/vaccinations under the direction of healthcare provider (optional).
Assists staff with systems for health improvement of associates at the facility, i.e. participation in and support with HIP.
Certificate for completion of course for Certified Medical Assistant (Clinical Medical Assistant) and /or Emergency Medical Technician and one year’s experience as a Certified Medical Assistant or EMT. Phlebotomy certification required. All healthcare staff must adhere to the company immunization policy; provide proof of training, certifications and/or license.
Computer experience. Two or more years experience a plus
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Must be able to record findings in writing or electronically.
Have ability to respond as needed to medical emergencies in all areas of the complex.
Majority of work in office or clinic setting, as well as inter-facility & external environmental conditions (e.g. noise levels, changes in temperature, humidity, etc.
Must have ability to move throughout the processing plant & surrounding environments of the off-site facilities, such as feedmills, hatcheries, etc
Must wear PPE as required.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.