Fremont Area Medical Center

  • Fremont, NE
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Purpose of Job

The Medical Assistant assists physicians in daily activities such as preparing patients for examination, phlebotomy, injections and maintaining exam rooms.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists physicians by reviewing records, preparing patients/exam rooms, and handling prescription renewals/inquiries.

Job Requirements


High school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) or equivalent required.

Medical Assistant requires Medical Assistant diploma from an accredited program.

Licensed Practical Nurse requires graduate of an accredited school of nursing.


Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

For Medical Assistant - Medication Aide certification required within 2 months from date of hire.

For Licensed Practical Nurse - Current valid Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License, valid compact multistate license to work in Nebraska or Iowa (work state) or temporary permit while awaiting licensure required.


Medical Assistant - 6 months previous medical assistant experience preferred.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Previous Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/medical experience preferred.

Phlebotomy experience required (Floor only).


Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures required.

Knowledge of medicine including recognizing and diagnosed diseases, deformities, and other illnesses.

Skill to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks.

Skill to proficiently type information into the computer to capture or detail information quickly.

Ability to provide caring patient care services when talking with patients and their family members.

Ability to critically listen to questions from patients and information from providers to convey information effectively.

Ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve problems before they occur and avoid bigger problems in the future.

Ability to problem solve during several daily activities which includes the ability to be flexible.

Ability to learn and proficiently navigate through computer programs that contain patient information.

Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with providers, staff and patients required.

Able to follow written and verbal instructions/directions required.

Physical Requirements


Weight Demands

Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):





Frequently Performed (34%-66%):




Distinguish colors




Repetitive Motions



Constantly Performed (67%-100%):











Not Related: - Electrical Shock/Static

Rare (1-33%):

Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)

Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)

Occasionally (34%-66%):

Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)


Explosives (pressurized gas)

Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, personal protective equipment required)

Frequent (67%-100%):

Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)

Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)

Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

Essential Job Functions

Essential Functions I

Joint (Floor and Phone)
  • Medical Home
Documents all lab, procedures, and appointments on tracking forms.

Completes tracking forms and follows up on missed appointments and procedures.

Assists Health Coaches by working patient lists and scheduling appointments as directed. At the direction of the provider provides patient and family education to ensure adequate knowledge/awareness and recommends appropriate community resources as needed.

Educates/instructs patients according to providers direction 98% of the time. Performs telephone triage to determine patient needs by recording and reporting patient condition to provider and advising patient based on provider instructions.

Receives and returns patient calls within 90 minutes based on medical priority 95% of the time.

Accurately records and reports patient's condition according to department policy 98% of the time. Maintains work areas to ensure healthy environmental conditions by cleaning and organizing equipment and rooms.

Maintains clean and organized work area according to department/provider protocol 99% of the time. Handles prescription renewals/inquiries to facilitate patient care. Discusses questions with provider and relays information to pharmacy.

Handles prescription refills according to department/provider protocols 99% of the time. Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the “Age Specific Criteria”.

  • Prepares exam rooms and equipment to facilitate treatment and examination of patients by setting up instruments/equipment and stocking supplies.
Prepares exam rooms and medical equipment according to provider protocol 95% of the time.

Obtains necessary supplies for nurse visits. Prepares patient for provider exam by reviewing medical records, weighing patient, checking vital signs, performing medication reconciliation and obtaining information relevant to patient care.

Prepares patient for exam by following provider protocol and company policies 95% of the time. Assists providers to facilitate patient treatment by retrieving tests and medical records and obtaining lab work as directed.

Obtains provider requested tests, records, and lab work 95% of the time. Dispense medications at the direction of a provider to patients. Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse instruct patients and family members regarding education and treatment to ensure patients completely understand how to take the medication correctly. Assists and/or performs phlebotomy with proper labeling and handling of specimens, accurately completes requisitions, and collects specimens according to standard procedures/protocols and performing and documenting quality control activities.

Performs above procedure according to clinic policy and procedures 95% of the time. Ensures accuracy of order entry and completes appropriate documentation without error at least 98% of the time.

  • Answering Phone Calls
Answers calls according to protocol at least 98% of the time. Returning Phone Messages

Returns phone messages according to protocol at least 98% of the time. Providing Test Results

Provides test results according to protocol at least 98% of the time. Pharmacy Refills

Accurately completes pharmacy request 100% of the time.

Essential Functions II

Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management. Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Fremont Area Medical Center