The Medical Assistant (MA) works under the direct supervision of the clinic physician by assisting in the examination and treatment of patients. The MA will conduct patient interviews, measure vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' Electronic Medical Record (EMR). The MA will also draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Also prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. The MA may also perform administrative tasks by registering and scheduling patients for appointments, procedures, etc. using the various registration and scheduling systems.
Responsibilities include: Collecting patient data, performing vital signs and utilize skills such as phlebotomy. Perform EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations ( with the exception of medication handling). Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures. Responding appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling.
Required: High School Diploma/GED plus successful completion of Medical Assistant Training from an Accredited Program. Previous patient care experience preferred.
Preferred: Patient Care experience, current BLS.