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Medical Assistant

Location : Medical Center
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Medical Assistant


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


·         Escorts patients to and from exam rooms, physician offices, and treatment room as appropriate.


·         Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.


·         Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician prior to treatment or procedures.


·         Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies as needed.


·         Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.


·         Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions.


·         Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as delegated by RN or physician.


·         Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.


·         Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.


·         Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians.


·         Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-up on test results, as applicable. Arranges for pre-authorizations and pre-certifications as needed. Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows.


·         Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.


·         Performs EKGs.


 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. Minimum one year of experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire. Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
 


Required Qualifications :
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. Minimum one year of experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire. Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
 
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