Reporting to the Clinical Leader or Clinical Manager, and under the direction and supervision of the providers, assists in the examination and treatment of patients and has basic skills in treatments and procedures. In addition, may be involved in other areas of medical office support including clerical, environmental and organizational.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred. Successful completion of a Licensed Nursing Assistant program; or Military medical training with commensurate experience.
Certification, Registration & Licensure
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification or Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.
Medical Assistants hired on or after October 1, 2018 must obtain certification or registration within the first three years of employment.
EMT certification is accepted as required certification until MA is obtained.
With completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, no experience is required. Licensed Nursing Assistant must have a minimum of one year of healthcare experience. Trained Military Medic must have the equivalent of one year related experience.
Follows guidelines and prescribed format for answering the phone and identifies patient's health problem or concern and directs calls per practice guidelines.
Interviews patients and measures vital signs. Updates patient's medications and allergy lists. Records information in the EMR.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients, including stocking and cleaning.
Assists provider by preparing patients for physical examinations and by assisting with procedures.
Demonstrates clinical skill in practice.
Schedules patient appointments and orders referral per practice specific guidelines.
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials for assigned area of responsibility, removes outdated materials and ensures proper labeling.
Uses software (Centricity, GroupWise, Portal) following established protocols for documentation, responding to requests, and initiating appropriate tests and orders.
Greets patients and escorts them to exam room.
Cleans and prepares instruments for sterilization.
Performs job specific requirements and other duties as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Physical and Work Requirements
The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is LIGHT. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull less than 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear, and speak. The employee is frequently required to do fine motor, do repetitive motion, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to bend, climb, kneel, reach, sit, smell, squat, and stand.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.
The employee is frequently exposed to bloodborne pathogens, and bodily fluids. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne pathogens, electrical hazards - shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.