Possess one year of experience as a Medical Assistant within the past three years.
Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
Be a graduate from a medical assistant training program accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), OR the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) of the American Medical Technologists, OR a formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces, OR other formal program as specified in the position specific Task Order.
Possess either: Current certification as a medical assistant by the American Association of Medical Assistants OR registration by the American Medical Technologists OR other medical assistant certification.
Prepare exam rooms prior to patient’s arrival.
Obtain patient’s medical record following appropriate procedures.
Check patient’s vital signs, to include temperature, respiration, pulse, weight and blood pressure.
Obtain and document patient’s current medical history, drug history, chief complaints, allergies and vital signs on the correct Standard Form before patient is in the exam room.
Assist the provider as needed during exams.
Perform diagnostic procedures when ordered, to include EKGs, urine dip sticks, phlebotomy, etc.
Transport patients to other clinical areas as needed.
Check each chart for the provider’s signature, stamp, and each patient’s diagnosis prior to returning the chart to Health Records.
After a physician has verified the medicine and dosage, the HCW shall administer medication to patients.
Obtain lab and x-ray results.
Maintain exam room stock levels and perform routine maintenance of exam rooms, to include dusting, cleaning wash basins, etc.
Complete lab and x-ray requisitions in accordance with clinic policies.
Enter demographic data into the computer upon patient check-in; enter diagnosis and departing time when patient is released.
Answer telephone and transcribe accurate messages.
Ensure that any broken or unsafe equipment is removed from the clinic in a timely manner and notify appropriate personnel.
Assist with patient flow and give direct patient care as directed.
Operate the following medical equipment, as directed, such as Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor, Hand Held Nebulizer, EKG Machine (12 lead), Electronic Thermometer, IV infusion pump (Set-up only), Tynpanometer.
Job Type: Full-time
Certified Medical Assistant: 2 years (Required)
Phlebotomy: 1 year (Required)
High school or equivalent (Required)
Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) (Required)
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