Family Medicine Medical Assistant
The Medical Assistant (MA) is part of a team concept for the delivery of patient care in the ambulatory clinic setting with an emphasis on disease prevention and health maintenance. This individual will work closely with the clinical staff, front desk personnel and other related departments. MA's assist in caring for the patient from a variety of ages ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics, under the direction of physicians, mid-level providers, and nursing staff. MA is responsible for performing assigned duties within his/her capabilities and scope of practice. As part of a health care team, they must be able to follow directions and work under close supervision.
What You'll Do:
- Anticipate the needs of the clinician and carries out orders.
- Checks Electronic Health Record (EHR) for patients' arrival status and escorts patients from waiting area to exam rooms.
- Obtains, records, and reports vital signs and any other pertinent patient information for the RN, LVN, or clinician.
- Assists clinician with procedures.
- Maintains and cleans exam/treatment areas, specimen processing areas, and medical equipment.
- Instructs patient on lab, radiology, and other procedure/testing preparations.
Who You Are:
- Exceptional communication skills
- Collaborative team player
- Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required.
- Phlebotomy certificate preferred.
- American Heart Association BLS certification required.
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred.
- Full-time, varied day shifts including weekends.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. An equal opportunity employer.
Year Round vs. Seasonal: Year Round
Full-time vs. Part-time: Full-time