Position: Medical Assistant

Reports to: Nurse Manager and Director of Operations

Administers patient care to designated patients under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner or Physician. Performs a variety of indirect patient care duties. Participates in the planning and evaluation of patient care and patient education.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Current Certified Medical Assistant.
  • Must have basic clinic or medical office experience. Bilingual preferred but not required.
  • Computer and office equipment knowledge.

Restrictions

May not undertake any procedure not trained in.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interview patients to obtain medical information, collect vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the provider.
  • Record patient’s medical history, vital statistics, mediation and information such as test results and medical information and records.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by the provider.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Explain treatment, procedures, diets, and any instructions under the direction of the provider.
  • Assist the provider to examine and treat patients; prepare instruments and materials.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the room neat and clean.
  • Sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated materials.
  • Schedule appointments for patients regarding follow up and referrals.
  • Perform general office duties such as answering telephones and documenting patient calls and messages.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses; prepare samples for retrieval from outside lab services.
  • Operate EKG and other medical equipment as directed by a provider.
  • Is familiar with the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care.
  •  Works with provider/care team to ensure appropriate PCMH documentation is completed in medical charts such as care management goals/follow-up, quality measures, and care coordination efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Arrival Time: 7:50 am
**May change at managers discretion.

Physical Demand

  • Works inside a clean and comfortable environment.
  • Extensive walking, standing, sitting while at work.

Additional Notes: The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It’ s not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Supervisors as deemed appropriate may assign additional functions and requirements. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.