Medical Asst

Job Purpose:Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides medical/nursing assistance under the direction of physician or nursing staff within their certified capabilities. In addition, of consent for treatment form, recording patient information, and scanning. Practices exceptional customer service, answers phone, and assists with the daily operations of the clinic. Communicates and coordinates information in a knowledgeable and courteous manner with staff, patients, and families. Maintains confidentiality with patients, staff, and guests.
Minimum Requirements:
Education & Training: High School Graduate or GED.
Required Licenses/Certifications: RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) or CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) or accredited Medical Assistant Program required. CPR/BLS certification active and required upon hire.
Work Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of hands on clinical experience working with a licensed physician or provider preferred. Minimum of 1-3 years of phlebotomy skills. Minimum of 1-3 years of giving injections. Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Perform all duties in accordance with clinical, OSHA and infection control standards.
Interpret and carry out provider orders.
Assist the physician and/or associate practitioner with procedures and treatments.
Escorts patients to exam rooms, interviews patient, measures vital signs (including weight, blood pressure, pulse and temperature) and documents in patient's chart.
Record patients' medical history, health maintenance and chief complaint.
Document all patient related communication and interventions in patient's EMR.
Observe patient response to medications administered and reports adverse events to provider.
Where applicable, perform phlebotomy and other specimen collection in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards, including control testing.
Coordinate out-patient testing and referrals, as well as hospital pre-admission when necessary.
Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, equipment sterilization, etc.)
Prepare, restock, and disinfect examination rooms, procedure rooms, lab area, and all other patient care areas at scheduled intervals, and as needed.
Take telephone and e-mail messages, as well as medication refill requests, from patients and provide feedback and answers to patient/physician/pharmacy per physician protocol.
Collect data and process messages from patients and front office to physicians and associate provider.
Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures and controlled substance regulations.
Maintain confidentiality at all times according to USMD policy and procedures and HIPPA requirements.
Perform other duties as assigned by office supervisor, site manager, or practice administrator

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