To assist physicians, nurses, and patients by providing ambulatory medical care services. Responsible for clinic patient flow, informing physicians of patients’ arrival and room assignment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for clinic patient flow, informing physicians of patients’ arrival and room assignment.
Accompanies and/or assists patients in the exam room in a professional manner.
Obtains patient vital signs, including height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration. Pulse oximetry if needed.
Able to perform using manual equipment and Welch Allen spot vital sign machine and import results to electronic medical record in a timely fashion.
Assist physicians during examinations and procedures.
May be required to take patient medical history if applicable per department.
May perform a variety of testing, diagnostic, and screening procedures.
Assists in explaining test procedures to patients.
Medications ability to calculate dosages (may be required to demonstrate via passing yearly written medication exam).
Administer medications (oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal, inhalation, rectal, topical) using proper technique – this duty can only be performed after the MA has demonstrated competency to clinic RN yearly, if applicable per department.
High school diploma and graduation from a Medical Assistant school are required.
Certification and Registration as a Medical Assistant are required and required to keep current.
Current basic CPR/AED
A minimum of 2 years of experience in general patient care (i.e. hospital, physician’s office, or ambulatory care setting) preferred.
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