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Medical Assistant

Category:

Rural Health Clinics

Description:

Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Physician or mid-level provider by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Interviews patients and provides office duties such as vital sign measurement, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height. All information, to include medical history, is recorded in patients' charts
 Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients
 Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment Hands instruments and materials to provider as directed
 Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials Calls medical facilities to schedule patients for tests
 Gives injections or treatments and timely logs this information as required
 Schedules appointments for ancillary services
 Maintains office and patient records
 Responsible for maintaining equipment logs
 Responsible for lab controls, in-house lab testing
 Manages inventory and proper handling of stocked medications
 Manages difficult or emotional customer situations and responds promptly to customer needs
 Understanding of computer software and general knowledge of an electronic medical record program
 Assists in all areas of the clinic as needed
 Other duties may be assigned

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or GED, Medical Assistant certificate from college or technical school; Medical Assistant certification from the certifying institution accredited by the Medical Assistant program, Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Medical Assistant Certification required and BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medina Healthcare System is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. This job description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Closing:

Open until filled

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