Purpose of this Position: The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a nurse, mid-level provider, and/or physician. The Medical Assistants prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients including sterilization, cleaning, and checks on medical equipment. A Medical Assistant prepares basic laboratory tests on premises and prepares laboratory specimens, as well as entering diagnostic or medication orders under the direction of a Licensed Independent Provider (LIP). QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Education: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting school. 2. Experience: Prefer previous experience in a medical office (e.g., front office, lab experience, procedure set up, etc.) 3. Licenses/Certifications: Current BLS-CPR Certification (AHA Provider)
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs various patient care activities and related nonprofessional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. 2. Documents information in patient record. 3. Performs various direct patient care activities under direction of licensed patient care provider. 4. Communicates information with patient care providers and other nursing staff members to facilitate patient care. 5. Assists physicians and other nursing staff members with procedures as appropriate. 6. Performs tasks and procedures as ordered by the physician or licensed provider consistent with approved protocols, policies, and procedures. 7. Performs tasks that require a unique body of knowledge and skills for that area of service. 8. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Physical Requirements: 1. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. 2. Continuous sitting, standing, walking. 3. Correctable vision and hearing. 4. The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. 5. The ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation. 6. Need to have Covid vaccination or be willing to get vaccinated. Accommodations considered for Medical and Religious reasons.