POSITION: Medical Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Primary Care/Specialty Care
REPORTS TO: Practice Manager
REVIEWED BY: Director of Dept Operations and Human Resources
REVIEW CATEGORY: Clinical Patient Care
REVISION DATE: 03/01/20
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs general nursing care to patients under supervision, including assisting with exams or procedures, patient education, and maintenance of medical records.
POSITION SUPERVISED: None.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Medical Assistant - Degree/diploma/certification in Medical Assisting or previous MA experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Team player, professional, and customer service oriented. Proficient computer skills including EMR, highly organized, ability to multi-task and enjoy working in a very fast paced environment. Able to work with diverse patient base of all ages. Assist with clinical procedures specific to department. Perform basic back office skills including medication administration, injections, bandaging, and accurately collect height, weight, and BP. In addition, must be able to anticipate the needs of the physician and require minimal supervision. Prior experience is a plus.
ADA JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 20lbs of force constantly to move objects.
Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading.
The worker is subject to hazards including moving mechanical parts, electricity, high places, or chemicals.