P>strong>Specialty: Medical Assistant/strong>/p>
li>Medical assistants perform routine clinical and administrative duties under the direct supervision of a physician or other health care professional.
Li>Medical assistants perform many administrative duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and book keeping.
Li>Duties vary according to laws of the jurisdiction and may include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting during diagnostic examinations.
Li>Medical assistants collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.
Li>They instruct patients about medications and special diets, prepare and administer medications as directed, authorize drug refills as directed, telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy, draw blood, prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, and change dressings.
Li>They also facilitate communication between the patient and other health care professionals.
li>Must be able to triage patients and collect standard information such as height, weight, pulse, blood pressure
li>Must be able to draw blood
li>1 + year experience.
Li>Pediatric Experience Preferred
Please reference Job number: 22513