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Medical Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Washington metropolitan consortium is made up of three institutions under the leadership of Georgetown University: GU Medical Center, Inova Juniper Program, and Montgomery County Health Department. Presently 330 women from the tri-state area are actively participating. The Medical Assistant will be responsible for setting up the exam room, Pap tray set up, blood draws, and checking vital signs. The Medical Assistant is a key position. S/he supports the clinicians in carrying out physical exams and blood draws, communicates with laboratories, government agencies and community practitioners and also travels between 3 WIHS sites as needed. Duties include but are not limited to:
Keeps the exam rooms and lab stocked with needed supplies for conducting the physical exam and blood draw.
Obtains vital signs including height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration. Explains test procedures to patients.
Coordinates sub-studies, maintains patient files and labs.
Carries out phlebotomy and vital signs and completes all related documentation.
Ensures that standard clinical procedures are implemented in all sites.
Packages and ships blood, as well as pap smears and BV slides Task.
Transcribes and distributes lab results, coordinating sub-studies.
Assists the clinicians in conducting physical exams and procedures, and in conducting colposcopy procedures.
Meets regularly with research staff, faculty, lab personnel, and research patients.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
High School Diploma and a one year certificate program from an accredited school
Minimum 2 years prior Medical Assistant experience
Current certification in adult CPR/AED
Should be able to perform ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and phlebotomy
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