The Medical Assistant I performs various patient care duties and prepares patient for examinations and procedures. The Medical Assistant I may assist in cleaning exam rooms and equipment, documentation, laboratory functions, ordering medical supplies, and/or providing other services under supervision of Physician and/or technician.
Prepare patient for examination by assessing condition, taking vital signs, and/or documenting medical record.
May assist Physician and/or technician with procedure(s).
May monitor response to treatment and medication.
Document patient results.
Administer medication and/or injections. May setup IV if necessary.
May perform routine laboratory functions such as obtaining specimens and ordering analysis.
Prepare Examination Rooms by arranging sterile instruments on tray and/or Stocking Rooms with medical supplies.
Clean and maintain Laboratory, Exam Room, and/or other equipment.
Perform quality control procedures on equipment and/or report any issues.
Schedule referral appointments, CT scans, MRI, and/or other procedures.
May educate patient and family regarding plan of treatment or procedure.
Assist with front office duties as needed.
The ideal candidate for the Medical Assistant I holds a BLS certification, and have a High School Diploma/GED equivalent. Certified Medical Assistant is preferred for the role.
H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent required
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 90 days of hire
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