The Medical Assistant assists providers with patient examination, procedures and treatment. Responsible for patient histories, routine lab procedures and preparation of specimens for transport to the lab.
Follows up on test orders and reports results to provider and patient, provides and maintains patient education materials, maintains medical equipment, and orders clinical supplies. Creates and maintains patient electronic medical record (EMR). Complies with all OSHA and CLIA regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.
Approved Medical Assistant Certification required within 90 days of hire date or proof of active license/certification or EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) or NREMT (Nationally Recognized Emergency Medical Technician); or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), or Paramedic.
Certifications and LicensuresRequiredReference summary for detailswithin 90 days
EducationRequiredHigh School or EquivalentPreferredTechnicalMedical Assistant
Specific SkillsRequiredAdministrative and clerical skills
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredTime management skills
RequiredWork with a team
PreferredClinical skills appropriate to position
PreferredMedical terminology use and understanding
PreferredEquipment use and maintenance appropriate for position
Baycare Health System, Inc