Reports to the Practice Manager and under the clinical supervision and direction of a Physician provides specific clinical care to designated patients. Takes and records vital signs and weight/height.
Performs hearing and vision screening evaluations. Performs phlebotomy, and obtains nasopharyngeal and other specimens for testing. Administers vaccines and medications, including antibiotics, as directed by the physician according to policy and procedure.
Maintains the clinical and exam areas. Documents test results on medical record. Answers basic health care questions via phone for parents using pre-approved guidelines.
Performs other assigned tasks to promote efficient Practice operation and contribute to the provision of quality patient care. Assists with filing and appointment scheduling as needed and as time permits.
Must be a graduate of an accredited high school. Must be a Medical Assistant with certification preferred or equivalent education, training, or experience including paramedics, EMT or military training.
Must be able to work as part of a team and interact with people in a friendly, supportive manner at all times. Must have or obtain BLS certification.
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