Medical Assistant Job Description

PERTINENT DAILY DUTIES

  • Rooming patients: Show patients to examination rooms and prepare for physician. Example: heel pain/wart/ulcer or ingrown buckets
  • Patient Intake: Interview patients to obtain detailed medical information and to update medical record.
  • Vitals: Obtain blood pressure, weight, and height initially and yearly thereafter.
  • Record patients’ medical history: PMH, PSX, Social history and other vital information.
  • Injections: Prepare and draw up medications as directed by a physician.
  • Pathology: Collect tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Patient Education: Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians’ instructions to patients.
  • Assist and support physician with patient care.
  • Wound care: dressing changes/applications and follow-up guidelines
  • Necessary paperwork: ABN’s. consents for procedures, Diabetic shoe ordering, maintaining physician logs.
  • Administer ER Protocols: Knowledge of CPR and other pertinent clinical protocols for emergencies.
  • Maintaining orders Tracking and task list
  • Other duties as assigned by Physician, Practice Administrator, or Clinical Supervisor.

GENERAL

1)Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
2)  Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
3)  Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
4)  Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
5)  Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
6)  Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Standing-Remaining on ones feet in an upright position at a workstation without moving about
  • Walking-Moving about on foot
  • Lifting- Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) up to 25 pounds
  • Carrying- Transporting an object, handling it with hands, arms or on the shoulder
  • Pushing- Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force
  • Climbing-Ascending or descending a ladder
  • Stooping- Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist
  • Reaching-Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Handling-Holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand(s)
  • Vision-Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

  • Exposure to noise
  • Exposure to caustic chemicals
  • Exposure to vibration

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant school
  • 1-3 years of experience in this field

If you meet these qualifications and wish to apply, download and fill out the application completely and send it
along with your resume and a cover letter to info@nmfootandankle.com.

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