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.
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.
- 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
- Exposure to noise
- Exposure to caustic chemicals
- Exposure to vibration
- Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant school
- 1-3 years of experience in this field
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