Summary/Objective:Medical Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. In addition to administrative duties, Medical Assistants perform clinical duties in accordance to state law.
Summons and prepares patient for office visit.
Assists the physician with medical office procedures
Administers medication, including injections; documents medication given or prescribed by ordering physicians as required by specialty.
Adheres to nursing policy and procedure when documenting information in patient�s medical record.
Maintains the integrity of the office
Assumes responsibility for maintaining current certification in CPR.
Accepts responsibility for reading and referencing new policies and procedures and Nursing Update newsletters.
Required Education and Experience:High school diploma or GED.Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. Medical Assistant Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistant (AAMA) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) is required.
Preferred Education and Experience:Experience or training in a medical health care facility as a Medical Assistant.
Additional Qualifications:1 Year experience in primary care setting. Current BLS certification or to be completed within three months of employment.