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Medical Assistant 1

Job Description

Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant Clinic assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts.

  • May serve as a preceptor for clinical staff. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Coordinates patient flow, schedules appointments, procedures, tests and referrals. Works under close supervision.
  • Observes, records and reports (to physician) patient's condition and reaction to drugs and/or treatments. Instructs patient/family regarding diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and health/wellness issues.
  • Performs selected clinical duties, including documenting patient history, vital signs, immunizations and allergies.
  • Prepares, stocks and cleans exam room and maintains supplies and equipment for treatment.
  • Provides basic clinical care measures to all age groups. Assists physician/nurse with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.
  • Responsible for appointment and referral scheduling, chart management, providing information and instructions to patients, and coordinating patient flow.
  • Prepares exam room and assists physician during examination, treatment and testing of patient.
  • Utilizes all equipment, supplies, facilities, and resources in a prudent and efficient manner in order to ensure efficient departmental operations and the provision of high-quality health care services. May perform medication administration with documented education under supervision of the physician.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum Education
High School or equivalent OR Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program

Experience
Completion of a Medical Assistant program or 1-year experience in a clinical capacity

Licensure
Current American Heart Association BLS CPR card

** Approved Certifications for additional certification pay (.50):
NHA- National Health Career Association
NAHP- National Association for Health Professionals
NCCT- National Center for Competency Testing

#CB Keywords: MA ; CMMA ; Med Asst

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-LA-Covington
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

OLOL Physician Group LLC

The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. We bring together outstanding clinicians, the most advanced technology and leading research to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality and safest care possible. This commitment is grounded in a history that is more than 100 years old, but reflected today by our strategic vision of transforming healthcare through superior performance and excellent patient care. Learn More

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US-LA-Covington
Snapshot
OLOL Physician Group LLC
Company:
US-LA-Covington
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant Clinic assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts.

  • May serve as a preceptor for clinical staff. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Coordinates patient flow, schedules appointments, procedures, tests and referrals. Works under close supervision.
  • Observes, records and reports (to physician) patient's condition and reaction to drugs and/or treatments. Instructs patient/family regarding diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and health/wellness issues.
  • Performs selected clinical duties, including documenting patient history, vital signs, immunizations and allergies.
  • Prepares, stocks and cleans exam room and maintains supplies and equipment for treatment.
  • Provides basic clinical care measures to all age groups. Assists physician/nurse with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.
  • Responsible for appointment and referral scheduling, chart management, providing information and instructions to patients, and coordinating patient flow.
  • Prepares exam room and assists physician during examination, treatment and testing of patient.
  • Utilizes all equipment, supplies, facilities, and resources in a prudent and efficient manner in order to ensure efficient departmental operations and the provision of high-quality health care services. May perform medication administration with documented education under supervision of the physician.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum Education
High School or equivalent OR Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program

Experience
Completion of a Medical Assistant program or 1-year experience in a clinical capacity

Licensure
Current American Heart Association BLS CPR card

** Approved Certifications for additional certification pay (.50):
NHA- National Health Career Association
NAHP- National Association for Health Professionals
NCCT- National Center for Competency Testing

#CB Keywords: MA ; CMMA ; Med Asst

Job Requirements

 
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