1) Prepare patients for appointment (e.g. greet patients and escort to exam room, collect and document vital signs; document patient reason for visit, current medications, allergies, smoking status and pharmacy of choice in electronic medical record). Assist patients in moving from carts, wheelchairs, etc. onto exam tables.
2) Perform phlebotomy and Point of Care testing including rapid strep tests, urine dipsticks, glucose tests and urine pregnancy tests.
3) Perform procedure and tasks (e.g. EKGs, aerosol nebulizer treatments, basic visual acuity tests, ear and eye irrigation, peak flow testing and particulate respirator fit tests. Examine, clean and dress wounds, bites, burns; apply elastic bandages, arm slings, knee immobilizers and finger splints; fit patients for crutches and teach crutch-walking ).
4) Assist providers with procedures (e.g. wound care or PAP smear).
5) Maintain general appearance and cleanliness of exam rooms and nursing station (e.g. bag soiled linen and distribute clean linen, prepare and transport instruments for sterilization, monitor level of clinic supplies, stock exam rooms and store new items upon delivery).
6) Schedule patient appointments and assist with check in of patients.
7) Review and prepare patient forms for signature by nurse and/or physician.
2) Interactive communication.
3) Effective and appropriate application of medical knowledge.
1) Ability to sit or stand for 4 hours or more.
2) Ability to use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
3) Work may involve assisting patients in transferring to and from chairs, wheelchairs, exam tables and gurneys. Current lifting procedures must be followed.
4) Duties performed require potential exposure to blood borne pathogens.
5) Occupational risk for exposure to infectious material and communicable diseases.
6) Required annual TB control training and/or other health screenings.
7) Scheduled work hours may change depending on clinic needs. Rotating schedule including 4, 6, 8, 9 or 10 hour shifts may be required. Some weekend hours may be required.
8) Work may be performed in varied locations inside/outside of the clinical setting including other campus or offsite locations.
1) Completion of medical assistant training.
2) Completion of phlebotomy training.
1) 2 years in ambulatory care setting.
2) Ability to collect and process specimens collected from patients.
3) Ability to Use Standard Office Equipment.
4) Ability to collect and record vital signs.
Licenses and Certifications
1) Certified Medical Assistant Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants or American Medical Technologists.
2) Phlebotomy certification from American Medical Technologists, National Center for Competency Testing or American Society for Clinical Pathology.
3) Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information (3)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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