Provides direct patient care, checks-in patients for clinical visit by obtaining vital signs and other data collection, performs basic lab tests including waived testing and phlebotomy, assists providers with contraceptive and medical procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician in a college-health ambulatory care environment. Prepares medications and administers routine immunizations following routine medical assisting techniques and procedures and with a medical provider authorization. Maintains a safe patient care environment, performs routine clerical functions, transports patients, and records pertinent medical health information in the electronic health record.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require registration as a Nurse Aide by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA.)
Technical knowledge – full knowledge of appropriate patient care techniques and procedures. Full knowledge of standard procedures and practices of Medical Assisting, specifically preparing medications and administering immunizations. Client Customer Services – ability to anticipate patient needs. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients and their families by listening, understanding and responding to identified needs. Communication – ability to communicate information in a concise and descriptive manner. Ability to use interview techniques that assist the patient in describing his/her symptoms and assist in discerning the situation. Knowledge of communication techniques.
High School graduate. Completion of an approved Medical Assistant Program.
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