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Medical Assistant

Posted: November 09, 2023
Salary:US$17 - US$20 per hour + PTO, Health, Dental, Vision, 401k
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Urgently Hiring for a Medical Assistant in Kenwood!

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Medical Assistant to join our healthcare team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in providing support to physicians and ensuring efficient patient care. If you are a skilled and compassionate Medical Assistant with a commitment to excellence, we invite you to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Escorts patients: Guide and accompany patients to and from exam rooms, physician offices, and treatment rooms as appropriate, ensuring their comfort and well-being.

  • Records patient data: Document patient information before each physician visit, including vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.

  • Obtains patient records: Gather all necessary patient records required by physicians before treatments or procedures.

  • Room preparation: Prepare and stock exam/treatment rooms, ensuring they are well-equipped and orderly. Order necessary supplies as needed.

  • Assists physicians: Support physicians during exams and procedures as requested, providing a helping hand to ensure smooth operations.

  • Administers injections: Perform subcutaneous and intramuscular injections as delegated by RN or physician, adhering to established protocols.

  • Disinfection protocols: Maintain all exam/treatment rooms following disinfection protocols to ensure a clean and safe environment.

  • Patient communication: Answer patient telephone calls, providing appropriate information or referring them to physicians, nurses, or pharmacists as needed. Phone in prescriptions and make other patient calls directed by physicians and RN.

  • Appointment management: Inform physicians of patient reschedules and no-shows to ensure effective scheduling.

  • Administrative duties: Perform various administrative tasks such as typing, filing, faxing, chart preparation, reception, etc., as requested by supervisor or physician.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a recognized Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy program.

  • Skills: Proficient in medical terminology, EMR systems, and basic computer skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and patient needs.

If you are a compassionate and detail-oriented Medical Assistant seeking a rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to providing exceptional patient care in a supportive healthcare environment. #medixhc