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Medical Assistant

Posted: November 20, 2023
Salary:US$17.00 - US$19 per hour
Job type: Permanent
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Execute laboratory responsibilities:

  1. Obtain from patients specimens, including blood, urine, sputum, etc. as directed by clinicians while following safety standards.
  2. Prepare specimen samples for pick-up
  3. Perform simple assays (i.e. fingerstick, glucose, urine dipstick analysis, stool for occult blood, urine pregnancy test) under the direction of clinicians
  4. Administer nebulizer treatments under the supervision of clinicians
  5. Carry out physician's order for medications and immunizations with proper verification
  6. Ensure immunization follow ups are sent in a timely manner and maintain accurate immunization records and inventory
  7. Maintain lab area cleanliness and ensure containment of hazardous waste
  8. Check and calibrate laboratory equipment and log daily.
  9. Perform EKG, spirometry, peak flow measurement, and CHDP required services (i.e. audio, vision, physical, and emotional growth measurements) as ordered by clinicians
  10. Retrieve laboratory results from printer, monitor and cross reference with orders, and disseminate labs to clinicians for review
  11. Ensure that laboratory results are in patient's medical record before appointment and contact laboratory if results are not in the chart.
  12. Monitor and inventory laboratory supplies and order as needed
  13. Assist in providing pharmaceutical products and devices to patients under supervision of providers

Perform back office responsibilities:

  1. Perform accurate and timely patient history intake per protocol
  2. Provide back office support to clinicians including assist in procedures and provide chaperonage as needed
  3. Prepare patient for visit by providing instructions, taking vital signs, temperature and other measurements
  4. Clean and prepare examination rooms making sure instruments and/or specimen kits are ready at time of visit
  5. Discharge patients by providing education, information, and instructions as instructed by clinicians
  6. Ensure charts and pertinent test results are available prior to clinicians' direct/telephone interaction with patient.