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Practice Medical Assistant

Company: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

This is a Float position for the North Carolina Physician Practice OfficesThe Practice Medical Assistant is responsible for the efficient and daily operation of the patient care and laboratory areas of the practice. This includes all clinical encounters with patients either in-person or via telephone; facilitation of medical/clinical communication among providers, staff, patients, and family, and prompt response to requests for information from the provider or patient community.Essential Duties and Responsibilities These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks may be assigned.+ Obtain vitals for each patient prior to physician encounter+ Triage patients either via telephone or in-person+ Chaperone patient encounter with physician as requested and/or required+ Perform EKGs as ordered by the physician+ Perform phlebotomy as ordered by the physician+ Prepare requisitions for laboratory requests+ Provide injections/immunizations as ordered by the physician+ Provide dressing changes as ordered by the physician+ Coordinate homecare and Physical Therapy as ordered by the physician+ Order prescriptions and/or coordinate pharmaceutical orders via telephone and/or electronic means as ordered by the physician+ Provide patient education+ Respond to telephone requests from patients and/or caregivers in a timely manner+ Retrieve diagnostic results+ Utilize autoclave for sterilization of instruments+ Maintain clinical procedure manual+ Inventory medical supplies, to include immunizations and injectablesStock exam room and procedure roomsQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and Experience Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or equivalentPreferred Education: Graduation from an approved Medical Assistant programExperience: 2+ years in a medical practice or related field with strong knowledge of HIPPA regulationsCertificates, Licenses, Registrations Certification as a Medical Assistant is preferred. AHA BLS certification at hire or within 90 days in position

Keywords: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Chesapeake , Practice Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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