Medical Assistant - UMC Center for Fam Med in Greenville, SC at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Summary
The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with direct patient care. S/he is educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the medical care environment.

Minimum Requirements
Education: High school diploma or GED required
Experience: One to two years of medical office experience is preferred

Required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications
Certification as Medical Assistant (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant(AMT) is required

Core Job Responsibilities
• Measure and record vital signs, takes patient medical history and chief complaint. Record information accurately in    the medical chart.
• Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies. 
• Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment.
• Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments
• Prepare patient for examination
• Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens
• Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery
• Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures.
• Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies
• Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider's orders
• Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections
• Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider
• Use CPR skills when required
• Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards
• Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards
• Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times
• Perform other duties as requested