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Medical Assistant in Inman, SC at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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    Inman, SC
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Job Description

Position Summary

The Medical Assistant is cross-trained on both clinical and administrative responsibilities.  The clinical aspects include recording vital signs when interacting with patients, compiling patients' medical histories and administering medications under direction of a supervising physician.  The administrative aspects can include everything from scheduling appointments to billing and assisting patients in filling out insurance forms.

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.

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

Current CPR certification