Responsible for providing a variety of patient care activities under the supervision of a physician, physician extender, or registered nurse in accordance with established guidelines and standards.
1.Meets and greets patients;
2.Obtains appropriate patient information and medical history;
3.Accurately completes and documents patient medical and physical histories and otherrelated items in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR);
4.Records vital signs; Performs EKG, spirometry and or other similar office procedures;
5.Aids the physician, extender, and or nursing staff during treatment, examination, and ortesting of patients - may include injections and immunizations;
6.Prepares and maintains examination/treatment rooms, including inventory of suppliesand equipment;
7. Under the supervision of a licensed personnel, distributes educational information and instructions for patient care, diagnostics, and other appropriate treatments;
8. Coordinates telephone and inbasket requests to refill prescription drug medications in accordance with physician instructions;
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High School diploma or GED.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: No experience required.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: None.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
ACLS through the American Heart Association: required as needed by the practice.
School: Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP); or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES); or similarly recognized accrediting organization or completion of a Nursing Assistant program.
Previous experience in medical office environment, such as internship.
Certification: Candidate must possess a certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); or a similarly recognized certifying organization.