Certified Medical Assistant – RHC – Full Time

Department

Rural Health Clinic

Job Summary

Performs and assists with delegated procedures, records data in medical record, and serves as a liaison between patient/family and provider. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Class I..

Job Qualifications

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Completion of a Medical Assistant Program.
  • Personal job-related skills: Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Licensure, registry or certification: High school graduate or equivalent. Completion of a Medical Assistant Program.
  • Prior Work Experience:  Previous experience Preferred 
  • Technical Training: None Required
  • Physical and Mental Requirements: Duties of position require intermittent walking, sitting, standing and lifting up to 40 pounds

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively performs and assists with delegated procedures
  • Records observations and evaluations of patient response in medical record
  • Safely assists patients to and from the waiting room for appointment.
  • Prepares patients for exams and procedures by obtaining blood pressure,
    weight, height and subjective information related to patient’s health.
  • Assists with surgical procedures performed in the clinic or hospital.
  • Administers drugs or medications by protocol, either orally or by injection
    with provider order. Documents orders in patient medical record.
  • Obtains and performs waive testing on blood and urine specimens
  • Accepts and documents verbal orders from the provider.
  • Performs Venipuncture (phlebotomy) per physician request.
  • Assists in Cast Application and Removal per physician request.
  • Refills prescription requests per physician request.
  • Performs EKGs (Electrocardiograms) per physician request.
  • Serves as a liaison between patient/family and provider by collecting data and sharing information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ensures that inventory for supplies and equipment is appropriate. Exam rooms are stocked and checked for cleanliness.
  • Maintains minimum formulary levels and performs monthly internal inventory.
  • Monitors sample inventory and disposes of expired samples.
  • Follows Standard Precautions for Infection Control

Other Significant Requirements

  • Schedules patient appointments as required.
  • Consistently maintains confidentiality of patient records
  • Adheres to and supports organizational policy and procedures
  • Demonstrates courteous, compassionate and efficient service to our customers, both internal and external
  • Works cooperatively, effectively and respectfully with others.
  • Represents the organization in a professional manner at all times.
  • Performs other position-appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner

Benefits

    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance
    • On Demand Pay

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