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Medical Assistant

Employer:

West Texas Medical Associates

Posted: September 05, 2013

Qualifications/Duties

Seeking an exceptional Medical Assistant to work in our growing Pediatric Department. Must be organized, efficient, and have the ability to multi-task. This individual must have at least 1 year experience in the medical field and/or a current medical assistant certification. Good communication and computer skills are required.

 

Job Specific Responsibilities

•Answer phones, schedule and confirm patients’ appointments, enroll new patients, and answer patient medical questions over the phone

•Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, and information such as test results in medical records

•Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping rooms neat, clean, and well stocked with supplies, and make supply order requests to the purchasing department

•Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height

•Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies

•Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician

•Take patients to their examination rooms and prepare them for the physician

•Explain treatment procedures, medications, and physicians’ instructions to patients

•Assist physicians in medical procedures by handing them instruments and materials or performing tasks such as administering injections, and administering tests

•Perform basic procedures such as suture removal, wound care, EKG, ear irrigations, breathing treatments, and administering vision tests

•Enter and code diagnoses and complete and maintain appropriate forms and documentation

•Prepare medical charts and manage scheduling

•Order vaccines and maintain vaccine inventory and reports

•Refill prescription medication and provide prescription information to pharmacies

•Monitor, record, and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions

Days/Times

Monday- Friday, 8-5 (flexible

Salary

$8.50-10.00/hr

Contact

For more information or to apply, please visit our website at http://www.wtmedical.com/jobs.php

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