Medical Assistant (CMA or RMA) - Pardeeville Clinic

  • Divine Savior Healthcare
  • 102 Gillette Street Pardeeville Wisconsin 53954 United States
  • Jan 09, 2019
Part-time Allied Health

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides primary health care services to patient; assists with various procedures; assures that physician's patient schedule flows smoothly and efficiently on a daily basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares patient for physician exam by taking blood pressure, temperature, weight, height, and updating patient chart with current health information.
  • Assists physician in examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patient.
  • Schedules patient testing with appropriate departments and hospital admissions. Prepares and orders diagnostic tests including x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory tests according to physician orders and
    informs patient with instructions and follow-up.
  • Prepares and administers medication and immunizations as prescribed by physician and according to state and federal regulations.
  • Takes phone calls from patients seeking medical advice, consults with physician for care instructions and calls patient with follow-up information.
  • Documents according to established standards.
  • Assures rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient; puts equipment away after each procedure; puts biohazardous material in proper waste containers. Cleans and prepares instruments for sterilization in surgery department.
  • Maintains and restocks medications and medical supplies. Orders medications and supplies as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as opportunities arise.
  • Educational Qualifications:

    • Degree from an accredited Medical Assistant program.
    • Current Medical Assistant certification or with 6 months of employment. 
    Work Relationship:
    • Reports directly to the Clinic Director and Clinic Supervisor.
    • Works directly with physicians and nursing staff.
    • Occasional contact with staff from other patient care departments.
    • Extensive contact with patients.
    • Regular contact with families.
    • Occasional contact with the public.
       

    Working Conditions:

    • Work is performed largely in a pleasant hospital environment.
    • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts, has risk of electrical shock and radiation
    • Occasionally work in outside weather conditions, wet/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals
    • Regular exposure to hazardous material such as needle punctures, blood and body fluids.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.