MEDICAL ASSISTANT - ORTHOPEDICS: Full-time (80 hours per pay period), weekdays, eligible for full benefits. Position located within the UVM Health Network Porter-owned outpatient practice located in Middlebury, VT.
Escort patients to exam rooms and assist with transferring and positioning.
Assist practitioner with examinations and/or treatments and give instructions to patients as requested by the practitioner.
Maintain cleanliness in examination rooms and request supplies to maintain adequate stock.
Takes patient blood pressure, weight, pulse, temperature and/or respiration, pain level as needed and complete patient statistical history information during medical visit.
Relay results of certain diagnostic tests to patients when indicated by the physician.
Attend required inservice trainings, clinical and staff meetings
Performs routine EKG, venipuncture, glucose screening.
Administer approved medications per Medication Administration Protocol
Assist in general office procedures and cover receptionist duties as needed.
Complete appropriate documentation in patient records.
Other duties as assigned.
For more information on Porter Orthopedics, please visit: http://www.portermedical.org/orthopedics.html
Salary Range: Min/Hour: $16.03 Mid/Hour: $20.04 Max/Hour: $24.04
High school diploma or equivalent.
Up to one year experience in medical setting with certification as a Medical Assistant or equivalent training and/or experience preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to work under pressure and be able to adapt to medical situations.
Ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours/day, bend, stoop, twist, assist patients in turning, assist patient in arising from exam table, push wheelchair patients, and assist patient in arising from and returning to wheelchair.