Assists providers in the administration of patient care in assigned clinical areas. Assists with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatment, and dressing changes.
Performs general administrative duties in accordance with JCAHO, CLIA, NCQA and government standards, as well as company policies and procedures.
Essential Functions : Reviews charts prior to patients’ scheduled appointment to assure that all requested lab work and diagnostic procedures have been completed and that reports have been returned and are accessible to the provider.
Reviews charts for current medications, treatments, height, weight and problem list. Obtains and records patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, height, weight and blood pressure and reason for visit.
Directs patients to examination rooms; assists in preparing patients for examination; assists patients in undressing, dressing and getting on and off of the examination table.
Notifies provider of patient’s arrival and readiness for their examination.
Graduate of medical assistant program. Experience : One year related work experience in a medical office.