Medical Assistant (Hospital)

Posted Date 6 days ago(11/24/2021 8:50 AM)
Job ID
2021-22504
Job City
Carmel
Job State
Indiana

Overview

Knowledge Services has a direct hire opportunity for for a Medical Assistant (Hospital) for one of our clients in Carmel, IN.

 

Pay $17-20/hr depending on experience

M-F 8am-5pm (40 hours per week)

Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant will have the following responsibilities.

  • Responsible for calling consults as directed by physicians.
  • Responsible for communicating with the lead physician the assignments for the day.
  • Performs nursing and administrative duties.
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes patient vital signs, reviews medications and allergies with the patient and enters all health questionnaire information into the EMR. 
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.
  • Gives injections.
  • Applies splints and dressings as ordered.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • Assists physicians or nurse practitioners in preparing for surgical procedures, Pap Smears, 24-hour BP monitoring and physicals.
  • Verifies all patients by DOB (date of birth) and full name.
  • Performs procedures and accompanying paperwork for EKG’s, BP monitoring, staple and suture removal, and Pap Smears when applicable.
  • Promotes office discharge process as follows: Schedules requested testing, outside physician appointments, writes or enters required lab orders and prescriptions then gives all information to patient with instructions or faxes orders and/or prescriptions to the appropriate facility or pharmacy.
  • Triages telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Responsible for restocking examination rooms weekly.
  • Responsible for obtaining lab and testing results for physicians/nurse practitioners and referring physicians.
  • Updates and maintains patient medical records in EMR system. Responsible for obtaining referral numbers if referral is requested.
  • Participates in professional development activities, including CPR and TB training, and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintains clean work environment in patient care areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The Medical Assistant should have the following qualifications.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Medical Assistant Training from an Accredited School.
  • CPR Certification required and maintained.
  • Experience working in a clinical environment. 

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