Salary: $0.00 to $1.00 /hour
The Certified Medical Assistant works as a part of the clinical provider team and assists providers in the provision of primary health care to those patients presenting for assistance at Memphis Health Center. The Medical Assistant/Clinic Aide provides limited direct and indirect patient services and performs specific procedures, as authorized by training and provider direction. The Medical Assistant holds a BLS/CPR Certification as well as a current Medical Assistant Certification in the State of Tennessee.
v Assure comfort and prompt attention to all patients.
v Collect specimens and venipuncture for processing and packaging, with appropriate paperwork, for the Clinic laboratory.
v Conduct all routine procedures as requested, including hearing and sight examinations.
v Perform routine laboratory procedures and waived testing when necessary.
v Assist Providers in healthcare activities, performance of diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures.
v Assure complete, accurate and timely documentation of patient activities in EHR.
v Responsible to the provider and team leaders assigned to on a daily basis.
v Assist with examinations and procedures that are carried out by providers.
v Schedule appointments, surgeries and referrals.
v Assure patient information has been abstracted electronically in EHR.
v Assist with answering telephones and returning all patient telephone calls within 24 to 48 hours.
v Responsible for routing faxes appropriately
v Cleans, stock rooms and order supplies.
v Clean and sterilize supplies, rooms and equipment.
v Take patients’ vital signs, heights, weights etc.
v Collect and label urine/sputum specimens.
v Administer therapies and procedures as directed by the provider.
v Ensure patient confidentiality and provide patients with needed information.
v Perform other duties as may be requested to assist in keeping the organization compliant with all applicable standards.
v One (1) year of experience in a medical setting or facility preferred.
v Current Medical Assistant Certification.
v Basic familiarity with routine medical protocol and terminology.
Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)