Job Description

Job Title 
Medical Assistant - Per-Diem
Requisition ID
27047218

Begin Date 
10/1/18

Duration 

Location 
Snoqualmie, WA 98065

Other Location 
Description

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - PER-DIEM

OBJECTIVE SUMMARY: Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a physician.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician
  • Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records
  • Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, and physician’s instructions to patients
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Medical Assistant Certification and/or Licensed Practical Nurse

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Need one or two years of on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers

SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of the English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules, of composition and grammar
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases and deformities

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Exposure to all patient infectious disease and body fluids

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. Job requires being honest and ethical. Requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Lifting, bending, stooping, stretching, and kneeling

OTHER DUTIES – Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Skills

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