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Medical Assistant

Responsibilities:

Assist provider with patient care as assigned but not limited to the following:

  • Escort patient to and from exam room and help patient prepare for exam.
  • Take patient vitals when requested by provider.
  • Documentation in Electronic Health Record
  • Clean and straighten exam room between patients.
  • Organize patient flow according to protocol.
  • Prepare syringes according to protocol.
  • Administer local anesthetic - subcutaneous and intra-muscular.
  • Assist provider with injectable procedures.
  • Remove sutures.
  • Ensure completion of forms and appropriate requisitions.
  • Set-up, clean, sterilize and inventory all medical equipment and instruments including procedure tray according to instructions.
  • Prepare pathology and lab specimens. Route to correct lab as required by patient's insurance. Maintain accurate pathology log.
  • Notify providers and patients of pathology and lab results.
  • Respond to patient questions in office and on phone as instructed.
  • Schedule or re-schedule appointments with providers, specialists as necessary. Send appropriate records as necessary.
  • Work in compliance with OSHA, bloodborne pathogen standards.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with HIPAA standards.
  • Adherence to the healthcare compliance policy.
  • Document and keep current appropriate records for maintenance programs.
  • Maintain medication samples, discard out-of-date supplies, and keep appropriate records.
  • Maintain infection control. Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms, and keep supply cabinets well stocked.
  • Order, sort, re-stock, and inventory all medical supplies.
  • Document all medical instructions given to patients.
  • Occasional pulling and filing of patient charts.
  • Prepare patients for laser procedures and/or fill liquid nitrogen canister (as required at your location).

Qualifications

  • Completion of a formal Medical Assistant program OR a bachelor's degree program in a pre-med or pre-physician's assistant track required.
  • At least 1 year of recent experience as a medical assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant or other clinically based patient care experience.
  • An ability to work independently, excellent communications skills, organizational skills and flexibility required
  • Professionalism and strong customer service skills is a must.

Medical Assistant

Careers at Anne Arundel Dermatology, Mid Atlantic Region
Annapolis, MD
Full Time

Published on 11/25/2021

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