Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Medical Assistant-UMC Center for Pediatrics in Union, South Carolina
Position Summary The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with direct patient care. S/he is educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the medical care environment.
Minimum Requirements Education: High school diploma or GED required Experience: One to two years of medical office experience is preferred
Required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications Certification as Medical Assistant (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (AMT) is REQUIRED
Core Job Responsibilities · Medical Assistants will measure and record vital signs, take patient medical history and chief complaint and record information accurately in the medical chart · Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies · Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment. · Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments · Prepare patient for examination · Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens · Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery · Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures · Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies · Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider's orders · Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections · Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider · Use CPR skills when required · Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards · Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards · Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times · Perform other duties as requested