Medical Assistant, SW Portland (ID3832)

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Medical Assistant, SW Portland

Medical Assistant, SW Portland (ID3832)
SW Portland
$17-20/hr
40hrs

Job Details

Med-X Staffing Services is seeking a credentialed Medical Assistant to join a busy specialty office in SW Portland. The MA will assist providers in the examination and treatment of patients, following established standards and practices as directed y the Physician and/or Physician Assistant leader.

Daily Duties:

  • Greet and escort patients to exam room and discharge counter
  • Obtain patient history; assess/triage patient, measure vital signs, and record information on chart.
  • Explain treatment procedures and prepare patient and exam room.
  • Position instruments and hand to physician during procedure as directed. Clean and sterilize equipment after use.
  • Administer injections, medication, dress/bandage wounds and incisions and assist physician with any procedures.
  • Perform dosage calculations for administering medications.
  • Remove sutures and changes sterile and non-sterile dressings.
  • Perform quality checks on medical equipment.
  • Complete call backs, arrange referrals and testing, schedule follow up appointments.


Requirements:

  • Completion of accredited medical assisting program and current MA credential
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, telephone, customer service, organizing and time management skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to read and write medical terminology
  • Ability to actively participate in team oriented processes
  • Basic computer skills with familiarity with electronic medical records
  • CPR certification
  • Supports and contributes to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures.

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Job Type

Full-Time