Medical Assistant (ID 7212)

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Medical Assistant - NE Portland, OR

Medical Assistant (ID 7212)

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Why work with Med-X Staffing Services, because we look for the right position the first time. As noted by one of our candidates, "... I was very impressed, both with your work ethic and professionalism and also how quickly you were able to make things happen." Let us get your resume to the top. Apply today!

Med-X Staffing Services seeks to fill 4 Medical Assisting positions located in NE Portland. These positions offer a Medical Assistant excellent benefits with good working environments. The positions available are in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Dermatology.

Duties:

Clerical:

a.       Completely fills out the laboratory, x-ray, and referral forms

b.      Calls pharmacy with refills as directed by a physician

Room and Patient Preparation:

a.       Prepares exam room with needed equipment for the various exams

b.      Assists the patients to the exam room

c.       Has patient undress according to the type of complaint or procedure patient is being seen for

d.      Obtains vital signs (height, weight, urine, smoking status, vision, etc.) for the selected exam or as directed by the physician

Patient Care:

a.       Assists the physician with any procedures while maintaining the comfort, privacy, confidentiality, and well-being of the patient

b.      Administers medications and injections as directed by a physician or nurse.  Documents the medication, dose, manufacturer, lot number, and expiration date in the          patient’s chart

c.       Applies any kind of orthopedic device, such as—but not limited to—slings and various kinds, splints, Ace bandages, dressings, etc. as directed by a physician

d.      Assists the physician with exams, medical procedures, and treatments, including:

         i.     Pelvic/PAP smears

         ii.     Minor surgical procedures (i.e. excisions, incisions, wound drainage)

         iii.     Biopsies

         iv.     KOH and wet mounts

         v.     Exercise treadmills

Qualifications:

1) Current valid certification for medical assisting from AAMA, RMA, or NCCT

2) Current valid CPR certification

3) Involves standing, walking, and some lifting

4) Knowledge of biohazard precautions and the use of the precautions

Salary: $21 - $24/hour

$1,000 Sign On Bonus

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