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Medical Assistant

Actalent

02/23/2022

Posting ID: JP-002665170

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Description:

Under the direction of a clinician, performs various patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the needs of patients in an OB/GYN clinic practice. Prepares equipment and assists clinicians during patient examinations and treatment.

JOB DUTIES:

• Rooms 20-24 patients a day on average

• Will likely support multiple providers - will not be a 1:1 ratio

• Obtains patients’ history and takes vital signs: temperature, pulse, blood pressure and weight/height

• Updates and maintains clinicians’ daily office schedule

• Answers and responds to patients phone calls

• Schedules laboratory tests, x-rays, special tests and procedures as instructed by the clinician

• Correctly label all specimens

• May perform blood draws

• Enters patient’s medical history into EMR (Epic)

• Works collaboratively with other members of the health care team

• Audits coding after patient encounter completed to verify services rendered are documented in EMR correctly

• Maintains a clean working environment

• Assists clinician in completing work release (FMLA) paperwork

• Reviews and maintains various logs and records

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

MUST HAVES:

• High School Diploma or GED

• Medical Assistant Certification from Nationally accredited program (AAMA, NCCT, RMA, AMT, etc.) OR ability to obtain certification within first year of hire

• Will also accept an LPN cert in lieu of a MA cert

• CPR certified (or ability to be certified within first 90 days of hire)

• Experience with EMRs - Epic experience is preferred

• Works well with teams/team player

• Strong communication skills both written and orally

• Service mindset

Best v. Avg:

• Phlebotomy experience

• Experience with Epic

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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