Certified Medical Assistant
Avera Health 2 reviews - Aberdeen, SD

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Certification Required §
Assists in care to patients as directed by nursing staff or physician. §

Interviews patients initially, getting history and vital signs, reviewing medications. §

Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination and testing of patients. §

Maintains timely flow of patients. Ability to reprioritize on constant basis to maintain clinic flow. §

Review returned labs in timely manner. Reviews critical labs with nurse for follow up with physician and or patient. Be aware of why specific lab was ordered, what expected results should be and what to do with expected/unexpected results. §

Take part in chart preparation per clinic protocol (making sure reports in place, labs completed, etc.). §

Responsible for clinic clean-up (following thru with orders given by provider, getting order to correct place, scheduling appointments, etc.). §

Provide back-up help for front desk personnel. This may include answering telephone, scheduling and cancelling appointments, and scheduling consult patients. §

Organizes and follows through on medical reports and records of patients. §

Maintains patient confidentiality. §

Responsible for maintaining skills through continuing education. §

Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested. §

Ability to work well with others and as a team member. §

Ability to alter schedule to meet the needs of the clinic patients and to cover for vacations. §

Computer skills necessary, knowledge of current scheduling system. §

Ability to perform venipuncture and complete lab requisitions.

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