Medical Assistant
ALTRES - Lihue, HI

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Start date: ASAP

40 hours/week
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, and physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Schedule appointments for patients.
  • Greet and log-in patients arriving at office or clinic.
  • Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests and/or admission.
  • Perform general office duties such as answering telephones, taking dictation, and completing insurance forms.
  • Take inventory and order medical, lab, and office supplies and equipment.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.

Required Education and Qualifications:
  • Must have current BLS certification.

About this company
For over 40 years ALTRES has been supporting our island community. As Hawaii's largest locally-owned staffing company we match thousands of...