Medical Assistant II (790)
Mercy Health System WI - Lake Geneva, WI

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JOB SUMMARY: Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Physician by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment. Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed. Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials. Operates electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests. Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests. Schedules appointments, receives money for bills, keeps x-ray and other medical records, performs secretarial tasks, and completes insurance forms. Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records. Keeps billing records, enters financial transactions into bookkeeping ledgers, and computes and mails monthly statements to patients.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCE: One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATIOIN/LICENSURE: Graduate of Medical Assistant program required. CPR certification required. Experience in a clinic setting. MUST BE CERTIFIED BY AAMA OR AMT.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Trained to perform EKG's. Trained in phlebtomy and lab specimen collection.
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.