Medical Assistant, PRN

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a nurse practitioner, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or physician. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES * Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. Performs select clinical duties. * Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. * Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing. * Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment. * Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. * Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION * High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of accredited school of medical assisting or combination of equivalent education and experience EXPERIENCE * No experience required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS * Constant standing and walking. * Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. * Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc. * Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs. * Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry. * Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors. * Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements. * Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships. * Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs. * Occasional lifting/moving patients. * Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors. * Occasional driving.

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