(This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)
1. Assists with office procedures and provides direct patient care.
2. Obtain and document patient history and vital signs (i.e., height, weight, BP).
3. Performs a wide range of clerical duties that may include: obtaining test results, tracking labs, documenting information as needed, helping to schedule follow-up appointments, procedures and tests.
4. Clean exam room tables, chairs, surfaces, blood pressure cuffs, patient care equipment and other equipment as needed. Keep exam rooms stocked with supplies.
5. May help order and stock educational material and medical supplies.
6. Organize and maintain nurse’s stations and medication rooms as needed.
7. Occasionally cover for other non-licensed staff as deemed necessary.
8. Complete special projects as assigned.
9. Attend staff meetings as required.
10. Participate in department quality improvement activities, clinical safety, infection control and hazardous materials programs and activities.
11. Maintains strict confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA.
36 Hours Per Week
High School diploma or equivalent. Certification with one of the following agencies preferred but not required; American Association of Medical Assistants (AMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants (CMAA). Note: Those who have graduated from a CNA program or EMT program may also be considered, although the MA program is preferable. Current AHA BLS certification at time of hire.
CNA ~ considered with CNA certificate and minimum 6 months of hands-on medical office experience.
EMT ~ considered with EMT certificate and minimum of 6 months experience as EMT.
MA ~ considered with MA certificate from MA training program/school without experience OR minimum 6 months hands-on medical office experience without MA certificate (proof of competencies (letter of training) learned while working in MD office).