Medical Assistant - CMC ICC

  • Gaffney, SC
  • Cherokee Medical Center
  • Immediate Care Center-CMC
  • Full-Time - Days (weekends as needed) - 8a-5p M-F, Possible Weekends
  • Clinical Technicians
  • Job Grade 012
  • Req #: 37890
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Summary

Position Summary
The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with direct patient care. S/he is educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the medical care environment.

Minimum Requirements
Education: High school diploma or GED required
Experience: One to two years of medical office experience is preferred

Required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications
Certification as Medical Assistant (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (AMT) is REQUIRED

Current CPR Certification Required

Core Job Responsibilities
· Medical Assistants will measure and record vital signs, take patient medical history and chief     complaint and record information accurately in the medical chart
· Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies 
· Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment.
· Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments
· Prepare patient for examination
· Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens
· Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery
· Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures
· Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies
· Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider's orders
· Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections
· Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider
· Use CPR skills when required
· Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards
· Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards
· Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times
· Perform other duties as requested

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