NANETTE COOK, MD, OB-GYN, PC Medical Assistant Smyrna, GA · Full time

Medical assistant

Description

Job Summary:

Medical Assistant:

Assists physicians, and Nurse practitioners by performing administrative and

clinical duties under the direction of a physician.

Administrative duties

Include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, answering phones.

Clinical duties

Preparing treatment room for patient exams, recording patient medical history, and

cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment.

 General Accountabilities

● Escort patients to exam rooms, measure vital signs, including weight,

blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and document all information in patient’s chart.

● Ensure all related reports, labs and information is filled out and available in patients’ medical records prior to their appointment

● Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations; Assist physician and nurse practitioner

in exam rooms

● Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare

sterilization as required; Properly disposes of contaminated supplies

● Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)

● Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/physician/pharmacy calls (KLARA & Healow)

● Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Job Qualifications

● Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent substitute.

● Minimum Experience: 2 years; combined education/experience as substitute for minimum

experience.

● Minimum Certifications and/or Licenses: CPR and first aid certification required; certification

as a medical assistant (CMA) preferred.

● Minimum Skills: Experience with EMR, MS Word, Excel, MS outlook.

Skills:

● Good verbal and written communication skills.

● Skills in answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner and using a multi-line phone system.

● Be able to prioritize workload while remaining flexible.

● Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

Work Environment

• This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Salary

$17 - $23 per hour