Assist practitioners in the preparation and treatment of patients
under the supervision of a licensed physician.
Reports to: MA Team Coordinator
Areas of Responsibility: Become proficient in all
areas of responsibility, including but not limited to:
- After orientation will independently function in one of the MA roles
- Build relationships with patients, staff and providers to ensure
excellent customer service.
- Communicate with providers, other staff, and patients to promote
optimum clinic flow.
- Learn and follow PHC policies, procedures, and methods pertaining
to the job.
- Room patients, take and document vital signs including height,
weight, BMI. Temperature, respirations, and blood pressure.
- Collect and document patient history.
- Perform routine screening procedures such as hearing and vision
test and document findings.
- Perform various medical assistant procedures, including but not
limited to; fingersticks for hemoglobin checks, ear washes,
nebulizer treatments, urine dipsticks, specimen collection for
throat and/or urine cultures, and wound cleaning, and PPD placement,
INR, glucose, HCG, Hemoglobin A1C.
- Administer immunizations, document in ECW & CAIR
- Ensure that all logs, forms, records, and charts are complete,
thorough, and accurate.
- Documents freezer & refrigerator temperature.
- Prepare treatment rooms, equipment and supplies in a timely manner
to ensure optimum flow.
- Provide patient education and follow-up care instructions.
- Perform panel management and non-visit tasks as assigned by
provider or RN.
- Practice standard safety precautions, to ensure safety to self,
other staff, and patients including handling of contained waste and
sharps, and cleaning the Ultrasound machine & EKG machine.
- Recommend improvement in processes and practices through the
- Take an accurate message & respond in a timely manner.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. General outpatient clinic environment; however the work
environments vary among the various clinics. The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to sit ergonomically correctly; use hands to finger, handle
or feel, ability to talk and/or hear. The employee is required to
stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop,
kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move
up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to XX pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
the ability to focus. Repetitive motion with word processing and data
entry. Heavy phone use.