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Medical Assistant

Company: MetroDerm
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
The Medical Assistant is to provide assistance to the licensed-medical provider
in multiple settings including the clinic and surgical settings. They are to
provide safe, knowledgeable, compassionate individualized care to all patients.
This position may be required to float to multiple locations. Essential Duties and
Responsibilities: The following duties and
responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are
not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned. - Serve as a patient advocate during patient exam and treatment - Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure
their vital signs, weight, and height. - Show patients to examination rooms, procedure rooms or operative
rooms and prepare them for the physician. - Record patients' medical history, medications, allergies, vital
statistics and information such as test results in medical records. - Ensure proper consent forms are obtained prior to preparing a
patient for treatment - Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
following safety protocol of right dose, right patient, right route, right drug
and noting expiration date - Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the
specimens, and prepare them for testing. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, wound care
instructions and physicians' instructions to patients. - Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them
instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and
removing sutures. - Under Provider direction, authorize drug refills and provide
prescription information to pharmacies. - Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the
rooms neat and clean. - Inspects sterile items prior to opening and lay supplies out on
sterile field in an organized manner - Assist physician with surgical procedure while maintaining
sterile field - Assess the patient's condition throughout the exam, procedure or
surgery according to the facility's policies and notify physician and RN of any
indication of distress - Responsible for cleaning room and medical equipment in between
each patient and at the end of the day. - Correctly disposes of infection waste and biohazard materials - Change dressings on wounds. - Performs accurate documentation of all procedures in a timely
manner - Maintain patient confidentiality and data integrity in
accordance with Health Information Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) - Adhere to all safety policies and procedures in performing job
duties and responsibilities while supporting a culture of high quality and
excellent customer service - Participate in department or unit quality improvement activities Experience, Education and
Certification Requirements: - One (1)+ year experience in a medical setting, dermatology
practice preferred - Current CPR certification - Medical Assistant certification, preferred

Keywords: MetroDerm, Georgetown , Medical Assistant, Other , Georgetown, Texas

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