Medical Assistants (OMJ/MC)

Job ID: 233913385 Type: Full-Time
First Priority Urgent Care (OMJ/MC) | 5130 Salem Ave, Trotwood, OH 45426

Medical Assistants (OMJ/MC)

Must be able to Pass a Criminal Background Check

Job Skills And Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities on a day-to-day basis for a medical assistant would include:

  • Preparing instruments and equipment for procedures (such as sutures, sponges, gauze) by assembling, sterilizing and packaging them.
  • Preparing room, equipment and patient for examination or treatment by taking vital signs (pulse, temperature), arranging the patient’s belongings and helping the doctor with the positioning of patients during procedures.
  • Preparing laboratory specimens for analysis in the lab. These can include blood collection tubes and cultures as well as urine samples.
  • Performing phlebotomy, the drawing of blood for lab work.
  • Collecting and processing specimens such as urine and stool specimens.
  • Reporting results to patients or doctors verbally if tests are performed in house or by relaying information from health records to appropriate parties as necessary.
  • Preparing various forms for insurance billing such as patient accounts, referral forms and pre-certification forms.
  • Handling medications such as counting, recording the number of doses given to patients or doctors and explaining how to take medications. This may also include administering injections or IVs under direct supervision from a doctor.
  • Disposing of hazardous waste such as needles and expired drugs according to policy guidelines.
  • Preparing and restocking exam rooms for the next patient.
  • Tracking doctor’s schedule by updating written or electronic charts, checking lab results and responding to messages in voicemail.
  • Regularly keep equipment clean by wiping down surfaces that come into contact with patients, such as counters, bed rails, and chairs.
  • Reporting any issues or concerns to the doctor or clinic manager.
  • Advising patients on how to care for themselves based on their condition and testing results.
  • Helping with clerical duties such as completing insurance forms, filing paperwork or typing letters.
  • Maintaining inventory of supplies in the exam room, stock area and office by checking supply levels according to inventory sheets.
  • Preparing outgoing mail such as reminder postcards to patients and sending completed claim forms or release of information forms to insurance agencies.
  • Completing other duties as assigned, for example, providing transportation for disabled patients, handling paperwork related to payment plans or assisting with presentations at community events.

 

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