Medical Assistant

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #29930

Our client offers quality health care across the Philadelphia region and they’re looking for a few Certified Medical Assistants to join their team!  Pay is very competitive.

Essential Functions:

  • Sets up exam room and prepare patient for appropriate exam.
  • Track referrals for assigned providers.
  • Participate in weekly planned care team meetings.
  • Checks patient vital signs, obtains medical history, HIV risk assessment and rapid screening, depression screening, standing lab orders and chief complaint.
  • Provides health screenings as ordered by the provider, i.e., vision screening, auditory screening, EKG, urine dipstick, finger-stick glucose and cholesterol readings.
  • Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.
  • Assists providers during exams as directed; i.e.; wound care; application of ace bandages, splints, slings, ear irrigation; Implanon and IUD insertions/removals; assists with vaginal exams and cultures; colposcopies, etc.
  • Administers medications and vaccines, as ordered by the provider.
  • Performs routine or special cleaning of rooms and supplies daily following appropriate Infection Control guidelines.
  • Assists in maintaining inventories. Report when supplies are low or expired.
  • Performs quality control checks and document; i.e., refrigerator/ freezer temperatures; Accu-check and cholesterol calibrations; incubator and hematocrit monitoring; pregnancy and urine test supply checks; etc.
  • Participates in outreach/or community education programs.

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Graduate of an accredited school for Medical Assisting training required
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Two year of MA experience in a medical setting is desirable.

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
 

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Job ID: 29930