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Medical Assistant (Medical Center Urgentcare)

Company: Commonwealth Health Corporation
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

  • Position Summary

  • Assists provider in completing office examinations. Administers treatment and therapeutic procedures as directed by provider. Gathers patient information and conducts limited evaluation as required. Performs related technical tasks that support and complement the provider. Assists with patient and family education. Performs Laboratory functions such as obtaining and processing laboratory specimens. Performs urine drug screens and PFT, audio, and BAT exams.

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Work Experience

  • Previous clinical experience in a physician's office preferred.

  • Education

  • Completion of medical assistant training program (or another clinical training program that exceeds the requirements of a medical assistant training program) OR equivalent on the job training working under the direction of a physician is required.

  • Certifications/Licensure

  • Drug Test Collector (Alpha Pro) certification required within 6 months of hire/placement.

  • Registered Medical Assistant preferred.

  • Job Specific Performance Standards

  • The duties listed below are a summary of the major essential functions of this position. The position may require other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned, and specific functions may change from time to time.

  • Documents patient information and communicates to healthcare providers as needed. Triages patients (including obtaining vital signs), follows standing orders for facility, and assists with preparation for examinations and special procedures.

  • Obtains and processes laboratory specimens by various collection methods. Administers and documents subcutaneous, intradermal, and IM injections.

  • Obtains and processes specimens for urine drug screens and maintains proper chain of custody.

  • Performs PFT, audio, and BAT exams.

  • Participates in patient education by providing literature or training regarding medications, use of supplies, etc.

  • Insures cleanliness and preparedness of exam rooms before each use in accordance with infection control principles.

  • Inspects, maintains, troubleshoots, and performs quality control on equipment. Maintains appropriate inventory of supplies and/or medications including ordering, storing, and reporting inventory counts.

  • Completes and documents patient referrals per department procedure.

Keywords: Commonwealth Health Corporation, Bowling Green , Medical Assistant (Medical Center Urgentcare), Healthcare , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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