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Medical Assistant - Urgent Care

Company: Exer Urgent Care
Location: Whittier
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:The Medical Assistant will be responsible for assisting in examination and treatment of patients under direction of the Physician.Exer Core Responsibilities--- Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of Genuine, Caring, and Friendly.--- Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.--- Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special.--- An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments.--- Is able to keep up in the Exer environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.--- Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals.--- Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance.Major Responsibilities-- Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts.-- Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.-- Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.-- Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed.-- Cleans and sterilizes instruments.-- Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.-- Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests.-- Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records.-- Assist doctors with charting-- Chart auditing, CPT and ICD-9 review-- Venipunctures, EKG's, Vital Signs, Blood draws, and Injections-- Prep patients for examination and treatment, and assist during minor office procedures-- Prepare exam and treatment rooms (instrument preparation and sterilization, prescription refills, faxing, and filing)Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Qualificationsv Medical Assistant experiencev CPT I certificationv Experience performing EKGs, blood draws, vital signs and IM injections.v Ability to work well under pressure and be quick on your feetv Neat and professional appearancev Effective written and verbal communication skillsv Vocational certificate in Medical AssistantWorking ConditionsCenter-Based. Requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. The ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs.Job Type: Full-timePay: $19.00 - $20.50 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Urgent CareSchedule:* 3x12Work setting:* Clinic* In-personWork Location: In person

Keywords: Exer Urgent Care, Whittier , Medical Assistant - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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