Huggins Hospital

  • Medical Assistant / EMT

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/10/2018 9:37 AM)
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    Location: State/Province Full Name
    New Hampshire
  • Overview

    Under the general supervision of the Practice Manager, is responsible for assisting the Physicians and other licensed medical providers with direct patient care, while treating patients in a respectful, confidential, and family-friendly manner.


    This is a part-time position at Tamworth Family Medicine.


    Education: Graduate of approved Medical Assistant Program preferred.

    Experience: One to two years’ experience in the medical field unless successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program


    Office Functions

    • Accepts and returns patient calls under the supervision of the nurse or provider, using appropriate telephone etiquette.
    • Files and retrieves records as needed.

    Clinical Support Functions

    • Prepares the examination room with needed supplies, instruments, and equipment and maintains room in a clean manner.
    • Greets patients in a professional, friendly manner, escorting them to exam rooms.
    • Prepares/instructs/positions and drapes the patient.
    • Ensures the provider is on schedule being mindful of emergencies and unexpected interruptions\
    • Prepares specimens and documentation for processing or transportation to processing facility.
    • Cares, cleans, and sterilizes equipment per instruction or established procedures.
    • Orders medical supplies and medication/immunizations as needed, and keeps exam rooms and bathrooms stocked.
    • Keeps drug closets clean and organized while ensuring that all medications are current and disposing of expired medications or sample medications per pharmacy procedures.
    • Disposes of used supplies properly and follows all established infection control and biohazard policies and procedures.
    • Calls orders to pharmacies for medications under the direction and supervision of the provider.
    • Completes and processes HMO referrals, pre-certifications or pre-approvals as needed.

    Clinical Direct Functions

    • Documents patient’s vital signs, including blood pressure, temperature, height and weight, visual acuity and immunization history as appropriate to the appointment type and within EMR guidelines.
    • Documents patient’s chief complaint, medical history and completes pertinent forms
    • Performs phlebotomy and venipuncture.
    • Performs EKGs, PFTs, rapid strep, pregnancy tests and other tests that may be ordered by the provider.
    • Assists in minor procedures such as pap smear, suturing, dressing changes, catheterizations and casting. Practices aseptic and sterile techniques as needed.
    • Prepares and administers medications as directed by a provider and in accordance with license.
    • Provide the patient with educational materials as requested by the provider.  Instruct patients about medications diet and exercise.

    Patient Access Functions

    • Schedules appointments and completes orders for patients for appointments, procedures, tests, and/or consultations with other providers as requested by the provider


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