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Medical Assistant Apprentice
- Middlebury, Connecticut
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management by performing selected clinical and administrative duties.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists provider in preparing for physicals and minor surgeries. Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes patient histories and vital signs, performs phlebotomy and EKG as needed.
Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. Assists with ordering and maintaining supplies and equipment, including sterilization of instruments.
Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments and follows through with referrals when indicated.
Screens telephone calls for referral to nurse or provider.
Maintains patient files, records and other information according to office standards.
Implements provider orders under provider direction and notifies patients of results as requested.
Remains updated and current on the electronic health record policies and procedures.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees and professional development activities. Maintains professional affiliations.
Scribe to include: history of present illness, review of systems, physical exam findings, diagnostic assessment and plan of care.
Maintains patient and office confidentiality.
Performs related work as required.
Reports directly to the Practice Manager
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves frequent standing and walking. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 20 pounds. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing. Requires exposure to bodily fluids. Requires the ability to work in a busy medical office environment.
Performance Requirements: (Required knowledge, skills and abilities.)
Ability to perform medical assistant duties such as assisting the provider, performing EKG's and phlebotomy, vital signs and other office testing / procedures.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with medical staff, patients and the public.
Ability to follow direction and comply with office policies / procedures.
Strong computer skills. Prior experience utilizing medical practice computer systems. Allscripts EMR experience preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology
Working knowledge of insurance requirements
Education: (Acceptable experience and training)
High School Diploma or equivalent.
This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Location: Waterbury Hospital Urology - Staff
Schedule: Full Time, Days, 40 HR Days 7:45a-5
- Job Reference: 1010175383-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Waterbury Hospital
- Location: Middlebury, Connecticut
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent