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Medical Assistant - Primary Care

Garnett, Kansas
Job Type
19 May 2023


Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm


This position is part of the clinical team. This position is responsible for the initial interactions with patients, such as escorting patients, taking vital signs, setting up and breaking down exam rooms, injections, labs and other related duties. Responsible for moving patients through the clinic efficiently and effectively. Communicates with customers, employees, and other individuals to disseminate or explain information.



Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, updates medication list, allergies at each visit and records information in EMR.
Provides injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests.
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients; assures all rooms are clean and dispose of trash in rooms.
Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Inventories medical supplies and materials.
Maintains consistent patient flow by monitoring scheduling system.
Transports specimens, equipment or supplies utilizing appropriate and safe techniques.
Supports all Providers in their care for patients to include specialty specific procedures/tests.
Performs all duties, services and documentation in full compliance with CHC/SEK policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties as may be assigned.


High School diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from a certified CMA/CNA program is preferred.
Experience in clinic or healthcare setting.


Social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to ethnically and economically diverse patient-and employee-base
Demonstrate knowledge of the rationale of appropriate patient care.
Communicates through appropriate channels. Use proper chain of command for patient complaints.
Ability to handle emergency situations calmly and effectively.
Must be computer literate, especially with Microsoft Office products and be able to use the Internet.
Must be able to maintain good inter-personal relationship with co-workers and other members of the health care team and the organization.
Provide customer service in accordance to the organization's mission.
Be courteous and respectful when interacting with patients and family members.
Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance to organization's policy and procedure and HIPAA requirements.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hazardous material inventory and MSDS available. Wears personal protective equipment as needed. May be exposed to patients/public with communicable diseases.
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