The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for performing
patient-oriented procedures under the direction and supervision of
a clinician, RN, or LVN to ensure safe and appropriate patient
care. The MA assists the clinician with minor medical and
surgical procedures; performs a broad spectrum of clerical and
administrative duties related to the delivery of patient care
Consistently exhibit behavior and communication skills that
demonstrate the company’s commitment to superior customer service,
including quality, care, and concern with internal and external
Use, protect, and disclose patients’ protected health
information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
Anticipate the clinician’s needs and carries out orders.
Check for patients' arrival status and escorts patients from
waiting area to exam rooms. Escorts patients to ancillary services
Obtain, record, and report vital signs and other pertinent
patient information to RN, LVN, or clinician.
Perform various medical procedures and medication administration
as appropriate for their certification.
Perform phlebotomy, process lab specimens, and maintain lab
specimen logs as appropriate.
Assist clinician with procedures as requested.
Ensure proper documentation of all procedures.
Maintain and clean exam and treatment areas, specimen processing
areas, and medical equipment.
Complete or assist with the completion of appropriate forms,
tracking, transport, etc.
Minimum: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant
program/Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
Minimum: Phlebotomy certificate.
Minimum: Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross).
Preferred: 2 years post-high school education or a degree from a
Preferred: 1 year of previous Medical Assistant work
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrate basic medication administration.
Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments.
Knowledge of infection control standards and utilization of
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).
Perform essential job functions using proper body mechanics.
Computer literate (i.e., logging on to computer, usage of
keyboard and mouse, familiarity with Windows and email
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Customer service oriented.
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affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected
veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any
other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated
medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required
to pass a drug test before beginning employment.