Medical Assistant - Allergy

Medical Assistant - Allergy

GW Medical Faculty Associates | Washington, DC, 20319, US
Salary Range:$34,000 – $40,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Description

Position Summary

To assist physicians, nurses, and patients by providing ambulatory medical care services. Responsible for clinic patient flow, informing physicians of patients' arrival and room assignment.

Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Responsible for clinic patient flow, informing physicians of patients' arrival and room assignment.
* Accompanies and/or assists patients in the exam room in a professional manner.
* Obtains patient vital signs, including height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration. Pulse oximetry if needed.
* Able to perform using manual equipment and Welch Allen spot vital sign machine and import results to electronic medical record in a timely fashion.
* Assist physicians during examinations and procedures.
* May be required to take patient medical history if applicable per department.
* May perform a variety of testing, diagnostic, and screening procedures.
* Assists in explaining test procedures to patients.
* Medications ability to calculate dosages (may be required to demonstrate via passing yearly written medication exam).
* Administer medications (oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal, inhalation, rectal, topical) using proper technique - this duty can only be performed after the MA has demonstrated competency to clinic RN yearly, if applicable per department.

Qualifications

Licensure

* Current basic CPR/AED

Education

* High school graduate and graduate from a Medical Assistant School.
* Certification and Registration as a Medical Assistant are required and required to keep current.

Experience

* Two to three years experience in general patient care (i.e. hospital, physician's office, or ambulatory care setting) preferred.

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