Medical Assistant (Rutherford Children) in Rutherfordton, NC at Rutherford Regional Health System

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever
before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence,
quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience -
making our hospital even stronger.
 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and
commitment.

• Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and
   our hospital strive to achieve.

• Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care
  our hospital delivers.

• And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier
  by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future. 
 
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com

Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.


Assists in the assessment of patient needs and health plan by taking vital signs, history, medication listing,
assessing visual acuity and determining chief complaint.

Completes all necessary documentation in the patient’s medical record in accordance with practice’s charting
policy.


Prepares equipment and assists providers with medical treatments, exams and procedures.

Administers intramuscular and subcutaneous and intradermal injections.

Performs venipunctures and CLIA-Waived lab testing in some clinics (if certified to perform these procedures).

Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment for patients and visitors.  This includes cleaning, sterilizing,
and storing instruments in accordance with practice policies.

Stocks rooms in preparation for the daily work schedule.

Takes inventory of medical and exam room supplies.

Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure
to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation, and other
hazardous substances.

Arranges for specialized consultations and appointments for testing as ordered by the providers.

Answering office phones, assisting front desk in scheduling appointments and directing calls appropriately.

Assist in other functions of the physician practice as needed.


Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Minimum Education:

High school diploma/GED- Required

Medical Assistant Certification - Preferred

Certified Nursing Assistance -Preferred

Phlebotomy Certification- Preferred

CPR Certification – Preferred

Experience: Prior experience working in a physician office is preferred


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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