Medical Assistant

1909043

Avera Medical Group Tyler, Tyler, MN

Avera Medical Group - Tyler Clinic

Full Time

Day Shift

64 hours/2 weeks

SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for providing care to patients and families.
  • Communicates with physicians as well as other healthcare team members to provide excellent patient care.
  • Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reactions to drugs and treatments to provider.  Dispense medications as directed.
  • Performs general nursing care to patients.  Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with standards of care. Coordinates the patient care activities for the clinic.  
  • Prepares the equipment and assists provider during procedures, treatments, examinations, and testing of patients.
  • Greets patients and prepares them for physical examination.  Screens patients for appropriate information including obtaining the health history, taking vitals and conducting patient evaluations.
  • Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.  Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
  • Conducts clinical interviews with patients to assess a variety of patient needs to include, but not limited to the following information:
    • Chart visits at end of day and/or all necessary information and drugs prescribed
    • obtain weight and height
    • take blood pressure (temperature when necessary)
    • take medical history information
    • prepare patients for exam, having them in proper dress
    • administer certain tests and treatments
    • assist doctor as directed

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program. 
  • Prior experience in a clinic setting is preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • National Certification as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or National Registration as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or National Certification as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the National Health Career Association required
  • CPR certified