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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Assistant, Campus Life in Atlanta, Georgia

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Description

The Medical Assistant assists in the examination and treatment of patients under a physician's direction.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Obtains vital signs and patient information for inclusion in the patient's medical record.

  • May give injections or treatments, perform routine laboratory tests under the direction of an attending physician, and assist in other patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.

  • Prepares treatment room for examination of patient.

  • May assist with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments/materials to the doctor as directed.

  • Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures.

  • May operate an x-ray, EKG, or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests.

  • Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments; observes the principles of sterile technique in performing duties.

  • Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for lab work.

  • Maintains accurate and complete patient records/documentation.

  • Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies and assists in performing clerical duties.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a licensed provider, RN, or LPN.

  • Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to include, but not limited to, taking vital signs, administering vaccines, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting.

  • As part of a patient focused service, promotes a supportive and healing environment to enhance customer and staff satisfaction.

  • Assists in emergency situations as directed by a licensed provider, RN, or LPN.

  • May also be responsible for some administrative duties in support of patient and practice operations including patient check in/out, responding to patient requests, reinforcing patient and family education, and visitor/telephone reception.

  • Maintains patients' charts and records data, ensuring proper identification, documentation, routing, and confidentiality.

  • Maintains a clean and healthy environment in compliance with Universal Precaution guidelines and safety standards. Orders, verifies, and stores unit supplies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Positions in this classification may require successful completion of a medical assistant training program.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 98343

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department CL: Student Health Services

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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