Medical Assistant - NE Portland
Job Details
Experienced
HN74 - Portland, OR
N/A
Full Time
Trade School
$21.00 - $24.00 Hourly
None
Day
Health Care
Description

Why work with Med-X Staffing Services, because we look for the right position the first time. Let us get your resume to the top. Apply today!

Med-X Staffing Services seeks to fill a Medical Assisting position located in NE Portland with a busy practice. This position offers excellent benefits with good working environments.

Duties:

Clerical:

a.       Completely fills out the laboratory, x-ray, and referral forms

b.      Calls pharmacy with refills as directed by a physician

Room and Patient Preparation:

a.       Prepares exam room with needed equipment for the various exams

b.      Assists the patients to the exam room

c.       Has patient undress according to the type of complaint or procedure patient is being seen for

d.      Obtains vital signs (height, weight, urine, smoking status, vision, etc.) for the selected exam or as directed by the physician

Patient Care:

a.       Assists the physician with any procedures while maintaining the comfort, privacy, confidentiality, and well-being of the patient

b.      Administers medications and injections as directed by a physician or nurse.  Documents the medication, dose, manufacturer, lot number, and expiration date in the          patient’s chart

c.       Applies any kind of orthopedic device, such as—but not limited to—slings and various kinds, splints, Ace bandages, dressings, etc. as directed by a physician

d.      Assists the physician with exams, medical procedures, and treatments, including:

         i.     Pelvic/PAP smears

         ii.     Minor surgical procedures (i.e. excisions, incisions, wound drainage)

         iii.     Biopsies

         iv.     KOH and wet mounts

         v.     Exercise treadmills

Qualifications:

1) Current valid certification for medical assisting from AAMA, RMA, or NCCT

2) Current valid CPR certification

3) Involves standing, walking, and some lifting

4) Knowledge of biohazard precautions and the use of the precautions

Job Type: Full Time, Direct Hire

Salary: $21 - $24/hour

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus

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