Under general supervision, the medical assistant assists in the delivery
of patient care. The medical assistant works collaboratively with the
medical provider to meet patient needs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepares equipment and aids healthcare provider during treatment, examination,
and testing of patients.
- Records patients’ weight, blood pressure, pulse, height and other
- Administers ordered immunizations and treatments under direct supervision
of a licensed practitioner.
- Oversees registration of patients. *****
- Cleans surgical supplies in preparation for sterilization offsite.
- Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information
- Responds to and refers incoming phone calls appropriately.
- Performs CLIA waived testing.
- Performs EKGs.
- Obtains blood samples using appropriate venipuncture and/or capillary puncture
- Instructs patients in the proper collection of urine samples.
- Obtains throat and nasopharyngeal samples.
- Responsible for completion of required educational competencies.
- Responsible for attending mandatory in-service classes.
- Accepts accountability for own actions.
- Actively participates in Performance Improvement.
- BLS certification.
OTHER FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL EMPLOYEES:
- Supports and models individual behavior consistent with the Standards of
Excellence and the mission, vision and values of Livingston Healthcare.
Demonstrates commitment to customer service by:
- Building effective working relationships and treating others with respect.
- Interacting with customers (patients, co-workers and visitors) in a warm
and friendly way.
- Taking immediate action to meet customers’ needs or request.
- Attentive to each customer concern.
- Demonstrates and encourages an ethic of open and effective communication
and teamwork throughout the organization.
- Adheres to Livingston HealthCare’s Code of Conduct and Livingston
HealthCare and departmental compliance policies.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to
describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not
be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements which
may be inherent in the position.