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Certified Medical Assistant- Rutherford Orthopedic

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-7262 Post Date May. 15, 2023 CategoryNursing Support FacilityRutherford Regional Health System

A non-exempt medical office position responsible for the smooth flow of patients in the medical office under the direction of a physician, assists medical providers, and maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with the policies and procedures of the practice.

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.

Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.

Administers intramuscular and subcutaneous and intradermal injections.

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.

Provides patient with appropriate education regarding procedures, diet, and medications ordered by physician and documents appropriately.

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.


Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Associate's Degree in Medical Assistant preferred.


Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

BLS- required


Licenses: Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant required.

Phlebotomy Certification- Preferred


Minimum Work 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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