We are seeking a Medical Assistant within the Department Otolaryngology. The Medical Assistant will participate in the care of the patient under the direct supervision of the Physician and in collaboration with the healthcare team.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Collect patient information and assessment data.
Obtain and record patient's vital signs: temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height.
Report assessment findings to practitioner and records on appropriate documentation forms in a timely manner.
Perform chart review prior to clinic visit to obtain historical data. Monitor patient status recognizing and reporting abnormal findings or changes in condition.
Organize patient care activities based on assessment findings.
Maintain and use principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.
Under clinical supervision, perform delegated procedures common to the specialty area in a safe, effective, and efficient manner according to Clinical Practice Policy and Procedures.
Assist practitioner in identified patient procedures/treatments/examinations, (preparation, positioning, supplies, equipment).
Proactively problem-solve and identify solutions to barriers to safety.
Appropriately obtain and manage specimens including labeling, form completion, transport to laboratories, and log maintenance.
Recognize emergency situations and implement emergency procedures according to clinic guidelines.
Administer first aid, CPR, and maintain emergency equipment and supplies.
Provide appropriate patient education, health information materials and community resources lists as directed, maintain educational supplies.
Identify patient's need for additional information, and refer to appropriate healthcare resources.
Complete all relevant tasks in-regards-to prescription refills, fax pharmacies, follow up with patient and pharmacies.
Perform other duties as required.
High School Diploma/GED and certification/registration as a Medical Assistant (e.g. CMA, AAMA, RMA, AMT, NAHP) required.
Current CPR certification required. Must maintain MA and CPR certification/registration during employment.
Knowledge of EPIC is a plus.
Classified Title: Medical Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $20.00 - $22.00/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00 - 4:30 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: JH at Towson Department name: SOM Oto Audiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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