Company: Rancho Family Medical Group
Posted on: January 26, 2023
The Medical Assistant supports the care of patients, which is led
by the healthcare provider. Support includes performing clinical
tasks, completing paperwork, communicating with the patient, and
all other tasks which leads to the improvement of the patients'
health. This job description does not imply that these are the only
duties to be performed. He or she may be required to follow any
other instructions and to perform other duties requested by his or
her supervisor based on the needs of the organization.
Required Knowledge & Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of and the ability to perform medical assistant duties
for which the medical assistant course has provided the necessary
degree of skill and judgment; performance shall be limited to those
acts for which he or she has been prepared.
Must pass all items on Rancho's Medical Assistant checklist.
Must pass Rancho administered Vaccine quiz.
Knowledge of accepted procedures for disposing of used
Ability to communicate effectively and congenially with patients
and staff members in person and over the phone.
Ability to exercise tact, initiative, and good judgement when
interacting with patients and staff members.
Ability to observe the general physical condition of patients to
detect signs of abnormalities.
Ability to record observations and notes completely, accurately,
literately, and concisely.
Computer skills necessary to navigate the company's EMR system.
Ability to accept supervision and feedback.
Education and Experience:
High School graduate or the equivalent (G.E.D.).
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant certificate program
Basic medical terminology knowledge
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Takes vital signs and measurements (i.e., height/length and weight,
blood pressure, etc.).
Interviews and records patients or relatives to obtain appropriate
health history and/or immunization status.
Assembles materials and equipment in preparation for clinic
sessions and maintains adequate supplies.
Assists with and provides support during procedures.
Cleans and maintains clinic equipment and disposes of used supplies
Performs screening tests (i.e., eye exams, electrocardiograms, O2,
etc.). for which he or she has been prepared by education and
Prepares, administers, and records immunizations and drugs as
agency policies permit.
Administers injections according to agency policy.
Assist with prescribed administration of medication.
Maintains records and assists with clinical paperwork (i.e.,
refills, orders, forms, referrals, etc.).
Assists patients with problems or requests either by telephone or
Cleans and maintains workstation and exam rooms.
Work cooperatively with others, including appropriate communication
with patients, providers, support staff, and administration.
Comply with all company policies and procedures found in the
Regular attendance and compliance to company schedule.
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by lead or manager.
Must have the physical ability execute the full performance of the
duties of the position.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a
Prolonged periods of standing and moving may be required.
Prolonged period on the phone may be required.
Must be able to lift to 25 pounds at times.
Possess a selfless, team-player mentality.
Known for their dependability and reliability.
Strives for excellence.
Capacity to prioritize tasks.
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