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Medical Assistant/Bone & Joint Center

Company: Sovah Health - Martinsville
Location: Martinsville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - MartinsvilleProvides clinical support to patients in the primary care clinic under the supervision of the physician. Provides continuity and coordination of care in the outpatient setting. -Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.Performs decentralized testing; office procedures; monitors refrigerator temperatures; Orders supplies and maintains stock; conducts patient assessments; administers injections and immunizations; completes forms as requested or needed; and accesses computer for patient reports.Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.Maintains drug sample closet; assists with hazardous waste management; conducts filing;conducts call back follow-up and assists with phone calls including calling in prescriptions.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationHigh School diploma or equivalent required.Required SkillsRequires 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.Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately. Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.Required SkillsAbility to operate or learn to operate the following equipment: Pulse Ox, Ear Syringe, Cryosurgery instruments, EKG Machine, Suture/Staple Removal, Nebulizer, Crash Cart, Portable O2 tank, Assist with minor surgery. Knowledge and skills to provide age appropriate care to patients.Minimum Work ExperienceExperience working in a medical office preferred.Required SkillsMedical Assistant Certificate required, or obtained within 6 months of hireLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Sovah Health - Martinsville, Roanoke , Medical Assistant/Bone & Joint Center, Healthcare , Martinsville, Virginia

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