Medical Assistant-Employee Health

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
September 23, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type

Description

Medical Assistant-Employee Health

  • Greer, SC
  • Pelham Medical Center
  • Employee Health
  • Part-Time - Days - 7:00am-11:00am M-f
  • Professional/Technical
  • Job Grade 011
  • Req #: 40063

Summary

Position Summary
The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with direct patient care. S/he is educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the medical care environment.

Minimum Requirements
Education: High school diploma or GED required
Experience: One to two years of medical office experience is preferred

Required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications
Certification as Medical Assistant (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (AMT) is REQUIRED

Core Job Responsibilities
· Medical Assistants will measure and record vital signs, take patient medical history and chief     complaint and record information accurately in the medical chart
· Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies
· Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment.
· Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments
· Prepare patient for examination
· Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens
· Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery
· Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures
· Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies
· Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider's orders
· Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections
· Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider
· Use CPR skills when required
· Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards
· Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards
· Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times
· Perform other duties as requested

Additional Information

As a part of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Pelham Medical Center consists of 48 inpatient rooms and is continuously expanding services to meet the needs of patients. Conveniently located at Westmoreland Road and Highway 14 in Greer, the state-of-the-art facility is a national award winner for its design. The hospital design focuses on both comfort and convenience for patients and visitors. This focus carries over into each patient room with several room features designed to maximize functional efficiency and effectiveness for the patient care team without disturbing the patient.

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