Medical Assistant- Physician’s Office

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October 25, 2021
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Warrenton, Virginia
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Medical Assistant- Physician's Office in Warrenton, VA at Fauquier Health

Date Posted: 10/25/2021

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Fauquier Health is a Planetree-designated facility and serves the residents of Fauquier and several surrounding counties. It comprises: Fauquier Hospital, a fully-accredited, 97-bed hospital; Fauquier Health Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 115-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility; the Villa at Suffield Meadows, an assisted living facility; the Wound Health Center and a medically supervised Wellness Center offering health and wellness programs. For more information please visit: https://www.fauquierhealth.org/

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Fauquier Health

The Medical Assistant will provide general patient care in a physician office setting. The Medical Assistant will complete tasks as directed by physician and office manager to ensure seamless operation.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.
  • Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection. Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Documents patient care given.
  • Administers injections, vaccines and medications and other related tasks as instructed by physician.
  • Requests, obtains, and reviews all records, test and lab results at least one day prior to the visit.
  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting. Maintains the cleanliness of the examination areas. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.
  • Retrieves and returns telephone calls to patients in a timely manner and relay information provided by physician.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years of college preferred

Required Skills:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Medical Assistant must be credentialed by an organization that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) (within 6 months of hire).

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Required - 1 year experience as a Medical Assistant or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. Demonstrated phlebotomy experience.
  • Preferred - 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse. Six months of phlebotomy skills to include blood draws is preferred.

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