Assists by preparing patients for treatment, taking patient medical history, running basic laboratory tests, assisting during patient treatments and providing basic patient instructions. Performs a variety of clerical duties as assigned.
Successful completion of an approved Medical Assistant program. One (1) to three (3) years experience as a Medical Assistant is highly desirable. Completion of a High School Diploma or its’ equivalent. Current CPR certification. Ability to speak and write in the Spanish language highly preferred. The ability to run routine laboratory tests and perform diagnostic tests as requested by the physician. The interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with patients, nursing/medical staff and their peers. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task with several physicians and staff members simultaneously. Must be a self directed individual and is able to follow protocols consistently. Previous working experience with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook. The clerical aptitude needed to locate and maintain patient charts, answer telephones, and prepare patient charges. Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred.