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Verified Pay $19.00 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Opelika, Alabama

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Job Description

Job Description
Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians is a nationally recognized center of excellence in orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic spine surgery, and interventional spine treatments. We have locations throughout the United States that specialize in providing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive treatments for complex neck and spine problems as well as sports-related injuries and conditions.
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Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant aids and assists the practitioner and medical staff in various patient care activities. This is a clinical position which also includes administrative duties. The duties of the Medical Assistant includes, but is not limited to, recording and updating medical histories and contact information in patient files, scheduling patient appointments and performing standard care procedures like drawing blood, checking vitals or collecting lab samples.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Escorting patients into exam rooms.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records. Patient info
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, or physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Dispose of any waste materials in SHARPS container
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings
  • Maintain inventory of medications for patients and procedure area
  • May operate x-ray or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic testing
  • Cleans and sterilizes medical equipment; observes the principles of sterile technique in performing duties
  • Prepares all pre screening for procedures and surgical consults
  • Fits and instructs on proper use of DME
  • Performing audits as needed on related tasks
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program required; Medical Assistant Certification or Registered Medical Assistant strongly preferred
  • BLS/CPR Certification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and other external parties in a professional, courteous and friendly manner at all times
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Firm grasp on medical practices, administrative processes, and organizational policies
  • Knowledge of patient care and examination procedures
  • Strong computer skills learning and working with EMR systems as well as medication and inventory software
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Pay: From $19.00 per hour

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.