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Medical Assistant
Ref No.: 17-09192
Location: Houston, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/29/2017
Perrform routine administrative duties including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients medical records, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, and laboratory services. Perform clinical tasks include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examination, and assisting the physician during the examination. Collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. Arrange examining-room instruments and equipment, purchase and maintain supplies and equipment, and keep waiting and examining rooms neat and clean. They should not be confused with physician assistants, who examine, diagnose, and treat patients under the direct supervision of a physician. Minimum HS Diploma or equivalent required, and graduates of formal programs in medical assisting. Must be certified applicants who have passed a national examination. Must be neat and well groomed and have a courteous, pleasant manner. Must be able to put patients at ease and explain physicians instructions. NOTE: Candidate selected must be Level 2 Fingerprinted with background screening.TB Spot test required also