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Medical Assistant

at First State Orthopaedics in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Medical Assistants manage and perform administrative and clinical tasks for their assigned physician at the direction of the physician, clinical management and / or first assistant.  

Job Duties:

  • Working knowledge of EHR and EMP systems..
  • Document and update patient information in EHR system.
  • Update patient medication list.
  • Organize daily work schedules and respond to emergencies as necessary.
  • Prepare patient for examination, instruct patient on procedure and assist physician during exam.
  • Perform clinical tasks - remove casts/dressing, sutures/staples and prepare injections.
  • Order radiology studies in EHR.
  • Generate necessary forms for scheduling tests, surgery, physical therapy, work/gym excuses, scripts for medication and patient instructions.
  • Fit patients with durable medical equipment and generate prescriptions as prescribed by physicians.
  • Store durable medical equipment.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of accredited medical assistant program outside of high school or ARRT registration preferred.
  • Strong computer and interpersonal skills.
  • Exhibit professionalism and ethical behavior at all times.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of patient information.
  • Maintain OSHA and HIPAA regulations.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, bend, reach, maneuver and position patients.  
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Job Posting: 994691

Posted On: Jun 28, 2022

Updated On: Jul 28, 2022