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Medical Assistant

CRH UMC, LLC AL Huntsville, AL 35811 Full-Time
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Medical Assistant/LPN - Full -Time
Huntsville, AL
Assists providers in the examination and treatment of patients following established standards and practices, as directed by the physician leader.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Greet patients in waiting area, assure patient flow runs smoothly and efficiently, escort patients to discharge counter.
  • Obtain patient history; assess/triage patient, measure vital signs, and record information on chart.
  • Explain treatment procedures and prepare patient and exam room for examination.
  • Position instruments and equipment and hand to physician as directed. Clean and sterilize instruments and equipment after use.
  • Administer injections, medications, eye and ear irrigations and enemas, dress/bandage wound and incisions, start/monitor IV, draw blood, and assist physician with any procedures.
  • Perform diagnostic tests including eye exams, electrocardiograph, defibrillator, cardiac monitor, oxygen equipment, pulse ox, peak flow and inhalation treatment equipment.
  • Perform CLIA-waived lab tests, draw blood and collect, label and process specimens for send-out.
  • Perform both DOT and Non-DOT urine drug screens, using proper chain of custody; ensure preparation for pick-up and shipment to appropriate laboratory.
  • Perform dosage calculations for administering medications.
  • Remove sutures/staples and change sterile and non-sterile dressings.
  • Where applicable, perform basic x-rays or assist radiology technician with x-ray set-up.
  • Complete medical chart to include medical services rendered, test results, and supplies used.
  • Perform patient call backs, arrange referrals and testing, and schedule follow-up appointments.
  • Monitor disposable inventory and place orders for medical supplies and pharmaceuticals.
  • Perform quality checks on medical equipment.
  • Assist registration staff and perform additional clerical duties as necessary.
Key Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of accredited program for Medical Assisting.
  • Two years of medical assisting or LPN experience.
  • Ability to accurately read and write medical terminology.
  • CPR certification.
  • Completion of accredited medical assisting program.
  • Ability to work all shifts including, day, night, and weekend hours as needed.
  • Ability to escort or transport patient by wheelchair or stretcher when appropriate.
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with electronic medical records.
  • Types 25 words per minute with 96% accuracy.
  • Detail oriented with excellent interpersonal communication skills.

CRH Healthcare provides a professional work environment, a strong clinical support organization and a competitive compensation and benefits package. 
CRH Healthcare an equal opportunity employer:  M/F/D/V

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