Medical Assistant, YMA
Provide professional medical assistance for the Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility clinical practice in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. This is a 7 day/week clinical operation that requires rotational schedules including early mornings (7 AM start) and weekends.
Required to work Saturday and Sunday from 7:30a-12:00p. May be earlier/later times, based on patient needs.
- Provides care to patients. Assists patients with personal hygiene, nutrition, comfort, and safety.
- Maintains comfortable, orderly, safe, and clean environment.
- Prepares patients for examinations. Provides routine information related to medical treatments and procedures.
- Measures and records vital signs. Collects specimens.
- Prepares examining rooms. Selects and lays out medical supplies. Maintains medical equipment.
- Records and reports patient information. Retrieves laboratory test results and patient files.
- Escorts patients and visitors. Rooms patients for clinical visits.
- Performs CLIA testing as appropriate.
- Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. Performs clerical functions related to medical activities.
Required Education and Experience
High school diploma and completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated proficiency with medical assisting standards and principles. Proven ability with operational processes in a medical setting (i.e. clinical data collection, phlebotomy, and education).
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Demonstrated and proven ability as a medical assistant.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Ability to work independently and as part of a clinical team with demonstrated professional customer-focused demeanor.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Ability to be adaptable and flexible to changing priorities and operational needs.
Proven record of excellent attendance, punctuality and reliability.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Data entry skills associated with use of computers. Ability to scan, file, and stock supplies.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
EPIC experience preferred. Experience in an infertility clinical practice and phlebotomy skills highly desirable.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants or American Registry of Medical Assistants (or ability to get certification/registration within 90 days of employment).
Background Check Requirements
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