A medical assistant functions under the direction, guidance, and supervision of a licensed physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or RN. A medical assistant assists in coordinating all aspects of the care received in the Urgent Care setting. This is a Per Diem position.
Education: Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program. In lieu of a Medical Assistant course, recent completion of one year formal RN program .
Experience: Urgent care experience preferred.
Knowledge and Skills: Vitals, triage categories, medication administration, splinting, competency in lab and radiology orders, knowledge of medication rotation and record keeping.
License/Certifications: Current BLS card from American Heart Association (AHA)
Equipment: EKG machine, blood pressure machine, otoscope, oxygen tank, stethoscope, nebulizer, glucose meter, thermometer, pulse-oximeter, Omnicell medication dispensing cabinet, computer, copy machine, fax Machine, and scanner.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the job.