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Medical Assistant - Porter General Surgery

Porter Medical Center | Middlebury, VT 05753

Porter Medical Center

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Porter General Surgery: Full-time (80 hours per pay period) working Monday through Friday, eligible for full benefits. 

Salary Range: Min/Hour: $16.03 Mid/Hour: $20.04 Max/Hour: $24.04

Job Responsibilities

  1. Escort patients to exam rooms and assist with transferring and positioning.
  2. Assist practitioner with examinations and/or treatments and give instructions to patients as requested by the practitioner.
  3. Maintain cleanliness in examination rooms and request supplies to maintain adequate stock.
  4. Takes patient blood pressure, weight, pulse, temperature and/or respiration, pain level as needed and complete patient statistical history information during medical visit.
  5. Relay results of certain diagnostic tests to patients when indicated by the physician.
  6. Attend required inservice trainings, clinical and staff meetings
  7. Performs routine EKG, venipuncture, glucose screening.
  8. Administer approved medications per Medication Administration Protocol
  9. Assist in general office procedures and cover receptionist duties as needed.
  10. Complete appropriate documentation in patient records.

Job Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Up to one year experience in medical setting with certification as a Medical Assistant or equivalent training and/or experience preferred.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Good organizational skills.
  5. BLS certification.
  6. Ability to work under pressure and be able to adapt to medical situations.
  7. Ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours/day, bend, stoop, twist, assist patients in turning, assist patient in arising from exam table, push wheelchair patients, and assist patient in arising from and returning to wheelchair.

Job Code: 1438
Posted On: 06/10/192019-06-10
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare
Job Status: Full Time
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 05753, Healthcare

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