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Visalia, CA

Salary: 12.80
Date Posted: October 20, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 277539

Job Description

Client in the Porterville Area is looking for Medical Assistants to assist in their medical facility.

Medical Assistant Job Duties:

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming patient visit
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding
  • Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders and questions about any scheduled visits
  • Schedules appointments by making arrangements with the medical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Serves and protects the medical practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Medical Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

  • Supply Management, Verbal Communication, Infection Control, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Organization, Scheduling, Professionalism, Customer Focus, Confidentiality, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork