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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

JOB FUNCTION: Healthcare
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: POMPTON LAKES, NJ

COMPENSATION: $18/hr - $20/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION:
POSTED: Sep 15, 2020

Our client, a growing Dermatology firm, is looking for a Medical Assistant to join their growing team near Pompton Lakes, NJ. If you’re looking for a team environment with opportunity to grow and learn then this could be your next role!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$18-20/hr (depending on experience)

Position Overview:

The Medical Assistant (MA) will be responsible for assisting the physician, PA or NP with clerical duties, patient flow, patient care and procedures.

Responsibilities of the Medical Assistant:

  • Prepare the examination room, escorts patient into the room, cleans examination room when exam is complete and maintain efficient patient flow
  • Communicate and provide care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient
  • Schedule appointments accurately and appropriately according to departmental guidelines
  • Consistently and accurately stocks examination rooms with all necessary supplies
  • Assist in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned
  • Reconcile encounters daily and accurately, according to policy guidelines
  • Understands and performs within scope of practice
  • Obtain vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required and document appropriately in EHR
  • Review and update medication list and accurately documents known allergies in the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Accurately document allergies in EHR
  • Employ appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR
  • Appropriately enter orders and schedule appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR
  • Provide referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR
  • Appropriately adhere to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste
  • Maintain proficiency with department specific equipment and troubleshoot and report malfunctions promptly
  • Provide scribing services

Qualifications of the Medical Assistant:

  • 1-3 years of related work experience in Dermatology/skincare required
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing is required
  • Proven ability to organize and perform multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Basic proficiency with computers required
  • Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed is a must

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED  or equivalent work, vocational/technical school experience required
  • Associate Degree’s preferred
  • Medical Assistant certification required

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care Package available
POSITION ID: 90708

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