Job Description: Medical Assistant
Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians is a rapidly expanding orthopedic practice, with clinics in Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Additionally, there is an ambulatory surgery center in Atlanta. The practice specializes in providing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive treatment of complex neck and spine problems, as well as sports related injuries and conditions.
The Medical Assistant aids and assists the practitioner and medical staff in various patient care activities. This is a clinical position which also includes administrative duties.
- HIPPA and OSHA compliance; promotes a safe work environment at all times
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicates effectively with medical staff and explain procedures to patients
- Caring demeanor towards patients and co-workers
- Clinical knowledge and terminology
- Ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time
- Working knowledge of computers, fax, copiers and other technology as needed
- Available to work at various locations if needed
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus
- Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
- Escorting patients into exam rooms.
- Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
- Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records. Patient info
- Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
- Explain treatment procedures, medications, or physicians’ instructions to patients.
- Dispose of any waste materials in SHARPS container
- Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
- Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
- Perform clerical work in medical settings.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- High School Diploma or GED required
- Associated or higher degree preferred
- Medical experience preferred
- Medical Certification preferred
Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.