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Provides support/assistance to the clinic medical staff and patients according to established procedures.


  • Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse with current license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Previous Medical Assistant/Primary Care experience preferred
  • IV Certification preferred

General Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the general knowledge, skill and / or ability required:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Equipment, Tools and Materials

  • Calculator
  • Fax, scanner and copy machine
  • General office materials/supplies
  • Information Systems
  • Telephone systems
  • All Patient Care equipment

Security and Access

Will have access to confidential information and abides by the organization’s privacy policies and regulations concerning this information.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Performs admission, assessment, and pre-procedure check-in activities for each patient prior to being seen by the health care provider according to the reason for the visit.
  • Conducts applicable assessments effectively for each specific specialty.
  • Documents patient assessment appropriately according to appointment type and specialty workflow.
  • Documents allergies and type of reaction.
  • Recognizes any deviation from normal and reports to the health care provider.
  • Reviews and updates medication list at each visit.
  • Maintains patient flow from waiting area to exam rooms and keeps patients informed of unexpected waits.
  1. Assists health care provider during clinic and/or procedures in accordance with Medical Assistant scope of practice. This includes, but not limited to:
  • Collects and prepares specimens for lab tests.
  • Documents procedure appropriately in electronic health record and for receiving department.
  • Handles instruments including cleaning, packaging, and sterilization.
  • Preps patients for procedures.
  • Changes dressings, removes sutures, and performs venipuncture.
  • Prepares and administers medications as directed by a health care provider.
  • Enters health care provider orders into the computer system, as needed.
  1. Ensures exam rooms are stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintains instruments, prepares sterilization as required.
  • Maintains all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, quality controls, etc.)
  • Inventories medication, medical supplies and equipment as well as maintains stock levels and expiration dates.
  • Reports any malfunctioning equipment.
  1. Schedules appointments and tests; enters orders into the electronic health record according to orders from and at the direction of the provider.
  • Ensures all related reports, labs and information is available in patient’s medical record prior to appointment.
  • Prepares needed documentation before each scheduled specialty day as appropriate.
  • Communicates all follow-up plans to referral and scheduling team following the patient visit.
  1. Performs emergency treatment as required in accordance with the Medical Assistant scope of practice.
  • Initiates or assists in patient care in an effective and responsive manner as each situation requires.
  • Triages each emergency situation appropriately and involves other resources as appropriate.
  • Follows policies, procedures and protocols in an effective manner.
  1. Performs clinical administrative work.
  • Triages patients over the phone using protocol to determine the acuity of the visit and the visit-length for scheduling purposes.
  • Maintains patient record as instructed and assures accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Contacts the patient following consult appointment to confirm plan of care and next steps.
  • Contacts patient for follow-up after the patient procedure.
  1. Performs and maintains documentation.
  • Documents accurate and ongoing assessments of patient status that reflect nursing interventions, patient responses, patient teaching and status of outcomes at discharge.
  • Maintains documentation of performance measures and quality improvement efforts.
  • Completes shift end check prior to leaving duty.
  1. Communicates effectively.
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with other health team members regarding patient condition, nursing plan of care, patient satisfaction needs and recommendations for meeting identified outcomes.
  • Follows approved shift report format when communicating patient information.
  • Identifies and recognizes abnormal symptoms/changes in patient condition, established priorities, and takes appropriate action. Appropriately reports condition changes to medical provider.
  • Communicates with patients, lab, nurses, pharmacy personnel, specialists, and traveling staff as instructed.
  1. Promotes and ensures patient safety in performance of all responsibilities.
  • Administers medications, treatments and procedures in a timely and safe manner according to health care provider orders and nursing policy, including appropriate performance of standard precautions, using two patient identifiers, and performing patient risk assessments every shift.
  • Demonstrates proficient technical/clinical skills and operational knowledge of equipment on unit.
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics, transfer/lifting techniques to minimize fall risk to patient and injury to self.
  • Implements infectious disease controls as appropriate including isolation procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE), proper use of hand washing and gloves.
  • Follows proper procedures for wasting narcotics and disposal of sharps and hazardous materials.
  1. Performs other duties as assigned.








Department: Specialty Clinic
Reports To: Specialty Clinic Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Base Wage: $15.79/hour – $21.00/hour (additional salary commensurate with education and experience)
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Retirement offered with Employer Contribution. Additional Voluntary Benefits offered for Full Time position.