Certified Medical Assistants


Opelousas General Health System
529 E. Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Opelousas, LA 70570
United States

Application Closing Date
5/31/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 Responsible for receiving patients, determines their needs and directs them accordingly. Performs optimal ambulatory health care to patients; stocks and maintains exam rooms and nurse’s stations.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
 
• Plans and manages patient care according to each patient’s needs.
• Interviews patients and records their medical history and physical condition.
• Obtains patient vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration.
• Provides routine care for patients.
• Observes patients’ health.
• Reviews medical charts.
• Communicates with patients and their families.
• Administers medications.
• Prepares and administers injections.
• Assists with patient comfort.
• Maintains medical supplies inventory and performing preventive maintenance to keep medical equipment operating.
• Counsels patients by transmitting physician’s orders and medications refills to pharmacy and progress notes to insurance for prior
authorizations.
• Schedules procedures/imaging; verifying times with patients; and preparing charts and pre-admission and consent forms.
• Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with
legal regulations.
• Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, letting manager know when low, and verifying receipt.
• Serves and protects the practice by adhering to professional standards; facility policies and procedures; and federal, state, and local
requirements.
Job Requirements
High School Diploma/GED
Vocational/Technical Education in Medical Assistant
Certified medical assistant
CPR(BLS)
Employer
Opelousas General Health System
Jennifer Landry
529 E. Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Opelousas LA 70570
United States