Certified Medical Assistants

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

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
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
• 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
Job Requirements
High School Diploma/GED
Vocational/Technical Education in Medical Assistant
Certified medical assistant
Opelousas General Health System
Jennifer Landry
529 E. Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Opelousas LA 70570
United States