Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Medical Assistant-MGC Fam Med-ZF/Gray Court in Gray Court, South Carolina
The Medical Assistant is cross trained on both clinical and administrative responsibilities. The clinical aspects include recording vital signs when interacting with patients, compiling patients’ medical histories and administering medications under direction of a supervising physician. The administrative aspects can include everything from scheduling appointments to billing and assisting patients in filling out insurance forms.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
Certification as Medical Assistant (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant(AMT)
Current CPR certification
- Graduate of an accredited school of medical assisting.
- 1-2 years healthcare experience.
Core Job Responsibilities
Measure and record vital signs, takes patient medical history and chief complaint. Record information accurately in the medical chart.
Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.
Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment.
Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments.
Prepare patient for examination.
Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens.
Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery.
Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures.
Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies.
Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider’s orders.
Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections.
Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider.
Use CPR skills when required.
Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards.
Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards.
Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be in good physical condition and able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position.
Manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination and acceptable vision needed in daily work.
Must have strong knowledge of organizational dynamics and have excellent communication/coaching skills.
Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, the public, and other agencies.
Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in crisis situations.
Effective verbal and written communication skills based on the command of the English language.
Must be able to perform the following functions: standing for long hours, walking, stooping, bending, sitting, pushing, pulling, and squatting.
Must be able to lift 30+ lbs. in order to lift/move patients, equipment, and/or supplies utilized in the work place.