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Peachtree Orthopedics Clinical Assistant in Metro Atlanta Area, Georgia

Summary

Seeking a Clinical Medical Assistant that will assist in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a busy Peachtree Orthopedics Surgeon.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Escorts patients to exam area.

  • Performs intake with patients (including medical and other relevant history), documents vital signs and current medications.

  • Obtains patient's orthopedic history and orders x-rays.

  • Schedules diagnostic studies/surgery.

  • Prepares and assists with injections/aspirations.

  • Completes all orders for imaging, therapy, surgery, medication and DME.

  • Dispenses medication via in house pharmacy.

  • Prepares blood, urine and aspirate specimens for laboratory and completes required forms.

  • Applies cast, splints, braces as directed by MD or mid-level provider.

  • Performs dressing changes and removes sutures/staples.

  • Educates patients on proper use of DME, surgical precautions and plan of care.

  • Serves as liaison between patient and physician, answers patient phone calls in a timely manner.

  • Completes forms for handicap parking permits, FMLA, disability, work/school excuses and worker's compensation status.

  • Schedules surgery and coordinates implants or special equipment/biologics with vendors.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program, orthopedic experience strongly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current medical assistant certification preferred. Current CPR certification preferred.

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