Peachtree Orthopedics Clinical Assistant in Metro Atlanta Area, Georgia
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.