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Medical Assistant

  • Ref: 298178
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • Industry: Medical Facility
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Certified Medical Assistant

Our client is in need of a Medical Assistant to support a busy specialty practice.  

Job Duties

  • Prepare patient for exam and obtain vital signs when necessary
  • Enter new patient and update information into the EHR
  • Obtain throat cultures using Universal Precautions and log the culture in EHR and in the logbook under the direction of the MD
  • Assist with TNE including patient preparation
  • Properly clean, wrap & sterilize instruments
  • Make post-operative phone calls and follows protocol
  • Follow MD instructions regarding medications and specific tests
  • Provide patient biopsy results under MD direction
  • Obtain necessary clinical information for consults from the hospital while following the proper protocol
  • Answer phones, triage and take appropriate messages and documents correctly in EHR. 
  • Educate patients regarding PH Probe
  • Insertion of PH Probe and remove PH probe and upload information into the patients chart and send to appropriate MD
  • Educate patients on how to use the sleep apnea monitor.  Download the apnea results and send the information to the appropriate MD
  • Prepare patient for nasal endoscopy as requested by MD
  • Assist with inventory control including supplies and emergency medications in all locations
  • Stock rooms with samples, instruments and supplies
  • Check supplies and samples for expiration dates
  • Upload patient photos into EHR
  • Change biohazard containers 
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Experience & Skills Required

  • Must be a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • Must have experience with EHR 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to identify and respond to emergencies and support approximately 50 – 100 pounds
  • Prior surgical experience a plus
  • Positive outlook and upbeat personality
  • Ability to travel to other locations if needed ( Norwalk, Southbury, Ridgefield) 

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