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Arete Technologies inc Portland, OR
  • Expired: 29 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Title: Medical Assistant (597292)

Location: l OHSU Hospita

Duration: 06/19/2019 to 09/11/2019

Pay Rate $20

Work shift M-F 0700-1330

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program

Required

Medical Assistant Certificate within 6 months of hire

Required

AAMA Only

High school or equivalent

Required

Description

CLASS PURPOSE: The Medical Assistant assists care providers in the care and treatment of patients at a medical facility by performing simple procedures and treatments. Work is performed in various locations throughout a medical facility such as examination rooms and treatment rooms

CLASS DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: This is a single classification and not part of a series

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Patient Care. Assists in admission process by recording patients name, address, phone number, age, and other personal information; takes and records vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse rate, respiration rate, and temperature; makes appointment for patient or refers patient to medical staff for immediate examination or treatment; transports patient to examination or treatment room with use of wheelchair or gurney or assists patient to walk; assists patient in undressing; assists physician with treatment or examination by passing instruments, applying or removing bandages and dressings, holding patient in proper position for x-rays or electrocardiograph, or collecting specimens; gives enemas, administers oral or injectable medication under close supervision of physician; observes and reports changes in patient’s conditions; assists physician in emergency procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation; assists physician in office surgeries.

2. Facility Maintenance. Removes used and un-sterile supplies and instruments from examination or treatment rooms; stocks rooms with sterile supplies and instruments; washes and sterilizes instruments or sends to central supply for sterilization; takes inventory of supplies, equipment, and instruments; orders supplies or requisitions them through unit superior.

3. Miscellaneous. Answers phones, and responds to non-medical questions; files and retrieves patient’s records; runs errands such as delivering specimens to labs, picking up x-rays or lab reports, or picking up medication at pharmacy; transports equipment such as oxygen tanks to other locations within facility.

Arete Technologies inc

Address

OHSU Hospital 97239
Portland, OR
97239 USA