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Medical Assistant
FAIR OAKS PODIATRY AND Fairfax, VA

Medical Assistant

FAIR OAKS PODIATRY AND
Fairfax, VA
  • $17 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Podiatric Office currently has full-time opportunities for Medical Assistant to join its dynamic clinical team in the Northern VA area.

The candidate will assist physician with patient care duties in a Podiatric environment with supportive, clinical tasks, as well as pertinent administrative tasks as listed below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical

- Responsible for clinic patient flow via efficient and clear communication with the clinician and the implementation of effective time management skills
- Escort patients to and from exam and procedure rooms in a professional manner
- Document pertinent patient data in the EHR, including but not limited to vital signs, patient medical history, reconciliation of medication and allergy profiles, etc.
- Perform a variety of testing, diagnostic, and screening procedures prior to the clinician engaging the patient, such as Xrays foot/ankle, procedure tray setup, Ultrasound setup, Cold laser setup, Nail fungal laser setup, etc.
- Administer medications via different routes as directed by a clinician
- Assist physicians during examinations and procedures
- Casting patients for orthotics
- Apply fiberglass short leg casts
- Assists in explaining test procedures to patients
- Disinfect and stock exam/procedure rooms at the end of each shift
- Perform other related, clinical duties as assigned

Administrative

- Manage telephone lines, prescription voicemail line, and e-fax inboxes
- While adhering to HIPAA guidelines, convey protected health information (PHI) to patients as delegated by a clinician
- Assist in arranging Direct Admission to Hospital
- Assist in scheduling outpatient/inpatient surgery
- Perform other related, administrative duties as assigned

Education/Training

- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program required
- Previous employment in a Podiatric Office preferred, but experience in an Internist, and/or Urgent care setting acceptable

Experience

- Previous employment in a Podiatric Office preferred, but experience in an Internist, and/or Urgent care setting acceptable

License/Certification/Registration

- Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or Registered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) required
- Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association preferred

Company Description
Dr. Zakee O. Shabazz, DPM, serves the Washington D.C. area from his private practice, Fair Oaks Podiatry & Sports Medicine in Fairfax, Virginia. Believing that feet provide the foundation for a healthy life, Dr. Shabazz specializes in the treatment of wound care, sports medicine, and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Shabazz offers the latest technologies in Digital x-ray, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Laser for nail fungus and Cold Laser as physical therapy technique.

Address

FAIR OAKS PODIATRY AND

12011 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy #440 Fairfax VA 22033

Fairfax, VA
USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

Over a month ago

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