Medical Assistant Certified
Our pediatric healthcare facility is seeking a certified medical assistant to provide high-quality patient care in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of clinical and administrative tasks under the direction of a licensed healthcare provider. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a strong commitment to patient care.
Location: Gretna, LA
Greet and check in pediatric patients and their families, verifying demographic and insurance information as needed.
Assist with patient triage, taking vital signs, obtaining medical histories, and preparing patients for examination.
Administer medications and vaccines as directed by the healthcare provider.
Assist with in-office procedures and diagnostic tests, including blood draws, urinalysis, and electrocardiograms.
Provide patient education and instruction on medication use, home care, and disease management.
Maintain accurate and complete electronic health records, including documentation of patient care and medication administration.
Manage incoming phone calls and messages, responding to inquiries and triaging urgent issues to the healthcare provider.
Manage inventory and ordering of medical supplies, maintaining appropriate levels of stock for patient care.
Participate in staff meetings, quality improvement initiatives, and continuing education and training to maintain certification and stay up-to-date with best practices.
High school diploma or equivalent required; completion of an accredited medical assistant program and certification as a medical assistant required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a medical assistant in a pediatric setting preferred.
Strong knowledge of clinical and administrative procedures, medical terminology, and electronic health record systems.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy in clinical procedures and record-keeping.
Commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality and adhering to ethical and professional standards.
Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and support staff.
· $18.00 to $23.00 an hour
· Comprehensive benefits package
Send a copy of your resume for immediate consideration