Medical Assistant

MAPLEWOOD FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC   Sulphur, LA   Full-time     Other
Posted on May 1, 2023

FULL TIME Medical Assistant needed for our growing practice.

A Medical Assistant, or a Clinical Assistant, is responsible for assisting Doctors and Nurses in providing care to their patients. Their duties include recording and updating medical histories and contact information in patient files, scheduling patient appointments and performing standard care procedures like checking vitals or collecting lab samples.

Medical Assistant duties and responsibilities

Medical Assistants rely on technical skills so they understand how to use equipment to take patient vital signs. They should also be detail-oriented, as they must enter all patient data accurately in their records so doctors and insurance companies can refer to them. Medical Assistants should also have interpersonal skills so they can work with patients who may be in pain.

Medical Assistants may perform the following duties:

  • Schedule appointments
  • Perform data entry
  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Clean exam rooms
  • Answer phone calls
  • Perform injections
  • Assist with minor procedures

Maplewood Family Medicine Clinic is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.