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Certified Medical Assistant - (Dr. Craig Morton)
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Lake Charles, LA

Clinical Operations:† Participates in the care of the patient, under the direct supervision of the physician and in collaboration with the healthcare team.

  • Assists physician with procedures/treatments/examinations, (preparation, positioning, supplies, equipment).
  • Maintains and uses principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.
  • Ensures that patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely manner; forwards flags and phone notes as appropriate.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that the preoperative consent forms are obtained and responsible for all aspects of surgery scheduling for their physician.
  • Confirms and clarifies orders prior to implementation of delegated tasks.
  • Observes, records and reports patientís condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physician.
  • Returns patient calls and handles their requests in a timely manner.
  • Follows policies for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous waste materials.
  • Cleans instruments as assigned.
  • Appropriately obtains and manages specimens, including: labeling, form completion and storage awaiting transfer to laboratory.
  • Provides appropriate patient specific education, and health information materials.
  • Covers other clinics and / or phone messages as assigned.

Requirements: National medical assistant certification is required within 6 months of hire.† If not already certified, 2 years of full-time employment in a clinical setting is required.

 

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