Certified Medical Assistant Ambulatory | Ponca Clinic
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Facility: Vermillion Clinic
Location: Vermillion, SD
Address: 20 S Plum St, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 16.00
The Medical Assistant (MA) functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of practice. The MA in the ambulatory care setting collects subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and communicates this data to the health care provider. Participates in the care of patients by providing contributing data to licensed health care professionals; and following through on the patient's plan of care under the direction of the provider. Communicates the provider's written instructions for care to the patient, or caregiver, by transmission of specifically defined information. Will participate in care for patients, across the lifespan, in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, treatment, and follow-up as patients move in and out of care settings. Performs a variety of duties under the direct supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine. A sampling of the specialized clinical duties performed includes, but is not limited to, obtaining vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, observing and reporting patient's signs or symptoms, and performing point of care testing.
High school diploma; some college preferred.
Successful completion of Medical Assistant course.
Maintains professional certification through American Association of Medical Assistants.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-32659