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Certified Medical Assistant - Laboratory

Company:
FSR
Location:
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

Description:

Medical Assistant job in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

The Medical Assistant job is a civilian position primarily based at Naval Branch Health Clinic Boone's Laboratory Department that is part of the larger Naval Medical Center Portsmouth medical system. The system provides a full range of services to the military community. Civilians work alongside military medical personnel.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

PTO

Competitive Compensation

Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Medical Assistant Job Overview:

Prepare specimens for transport in accordance with Medical Treatment Facility policy.

Perform precise and accurate laboratory testing according to established laboratory procedures.

Prepare exam rooms prior to patient's arrival.

Obtain patient's medical record following appropriate procedures.

Check patient's vital signs, to include temperature, respiration, pulse, weight and blood pressure.

Obtain and document patient's current medical history, drug history, chief complaints, allergies and vital signs on the correct Standard Form before patient is in the exam room.

Assist the provider as needed during exams.

Perform diagnostic procedures when ordered, to include EKGs, urine dip sticks, phlebotomy, etc.

Check each chart for the provider's signature, stamp, and each patient's diagnosis prior to returning the chart to Health Records.

After a physician has verified the medicine and dosage, the HCW shall administer medication to patients.

Obtain lab and x-ray results.

Maintain exam room stock levels and perform routine maintenance of exam rooms, to include dusting, cleaning wash basins, etc.

Complete lab and x-ray requisitions in accordance with clinic policies.

Answer telephone and transcribe accurate messages.

Assist with patient flow and give direct patient care as directed.

Operate the following medical equipment, as directed, such as Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor, Hand Held Nebulizer, EKG Machine (twelve (12) lead), Electronic Thermometer, IV infusion pump (Set-up only), Tynpanometer.

Medical Assistant Job Qualifications:

BLS

High School Diploma or GED certificate

Graduate from a medical assistant training program accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

OR

the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) of the American Medical Technologists

OR

a formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces, OR other formal program as specified.

AHA BLS or American Red Cross BLS for Healthcare Providers

Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a MA within the last three (3) years

Minimum of one (1) year of experience within the last three (3) years performing venipunctures, finger-stick, and heel-sticks on patients from pediatric to geriatric.

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive. We invite you to join our team and grow with us! FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.