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Medical Assistant

Company:
Clark Personnel
Location:
Mobile, Alabama, United States
Posted:
July 23, 2019

Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal.

• Explain prescribed procedures and treatments to patients.

• Prepare equipment and aid physician during treatment and examination of patient.

• Ensure all ordered tests are performed accurately and in a timely manner.

• Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.

• Maintain awareness of comfort and needs of the patient.

• Observe patient, record significant conditions and reactions, and notify supervisor or physician of patients condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

• Respond to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.

• Perform all drug screening procedures in accordance with established rules and