Medical Assistant

Published March 25th, 2024

Medical Assistant 
Podiatry – North Haven, CT 

  • $18-22/hr 
  • Temporary to hire potential 
  • Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm (40 hours per week) 
  • MA diploma required 
  • COVID vaccine + 1 booster required 

Responsibilities:

  • Accompanies patients to exam/procedure room.
  • Prepares patients for visit. Typically includes, vitals, height, weight, blood pressure, EKG, specimen collection (where applicable), phlebotomy (where applicable), INR (where applicable), pulse oximetry, spirometry, etc. Documents medical and surgical history, family history, social history, problem list, and medications, in EPIC.
  • Assists physicians/providers with various procedures.
  • Maintains patient records effectively
  • Efficiently manages and routinely checks EPIC in-basket.
  • Answers calls and return calls (in a timely manner) and provides pertinent information
  • Sends/receives patient medical records and abstracts new patient records into EPIC.
  • Cross trained on front desk duties including but not limited to, greeting patients/visitors, answering calls, scheduling appointments, maintaining/scanning patient medical records
  • Cleans exam/procedures rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control following established department policy.
  • Cleans sterilizer (when applicable) according to scheduled maintenance program and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Maintains knowledge of practice policy, HIPPA, current coding, OSHA regulation and CLIA regulations (where applicable).
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