Medical Assistant



Bossier City, LA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Location: Bossier Family Medicine
Position: Medical Assistant
Family Medicine office seeking full-time certified medical assistant. Candidates should be comfortable with preparing charts, maintaining health records, obtaining clinical data from patients/ historians, informing patients of normal lab and test results, prescription refills, scheduling appointments/outreach and taking phone calls.

Medical Assistant Job Duties:

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; reconciling chart and confirming chief complaint of visit and completion of intake (Clinical documentation to include chart reconcile, allergies, medications, past history, social history, family history, vaccines).
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, height and temperature; reporting patient history summary
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; keeping patient information confidential
  • Counsels' patients by transmitting physician's orders and answering questions
  • Phlebotomy procedures, package specimens for transport to laboratory with appropriate labeling
  • Perform EKG, Spirometry, Pulse Ox, vision and hearing screening, gait and balance testing on patients Perform CLIA-waved laboratory testing
  • Assist Providers with medical procedures
  • Administer immunizations/injections as ordered ensuring documentation is completed in the electronic health record
  • And other assigned duties

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certified as a Medical Assistant

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, and diagnosis
  • Great verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of safety, OSHA, and infection control protocol
  • Knowledge of general administrative and clerical procedures
  • Working knowledge of healthcare insurance
  • Supply Management knowledge
  • Flexibility
  • Confidentiality
  • Detail oriented and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Problem Solving ability
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.