Medical Assistant

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Job posting number: #7135629

Posted: March 22, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Within the department Otolaryngology at the Greenspring location, we are seeking a Medical Assistant who will participate in the care of the patient under the direct supervision of the Physician and in collaboration with the healthcare team.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Collect patient information and assessment data.
Obtain and record patients vital signs: temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height.
Report assessment findings to practitioner and records on appropriate documentation forms in a timely manner.
Perform chart review prior to clinic visit to obtain historical data. Monitor patient status recognizing and reporting abnormal findings or changes in condition.
Organize patient care activities based on assessment findings.
Maintain and use principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.
Under clinical supervision, perform delegated procedures common to the specialty area in a safe, effective, and efficient manner according to Clinical Practice Policy and Procedures.
Assist practitioner in identified patient procedures/treatments/examinations, (preparation, positioning, supplies, equipment).
Proactively problem-solve and identify solutions to barriers to safety.
Appropriately obtain and manage specimens including labeling, form completion, transport to laboratories, and log maintenance.
Recognize emergency situations and implement emergency procedures according to clinic guidelines.
Administer first aid, CPR, and maintain emergency equipment and supplies.
Provide appropriate patient education, health information materials and community resources lists as directed; maintain educational supplies.
Identify patients need for additional information, and refer to appropriate healthcare resources.
Complete all relevant tasks in regards to prescription refills; fax pharmacies, follow up with patient and pharmacies.
Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED.
Certification/registration as a Medical Assistant (e.g. CMA, AAMA, RMA, AMT, NAHP).
If not currently certified/registered, must become certified/registered within 180 days (6 months) of hire date. Exam fees will be paid by the department. If a retest is required, associated fees are paid by the employee.
Current CPR certification required. Must maintain MA and CPR certification/registration during employment.

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Job posting number:#7135629
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Online Job Advertising
United States
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