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Clinical Assistant

for Peachtree Orthopedics in Atlanta, GA USA

Summary

Seeking a Clinical Medical Assistant that will assist in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a busy Peachtree Orthopedics Surgeon.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • **** patients to exam area.
  • Performs intake with patients (including medical and other relevant history), documents vital signs and current medications.
  • Obtains patient's orthopedic history and orders x-rays.
  • Schedules diagnostic studies/surgery.
  • Prepares and assists with injections/aspirations.
  • Completes all orders for imaging, therapy, surgery, medication and DME.
  • Dispenses medication via in house pharmacy.
  • Prepares blood, urine and aspirate specimens for laboratory and completes required forms.
  • Applies cast, splints, braces as directed by MD or mid-level provider.
  • Performs dressing changes and removes sutures/staples.
  • Educates patients on proper use of DME, surgical precautions and plan of care.
  • Serves as liaison between patient and physician, answers patient phone calls in a timely manner.
  • Completes forms for handicap parking permits, FMLA, disability, work/school excuses and worker's  compensation status.
  • Schedules surgery and coordinates implants or special equipment/biologics with vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program, orthopedic experience strongly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current medical assistant certification preferred. Current CPR certification preferred.

Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Atlanta, GA USA

    Zip Code: 30309

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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