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Aerotek Medical Assistant in Charleston, South Carolina

Description:

  • Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.

  • Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.

  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.

  • Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory test on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; authorizing drug refills as directed; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies; drawing blood; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.

  • Educates patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions.

Qualifications:

  • Must be computer literate and be able to operate Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Must possess good knowledge of office practices.

  • Customer service oriented, organized, and diligent.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work effectively and consistently with limited direct supervision.

  • Ability to communicate well with staff, physicians and general public.

  • Exhibits commitment to effective problem solving techniques when issues arise.

  • Good organizational and strong communication skills with the ability to interact with a variety of persons.

  • Understanding, courteous, and professional at all times in contacts with patients, visitors, employees, and medical staff.

  • Dependable/ must have flexible work schedule.

  • Neat and friendly appearance.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Current Certified Medical Assistant required (RMA, CCMA)

  • Must be CPR Certified

  • 1-3 years of experience in a medical office or health care setting environment preferred

  • Bilingual Preferred (speak English & Spanish); Not Required

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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