Medical Assistant/Scribe

Medical Assistant/Scribe Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Medical Assistant/Scribe to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures;
  • Show patients to examination rooms, procedure rooms or operative rooms and prepare them for the physician;
  • Ensure proper consent forms are obtained prior to preparing a patient for treatment;
  • Participate in department or unit quality improvement activities;
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean;
  • Record patients’ medical history, medications, allergies, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records;
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, wound care instructions and physicians’ instructions to patients;
  • Inspects sterile items prior to opening and lay supplies out on sterile field in an organized manner;
  • Assist physician with surgical procedure while maintaining sterile field;
  • Under Provider direction, authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies;
  • Performs accurate documentation of all procedures in a timely manner;
  • Responsible for cleaning room and medical equipment in between each patient and at the end of the day;
  • Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing;
  • Works with provider to ensure proper compliance documentation to all regulatory bodies;
  • Promotes customer service: ensures all contact with internal and external customers is pleasant, polite and professional.

Requirements:

  • Sit, stand, walk;
  • More than 50% of the time;
  • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients;
  • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.