Triage patients and obtains vital signs, current medication and general health information for patient chart and prepares patient for examination. Maintains patient health record in an up-to date status esp, in regard to pain assessment, problem list, and current medication list. Prepares and maintains exam rooms and medical equipment for patient visits and cleans accordingly. Contributes to plan of care for individuals and groups of patients utilizing all principles to reduce medication errors when handling or calling in medications or refills and or when completing physician orders for diagnostic tests.
Must be a graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant or LPN program . Knowledge of practice management systems, office automation skills, and extensive knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 coding. In addition, must possess experience assisting physician with patient care (vital signs, specimen collection, etc.). Must be certified by an accredited program, i.e. AAMA or AMT or must have NC LPN license.
Prefer at least one year of clinical experience in a family care practice.