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Medical Assistant- UC Health Hoxworth- Pediatrics
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Medical Assistant- UC Health Hoxworth- Pediatrics
*Primary Purpose:* Provides clinical back office support to the physician. Assists the physician in procedures and examinations, performs patient education, and gives instructions to the patients as instructed by the physician. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or physician.
* Facilitates and monitors patient flow through the patient care area. Safely escorts/assists patient to exam room. Obtains and documents vital signs chief complaint, reason for visit, pain score, height and weight and other clinical information per individual clinic specialty. Recognizes and reports any abnormalities or discrepancies. Reviews and updates medical and medication history, documents all data in medical record.
* Reviews and implements provider orders. Performs venipuncture, suture removal, nebulizers, EKG's, urine tests, POC testing, visual acuity applies minor dressings and administers limited medication administration as approved by the service area Clinical Manager. Gives instructions for and obtains specimens. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment.
* Schedules and prepares patient for medical tests and procedures, providing instructions. Completes procedure room set-up with appropriate supplies and equipment using sterile technique as appropriate. Provides support to physicians and nurses during procedures and examinations. Participates in procedure time out ensuring documentation in medical record. Cleans and prepares instruments for sterilization using universal precautions.
* Manages clinic inventory and supply ordering. Maintains adequate level of supplies in exam rooms and workstations. Monitors supply expiration dates. Cleans and disinfects exam rooms between patient and as needed.
* Obtains lab and test results from Epic, other information systems and/or outside facilities as requested. Makes results available to appropriate provider. Retrieves, prepares paperwork as needed. Documents "No Show" appointments in EPIC. Sends patient letters as indicated. Completes patient appointment reminder calls.

*Knowledge and Skills:*
*Education:*High school diploma or GED. Graduate of accredited school of medical assisting or equivalent experience.
*Required Skills and Knowledge:*Proficiency with drawing blood, EKGs, and giving injections. Proficient with medical terminology, experience with PCs, good written and verbal communication skills.


**Title:** *Medical Assistant- UC Health Hoxworth- Pediatrics*

**Location:** *Hoxworth Center - 3130 Highland Avenue - Cincinnati, OH*

**Requisition ID:** *048258*

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