Medical Assistant - Entry Level

Urgent Care Center of Bloomfield, PLLC

Job Description
Medical Assistant – Entry Level Urgent Care Center of Bloomfield is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant to help with Covid testing, and walk-in patients on-site in Bloomfield CT. The successful candidate will report to the head of the medical operations of the Urgent Care and will support all medically related activities. Qualifications for the Medical Assistant: Minimum experience: 1- 2 Years in an Urgent Care or Internal Medicine Setting. Understanding of HIPAA Privacy Rule. Knowledge of EPIC in a clinical/ambulatory setting. Bi-lingual - Spanish is a plus. $15-$16 to start dependent on experience Responsibilities for the Medical Assistant: Perform Fundamental Procedures of Covid PCR and Rapid tests in a high volume and fast paced setting. Disposing of biohazard materials. Perform sterilization techniques Wrapping items for autoclaving Specimen Collection for COVID 19- Test for both Rapid and PCR Prepare screening for TB tests Prepare immunizations for patients Perform flu testing Perform lab tests as needed; urinalysis, pregnancy, strep cultures, STD’s, BV Perform pre-employment and pre-op physicals Diagnostic Testing – electrocardiography (EKG) Obtain and record patient history and vital signs Instructing patients in collection of clean-catch, midstream urine specimen Update Physicians of all test results Update EPIC with patient test results and information Prepare and maintain examination and procedure rooms, keep clean Check expiration date for emergency box Maintain medication and immunization records and follow up test results Provide medical records to authorized parties and patients. Provide support at the Internal Medicine practice Support all medically related activities including stocking of supply room, inventory logs and safekeeping and medical records management.