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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Peachtree Orthopedics
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Medical Assistants - Come join our team at Peachtree Occupational Medicine!

Peachtree Occupational Medicine is affiliated with Peachtree Orthopedics. Founded in 1953, Peachtree Orthopedics is the oldest orthopedic practice in the Southeast. Weve grown over the years, but our high standards of excellence and commitment to quality personalized care have remained the same. Awarded one of Atlantas Top Workplaces by the Atlanta Journal Constitution three years in a row, we offer excellent growth and advancement opportunities. 

Peachtree Occupational Medicine is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Medical Assistant that will assist in the examination and treatment of patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Escorts patients to the exam area.
  • Performs intake with patients (including medical and other relevant history), documents vital signs and current medications.
  • Obtains patient's history and orders x-rays.
  • Schedules diagnostic studies/surgery.
  • Prepares and assists with injections/aspirations.
  • Completes all orders for imaging, therapy, surgery, medication, and DME.
  • Dispenses medication via in-house pharmacy.
  • Prepares blood, urine, and aspirate specimens for laboratory and completes required forms.
  • Applies cast, splints, braces as directed by MD or mid-level provider.
  • Performs dressing changes and removes sutures/staples.
  • Educates patients on the proper use of DME, surgical precautions, and plan of care.
  • Serves as liaison between patient and physician answers patient phone calls in a timely manner.
  • Completes forms for handicap parking permits, FMLA, disability, work/school excuses and worker's  compensation status.
  • Schedules surgery and coordinates implants or special equipment/biologics with vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program preferred. Urgent Care experience a plus.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current medical assistant certification preferred. Current CPR certification preferred.

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