Podiatry Medical Assistant
Dothan, AL 36303 US
Personnel Resources has an immediate opening for a Medical Assistant for a local podiatrist. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the podiatrist in providing high-quality patient care, and performing various administrative and clinical tasks to ensure smooth clinic operations and exceptional patient experiences. This is a Try-Hire role in the Dothan, AL area.
- Greet patients, escort them to examination rooms, and prepare them for the podiatrist's evaluation.
- Record patients' medical history, vital signs, and reason for visit.
- Assist the podiatrist during patient examinations, procedures, and treatments.
- Educate patients on proper foot care, post-treatment instructions, and preventive measures.
- Collect and process specimens, perform basic laboratory tests, and prepare samples for analysis.
- Administer medications and vaccinations as directed by the podiatrist.
- Schedule and confirm patient appointments, surgeries, and follow-up visits.
- Manage patient records, ensuring accuracy, confidentiality, and compliance with regulations.
- Update and maintain electronic health records (EHR) and other relevant documentation.
- Handle incoming and outgoing phone calls, responding to inquiries and directing calls appropriately.
- Coordinate referrals to other healthcare providers or diagnostic facilities.
- Prepare examination rooms, ensuring cleanliness and availability of necessary supplies.
- Sterilize and maintain medical instruments and equipment.
- Assist with inventory management, ordering supplies, and restocking as needed.
Job Requirements and Skills Set:
- High School Diploma/GED
- Certification is preferred but NOT required
- Previous experience working as a medical assistant
- Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and basic clinical procedures.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and healthcare professionals.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Understanding of HIPAA regulations and commitment to patient confidentiality.
- Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
For more information, please contact us at 334-794-8722.
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