Performs duties under supervision of a Physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs and records information on patient's charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment. Hands instruments and materials to a doctor as directed. May operate x-ray and/or EKG equipment. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
- Certification or Registry as Medical Assistant from an accredited testing center, such as:
American Association of Medical Assistants
National Healthcare Association
A multi-tasked professional; prefer at least 2 years of experience in a medical environment
- BLS with the American Heart Association