Registered Medical Assistant Job Description

Registered medical assistants are healthcare professionals who are licensed, certified, and licensed to practice medicine by the state of practice.

They perform various medical duties under the direction of a licensed physician and may change the patients’ vital signs, take and analyze vital signs, maintain patient charts, administer medications, and assist in procedures.

Registered medical assistants may advance their medical knowledge by taking continuing education courses, acquiring certifications, and earning continuing education credits.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Registered Medical Assistant to work in our clinic. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a medical office and be able to perform all duties of a Medical Assistant. They will be responsible for greeting patients, scheduling appointments, taking medical histories, and performing basic laboratory tests.

Registered Medical Assistant Duties:

  • Ability to quickly and efficiently assess patient needs and priorities.
  • Ability to provide high quality care to patients in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Ability to function effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to organize and maintain medical records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and co-workers.
  • Ability to work effectively with patients of all ages, backgrounds, and personalities.
  • Ability to use medical terminology.
  • Ability to perform routine and clinical laboratory tests.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to complete required ongoing education.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to learn medical office procedures.
  • Ability to work with electronic medical records.
  • Ability to perform some radiology procedures.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Ability to perform various tasks related to the general office, including answering telephones, taking messages and scheduling appointments.

Registered Medical Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Experience in a team environment
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures
  • Ability to perform routine testing, including EKG, x-ray, and laboratory analysis
  • Ability to maintain accurate patient records
  • Experience with electronic medical record systems
  • Excellent communication, multi-tasking,

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Assists a physician or practitioner in providing therapeutic, diagnostic, and preventive services
  • Performs routine medical laboratory tests, including blood, stool, urine, and electrocardiograms
  • Performs health screenings and assists patients with weight, diet, exercise, medication, and other health needs
  • Develops treatment plans for patients, and administers medications as prescribed
  • Assists physicians in minor surgical procedures, and administers and records injections and enemas
  • Conducts diagnostic tests and electrocardiograms
  • Compiles data, prepares charts, and reports and maintains medical records
  • Performs routine laboratory tests
  • Performs routine physical exams, including blood pressure and height measurements
  • Performs a variety of specialized medical laboratory procedures
  • Performs other duties as required

Company Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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