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Medical Assistant

Company: Actalent
Location: Fresno
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Obtain patient history to include chief complaint, social history, review of systems, history of present illness, past history (ocular and general), family history (ocular and general), and history of allergies and medications. . Perform duties consistent with ophthalmic writer/scribe. . Assist physician with laser procedures (MD schedules). . Assist physician with minor procedures, maintaining practice standards of sterile technique and infection control. . Provide patient home care instructions and counseling. . Take patient blood pressure as necessary. . Clarify pre- and post-op instructions with patient. Ophthalmic Scribe Addendum: All technicians at EYE-Q Vision Care are expected to be capable of scribing for the doctors as part of their daily assignments. This skill set includes: o Correctly summarize and document what the physician says during an examination, including but not limited to, proper charting of the examination: documenting additions to the chief complaint, assessment and recommendations for treatment (including justification of decisions reached when appropriate). o Observe the patient and the physician, and assist when appropriate during the exam, including but not limited to: holding the patient's head in the slit lamp, providing additional medications and/or instruments, following directions in a medical emergency. o Maintain an awareness of the patient's verbal and non-verbal communication when the physician is providing instructions, as it may necessitate the writer repeating information, providing written instructions and/or patient education materials for the patient to review at home. Ensure patient understands all instructions. o Accurately maintain patient charts. o Maintain patient flow, by ensuring a minimum of two patient rooms are always occupied. Remain as close to the physician as possible and limit time away from the physician and the patient. o When applicable, provide accurate spectacle or contact lens prescriptions and/or medication prescriptions for the ophthalmologist's signature prior to the completion of the examination. o Alert doctor to patient-related forms that need completion. When appropriate, complete the superbill and/or the check-out form. Prior to following the doctor to the next exam room, will provide direction to the patient to return the check-out form to the front desk area. o Each doctor has their own personality and preferences. Recognize these differences and abide by them when working with that particular physician. Become fluent in the exact requirements of each examination. o Accommodate the needs of the patient for the exam: . Be aware of the examination room and any physical limitations the patient may have. . Make sure the patient chair is down before the patient prepares to leave, the equipment is off, the slit lamp is out of the way, etc. . Provide patient with cane, handbag, coat, etc. to expedite patient flow. o Evaluate the condition of exam room to ensure adequate supplies are in stock. Skills: Medical, Medical assisting, Patient care, medical terminology, vision care, ophthalmology, retina, nexgen, bilingual Top Skills Details: Medical,Medical assisting,Patient care,medical terminology Additional Skills & Qualifications: MA Cert is sufficient Experience Level: Intermediate Level About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Fresno , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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