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Medical Assistant Eye Care Center

Amoskeag Health

Achieving better health outcomes, better patient care, and lowered costs through innovation and strong community partnerships.

This Medical Assistant assists the Optometry Director and rotating Optometry Students in providing care to patients ages 6 with eye services..  Under the guidance of the Chief Medical Officer, or his/her designee, the Medical Assistant may perform lab functions as outlined in the Laboratory Policies & Procedures as well as assist providers with client care.

Medical assistant Core Duties
  1)     Patient set up1.Room patient within time expectation
2.Vital signs1.weights, blood pressures, pulse EVERY VISIT
2.if cough or shortness of breath, respiratory rate and pulse ox
3.temps., heart rates and respiration’s at ALL SICK VISITS
4.disease process specifics as needed i.e... pulse Ox, EKG if chest pain &  heights

3.Review allergies
4.Identify medication refills, pulling and logging out meds.
5.Check  assessment and plan from last visit
6.Write in the CHIEF COMPLAINT
7.Undress the area to be examined i.e.… remove shoes and socks of diabetic patient; remove shirt and bra for breast exam.
8.WCC: ask questions on forms following vital signs screen; BP at age 3 yrs old
9.Chart weight, height and head circumference on graph and mark percentages in logician
10.Check to see if vision and hearing screens are needed (based on age)at least once prior to school age
11.Set up next appointment according to routine schedules1.Prenatal:  monthly until 28 weeks, 2 weeks until 36 and then weekly
2.WCC:  at 1,2,4,6,9,12,15,18 and 24 months then yearly

12.Order and print lab work
2)      Send normal letters, No-show calls/letters and scheduling within 2 days of receiving1.Update Med lists
2.Update problem lists
3)      Stock rooms monthly or as needed
4)      Wrap and sterilize instruments at scheduled time
A)   Review and know name of instruments
5)      Phone expectations1.Begin phone notes for each call
2.Desktop assistance- call backs, making appointments, assist with forms
3.Call medications into pharmacy

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Date Added: July 9, 2019

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