Medical Assistant

Maxim Healthcare Services - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)3.6


The Medical Assistant is responsible for performing duties under the direction of a physician to assist inthe examination and treatment of patients.

Responsibilities:
Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height 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 doctor as directed
Cleans and sterilizes instruments
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials
Operates x-ray, electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests
Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests
Schedules appointments, receives money for bills, keeps x-ray and other medical records, performs secretarial tasks, and completes insurance forms
May key data into computer to maintain office and patient records
May keep billing records, enter financial transactions into bookkeeping ledgers and computer, and mail monthly statements to patients
Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:
High School diploma or its equivalent
Full command, verbal and written, of the English language
Good telephone communication skills
Knowledge of medical terminology
Knowledge of medical procedures
Knowledge of clerical functions
Current CPR card (if applicable)
Current PPD or Chest X-Ray (if applicable)
Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program; certification preferred
Minimum of one year relevant experience preferred.
Relevant certification/ license if applicable.
Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
Computer proficiency required
Must be at least 18 years of age
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs
  • Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 25 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer