Medical Assistant

$20 - $25 hourly

Job Category:Healthcare

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:In Office

Location:Englewood, New Jersey  [In Office]

Job ID:131584

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Job Description

We are working with a client that is looking to hire a Medical Assistant near Englewood, NJ! This opportunity is with an organization that has continued to grow year after year, and is looking to expand their current team. They have several locations across several states with options for internal growth as well. 

 

The Medical Assistant will be responsible for greeting and rooming patients, obtaining vitals, documenting the reasons for the visit and medical history, setting up equipment for the physician, and cleaning the exam rooms. The Medical Assistant will screen patients as well as provide accurate instructions to prepare patients for examination and procedures

Medical Assistant Responsibilities

  • Escorts patient to exam room, identifies patient with 2 identifiers and prepares patient for examination.
  • Obtains accurate vital signs, per organization standards.
  • Documents reason for visit and updates/confirms, allergies, smoking history and pharmacy information.
  • Promptly informs the provider and registered nurse of any significant change in vital signs or acute symptoms.
  • Anticipates/sets up equipment or supplies needed for visit.
  • Cleans and prepares exam room for next patient.

 

Medical Assistant Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED is required
  • Current/up to date Medical Assistant Certification through one of the following entities preferred:
    • American Medical Technologists (AMT)
    • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a clinical healthcare role
  • Strong medical terminology knowledge through coursework or experience is required
  • Customer/Patient Service skills

 

If you are qualified and interested in this Medical Assistant position, please apply today!

 

Cassie Schacht 

Project Manager, Healthcare Revenue Cycle

LaSalle Network

630-472-1700

 

Keywords: medical assistant, certified medical assistant, certified nursing assistant, nursing assistant, phlebotomy, medical history, vitals, vital statistics, medical terminology, vital signs, specimen, triage, medical records, injection, MA, CMA, CNA, electronic health records, clinic

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in accounting and finance, marketing, executive search, technology, administrative, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent, and permanent positions.

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.