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MEDICAL ASSISTANTS perform basic patient care functions to assist the nursing/clinical staff in a medical clinic with the examination or treatment of patients; perform related work. Download this job description and modify using any word processor.

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									MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLASS PURPOSE Perform basic patient care functions to assist the nursing/clinical staff in a medical clinic with the examination or treatment of patients; perform related work. GENERAL INFORMATION Incumbents work under supervision of clinical staff, performing routine duties and referring questions and problems to the supervisor. There are two levels in the series, Medical Assistant, and Registered Medical Assistant. They are differentiated on the basis of the range of activities that are carried out, and the level of independence with which they carry out these activities. Incumbents in the Medical Assistant classification do not require a Medical Assistant Certification. Registered Medical Assistant incumbents must have passed the A.A.M.A. examination. EXAMPLES OF WORK Maintain examining and treatment rooms by cleaning and setting up equipment, keeping rooms stocked with supplies, and preparing examining tables. Perform such duties as taking temperature, weight, blood pressure, and pulse; prepare patients for examinations; advise patients concerning preparation for tests. Administer injections/treatments, performs EKG's and assists provider during examinations as 
								
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