Medical Assistant

Location: WK Pierremont
Department: Clinic - Orthopedic Clinic
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Date Posted: 11/15/2018
Description: Willis-Knighton Health System is seeking a Medical Assistant for the Orthopedic Clinic on the Pierremont campus. The Medical Assistant will provide nursing care to patients in the physician offices under the supervision of the Clinic Physician.  The job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:  assess the health status of patients and collaborates with the nursing staff and physician to establish care procedures; contribute to the planning of appropriate nursing interventions; medication administration for oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or intradermal; assist patients with activities of daily living; document patient assessment;  communicate pertinent information regarding patient condition to other members of the health care team; and provides information to patient/family regarding disease process or diagnostic procedures.  A Louisiana license is a requirement for this position and previous orthopedic experience is preferred. The applicant selected for this position will be required to attend a hospital wide orientation as well as a department orientation upon hire.  If you are a fit for this position, please submit your application here for review.   

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