Certified Medical Assistant
The Certified Medical Assistant assists the physician with the clinic patients; assists in the preparation of patients for exams and prepares examination room with professional standards of practice.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES SET FORTH BY THE SOUTH DAKOTA CODIFIED LAW (SDCL 36-9B AND 36-9B-2)
1. Performing clinical procedures to include:
a. Performing aseptic procedures;
b. Taking vital signs,
c. Preparing patients for examiniation;
d. Phlebotomous blood withdrawal and non-intravenous injections; and
e. Observing and reporting patients signs or symptoms;
2. Administering basic first aid;
3. Assisting with patient examinations or treatments;
4. Operating office medical equipment;
5. Collecting routine laboratory specimens;
6. Administering medications by unit dosage;
7. Performing basic laboratory procedures;and
8. Performing office procedures including all general administrative duties.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE: This position must be registered with the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. Certification by a national organization does not mean that the Certified Medical Assistant can perform duties outside their scope of practice as noted in the above.
Additional Information Position Type : Full Time Shift : Day Contact Information
Phone: 605-745-3159 ext 2329
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