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Medical Assistant

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No.: OC-68292 Name: Medical Assistant
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 09/05/18 05:00PM
Exam Date: 11/03/18 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $23,609 - $29,942 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for providing clinical and clerical support to a program or unit at a clinic, health care, or long term care facility or other medical setting. Work may also involve home visits to patients or clients to provide direct observation therapy. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of an administrative level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent*** experience in a health care setting performing clerical* duties, nursing aide** duties, or duties responsible for conducting routine clinical tests. Experience in all instances must have involved at least six (6) months full-time or its part-time equivalent*** experience performing venipuncture.

*For the purpose of these minimum qualifications, clerical duties shall have included routine office tasks such as but not limited to, keeping records and accounts, recording/entering and retrieving data and/or information in accordance with prescribed procedures, word processing, etc.

**For the purpose of these minimum qualifications nursing aide duties shall have involved performing direct and indirect services to patients/residents such as, but not limited to, obtaining health information, screening for illnesses, administering treatments such as medicated creams, soaks, local application of heat/cold, etc., assisting with transfers, ambulation, etc.

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