Medical Assistant, Outpatient Medical and Mental Health Clinic
Description of duties and responsibilities: The Medical Assistant works
alongside a multidisciplinary team which delivers high quality, evidence
informed and community-based primary care and behavioral healthcare
- Escorts clients to appropriate clinical settings, answers client questions and ensures a calm and welcoming environment.
population appropriate vital signs (Height, Weight, BMI, Blood
Pressure, Pulse Rate and Temperature) produces concise documentation in
electronic medical records, and follows clinical protocols for any
- Performs venipuncture to obtain blood samples and collects urine for testing, following orders from prescribing practitioners.
- Coordinates sending samples to the appropriate referral lab, ensuring all samples are labeled and assigned accurately.
and answering calls providing pertinent information including patient
education as directed and related to diagnostic test results and coordinating specialty referrals for follow up care.